Ace Nigerian Author Ibitola Ojoye – Adebayo graces the cover of the flagship issue of C. hub magazine – THE ICONS issue which features great pioneers and creative champions of this era. The bestselling author of ‘Acceptance and Acceptance into the darkness,’ a book to soon be adapted into a feature film, tells us exclusively of her stumbling into writing, her early days in Nigeria. An experience she said was instrumental to shaping who she is today. Born in England and was taken home to study and learn the cultures of the land, Ibitola resented her mum for that, however, her Nigerian parents knew exactly what they wanted for her. Her mum continued to send her novels and books to keep busy. Today that simple mum gesture has become instrument to an Internationally acclaimed, award winning ace author . Read the exclusive interview on this issue.
Featured also are the ICONS who have given up on their comfort to make sure that Africans’ story, creativity and heritage are told in a way to give value, dignity and enthusiasm to the narrative of Africans and Black people as a race. They are – Veteran Journalist Sherry Ann Dixon, Dr Alistair Soyode (Founder BEN TV) Menelik Shabazz (founder Black FilmMakers International Film Festival) and Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe (founder BUFF) .
Also we bring you ICONIC moments in fashion and sports and those who created such moments in history. That’s not all, in this issue, we discovered an Iconic Nigerian Igbo restaurant in London. At last, Jamie Oliver has no reason to mess with Jollof Rice recipe. The pepper soup is our favourite, but the story behind the ‘Ulumma B restaurant’ is even more inspiring as Veteran journalist Sherry Dixon will find.
As summer struggles to make it’s way through the rains, we equip you with tips on the top of the list for you to stay ever ready. Plus lots of giveaways . We also bring you our exclusive chat with the founder of African Yoga and most importantly, Dr Kem answers all your health questions (all the benefits of Coconut oil) on AskDrKem’s healthy lifestyle column. Then don’t forget to check out our top of the shelve listing on books, movies and all . #CultureAlert.
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Making the cover
Photographer – Idris Abdulkarem (Ismile photos)
Designer/Stylist – Rose Perkins – (Fashionsistas)
Makeup artist – Damilola Balogun (True Glam Beauty)