After months of working on the project, foremost Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji has concluded plans to launch her online streaming service, Linda Ikeji TV, on May 22.In a post she shared on her instagram, the media entrepreneur said she wanted her new online TV channel to be to Africa what Netflix, the world’s largest online content streaming service with 125million subscribers and 11 billion dollars annual profit, is to the world.
The 37 year old, who recently got engaged, said she had spent over half a billion Naira to put the channel together. She indicated that the DSTV version of her channel will be launched later in the year, but said the online channel, which will reach the world instead of being restricted to just Nigerians who live in Nigeria, was more of a priority to her.
According to sources close to the famed blogger, she will charge her subscribers a monthly subscription to watch all her unique contents, which includes reality shows such as Oyinbo Wives of Lagos, Gidi Girls, King Tonto, Toyin Abraham: True and Bare, Ajegunle With Love, Football Wives, Ex-girlfriends of Nigerian Entertainers, Made In Gidi, Magodo Mums and their single friend, Ice Prince: Rise and Grind, Annabel: My life as a former Nigerian stripper, Highway Girls of Eko (a show on real life prostitutes) and TV shows such as Leading Ladies Africa, Verified, Double Trouble, Gossip Court, The Report Card, Bars, Phenomenons, Classics, and TV series such as Igwe Must Hear This and The Paranormal House on Brown Road.
Linda indicated that her company, Linda Ikeji Media, has also bought quite a number of TV series and movies from independent producers, which her subscribers will enjoy on the Linda Ikeji TV platform.