BBC Set To Launch Pidgin English And Yoruba Services In Nigeria.


BBC has announced it will be launching a digital service in Pidgin and Yoruba in Nigeria.

The media house also plans to launch a TV service in Somali, and radio and digital services for Ethiopia and Eritrea.

The announcement comes after the UK government agreed to invest around $128m (£85m) a year in enhancing BBC services around the world.

The corporation presently reaches 308 million people worldwide, and it hopes to increase the number to 500 million by 2022.

Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Head Editor at Okay Nigeria ( He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on
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