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We are pleased to introduce our naijaborn of the week in the
person: Nnenna Nwakanma social entrepreneur based in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire




Name: Nnenna Nwakanma

Sex: female

Profession: social entrepreneur

Current Location: Abidjan,
Côte d'Ivoire

Home Town: Aba

Tribe: Christian

Profile Link: http://www.naijaborn.com/nnenna

 

Professional Biography:

Nnenna Nwakanma trained across Sociology, Humanities, and History where she
holds Bachelor Degrees, and in International Relations and Law, where she holds
graduate degrees; across the American, British, French and Spanish academic
zones. She is one of the earliest actors of the knowledge society in Africa.

She has gained professional experience from the African Development
Bank(AfDB),The Helen Keller Foundation (HKI) The Global Digital Solidarity Fund
(DSF), the Diplomacy Institute and the African Information Society Initiative
(AISI).Co-founder of the African Civil Society on the Information Society
(ACSIS)and the Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA),
Nnenna has lived in 5 different African countries, speaks 5 different
languages, considers herself a global citizen and loves making positive
development impact.


Council Chair FOSSFA and Board observer of the Open Source Initiative (OSI),
Community Team Lead of Dreamfish, and Nnenna has founded and is still the CEO
of NNENNA.ORG, the West African Consultants’ Platform for human development
experts. Rather preferring to describe herself as a global citizen based online, she
is lending expertise in global management, organisational dynamics, standards,
policy and strategy to businesses, civil society organisations and governments.


For more information about Nnenna Nwakanma

 

 

Please visit her profile here

 

http://www.naijaborn.com/nnenna

 

 

 

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We are pleased to
introduce our naijaborn of the week in the person: Yetty D ogunnubi a fashion
designer based in London, United Kingdom




Name: Yetty D Ogunnubi

Sex: female

Profession: fashion designer

Current Location: London,
United Kingdom

Profile Link: http://www.naijaborn.com/yetty-d

 

Professional Biography:

 

Yetunde is the
Creative Director of yetty d designs; the world of Yetty D is a fusion of
Afro/urban with a western flavour. Yetty’s style is inspired by contemporary
art, hip hop fashion, rock. An emerging fashion designer, Yetty D ends each
creative experience with unique one off piece; limited edition clothing that
makes her style stands out amongst her contemporaries. She is passionate about
her designs and aims high with her brand.

For more information about Yetty D Ogunnubi

Please visit her profile here

http://www.naijaborn.com/yetty-d


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We are pleased to introduce our naijaborn of the week in the person:
Adekunle Samuel Owolabi a digital guru based in Johannesburg, South Africa


Name: Adekunle Samuel Owolabi

Sex: male

Profession: digital guru

Current Location: Johannesburg,
South Africa

Home Town:
Odogbolu, Ogun State.

Tribe: Yoruba

Profile Link: http://www.naijaborn.com/adekunle-samuel-owolabi

 

Professional Biography:

 

Adekunle Samuel Owolabi (born on February 11, 1985) is an awarding winning
creative artist from Nigeria.
His interest and work is built around the use of creative design & web
technology in socio-economic transformation. He is also a non-resident
political analyst with eNews (The South African Private 24 Hours News Channel).
He has often expressed his strong belief in the potentials of Africans in the
Creative Industry.

 

Adekunle is a graduate of Multimedia & Web Technology from Jetcom
Institute and has been trained at University
of South Africa, and
Winchester Institute. He also holds a Diploma in Graphic & web Design,
Certificate in Web Development. He is also a certified Adobe Web Expert.

 

He has worked on different projects across the globe which includes the
following SIMBA "What's lekker Flavour Campaign, LoveWorld Records INC,
Yetty D Design, It Begins With You Campaign, NiPRO SA, Africa Fashion Week, SA
Next Movie Star, Mzansilive, Growing Pains Campaign, Youth Transformation
Experience, Young Blood 5 Campaign, Steve Biko Colloquium, Arts Alive and
Jerusalema Movie.

 

In recognition of his dynamic efforts, Adekunle was honoured with the Future
Awards 2010 as the creative artist of the year. He has been interviewed and
featured by various media houses including Tribune Newspaper, Question Mark
Magazine, eTV South Africa
and Radio 2000 South Africa.

