Good day our beautiful and handsome readers welcome to the month of May and we have another special edition on your biggest teens blog in Nigeria, abjrichteens blog....... This months special edition is one teenager we introduce to you, someone whose brand has stood the test of time, quality in terms of material and content and also a very informative brand ladies and gentlemen we present to you Isima Odeh the founder and CEO of AFRICAFACTSZONE.
Mr Isima Odeh is one smart 18year old who has decided to impact his generation through the use of social and online media platform to share useful and some unknown information about Africa as a whole, it's cultural values, rich heritage and history.
The brand AFRICAFACTSZONE has a solid foundation and we can say that one out of every 10 person follow africafactszone on their online accounts making AFRICAFACTSZONE one well known and recognized brand and also gained recongnision outside Africa, with a whooping 63,000 followers on Twitter [p.s they are all real followers not fake] a lot of notable people in the society also follow and acknowledge the brand to learn more about Africa ...there are a lot of facts about Africa that Isima Odeh try to pinpoint out using the brand account, most times when people read this facts they are shocked and think that it must take a genius to know all this things.
The take home lesson we learn from Isima Odeh on being a successful online entrepreneur is simply brand building, stick to your original plans and material don't add irrelevant and non-related things to what you do, be unique and dare new things...We let Isima do more of the talking below please get to meet Him.
My name is Isima Odeh.
Tell us a bit about yourself?
I'm from the Bini tribe of Edo State.
State and position in family?
Edo State and I'm the lastborn. I have two siblings.
I love acquiring information and enlightening people.
Most Valueable item?
I don't value material things, I'm not materialistic .
Who is your role model?
Albert Einstein, but I don't like the fact that he didn't believe in God.
How do you make your money?
I make money from Online Publicity, I get paid to tweet certain things.
Do you have a team of people you work with?
No, I'm a one man squad.
Why did you chose this?
I chose Online Publicity because it's something I love.
How did you start up this brand "africafactzone"?
Africa Facts Zone was created when I was thinking about how I could use my influence on Twitter to share interesting information about Africa.
How has what you do exposed you to the international community?
The influence of Africa Facts Zone puts me in awe sometimes, I have been Interviewed by Punch, Global Voices and BBC because of Africa Facts Zone. Africa Facts Zone is followed by Sweden's ex Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt, Yaya Toure, Micah Richards, Ashish J. Thakkar, Swizz Beatz, 2face, MI, Basket Mouth, Ayo Makun, AY from Tanzania, NTA, PDP, Carlsberg, Punch, India's Ministry of External Affairs Spokesman's account, MC Hammer, Jay Jay Okocha, Cassper Nyovest, Don Jazzy, Ice Prince, Christian Atsu, Rwandan Parliamentarian, Halima Mdee, The Golden Son of The Gambia's President Jammeh and so many more. Africa Facts Zone also caused a debate on Belgium's national radio station in January 2014 with one tweet.
What's your personal mission statement using your brand to achieve?
I want to enlighten people on Africa's records, updates and rich history.
Using your Brand "africafactzone" we are sure you must have an extra advantage on things and meet some people through the brand?
Yes, I have an advantage of certain, but I don't randomly meet people, it has to be done for a cause.
How long have you been doing this?
Since 2013, but the account I used to tweet was created in 2009 and became mainly active in 2012.
How do you handle or deal with competition?
My only competition is myself, there are over 20 accounts impersonating Africa Facts Zone on Twitter alone. There are also impersonators on BBM and Facebook. But, I don't let that get to me. Africa's Facts Zone's Twitter handle is @AfricaFactsZone and the Facebook page is
What three character traits would your friends use to describe you?
Smart, informed and nice.
What's the biggest thing that has happened to you since you started with your brand?
Being Interviewed by BBC's Pri The World. But, the interview wasn't released due to some technical errors. I know they will interview me again someday.
Jollof rice, plantain and chicken.
If you were president what's the first thing you do?
Make sure Nigeria has constant power supply.
What's next for you, and future plans?
All I have to say is just watch out.
Vote of thanks to abjrichteens?
Thanks for the interview, ABJ Rich Teens.
Contacts (Facebook, IG , Twitter , Snapchat)
Twitter - @IsimaOdeh and www.facebook.com/IsimaOdeh