John Momoh is pushing to make Nigeria's Channels TV easier to watch around the world

John Momoh, Chairman & CEO, Channels Television

Two women watching news on television in a flat in Abu Dhabi; a group of men clustered around a screen in an office in Vietnam; a young man in Newcastle upon Tyne, smiling as he watches a sports programme. All far from their homes in Nigeria — but all watching Channels TV.

The Lagos-based broadcaster has won a reputation across the country and in the Nigerian diaspora for its balanced local news, sprinkled with features on hot new musicians and sports commentary.

The Association for International Broadcasting estimates Channels is the most-watched news channel in Nigeria, with a 12 per cent audience share.

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