Nikoll Lesi is a journalist and media entrepreneur. He co-founded Koha Jonë newspaper in Lezha in 1991 and sports daily Sport Ekspres in 1997. He was elected as Member of the Parliament in 1997, 2001 and 2005 first as independent and later for various parties or coalitions. He sold Koha Jonë newspaper in 2007 to his old business partner Aleksandër Frangaj, but Frangaj resold the newspaper in 2013 for the same amount. Since 2013, Nikoll Lesi is the owner and the administrator of the Koha Jone.
Koha Jone LLC (100%)
The ownership structure and financial statement are publicly available on the Albanian National Business Registry. The financial data provided are for 2016. The Central Bank's average exchange rate for 2016 was used to convert the amounts into USD. See sources for more. Nikoll Lesi replied to the information request made by MOM team on 15 January 2018. Market share is calculated as company revenues in percent of total revenues of 12 print media companies. See sources for more.