Nigeria

The Nigerian division of pan-African media group Multichoice has argued that a proposed pay-as-you-go billing model is not technically or commercially viable

The Team Marketing agency has initiated its first Uefa club competitions media-rights sales processes in nearly seven months, inviting bids from broadcasters in Italy and also sub-Saharan Africa for the…

An OTT streaming platform is to be launched to showcase matches from the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) after Redstrike, the UK-based sports marketing agency, invested in an agreement to…

The Nigerian government has introduced measures to prohibit exclusive acquisition of sports rights in a move which it says will prevent “the misuse of monopoly of market powers”.

The Nigerian Television Authority, the nation’s public broadcaster, has acquired sublicensed rights to one English Premier League fixture per match week.

Pan-African pay-television broadcaster StarTimes has acquired the rights to US-based Major League Wrestling's weekly flagship show, MLW Fusion

The Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria, a body of public and commercial broadcasters, has backtracked on its announcement last weekend that it has concluded an agreement with Fifa for free-to-air rights…

Marketing and production company HotSports Media has agreed a deal to market broadcast rights in Nigeria to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) national team football tournament

African pay-television broadcaster Kwesé TV has launched its sports service in Nigeria.

SuperSport’s termination of its Nigeria Professional Football League deal due to a breach of contract may not be as final as the broadcaster’s withdrawal in Kenya, TV Sports Markets understands.

Nigerian broadcaster Arewa24 has launched a new sports division.

Telco Econet Media has launched its Kwesé Free Sports free-to-air channel in Nigeria and Uganda.

Ghana is set for its first free-to-air sports broadcasting platform after telecommunications firm Econet Media acquired the free-television broadcasting and production businesses of multi-territory commercial and pay-television broadcaster Modern Times Group in the country and its fellow African nation Nigeria.

A dispute over Nigerian Professional Football League media rights between SuperSport and Total Promotions Limited has gone to private arbitration, TV Sports Markets understands.

The Nigerian Olympic Committee has agreed deals to sublicense free-to-air rights for the 2016 Olympic Games to four broadcasters.

Fox International Channels, the broadcast division of media company 21st Century Fox, has launched its Fox Sports channels in Nigeria through a carriage agreement with new pay-television platform African Cable TV.

The Nigerian Olympic Committee is seeking sponsors to fund a television rights deal that will allow Nigerians to watch the 2014 Commonwealth Games live on terrestrial television.