DAY 19 | 4 FINALISTS FOR THE GRAND FINALE AT THE FEDERAL PALACE

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Day 18 | Mai Atafo and Ladi Balogun to END the FCMB Challenge! 

Day 18 | Mai Atafo and Ladi Balogun to END the FCMB Challenge at the Dare2Dream

An inspiring day at the Dare2Dream Academy with Ladi Balogun and Mai Atafo closing the FCMB Clallenge talking about integrity and authenticity
“it is when things fail that you have to go into introspective and learn how to do things better. See failure as an investment. Being authentic, means people can see who you are - it is essential so people don’t misdiagnose you and your situation. Live a life by design and not by default - you need to have a plan. authenticity is a journey and it is worth starting this journey.

To be continued…

> Dare2Dream Season2 is powered by FCMB and sponsored by NESCAFE, Domino Pizza, DANA Air and Indomie
> Dare2dream media partners:
- TV: EbonylifeTV, Cool TV, Wazobia TV, Africa Magic, AIT and the guardian TV
- WEB: Pulse.ng, Ono bello, Bella Naija, Ladybrille and Gidi Grove Media
- PRINT: The Guardian Newspaper
- RADIO: Cool FM and Wazobia FM
Dare2Dream (D2D) is produced by Kinabuti Fashion Initiative in collaboration with Pulse.ng

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DAY 17:From vision board to high performance,D2d academy continue

 

Day 17 started with the creation and presentation by the 10 Dare2Dream finalists of their Vision Board, which describe their vision and dreams in life. 
After that, the Dare2Dream team moved to Pulse Head office to receive a masterclass by Rich Tanksley, Head of Pulse, on “How to be a high performer” 
"high performers are people who produce result regardless of time. always be at your best because your clients expect you to perform high. Always get the job done and not giving excuses all the time. pursue more than one solution to a problem. Never just solve the problem, solve the cause of the problem” Indeed an inspiring morning, followed by the 3rd elimination, who saw 4 participants leaving the Dare2Dream academy. 
The Day is not over without modelling class by Bola Few Model management and Dancing by ice and Span. The Grand Finale is on

To be continued…

> Dare2Dream Season2 is powered by FCMB and sponsored by NESCAFE, Domino Pizza, DANA Air and Indomie
> Dare2dream media partners:
- TV: EbonylifeTV, Cool TV, Wazobia TV, Africa Magic, AIT and the guardian TV
- WEB: Pulse.ng, Ono bello, Bella Naija, Ladybrille and Gidi Grove Media
- PRINT: The Guardian Newspaper
- RADIO: Cool FM and Wazobia FM
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Day16:Mo Abudu Master Class-Never be put off by the size of ur dream

Day 16 | Mo abudu Masterclass with The Girls “Your choices determine your reality”
Day 16 started very early at 7am with a masterclass by Mr David klieg, GM of the Federal Palace Hotel & Casino, on Table manners and the importance of etiquette
especially during business Meals. We are indeed transferring skills to our ladies to make them ladies who can achieve their dreams in life.
Once the masterclass was over the Dare2Dream girls reached the Kinabuti Atelier for the casting and fittings for the Kinabuti Vlisco Cosa Rostra Fashion Show, where they met the others models of Few Model Management who will be strutting the runaway on Sunday 6th December at 7pm for the Dare2Dream Finale at the Federal Palace hotel and Casino. 
By 1pm the Dare2Dream team returned to the Hotel for a master Class with Media Mogul and "Serial entrepreneur" Mrs Mo Abudu, who shared her sory and her tips to success:
“it is ok to have big dreams” “don’t confuse progress with activity” “your Team is very important, try to build a strong team” “ your purpose in life is based on the journey you take” “surround yourself with smart people” “never be put off by the size of your dream” “Believe in the G factor: GOD” “creak your dreams down, so that you can achieve them in byte size” “ don’t make excuses, get things done” “ listen to your dreams killers because they advise you unknowingly” “find the right opportunities and seize it” “ it is important that whatever you start you must finish it” “ Build good relationships with people” 
it was such a honour to have Mo Abudu giving a masterclass and everybody gained greatly out of it, including the TEAM.
After the masterclass, the girls attended modelling class and dancing class. We indeed don’t stop at the Dare2Dream academy to be ready for our Grand finale show. Dont miss it.

To be continued…

> Dare2Dream Season2 is powered by FCMB and sponsored by NESCAFE, Domino Pizza, DANA Air and Indomie
> Dare2dream media partners:
- TV: EbonylifeTV, Cool TV, Wazobia TV, Africa Magic, AIT and the guardian TV
- WEB: Pulse.ng, Ono bello, Bella Naija, Ladybrille and Gidi Grove Media
- PRINT: The Guardian Newspaper
- RADIO: Cool FM and Wazobia FM
Dare2Dream (D2D) is produced by Kinabuti Fashion Initiative in collaboration with Pulse.ng

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Day 15:IK Osakioduwa,Tonye Cole&Elohor Aisien mentoring the Girls

