Monthly Archive: September 2013

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Nigerian Woman Wins Muslim Miss World

The annual Muslim event – now in its third year - was created in protest against the Miss World competition which is taking place in Bali, Indonesia, later this month. The Miss World contest has previously come under fire for its controversial swim suit portion. When Nigeria was due to host the Miss World...

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The Lost Hairstyles of Nigeria Past

These days many women don’t consider themselves fashionable unless they’re weighed down by the latest 16-inch Brazilian weave-on made from 100% human hair. As an article in the UK Guardian points out, this attitude cuts across class and ethnicity. But it wasn’t always like this. In the past, women considered their natural...