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Chude Jideonwo

Co-Founder Red Media, Future Awards and Enough is Enough

Category: Politics and Public Sector

Chude Jideonwo

Chude Jideonwo is a Nigerian lawyer, award-winning journalist and media entrepreneur.

Attended K Kotun Memorial Primary School, Adebola Baptist High School and Mayflower, Ikenne.

Graduated Best Student in Law University of Lagos.

Called to Bar in 2007.

Master’s Degree in Media and Communication, Pan African University.

Youngest journalist ever to interview a sitting Nigerian president; securing an exclusive sit-down with Dr. Goodluck Jonathan

His novel, His Father's Knickers, written when he was 13, was launched in 2001 in conjunction with the National Orientation Agency and the French Cultural Centre.

Member of the awards committee for the Ford Foundation Jubilee Transparency Award, alongside distinguished Nigerians like Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte and Rev. Fr. Matthew Kukah .

Member British Council's Steering Group for its Creative Industries Expo

Listed by Punch as one of the young people to watch in 2012.

Listed by BusinessDay in a 40 under 40 list.

Listed by Forbes 30 Under 30: Africa's Best Young Entrepreneurs.

Young Business Leader of The Year CNBC Africa

His agency, RedMedia manages PR and Communications account of the likes of Facebook and Heineken.

RedMedia also own YNaija online media platform and Rubbing Minds TV Progam on ChannelsTV

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What is YPB?

The Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) is a 5 day in-residence program for high potential 20-25 year olds to learn world class practical training for success in the marketplace.

How can I participate in the bootcamp?

You can participate by applying online at http://www.youngprofessionals.ng/register

Are there entry requirements?

You must be between 20-25 years by December, 2017. You should have a passion to succeed.

What are the areas of focus?

The courses available will be under the broad streams. Sectors are:
1. Entrepreneurship
2. Creative Arts and Media
3. Social Entrepreneurship and NGO
4. Politics/Governance and Public Sector
5. Corporate Career.

Is it free?

YPB is absolutely and completely FREE. Accommodation will also be made available for selected applicants.

Can I invite my friends within this age bracket to apply?

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Bootcamp dates and venue?

Dates are from November 29th to December 3rd, 2017. Venue will be communicated to successful applicants

If I had been selected but need to cancel, can I simply transfer my registration to someone else?

Admission cannot be transferred.

Is it only available to Lagos residents?

No. Anyone who meets the requirements across Nigeria can apply. However, participants outside Lagos will need to take care of their transportation to the venue.

As a Lagos resident, do I have to stay in the camp? Can't I simply resume every morning and leave after each day?

You should stay in the camp to enjoy the full benefits.

Is there a dress-code?

Dress in comfortable, casual but moderate clothing. Jeans and trainers are welcome.

How do I know if I have been selected?

You will be contacted either via e-mail and/or SMS.

What caliber of facilitators/ trainer should I expect?

You will have some of the best people, top performers in the various sectors. Visit the Facilitators section of the website to see a full list of your facilitators and a brief bio on each facilitator.

Are there exams to take? Will I receive a certification after this bootcamp? Will there be rewards for good performance?

There maybe group tests but no individual tests. On completion of all sessions, you will be awarded a certificate of participation. There will also be fantastic rewards for top performers.

Is there a number I could call for further information?

Please send further enquiries to info@youngprofessionals.ng

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