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Take a Moment to Revel in Lupita’s Headwrap Game

Lupita did not come to Hollywood to play. Take a look at N'yongo's excellent headwrap style.

Just when you think Lupita Nyong’o has reached her peak style, she comes back again to remind you exactly why she has graced the cover of Vogue three times in two years. The talented actress looked stunning in every outfit she wore to the premiere of her newly released film Queen of Katwe, as she paired haute couture attires with traditional headwraps.


Lupita’s choice of style for the press tour of the film is not random. She mentions to People Magazine how her style is reflective of the role she plays saying, “Micaela (her stylist) and I like to be inspired by the thing we’re promoting. So we find our own little secrets and sources of inspiration. So, for this film we’re inspired by the character I play.” She also doesn’t fail to point out that these styles are ‘quintessentially African’

As if we didn’t love Lupita enough, she supported a few African designers such as Kibonen NY and Dpiper Twins by wearing some of their designs on the red carpet. Appearance after appearance, she flawlessly rocks her crown and unapologetically too while inspiring her many fans to always be proud of their heritage.

Here are some of our favorites looks that will prove to you that Lupita did not come to Hollywood to play:

Lupita's headwrap styles

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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