African and global superstars celebrate Africa Day Concert 2021

The Africa Day Concert 2021 brought to you by MTV Base, YouTube and Idris Elba have announced a star-studded line-up of guest appearances from some of the most well-known faces on the continent and around the world. The highly anticipated global event is set to put Africa’s next global wave of talent centre stage at …

Industry Moves: Entertainment Lawyer Iredumare Earns Degree in Internet Law & Policy

Congratulations are in order for AML reader, subscriber, and fellow Entertainment Lawyer Iredumare Opeyemi who just earned a Masters of Law (LLM), from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. To earn his degree, Opeyemi studied, researched and delivered a term paper on e-commerce (electronic contracts and intermediary liability), intellectual property law, privacy, crime, and …

Industry Moves: Iredumare Opeyemi Leaves BOOMPLAY, Now Head Legal & Partnership Manager (Snr.) at MTN

Iredumare Opeyemi, Director of Legal and Business Affairs at Transnet Music Limited (BOOMPLAY), has left his high profile job for yet another one with MTN Group Limited, a leading multinational mobile telecommunications company in Africa. Opeyemi joins MTN as ‘Head Legal and Partnership Manager (Snr.), Music Services.’ “It was a beautiful experience being part of …

Industry Moves: Osagie Alonge Leaves Ringier’s Pulse Nigeria, Now Director of Growth at ORide

Popular and controversial journalist and media executive Osagie Alonge has left Ringier Africa’s Pulse Nigeria, for a role as Director of Growth at O’Ride, an Uber type hailing service for motorbikes in Nigeria. ORide is a subsidiary of OPay, a mobile money service company owned by Opera. Alonge leaves Ringier after a successful five years …

Access Bank Acquires Diamond Bank – What it Means

Nigeria’s Access Bank has announced the merger and acquisition of its competitor Diamond Bank. From the outside looking in, it appeared the latter was healthy, but it was not and there were many telltale signs including a decision to abandon its international operating license, a Central Bank of Nigeria Fine of 250 Million Naira, non-performing …