OK, you guys, my complete week has been made. The commissioner for Tourism, Arts & Culture for Lagos state, Steve Ayorinde has written a bit for the newly launched Linda Ikeji TV and I am satisfied. Learn under and please take part giving me and my workforce accolades. Lol.
The sky is vibrant for native abilities and content material creators in Lagos State. With Cartoon Community launching Africa Artistic Lab and Multichoice doing identical with Expertise Manufacturing facility, extra home windows of alternatives are opening for the younger and proficient in audio-visible trade.
Extra platforms by respected stakeholders are offering large alternatives at a time that Lagos Grows Expertise and Ibile Comedy Problem expertise hunt tasks are churning out many proficient youths in numerous fields of performing arts.
Equally, high quality on-line streaming providers are rising too, to create and promote good contents. Lindaikeji.television is one in all such that pulls pursuits and deserves encouragement for its sheer audacity to make an affect with its array of programming.
Late final 12 months after I had a tour of choose on-line media homes in Lagos; I requested that Linda Ikeji be included to see how Africa’s No 1 blogger meant to take a leap of religion into turning into Nigeria’s reply to Netflix.
Being usually self-funded by a girl with no prior expertise in tv programming, I believed the dream was slightly audacious.
However a number of days after it was launched with subscription rising day by day and demanding value determinations usually beneficial, it seems to be to me just like the Nigerian Netflix is about to berth; and it is a Lagos model.
That is the brand new factor in content material creation and digital financial system. It is about abilities, jobs, entrepreneurship and extra importantly the audacity to dream; a Lagos dream!
Hon. Commissioner for Tourism, Arts & Culture