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19 Nov
With decades of successful careers, Nigerian media and tech executive, Alex Okosi and Nigerian-born British fashion designer, Duro Olowu have been recognised as part of Britain’s 100 most influential black people in the Powerlist 2022. The 2022 powerlist also include English actor and DJ, Idris Elba OBE; British historian, writer, broadcaster, presenter and filmmaker, David…
12 Nov
Two-time African Footballer of the Year, Didier Drogba has confirmed his participation at the Creative Africa Nexus Weekend (CANEX WKND) 2022. Drogba, who is widely seen as one of the most accomplished football stars from Africa, has made tremendous impact, using football as a tool for peace and empowerment in Cote D’Ivoire. The former Chelsea…
13 Nov 2021
Nigerian media and tech executive, Alex Okosi, has been named as one of Britain’s 100 most influential black people in the Powerlist 2022. Now Managing Director, Emerging Markets,
8 Oct 2020
American video-sharing platform, YouTube has announced that artists and creators from Nigeria can apply for grants from its Black Voices Fund. The global $100m fund will, over the next three years, offer support to Black artists and creators to aid their growth on YouTube. Interested artists and creators can apply for funding here. According to…
30 May 2020
Monde Twala is the Senior Vice President and General Manager ViacomCBS Networks Africa. Twala, who recently took over from Alex Okosi, is responsible for driving the development and growth of powerhouse music
22 Feb 2020
It was a star-studded evening on February 8, 2020, at The Wings Event Space, Ozumba Mbadiwe, Victoria Island, Lagos, as friends, colleagues, family members and stakeholders in the showbiz/media industry converged to honour Alex Okosi
25 Jan 2020
YouTube has announced the appointment of Nigerian-born US-educated media executive responsible for developing and launching MTV Africa in February 2005, Alex Okosi as Managing Director of Emerging Markets for YouTube in Europe
21 Jan 2020
YouTube Tuesday announced the hire of Alex Okosi as Managing Director of Emerging Markets for YouTube in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Alex will be responsible for running YouTube’s business and partnership teams across emerging markets in EMEA including Russia, the Middle East, North and Sub Saharan Africa. He will report to the Head…
17 Aug 2019
Having hosted two editions in Lagos, Nigeria’s biggest family festival, Nickelodeon NickFest Nigeria 2019, is set to return for the third edition on 28 and 29 September 2019.
28 Jul 2018
In a move aimed at reducing HIV prevalence in Africa, Unitaid, the MTV Staying Alive Foundation (MTV SAF) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has announced a three-year partnership to introduce and evaluate storylines on HIV innovation, including HIV self-testing and preventive drugs (PrEP) into the award-winning drama series MTV Shuga. The programme is designed…
16 Dec 2017
BET has announced they will air a one-hour highlights show of the 22nd MOBO Awards. The world-renowned awards, which celebrate the best in urban music, will broadcast for the first time on BET (DStv channel 129) on Saturday, December 23 at 7.00pm local time.
15 Jul 2017
Having played a vital role in establishing the MTV brand in Africa, it’s now time for Alex Okosi to reap the fruit of his labour. Earlier this week, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom .....

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