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WEF Announces Umar-sadiq, PHN CEO, As 2016 Young Global Leader

Posted: Mar 17, 2016 at 12:39 pm   /   Health, HighFlyer, News

After a rigorous and comprehensive selection process, Muntaqa Umar-Sadiq has been honoured and announced the 2016 Young Global Leader by […]

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Government Must Adopt Change Mantra As Policy Document To Avoid Failure – Akinwunmi

Posted: Mar 16, 2016 at 6:26 am   /   Brand & marketing old, BUSINESS, HighFlyer, Law Report

Lolu Akinwunmi is a former chairman of APCON, who by any standard remains a leading light having spent all of […]

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I Have Fulfilled All My Childhood Dreams – Biodun Kupoluyi

Posted: Jun 21, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   HighFlyer, LIFE

Biodun Kupoluyi is the publisher of the entertainment magazine,e E247. Before his sojourn into the world of publishing, he had […]

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I’d like Nigerians to buy Nigeria –Sofola-Ibukunoluwa

Posted: Jun 14, 2014 at 12:01 am   /   HighFlyer

Omolabake Sofola-Ibukunoluwa is the managing director of  United Courier  who has turned the fortunes of the 23-year-old company around. In […]

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Ben TV was born out of necessity –Alistair Soyode

Posted: May 11, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   HighFlyer

Ask any Nigerian in the UK or any part of Europe and he will tell you that BEN TV is […]

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Adenuga has made several interventions in my life –Mayor Akinpelu

Posted: May 4, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   HighFlyer

Isiaka Mayowa Abiodun Akinpelu, popularly known as Mayor Akinpelu, started his journey into journalism as an undercover reporter in the […]

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Tiwa Savage is not my rival – Omawumi

Posted: Apr 6, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   HighFlyer

Omawumi Megbele has grown from the young woman who won the West African Idols talent hunt in 2007 to one of the highest paid artistes in the country. Though the journey is an upward spiral, there were many hurdles on the way. In this encounter with SENIOR CORRESPONDENT, Hazeez Balogun, she discusses her experience and many more.

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As commissioner, I published my father’s name as a defaulter in newspapers

Posted: Mar 30, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   HighFlyer

Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba is the leader of the Nigerian Senate but his life goes beyond politics. In this interview with […]

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There is no comedian that does not repeat jokes – Basketmouth

Posted: Mar 23, 2013 at 12:01 am   /   HighFlyer

Bright “Basketmouth” Okpocha has had his share of struggles as a young comedian. Today, he is on top of his game. If there is a name to call to represent Nigeria when it comes to humour, Basketmouth’s is usually on hand. Set to host Comedy Central in South Africa in some weeks’ time, he had a chat with Senior Correspondent, Hazeez Balogun, in Lagos recently.

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Suffering made me pray for death –Tope Alabi

Posted: Mar 16, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   HighFlyer

Avid lovers of Yoruba movies will easily recognise Tope Alabi’s songs. But she is more than that voice you hear […]

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I am my biggest competition – Bovi

Posted: Mar 9, 2013 at 12:01 am   /   HighFlyer

Bovi Ugboma is a man of many parts in the entertainment industry. The comedian, actor and TV producer from Delta State will take his craft to a personal high in Lagos tomorrow when he hosts a one-man show tagged Man on Fire. He spoke with SENIOR CORRESPONDENT, Hazeez Balogun, ahead of the engagement

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Pastors Adeyemi, Ighodalo are my patrons in the Lord – BOUQUI

Posted: Mar 2, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   HighFlyer

Bukola Afolayan popularly known as BOUQUI is in a class of her own. She is a rapper, and rapping is usually a male-dominated genre. Again, she is a gospel artiste, which makes her work even more challenging. Many people still do not believe one can mix hip-hop with gospel music. But BOUQUI has no doubt achieved a lot. Today, she hardly stays in the country as she performs shows across the United States of America and Europe. Recently our Senior Correspondent, Hazeez Balogun, spoke with her on these and other issues.

