Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Titilayo Oyinbo and Abidemi Alaran to Host 2011 Yoruba Heritage Awards



The 2011 YOHA committee is proud to announce  that Cara Harshman aka " Titilayo Oyinbo" and Nigerian Movie Producer "Abidemi Alaran" will be hosting the 2011Yoruba Heritage Awards taking place in London, England on Friday October 14, 2011.

Titilayo Oyinbo is a 23 year old senior, journalism major with a certificate in African studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

 As a lover of the Yoruba language, Titi has exemplified true leadership in being an advocate that has been able to educate and enlighten the world on the power of linguistics.

Having studied the Yoruba language for the past three years in school, she has always dreamed of working as a freelance journalist. By this, she started her blog “North of Lagos” and weekly video blogs discussing her experience while studying abroad at the University of Ibadan.

Below are some clips of Titilayo during her 9 month study abroad program.

                                              Titilayo Interview with the Sahara Reporters

                                           Titilayo Interview on the 2011 Nigerian Elections

For more info on Titilayo visit:

Abidemi Alaran, graduate of Film and TV production at the University of Ile-Ife in Nigeria.  He is the CEO of Matrix Entertainment, based in Ireland. 

As a lover of Nigerian entertainment, Bidemi currently produced  Nollywood blockbuster “ IMALA” which featured  top A-list   Yoruba actors/actresses.  

He is also a prolific Motivational Speaker and MC Compere.

For more info On Abidemi Alaran visit:

For  media inquiries contact;
Victoria Adigun
PRO-Yoruba Heriage Awards (YOHA)
Direct Line:  (405) 371-0207