Nigerian-born Yewande Biala and Sherif Lanre featured on big UK reality TV show

Nigerian-born Yewande Biala and Sherif Lanre featured on big UK reality TV show

- Two Nigerian-born TV personalities, Yewande Biala and Sherif Lanre were cast for popular British reality show called Love Island

- Yewande, a scientist, said people are always at a loss in reconciling her science background with the entertainment industry she is into

- While Lanre was disqualified days into the show, Yewande stayed a bit longer, contesting for the £50,000 cash prize

Two Nigerian-born TV personalities, Yewande Biala and Sherif Lanre featured in popular British reality show, Love Island.

The TV series is a reality dating series where young men and woman stay together and explore the possibilities of establishing relationships among themselves and the winner goes with £50,000 cash prize.

Yewande, a 23-year-old scientist, says people are always surprised when she tells them the kind of job she does. She also said Anthony Joshua, the Nigerian-born heavyweight boxer, is her crush.

She said though she has never cheated on anyone as she is very loyal, she has had many instances she was taken for granted.

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Lanre on the other hand is into marketing as he won the 2015 recipient of the Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN) Future Leader in Marketing. He is also very passionate about Integrated Marketing Communications.

According to his profile on Linkedin, he has worked with big brands like Dangote Cement, Etisalat, Lagos state government Ministry of Education, Avro Pharmaceuticals, MTN, among many others.

Meanwhile, earlier reported that Chris Gardner came from nothing at all to become a multi-millionaire investor. Gardner had a very rough time in 1980 when he had to weather through the storm with his toddler son as homeless people.

Though the then young father was on a trainee scheme at a stock brokerage, he could not afford any rent, and as a result of that, he would hang around and spend the night wherever he finds.

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To show how really horrible their lives were, he barely eats nutritional food as he spent most of his money putting his son in daycare so that he works during the day time.

Gardner never allowed his situation to deter him during the trying time as he became an employee of Dean Witter Reynolds (DWR) after he was seen as a natural at stock selling. ( -> We have upgraded to serve you better

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