The Publisher – Ibagere David Awuba
This Delta State born Publisher hails from Bethel in Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State Nigeria in West Africa. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Delta State University, Abraka.
He had worked and served in different capacities before venturing into the world of publishing and he is the founding Publisher and Editor in Chief of Black Image Magazine.
About Black Image MagazineBlack Image Magazine is a quarterly magazine which focuses on men and women of African heritage from all walks of life. The magazine celebrates outstanding achievers of African origin, especially young and dynamic African American and Nigerians both at home and in the Diaspora with emphasis on their achievements and how it inspires us. Black Image Magazine covers various issues affecting every area of human life. It is an all-around journal which covers Business, Fashion, Politics, Health, Entertainment, Sports and much more. In the past years, Black Image Magazine has been involved in the organizing various events like stand-up comedy shows, music talent shows, reality programs and beauty pageants. Some of the past events are Moment of Laughter, Face of Delsu Beauty Pageant, Queen of Queens Beauty Pageant, Couples Trek (TV Reality Show), Most Beautiful on Campus(COEWA), My family Date with a Celebrity (TV Show) and Miss Warri.
MissionBlack Image Magazine seeks to provide a healthy platform for readership, to provide news, entertainment and insight reportage of notable achievers in Nigeria and the world as a global village. We seek to serve as messengers of dynamism, providing necessary information for communication and advancement.
VisionBlack Image Magazine’s vision is to be the best and leading source of quality information and analysis on issues that will impact positively on black African leadership. Black Image Magazine seeks to create a positive impact in our immediate environment and the world as a whole by wholesome reportage of issues as its affect the human race.
More About (BIM)The Readers
Black Image Magazine’s core readers are smart, fashionable, well-dressed, educated, brand saviour-fare, well-travelled individuals. Our core readers are aged between 18 and above, both male and female. Black Image Magazine is a high-end lifestyle magazine primarily aimed at successful black men and women from all over the world. Our readers are basically intellectually-inclined individuals. They are captains of industry and accomplished businessmen and women who are keen to find out about the latest in business, lifestyle, fashion, entertainment, sports, politics and automobiles. Obviously, the magazine appeals more to those who can conveniently afford the luxuries of life and are capable of buying products they see advertised.
Arthur Montanna Golde
Arthur Montanna Golde was born in Douala, Cameroon. He had his primary education at the Bodija International School, Ibadan and his secondary education at the enviable Sacred Heart College, Mankon in Bamenda, Cameroon. He also did his Advanced Level studies in Cameroon before proceeding to read Economics at the Delta State University, Abraka in Nigeria. After obtaining his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) honours degree in Economics, Golde did his National Youth Service at the Federal Ministry of Industry in Abuja and also had brief stints at the Bwari Area Council and at the National War College all in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. Arthur later returned to Cameroon where he worked with the Agence Centrale De Construction et De Negoce Sarl as an Attaché de Direction and also at Abamo et Cie. Golde later traveled to the United Kingdom and continued his studies at the London School of Business & Computing. Widely traveled, highly abreast of the times and very talented, Golde is also a songwriter, a poet, an artist and a practicing sculptor. An all-rounder one may say. No wonder Golde in one of his celebrated poems did write that ‘Art is lives perceived spice.’ His beautiful, exciting and lucid literary style obviously makes him an African writer full of promise. Having been published in various newspapers, magazines, and anthologies, Golde is also interested in golfing, cycling, chess, music and Information Technology. He loves harmony and has a keen sense of beauty. He is also an ardent football fan and a passionate follower of rugby, tennis, athletics, the NBA and Formula 1. His love and passion for music, football, and sports, in general, has seen him working at various musical events and football clubs across England and beyond. He is still gainfully employed at Chelsea Football Club. Arthur presently lives in London, United Kingdom and is the European Senior Correspondent of Black Image Magazine. Besides freelancing and other forms of creative writing, he also pursues his other numerous interests.
The Black Image Magazine Team
Ibekwe Okechukwu Gideon
Chinonso Barry Jonathan
Aziakpono Ogura Zino
Willy B. Archibong
Ibagere Mike Aghalomeno
Head of Marketing USA
Thaddeus Adaobi Augustina
Chukwuedo Chinedu Kevin
Circulation StrengthThe scope of circulation is extensive as the best channels are utilized. Cities within Nigeria include Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Warri, Asaba, Bayelsa, calabar, Jos, Enugu, Kaduna, Kano, Benin, Aba, Abeokuta, Owerri, Ibadan, Uyo and other major cities across Nigeria. We also have our circulation strength in some major countries like Ghana, South Africa, Europe, United Kingdom and United State of America. Black Image Magazine is also available in major stores, supermarkets, malls, airports, and newsstands across Nigeria and also major hotels, restaurants and prominent airlines.
