Friday, 18 May 2018

Promasidor Felicitates With Muslims At Ramadan

Promasidor Nigeria Limited, makers of highly nutritious and fortified Cowbell and Loya Milk, has felicitated with Muslims in the country on the commencement of the Ramadan fast.

Pan-African Bank Ecobank Wins Best Digital Strategy Award

Ecobank won the Best Digital Strategy Award at the Retail Banker International’s prestigious awards ceremony held at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London last week.

CIMA Africa and ICAN sign groundbreaking MOU

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Africa and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) have announced the completion of processes that would lead to signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to enable ICAN members complete an accelerated route to earn the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation. An event to formalize the signing of the MOU between the two bodies has been scheduled to hold in Abuja on Monday, 21st May.

Nutritionist Commends Chivita's 'No-added Sugar' Commitment

The National Publicity Secretary of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Mr. Olusola Malomo, has hailed the juice making standards of Chivita100% fruit juice, the flagship brand of Chi Limited, and its commitment to 'no-added sugar' process, describing it as a healthy substitute for raw fruits.
L-R: Senior Brand Manager (Juice, Nectar and Still Drinks), Chi Limited, Ademola Mafikuyomi; Head, Research and Development, Chi Limited, Ernest Ighravwe; and National Publicity Secretary, Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Olusola Malomo, at the unveiling of the Chivita ‘no-added sugar’ campaign in Lagos.

Thursday, 17 May 2018

Etihad Encourages “Over-Packers” To Donate During Holy Month of Ramadan

In the spirit of Ramadan, Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has unveiled its “Giant Suitcase” initiative. With more than 75 per cent of travellers admitting to over-packing clothes for their holidays, this programme will provide them with the opportunity to do-good through a simple donation programme.

CMC Connect Burson-Marsteller Wins Gold SABRE Awards

…As President Buhari congratulates CMC Boss on his re-election as APRA President
Founder & Chair of the Holmes Group, Paul Holmes;  Executive Director, CMC Connect Burson Marsteller, Mr. Raheem Olabode and APRA President & Group Managing Director, CMC Connect Limited Mr. Yomi Badejo-Okusanya, receiving  the Holmes Report Continental SABRE Awards in Gaborone, Botswana recently.
CMC Connect Burson-Marsteller, a premier perception management consulting firm, won 2018 Gold SABRE Award for Public Relations campaign in the public sector/government category at the just concluded 30th African Public Relations Association’s annual conference held in Gaborone, Botswana.

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Emirates provides special Ramadan service for customers observing the holy month


  • The airline will mark Eid Al Fitr celebrations on board with sweets for customers

Emirates will commence its signature Ramadan service for customers during the holy month, expected to begin on May 17th. Emirates’ Ramadan service consists of specially crafted iftar meals on board, relevant programming on its ice inflight entertainment system, and the distribution of dates and water on the ground for those breaking their fast.

Alleged Negligence, Breach Of Contract: N6.7bn Suit slammed on Union Bank

A multinational Oil company, Petrocam Trading Nigeria Limited, has slammed N6.75 suit on Union bank of Nigeria Plc over an alleged negligence and breach of contract.

Shashank Manohar elected unopposed as ICC chairman till 2020

India's Shashank Manohar has been re-elected to serve as the independent chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for second term. He emegered unopposed.

When Canon Europe’s Head of Emerging Markets Business Visited Nigeria

With the aim of strengthening business opportunity and reaffirming Canon’s commitment to the region, Canon Europe’s Head of Emerging Markets Business Unit, Stefano Zenti recently arrived in Nigeria. During his visit Stefano has met the winners of the #MyNaija competition along with the local industry leaders and customers in a visit focused around Canon’s commitment to investing and expanding its presence in Nigeria.

Emirates Group Announces 2017-18 results


  • Group records 30th consecutive year of profit of AED 4.1 billion (US$ 1.1 billion)
  • Emirates reports a profit of AED 2.8 billion (US$ 762 million), 124% better than the previous year

The Emirates Group has announced its 30th consecutive year of profit and steady business expansion.

Released today in its 2017-18 Annual Report, the Emirates Group posted a profit of AED 4.1 billion (US$ 1.1 billion) for the financial year ended 31 March 2018, up 67% from last year. The Group’s revenue reached AED 102.4 billion (US$ 27.9.billion), an increase of 8% over last year’s results, and the Group’s cash balance increased by 33% to AED 25.4 billion (US$ 6.9 billion) supported by the bond issued in March and strong sales due to the early Easter holidays at the end of March.

FBN MD, Announced as Keynote Speaker for the Business in Africa Conference

Organizers of Business in Africa conference has been confirmed Dr Adesola Adeduntan, Managing Director of First Bank of Nigeria as the keynote speaker of its 2018 edition.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Barça's unbeaten LaLiga record ends at Levant

...Villarreal and Sevilla clinch Europa League spots

Barcelona’s bid for a historic unbeaten campaign ended in dramatic fashion at Levante, while we now know who will represent LaLiga in Europe next season.

Kaspersky Lab moves core infrastructure from Russia to Switzerland

As part of its Global Transparency Initiative, Kaspersky Lab is adapting its infrastructure to move a number of core processes from Russia to Switzerland. This includes customer data storage and processing for most regions, as well as software assembly, including threat detection updates. To ensure full transparency and integrity, Kaspersky Lab is arranging for this activity to be supervised by an independent third party, also based in Switzerland.

Tantalizers opens new outlet in Ikare Akoko

One of the leading brands in the nation’s Quick Service Restaurant sector in Nigeria, Tantalizers has opened a new outlet in Ikare Akoko, Ondo State, bringing the brand’s number of outlets to over 60 across the country.