Friday April 18th, 2014
Friday April 18th, 2014
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I want to do movies that the average Nigerian can relate to — Onime Ugbowie

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Onime-Ugbowie

Nollywood industry is globally acclaimed as the third largest film industry sparingly highlighting talents and creativity making the Nigerian youths to be recognized as intelligent and distinct. It is also acknowledged that broadcast media’s survival depends more on the quality of products produced.

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Acting is just what I love doing-—Catherine Williams (a.k.a. Cathy Williams)

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I am a graduate of Linguisitics from the University of Calabar and I possess a professional certificate from the Nigerian Institute of Management.

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Love Your Dreams – Susan Ogbimi

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Susan is a Nigerian graduate of Management and Information Technology from University of Plymouth. She has great passion for music. Speaking with Vanguard Youthful Vibes, she shared her story on how she began her music career and it is making impact. Excerpts:

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My desire for excellence led me into the movie industry — Michael olowojaiye

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Michael olowojaiye

Today, we bring to you the story of Olowojaiye Michael Abiodun, a native of Ondo State who has made a mark for himself as one of the youngest movie producers and directors. Added to this is his creative writing skill, and today he sells content to media houses. He has done several movies, soap operas, short films and Television programmes.

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My music is to give hope to humanity – Chidiebele Madukwe

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*Dusky

To many people in many cultures, music is an important part of their way of life. Common sayings such as “the harmony of the spheres” and “it is music to my ears” point to the notion that music is often ordered and pleasant to listen to. Chidiebele, a legal practitioner a.k.a. Dusky with a strong passion for music shares the uniqueness of his love for music and how he doesn’t only intend to bring a message of hope through this medium but also be the message of hope. Excerpt.

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I am born to make a difference – Abiodun

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*Abiodun

Abiodun Dominic Odunuga is a development consultant, a public speaker and an International Youth Ambassador for Peace. His interest spans across Youth and Sustainable Development. His involvement in developmental issues has made tremendous impacts beyond the shores of Africa.

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A day without laughter is wasted – Martins Obigbo

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*Martins

Obigho Martins a.k.a Mc Recharge Card is a bundle of talents. He is an Edo State indigene but lives in Lagos. He is the 4th of 4 children, and a very active member of Assemblies of God Church, Nigeria. Just two years ago, he found his passion in the comedy, and he is already making waves. He is now in high demand because of his sense of humour.

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You can create your own reality — Chinemenma Umeseaka

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Chinemenma

Chinemenma (Chichi) is a young woman married to a man that understands and supports her vision and passion to help teenagers. This desire was borne out of what she calls teens’ vulnerability and delicacy in dealing with issues of life. In this interview, Chichi talks about how she started her work with young people in that age bracket and how she is able to impact them. Excerpts.

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You can create your own reality – Chinemenma Umeseaka

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Chinemenma (Chichi) is a young woman married with to a man that understands and supports her vision and passion to help teenagers. This desire was borne out of what she calls teens’ vulnerability and delicacy in dealing with issues of life. In this interview, Chichi talks about how she started her work with young people in that age bracket and how she is able to impact them. Excerpts.

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Creativity oils ingenuity …Think big, start small and grow – Ogbemudia

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*Ogbemudia

Henry Ogbemudia with a stage name ‘XSOD Brown’ is multi-talented and he specializes in anchoring corporate events and executive mirror painting. The self acclaimed Executive Finest Comedian (EFCC) and the special adviser to the president of the federal republic on humor matters believes that arts is making a huge difference in our society.

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Reading liberated my mind and thinking power – Saidi Enagi

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SAIDI ENAGI

Saidi is only 24 years and has a knack for philosophy. He also has a strong flair for writing and public speaking. Saidi is regarded by several young people as one making a visible difference in his community. The Nupe born youth who resides in Kaduna takes on a journey into his world of change making. Excerpts:

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Nigeria needs the discipline of planning and execution – Eyitayo Ogunmola

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*Eyitayo

Eyitayo with a soft but assertive personality at 25 is a certified PMP Project Manager with vast expertise in project execution. He is a Lean VI Sigma Certified Professional; a project management entrepreneur and top facilitator of Project Management (for organizations. Eyitayo is the founder and the Team Leader of PM Hub Nigeria. He is one of the youngest project management entrepreneurs and consultants in Africa. He was at the Vanguard head office to tell his story. Excerpts:

