Hauwa Wakili is a media professional and consultant with nearly fifteen years experience working with a number of entities across two continents. Hauwa has played pivotal roles at such upstanding media companies as BEN TV where she held roles as a Producer and Presenter over a five year period.
Ms Wakili provided services for a varied selection of media products including but not limited to voice-over action for advertisements, infomercials and documentaries. In this time Ms Wakili hosted the BEN TV Awards to both popular and critical acclaim.
She also led the production strategy at Nollywood Movies UK where she worked as a Content Creator. Ms Wakili oversaw the effective funneling of in-demand media products such as films and primetime television shows to carefully targeted demographics in Nigeria and the diaspora while at this role.
Ms Wakili hosted a trio of radio shows at CityFm Lagos namely, Breakfast in the City, Alternative City (Rockshow) and Heart2Heart. Following the success in this role Ms Wakili accepted an offer to join MaxFm Lagos, an affiliate media company to Television Continental Lagos (TVC). She has very recently completed an engagement with Hitachi Nigeria where she offered her services as a Media and Operations Manager and is currently the Head of Communications at Plume & Partner, a media company with extensive interests across continents. She has hosted a number of events including but not limited to RocktoberFest (2014-2016), African Fashion Week Nigeria (2014-2016), Heritage Awards (2014) and Kreate Fashion Show (2018).
Ms Wakili was educated at Kensington Business College and went on to receive her Bachelors and Masters degrees in International Social Policy and Business Technology Media from both University of Greenwich and Barking College, United Kingdom respectively.
Schullzz is a Radio Presenter, Music Curator, Event Host and Business Woman.. She was born in Drypool, Yorkshire England. She returned to Nigeria in 1970, and relocated back to London in 1989 after her education. With experience spanning over 15 years in Sales, Customer Service/Information Technology. She worked with companies such as Merrill Lynch, MCI WorldCom and T-Mobile all in the UK.
In 2004 she moved home finally to Nigeria to run Rolatirade, Table Set Design, Decor and Rental company.
In 2010 she was recruited to work with Classic FM 97.3 and her profile has since been on a steady rise. Over the years Schullzz has had the privilege of interviewing an impressive list of really high profile celebrities and dignitaries and is quite adept at this.
She is a Music/Playlist Curator and has entertained as ‘Music Policy’ for quite a few events as well. She is the currently the CEO of Schullzz66, a Media And Entertainment Company and also the Co Founder of Stage and Booth Hospitality Company.
Schullzz has worked with many companies and has anchored many high profile events..
Schullzz can be described as intentional, spontaneous, focused and playful, she captures the inner essence of people in conversations and has a knack for totally engaging people with her enquiring mind. Her flexibility is her strong point and she puts it to good use in keeping her audience and clients at ease..
Her music prowess is evident as she takes you through a personal music journey every time you listen to her or watch her curate a playlist experience .
HOBBIES: Discovering new music, walking, dancing, reading, meeting people, She has even dabbled into a few stage shows and a movie role..
Schullzz is on Classic FM 97.3……
• Co-Host ‘The Drive Time Show’ Tuesday – Friday: 4pm to 9pm
• Host ‘Schullzz On Saturday’ Noon to 4pm (Saturdays).
You can also catch her once a Month hosting ‘Hanging With Schullzz’ (Live Game and Music Show or on the ‘Red Carpets’ as the ‘The Red Carpet Host’..
Benjamin Okoh is a multiple award-winning broadcast journalist, born in Kaduna where his parents where based. Soon after, as a baby relocated with his parents to Lagos post-civil war early 70’s. He had his primary, secondary and university education in Lagos. That innate desire for music in him was quickly discovered by his parents ‘cos at 12 he was a chorister at Archbishop Vinning Memorial Church (now Cathedral) which helped tremendously in “2shing” him up ‘cos of the church’s high standards.
While in high school at Ikeja Grammar School, he represented the school at dance and singing competitions and by mid eighties (after school) he formed different pro dance and music groups and thereafter went into Disc Jockeying whose services were enjoyed by A-Class clubs – Lords Club, Deroof, Pyramid, K’s Place, Club Tower, Mega Plaza, A-Bar et al and the corporate world – Citibank, Zain, CPMS et al. His vast music repertoire is premised on this background.
He first got introduced to Radio in 2004 and joined Classic FM 97.3 in April 2010. He holds a BSc and Masters degrees in Mass Communication with a bias for Public Relations and Advertising from both Lagos State University, Ojo and the University of Lagos, Akoka plus certification in Radio/TV presentation and Commentary. He is a YALI alumnus.
Chukwuma Aligwekwe, popularly know as ‘Chico’ holds a B A Hons Degree in Theatre Arts from the University Of Port Harcourt.
On his return to the UK following graduation in Nigeria he went on to study ‘Film and Media’ at the University Of North London.
He returned to Nigeria fully in 2008 and two years later, became one of the pioneer members of the then brand new Radio Station Classic FM 97.3, anchoring the very popular TDS (The Drivetime Show)
He was appointed Programme Director at Classic FM in 2011, and Group Programme Director on 2018, position he holds till date.
Chico has featured in a number of Big Screen Movies and Television series including A Soldier’s Story, Tales Of Ish & Isha, Guyman, Tinsel and Battleground.
Also a voice over artiste, Chico is the voice behind many mainstream adverts and audio activations on both Domestic and International media platforms.
Being adept and comfortable at public speaking and moderating, Chico has hosted countless high profile private and corporate events.
Chico has consulted for a number of radio stations and is a facilitator at the City Media Academy.
Chico is a prolific writer and director of Short Stories, Theater & Audio Drama and Poems
Lawrence was born in Lagos, Nigeria, Lawrence is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). As a growing child, Lawrence had always loved music of all genres and the “art” of radio broadcasting. He found it intriguing how words are used to attract, please and sustain a listener’s delight.Whether with a Mic as a presenter on the radio or an MC on stage, Lawrence seeks to connect with the listener through the magic of his voice.
While in school, Lawrence worked with the campus radio station, Lion FM and subsequently with The Sun newspaper, Lagos. Afterwards he worked with a private radio station in south-eastern Nigeria, Blaze 91.5 FM, which dominated the region at the time.
Lawrence has a distinct voice, which combines nicely with his vast knowledge of music to make his radio shows a happy place for listeners.
He currently runs the midday show, The Classic Lounge (TCL), weekdays from 11am; and Sunday Brunch, 12noon on Sundays.