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A quick-fire chat with Chief Oladele Fajemirokun

Our first guest of 2020 is Chief (Dr.) Oladele Fajemirokun. Chief Fajemirokun is a Nigerian businessman, investor, and venture capitalist. He has more than 42 years of extensive experience in building businesses and creating wealth.

On the 15th of July 2019, he released his book “The Making of Me: My Odyssey in Business”, which chronicles his life, his business war stories, and strategies for growing his companies and achieving success.

Our discussion revolved around applying his business principles and philosophies to the Nigerian music industry and life in general.

Olusola Adekola: Alaga 101

What does it mean to be an Alaga? Where did the concept of Alagas come from? Why do a good number of Nigerians have reservations about Alagas and some of the practices that they promote?

Olusola Adekola, a seasoned Alaga, provides some answers to these questions as we take a deep dive into the world of Alagas.

Olalekan Ogunbanwo: A Broadcasting Maestro

For our 9th episode of the year, we dive into the world of broadcasting and journalism. Our guest for this episode is Olalekan Ogunbanwo, the former Permanent Secretary of Lagos Television, Eko FM, and Radio Lagos.

Our conversation covers his journey into broadcasting, the current state of Nigeria’s broadcasting sector, advice for budding radio and TV presenters, and more.

Japheth Omojuwa: Technology, Data, and the Music business

Japheth Omojuwa is a well known Nigerian public speaker, political commentator, and social media expert.

Using his book, Digital: The New Code of Wealth, as the starting point, he talks to host Folashade Anozie about how artists and/or others can effectively use social media to achieve success.

Japheth also talks about the importance of artists understanding how to use data and managing the often murky world of social media.

Anwuli Roseline: Overcoming obstacles with fortitude

Summer 2019 is over and we kick things back up with budding music producer, songwriter, and sound designer Anwuli Roseline. Anwuli has a great life story. She has a hearing disability that went unaddressed for a lengthy period of time which subsequently affected her speech and ability to interact seamlessly with people. However, she never let her disability deter her. Eventually, through the support of the Starkey Hearing Foundation and the Enugu State government she received hearing aids.

Our conversation covered her journey into music, discovering she had a hearing disability, navigating the ins & outs of the Nigerian music industry, and more.