Pride Multi Media Ventures Limited today announced an agreement with Pride Media Limited (Publishers of PRIDE UK) to launch a premium celebrity, lifestyle and leisure magazine for the young and young at heart.
The magazine, titled PRIDE NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL will draw from the marketing and editorial muscle of Pride magazine UK -the UK’s leading lifestyle magazine for the woman of colour established over 21 years ago – as well as the savvy expertise of the Nigerian editorial team and will target male and female readers ages 18 – 57 with a median age of 36.
PRIDE NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL begins as a bi-monthly magazine and will transform into a monthly within the first two years of publishing. The magazine offers to deliver “What’s Now! What’s New! What’s Next!” to its over-250, 000 projected readers in print and online at pridemedianigeria.com. We are here to offer readers premium content on A-list celebrities like never before.
Fresh features in the debut issue:
Top Celebrities – Genevieve and Chiwetel Ejiofor give us insights on life, love and stardom
Skin bleaching and infertility is there a link?
Going it alone – challenges of single parenthood
Erectile dysfunction: men’s secret fears uncovered
In the Venus vs. Mars debate, we ask: Marriage: Who needs it the most, men or women?
In our segment SPORTING PRIDE: Read our interviews with some of Nigeria’s top football stars and their wives.
We share 50 tips to transform your home into a celebrity home.
Nigerian Students at home and abroad get ready for the international competition of a lifetime, Campus Fashion…. find out more by visiting www.pridenigeria.com
This edition also Celebrates Nigeria@100 (1914 -2014) with a special supplement and among the segments in this Souvenir Edition is “WHO IS WHO: Nigeria’s Centenary Personalities”
With reviews and exclusives on celebrity make-up secrets from International make-up artists, previews and reviews from exclusive designers and fashion shows, gadgets, movies, series, music, social media, literature, PRIDE NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL offers content for everyone.
PRIDE NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL will be distributed nationwide, throughout Africa, the UK and the US and the first issue, being the centenary edition, will hit the newsstands in November 2013. Details will be announced soon. You can be the first to know by following us on social media and winning a free ticket to our Launch Event.
“We can’t wait for the launch of Pride Nigeria magazine,” said Christine Shuaibu the Managing Editor and Commercial director of the magazine. “PRIDE NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL magazine is going to base its success on high-quality editorial, best-quality production, print and paper, excellent terms of business and brilliant, consistent advertising sales with loyal and well looked-after advertisers. Having this magazine gives us the opportunity to ensure that our esteemed readers discover their interests and spotlight the best of everything, ‘it will’ she adds ‘be a journey of self discovery, love and achievement bringing out the very best in us all.’
Reiterating this, Charles Anyiam-Osigwe, Founding Editor-in-Chief/Publisher of Pride Nigeria International who will oversee the editorial policy of the magazine, noted, “this magazine is a venture that will be a big win for all parties involved – especially for our readers and advertisers. Working with Christine Shuaibu our Managing Editor/Commercial Director and Anu Coker (GM) to bring about this most exciting magazine is a joy. Christine and Anu both having worked on Pride UK, our sister title are extremely talented and creative and having the opportunity to work with them to birth this magazine is rewarding,”
Having worked on other premium magazine brands in Nigeria, Deputy Editor, Omena Abenabe is optimistic that PRIDE NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL will offer something different.