Meet Us At:
LAGOS: (1). Shoprite, Surulere Ikeja.( 2). Ebeano stores, VGC and lekki. (3). Chynol VGC. (4). Just unique allen, ikeja.(5). Mate supermarket.(6). Renniesstore at VGC.(7) Ashmart Agidingbi.(8) Spendless Magodo.(9) BG mart Maryland, (10) Audrey Iiupeju.(11) De-Prince Stores Magodo and Gbagada.(12) Pattabah Surulere.(13) Tuga supermarket Magodo.(14) Mm2 and MM2, Lagos Airport.(15) VTL supermarket lekki.
ABUJA: (1) Sahad Supermarket, Garki II.(2) Abuja airport.(3) H Mendix 1 Supermarket.(4) H. Mendix 2 pharmacy.(5) H. Mendix 4 Supermarket and Pharm.(6) Easy international transcorp Annex zone1 by NDE.(7) Ground Square.(8) Ellot supermarket, Bullmart Abuja.(9) First place s/mkt.(10) Transcorp Hilton Hotel Rooms.(11) Shoprite Apo Abuja.
BENIN:(1) Zoro Supermarket, Airport road.(2) Bestland stand, benin airport, (3) Coka pharmacy.
CALABAR: (1) Calabar airport.(2) Collins place, Bassey Duke Street.(3) Divine Favour Supermarket.
AKURE(1) Subview hotel.(2) Chris Supermarket.(3) Famex.(4) Lasco.(5) Ceci Supermarket.(5) Modas Store.
ILLORIN:(1) Shoprite.(2) Illorin Intl Airport.
ENUGU: (1) Shoprite Enugu.(2) Pentagon Shopping Complex Abakaliki road.(3) Favourite supermarket 1, chime avenue.(4) Eastern shop.(5) Quality store.(6) Elico store.(7) Great timmy, Enugu Airport.
JOS: (1) Modern Bookshops, ryan street.(2) Star Supermarket.(3) Olateju stand, Congo Junction.(4) Jos airport.
ABA: (1) Eddierobb (stores), abia hotel.
KADUNA: (1) Ola Akins Hamdalas hotel.(2) News trade leventis roundabout.(3) Lismart, kaduna airport.
KANO: (1) Fantasia Supermarket Bompai Road.(2) Sahad store.(3) Country Mall Supermarket Farm centre kano.(4) Kano Airport.(5) Jama’s supermarket.(6) rayya supermarket
JIGAWA: Sahad stores.
MINNA: (1) Bomas supermarket.(2) Jonapel store.
ONDO TOWN: Chris Ike supermarket.
OGUN: (1) Just rite, Sango Ota.(2) Darence Akure
IBADAN: (1) Mrs. James Stores.(2)Mr. Oladele Stores
PORT HARCOURT: (1) Phcomagwa International Airport.(2) Next time store.(3) International Magazine Phc.(4) Everyday supermarket.(5) Silverbird group.(6) Olison stores.(7) BM line stores.(8) Best Way Supermarket Bonny.(9)Daniel Phc.(10) Park n Shop Supermarket.
UYO: (1) Sheer grace, Uyo town.(2) Nteps stores.(3)Olympics stores. (4) Top Sales Supermarket.(5) Merit Supermarket.
WARRI: (1) Park n shop warri.(2) Sunny Stand Midwest inn hotel.(3) Esco Super Stores.
ASABA: (1) Friendly Supermarket.(2) Home Care Store.(3) Macro Supermarket.(4) Jsc store.(5) Orotere peez supermarket.(6) Asaba airport.
YENAGOA: (1)De-Giant supermarket.(2) Amby supermarket.(3) Surplus Supermarket.
OWERRI: (1) Destiny store, Ikenegbu.(2) Noble Supermarket, Ikenegbu(3) Maris Supermarket.(4) Johnny store.(5) MOM Supermarket.(6) Pick n Smile Supermarket. (7) Everyday Supermarket.
The magazine is available in selected stores in United State of America, United Kingdom, South Africa, Canada , Ghana. Etc.