Isabella Akinseye

Isabella Akinseye is a media entrepreneur and educationist. She is the founder and CEO of Yellow Tamarind Productions, a media and PR company based in Lagos, Nigeria.

She’s the host and producer of Africana Literati, an art, book and culture magazine show. Now in its third season, it premiered in April 2016 on Africa Magic Family (DStv ch. 154; GOtv ch.2).

An Education with English and Drama graduate from the University of Cambridge, she has taught at Oxbridge Tutorial College and Edgewood College. She has hosted several TV and radio programmes including The FrontPage, The Movie Buff Show, Correct Student, Rubbin Minds, Untold Facts and The Clapperboard Show.

Isabella's writings have also been published in newspapers, magazines and online publications. She is the editor of, an online magazine dedicated to Nigeria's film and television industry. She won third prize in the 2014 Peter Drucker Challenge essay competition (Managers/Entrepreneurs category).

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