FOUNDER AND CEO NOLLYBYNOLLYWOOD.COM
Cyprian Josson is a Nollywood Analyst and researcher. Cyprian Josson is the CEO of Nollywood Broadcasting Service France and Nollywood radio France. Josson served for several years as Europe Editor for the now-defunct, Chicago-based African Newbreed magazine. He also was Europe correspondent for Chicago-based Window for Africa Radio, which aired weekly on WVON 14.50 AM and WLUW 88.7FM. A playwright and poet based in France’s historic city of Chartres, Josson is the author of three books: The immigrant Ladder (Minerva Press, London 1995), a novel inspired by the lives of African immigrants in France. De Chicago à Chartres, Ce voyage qui a change ma vie (Chidibooks Publishers, 2011), a novel about the International Gospel Festival he created in 2001, inspired by two great cities: Chicago (USA) and Chartres (France) and Nollywood: The Billion Dollars Money Zone(2016), a coffee table book on the Nigerian cinema industry (Chidibooks Publishers, 2016), Waiting to See Paris(2017) and The Journal of a Lagos hustler(2017) on Amazon Books. Cyprian Josson is a teacher of social sciences in a French high school and also teaches English in the preparatory classes in France.
Cyril Ibe is the host and executive producer of “Afriscope” a weekly radio program on Africa broadcast on three Chicago public radio stations and contributes essays and commentaries to WBEZ-FM. Born in Nigeria, the naturalized U.S. citizen was the cofounder and editor-in-chief of African Newbreed magazine from 1990 to 1995. Previously he was a staff writer for the Pioneer Press newspapers in Chicago and held internships at the Cincinnati Enquirer and the Pittsburgh Press. He has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Central State University in Wilberforce,Ohio and a master’s in Journalism degree from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, U.S.A.
Baroness Uba Iwunwa is a Nigeria born making waves in Canada: An International multiple award winning Thespian, Singer and a song writer. Uba is an African cultural music ambassador showcasing African culture, tradition and heritage. She is a World Peace Diplomat and Advocate for World Aid Organization for Human Rights. Uba is a global activist for humanity and the voice of Orphans and Widows through many Organizations and global awards. Uba’s favorite quote is ‘Believe in yourself’.
BROADCAST JOURNALIST (SPECIALIZING IN CONTENT DEVELOPMENT & PRODUCTION), A NOLLYWOOD ACTOR, AN IT & MEDIA CONSULTANT AND A SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIST
Demola Sanyaolu is a young Nigerian Entrepreneur with a strong determination to succeed despite all odds. He is a renowned Broadcast Journalist (specializing in Content Development & Production), a Nollywood Actor, an IT & Media Consultant and a Social Media Strategist. He is also a motivational speaker and event anchor. A graduate of Computers & IT in Business & Management from Cambridge International College (Jersey, London), he also obtained a Certificate in Digital Marketing & Strategy from Google Nigeria and Certificate in Production Management & Editing from Electronic Media Content Owners Association Of Nigeria. Demola Sanyaolu’s Journalistic acumen came to limelight while working with Cyprian Josson (CEO & President of Nollywood Radio France, now Nollywood Broadcasting Service) as Nigerian partner and correspondent for several years. Demola is the CEO & Producer of BackstageStory Television, an online broadcasting channel with three-pronged objective of Entertainment, Education and Information. Demola Sanyaolu can weather any storm and sees possibilities even in the midst of chaotic situation. This attribute has given him his coat of many colors in the different fields of endeavor and with the adventurous advancement in technology, Demola has proved that you can be a jack of many trades and master them all.
TELEVISION PRODUCER, PRESENTER, NEWSCASTER AND WRITER
Adesuwa Osuyi is Nollywood France Correspondent in Abuja, Nigeria. Adesuwa is a television producer, presenter, newscaster and writer, who started professional broadcasting in 2014 after training with the Federal Radio corporation of Nigeria as a producer then later swapped to television presenting in 2015. Her love for being in front of the camera has seen her delve into fashion modelling, dancing and acting, she played a lead role in “shared,” a short film that was screened and nominated for the Best short film category at the 13th Abuja International Film Festival and the Indi-Wise Festival USA 2016.