Another amazing Day in the Dare2Dream Academy that saw our now 12 finalist meeting at the FCMB HQ IK Osakioduwa, Tonye Cole and Elohor Aisien sharing their stories. Ike shared his story from his dyslexia to overcoming it and realising, with a lot of tenacity and hard work, his dream to become a radio presenter “Success is never an encounter, it is a choice you make everyday” “the difference between successful people and not successful it is the ability to transform a gift into a skill that can be reproduced on demand”. The girls couldn’t stop asking questions to the presenter. Then it was a turn of Mr Tonye Cole, GMD of Sahara group, who shared his personal story and after listening to the girls and giving advice said “ Choice you make determine your future and to realise those dreams you need to wake up”. Elohor Aisien, graced the Dare2Dream project with her presence and asked every participants what they dream in life. She listened and advised the participants with her personal experience. The energy was amazing and every body felt very inspired and grateful to be there. When the mentor left, it was the time for the second elimination who saw Dasola (Uni abuja) and Module (Uni Lag) leaving the Dare2Dream Academy. 
Elimination is never an happy moment. the Team left the FCMB challenge to return to the Federal Palace and practice Yoga with Maje Ayida from Eden Lifestyle, Modelling with Bola from Few Model Management, dancing and finally meeting Shaydee for their singing class. WE indeed don’t stop at the Dare2Dream Academy. 

To be continued…

> Dare2Dream Season2 is powered by FCMB and sponsored by NESCAFE, Domino Pizza, DANA Air and Indomie
> Dare2dream media partners:
- TV: EbonylifeTV, Cool TV, Wazobia TV, Africa Magic, AIT and the guardian TV
- WEB: Pulse.ng, Ono bello, Bella Naija, Ladybrille and Gidi Grove Media
- PRINT: The Guardian Newspaper
- RADIO: Cool FM and Wazobia FM
Dare2Dream (D2D) is produced by Kinabuti Fashion Initiative in collaboration with Pulse.ng

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DAY 14 | Tolulope Balogun Unveiled as Face of Fcmb Flex Account

Day 14: Started with interview at COOL FM with Mannie and the angels, followed by Wazobia FM. The girls got the chance to be interviewed by their favourite presenters and share with the audience what they have learnt so far at the Bootcamp.
The 12 participants then moved to the COOL FM/Wazobia Studio to attend a masterclass by Onimisi Adaba who taught the girls about diction and which are the key elements when presenting. Every girls had the chance to present themself and receive a constructive feedback by Onimisi on how to improve their way of presenting. The girls were very grateful with the feedback received and got back to the Federal Palace Hotel for Dance Class with ICE and the dancers of SPAN.
At 5pm the girls joined the FCMB Team for the launch of FLEXX, FCMB youth account and the presentation of Tolulope Balogun (Dare2Dream Season 1 winner) as the new face of FCMB FLEXX. The girls had the chance to showcase their talent and entertain the public. An other busy day in the Dare2Dream Academy.

To be continued…
> Dare2Dream Season2 is powered by FCMB and sponsored by NESCAFE, Domino Pizza, DANA Air and Indomie
> Dare2dream media partners:
- TV: EbonylifeTV, Cool TV, Wazobia TV, Africa Magic, AIT and the guardian TV
- WEB: Pulse.ng, Ono bello, Bella Naija, Ladybrille and Gidi Grove Media
- PRINT: The Guardian Newspaper
- RADIO: Cool FM and Wazobia FM
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D2d S2 DAY 13: At the Fela Shrine Dare2Dream gets Inspired

Day 13 saw the Dare2Dream participants facing the first elimination. Some shed some tears when jurors decided the 12 participants remaining in the competition. The six eliminated will be going home via Dana Air and leave the Federal Palace Hotel & Casino. 
The day continued with the full Team heading to the Fela Shrine for session2 of the Kinabuti Vlisco Cosa Nostra Collection. 
We all felt inspired and one of the participants even wrote a poem: 
“today at Fela Shrine || Inspired
He left his foot prints on the sand of time
Knowing there was something that he left behind
When he left his world, he left no regrets
leaving something to remember, so they won’t forget
He gave his all, did his best
brought someone some happiness
Left his world a little better just because he was here
He lived, he loved
he was here”
by Ijeoma Okafor | Dare2Dream contestant

To be continued
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Dare2Dream Season2 Day11: The Boot camp is on!!

the first day of the bootcamp has started for the 18 finalists of Dare2Dream season 2.
it was indeed an amazing day which started with the FCMB Challenge at the FCMB HQ in marina: master class by human right activist and democracy advocate Mrs Hafsat Fabiola Costello.The girls felt a lot of emotions and inspiration running through their veins and some even broke into tears. “My father used to say my religion is love, and love doesn’t know any boundary. Followed by the Masterclass of Dr Ola Orekunrin, the flying doctors who shared with the girls what to be an entrepreneur means : entrepreneur ship is the ability to believe, despite the resource you control“ 
After a photo session at FCMB, the girls had a beautiful lunch at the Federal Palace, followed by a masterclass on healthy eating and lifestyle by Maje Ayida. The questions and answers were flying across the room before starting the fitness class. 
The day ended at the Federal Palace Hotel and casino with the modelling class to get the girls ready for the photoshoot session.
Thats all from the dare2dream academy

