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Mo Abudu: This Nigerian Woman Now A Member of the Emmy Academy

Mo Abudu reaches a new level. It was the Nigerian entrepreneur herself who announced her election as a board member of the International Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences. An organization that awards since 1949, the “Emmy Awards”. These awards recognize the best TV shows and the best television professionals in the US.

The board of the International Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences currently has 78 members. The international organization brings together members from more than 60 countries and more than 500 companies. 60% of the board members come from countries other than the United States and represent the world’s largest production, distribution and distribution companies.

This election of the Nigerian is the reward of the efforts made for years in his field. Last October, the Nigerian producer was already among the 100 most influential black personalities of “The Powerlist” in the UK, alongside Meghan Markle, Anthony Joshua and Lewis Hamilton.

A proven professionalism


In the field, the various productions of Nigerian are very popular. Mo Abudu’s latest film titled “Chief Daddy” is Nigeria’s top box office and has generated nearly $ 100,000 in revenue during its first broadcast week-end. “Chief Daddy” also broke the box office record of the opening weekend of “The Wedding Party,” another film produced by Mo Abudu. “Chief Daddy” is also EbonyLife’s fifth consecutive film to be number one at the box office in Nigeria.

Born in London in 1964, Mosunmola Abudu returned to Nigeria at the age of seven with her parents. She holds a Master’s degree in Human Sciences from the University of Westminster in the United Kingdom. After more than 20 years as Exxon Mobil’s Director of Human Resources, she embarked on television production in 2006 as a presenter and producer of “Moments with Mo”, the first pan-African talk show.

An animator and TV producer, Mo Abudu created EbonyLife TV in 2012, the first network of Black entertainment and Lifestyle in Africa. The channel is broadcast since July 1, 2013 in 49 African countries on the bouquet DSTV,

In 2018; Mo Abudu was the first Nollywood personality to have signed a first collaboration with an American production studio.


Written by How Africa

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