The BBC is joining forces with Nigeria’s Channels Television to produce a live studio-based current affairs programme which will air both in Nigeria and in the UK on Freesat and Sky.
Featuring in-depth reporting and analysis, “hard-hitting interviews” and studio discussions of local issues, the programme will also feature stories covered by a selection of the BBC’s African services and will will air live on Channels Television in Nigeria and on Channels24 in the UK.
Produced at Channels Television’s new studios in Lagos, the programme will be created to the same high standards of journalism and production that audiences around the world expect.
Solomon Mugera, Regional editor for BBC Africa, says: “It is a pleasure to start this co-production with Channels Television. We look forward to a great partnership.”
Kingsley Uranta, Assistant General Manager Operation of Channels Television, says: ”We are thrilled to be working with the BBC.
“Both organisations enjoy a great partnership for public good, and this latest project is yet another worthy example.”