> Dare2Dream Season2 is powered by FCMB and sponsored by NESCAFE, Domino Pizza, DANA Air and Indomie
> Dare2dream media partners:
- TV: EbonylifeTV, Cool TV, Wazobia TV, Africa Magic, AIT and the guardian TV
- WEB: Pulse.ng, Ono bello, Bella Naija, Ladybrille and Gidi Grove Media
- PRINT: The Guardian Newspaper
- RADIO: Cool FM and Wazobia FM
Dare2Dream (D2D) is produced by Kinabuti Fashion Initiative in collaboration with Pulse.ng

TO Be continued

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D2d Day10 | The selected 18 arrives Federal Palace Hotel-bootcamp

Day 10 | Selected 18 reach the Federal Palace Hotel to commence BOOTCAMP
the dare2dream team and FCMB Dare2BePurple team with the finalists from Uniport flew to Lagos via Danaair.
At the Airport the team bumped into Nollywood actress, Ini Edo, who shared her Dare 2 Dream for Nigeria.
Once they arrived MM2 airport in Lagos, they were joined by the UniAbuja finalists and they met the Unilag participants at the
Africa Future | Bridging the development Gap event, an inspiring gathering sharing ideas for change and development.
The 18 finalists totally got into the mood of Dare2Dream project and the motivations behind it.
Finally the full team together with the finalists reached the Federal palace Hotel and Casino in Lagos VI, where Francesca explained program, rules and regulations of the bootcamp.
Ready to start the bootcamp? 

> Dare2Dream Season2 is powered by FCMB and sponsored by NESCAFE, Domino Pizza, DANA Air and Indomie
> Dare2dream media partners:
- TV: EbonylifeTV, Cool TV, Wazobia TV, Africa Magic, AIT and the guardian TV
- WEB: Pulse.ng, Ono bello, Bella Naija, Ladybrille and Gidi Grove Media
- PRINT: The Guardian Newspaper
- RADIO: Cool FM and Wazobia FM
Dare2Dream (D2D) is produced by Kinabuti Fashion Initiative in collaboration with Pulse.ng

TO Be continued

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D2d Day9: Dare2Dream ends university selection | Uniport we love

Dare2Dream ends university selection | Uniport we love you
It is Day9 and the Dare2Dream Team comes to an end of University Selections. 
It was a day filled with laughters and dances and so much Joy. Entertainers, amateurs, the love of uniport is too much and dare2dream love it right back.
The jury made of Caterina and Francesca (Kinabuti|Dare2Dream), Temitayo Ade-peters (FCMB) and Benedict (Indomie) chose the 6 finalists that will fly to Lagos via Danaair and join the bootcamp at the Federal Hotel and Casino. The University selection is over and after 9 days on the road the 18 finalists from Uniport, Unilag and Uniabuja have been chosen. the Dare2Dream Team and FCMB Dare2BePurple will indeed miss the energy from the University but the next chapter is Starting, BOOTCAMP AND FCMB Challenge here we come!

To be continued...

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Dare2Dream Season 2 is powered by FCMB and sponsored by NESCAFE, Domino Pizza, DANA Air and Indomie.
Media partners include:
- TV: EbonylifeTV, Cool TV, Wazobia TV, Africa Magic, AIT and the guardian TV
- WEB: Pulse.ng, Ono bello, Bella Naija, Ladybrille and Gidi Grove Media
- PRINT: The Guardian Newspaper
- RADIO: Cool FM and Wazobia FM
Dare2Dream (D2D) is produced by Kinabuti Fashion Initiative in collaboration with Pulse.ng


DAY8 : UNIPORT YOUR GIRLS ARE ALWAYS BEAUTIFUL


In Port harcourt is where Kinabuti and the vision for Dare2Dream started in 2010. So there is a profound Love for this city and we got to love Uniport as well.
The energy of the students and the love, they have been waiting with so much anticipation for the coming back of Dare2Dream Season2.
and one thing we can say about PH, we have seen amazing, beautiful girls!!! coming from all south south to be part of the 6 coming to Lagos with the Dare2Dream Team to start the bootcamp on Friday 27th November at the Federal Palace. 
While the Dare2Dream Team and Dare2BePurple went on a rally around the campus and the university, singing, doing dance competition, the contestants rehearsed no stop the catwalk and the choreography and as soon as the judges came back: Caterina Bortolussi (Kinabuti), Temitayo Ade Peters (FCMB) and Francesca Rosset (Kinabuti) the elimination started. Every girl was requested to walk and dance. 19 girls we selected for the final event. Who will be NEXT? Today the performing artists will be under examinations
> Dare2Dream Season2 is powered by FCMB and sponsored by NESCAFE, Domino Pizza, DANA Air and Indomie
> Dare2dream media partners:
- TV: EbonylifeTV, Cool TV, Wazobia TV, Africa Magic, AIT and the guardian TV
- WEB: Pulse.ng, Ono bello, Bella Naija, Ladybrille and Gidi Grove Media
- PRINT: The Guardian Newspaper
- RADIO: Cool FM and Wazobia FM
Dare2Dream (D2D) is produced by Kinabuti Fashion Initiative in collaboration with Pulse.ng

