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Mo Abudu

Mo Abudu

Chief Executive Officer, EbonyLife TV (Nigeria)

She is also the Executive Producer, Creator and Hostess of the talk show “Moments with Mo”, which over the years has attracted internationally renowned guests to include Hillary Clinton, Christine Largarde as well as African Presidents to include Muhammadu Buhari, Goodluck Jonathan, Olusegun Obasanjo and Paul Kagame.

In 2018, EbonyLife Studios announced a three-scripted deal with Sony Pictures Television. They also signed an agreement with another major American TV studio and channel on an African sci-fi TV series. Also in the works are other projects which include an original IP adaptation as well as a millennial driven drama. These partnerships are the first of their kind between a variety of Hollywood studios and a Nigerian television company.

Abudu is highly sought after for her knowledge of the African and global creative industry. She has spoken at the Wharton School of Business, Cambridge University Judge School of Business, Harvard University, and New York University Stern School of Business and she has received many international recognitions.

In 2018, the University of Westminster awarded Mo an honorary degree of Doctor of Arts, in recognition of her outstanding services to broadcasting and enterprise in Nigeria. In the same year, Abudu was appointed a Director of the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the organization responsible for staging the world-famous International Emmy Awards and in 2019, she chaired the 47th International Emmy Awards Gala.

Abudu was named on The Powerlist 2018, an annual list of the UK's top 100 most influential people of African and Caribbean heritage. She was one of 4 honourees to receive the 2019 Médailles d’Honneur in Cannes at MIPTV. Abudu is a mother of two – Temidayo aged 29 and Adekoyejo aged 23.

Claim to fame

Hailed as “Africa’s Queen of Media” by CNN, also famously called Oprah Winfrey of Africa
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