President Muhammadu Buhari congratulated the Chairman of ARISE Global Media, Nduka Obaigbena and entire management of ARISE News Channel, on its 10th anniversary.
Buhari commended the channel for it’s efforts in ridding Nigeria of colonial mindset and promoting pride for the nation’s heritage.
The broadcast station has been described as one which accentuates positive stories about Africa across all genres, including politics, business, commerce, science, sports, arts and culture, showbiz and fashion.
ARISE NEWS broadcasts 24 hours from its studios in London, New York, Lagos and can be seen in the UK and across Europe on the Sky platform (Sky channel 516), Freeview (Channel 136) as well as in the USA on the Centric channel and also on the Hot bird platform, which transmits to Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
The president reiterated the respect he has for ARISE NEWS on the historic occasion, marking a proud chapter in the development of broadcasting in the country.
He further urged the channel to continue to mould the thinking of the people to appreciate the positive developments brought about under the aegis of the Change agenda of the administration.
He stresses that the media should continue to lead the way in transforming society.
By Mosunmola Ogi-olu