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26 Nov
Adaora Ifeatu Soludo is a Luxury fashion and digital business entrepreneur. She is the creative director and founder of Aorah, an ethical and sustainable fashion label rooted in culture and traditions
20 Nov
The Federal Government has been urged to support the local Adire fabric Industry with financial incentives that would enhance their contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
16 Apr
For this year’s Easter Sunday service, you may want to consider dressing up in simple but elegant Ankara or Adire attire.
8 Jan
The beauty of Adire fabric is second to none, such that when designed in choice styles, suits both men and women, young and old with unparalleled elegance.
11 Dec 2021
It was a celebration of the beauty of cultural attires as this year’s African Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN), merged with Queen Moremi Ajasaro (QMA) beauty pageant, held at Ile-Ife Osun State on December 5, 2021.
6 Jun 2021
Ifebuche Madu is the founder of Afrikstabel, one of Nigeria’s fashion designers favourite textile company. With designs that have unique stories, she speaks to the Guardian Life about her journey away from the runway to behind the scenes, and her passion for sustainability, and her love for true African textiles. Let’s go back to the…
31 Jan 2021
Of all the Yoruba textile creations, adire, literally that-which-is tied-and-dyed, is the most decorative. The Yoruba produce ofi, sanyan, kijipa and many others, but none accommodates the descriptive and expressive fibre...
6 Dec 2020
Adire (Yoruba: tie and dye) textile is the indigo-dyed cloth made in southwestern Nigeria by Yoruba women, using a variety of resist-dyeing techniques. Among all these forms of art, Adire, which is common among the people of Egbaland in Ogun State, is probably the most reflective of its cultural origin. Abeokuta is said to be the…
13 Nov 2020
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun, yesterday, said that the state would be adopting the popular local fabrics, Adire, as part of the school uniform for public primary and secondary schools in the state.
1 Mar 2020
Adire, a resist-dyed fabric, originally produced and worn by the Yoruba, has warmed itself into the hearts of fashion lovers, designers and those that set the pace in the fashion world. What is more? It is not showing any sign of going away.
29 Sep 2019
From her extensive scholarly works on ancient Benin art to the current show about indigenous fabric adire, Prof Peju Layiwola’s mastery of native African contents keep soaring. Across the world, Layiwola’s works, mostly in the critical visual context of appropriating native subjects
19 Jan 2019
Emerging fashion brand Ebun Oladoye and ace designer Yomi Casual have lifted the veil on their collection termed Afrocalypso, highlighting different designs made with the indigo-dyed fabric called Adire. Shot by Ayo Alasi, the cast of the brands collaborative includes Yomi Makun of Yomi Casual and Nollywood actress/TV host Bridget Chigbufue modeling the unisex pieces.…


9 mins ago
The medical consultants under the auspices of the Medical and Dental Consultants' Association (MDCAN) have raised the alarm that the migration of the medical workforce from the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), is seriously affecting the survival of the tertiary health institution.
14 mins ago
Further to its commitment to the ban on commercial motorcycles within the nation's capital, Abuja, the joint enforcement team of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) crushed 432 seized motorcycles on Thursday.
35 mins ago
The Boko Haram insurgency terrorising the Northeast part of the country is the handiwork of foreigners who penetrated the region in the guise of seeking to acquire Quranic education, Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has said.
52 mins ago
The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Kano central, Abdulsalam AbdulKareem (popularly known as AA Zaura) has vowed that he would rather remain stronger in the face of political "detractors" bent to tarnish his hard-earned reputation.
1 hour ago
Eminent Nigerians from the Southeast under the authority of the Igbo Elders Consultative Forum have urged Southeast residents to reject the five-day sit-at-home declared by Finland-based Simon Ekpa, a protege of detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The South-East elders described Ekpa's draconian order as the height of insensitivity to…