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The Guardian At Social Media Week

By Billy Praise 24 February 2018   |   3:00 pm

This year, Social Media Week runs from Monday the 26th of February to Friday the 2nd of March. Join top notch panellists curated by The Guardian at the Landmark Centre, Lagos, for sessions on Monday as they discuss the power of media to effect change.

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Session 1: Staying Profitable in the time of Aggregators:

Bayo Adekanmbi – Chief Transformation Officer, MTN

Remi Dada – Founder/ CEO, Space Finish

Felicia Otolorin – Business Development Manager, Google

Damilola Layode – Head of Partnerships, Ringier Africa Digital Publishing

Moderator for session 1:

Kola Akintola – Ad Ops, Guardian Digital


Staying Profitable in the Time of Aggregators is a dynamic panel discussion lead by the Guardian on how news platforms can stay financially relevant in the days of the platform business model.

  • Learn how to maximize returns on your original content
  • Learn how to categorize aggregators
  • Learn how to profit!


Session 2: Media Power: How to effect change with the content we produce:

Marcel Mbamalu – News Editor, Guardian Newspaper

Lala Kemi Akindoju – Actress

Femi Bakre – CEO Kraks TV

Moderators for Session 2:

Bolanle Olukanni – Founder, God’s Wives Foundation

Lolade Nwanze – Head, Guardian Digital


This session is for content producers – digital and traditional – and media entrepreneurs who are interested in making an impact and not just money.

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