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Nduka Obaigbena is a media guru who founded Arise Tv amidst other big media companies including Thisday Newspapers.
He was born in Ibadan, South West, Nigeria on July 14, 1959 into the royal family of Owa Kingdom, Delta State.
Nduka Obaigbena founded Arise Tv. He also founded Thisday Newspaper.
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|Born||14 July 1959
Ibadan, Western Region, Nigeria
|Organization||Leaders and Company Limited, Delta State|
|Known for||Publisher, ThisDay Newspaper, Chairman, Arise News Channel|
Nduka Obaigbena Education
Obaigbena had his education in Edo College, Benin City, and furthered into the University of Benin.
Nduka Obaigbena later traveled outside Nigeria to study business at the Graduate School of Business at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and Advanced Management Programme at the University of Cape Town.
Nduka Obaigbena Achievements in the Media World
Nduka Obaigbena is the rightful owner of ThisDay newspaper. He began the publication of the Thisday Nigerian newspaper in 1995.
He also founded the annual Thisday Awards which honours those who made contributions to Nigerian society in the political arena, global business, Women of distinction, and leading figures in the Nigerian education sector.
Arise News was founded by Nduka Obaigbena.
Nduka Obaigbena went into television business and in 2013 he launched an international TV news channel with an African focus, Arise News, signing a contract with Globecast for satellite transmission on Astra 2G for broadcast on the UK Sky platform, and to Hot Bird for cable distribution, with bases in London, New York City, Johannesburg, and Lagos.
ARISE Magazine and ARISE Fashion Week.
He also founded ARISE Magazine. The publication was launched at the THISDAY Music & Fashion Festival at London’s Royal Albert Hall on October 14, 2008 and powered The ARISE (AFRICA ) FASHION Week starting in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa, and later finding a home in Lagos Nigeria – after shows with the African Fashion Collectives in the Royal Albert Hall, London; Kennedy Centre, Washington DC; Lincoln Centre, New York.
The ARISE Fashion Week also featured a few years at The New York and Paris Fashion Weeks.
Nduka Obaigbena Network
Currently Nduka Obaigbena is worth more than NGN 1 billion Naira