Tag: Jason Njoku

Chinedu OkaforOctober 4, 2021

#YTECH100: Miss Techy, Dare Adekoya, Mark Essien, Mopewa Ogundipe, Ada Nduka Oyom… See Most Influential Nigerians in Tech

Since the dawn of time, technology has been the driving force behind the evolution and advancement of the human race. ...

EditorDecember 24, 2020

Here’s the popular vote winner for YNaija Person of the Year 2020 | Editors’ Pick to be announced on 30th December

Since December 1 when we announced the nominees for our Person Of the Year Award, it’s been a huge wait ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 13, 2019

Adebola Williams named among Top 100 Young Economic Leaders in Africa by Institut Choiseul

Co-Founder of RED | For Africa, Adebola Williams, has been named among The Choiseul 100, as one of Africa’s 100 ...

Bernard DayoDecember 3, 2018

BON Awards 2018: Jason Njoku, Kene Mkparu, Abdullahi Abdulrasaq to receive special recognition award

The 10th edition of the Best of Nollywood Awards (BON) will hold this Sunday, and things have been shaping since ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 6, 2017

Jason Njoku: Are Nigerian banks useless?

by Jason Njoku Public Service Announcement: If you generally don’t like me or my writing, or think me a blow ...

Op-ed EditorJune 2, 2017

The Media Blog: Why we are rooting for Mo Abudu and Jason Njoku– and you should too

Think about it. Think about just how many people have been investing in film since Mo Abudu and AY showed ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 13, 2017

Jason Njoku: Muguism and why they must pay

by Jason Njoku ‘Mugu’ is a Nigerian Pidgin term which means ‘Big fool’. In the West, it is mainly known ...

Isime EseneDecember 21, 2016

See who won the popular vote for Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2016 | Overall winner to be announced on December 31

And we have a winner – at least for the popular vote! The Y!/YNaija.com voting for Person of the Year ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 5, 2016

Jason Njoku: NCC. Are they an enemy of progress?

by Jason Njoku NCC have decided to promote competition in Nigeria. Just in a very Nigerian way. At the expense ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 24, 2016

Jason Njoku: Why 50 million naira is a big deal

by Jason Njoku A few weeks back Oo Nwoye told me that Nigerian startup founders (including myself) lacked ambition. That they ...

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 ...

RoqeebahNovember 2, 2016

Sanusi, Peter Obi, Bukky Shonibare, Wizkid are nominees for Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2016 – Voting starts now!

The editors of Y! – TV, Magazine & Online – today announced the shortlist for Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year ...

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 Isime Esene

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 ...

Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Media Blog: Jason Njoku is in a very, very, very good place

Man. the year I’ve had. #blessed — JasonNjoku (@JasonNjoku) October 18, 2016 The hashtag #blessed is generally for insecure teenagers ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Isime EseneAugust 29, 2016

PODCAST: “I have never gone out and said iROKO is killing it in Nigeria” – Jason Njoku scores another one for candour

“Nigeria does definitely pay lip service to it’s young and now is the time to trust them with our future,” ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 24, 2016

Jason Njoku: Nigeria doesn’t need cowards

The first time I had the opportunity to speak to Chude of Red Media at length was at the Oxford ...

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 ...

Isime EseneAugust 2, 2016

Podcast: Marek to (some) young tech entrepreneurs – You don’t know everything simply because you read TechCabal

On the first edition of the podcast ‘Conversations with Chude’, we speak to Polish-born Nigerian-based tech entrepreneur, Marek Zmyslowski. The ...

Isime EseneAugust 1, 2016

5 takeaways from the curious case of Konga’s 184,000 customers

by Chi Ibe Last week’s release of Konga’s performance in the second quarter of 2016 by Kinnevik AB – investors ...

OluwapelumiJanuary 8, 2016

Will Netflix really make a difference in Africa?

Let’s not go that far yet. Let’s start from Nigeria. Yesterday, when the news broke about Netflix being available in ...

OluwapelumiNovember 4, 2015

iRoko Partners Goes Global

African internet TV pioneer, iROKO, today officially launches its global content distribution and licensing division, iROKO Global, at DISCOP. The ...

Isime EseneMarch 11, 2015

Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, Seun Onigbinde, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji… look who else made the #YNaijaPowerList for Technology

by Wilfred Okiche As the annual #YNaijaPowerList enters its 4th year, we bring you the most influential young Nigerians under ...

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 ...

July 2, 2014

“Is Rocket Internet bad for the Eco-system? 1,000 percent yes” – Jason Njoku has another go at Jumia & co.

by Jason Njoku For all those who don’t like my opinions, beyond trying to organise my assassination, I would caution ...

July 1, 2014

The Future Africa Awards & Summit unveils new identity… new website launched

by Akan Ido   The Central Working Committee for The Future Africa Awards & Summit (TFAAS) has today announced its ...

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 ...

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