Nigeria’s Media Mogul, Mosunmola ‘Mo’ Abudu chairs 47th International Emmys Award Gala

Mo becomes the first African to chair the prestigious Emmy Award Gala. Mo Abudu has made a history as the first African to chair the International Emmys award gala. The 54-year-old media mogul achieved this fit barely 6 years after she began broadcasting EbonyLife TV in 2013. She joins a list of accomplished media moguls to chair the International Emmys award gala, a separate organisation which is related to the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). Past chairman of the International Emmys include Adriana Cisneros, the Venezuelan CEO of Grupo Cisneros who chaired the 31st edition; Elisabeth Murdoch, media executive and second daughter of Rupert Murdoch, who chaired the 36th edition; Charo Santos-Concio, Chief Executive Officer of ABS-CBN, who chaired the 43rd edition; and Andy Kaplan, ex-president of Sony Pictures Television Networks and chairman of the 45th edition. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will kick...

Mo Abudu receives 2019 Médailles d’Honneur at MIPtv in Cannes

CEO of EbonyLife Media, Mo Abudu, was awarded the 2019 Médailles d’Honneur (medal of honour) at the MIPTV ceremony in Cannes, France, on the 8th of April 2019. She makes history as the first African and Nigerian recipient of this prestigious award, given to senior executives who have made their mark in the global television industry, as well as contributed to the development of the international television community. Abudu is considered one of Africa’s most prolific producers. In 2013, when she launched EbonyLife TV, it was Africa's first global black entertainment and lifestyle network. It has since produced a slew of original programmes and notable series such as The Governor, about Nigeria's first female governor, the drama Sons of the Caliphate, about rival powerful families in northern Nigeria and Africa's first legal series, Castle & Castle. Abudu oversees five divisions of EbonyLife Media, namely EbonyLife TV, EbonyLife Films, EbonyLife ON, EbonyLife Studios...

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Mo Abudu,ex-husband Tokunbo unite for daughter’s wedding

Popular media personality, Mosunmola Abudu and ex-husband, Tokunbo unite as their daughter got married in Lagos. The couple have been separated for years now but had no choice than to re-play the role of husband an wife for their daughter's wedding. The event rank as one of the classiest in town with a command parade of some of the biggest socialites,celebrities, billionaires and politicians in town....

‘Fifty’ Breaks Movie Box Office Records

The movie breaking all records at the Nigerian box office against all odds is Mo Abudu’s FIFTY, the new age drama chronicling the lives of four fifty year old women living in Lagos. Despite competition from about 8 films in the last 2 weeks, FIFTY has triumphed gallantly at the box office, consistently selling out shows in Ikeja, Abuja, Surulere, Lekki, Ibadan, Akure and other locations across the country. One of the strongest points for FIFTY is the film’s ability to attract a new type of audience, particularly middle-class women who have gone out in groups to catch the action. FIFTY, which earlier on premiered before a global audience in London at the prestigious BFI London Film Festival, is set to go into the record books as the premiere of the century, one which attracted highly respected VIPS the likes of businessman and billionaire Aliko Dangote (GCON), Honorable Minister of Transport...