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It ‘s either we innovate or we die – Ayodele Lawal Adio

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*Ayodele

W hen you engage a bright and creative mind you definitely will leave with an experience to remember in a very long time. Ayo walked into the Vanguard corporate office looking well dressed ,above all, exuding confidence that he is a young man with a vision to impact lives. He is a Microbiologist with an MBA,and he is set to cause a generation change. Please read on:

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Youths should be encouraged to contest for political offices – Murtala Adogi

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Murtala Mohammed Adogi

Murtala is a Special Assistant on Youth Empowerment to the Nassarawa State Governor. He believes that his consistent hard work earned him the appointment and he is all out to make a difference in empowering youths. In this interview, Murtala tells us about his appointment and how he intends to empower the young people of Nassarawa State. Excerpts:

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I started performing as a drummer at 7yrs – Raymond Okpara

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Growing up
I am an indigene of Imo State— born March 19, 1984. I grew up in a Pastor’s home with four brothers and a sister. My upbringing was good. My parents gave ‘freehand’ to us as children to express our innate abilities. I attended L.A Primary School, and Ajeromi Ifelodun High School, Olodi Apapa, and tertiary education was at Oracle University, USA —via their scholarship programme.

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I refused to let the world address me as disabled – Julie Lami Emaiku

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*Julie Lami Emaiku

A quick contact with the story of any blind person, you may likely think of Stevie Wonders or our own Nigerian, Cobhams being the sunshine of the musical lives of many. Julie (29) is however not a musician, but a young woman whose works drew inspiration from the first studio album by the solo project of DeerHunter, Lead vocalist, Bradford Cox., titled: Let the Blind Lead Those Who Can See but Cannot Feel.

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If you don’t have reason for waking up, sleeping becomes interesting – Linus Okorie

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The advancement of any people or any nation undoubtedly depends largely on ethical leadership. Linus Okorie (a.k.a. Mr. Leadership), president of Guardian of the Nation International (GOTNI) is a young Nigerian that is very passionate about effective leadership. Linus is famous for saying: If you don’t have a reason for waking up, sleeping becomes interesting.

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Film making brings all of my gifts together – Katung Aduwak

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Katung Aduwak

7 years ago, millions of viewers were glued to their television sets to view the inaugural Big Brother Nigeria Reality TV show for 91 days, wherein 12 contestants competed for One hundred thousand dollars. Katung emerged as winner of this collaboration between the Nigerian and South African Production teams, aired by DSTV.

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You can distinguish yourself by carving a niche – Benjamin Omage

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*Benjamin Omage

Ben, as he’s called by close associates, is an adept researcher and concept developer. He has a unique passion for marketing for companies such as Santa Celeb Event, My Customer And I and The Reunion Show international, with transactions that cut across West Africa and other African countries.

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We can reduce crime in Africa through preventive mechanism – Ibe Christogonus Chidiebere:

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*Ibe Christogonus

Any contact with Ibe Christogonus Chidiebere will definitely leave you with a positive impression following his perspective on socio-economic issues. The confidence he exudes on issues bothering on leadership and crime prevention tells us he knows his onion. A few days ago he was Vanguard Youthful Vibes and he tells about this unique passion. Excerpts:

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Music enthuses positive transformation – Hilary Ogbuagu a.k.a El Levite

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*Hilary Ogbuagu

Hilary Ogbuagu known by many with the name El Levite, is a young man of many parts. He is a talented songwriter, recording artiste with a unique flair for Gospel Reggae, music director and a dancehall artiste. El Levite had his primary and secondary school education at Central school Ibenda, Obollo Eke and Obollo High school, Obollo-Eke respectively, both in Udenu LGA of Enugu State. He is a graduate of History and International Relations of Lagos State University. He tells Youthful Vibes about his growing interest and love for gospel music, and how it has inspired so many youth to make a difference. Excerpts:

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Amidst life’s challenges, never say never…- Prince Adebayo

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OYENIRAN

Life’s challenges can propel one to settle into a profession that seems like the real calling. Prince Oyeniran Adebayo,27, a.k.a. Tush, is a confirmation of the foregoing.This gentleman, a native of Agurodo village, Ejigbo, Osun State who has a degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering from Ladoke Akintola University is now an events planner, Publisher of a magazine and CEO of TDA Multimedia. He is the organizer of Tush Awards which started in Ogbomosho,2009. In this interview, Adebayo shares his trials and victories. Excerpts.

