Mallam Garba Shehu, Binyavanga Wainaina, Biola Alabi, Mai Atafo, MI, Uche Pedro And Others Step Out In Style For The First Edition Of The RED Summit

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Mallam Garba Shehu, Binyavanga Wainaina, Biola Alabi, Mai Atafo, MI, Uche Pedro And Others Step Out In Style For The First Edition Of The RED Summit

The inaugural edition of West Africa’s biggest omni-media summit, The RED Summit, which held at Harbour Point, Victoria Island Lagos, has brought together media practitioners from across Africa and beyond.

The summit which is in partnership with Troyka Holdings and the School of Media & Communication, Pan-African University, saw media moguls across all communication spectrum -Broadcast, Print, Public Relations, Advertising and New Media come together to have a conversation about the future of the media industry in Africa.

The event organized as part of the 10th anniversary of Red Media Africa, Africa’s leading omni-media company had in attendance Mr. Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity; Mr. Biodun Shobanjo, Chairman of Troyka Holdings; Ije Nwokorie, Global CEO Wolf Ollins; Dr. Ikechukwu Obiaya, Dean of School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University; Nduka Obiagbena, Chairman/Editor-in-Chief This Day Newspaper; Louis Otieno, Corporate Affairs Director of Microsoft Corporation; Biola Alabi, former Managing Director of MNET Africa; Chris Ogbechie, Chairman Diamond Bank, Uche Pedro, Chief Executive Officer of leading lifestyle blog BellaNaija; Betty Irabor, Chief Executive Officer, Genevieve Magazine; Deji Awokoya, General Manager of Beat FM; Rimini Makama, Corporate Communication Director of Africa Practice; Tolu Ogunlesi award winning journalist; James Schneider Senior Correspondent at New African Magazine; MI Abaga, CEO, Chocolate City; Gbemi Olateru, On Air Personality; Darey Art Alade, award winning Musician; Mai Atafo, CEO, Mai Atafo Inspired, and many more.

ABOUT THE RED SUMMIT

The RED Summit is West Africa’s largest omni-media gathering. The summit will bring together stakeholders in various segments of the media across the African continent to explore new trends in a rapidly changing landscape. Participants at the event will have opportunities to exchange ideas about the future of media on the continent. The RED Summit is part of events celebrating ten years of Red Media Africa’s impact on Africa’s media space, inspiring and empowering millions of Africa’s youth in the process.

ABOUT RED COMMUNICATION

Red Communication is a PR & Communication firm under the parent company, RED.

An innovative media group focused on Africa, RED’s vision is to excite and empower an evolving generation through the media’s limitless possibilities. Built across tools and platforms, its Communication Division holds Red Communication, Red marketing and Small & Medium, and YouthConnect; and its Content Division holds the Y! brands, including Y! TV, Y! Magazine, YNaija.com, Teen Y!, Y! 2015, the Y! Tech 100 and the Y! Annual Black Ball/Y! 100 Most Influential List.
It also anchors a development firm, The Future Project Africa, which co-presents Africa’s leading youth platform, The Future Awards Africa, and other projects including the Nigeria Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders and The Future Enterprise Support Scheme.

Tosyn Bucknor
Tosyn Bucknor
Darey Art Alade
Darey Art Alade
Uche Pedro, CEO of Bellanaija
Uche Pedro, CEO of Bellanaija
Aramide
Aramide
Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi
Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi
Garba Shehu and Adebola Williams
Garba Shehu and Adebola Williams
Betty Irabor, Dayo Adefila and Biodun Shobanjo
Betty Irabor, Dayo Adefila and Biodun Shobanjo
Bankole Williams of TechCabal
Bankole Williams of TechCabal
Vimbai Mutinhiri of Star Gist
Vimbai Mutinhiri of Star Gist
Bunmi Oke, MD, 141 Worldwide
Bunmi Oke, MD, 141 Worldwide

 

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