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I was making millions by the time I left university –Gbadebo

Posted: Feb 23, 2013 at 12:03 am   /   HighFlyer, LIFE

Alafia Gbadebo is a model young man and an example of how hard work pays. While in school and at […]

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Our agenda at OFAAC is to promote culture –Ifeadi

Posted: Feb 16, 2013 at 12:01 am   /   HighFlyer

For 10 years now, a group of young men and women led by Kester Ifeadi, has consistently organised the popular Organisation for the Advancement of Anioma Culture (OFAAC)

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AMMA is bigger than me –Peace Anyiam-Osigwe

Posted: Feb 9, 2013 at 12:01 am   /   HighFlyer

Though she studied law, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe found love in film and documentary production. After years of practice,

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I support the best football team in the world–Gbenga Adeyinka

Posted: Feb 2, 2013 at 12:01 am   /   HighFlyer

Popularly called CFR (Comedian of the Federal Republic), Gbenga Adeyinka will appeal to you any day as a natural anchorman and comedian.

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How we moved from church drama to movies –Bamiloye

Posted: Jan 26, 2013 at 12:01 am   /   HighFlyer

When you talk of Christian movies in Nigeria, the most resounding name you hear is Mike Bamiloye.

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I sold newspaper in Agege before going to the U.S.–Obanikoro

Posted: Jan 19, 2013 at 12:01 am   /   HighFlyer

After his stint as Nigeria’s ambassador to Ghana, many continue to ask what has become of Senator Musiliu Obanikoro. Senior Correspondent, Hazeez Balogun, met with the politician at his Ikoyi residence, where he spoke about some hitherto unknown aspects of his life.

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I learnt how to live a good life under Abiola –Dele Momodu

Posted: Jan 12, 2013 at 12:01 am   /   HighFlyer

Ayobamidele Abayomi Ojutelegan Ajani Momodu has travelled the high and low roads to be where he is today.

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I used to trek from Yaba to NTA in Victoria Island everyday – Ali Baba

Posted: Jan 5, 2013 at 12:01 am   /   HighFlyer

Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomemerere may sound gibberish, but those who are conversant with AliBaba’s jokes would have heard him make fun of his own name.

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I borrowed N100,000 from my wife as first capital for my business –John Ehiguese

Posted: Dec 29, 2012 at 12:02 am   /   HighFlyer

Chief Executive Officer of Mediacraft Associates, John Ehiguese, does public relations for companies like Google, Mobil and Nigeria Breweries.

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Jesus appeared to me when I was three years old–Chris Okotie

Posted: Dec 22, 2012 at 12:02 am   /   HighFlyer

Founder of the Household of God Church and presidential candidate of the recently deregistered Fresh Democratic Party (FDP), Rev. Chris Okotie, invited SENIOR CORRESPONDENT, Hazeez Balogun, to his Lagos home for an interview recently and spoke on issues including politics, music, church and marriage.

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I don’t want people who will just throw money at me – Beautiful Nubia

Posted: Dec 15, 2012 at 12:02 am   /   HighFlyer

Olusegun Akinlolu, better known as Beautiful Nubia, has remained faithful to his music and root in an age where many have sacrificed both for glamour and glitz.

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My first salary after 12 months of comedy was a bag of rice –Owen Gee

Posted: Dec 8, 2012 at 12:02 am   /   HighFlyer

Like many others in the comedy business, Owen Osamwengie’s journey to grace has witnessed many twists and turns. After trying his hands in dancing and music at an early stage, the man popularly known as Owen Gee has grown to become to of the most respected comedians in the country. This is his story as told to SENIOR CORRESPONDENT, Hazeez Balogun

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Fake drug dealers almost took my life –NAFDAC director

Posted: Dec 1, 2012 at 12:03 am   /   HighFlyer

Abubakar Jimoh is deputy director, Public Relations Unit, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). In this interview with SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, Hassan John, he bares his mind on a range of issues, prominent among which are the challenges he has faced as spokesperson the organisation and the risks involved in being in-charge of the media unit of NAFDAC.

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