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Your little effort can make a difference in a young person’s life – Danjuma Mohammed Haruna

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*Danjuma Mohammed Haruna

This weekend we bring you the story of Danjuma from the Northern part of Nigeria. Danjuma is a one- time winner of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, National Essay Competition. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics 2004, from Kogi State University, Nigeria, a Proficiency Certificate in Management from the Prestigious Nigerian Institute of Management, 2006. He is also a member of the Institute. What is most remarkable about him is his interest in Youth empowerment and activism in spite of his academic background as an economist/ a financial analyst.

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There is a seed of global influence in every Nigerian youth – Ola Dickxin

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*Ola Dickxon

A glimpse of Dickxin gives you an impression he is in his 30s but you will be shocked to find out that this gentle man with a rich content is only 25 years old. Dickxin hawked several food items including pepper, mango and smoked fish in order to pay up his school fees and settle some family debts.

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I must not be a politician before I do something – Amb. Frank Uji

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AMB. INALEGWU FRANK UJI

Ambassador Inalegwu Frank Uji is a winner of the prestigious LEAP Africa award. He was born without a silver spoon and had to do several menial jobs to secure what he calls his ‘glorious destiny’. Over the years he has garnered experience in Project Management including programme design, planning, implementation, mobilization,monitoring and evaluation using participatory rural gender, sensitive and multi-cultural approaches. Please read on…

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Make good use of your youthfulness, Chukwuemeka Esua urges youths

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ESUA

Some persons are referred to as jack of all trades and master of none. This is different for the 31 years old, Abraham Chukwuemeka Esua, a.k.a. Amy, who is a bundle of talents. He can be considered a jack of all trades and master of all. Amy was originally with the Duo (KC Presh) before they came to limelight but opted out of their musical group for some personal reasons.

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Talent is not enough, Work hard at it – Djinee

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*Djinee

Music is undoubtedly pleasant to the soul especially if it is good. That’s to say there is bad music and there is good music. You can even tell the difference when you hear a good music or a bad music. Nowadays, many young people are daily keying into the music career industry whether they have a voice to sing or not so long as the industry remains lucrative.

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Everyone is born a change maker – Unyime abasi

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*Ajede

Being young is considered by some people as being problematic. However, Unyime thinks differently even as a youth development advocate that being young is a gift and it should be put into appropriate use in making the society a better place. No wonder he believes that societal ills are only a reminder to young people to take action. This week will bring to you the story of Unyime from the Niger Delta Region on efforts and initiative in bringing about a better world.

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Creativity doesn’t come cheap – Gloria Aihiobhio Imobhio a.k.a. Smile

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*Tunde

It is not an overstatement to say it would require some level of creativity or professional competence to turn an interior space into an effective setting for the range of human activities that are to take place there. Gloria at 25, CEO of Smiley Signature Shopping, an interior Real Home decoration enterprise is making a difference in her community.

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There is dignity in work – Kunle Egbedun

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*Kunle Egbedun

Kunle is one young Nigerian who started volunteer work quite early and he has since turned his passion into creating opportunities for other young people who want to become entrepreneurs. He quitted his banking job to follow his passion —Entertainment Media. Recently, he had a chat with Youthful Vibes Vanguard. Excerpts:

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Jennifer Ehidiamen: The world is changing; make sure you are not left behind

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Victor Gotevbe  and Jennifer at a Youth Parley in Lagos

Your first encounter with Jennifer leaves you with a strong impression that she is cut out for a career in journalism. Jennifer who is only 28 years old has travelled far and wide using her pen to inspire positive change around the world.

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No one will build Nigeria for us except we Nigerians – Daniel Nwodi

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Daniel Chinedu Nwodi, is another young Nigerian who is taking the message of change from Nigeria to Republic of Benin where he recently organized the World Youth Summit under the platform of Students without Borders that he established.

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