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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.
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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.