TO Be continued

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Dare2dream Season2 Day 7: Uniport Selections

- Dare2dream with the FCMB Dare2BePurple is back in Port harcourt and we could tell uniport has been waiting for us. 
- so many girls registering their names while opening an account with FCMB (only requirement for this competition) to be part of Dare2dream competition
but this year showed to be more challenging cause more young aspirant models participated and more talents were requested.
- it was a hot day with back to back eliminations and training by Julia from SPAN (Society of performing arts of Nigeria ) and Sandra (In our Ghetto Model)
- we also had chiamaka Chinedu, finalists of Dare2Dream Season1 and face of pulse.ng addressing the girls
- the Dare2Dream team also managed to pay a visit to Unique Radio 88.5 at Uniport and we are looking forward to an amazing event on Wednesday at the International Student Centre UNIPORT
where the 6 girls will be selected to join the Bootcamp in Lagos and be part of the FCMB Challenge


Dare2dream Season 2 Day 6:DARE2DREAM SHUTS DOWN UNIABUJA

Updated about 3 weeks ago

DAY 6 | DARE2DREAM SHUTS DOWN UNIABUJA
last day in Uniabuja and the dare2dream and FCMB Dare2BePurple TEAMS geared up for the grand finale who had as jury members: Adaora from AIT Morning show and Mr Filippo Amato Head of Commerce and Trade for the EU. Both shared their own stories and encouraged the youth to dream. Uniabuja welcomed them with applause and love. 
Dare2Dream finale saw 14 finalist to be part of the 6 girls flying to Lagos via Dana Air and Be part of the Bootcamp and FCMB Challenge and 6 performing artist who competed to be the one who will perform at the final event at the Federal Palace on the 6th December.
The performing artists were AMAZING, Uniabuja showed some serious talent and it made it hard for the TEAM to choose but after entertaining performances and eliminations with catwalks and dancing, the jury nominated the 6 Dare2Dream girls and the Uniabuja performing artists.
Dare2Dream Team felt you Uniabuja, Next stop: UNIPORT…Ready? 

> Dare2Dream Season2 is powered by FCMB and sponsored by NESCAFE, Domino Pizza, DANA Air and Indomie
> Dare2dream media partners:
- TV: EbonylifeTV, Cool TV, Wazobia TV, Africa Magic, AIT and the guardian TV
- WEB: Pulse.ng, Ono bello, Bella Naija, Ladybrille and Gidi Grove Media
- PRINT: The Guardian Newspaper
- RADIO: Cool FM and Wazobia FM
Dare2Dream (D2D) is produced by Kinabuti Fashion Initiative in collaboration with Pulse.ng

TO Be continued

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DAY5 | Uniabuja has talent!!!

here it is Day 5 | the search for Talents continues

- Uniabuja wowed us for the amount of amazing performing artists the Dare2Dream and FCMB Dare2bePurple teams saw duringday5, from dancers to singers, leaving the audience thrilled.

- 6 performing artists were selected who will be performing at the final event in Uniabuja Saturday 21st November at 1pm at Faculty of Art Permanent Site and during the event 1 performing artist will be chosen tofly to Lagos via Danaair and join the dare2dreamshow on the 6th December at the Federal Palace

- The aspiring models went through intense training in modelling, dancing and 13 emerged. who will be the 6 girls flying to Lagos via Danair to join the bootcamp at the federal palace and the the FCMB HQ? 

- We are gearing up for the final event at the faculty of Art at the Permanent site in UNIABUJA, 21st November at 1pm where the final selections is taking place

> Dare2Dream Season2 is powered by FCMB and sponsored by NESCAFE, Domino Pizza, DANA Air and Indomie

> Dare2dream media partners:

- TV: EbonylifeTV, Cool TV, Wazobia TV, Africa Magic, AIT and the guardian TV

- WEB: Pulse.ng, Ono bello, Bella Naija, Ladybrille and Gidi Grove Media

- PRINT: The Guardian Newspaper

- RADIO: Cool FM and Wazobia FM 

Dare2Dream (D2D) is produced by Kinabuti Fashion Initiative in collaboration with Pulse.ng 

TO Be continued 

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DARE2DREAM LANDS IN ABUJA….Uniabuja hasTOOO Much talent!!! 

