Nigeria’s Alex Okosi joins YouTube as Managing Director
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
YouTube appoints Nigerian Alex Okosi as Managing Director of emerging markets, EMEA
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…
Famous Youtube Makeup Artist, NikkieTutorials, Reveals She Is Transgender
So many things come out as a surprise, however, the news of your favourite youtube makeup star being a transgender is not just surprising, it is shocking and leaves you in absolute flabbergastation. Nikkie de Jager, a YouTube star better known as by her online persona NikkieTutorials, uploaded a very personal message to her fans…
Top 10 Most-watched YouTube Music Videos Of The 2010s
As the 2010s decade comes to a slow cruise, YouTube has released its top 10 most-watched music videos of the decade. YouTube unveiled the top music videos of every decade from the 1980s to the 2010s on Thursday, December 12. Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yanke's "Despacito" sat pretty as the most-watched music video of the…
YouTube Announces Initiative To Boost Afrobeat, Promote Talents
As part of its efforts to help push more Nigerian artistes for recognition, as well as promote Afrobeat music, YouTube in the coming year will be working with four major artistes in the Nigeria music industry.
YouTube Celebrates Afrobeats With Teni, Simi, Reekado Banks And Kizz Daniel
On Tuesday, November 26, the popular video community Youtube celebrated Afrobeats with the announcement of four selected Nigerian artists to receive support on their individual music journey. The event themed ‘A celebration of Afrobeats’ which took place at the Lagos Waterways, LASWA yard, Falomo Jetty, Ikoyi, unveiled Kizz Daniel, Reekado Banks, Simi, and Teniola Apata…
New initiative to support local creators launched in Lagos
To encourage local creators, the American video-sharing platform, YouTube, has unveiled two new initiatives to support the growth of content creators in Nigeria.
IamAFRICA Short Film Competition on YouTube
Arrangements are in top gears for the first iamAFRICA Short Film Competition. The project is a collaboration between the Pan African Film Festival...
Rapper Deletes YouTube Video After Getting 1.5 Million Dislikes
Russian rapper, Timati, has deleted a music video which praises the city of Moscow and its regime, mocking anti-government rallies after it gathered almost 1.5million dislikes on YouTube. The 36-year-old known for his fervent support of President Vladimir Putin, posted the video ahead of contentious Moscow elections on Sunday. Simply titled 'Moscow', Timati declares 'I don't…
Google to pay $170 mn fine for sharing YouTube kids data
Google agreed to pay a $170 million fine to settle charges that it illegally collected and shared data from children on its YouTube video service without the consent of parents, US officials announced Wednesday.
At Google For Nigeria cultural night, Youtube celebrates Africa
It was a celebration of Nigerian culture at this year’s Google For Nigeria’s cultural night, which held recently at the Podium, Lekki, Lagos.