Tag: Iroko TV

EditorJune 21, 2017

The Film Blog: Old Nollywood isn’t going anywhere anytime soon

For every film producer that says Nollywood is neglecting its slapdash storylines, its complete disregard for attention to detail, and ...

Op-ed EditorMay 30, 2017

The Media Blog: Funke Akindele is trying something new with online TV – and it’s very hard

Everything she has done so far has turned to gold – Jenifa’s Diary 1, Jenifa’s Diary 2 and Jenifa’s Diary, ...

Op-ed EditorMay 20, 2017

Opinion: Is content really King?

by Tenu Awoonor Recently I was thinking of the increase in adoption OTT players have gained and the consequent dilemma ...

Media BloggerNovember 16, 2016

The Media Blog: Jason Njoku stopped being a tech entrepreneur in 2015

Forget all of the “tech” talk. Jason Njoku is now firmly a media entrepreneur. Sure, many may find that difficult to ...

YWriterOctober 10, 2016

The Media Blog: Did you know that some StarTimes subscribers pay only N17 a day?

On August 1, iROKO chief executive, Jason Njoku shocked those who pay attention when he announced (it’s an impressive Jason ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 23, 2016

Jason Njoku: How can we get our local rich men to start paying attention to local investments?

Our Big Chief Victor Osaretin Asemota’s comments ignited a spirited debate on Radar recently.  We should leave them be. Anyone who ...

Mallam YeroJune 17, 2015

Movie Review: While You Slept

Prolific African movie reviewer, Adenike Adebayo, reviews the movie ‘While You Slept.’ She describes the movie as controversial and very ...

YWriterAugust 9, 2014

“Do these people think I am stupid?” | Jason Njoku reminds founders to shut out the noise

by Jason Njoku Every day, Dick Costello gets hundreds of emails from well meaning (and some really horrid folk) regarding ...

May 31, 2014

Why Rocket Internet has been (very) good for Nigeria (YNaija Long Read)

by Seun Adegoke Oyeniyi Burning heavy cash on marketing and engagement to tear down market reluctance to e-commerce in emerging markets ...

January 31, 2014

Mercy Johnson and Rukky Sanda spend a day with iROKO TV (PHOTOS)

by Oge Okonkwo Nollywood star actresses, Mercy Johnson and Rukky Sanda paid a surprise visit to iROKOtv staff at their ...

January 24, 2014

Daddy’s boy: iROKO TV boss, Jason Njoku poses with his cute son (LOOK)

by Oge Okonkwo Tech media mogul and founder of iROKO TV, Jason Njoku, is proud to show off his little bundle ...

December 30, 2013

Editorial: The Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 is… Jason Njoku

by Our Editors Jason Chukwuma Njoku, 33, is chief executive and co-founder of iROKO Partners, an online start up that ...

August 22, 2013

Jason Njoku: The death of a startup – RIP Brash magazine (Part 3)

by Jason Njoku  I was left with nothing. My ego was shattered, my life’s work amounted to £0, my reason ...

August 21, 2013

Jason Njoku: The story of Brash magazine, my most epic failure (Part 2)

by Jason Njoku Everyone basically thought (rightly so) I was a failure. But not only that, a whole class of ...

July 5, 2013

Opinion: The Okada Books revolution and what it means for African authors

by Kemi Ogunniyi Something new and exciting has just happened in the world of books. It happened in Africa. The ...

May 30, 2013

“He was hungry for success”: YNaija Investigates the iROKO TV business (Conclusion)

READ: “Jason Njoku is only trying to distract everyone”: YNaija Investigates the iROKO TV business (part 1) by Adegoke Oyeniyi, ...

May 30, 2013

“Jason Njoku is only trying to distract everyone”: YNaija Investigates the iROKO TV business (Part 1)

One of the easy success stories from Nigeria’s evolving technology space, Jason Njoku can’t stop talking about how successful he ...

April 23, 2013

He’s “a hustler”: Iroko TV’s Jason Njoku speaks to Quartz

by Hauwa Gambo You could say his Public Relations team is working over-drive and you would be right. Iroko TV’s ...

July 13, 2012

Be inspired: 2 Nigerians aged 30 and 31 make the Forbes Young Millionaires list

by Isi Esene Two Nigerians, Ladi Delano and Jason Njoku, have made the recently released Forbes Magazine ‘Ten Young African ...

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