Osagie Alonge is leaving Pulse Africa, after five years

Journalist and media executive, Osagie Alonge, has announced he’s leaving his job at Pulse Africa to take up a new challenge. Mr. Alonge, who worked as chief correspondent at Nigerian Entertainment Today, before joining Pulse Nigeria as editor, said he’s now moving to ORide, an Opera company, as Director of Growth.

Reacting to his appointment, Mr. Osagie said: “I feel deeply honoured to take on this new role at ORide. It is a fantastic opportunity to contribute at a strategic level to the realisation of the company’s objectives. I eagerly look forward to working with the team to build ORide’s marketing operations thereby positioning the brand as an industry leader.”

Mr. Osagie who is also the Editor-In-Chief of Business Insider by Pulse, SSA expressed excitement about this new opportunity to provide value to the company and Nigerians.

“I’ve always chosen opportunities, especially with my career, that will help propel myself to positions that will further my ambition while supporting the development of youth culture and empowering people and businesses. I look forward to the challenges that come with the new position and the opportunities it avails me to learn and work towards attaining the company’s goals, whilst making life easier for Nigerians.”

Before joining Pulse in 2014, Mr. Osagie was the Chief Correspondent at NET Newspapers, the world’s leading source for Nigerian entertainment and before that an A&R Executive and Road Manager at X3M Music.

An accredited Google Business Mentor, Mr. Osagie is certified by the Guardian UK and Portsmouth Highbury College.

ORide is a new motorbike hailing service and a subsidiary of OPay, Opera’s smart financial services company. He is joining a robust team of professionals who are dedicated and passionate about solving problems and enhancing the daily lives of Nigerians. In his new role, he will be responsible for rolling out marketing operations for ORide.


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