entrepreneurship, Interview, Published Articles

Meet the Boss, Chidiadi Madumere, Black Purist Media

Chidiadi Madumere is the MD/CEO of Black Purist Media Ltd, a fast growing integrated communications agency in Nigeria. She started her career with EbonyLife TV as the Head Writer for Season 3 of the Naija Diamonds documentary series before moving into full event, TV, stage & film production. Chidiadi, who studied Law at Abia State University, currently sits on the board of directors at Small Business Owners Initiative Limited. I interviewed her last week; read it HERE.

Interview, Published Articles

10 Questions for Victor Sanchez Aghahowa, Director, Screenwriter and Producer

From his days at Mnet’s Tinsel, to Hotel Majestic, ELTV’s Dowry and the web series #howsheleftmybrother, and most recently Hush on Africa Magic, Victor Sanchez Aghahowa has brought to life many much talked about characters and stories over the years. I had 10 questions for the multi-talented director, screenwriter and producer who is the Principal Creative Officer at TatafoHQ. Read the interview HERE.

Inspiration, Published Articles

10 Memories Ireti Doyle Fans Will Always Cherish

There are certain things that only fans of Ireti Doyle can fully relate to, the latest of which includes the way our hearts thrilled to hear her say, “I’m not about to let the Cokers poison my guests” and later watch her raise her eyebrows at the wedding planner who was naïve enough to suggest the Onwukas and the Cokers dance in together. How we’ve watched the trailer of The Wedding Party over and over and cannot wait for the movie to be released already!

Ireti Doyle, who turns 50 next year, is pure class, and she is also a director’s delight; her interpretation of her roles is always superb. Hardworking, beautiful and intelligent, with two decades of TV and film experience under her belt, it is not surprising that she is admired and respected by many. Here are just 10 memories that make her fans smile, sigh and chuckle. Continue reading…

Inspiration, Interview, Published Articles

10 Questions For Arit Okpo, ELTV Presenter And Producer

Arit Okpo is one of the most recognisable and most beloved faces on Ebony Life TV, where she has worked as a producer and presenter on a variety of shows including EL Reports, The Crunch, and Destination Africa. This self-described multi-contextual writer and avid reader recently unveiled a side of her viewers would never have guessed existed: she loves cooking, as foodies all over Africa discovered on Chefrican, ELTV’s food show that features the preparation of traditional dishes from all over Africa, with a modern twist.

I had 10 questions for Arit, who is also ELTV’s Senior State House Correspondent. Continue reading…

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Caroline Chikezie, “The Governor”

EbonyLife TV’s compelling new series, The Governor, is powered by a cast well known to Nigerians, except for the Governor herself! We know her father, her husband, her son, her Chief of Staff, and even her detractors, but the questions on many lips have been, “Who is this woman?” and “Where did she come from?”

The role of Angela Ochello, former deputy governor and now governor of Savannah State, is played by the charming, talented Caroline Chikezie. Here are some interesting facts about her. Continue reading…