Media & Entertainment

Nigeria Media & Entertainment

Nigeria’s first news outlet was established in 1859, and the country’s media sector has since grown into a prosperous industry that comprises newspapers, radio broadcasters and television stations, and caters to an audience of over 189m in a variety of languages. As is the case for many media industries around the world, the shift to digital has resulted in changes in Nigeria. Some alterations have been simple to navigate, while others, such as the rise in online content, have proven more difficult. With a young population and a high rate of connectivity in regional terms, Nigeria is well placed to embrace the new media revolution.

This chapter contains an interview with Jason Njoku, CEO, Iroko.

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Nigeria's media landcape undergoes rapid change
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Sketch of Jason Njoku, CEO, Iroko
Jason Njoku, CEO, Iroko: Interview

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