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Any man that can give an answer to this question that would satisfy just 50% of women deserves a Nobel Peace Prize. That man is one step closer to discovering world peace and it’s really as serious as that.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRG2f1HIyTk&list=PLB1Uvqrn0ORGwyndBwdi1vo0MJM0W40ny
Women always wonder why men never seem to know what they want but for men, it’s like playing football while the goalposts keep moving. When we come close to answering the question women all over the world seem to retreat to this secret group chat on WhatsApp and agree to disagree with the brotherhood of men.
There was a time when we thought women just wanted a man who cared for them was affectionate and showered them with gifts, any gift would do, we thought. A Shoe was a shoe just let it be fine. These days there are shoes and then there is Louboutin. Make no mistake about it, they are not the same thing.
Sure there are general rules and principles that women claim men must obey and abide by. At least that’s what they claim. Ask any married man, he will tell you it’s a lie. Your girl can tell you her problems, you take the initiative and attempt to solve it and your girl is mad at you. Truth is she never wanted you to solve it. She just wanted you to listen. That’s what you’ll think till the next time you listen and sit on your ass.
For heaven sakes, if Albert Einstein got divorced and couldn’t E=mc2 his way to answer what a woman would want, can women cut us some slack.
If you don’t believe me you can undertake further studies by catching Men’s Corner at 23:00 CAT on EbonyLife TV DStv Channel 165.
We meet the psychotic Mr Angel and his accomplice. Kay takes Eli out to their old school to share something personal with him. Benjamin Abaddon agrees to be interviewed by a notoriously tough TV journalist, but who is in control? Meanwhile Eli and Maya head out to Kay’s birthday party. Ziv uses the opportunity to his advantage.
Lagos, Nigeria 14 August 2019 – Premium African broadcaster, EbonyLife TV in partnership with Access Bank launches More Access to Market on Wednesday, August 14th.
More Access to Market is about helping business owners grow their businesses. EbonyLife TV will work with Access Bank SMEs to design, produce and broadcast 15-second adverts 3 times a week, that showcases their business to our audiences all over the world at a bargain. Currently, this service does not exist in the marketplace today. EbonyLife TV is here to help business owners promote their products and services to a new level by creating marketable ads with impact. This unique opportunity is guaranteed to help grow their business, retain customer accounts and loyalty.
EbonyLife TV CEO, Mo Abudu says, “For SMEs, More Access to Market is the most cost-effective television advertising that works to really grow your business. We are delighted to extend you an opportunity to take advantage of our high-value advertising. With the benefit of our Pan-African audience and high-quality content, we are offering unmatched value in the market place. We look forward to working with Access Bank on this incredible initiative!”
Ayo Olojede, Group Head, Emerging Businesses Access Bank says “Access Bank is always seeking for strategic partnerships that will help our SMEs grow their business. The partnership with EbonyLife will provide improved visibility/access to market for customers’ brand and business on TV within Nigeria and indeed Africa as they will be featured on Startimes and DSTV”. SMEs can sign up to the Annual, Bi-Annual and Quarterly Plans for as low as N37,500 per month and this will include the set-up cost to create the commercial and showcase the ads to EbonyLife TV’s prime audience. Businesses can look forward to Increased revenue and profitability; Reinforce online and social media marketing; Build authority and credibility; Improve brand awareness and recognition; and much more.
To take advantage of this opportunity, customers can visit the bank's website www.accessbankplc.com to apply.
About EbonyLife TV
EbonyLife TV is a ﬂagship channel on both DStv and Startimes, with a combined reach of more than 20 million households in 52 African countries including Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, and Kenya. EbonyLife TV is also viewed and across the Caribbean on the FLOW network and online through EbonyLife ON, a global video-on-demand service.
About Access Bank
Access Bank today is the largest bank in Nigeria and Africa's leading bank by customer base. It is a full-service commercial bank operating through a network of more than 600 branches and service outlets, spanning three continents, 12 countries, and 29 million customers.
Please contact the Access Bank 24-hour Contact Centre on: 0700CallAccess, 0700 000000, +234 1-2712005-7, +234 1-2802500 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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EbonyLife partners with Funke Akindele to direct and star in its latest December blockbuster, Your Excellency
Production begins on sizzling political satire with an all-star castLagos, 5 August 2019 – EbonyLife Films, producer of Fifty, The Wedding Party, The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai and Chief Daddy is delighted to announce that production has begun on its latest feature film, the social-media-driven political comedy, Your Excellency. To ensure that this movie follows in the footsteps of these previous blockbusters, EbonyLife has partnered with award-winning actress and content producer Funke Akindele to direct the film and act in a leading role. While this is Funke’s debut as a feature film director, she is an experienced producer of eight movies, including the widely acclaimed Jenifa and The Return of Jenifa. She parlayed this success into the immensely popular television series Jenifa’s Diary, which became the most watched family series in Nigeria. Your Excellency tells the story of Chief Olalekan Ajadi, a bumbling, billionaire businessman and failed presidential candidate, who is obsessed with Donald Trump. Just when his campaign looks set to be another disaster, Ajadi is anointed by a major party and becomes a credible contender – all through the power of social media. As the political drama unfolds, it seems possible that even the most inept candidate, with little to offer voters except viral soundbites and amusing antics, can mount a serious challenge for the presidency. Mo Abudu, the Executive Producer, is feeling good about the movie’s prospects. “EbonyLife Films is really excited to have Funke Akindele at the helm, directing her first feature. Her knack for telling a good story, her comedic instincts and an incredible work ethic make her the perfect choice for this film. Everyone will be able to relate to the characters and the way in which social media is shaping our lives and the country’s future,” she said. Speaking from the set, Funke Akindele was upbeat. “Your Excellency has a great script, excellent cast and an experienced production team, so I’m looking forward to making the best possible film. It’s great to be working with Aunty Mo again, so soon after the success of Chief Daddy, and hopefully, we can make another hit movie.” The cast is a star-studded ensemble of well-known Nollywood faces, including (in alphabetical order): Funke Akindele, Lala Akindoju, Shaffy Bello, Kunle Coker, Ekun Edewor, Alex Ekubo, Oreka Godis, Osas Ighodaro, Mike Iheuwa, Seyi Law, Akin Lewis, Bimbo Manuel, Deyemi Okanlawon, Ini Dima-Okojie, Chioma ‘Chigul’ Omeruah, Emmanuel OMG, Ikechukwu Onunaku, Helen Paul and Toni Tones. The movie was written by Yinka Ogun, with Isioma Osaje and James Amuta producing. -Ends- Your Excellency is set for release on 13th December 2019 across Nigeria. For more information, visit www.ebonylifefilms.com
Lagos, 14 March 2019. The crew and star cast of the Chief Daddy movie, including Mo Abudu, Niyi Akinmolayan, Kate Henshaw, Funke Akindele, Ini Edo, Dakore Egbuson, Ajoke Silva, Taiwo Obeleye and other renowned guests celebrated the launch of the movie at the Netflix launch party, held in Lagos on Tuesday, 12 March.
