Chasing your dreams: Chioma Omeruah at TEDxEuston (Video)

Chasing your dreams: Chioma Omeruah
Some laughs and inspiration as we enter 2015, courtesy of Chioma Omeruah at the recent TEDxEuston 2014 event in London.

Chioma Omeruah AKA C-Flow, AKA Chigul is a singer and actress. She was born in Lagos, where she lived for the first 18 years of her life. She attended Air Force Military School, Jos, Plateau, for four years before acquiring her West African Examinations Council (WAEC) certificate from Air Force Secondary School, Ikeja, Lagos. She went on to Abia State University, Uturu, “for three hot months” then moved to the US in 1994.

While in the US, Chioma studied French Education at Delaware State University in Dover, Delaware. She also continued to pursue her passions, while teaching drama to kids at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and in the high school where she worked as a French teacher.

Chioma returned to Nigeria, after 12 years, at the behest of her father who, sadly, died a month after she came back. She worked in Lagos for two years and eventually moved to Abuja in 2008.

Chioma has taken part in various theater productions such as Lorraine Hansberry’s “Raisin in the Sun”, one act plays such as “It’s Not My Fault” and she even dabbled in the genre of absurdism, taking on roles in a play called “The Bald Soprano”.

Chioma is in her element on stage, especially in musical theater, as she gets to use both her acting and singing skills.

Since returning home to Nigeria in 2006, she has been in two musical productions: “A Voice for Ella” (a Nigerian adaptation of the Cinderella story) and Disney’s “The Lion King”, in conjunction with Standard Bearer’s School, Lekki, Lagos.

Chioma Omeruah currently resides in Abuja where she is still pursuing her passions as a comedian, and MC/compere, while working a regular 9-5 job. Chigul also is a talented linguist and voice-over artist. She speaks 5 languages and can imitate 12 different accents.

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