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Meet AlmaplusBlog Man Crush Monday Personality – Jason Njoku

A self-proclaimed serial entrepreneur, iROKOtv is Njoku’s 11th attempt at starting a business. He came up with the idea of launching a new distribution platform for Nollywood whilst living at home with his mum, aged 30, after a number of failed enterprises

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Meet AlmaplusBlog Man Crush Monday Personality - Jason Njoku

This is another inspiring Nigerian doing excellently well in the film industry in Nigeria and africa as a whole. Meet our Man crush Monday Personality Jason Chukwuma Njoku

A self-proclaimed serial entrepreneur, iROKOtv is Njoku’s 11th attempt at starting a business. He came up with the idea of launching a new distribution platform for Nollywood whilst living at home with his mum, aged 30, after a number of failed enterprises.

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Jason was born and raised in Deptford, South East London, and His mother raised him and his three sisters and brother by herself, whilst working a full-time job in the National Health Service. He attended school in London, then moved to a village in Nigeria from the age of 12 – 15. After he returned from Nigeria, he attended college to complete his A-Levels, before securing a place at The University of Manchester where he read Chemistry. He graduated in 2005 with a 2:1 and launched Brash Magazine, a student publication which ran for three years before it closed in 2008.

Jason Chukwuma Njoku and his wife

Jason Chukwuma Njoku and his wife

After a number of failed enterprises between 2005 and 2010, which included a blog network, a T-shirt business and a web design company, Njoku moved back home into his mother’s house in Deptford. It was there that he came up with the idea of starting a Nollywood online distribution business, “The West had Hulu and Netflix – Africa had nothing”, notes Njoku Having studied the industry from afar, he flew to Lagos, thanks to the financial help of his best friend Bastian Gotter, a fellow University of Manchester graduate, and started purchasing the online licences of Nollywood movies.He worked from a two-bedroom apartment in Festac, Lagos,and struck a deal with YouTube in Germany to be the official channel partner for Nollywood company.

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Jason Njoku married Nollywood film star and producer Mary Remmy Njoku in Festac, Lagos, on 18 August 2012. They welcomed their first son, Jason Obinna Njoku, on 30 July 2013, a second child, Nwakaego Annabel Njoku, was born on 24 August 2015 and a third child, Nnenna Amber Njoku born on 4 August 2017.

 

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Here’s A Simple Recipe From Chef Lola For Yam Porridge

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Here’s a quick and simple recipe from Chef Lola for budget-friendly yet delicious yam porridge also known as Asaro in Yoruba.

Ingredients:

1 medium African yam

1 Red Bell Pepper

1 Tomato

1 Habanero Pepper

1 large onion divided into two

3 cups water

salt to taste

2 tsp chicken bouillon powder or 2 cubes

Mackerel fish boiled or canned, Crab Meat stockfish, or dried fish

2 tablespoons crayfish

1/2 cup palm Oil of fresh

Mint leaves Parsley, or any Leafy vegetables (spinach, kale, ugwu)

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Learn How To Prepare Jambalaya Pasta With Shrimps, Chicken & Sausage From Chef Lola

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Chef Lola shows how to make Jambalaya pasta with shrimp, chicken, and sausage. It’s an American creole and cajun rice dish that consists mainly of meat and mixed vegetables

Here are the ingredients you would need:

1 pound pasta fettuccine

1lb chicken breast

½ lb shrimp

½ lb sausage sliced into half-inch-thick pieces

2 tbsp cajun spice

4 tbsp olive oil

¾ cup (120g) onion

3 cloves of minced garlic

1 bay leaf

1 medium diced tomato

8 ounces tomato sauce

½ tsp red pepper flakes or cayenne powder

½ cup of diced red and green bell pepper

½ tsp thyme

1 tsp oregano

1 cup chicken broth

Salt and pepper

The jambalaya pasta is made within 30-40 minutes.

Watch the video below for preparation steps!

 

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This Corned Beef Stew + Pasta Recipe By Ify’s Kitchen Is Definitely Worth Trying

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You’ll love Ify’s Kitchen easy to make delicious and yummy looking corned beef stew plus pasta recipe – you should definitely try it out!

According to Ify’s Kitchen:

This Corned beef stew is everything you need to pair with your spaghetti. It is easy to make, hearty and incredibly delicious. You can make a whole lot and store it in the freezer for anytime you are ready to use it.

INGREDIENTS:

1 can of corned beef

2 cans of crushed tomatoes

3 paprika peppers/tatashe
4 cayenne peppers

4-6 scotch bonnet peppers

1 large onion

½ tablespoon ginger &  garlic paste

Oregano

Thyme

Dried parsley

Salt

Seasoning powder

Cooking oil

2 Carrots

1 green bell pepper

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