Red Media Co-Founder Chude Jideonwo named Yale World Fellow 2017

Red Media Co-Founder, Chude Jideonwo has been named Yale 2017 World Fellow. He is one of the sixteen game-changing global leaders to be named this year. “The 2017 World Fellows are extraordinary individuals who share a commitment to open society and a belief that what unites us is far greater than what divides us,” said Emma […]

Cynthia Umoru, Akin Oyebode, Shola Molemodile… See the #YNaijaPowerList for Policy

As the annual #YNaijaPowerList enters its 5th year, we bring you the most influential young Nigerians under 40 who are doing the hard and tasking work of crafting public policies to enable smooth sailing of government and private sector initiatives. From senior special advisers to technical leads, boardroom CEOs to active field workers, we present the custodians of […]

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Didi Akinyelure Wins BBC World Service News Komla Dumor Award

Didi Akinyelure, journalist and prime-time news anchor at  CNBC has won the BBC World Service News Komla Dumor Award. She will start a three-month placement at the BBC in London in September. The BBC reports: The award was established to honour Komla Dumor, a presenter for BBC World News, who died suddenly aged 41 in 2014. […]

British Council Open House Lagos Unveils Lagos’ Most Celebrated Buildings

by Rachel Ogbu In anticipation of the biggest architectural showcase in Lagos, Open House Lagos has revealed the buildings to be visited during the 3 day tour. Under the guidance of professional buildings tour guides, registered participants will be given free access to the following buildings The Rock Cathedral Central Mosque UNILAG Alumni GTBank  Church […]

The Future Awards Africa visits Abeokuta on post-TFAA event school tour― next stop, Abuja

by Rachel Ogbu As part of the post-awards activities for its 10th season, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) launched the Africa Citizenship School, beginning with a tour across secondary schools and universities in Nigeria. The African Citizenship School which is focused on developing young individuals in leadership, career and active citizenship, began on Wednesday, 24 […]

Empowering The 21St Century African Women! Belo-Olusoga, Abike Dabiri, Babangida, To Empower Women On International Women’s Day

by Rachel Ogbu To mark the 2016 International Women’s Day, SME 100 Nigeria and Rubies Vocational School are set to host an International Women’s Day Conference for aspiring Nigerian women with an interest in Politics, Agriculture and Technology. The 1-day conference is scheduled to hold on the 9th of March 2016 at The Civic Centre, […]

OnlineContent2.0: Redux Digital launches three content brands, TheOtherStyle.com, Sounds.ng and PartyJollof.com …

by Rachel Ogbu …Official launch event to hold at #SMWLagos Redux Digital, the new digital company focused on mass audiences across Africa will be officially launching its three digital products. The African fashion site TheOtherStyle.com, the West African shareable content site PartyJollof.com and the Nigerian music site Sounds.ng will be launched at a Social Media Week Lagos event on Thursday, 25 February 2015. “We kicked off […]

The Annual #YTech100 Is Tomorrow At The Social Media Week

by Rachel Ogbu Segun Agbaje, Managing Director of GTBank is Keynote Speaker at Social Media Week’s #YTech100 The Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) Plc, Segun Agbaje has been announced as speaker for Social Media Week Lagos event #YTech100, an annual cocktail and networking event honouring the brightest and best in Nigeria’s technology eco-system. […]

Lagos Theatre Festival is kicks off on the 23rd of Feb 2016 ‪#‎UKNG‬ @ngBritishArts

by Rachel Ogbu Save the date! Lagos Theatre Festival is kicks off on the 23rd of February 2016. The festival is bringing the very best of Nigerian drama, music and dance performances championed by expert Nigerian and British acts such as Make It Happen Productions, Thespian Family Theatre, Season Butler and Creative Arts Collective, Unilag. #UKNG