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FIRSTBANK’S SPONSORED MOVIE, ‘AYINLA’, PREMIERES THIS SUNDAY IN LAGOS

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FIRSTBANK’S SPONSORED MOVIE, ‘AYINLA’, PREMIERES THIS SUNDAY IN LAGOS

FIRSTBANK’S SPONSORED MOVIE, ‘AYINLA’, PREMIERES THIS SUNDAY IN LAGOS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SaharaWeeklyNG Reports That First Bank of Nigeria Limited announces its lead sponsorship of the movie titled ‘Ayinla’, which is billed to premiere on Sunday, 13 June 2020.

 

 

 

FIRSTBANK’S SPONSORED MOVIE, ‘AYINLA’, PREMIERES THIS SUNDAY IN LAGOS

 

 

 

 

The movie is suspense-driven, narrating the life of Ayinla Yusuf, popularly known as Ayinla Omowura (an Apala musician), his rise to fame, his identity, the depth of his craft and music, and the basis for his relevance after his tragic death forty years ago as a result of a stab from his manager, Bayewu, during a bar fight on the 6th of May, 1980 in Abeokuta. 

 

Ayinla is directed by multiple award-winning and globally acclaimed Nigerian filmmaker and director, Tunde Kelani, and produced by Jadesola Osiberu.

 

According to Tunde Kelani, filmmaker and founder, Mainframe Opomulero Productions,” the making of Ayinla allows us to throw a glance over our shoulders to our often-neglected intangible heritage. Nigeria is blessed with huge cultural diversity and locked away are thousands of stories we can share with a global audience.  

 

FirstBank’s partnership with us at this stage is not a mere coincidence, owing to its over hundred years of historical contribution in unlocking the huge potentials in Nigeria which can offer continental and global audiences”. 

 

With the sponsorship of similar socio-cultural initiatives in the creative arts industry like Moremi, Makaliki, Oba Esugbayi stage drama, October 1st (a movie), and the Calabar Festival. The Bank’s sponsorship of ‘Ayinla’ affirms the Bank’s support for the development of arts in Nigeria under its First@arts initiative.

 

First@arts is FirstBank’s platform for consolidating all its efforts in the arts, supporting the entire value chain of the creative arts, providing much-needed financing and advisory support, showcasing and facilitating the successes of the industry, and enabling customers to explore and access the wealth of opportunities the creative industry has to offer.

 

Achieving these and a host of many others have been implemented through strategic partnerships with organizations like the British Council, Duke of Shomolu Productions, Live Theatre Lagos, Freedom Park, Terra Kulture, and the Cross Rivers State Government (Calabar Festival), amongst many others.

 

Ayinla appeals to a multifaceted audience that cuts across fans of highlife and afrobeat music, the youth, and the elite Yoruba demography.

 

 It features some of Nollywood’s favorite stars including Adedimeji Lateef who played the role of Ayinla Omowura, Kunle Afolayan, Bimbo Ademoye, Mr. Macaroni, Omowunmi Dada, Ade Laoye, Jumoke Otedola, and Bimbo Manuel.

 

Speaking on the movie, Jadesola Osiberu, Movie Producer & Founder, Greoh Studios said, “Working with the great Tunde Kelani is something I have wanted to do for a long time, and I am so glad that we were able to do it on a project like Ayinla. 

 

This collaboration was an interesting experience, and I am glad everyone finally gets to see the film we made in the cinemas nationwide from 18 June 2021. I’d like to thank the management of First Bank of Nigeria Limited for choosing to come on this journey with us.”

 

Expressing her delight on the movie, Folake Ani-Mumuney, Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, FirstBank said; “For over 127 years, FirstBank has been at the forefront of nation-building; enabling Nigeria and Nigerians through resourceful partnerships to build the Nigerian creative industry value chain, especially the arts and entertainment sub-sectors. 

 

 We remain proud of this sponsorship that creates an excellent platform to showcase Nigeria to the world as being part of a collective goal to continually keep dreams and hope alive; holding strong to our commitment to reignite cultural heritage.”

 

“Without a doubt, the movie industry remains part of the creative and entertainment industry value-chain across the globe and indeed a powerful channel to drive our heritage and culture, which resonates with our legacy of being woven into the fabric of society.”

 

According to research disclosed in PWC’s recent Entertainment & Media Outlook report, Nigeria’s entertainment is expected to rise from $4.46 billion in 2018 to a $10.5 billion market by the end of 2023. In addition, with this initiative and other sponsored events, FirstBank is committed to strengthening its contribution to the development of the entertainment industry in the country.

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Afro-Asian Entrepreneurs Conference 2024 Set to Unite Continents in Delhi

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*Afro-Asian Entrepreneurs Conference 2024 Set to Unite Continents in Delhi*

 

The Mediapreneur Network, a prominent non-governmental organization based in Nigeria, is collaborating with the Nigeria-India Business Council (NIBC) and other stakeholders to organize the Afro-Asian Entrepreneurs Conference 2024. Scheduled for Saturday, July 6th, 2024, at the prestigious Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi, the event aims to foster global innovation and sustainable entrepreneurial success under the theme “Uniting Continents.”

