UBA’S NEW RED RADIO TO PODCAST LIVE 24/7

The United bank for Africa (UBA) is leading again through innovation as it launches a podcast, RED Radio, which is available 24/7. The dynamic and creative online radio channel, RED Radio now provides round the clock informative and entertaining content, bringing out the best of Africa. RED Radio www.itsredradio.com  was berthed as part of the communication suite of UBA to provide real time content to listeners across the African continent and globally. UBA’s Group Head Corporate Communications, Bola Atta, explained that the platform is an affirmation of the leading role…

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ALL SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS, ONLINE BROADCASTERS MUST APPLY FOR LICENCE–FG DROPS BOMBSHELL

The Federal Government through the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has asked all social media platforms and online broadcasting service providers operating in Nigeria to apply for broadcast licence. Armstrong Idachaba, the NBC director-general, gave the directive in a newspaper advertorial published on Thursday. This follows the federal government’s announcement that Twitter and other social media platforms must register as a Nigerian company for them “to do business in Nigeria.” It re-echoes concerns raised by allegations that the Buhari administration is clamping down on free speech and internet freedom — the…

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DEAUZ STUDIOS AFRICA UNVEILS NEW MOTIVATIONAL SERIES ON YOUTUBE

Deauz Studios Africa have unveiled their new motivational series on Youtube, titled, “A Talk With God”. Written, produced and directed by actor and model, Dennis Oguike, A Talk with God, originally crafted as “The Chatroom” series is a true to life story put in drama form to bring our individual experiences to the front burners, allowing us pour out our hearts and have God speak to us, touching our experiences, soothing our pains, giving us solutions and admonishing us where necessary. It’s a series of short films, touching on every…

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ARCHITECTS OF THE NOLLYWOOD PHENOMENON

By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu Nigeria is celebrated across the globe as being amongst the three biggest movie-making nations in the world. The United States through Hollywood, India via Bollywood, and Nigeria with her irrepressible Nollywood are the acclaimed three leading countries in the art of telling stories with moving pictures. Femi Akintunde-Johnson, popularly known as FAJ, in his book Reflections on Nigerian Movie Industry: Salute to Pioneering Creativity and Perseverance offers a list of the pioneers and players of the dramatic and filmic arts that made the Nollywood phenomenon possible.   …

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SOLA OLUGBEMIRO PLANS BIG FOR 15TH EDITION OF NIGERIA MEDIA NITE-OUT AWARDS; MOVES TOP JOURNALISTS, GUESTS TO ZAMFARA

All is now set for this year’s Nigeria Media Nite-Out Award. Although the glamorous event failed to hold last year due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s event which is in its 15th edition will be acknowledging journalists, businessmen and politicians for their dexterity and dedication, as well as their outstanding contributions to their various fields. According to the Director of Media and Publicity of the prestigious award, Mr. Murphy Ajibade Alabi, who spoke on behalf of the convener, Sola Olugbemiro, this year’s edition will be different from what…

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