Silverbird Group, owners of Silverbird Television has launched an on-the-go news channel called Silverbird News 24.
Group chairman, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, said the channel will hit the airwaves from Monday, February 17, 2020.
Murray-Bruce said the news channel which will broadcast in English and Pidgin will compete with international news channels.
He said the news channel which offers viewing pleasure away from the conventional TV screens is accessible via live streaming capabilities of phones, tablets, laptops and other handheld devices.
Murray-Bruce said: “In the last 4 decades, Silverbird Group has not only changed the dynamics of the Entertainment Industry in Nigeria and the world at large, but also brought honour and prestige to our dear country Nigeria.
“In 2001, Silverbird Productions delivered to the continent the first black woman to be crowned Miss World, set the trend for a new Cinema experience not just in Nigeria but across West Africa, in the last fifteen years, honoured distinguished Nigerians through the prestigious Silverbird Man of the Year, transformed the broadcast industry in the last twenty years through its Network of Radio and TV stations in seven states across the country, and now, Silverbird News 24 Channel.
“Silverbird News 24 will hit the airwaves from Monday, February 17, 2020.
“The launch of this News Channel is one of our special gifts to our viewers as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Silverbird Group.
“Silverbird News 24 is the answer to years of appeal from our loyal viewers on Silverbird Television Network, who believe our News content has over the years been devoid of partisanship and subjectivity.
“They believe we have the potential to be the best News Channel in Africa, giving the international news channels a run for their money.
“With a fusion of pidgin English into its rich programming coupled with News on the hour, viewers are guaranteed to get hooked to the channel.
“We are raising the bar, beyond your TV screens at home, you can enjoy our quality content and excellent news delivery via live streaming on your phones, tablets, laptops and other handheld devices.
“You can also view worldwide via YouTube and also locally for now on Startimes Channel 109. Play TV channel 804,” Murray-Bruce said.