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Tony Dara Founder and CEO at TDMedia Company


I am broadcast engineer, a media entrepreneur, businessman and an internationally recognised broadcast professional. I founded and led Nigeria’s first 24 hours, 7 days a week television news channel, NN24 (Network News 24) - now rested.

I am formerly of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), ITV, Bloomberg TV and Snell & Wilcox all in the United Kingdom.

I attended the Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna Nigeria; BBC Training and Development Wood Norton, Evesham and De Montfort University Leicester United Kingdom.

I run TDMedia Company, a consulting and technology advisory practice providing research, business development, corporate strategy and advocacy for media systems development.

Under the auspices of TDMedia Company, I at the founding stages of another television news channel - News Central TV, broadcast media that will tell Africa’s stories in African voices. News Central TV's goal is to not only cover Africa's nations but to bring Africa to the World by ensuring there is viewership in hundreds of countries and territories.

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