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By Igho Ekakitie
A Safe Space to Own Your Journey! We bring you guests with first hand experience in studying abroad and seasoned personalities excelling in the work force.
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L.E.A.E.V. Episode 1: Growing Up - Adulting 101 with Kess Ogeh
Growing Up - Adulting 101
May 10, 2022
Season 3 Episode 04: PhD in Canada: Expectations vs Reality with Ayomide Akande
Ayomide Akande was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. Currently she is a first year (almost second year!) PhD student at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. On this episode she talks about her experiences studying in Canada, Scholarships, her major. She enjoys taking pictures, meeting up with new people, hanging out with friends and blogging at
April 06, 2022
Season 3 Episode 03: Women’s History Month: Breaking Biases In Society with Muthoni Musangali
Muthoni Musangali is an Associate Professor in the Counseling Department at Webster University. She earned her Ph.D. in Counselor Education from the University of Central Florida. She holds a MA in Counseling from Heidelberg College and a B.Ed. (Arts) from Kenyatta University, Kenya. She talks about the war in Ukraine, the difficulties women and girls face, biases in society, her works and her journey from an International Student to being a Professor!
March 09, 2022
Season 3 Episode 02: The Fascinating Experience of Study in Germany with Nnamdi Okereke
Nnamdi shares experiences he has found fascinating as an international student in Germany and gives tips to prospective students.
February 26, 2022
Season 3 Episode 01: The Great Question with Igho Ekakitie
There is a question that we must answer if we truly want to be the best in whatever we do!
January 24, 2022
Season 2: Episode 14: The House Interview with Kari, Kadidia, John and Priscilla
Four friends share their experiences with our host. An exciting time with each one sharing their American experience.
November 28, 2021
Season 2: Episode 13: Sports and Study Abroad: An athlete's dream with Marcos Erhart Schlabitz
Our passions drive us and many times, help us figure our life's purpose. Beyond books, school helps us find and pursue our real passion. Listen in as Marcos shares his journey through college so far, as well as how he has been able to excel as a student and pursue his passion as an athlete.
October 18, 2021
Season 2: Episode 12: The GRIT Mentality with Igho Ekakitie
Resilience and perseverance is the thin line that separates those who really go far, and those who only scratch the surface in the quest for academic success and life in general. The big question is : DO YOU HAVE GRIT?
August 30, 2021
Season 2: Episode 11: The Power of Dedication with Nicholas Onwumere
Episode 11 features Nicholas Onwumere @nichbenjr our SECOND IN-PERSON guest from Washington DC airs on Monday. He talks with our host Igho Ekakitie about the *POWER OF DEDICATION* and his experience at Morgan State University.
July 12, 2021
Season 2: Episode 10: The Importance of Internships & STEM with Okhai Omuetebe
Our first In-Person interview and we’ve both had our Covid Vaccines @pfizerinc & Moderna. Okhai talks about the Importance of Internships, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics), life in University of North Texas (UNT) @unt and his start up company Calle skillweed @skillweed360
June 14, 2021
Season 2: Episode 9: How to Navigate Studying in Canada with Stephen Oguegbu
Stephen talks about how to Navigate studying in CANADA 🇨🇦, Life at University of Toronto and his digital platform that connects people through trade in Africa called
May 22, 2021
Season 2: Episode 8: Tips to Excel Studying in America with Pamal and Udu
Our special guests Udu from Nigeria 🇳🇬 and Pamal from Sri Lanka 🇱🇰 talk about tips to excel studying in America, the Derek Chauvin jury verdict from the killing of George Floyd, life in Minnesota State University and much more.
April 25, 2021
Season 2: Episode 7: How to Navigate Studying in America/H1B Visa Process with Fellan Ferguson
Our special Fellan Ferguson talks about her experience as an international student, how to navigate studying in America (OPT, Internships, CPT), and how the H1B Visa process works. 
April 10, 2021
Season 2: Episode 6: Importance of Higher Education and the Application Process with Kriti Gopal
Our special guest Kriti Gopal a doctorate student talks about her experience as an international student, the importance of higher education, and how to apply to both the bachelor's and master's degree programs in America. 
