Nigeria’s leading 24-hour pan-African news channel, Television Continental (TVC) has taken on the title sponsorship as the official media partner of the Commonwealth Africa Summit 2016.
Themed “Shared Prosperity, Mutual Security” the landmark event, scheduled to take place in London, United Kingdom from Monday, March 14th – Wednesday, March 16th, 2016, is designed to provide a space for high-level dialogue between Business and Government leaders in Commonwealth countries in Africa and their counterparts from other parts of the globe.
Confirming the news, Nigel Parsons, Chief Executive Officer, Continental Broadcasting Service, owners of TVC, said “This is the first time that a Nigerian media organisation would be given the official media title rights to partner on the event. We see this as another opportunity to reinforce that TVC NEWS is the only Nigerian broadcast media outfit that has the capacity to cover and broadcast 24 hours a day across Africa.”
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Nigeria’s first and only 24-hour pan-African news channel, Television Continental (TVC) has emerged the Station of the Year at the recently held sixth edition of the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards in Abuja. TVC was also chosen as Most Watched TV Channel of the Year. The station continued its rout of the awards by winning the TV Channel with the Best News Coverage in Nigeria and Africa. The Viewers’ Choice for Best TV Community Access Programme, went to “On The Street.”
The station also excelled in other categories with TVC News Anchor Azeezat Olaoluwa, emerging as Best Female Anchor, and Dapo Aruwajoye as Nigeria’s Broadcaster of the Year. Olayemi Ogunwole, popularly known as “Honeypot,” won the Outstanding Female TV Presenter (Entertainment/Talk Show).
Godwin Nwachukwu was chosen as Cameraman of the Year, while Oladimeji Solomon is the Best Visual Editor.
Two other arms of the Continental Broadcasting Service family also won laurels at the Awards...
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TVC E, NEWS - The federal government has appealed to Nigerians to avoid tacitly supporting the insurgents Boko Haram through comments that suggest a recent resurgence of the terror group in the North East part of the country.
Addressing journalists in the nation's Capital, the minister of information and Culture, Lai Mohammed noted that the insurgents thrive on propaganda and despite its recent activities, remains largely decimated, dispersed and disoriented.
The Minister urged Nigerians to give the military total support in its ongoing battle to consolidate the great achievements it has recorded in the fight against Boko Haram.
On what the government is doing to end the spate of attacks, especially against highly-vulnerable communities, Lai Mohammed said appropriate measures, in line with global best practices, were being taken to ensure an effective response....
Global members of the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) have elected the Director of Radio Services, TVC/CBS Nigeria, Mr. Richmond Dayo Johnson as a member of the Executive Committee of the Association for a two-year term, starting January 1, 2016.
According to the association, the election of Dayo Johnson into the committee was predicated on his pedigree and expertise as a seasoned broadcaster and also for his notable contributions to the transformation of CBS into one of Africa’s most dynamic media organisations.
Speaking on Dayo Johnson’s election, Chief Executive, AIB, Simon Spanswick said that, "It is great to have TV Continental playing a central role in the Association for International Broadcasting. The election of Richmond Dayo Johnson delivers African broadcasting an important and influential place within the AIB.
‘’As Africa's broadcasting markets continue their rapid development with Nigeria arguably leading the way, it is vital that there is an exchange of views and...