“It’s always our pleasure to partner with Netflix” stated Mo Abudu, Executive Producer of Chief Daddy. With a partnership that started in 2015 with FIFTY, then in 2017 with The Wedding Party and now in 2019 with Chief Daddy, Mo Abudu says the EbonyLife Films team can’t wait for feedback from the diaspora – and comedy fans in general – to pour in from around the world. “This is our third film to find a home on Netflix – and it gets more thrilling every time,” she says. “We’re delighted to have such a powerful partner take this film global and we can’t wait to see the reaction to it, from around the world”.
Having dominated the West African box office in 2018, Chief Daddy’s heavyweight brand of comedy is available right now on the world’s most popular streaming service.
When Lagos-based billionaire Chief Daddy keels over suddenly at the dinner table, there’s a scramble amongst family members, household staff and mistresses for a slice of his fortune. But there’s a catch – a codicil to his will declares that they must find a way to work together to arrange his funeral, or risk losing everything.
Lagos, Nigeria, 12 November 2018 - Today, the University of Westminster awarded Mo Abudu, founder and chief executive of EbonyLife Media, an honorary degree of Doctor of Arts, in recognition of her outstanding services to broadcasting and enterprise in Nigeria. The presentation was made during the university’s annual graduation ceremony at the prestigious Royal Festival Hall in London.
The broadcaster and filmmaker attended Westminster in 1993, when she completed a master’s degree in Manpower Studies. After successful careers as a corporate executive and human resources entrepreneur, Ms Abudu entered the world of media as the host and producer of Moments with Mo, the first pan-African talk show. In 2012, she went on to found EbonyLife TV, which has grown into a media group, encompassing movie production and global video-on-demand (VoD).
Despite a challenging business environment, 2018 has been a landmark year for Mo Abudu, beginning in March with the announcement by Sony Pictures Television that they had struck a three-project production deal with EbonyLife. The media group celebrated its 5th anniversary in July with the launch of EbonyLife ON, its global VoD service. In October, Mo was included in The Powerlist, the top 100 most influential people of African and Caribbean heritage in the UK, alongside Meghan Markle, Anthony Joshua and Lewis Hamilton. December marks the release of Chief Daddy, the fifth feature produced by EbonyLife Films, and Abudu will be hoping for a solid performance at the cinema box office, to close the year.
In her acceptance speech at the ceremony, an impassioned Mo spoke directly to the graduates from the School of Arts and School of Media and Communication. “The most important thing in life is to find your God-given purpose and passion. I mention God because I am a strong Christian and I truly believe he directs my every step. But, going back to purpose, please find that thing you are passionate about, that you feel you were born to do. Then, spend every day planning and carrying out that purpose. It’s not always easy to find - but if you persevere, it will never fail you. When things get tough - and they will - just keep forging ahead. Stay focused, be tenacious and, eventually, your purpose will multiply and become unstoppable!”
According to the Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Peter Bonfield, “Westminster University awards honorary degrees to those who have made outstanding contributions in their personal and professional lives.”
Abudu continues a proud tradition of accomplished Nigerians receiving honorary doctorates from prestigious universities abroad. These include Chinua Achebe, who received over 30 degrees from Harvard, Brown and other universities; Wole Soyinka (Yale, Harvard, Princeton); Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Yale); Chimamanda Adichie (Johns Hopkins, Edinburgh, London); Aliko Dangote (Coventry); and David Oyelowo (South Bank).
The University of Westminster began its tradition of academic excellence in 1838, as Great Britain’s first polytechnic. It was created to demonstrate new technologies and inventions to the public, and played a significant role in the popularisation of science. Fittingly, it was the venue for the first public moving picture show (movie) in the UK in 1896 and offered the first degree courses in Photographic Science, Photography and Media Studies in the 1960s and 1970s. Now with over 22,000 students spread over four central London campuses and thousands more in affiliates overseas, Westminster continues to be a leader in advanced education for architecture, law, languages and science, amongst other subjects.
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