April 03, 2021
Season 2: Episode 5: Women’s History Month and Advocacy with Himaja Nagireddy and London Bell
Our special guests Himaja and London talk about Women’s History Month, the power of Women in Advocacy, Gender Equity and Gender Equality, and the works of the United Nations Association @UNAUSA
March 20, 2021
Season 2: Episode 4: Studying Abroad and How to be Successful with Neville Scott
Neville talks about his experiences as an International Student from Kenya, Life in Mountain View College, his leadership works with Phi Theta Kappa and gives tips to be successful as international student.
March 13, 2021
Season 2: Episode 3: Celebrating Black History Month with Lonni Helm
Lonni Helm talks about black history month, the power of black Women, the importance of Education, life at Webster University and what the future holds.
February 27, 2021
Season 2: Episode 2: Black History Month with Jay’Len Boone
Jay’Len talks about Black History Month, his experiences as the 8th US Youth Observer to the United Nations, UNAUSA, Advocating for the UN and ends with a freestyle. Such a gifted singer. 🎙
February 13, 2021
Season 2: Episode 01: Importance of Study Abroad/ New Year Special 2021
A special Happy New Year to all our amazing Listeners. I share light on the importance of study abroad!
January 15, 2021
Episode 17: Dr. Kingsley Ekwemalor/PostGraduate Studies in America
Dr. kingsley talks about Life as both a Graduate student and now an Assistant Professor in North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University. He talks about the things one need to do when applying for postgraduate study in America.
November 23, 2020
Episode 16: Barry Armstrong
Episode 16 of igowithIGHO Podcast is Live with Mr Barry Armstrong! We talked about the #EndSars ✊🏾 protest in Nigeria 🇳🇬 Life in Drury University, Scholarships and Why Study in America. Please do well to Subscribe! Repost! Review and Comment! 🙏🏾 #EndSars #igowithIGHO #Podcast #DruryUniversity #PodcastInterview #PodcastLife #EndPoliceBrutalityinNigeria #EndSwat
October 16, 2020
Episode 15: ING. M. David
Mr. M. David shares his experiences schooling and living in Europe. He talked about the Importance of EdTech Management. 
September 21, 2020
Episode 14: Shahzeb Malik and Tributes to Chadwick Boseman
Shahzeb Malik a Pakistani American studying at Baldwin Wallace University in Ohio. We both paid tributes to Chadwick Boseman(Black Panther), talked about the American dream, Phi Theta Kappa, Scholarships and much more.
August 30, 2020
Episode 13: Michael Gaw
Michael Gaw a Chinese Canadian studying at Babson college in Massachusetts, shares his experiences as an International student in America.
August 23, 2020
Episode 12: Sydney Hencil
Sydney talks about the Trump administration policy, life in Brenau University, Rotary Georgia Students Program, Scholarships and her experiences as an International student from Zimbabwe.
August 02, 2020
Episode 11: Mubarak Haruna
Mubarak Haruna shares his American experience as an International student from Nigeria, his love for Soccer and the Prestigious Scholarship he received.
July 26, 2020
Episode 09: Fortune Nwachukwu
Fortune shares his American experience as an International student from Nigeria studying Nursing and how he got the Scholarships he has so far.
July 05, 2020
Episode 08: Maha AlHomoud
Maha shares her American experience as a Saudi Arabian student. She talk about her battle with cancer and road to recovery.
June 28, 2020
Episode 07: Excelling in a New Climate by Oluwasayo Ayeomoni
Sayo shares her American experiences as an International student from Nigeria. She talks about Excelling in a new Climate and going from zero funding to a full tuition scholarship.
June 14, 2020
Episode 06: Sandra Chrapah
Sandra shares her American experiences as a Ghanaian student. She talks about her foundation and love for children.
June 07, 2020
Episode 05: Sarah Conway
Sarah shares her American experiences as a Jamaican student. She touches on her passion for helping people with special needs.
May 31, 2020
Episode 04: The Power of Your Voice by Chiedu ‘Buzz’ Onabu.
Chiedu a Voice Actor and Broadcaster by profession, sheds light on the power of our voices and how we must use our voices positively to impact our world meaningfully.
May 17, 2020
Episode 03: Philippe Schicker
Philippe share his American experiences as an International student. He touches on the importance of Community Colleges and his Phi Theta Kappa experience.
May 10, 2020
Episode 02: Obinna Muoh (OB)
OB shares his experiences as an International Student in America!
April 19, 2020
Episode 01: My Journey to America!
As an International student, my experience in America has truly been exciting and hope to share it with everyone.
April 04, 2020