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Glo-sponsored African Voices Changemakers profiles MO Abudu

Nigeria’s media personality, talk-show host and Producer, Mosunmola Abudu, popularly called Mo Abudu



Mo Abudu
Mo Abudu
CNN African Voices Changemakers, sponsored by Globacom, will feature Nigeria’s media personality, talk-show host and Producer, Mosunmola Abudu, popularly called Mo Abudu.

CNN & Globacom

Abudu will delight viewers with the story of her adventure in the media world and others on the 30-minute magazine programme comes up on Saturday at 9.30 a.m.

Repeat broadcasts will also be aired on Sunday by 4.30 a.m., 7.30 a.m., 12.30 p.m. and 7.30 p.m. as well as  on Monday at  12.30 a.m. and  5.30 a.m.

Aged 56, Abudu was born in London, where she attended West Kent College and University of Westminster. 

A film and television production enthusiast, she went on to create, produce and present Moments with Mo, a talk-show which hosted different personalities across the world.

In 2006, she founded a television station (EbonyLife Television), a network airing in more than 49 countries across Africa, as well as in the UK and the Caribbean. to a pan-African audience.

This was followed by EbonyLife Films which she established in 2014. Ebony Life Films , with Mo as Executive Producer, released  series of top rated films including Fifty (film)The Wedding Party, which became the highest-grossing title of all time in the Nigerian film industry and others  including The Wedding Party 2The Royal Hibiscus HotelChief DaddyYour Excellency (film) and Òlòtūré.

She also produced several television drama series for ELTV which became viewers’ delight. Some of them include The Governor, Desperate Housewives Africa in partnership with Disney, Sons of The Caliphate and Castle & Castle.

Over the years, Mo has received different awards and recognition across the world for her outstanding achievements, including Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2014 by Women Work in New York, First African woman to own a Pan-Africa TV channel by Forbes in 2013 and her listing as one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Global TV by The Hollywood Reporter in 2013.

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