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.

The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed sports properties management and production company HotSports as its official non-match media partner under a three-year contract that will commence with the national team’s participation in the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

The Optima Sports Management International agency has announced its acquisition of free-to-air rights in Nigeria to the 2014 World Cup in a deal with Fifa, world football’s governing body.

SuperSport shrugs off doubts about its big new Nigerian football league TV deal

African pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has agreed a four-year rights deal, from 2015-16 to 2018-19, for the Nigeria Professional Football League, the top division of football in the West African country.

World Cup rights fee falls in Nigeria but increases in sub-Saharan Africa as Fifa keeps faith with AUB and Octagon

Perform has struck a partnership with the Nigerian Guardian newspaper to launch the digital sports media company’s ePlayer video-on-demand service in the African country.

Agency defends Cup of Nations fee demands which broadcasters in Nigeria say are 'unsustainable'

The Nigeria Football Federation national governing body has complained to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) continental governing body about the fees being demanded for rights to the Africa Cup…

The Africa Cup of Nations football tournament kicked off on Saturday without the tournament being available on free-to-air television in Nigeria after talks over a rights deal broke down, according to…

Premier League turns to trusted partners in Africa and Singapore

African pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has extended its rights for the English Premier League for three seasons, from 2013-14 to 2015-16

The Nigerian Olympic Committee has acquired rights to the 2012 Olympic Games in a deal with the Octagon agency, which is selling the free-to-air rights to the 2012 Games in sub-Saharan Africa excluding…

IOC adopts revenue-share model in Africa after Fifa 2010 World Cup experiment