“It is almost impossible to find any young leader presently who hasn’t been influenced by The Future Awards” – Aziza Uko speaks on ‘Conversations with Mercy Abang’

“It is almost impossible to find any young leader presently who hasn’t been influenced by The Future Awards” – Aziza Uko speaks on ‘Conversations with Mercy Abang’


For the Conversations with Abang Mercy for the week, Aziza Uko, the Chief Operating Officer of the Future Awards Africa talks about the awards – In seven years, the Future Awards has produced over 150 winners and 1,200 nominees across the world – Aziza said the TFA is not an awards that any individual can … Continue reading

Ovation not a mouthpiece for corrupt people, political merger is of the mind –Dele Momodu {Conversations with Abang Mercy}

Ovation not a mouthpiece for corrupt people, political merger is of the mind –Dele Momodu {Conversations with Abang Mercy}


Conversations with Abang Mercy brings to you Chief Dele Momodu, the publisher of the glamorous Ovation International magazine, pro-democracy activist, former pirate radio host and also a Presidential aspirant in the 2011 General elections where he garnered 26,000 votes. In this week’s edition of the Conversation Series he reveals some never heard before bits about … Continue reading

“The epileptic emergence of the APC will enable the PDP win in 2015″ – Tonye Princewill speaks on ‘Conversations with Mercy Abang’

“The epileptic emergence of the APC will enable the PDP win in 2015″ – Tonye Princewill speaks on ‘Conversations with Mercy Abang’


Prince Tonye Princewill is a Nigerian politician and businessman, my guest for the the Conversations with Abang Mercy – He believes the aircraft owned by the Rivers State Government is a distraction for Rotimi Amaechi – Princewill said Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is making sure President Jonathan is surrounded by good, clean, honest advice… … Continue reading

[Conversations With Abang Mercy]: “We need to shift focus from oil” -Chibueze Emenike, Project Manager Green Deal Nigeria


Conversations with Abang Mercy explores ‘Green Deal Nigeria’- A Nigeria without oil What does Nigeria’s future look like when the oil runs out?   How can Nigeria transition from fossil fuel to clean energy? Where would green jobs be created? What will happen if the country does not squarely deal with the ravages of climate change? … Continue reading

“I wasn’t expecting the Caine Prize nomination” – Elnathan John speaks on ‘Conversations with Mercy Abang’


The Conversations series withAbang Mercy Interviews one of the shortlisted nominees for the 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing which was announced (Wednesday 15 May) Elnathan John – the Caine Prize for African writing is named in memory of the late Sir Micheal Caine, former Chairman of Booker Plc – Among the five stories chosen are an unprecedented … Continue reading

“I am not a member of Boko Haram” – Ahmed Salkida speaks on ‘Conversations with Abang Mercy’

“I am not a member of Boko Haram” – Ahmed Salkida speaks on ‘Conversations with Abang Mercy’


The Conservations series spotslights a freelance Journalist, Ahmad Salkida who has extensively covered the sect.        He talks about his relationship with Boko Haram, ties with the late Leader, Mohammed Yusuf  and how the Boko Haram sect have been more consistent with their message than the Federal Government You are the only Nigerian, publicly known … Continue reading