 

Adekunle serves on the board of Friends of Nigeria South Africa Chapter, He
is also a feature writer for 234 NEXT (One of Nigeria's leading Newspapers)

 

With over four years of experience creating high quality brand identity for
some of the world's largest, most respected and most prestigious companies.
With a wealth of experience under his belt, Adekunle is the definitive
professional in the field of internet development, with expertise ranging from
design, development and conceptualization to programming and management.
In-depth exposure to a wide variety of disciplines and technologies guarantees
satisfaction and first-class service. Take advantage of one of the most
proficient web people in the world.

 

For more information about Adekunle Samuel owolabi

Please visit his profile here

 

http://www.naijaborn.com/adekunle-samuel-owolabi

Naijaborn of the week is a weekly email and web magazine published by
naijaborn.com showcasing one Nigerian to our online community with thousands of
Nigerians.

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We are pleased to
introduce our naijaborn of the week in the person: Kemi Vivacity a Nigerian entrepreneur
based in London.




Name: Kemi Vivacity

Sex: Female

Profession: entrepreneur

Current Location: London

Home Town: Nigeria

Tribe: Yoruba

Profile Link: http://www.naijaborn.com/kemi-vivacity

 

Professional
Biography:

 

Kemi is the founder of
Vivacity pr a professional public relations service utilizing a wide range of
skills and practical experience with branches in London,
Nigeria & USA.She is one
of Nigeria’s leading pr
experts based in London
with great accounts (clients).

For more information about Kemi Vivacity Please
visit her profile

here


http://www.naijaborn.com/kemi-vivacity

 

 

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community with thousands of Nigerians.

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We are pleased to introduce our naijaborn of the week in the
person: Weird MC a Nigerian Music star based in Nigeria.




Name: WEIRD MC

Sex: Female

Profession: music star

Current Location: Nigeria

Home Town: LAGOS

Tribe: YORUBA

Profile Link: http://www.naijaborn.com/weird-mc

 

Professional Biography:

Weird MC is an Artiste, Lyricist, Producer and Composer
whose sound is a Hybrid of HipHop/Afrocentricity/Club Essence plus anything
undefined. Her main influences are Fela Kuti, Missy Elliott, Jimi Hendrix,Lauryn
hill, Tina Turner, Dr Dre,The Neptunes and Lagbaja.Her Album (After Da Storm) released
by 0907 entertainment HER LABEL IMPRINT; marketed by Ahbu Ventures on which she
reinvents her style and re-establishes herself as an artiste to reckon with.
The first single off the album, Ijo Ya (produced by award-winning producers Mr.
Skillz and Don Jazzy) topped all audio and video charts for eight straight
weeks and was No 1 on MTV BASE. The album moved a record 100,000 units in its
first week of release eventually the Album sold 10 million copies a first for
any African Female Artiste. She is Nigeria’s leading female mc and
respected in her trade.

 

AWARDS


1997 Weird MC won proper recognition for Hip-Hop Music in Nigeria by picking up the very
first Hip-Hop Music Award in the country. She was named the Best Hip-Hop/Pop
Act of the year.[AMEN:AWARDS FOR MUSICAL EXCELLENCE IN NIGERIA]

1998

·        
Best Rap Act [University of Lagos Nigeria]

·        
Special recognition award for contributing
towards the development of Hip-Hop music in Nigeria(Presented
by the Music students Association of university
of Ife)

2005 Best Special Effect [Channel 0 African Music Video Awards]

2005 Best Artiste from Ogun state. [PURPLE AWARDS]

2005 Outstanding African Pride Artiste [Outstanding Achievers Award]

2005 Best Nigerian Female Act Abuja
Awards

2005 Hip-Hop Artiste of the year

2007 MOST POPULAR FEMALE MUSICIAN [WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARDS]

2007 BEST POP ALBUM [HIPHOP WORLD AWARDS]

2007 FEMALE ARTISTE OF THE DECADE [NIGERIAN MUSIC AWARDS]

2008 RIRANWO BEST CHART SINGLE

2009 GREEN BALL HONOURARY AWARDS FOR WOMEN: FEMALE ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

2009 HONOURARY AWARDS BY ONDO
STATE UNIVERSITY

2009 IJEBU LEGENDARY AWARDS: MOST OUTSTANDING ARTISTE FROM IJEBU LAND

APPOINTMENTS

2007


Ogun State has identified with her success,
making her ambassador of the state’s tourism/golf resort, and supporting her
upcoming music academy project.

2009

·        
WEIRD MC WAS APPOINTED AS A GOODWILL AMBASSADOR
TO PROJECT ALERT A PROGRAM WHICH PROTECTS WOMEN FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE.

·        
THE FEDERAL
ROAD SAFETY ORGANISATION HAS JUST APPOINTED HER AS
A CELEBRITY ROAD SAFETY CORP.