After a successful three-day audition at the University of Lagos, the Dare2Dream team selected 6 girls to join the bootcamp at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos. The Dare2Dream team along with the FCMB Dare2BePurple team arrived Abuja via Dana Air on November 19, 2015. Selections kicked off for the aspiring models who started attending the dance training with Julia from SPAN (Society of performing arts of Nigeria) and the modelling training with Josephine (D2D Season1 finalist). Both teams evaluated the aspiring models with the entertainers to get ready for a vibrant final event in University and 13 contestants emerged. The University of Abuja wowed the Dare2Dream and FCMB Dare2bePurple team with the number ofamazing performing artists on day 5. From dancers to singers, the talented lot left the audience thrilled and Six performing artists were selected to perform at the final event in UNIABUJA on Saturday November 21, 2105 at the Faculty of Arts (Permanent Site). In Day6, DARE2DREAM and FCMB Dare2BePurple TEAMS SHUT DOWN UNIABUJA. The grand finale had as jury members: Adaora from AIT Morning show and Mr Filippo Amato Head of Commerce and Trade for the EU. Both shared their own stories and encouraged the youth to dream. Uniabujawelcomed them with applause and love. Dare2Dream finale in Unibuja saw an extra girl to join the 13 finalist competing to be part of the 6 girls flying to Lagos via Dana Air and Be part of the Bootcamp and FCMB Challenge in addition to 6 performing artist who competed to be the one who will perform at the final event at the Federal Palace on the 6th December infant ofa glamorous crowd.

The performing artists were AMAZING, Uniabuja showed some serious talent and it made it hard for the TEAM to choose but after entertaining performances and eliminations with catwalks and dancing, the jury nominated the 6 Dare2Dream girls and the Uniabuja performing artists.

Dare2Dream Team felt you Uniabuja, Next stop: UNIPORT…Ready? 

Dare2Dream Season 2 is powered by FCMB and sponsored by NESCAFE, Domino Pizza, DANA Air and Indomie.

Media partners include:

- TV: EbonylifeTV, Cool TV, Wazobia TV, Africa Magic, AIT and the guardian TV

- WEB: Pulse.ng, Ono bello, Bella Naija, Ladybrille and Gidi Grove Media

- PRINT: The Guardian Newspaper

- RADIO: Cool FM and Wazobia FM

Dare2Dream (D2D) is produced by Kinabuti Fashion Initiative in collaboration with Pulse.ng

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Dare2dream season2 day2

Selections continued with new girls registering at Afebabalola Hall while opening an FCMB account as per requirement

> Today Jury saw: Caterina from Kinabuti, Onobello from Onobello.com (also a Media Partner of Dare2Dream season2), Anu Akinyemi (FCMB), Bola (Few Model Management)  and Ilona

> it was a fun day with a very enthusiastic public which totally enjoyed the show through the various selections and eliminations as well as performances of the emerging artists from the University talents pool.

> the aspiring dare2dream girls went through a hard training in dancing and walking led by Bola from Few Model management 

> the final elimination saw 20 girls emerging from the hundreds of aspirants. The selected will be performing at the final show at Unilag and ouf of this 20 the jury will choose the 6 who will join the dare2dream Bootcamp at the federal palace hotel. 

> Dare2Dream Season2 is powered by FCMB and sponsored by NESCAFE, Domino Pizza, DANA Air and Indomie

> Dare2dream media partners:

- TV: EbonylifeTV, Cool TV, Wazobia TV, Africa Magic, AIT and the guardian TV

- WEB: Pulse.ng, Ono bello, Bella Naija, Ladybrille and Gidi Grove Media

- PRINT: The Guardian Newspaper

- RADIO: Cool FM and Wazobia FM 

Dare2Dream (D2D) is produced by Kinabuti Fashion Initiative in collaboration with Pulse.ng 

TO Be continued 

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Dare2Dream season2 DAY1: It Kicked off in Unilag

It began in Unilag this year Dare2Dream with registration at the Afe babalola Hall with opening of FCMB accounts for the contestants (only requirement). The girls were requested to wear their natural hair, black top, and black trousers. 

Day 1 jury was made of: Uchenna Mojekwu (Head of communication for FCMB), Bola Fawenhimi (Few Model Management), Caterina Bortolussi (Kinabuti) and Ilona Pinka (Fashion consultant) who scrutinised the contestants of the day and reviewed their performances on stage from dancing, to singing, to presenting and modelling. 

day one had dare2dream season1 winner: Tolulope Balogun and some of the season1 finalists: Josephine and Onyeka training the selected participants and giving them advice on how to move forward in the competition. 

to be continued

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Dare2Dream Season2: PRESS CONFERENCE + LAUNCH PARTY

Dare2dream launched on Friday 13th November, its second season at Chocolat Royal / Metisse Restaurant with a press conference.  Present at the Press conference: Uchenna Mojekwu (Head of communications FCMB), Obi Mbanuzuo (COO Dana Air), Rich Taksey (Head Pulse), Uchenna Mojekwu Ekong Hogard (Editor The Guardian Newspaper), Shahin Nouri (Cool FM, Wazobia FM, Cool TV, Wazobia TV), Ufuoma Ogeleka (Domino Pizza) and Ucharia Onwuelingo (Nescafe) and the D2D trainers: Maje Ayida (health and lifestyle trainer), Ono Bello (PR Trainer), Shaydee (singing Trainer), Bola Fawehinmi (model Trainer); who met with the media and discussed their participation in Dare2Dream Season2. Uchenna Mojekwu (FCMB) said “We are truly excited about Dare2Dream Season2 and the amazing personalities coming to share their story and giving masterclasses. We believe true success is seeing the greatness of what people make from the seeds you have sown in them. As such we decided to give these youths a platform on which to grow and impact others”.

