Tag: iROKO

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Edwin OkoloJuly 15, 2019

Mary Remmy Njoku, the undisputed queen of Nollywood sells ROK to Canal+

In what is arguably the biggest boss move in Nollywood history, Mary Remmy Njoku, the CEO of the ROK group, ...

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Media Blog: iROKO’s London office gets a makeover

New commission for @irokotv office London pic.twitter.com/9uTBQerlmk — Mr Cenz (@mrcenzgraffiti) October 18, 2016

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Film Blog: Of course, someone came for Mary Njoku

We have been wondering what took them so long, to be honest. Mary Remmy Njoku, actor, is wife of media ...

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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 ...

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YWriterOctober 10, 2016

The Film Blog: It’s just a fantastic time to be a Nigerian actor, we tell you

Think about it really. Look at all the New Nollywood projects that have come out this year: Arbitration, Okafor’s Law, ...

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YWriterOctober 5, 2016

The Media Blog: Jason Njoku has completed the cycle from online TV to linear

To understand what’s happening here, you have to unpack anodyne press statements with enough corporate-speak to drown the smart and ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

The Media Blog: Jason Njoku has made a very, very important move with IrokoX

So, it’s always interesting to follow Jason’s Njoku’s moves – not just because iROKO is a big fish in a ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 23, 2016

Jason Njoku: What Andrew taught me about the future of our ecosystem

Mrs Njoku was fast asleep, no noise from the kids, the world was at peace. I finally had time to ...

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Isime EseneAugust 16, 2016

Jason Njoku: The Spark 2.0 manifesto

In 2013, at the inception of Spark, I wrote the below manifesto. We are not a fund and we are ...

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Isime EseneJune 12, 2016

Jude Ndukwe: Olusegun Mimiko and the true meaning of June 12

by Jude Ndukwe No doubt, the June 12, 1993, mandate freely and willingly given to the late icon of democracy ...

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Mallam YeroJune 25, 2015

Movie Review: Iyore

African movie reviewer, Adenike Adebayo, reviews the movie ‘Iyore’ She describes the movie as a really good one with a ...

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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 ...

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April 28, 2014

Michael Orodare: It is wrong to blame Jonathan for Boko Haram massacres (Y! Politico)

by Michael Orodare The Northern leaders have failed their people and the unborn generation will find it hard to forgive ...

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December 23, 2013

Jason Njoku writes: Who says iROKO is dead?!

by Jason Njoku iROKO will be here in the next 5 years. $8Mn and my revenue growth over that period ...

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December 3, 2013

Jason Njoku: No, iROKING is not dead

by Jason Njoku Nope. Not even close to it. There has been a chorus of all types of strange sayings ...

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November 1, 2013

Ex CEO of iROKING, Michael Ugwu reacts to company’s claim of gross misconduct & contract breach

by Rachel Ogbu On Thursday October 31, Jessica Hope, Global Communications Officer of iROKO Partners released a press release announcing ...

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October 22, 2013

Reno Omokri: A parable of 2 trees, a forest and a storm

by Reno Omokri   Where shall we shelter’ they said, ‘who will save us from the coming storm’? They ran ...

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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 ...

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August 20, 2013

Start up seed capital: The early Nigerian stories

by Okechukwu Nnamdi My advice to Celestine and his team is to Bootstrap and find inexpensive ways of achieving progress. ...

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July 30, 2013

Aww, how cute: iROKO TV boss, Jason Njoku and wife welcome son (LOOK)

by Oge Okonkwo   iROKO TV boss,  Jason Njoku and wife, actress Mary Remmy Njoku welcomed their first child, a ...

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May 26, 2013

Opinion: A tribute to the man in whom the spirit of Okonkwo lives

by Ojay Kaikai To the man that gives life to African literature, to the man that insisted that Nigeria must ...

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April 30, 2013

Africa Magic & other stories: 5 thoughts on Nollywood and distribution

by Chinaza Aijuswanarite Online distribution will increase as broadband gets faster and penetration increases. Aggregators (like iROKO) beat VOD services any ...

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March 27, 2013

Opinion: From Ghana, we pay tribute to Achebe – “Damirifa Due”

by Sylvaus Bedzrah Even though the center could no longer hold for you while the falcon could still refuses to ...

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March 22, 2013

Once upon a crusade: Akeem Lasisi remembers when he fell under Prophet Obadare’s spell

by Akeem Lasisi     Early 1980s. The setting is Iroko, a sleepy town along old Ibadan-Oyo Road. A crusade ...

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March 19, 2013

Andrew Rice: Iroko’s Jason Njoku is creating the next Netflix in Nigeria

by Andrew Rice He was just a poor kid from London, but Jason Njoku has master­minded the African equivalent of ...

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December 13, 2012

Maliyo Games, OEMs & sooooo many start-ups: Kayode Nubi’s Top 10 tech moments in 2012

by Nubi Kayode 2012 is/was (depending on when you are reading you this) a wonderful year as regards the local ...

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