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here

http://www.naijaborn.com/weird-mc

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thousands of Nigerians.

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We are pleased to introduce our
naijaborn of the week in the person:
Seyifunmi Yusuf a Nigerian TV presenter based in Houston, Texas, U.S.






Name: Seyifunmi Yusuf alias SheiFunmi

Sex: male

Profession: TV presenter

Current Location: Houston, Texas,
U.S

Home Town: Houston, Texas, U.S

Tribe: Yoruba

Profile Link: http://www.naijaborn.com/sheifunmi


Professional
Biography:


Seyifunmi Yusuf, born January 30, 1992, living in Houston
Texas, United States; better known as Shei Funmi, is a Nigerian American
blogger and a media personality both television and radio. Shei's blog
http://www.sheifunmi.com (formerly http://sheifunmi.blogspot.com) is best known
for covering gossip posts on celebrities, actors, musicians and other famous
faces. He is a young individual with great potentials and serves as a role
model to the young. For more information about Seyifunmi Yusuf  

Please visit his profile here



http://www.naijaborn.com/sheifunmi


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We are
pleased to introduce our naijaborn of the week in the person:

Toba oduwaiye a
Nigerian movie/music video director based in South Africa.






Name: Toba Oduwaiye

Sex: male

Profession:
movie/music video director

Current
Location:
South Africa

Home Town:
Ilorin

Tribe:
Yoruba

Profile
Link:
http://www.naijaborn.com/toba

 

Professional Biography:


Toba is a professional film
maker, he co-founded Faithworks productions a full service, professional video
production company that guides a client from concept and scriptwriting, to
shooting, editing, final production and duplication.
Toba studied
mathematics in university of Ilorin (Nigeria) before moving to South Africa to
study film production something he is passionate about. Kindly visit his
profile and official website to learn more about him. www.fwproductions.co.za

 

For
more information about Toba Oduwaiye please visit his profile here



http://www.naijaborn.com/toba



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We are pleased to introduce our naijaborn of the week in the person: Oluniyi David Ajao a Nigerian entrepreneur based in Accra, Ghana

 

 

 

Name: Oluniyi David Ajao
Sex: male
Profession: entrepreneur
Current Location: Accra, Ghana
Home Town: Ibadan
Profile Link:
http://www.naijaborn.com/oluniyi-david-ajao
 
Professional Biography:

David ajao is an internet entrepreneur & technology enthusiast with strong interests in web design & hosting, writing about mobile communications technologies and blogging.He runs a leading web design and hosting company in Ghana and blogs regularly on http://www.davidajao.com , He has a strong passion for Africa and technology. David ajao is a role model to today’s young professional nurturing a career in the internet industry.


For more information about Oluniyi David Ajao, please visit his profile here 
http://www.naijaborn.com/oluniyi-david-ajao
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We are pleased to introduce our naijaborn of the week in the person: Agnes Kuye a Nigerian creative director based in London, England.  



Name: Agnes Kuye

Sex: female

Profession: creative director

Birthday: 10th January, 1969

Current Location: London, England

Home Town: Abeokuta

Tribe: Yoruba

Profile Link: http://www.naijaborn.com/agnes-kuye   

Professional Biography:  

Agnes kuye is the creative director of Senga k designs, A successful accessories business into the designing & making of AFROLicious unique 'one off' handmade bags, beads, boob tube tops & funky beads.Senga k designs makes use of 70 % recycled materials to create their work, Agnes is also a full-time senior client accountant. 
 

Products

  • AFRO BAGS- reproduced leather, Ankara, denim & leather/material belts.
  • AFRO BEADS- dodo wood, metal, leather & non precious materials.
  • AFRO BOOB TUBES & SCARVES-Ankara.
 
 





For more information about Agnes kuye, please visit her profile here   

http://www.naijaborn.com/agnes-kuye  

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We are happy to announce the release of our mobile platform hosted on http://m.naijaborn.com or http://naijaborn.com/mobile



 Its a basic mobile internet based application that provides some of the most important features for naijaborn.com users and other non users to quickly show themselves ;). We think our users have been using these features frequently and most of them have been demanding a mobile site. Our mobile site provides registration on your mobile handset, login, logout, micro-blogging and sending and receiving of messages right on your mobile device.
 we are yet to work on more features that will let you upload content, comment on user actions and more.
 for now we just took the first step which is part of the journey of a thousand miles

show ya sef on the go ! naijaborn.com/mobile 

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