Dare2Dream has also welcomed on board as media partner EbonyLifeTVand AIT, with Mo Abudu giving a special Masterclass to the participants and Raymond Dokpesi Junior joining the Dare2Dream Team during the selections in UniAbuja.

 

After a questions and answers session, sponsors with trainers and media partners cut the cake for the Launch of the second season for Dare2Dream and the Hip party began on the Chocolat Roayl Terrace with Dj Xclusive of Cool FM playing while Mouton Cadet was served to guests and celebrities including: Banky W, Capitain Tunde Demuren, Kayla, Andrea Pompermaier (Italian Consul),  Destiny, Dotun.



 

KINABUTI DARE2DREAM WINNER EMERGE WINNER OF THE MODEL CC 2015

Tolulope Balogun winner of kinabuti dare2dream emerged winner of model crowd challenge 2015 she dared to dream and she made it.

 what do you dare2dream? 

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D2D Day1
Dare2Dream team arrives in Port Hracourt with DanaAir, selections begin almost immediately after the team arrives at the International student centre in the University of Port Harcourt. A great amount of student showed up at the event to be scrutinized by the Panel of Judges: Thekla Wilkie (NTA Broadcaster), Caterina (Kinabuti Creative Director), Remi Sanusi & Uchenna Mojeko (FCMB team), Chinenye Akukwe (Golden Penny). It was a lot of fun, amazing lunch served by Golden Penny and the students brought a lot of energy to the event.
To be continued...................
Dare2Dream is proudly sponsored by FCMB in collaboration with Golden Penny, Nescafe, Lenovo.
Technical sponsors include; Federal Palace and Dana Air.
Producer: Kinabuti
Co-Producer: Pulse.ng
Director: Marcello Pastonesi
Editor: Marzio Mirabella.

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On the first episode of Dare2Dream brought to you by Kinabuti and Pulse Nigeria, the team arrives in Port Harcourt where selections begins at the University of Port Harcourt. SUBSCRIBE HERE FOR MORE https://www.youtube.com/user/PulseNigeria247 VISIT OUR WEBSITE http://www.pulse.ng FACEBOOK http://www.facebook.com/pulsenigeria247 TWITTER http://www.twitter.com/pulsenigeria247

On the second episode of Dare2Dream brought to you by Kinabuti and Pulse Nigeria; it's the last day at UNIPORT and the jury will select the six girls coming to Lagos by Dana Air for the boot camp.

Episode 3

D2D #Day5

Arrival of Dare2Dream team, at the University of Uyo (Akwa Ibom State). The team introduces the audience to the event and its aim, afterwards selections begin with the panel of judges: Yvonne Vixen (TV presenter), Thekla Wilkie (Broadcaster), Didier Olivera (London based Stylist), Caterina Bortolussi (Creative Director of Kinabuti). D2D team goes round the school hostels to create awareness for the event, it was fun and exciting there was a huge turn out by the students, who were entertained by the several activations of FCMB and Golden Penny. To be continued..

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Dare2Dream is proudly sponsored by FCMB in collaboration with Golden Penny, Nescafe, Lenovo. Technical sponsors include Federal palace and Dana Air

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Director: Marcello Pastonesi

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Episode 4

D2D #Day7

The selections at University of Uyo comes to an end, it is the last day in Akwa Ibom and the six finalists that will be flying to Lagos with Dana air are announced. Many talents have been scouted, not just models but also upcoming musicians and designers who won the opportunity to showcase at the final event. The main event is directed by Caterina, Kinabuti Creative Director and sees Taj Designs, (label by young designers from Uniuyo) exhibiting their latest collection under the scrutiny of London based stylist: Didier Oliveira and the host Yvonne Vixen (TV Presenter).  The events in Uyo ended with a Bang and a lot of tears. To be continued…

 

And the 6 selected are: Mfoniso, Stella, Calista, Billie, Ekah, Favour.

 

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Episode 5

D2D #Day9

And now it is the time for Unilag, the auditions begin at the guest house, aspiring models were eliminated and others moved to the next round. Unilag proved to be a total experience with the D2D team rallying the hostels with music and laughters...We love UniLag already. To be continued..

 

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Dare2Dream is proudly sponsored by FCMB in collaboration with Golden Penny, Nescafe, Lenovo. Technical sponsors include Federal palace and Dana Air

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Co-Producer: Pulse.ng

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Episode 6

D2D #Day 10

The D2D team starts up the day with an interview at cool FM with OAP: “Mannie and the Angels” to create more awareness and shed more light on the project and its progress to the public. Back in UniLag selections continues to select the final fifteen who will perform at the final event, with lunch by Golden Vita and coffee courtesy of Nescafe. To be continued…

 

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Dare2Dream is proudly sponsored by FCMB in collaboration with Golden Penny, Nescafe, Lenovo. Technical sponsors include Federal palace and Dana Air

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Episode7

D2D #Day11

Final day for selections in Unilag, the final 6 girls for the boot camp at federal palace in VI wereselected, young designers also showcased their designs in the “Brains and Fabrics” Unilag finest designer section of the event with upcoming musicians who are students at the University. Unilag saw a remarkable panel of judges from Noble Igwe (360 Nobs and Style Vitae), Maje Ayida (Eden Lifestyle CEO), Thekla Wilkie (NTA Broadcaster), Chinenye Akukwe (Golden Penny), Caterina (Kinabuti Creative Director) and Didier (official stylist for the project). To be continued…

 

And the 6 selected are: Celine, Tolulope, Mercy, Onyinye, Onyeka and Josephine.

