NIGERIAN NEWS AND FEATURES
The president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has appointed Balarabe Shehu Ilelah as the new director general of the National Broadcasting Commission.
WarnerMedia-owned kids’ broadcaster Cartoon Network has picked up self-taught Nigerian animator Ridwan Moshood’s superhero series Garbage Boy & Trash Can.
Netflix and African filmmaking organisation Realness Institute have selected 12 Africans with scripted projects who will take part in the Netflix Episodic Lab and Development Executive Traineeship programmes.
Nollywood stakeholders including Adedayo Thomas, executive director of the National Film & Video Censors Board, and others in the Nigerian film industry are seeking to repeal the NFVCB Act.
International pay TV player SPI/FilmBox has partnered with France-based pay TV operator Canal+ to launch its sports entertainment service FightBox in Ethiopia.
Nigerian feature film Eyimofe has been acquired by Belgium-based Mooov to distribute in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
Continental Satellite Limited formerly known as Consat is a privately-owned media and entertainment company headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria and operating under the brand name PLAY.
Cable Channels Nigeria Limited (CCNL) is a consortium of licensed Cable TV (MMDS) operators in the country with vast knowledge and experience spanning more than 20 years and some core investors