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Christian Purefoy
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Behind-the-Scenes with BattaBox Sponsored Videos!

Just in case you hadn't noticed - our first #BattaBox  campaign has started rolling out across the BattaBox platform :-D

This is a massive opportunity for brands and companies across Nigeria to get their branding out in new innovative ways... you can check out all the opportunities here:

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Or just watch & enjoy the video here:
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The latest technology in wine fermentation... looks like a wine glass!
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Nigeria's Two Angry Men: Angry at Jobless Nigerians!

An interesting take on an old debate here: “If you don't have a job, it is your fault!”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KchvNU4wBcA
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Hey +Oby Nwaogbe​ but which comes first - the chicken or the egg?! :-) 
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With all the news out of #Greece maybe I should get one of these...
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Because in France, even a plain old ham & cheese sandwich makes you philosophical.
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Maybe the cheese is Greek feta ;)
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The Mediterranean. Not quite as it seems.

#Greece #migrantcrisis #europe #northafrica #mediterranean 
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What do think of the crisis in Europe? The Mediterranean, Greece, Russia, etc? 
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A rather spooky looking doll in a Gothic church...
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haha +oluseun balogun yes does look like that doesn't it... thankfully, it's locked behind that glass door...
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Adding some drama to Europe's biggest theatre festival.
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Tell Me bout u
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World's biggest Gothic Palace. Catholic Popes lived here, not Rome, from 1309-77.
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Funky, futuristic train station at Avignon, France.
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This station is for the TGV!
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NA-WAA-O! Nigeria’s BAD BOSSES!

“Working under a bad boss is like living with a witch!”

I thoroughly enjoyed this video - Watch Now:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GTicp6Dci0
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Have you ever had a Bad Boss?? Gist me ooo!
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Salut Marseille. 
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Aaaah. Lucky you! Missing my dear Marseilles!
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  • BattaBox.com
    Director, 2011 - present
    BattaBox is Nigeria's most exciting Video News & Entertainment website. Christian founded and co-directs the company and its team of producers, editors and technical staff to ensure original video content is gathered from across Nigeria and distributed across our online network. You can check out BattaBox here: http://battabox.com
  • CNN
    West Africa Correspondent, 2008 - 2011
    One of the longest serving foreign journalists in Nigeria, Christian was based in Lagos for eight years reporting from both Nigeria and the West Africa region for CNN. You can find all my work/videos here: http://goo.gl/DpvmhD
  • Freelance Journalist
    Freelance - Nigeria, 2004 - 2008
    Text and broadcast journalist for UK & US newspapers (Independent, Sunday Times, Telegraph, etc), as well as international broadcasters (such as Channel 4 and CNN)
  • Vivid Features
    Producer, 2002 - 2004
    Film Production, Camera and Editing at East Africa's largest production company.
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BattaBox. CNN. Nigeria. London.
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Christian Purefoy lives online here!

I travel between Nigeria & UK to bootstrap an internet startup ... https://BattaBox.com - Nigeria's most exciting video News & Entertainment channel.

Oh, and I also report for CNN on West Africa.

If you need an extra bit of background:

I worked as a journalist for eight years in Nigeria - for US & UK newspapers, as well as TV - in particular as the CNN West Africa correspondent. I reported on the militancy in the oil-rich Niger Delta, the 'Underwear Bomber' AbdulMutallab, the 2007 & 2011 Nigerian elections, rise of Boko Haram and many other breaking news and feature stories.

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Lagos - Nairobi
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