 

 

Led by Abisola Williams, a 24-year-old Nigerian student based in India, the Mediapreneur Network has been at the forefront of promoting digital skills, mentorship, and entrepreneurial growth among youth. Williams, nominated for the 25Under25 CEO’s Award in Nigeria’s Social Enterprise and Development category, has a commendable track record of organizing impactful conferences across Nigeria, impacting over 1,500 individuals.

The conference enjoys the support of esteemed organizations such as mentors Global, TiE Delhi-NCR, RevUp Life Skill, Payomatix Technologies, Edudite Consultancy and others. It anticipates participation from over 500 delegates, including distinguished speakers, ambassadors, high commissioners, and more than 30 awardees. The gathering promises to offer a dynamic platform for collaboration, creativity, and actionable insights.

Key objectives of the conference include contributing significantly to global economic empowerment, promoting peace-building initiatives, and facilitating the creation of new businesses and employment opportunities. It underscores strategic partnerships across private, public, and civil sectors to enhance bilateral relations and foster investment opportunities between Nigeria and India.

For media inquiries, partnership opportunities, and registration details, interested parties are encouraged to visit the official conference website at www.afroasianmediapreneur.com or contact Abisola Williams directly at +91 9675997319 or +2348133659873.

Witness the unfolding of a transformative journey towards global innovation and sustainable entrepreneurial success at the Afro-Asian Entrepreneurs Conference 2024.

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Why You should Patronize Mariah Scent

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Why You should Patronize Mariah Scent

 

Spray perfumes to tell your story! Like they say Perfume is the only way to turn any boring day into an enigmatic one. And one of the surest plugs to get quality perfume is Mariah Scent.

 

Why You should Patronize Mariah Scent

Known for quality perfume, Mariah Scent is the leading plug to give you sure confidence by smelling nice.

 

 

That’s why a lot of dignitaries patronize Mariah Scent. There delivery service too is topnotch.

Run by delectable Maria Bambi, patronize Mariah Scent for quality perfume branda at cheaper price.

 

Contact her on 0704 868 9404 and IG handle @mariah_scent

 

Why You should Patronize Mariah Scent

 

 

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Harmony Gardens MD, Saheed Mosadoluwa Tackles Nigeria’s Housing Deficit As BHDSummit2024 Holds in July

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Come July 2nd 2024, Harmony Gardens and Estate Development Ltd, under the leadership of Hon. Dr Saheed Mosadoluwa better known as Mr Ibile will be hosting Bridging Housing Deficit Summit 2024 “BHDSummit2024”, coinciding with the grand launch of Lekki Aviation Town. This summit will bring together 7,000 Nigerians to discuss solutions to the housing deficit and affordability obstacles, showcasing Mosadoluwa’s commitment to addressing these critical issues.

Hon. Dr. Saheed Mosadoluwa, a prominent businessman and entrepreneur, is making significant strides in tackling Nigeria’s housing deficit and national airline challenges. As the chairman of Harmony Gardens and Estate Development Ltd, Mosadoluwa has established himself as a leading figure in sustainable real estate development in Lagos State.

Founded in 2019, Harmony Gardens and Estate Development Ltd has grown into a major player in the Nigerian real estate industry. With a portfolio that includes seven developing estates, such as HarmonyVille, Granville, CrestView, Oju-Alaro Estates, and Lekki Aviation Town, the company aims to provide housing for up to 750,000 Nigerians. The acquisition of 1,412 hectares of land valued at $860 million underscores the firm’s ambition and capability.

Mosadoluwa’s journey began in the aviation and logistics sectors, where he catered to Hajj operations and freight forwarding. His expertise led to the founding of Royal Crystal Airways in 2019, after serving as Director of Operations for airlines including Saudi Gulf, White Airways, and Nigeria’s defunct Kabo Airline. His aviation ventures have contributed to a diversified portfolio that spans logistics, events, hospitality, and manufacturing, with a global footprint across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.

Mr. Ibile’s impact extends beyond real estate. His commitment to public service and sustainable development has earned him recognition as one of the most influential young entrepreneurs in West Africa. Despite facing numerous challenges, he has consistently demonstrated a strong work ethic and visionary leadership.

In addition to his business achievements, Mosadoluwa has addressed the pressing issues of Nigeria’s housing deficit and national airline challenges. He believes that overcoming these obstacles requires a willingness to let go of trade-offs and embrace innovative solutions. His vision for Lekki Aviation Town, a hub for aviation services, training, and innovation, aims to position Lagos State as a key player in the global aviation industry.

Harmony Gardens and Estate Development Ltd’s success is a testament to Mosadoluwa’s innovative approach to urban living. The company’s flagship project, Harmony Gardens Estates, sets new standards for luxury and sustainability in Lagos. Notable developments include the acquisition of land for Lekki Aviation Town and the launch of multi-billion-naira estates in the Lekki area.

Hon. Dr. Saheed Mosadoluwa’s dedication to excellence, sustainable development, and innovation continues to inspire a new generation of leaders and entrepreneurs. His efforts to transform Nigeria’s housing and aviation sectors highlight his role as a visionary leader committed to making a lasting impact on the nation’s development.

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