Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Funke Akindele's the Boss Lady! As Issue 7 of Y! Magazine presents the 'New Establishment'



Press release
     It’s an edgy and sexy Funke Akindele on the cover of the influential pop culture brandY! Magazine. The actress holds centre stage for the magazine’s 7th edition as it profiles the most exciting ideas across Nigeria — in technology, business, education, fashion, development, entertainment, the media, governance and more.
  “This edition is very dear to our hearts. We went around the country to look for the best ideas, the brightest innovations, the most cutting edge technology – young Nigerians who are doing amazing work across sectors and setting a new standard for Nigeria’s future.
   There’s a feature on the exciting Co-Creation Hub, an arena that pools talent, ideas and projects that are redefining Nigeria’s technology space; the Innovation Factory which is changing the way we see New Media in Nigeria; Student Circle which is revolutionising the way students across the country access knowledge, two young people who have found a solution to Nigeria’s power challenge and two deal web sites that are changing the way we buy and sell.

  There is an interview with Idris Ayo Bello, an ideas factory who is responsible forWennovationLibraries Across AfricaAfyaZima, and The Next Cool Idea, a conversation with the three young men who run the path-finding Jobberman.com as well as an interview with the two young men behind the influential music websiteNotJustOk.com.
 Y! also interviews 12 young Nigerians aged 21 and below, and christens them  ‘The New New Establishment’. 
                       



    All of this is capped off with a delicious mishmash of pop culture highlights — including the ‘Signorina Vintage’ style shoot, Terrence Sambo exploring colonial architecture in Lagos, a feature story profiling the rise of the glossy magazine, interviews with Banky W, Kelly Hansome, Beat FM’s Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi,Soundcity’s Olamide Adedeji, Tinsel’s Gbenro Ajibade, and reviews of music, movies, radio, television, stage restaurants, gadgets and books from across the country.

Y! Magazine is now available with vendors and stores across the country.

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