Nigeria’s Emerging Fashionpreneurs
By Guardian Exclusive
25 November 2017 | 6:00 am
By supporting young, passionate and creative, BoI is hopeful that Nigeria's emerging fashion designers will make the industry Nigeria's new oil.
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