Channels TV Anchor, Suleiman Aledeh, Quits; Gives Reasons


Sulaiman Aledeh, a Channels Television anchor and producer, has left the Lagos-based broadcaster for AriseTV, he told PREMIUM TIMES Saturday. Mr. Aledeh, 43, made his debut on AriseTV, owned by newspaper publisher, Nduka Obaigbena, on Saturday evening, reading the station’s 4:00 p.m. bulletin.

“My babies and their mother, parents and family are so fine with my decision to move on,” Mr. Aledeh told PREMIUM TIMES by telephone Saturday. Mr. Aledeh spent eight years with Channels Television, and was well known as a co-anchor of the breakfast programme, ‘Sunrise Daily.’

His departure from the station was effective March 2. He said he had mulled the move for some time, especially amongst his immediate family members, because his routine at the station was becoming boring. “It was time to move,”Mr. Aledeh said. “Almost eight years, I needed greater challenges and not routine that was getting boring for me.”

Mr. Aledeh said his friendship with his former employers and colleagues remains cordial. Sulaiman Aledeh popularly known as Sulai is a broadcast Journalist. He was born on April 5, 1973. He has presented programmes for radio and television like A.M Lagos, the flagship breakfast show for Radio Nigeria. He has been in the industry for way over a decade.

Mr. Aledeh had his University Education at the University of Benin(UNIBEN) where he graduated with a degree in Philosophy in 1999. He also holds a Masters degree in Humanitarian and Refugee Studies from the University of Lagos(UNILAG). He has attended professional courses within and outside the country.

He achieved the feat of being the station’s most prolific serving presenter. This he achieved by creating, producing and presenting the station’s rock music show; Rock City. He also was heard on the major news bulletins as well as other drive-time show. Mr. Aledeh, is also a voice over professional who has done commercials for Multi-national corporations.

At Channels Television, Mr. Aledeh was in charge of political programmes, he made daily news and current affairs for the station, his big job was presenting the 2011 Election in Nigeria. He was asked to be at the heart of Channels TV General Election Results coverage and he broadcast for more than 10 hours, including anchoring.

He also fronts the station’s flagship ‘The News at Ten’. He’s the producer of the station’s breakfast show ‘Sunrise Daily’ where he also doubles as co-host. He’s an Inclusion Speaker, advocate of Religious Freedom/Respect and an alumnus of the prestigious United States International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP 2010).

He is a caring husband and a doting father. He is blessed with two daughters and a son, Kameela, Jamal and Yasmine.

With agency report


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