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Dare2Dream is proudly sponsored by FCMB in collaboration with Golden Penny, Nescafe, Lenovo. Technical sponsors include Federal palace and Dana Air

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Episode 8

D2D #Day12

The D2D team went to Makoko and Orile-Iganmu to begin auditions and interviews for youths interested in acquiring professional skills in the art of filmmaking as a part of the Creative Incubator sponsored by Richard Coker Foundation. The Team selected 7 youngsters from Makoko and 8 from Orile-Iganmu to be trained by Mr. Hamzat from the Orile Film Academy and they will be following as backstage the D2D Production Team under the direction of Marcello Pastonesi. Meanwhile the 18 selected girls from Uyo, Port Harcourt and Lagos arrived at the Federal Palace Hotel in VI to begin the boot camp. To be continued…

 

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Dare2Dream is proudly sponsored by FCMB in collaboration with Golden Penny, Nescafe, Lenovo. Technical sponsors include Federal palace and Dana Air

Producer: Kinabuti

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Director: Marcello Pastonesi

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Episode9

D2D #Day13

It is the first day of the boot camp, the girls have breakfast at the Federal Palace hotel, Didier talks to a few of the girls to help them adjust to the environment and understand what to do in the boot camp. The girls move to FCMB HQ to attend their master class with Mr Ladi Balogun, the CEO of FCMB Bank, the D2D master classes are motivational speeches and talks given by renowned personalities in Nigeria. The FCMB challenge also began: Dolapo Oni gives a motivational talk on how to improve on oneself as an individual. Later on the girls started dance classes with instructors from SPAN, (the society of performing art of Nigeria) and finally a catwalk class with supermodel Nneka. That was just the first day of the BOOTCAMP. To Be continued...

 

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Director: Marcello Pastonesi

Editor: Marzio Mirabella

 

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Episode 10

D2D #Day 14

The girls start the day with catwalk/runway practice, afterwards the first challenge starts at the D2D Boot camp: the D2D participants have to interview each other and take videos to practice their presentational skills. The 18 girls were graded by the D2D team Francesca (Kinabuti Managing Partner) and Didier (D2D Juror). After this, a lil bit of fun at the Federal Palace swimming pool before more catwalk and dance classes. To be continued…..

 

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Dare2Dream is proudly sponsored by FCMB in collaboration with Golden Penny, Nescafe, Lenovo. Technical sponsors include Federal palace and Dana Air

Producer: Kinabuti

Co-Producer: Pulse.ng

Director: Marcello Pastonesi

Editor: Marzio Mirabella

 

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Dare2Dream project Search Master class with GMD of FCMB. The models were excited to hear his story and how he was able to achieve success.

Dare2Dream project Search 2014. We had Dolapo Oni asone of the mentors. Teaching the girls on how to handle things in life, she gave lessons on SELF ESTEEM. Watch the full video here.

It’s the day for the first round of eliminations; Lola Omotayo Okoye was one of the guest judges together with Caterina Creative director of Kinabuti. Lola shared her personal life experience which touched the hearts and souls of all present, “do not let your past determine your future” these were her words.  

The FCMB master classes with the Dare2Dream finalists continued with the day's panelist, Kemi Amushan. Kemi who is a reporter with The Guardian newspaper regaled the girls with how she was diagnosed with polio at 9 months and how this shaped her life.

Recalling her university days, Kemi encouraged the ladies to always motivate themselves and never fall victim to any situation in life.

The Master Class series powered by FCMB is aimed at equipping the Dare2Dream contestants and  young people in general with survival and success tips in the business world and life in general.

Episode 11 #D2D Day 15

It’s the day for the first round of eliminations; Lola Omotayo Okoye and Kemi Amushan Fashion Editor of The Guardian newspaper were the guest judges together with Caterina Creative director of Kinabuti. Lola shared her personal life experience which touched the hearts and souls of all present, “do not let your past determine your future” these were her words. Kemi also shared words of inspiration to the girls and explained that dreams have no boundaries

Time came for the first elimination and the names of the six participants leaving the project were called: Mary-Angel (UniPort), Elizabeth (UniPort), Billie (UniUyo), Callista (UniUyo), Mercy (UniLag), and Onyinye (UniLag).

