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Channels Television Clinches TV Station of the Year Award for Record 16th Time

Channels Television Clinches TV Station of the Year Award for Record 16th Time

In yet another historic triumph, Channels Television secured the prestigious Television Station of the Year award for the 16th time. The award, which acknowledges outstanding media contributions in Nigeria, was presented at the 31st Nigeria Media Merit Award (NMMA) anniversary held at Muson Centre, Lagos, on Sunday night.

Continuing its tradition of excellence, Channels Television remains unrivaled in Nigeria, achieving a milestone that sets it apart from other TV stations in the country. Professor Olu Obafemi, during the NMMA ceremony, officially declared Channels Television the winner, celebrating its consistent commitment to media excellence over the years.

The criteria for the award include the level of adherence to the rules of regulatory bodies, the percentage of local content, response to financial obligations internally and to regulatory bodies, quality of programming and transmission, objectivity, fairness and balance

Channels Television trounced Arise TV, TVC and many others to clinch the prestigious award this year.

Before the most recent win, Channels Television, which broadcasts to over 20 million people in and outside of Nigeria, and is the most watched Nigerian station, previously won the prestigious award in 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2021, 2022, alongside other recognitions.

At Sunday ceremony, awards were handed in multiple categories with the PUNCH newspaper and The Nation coming out tops in the print categories. The PUNCH bagged the much-coveted Newspaper of the Year award and the Editor of the Year gong and nine other awards, while The Nation went away with 15 awards, the most won on the night.

Also in the broadcast category, the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) clinched the NBC Prize for Radio Station of the Year.

Recognised globally as a station built on trust, Channels Television, a 24-hour news and media organisation was founded in 1992 by Nigerian veteran broadcasters and business moguls: John Momoh and Sola Momoh.

The Company commenced operations in Lagos, south western Nigeria and has since grown to include three other Stations in Abuja, Edo and Kano states. The Company also has bureaus in almost every state in Nigeria, including stringers and affiliates in other parts in Africa.

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