Nigeria’s first entertainment newspaper, Nigerian Entertainment Today (NET) is published by NET NEWSPAPERS Limited.
NET is a 360 degrees media company, relying on past, present and future platforms to deliver accurate and up-to-the-minute news, entertainment and information to audiences wherever they are.
Since debuting on November 23, 2009, we have become the most authentic news source for those keen on happenings in the Nigerian entertainment scene. Our website www.thenetng.com has become the country’s fastest entertainment breaking news service, with hundreds of exclusive breaking news to our credit, and several major news outlets regularly picking up leads and news from our site.
Our print edition, circulated nationally, is a bestseller in its right, moving over 40,000 copies per month with a rapidly increasing pass on rate.
Our team of journalists, spread across different parts of the world, include
- Grace Kerongo (Kenya)
- Chiagoziem Onyekwena (Abuja)
- Lolade Sowoolu (Lagos/Jos)
- Olutomi Oladipo (Lagos)
- Victoria Ige (Lagos/London)
- Osagie Alonge (Lagos)
- Joy Isi-Bewaji (Lagos)
- Kene Agbodike (Abuja)
- Adewole Ajala (Lagos)
- Dynamo Pebbles (Lagos)
- Wallace Olalekan (Lagos)
www.thenetng.com is Nigeria’s biggest entertainment news, youth lifestyle, fashion, and urbane culture website, recording over a million (1,000,000) page views within the first six months. Thenetng.com has a three-month global Alexa traffic rank of around 20,000. Roughly 86% of visitors to www.thenetng.com come from Nigeria, where it was ranked among the top 100 websites in 2010. Current Alexa traffic rank is 120; with an average of 500,000 monthly pageviews. www.thenetng.com is the No 1 entertainment news website in Nigeria.
Founded by respected entertainment writer-turned media entrepreneur, Ayeni Adekunle Samuel, Nigerian Entertainment Today combines reporting from an in-house team of well-trained writer-reporters, with contributions from some of the finest in Nigerian media and entertainment (including filmmaker Chris Ihidero, broadcaster Lamide Akintobi, OAP/Musician Tosyn Bucknor, Publicist Bayo Omisore, Talent Manager Efe Omorogbe, OAP Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi and Blogger Ayomide Tayo).
With a fool-proof structure to break the biggest stories first, we have been quoted by reputable news organisations and major Newspapers/Journals like Channels TV, THISDAY, THE PUNCH, THE GUARDIAN, THE SUN, NEXT, THE AFRICA REPORT, HIPHOPWORLD, ENCOMIUM and DAILY CHAMPION; while hundreds of online journals continue to give us credit for regularly picking up exclusives from our site.
Our aim at Nigerian Entertainment Today is to objectively and responsibly cover the Nigerian entertainment industry while also celebrating the best of Nigerian talents with a view to enlighten, educate, inform and entertain our numerous visitors from all over the world.
We combine art reporting with celebrity reporting, hoping to mirror the showbiz industry, celebrating the best of our stars, and condemning whatever might stand on the way to the port of excellence…
Our constantly-expanding audience consists of the young, and the young-at-heart; unrepentant entertainment enthusiasts who will stop at nothing to keep up with their favourite stars. Our readers are spread across Nigeria, as well as in Europe, Asia, several parts of Africa and the Americas.
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