Monday, 19 February 2018

Arsenal announce five-year extension to Emirates sponsorship deal

Emirates and Arsenal have announced a five-year extension to their long-running shirt partnership. This will see Emirates branding feature on the shirts and training kit of all of our teams until the end of the 2023/2024 season.

Serena Williams Becomes Lincoln Ambassador, Stars in New Navigator Campaign

Tennis living legend Serena Williams has agreed an endorsement deal with the Lincoln division of the Ford Motor Company.

Tech Startups Can Now Apply For UNICEF Innovation Fund

Application is now open for the UNICEF Innovation Fund. The Fund is looking to make $50,000 - $90,000 equity-free investments to provide early stage (seed) finance to for-profit technology start-ups that have the potential to benefit humanity.

Friday, 16 February 2018

Secondary Schools in Lagos Gear up for PZ Cussons Chemistry Challenge 2018

Nigeria’s number one pure science competition, PZ Cussons Chemistry Challenge (PZCCC) competition has commenced registration for its 5th edition. The competition which is an initiative of the PZ Cussons foundation and supported by some of its premium brands; Premier and Nunu Milk, is designed to promote the study of chemistry through open competition amongst public and private secondary schools in Lagos.

Nigerian Breweries Declares N33b Dividend For 2017

The Board of Directors of Nigerian Breweries Plc has announced its results for the 2017operating year with a dividend recommendation of N33 billion to its shareholders. The recommendation, which amounts to a total dividend of N4.13 (four Naira thirteen kobo) per share for the 2017 operating year was part of the company’s filing to The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday, 15th February 2018.

NFF President Amaju Pinnick to open African Football Alliance

Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick is slated to open the West African launch of the African Football Alliance (AFA) as part of the Football Africa Forum holding on 19-20 February 2018 at the Best Western Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Thursday, 15 February 2018

C&F Porter Novelli Appoints Ini Udoh Head of Business Development, Operations

C&F Porter Novelli has appointed Ini Udoh as Head of Business Development and Operations, with responsibilities for leading business, growing client relationships, driving change and championing campaigns including delivering growth for both clients and agency.

PwC leads professional services sector in Global Brand Index

PwC leads the professional services sector, as one of the top 50 brands world-wide in the annual Brand Finance Global 500.

The Global 500 is a list of the strongest and most valuable brands world-wide, with top positions dominated by the technology sector.

Yellow House wins Beehive School 2018 inter-sports competition

Yellow House has successfully defended its position as the best house in Beehive School as it emerged champions of the school’s 2018 inter-house sports competition for the second year in a row. The house came tops with a total of 28 medals consisting of twelve gold, ten silver and six bronze medals.

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Emirates firms up orders for 36 A380s worth US$ 16 billion

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, today signed a contract for 20 additional A380 aircraft and 16 options, firming up the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that was announced in January. The total agreement for 36 aircraft is valued at US$16 billion based on latest list prices. Deliveries are to start as early as 2020.

Accenture Tech Vision 2018: Advancing Technology Fueling Intelligent Enterprises; Requires Fundamental Shift in Leadership

Rapid advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies are accelerating the creation of intelligent enterprises and enabling companies to integrate themselves into people’s lives, according to Accenture Technology Vision 2018, the annual technology report from Accenture that predicts key technology trends likely to disrupt business over the next three years. However, capitalizing on growth opportunities while also having a positive impact on society requires a new era of leadership that prioritizes trust and greater responsibility.

Amo Group Honours Toromade, Names Feed Mill After Him

Amo Group of companies, the second largest integrated poultry business in Nigeria has commended the efforts of their immediate past Group Head, Policy and Strategy, Pastor Francis Toromade for his selfless and meritorious service and named one of their feed mills after him.

Rohingya Refugees Get Humanitarian Supports from Etihad Aviation Group

More than 3,000 Rohingya families in Bahukhali Bazar in Bangladesh received garments, dry food packages, and blankets during the launch of Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) humanitarian aid mission in support of Rohingya refugee families.

Excitement, Encomium as Airtel Launches 4G in Ibadan

….Telco set to launch 4G in Lagos, other Cities in coming months

L-R: Hon. Saheed Fijabi, Chairman, House Committee on Communications, National Assembly, Abuja; Segun Ogunsanya, MD & CEO, Airtel Nigeria; Sen. Ademola Adeleke, Senator representing Osun West, Osun State and Sen. Olabiyi Durojaiye, Chairman, Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) the launch of Airtel 4G in Ibadan on Tuesday, 13th February, 2018 
Ibadan, Oyo State, 13th February, 2018 – Leading telecoms operator, Airtel Nigeria, today, officially announced the deployment of its 4G (LTE - Long Term Evolution) service in the historic city of Ibadan at an electrifying event attended by a broad stakeholder group comprising key government officials, traditional rulers, corporate bigwigs and telecoms consumers across Oyo State.

Nigeria, Namibia’s young artists called to ‘Give art life’

...Enter for 2018 L’Atelier Art Competition

The L’Atelier art competition is one of the longest-running and most prestigious visual arts competitions on the African continent. It was established in South Africa 33 years ago, but in recent years has been expanded to include a number of other African countries in order to reach more young artists and further the unparalleled opportunities it affords those who participate in the competition. For the first time in its history, this now includes the countries of Nigeria and Namibia.