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Dare2Dream is proudly sponsored by FCMB in collaboration with Golden Penny, Nescafe, Lenovo. Technical sponsors include Federal palace and Dana Air

Producer: Kinabuti

Co-Producer: Pulse.ng

Director: Marcello Pastonesi

Editor: Marzio Mirabella

 

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Dare2dream master class with TV personality, Eku Edewor

Episode 12

It starts with a class on social media by yetunde from pulse, then the girls move to FCMB for master classes with Eku Edewor TV personality and Nallah B Sangare Trainer for MAC SSAfrica, they both talked on education about it being of major importance, later on some of the girls go for fittings at the Kinabuti Atelier in preparation for the photoshoot at Orile, the photo shoot at Orile begins later and some girls help clean the community, afterwards everyone returns to the hotel..

Episode 13 #D2D Day17

 

Today is the last day of the D2D master classes, at FCMB the D2D participants meet with media personalityToke Makinwa, CEO of Bobby Taylor, a PR outfit Bukky Karibi Whyte, and Spice TV channel manager Yoanna Pepper Chikezie.  Toke speaking about dreams, she said “there is no such a thing as opportunity given, I will go out there and find that opportunity”. Yoanna talked about her background, she said “I grew up in a council estate, there is no role model there. I had to find my own role model”. Bukky talking about the set-up of the Bobby Taylor PR agency said “I used all the experiences I had and learnt from everywhere”.  After the mentors completed their presentations,   the 2nd round of eliminations started, with the guest speakers as panel of judges, Stella (UniUyo) and Favor (UniUyo) were asked to leave the Dare2Dream project.

 

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Director: Marcello Pastonesi

Editor: Marzio Mirabella

 

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Kicking off the Master Class was Rhythm 93.7 On-Air Personality Toke Makinwa. The media personality shared her story with the girls including how she lost both parents in one day, her time in the bank and the many times she failed where others succeded.

In all of this she emphasised the importance of not succumbing to a situation and also the strength she drew from having a strong spiritual life.

She also reiterated the fact that it didn't matter how one started or what one's lot in life was, what counts is what one makes of their time in life.

Watch Toke's Master Class powered by FCMB for theDare2Dream initiative above.

Yoanna Pepper shared how she grew up in a council estate and had to find a role model from outside there. 

Episode 14 #D2D Day 19

 

The D2D team went to Makoko and then Tincan Island for the second and third day of the Kinabuti photoshoots with photographer Marcello Pastonesi and UK based stylist Didier Olivera. This time was the turn of D2D participants Onyeka, Sandra, and Josephine to model at Makoko, while Chiamaka C., Ufoniso and Chioma model at Tincan Island , makeup was done by Mac cosmetics. The girls then move to Cool TV for an Interview with Engr.  Moussalli GMD of WE TV. The day after, the girls performed flash mobs at Cool Fm, Falomo and Tincan Island based on the choreography taught by SPAN (Society Performing Arts of Nigeria). All the exercise and training of the previous days were rewarded by a surprise fun day out, at GET ARENA in Lekki Go-Carting. The girls and D2D then go to Federal Palace for the 3rd round of eliminations: Chioma (UniPort), Chimaka U. (Uniport), Ufoniso (UniUyo), and Onyenka (Unilag) were eliminated by the panel of judges Caterina Creative Director of Kinabuti and Didier Olivera UK based stylist.

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Dare2Dream is proudly sponsored by FCMB in collaboration with Golden Penny, Nescafe, Lenovo. Technical sponsors include Federal palace and Dana Air

Producer: Kinabuti

Co-Producer: Pulse.ng

Director: Marcello Pastonesi

Editor: Marzio Mirabella

 

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Episode 15 #D2D Day 20

 

Caterina Creative Director of Kinabuti and the D2D Finalist went to Cool fm for a radio interview with on air personality Mannie and the Angels. After the interview they came to the Kinabuti Atelier to join Professional Models for the castings for the grand finale, which would take place at the Federal Palace Hotel. Later on the girls have a fitness class with Maje Ayida CEO of Eden Lifestyle, he gives health tips and advice on how to leave a healthy life daily.

 

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Dare2Dream is proudly sponsored by FCMB in collaboration with Golden Penny, Nescafe, Lenovo. Technical sponsors include Federal palace and Dana Air

Producer: Kinabuti

Co-Producer: Pulse.ng

Director: Marcello Pastonesi

Editor: Marzio Mirabella

 

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EPISODE 16 #D2D Day 21

 

It is the day before the Final event and the time has come for the 4th round of eliminations that will determine the 4 girls that will participate in the Grand finale, the judge for the last elimination includes Caterina Creative Director of Kinabuti, Didier UK based stylist and Valentina: Celine (Unilag) and Sandra (Uniport) were asked to leave the CD2D project,  later on Caterina and the D2D finalist move to cool fm for a final interview with OAP Manny to increase publicity for the Grand Finale.

 

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Dare2Dream is proudly sponsored by FCMB in collaboration with Golden Penny, Nescafe, Lenovo. Technical sponsors include Federal palace and Dana Air

Producer: Kinabuti

Co-Producer: Pulse.ng

Director: Marcello Pastonesi

Editor: Marzio Mirabella

 

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