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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, 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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Registration now open for interested participantsLagos, 11 September 2018 – Serial entrepreneur and media personality, Mo Abudu, has announced that she is launching a mentoring programme, Your Dream Moment with Mo – The Power Series, for young women in Nigeria and a number of international locations, in January 2019. The pioneering scheme aims to boost the self-esteem and capability of women aged between 18 and 34 years old, enabling them to feel empowered enough to reach for their dreams. Anyone wishing to participate is being encouraged to apply now for this free series of events, the first of which takes place on 14th January in Lagos. Participants can look forward to learning about how to discover their passion and how to use it as a means of fueling their ambitions. Other sessions will focus on how to build a fulfilling career or business, using one’s existing tools and assets, and how to identify and remove obstacles to success in life. Mo Abudu is super-excited about the project. “I’ve been wanting to do this for a very long time because I’m always being approached by ambitious young women who need guidance and support. Sometimes, all they need is that belief and self-confidence that they can turn their dreams into reality. I have gained a huge amount of experience throughout my life as an entrepreneur and I can’t wait to share some of it with these women.” Selected participants can look forward to spending a full day with Mo Abudu, learning powerful lessons for business and career success. To participate in Your Dream Moment with Mo - The Power Series, register now at: https://www.yourdreammomentwithmo.com - Ends -
Looking for love? EbonyLife TV launches Dating Game Nigeria to match singles in exciting show format
Call for contestants announced in a bid to find appealing love partnersLagos, 20 August 2018 – EbonyLife TV, is pleased to announce that applications for Sony Pictures Television’s hit format, The Dating Game, are now open in Nigeria. For the first time, African viewers will get to watch and participate in a show that has been an audience favourite since 1965, airing in over 25 countries. Dating Game Nigeria will give single contestants a chance to find love by asking three hidden suitors a number of questions. Whoever the contestant thinks gave the best answers is chosen and gets a chance to go on a date with the man or woman who asked the questions. In the following episode, the audience gets to see what happened on the date and whether the couple want to see each other again. EbonyLife is looking for participants who are attractive, confident and genuine in their search for the ideal partner. In an unusual departure from standard casting calls, viewers are being encouraged to recommend friends or relatives whom they think would be the ideal catch for another singleton. Mo Abudu, CEO of EbonyLife TV, is excited about the new television production. “Dating Game Nigeria is for anyone who is single and searching – it’s a fun way to meet interesting people and maybe find that special one. We are thrilled at the prospect of bringing people together, with lots of great ways to have a wonderful first date,” she said. Dating Game Nigeria is now calling for applications from interested, potential contestants, as well as recommendations from friends and family. The series will air later this year and culminate in the 2019 Valentine season. Dating Game Nigeria is brought to you with love from Airtel, the smartphone network. For full details, visit www.datinggamenigeria.com -Ends-
Nigerian entertainment and lifestyle channel to reach over 7 million new viewersLagos, 3 July 2018 – EbonyLife TV is proud to announce that from August 1, 2018, they will be broadcasting on the StarTimes network (Satellite 191 and Digital Terrestrial 107), thereby ending its exclusive arrangement with DStv. StarTimes is a leading multinational media company with a strong presence in Africa, operating in 30 countries and with over 10 million subscribers. The partnership with StarTimes is a bid to provide premium, homegrown content to a larger audience across Africa. In addition to expansion of its linear television audience, EbonyLife has launched a global, digital video-on-demand (VoD) service, EbonyLife ON, that allows Nigerian subscribers, who cannot afford expensive satellite TV, to watch its high-quality content for as little as N500 per month. Viewers in the diaspora have already been accessing the service for $2.99 per month. Mo Abudu, CEO of EbonyLife TV is thrilled about the global expansion. “This is an exciting time for us. StarTimes is a force to be reckoned with in Africa. It is a privilege for EbonyLife to have an additional home with the network. Together with the global reach of EbonyLife ON, we will have the potential for millions more people to enjoy our gripping dramas, riveting talk and fun entertainment shows,” she said. Justin Zhang, MD of StarTimes, shares similar sentiments with Abudu. “EbonyLife TV is synonymous with quality, which is important to us. As one of Nigeria’s leading television networks, it made sense to include them in the StarTimes family and to continue delighting customers with engaging, original content,” he said. This collaboration is a win-win for both parties – StarTimes will improve its offering by providing an additional, first-rate channel to users and EbonyLife TV gets an opportunity to broadcast to an even greater number of viewers. EbonyLife ON is now available online to viewers in Nigeria and the rest of Africa. - Ends - For further information, please contact: Michael Williams firstname.lastname@example.org
Indigenous lifestyle and entertainment brand marks milestone year and looks ahead to a bright futureLagos, 3 July 2018 – EbonyLife TV, Nigeria’s leading television channel proudly announces its fifth anniversary, on July 1. Launched in 2013, this is a significant achievement for the proudly ‘made in Nigeria’ company, which has become a major feature film producer as well. To celebrate, the growing media group will be launching a number of initiatives on July 1:
- Its global Video-on-Demand (VoD) digital service, EbonyLife ON, will be available in Africa
- Streaming movies and series via EbonyLife ON Mobile, in partnership with MTN, Airtel and 9 Mobile
- Its regular TV service commences broadcast in Africa on the StarTimes network (channels 191 and 107), in addition to DStv and Flow in 10 Caribbean countries.
- Africa’s first legal drama series, Castle & Castle, premieres on EbonyLife ON
- Launching a new brand identity
Lifestyle and entertainment media group launches colourful look across a range of new servicesLagos, 3 July 2018 – As part of its fifth anniversary celebrations, EbonyLife is changing its look, starting this July. The revamp includes a new logo for the parent brand, EbonyLife Media, and for other brands in the group, which are:
- EbonyLife TV (broadcast on DStv 165 and StarTimes 107 and 191 in Africa, and on Flow in 10 Caribbean countries)
- EbonyLife Films (producers of blockbuster movies, such as Fifty, The Wedding Party movies and Royal Hibiscus Hotel)
- EbonyLife Studios (a film production service for in-house projects and third-party clients)
- EbonyLife ON (our global Video-on-Demand (VoD) digital service for viewers who want to enjoy high-quality series and movies at their convenience)