Thursday, 21 March 2019

CBN Applauds Ecobank’s Sustainability Efforts

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has recognized and awarded Ecobank Nigeria on its laudable sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. The CBN at its 2018 annual awards for sustainability in Lagos, recognized Ecobank’s activities in four categories which include Sustainability Bank of the Year; Sustainability Bank of the Year -oil and gas; Sustainability Bank of the Year -power sector and the Women Empowerment category  – the bank was first runners up in all four categories.

Again, Barclays becomes Official Banking Partner of Premier League

Barclays have renewed its partnership deal with the Premier League for three seasons, from 2019-20 to 2021-22.

Tara Durotoye, Kate Henshaw, Others to Speak at 2019 Global Possibilities Summit

Tara Durotoye, CEO of House of Tara; Kate Henshaw, the multi-award winning actress; Oke Maduwesi, CEO of Zaron cosmetics and Niyi Adesanya, of Fifth gear consulting have been announced as part of the speakers and panelists that will be leading the masterclasss session at the 2019 Global Possibilities Summit.

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

ABinBev Hires Temitope Oguntokun as Country Lead, Sustainability & Stakeholder Management

Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABinBev) has hired Temitope Oguntokun, Head of Sustainability and Brand at Lafarge Africa Plc (A member of the LafargeHolcim Group) as Country Lead, Sustainability and Stakeholder Management.

Eat’N’Go Expands Footprints in Nigeria with New Stores Nationwide

Eat’N’Go Limited, the leading franchisee for No. 1 Pizza making company in the world - Domino’s Pizza and its 2 other brands, Cold Stone Creamery and Pinkberry Gourmet Frozen Yoghurt, is adding new stores across several cities in Nigeria as part of its massive expansion project in 2019.

The launch of new stores at new locations nationwide reinforces the brand’s dedication to bringing the best global food brands and concepts to Nigeria and Africa at large.

Canon unveils exciting range of products in Nigeria

….Introduces the EOS R System, PIXMA TS9540 and the ZOEMINI

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA), leaders in imaging solutions, has reiterated its commitment to the Nigerian market by announcing the launch of three new exciting products – the EOS R System, PIXMA TS9540 and the ZOEMINI. The new range of printers and the camera are poised to expand Canon’s imagery range in Nigeria and help customers manage productivity.

NSE suspends Diamond Bank’s shares over court sanction of scheme of merger with Access Bank

The Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday suspended trading in the shares of Diamond Bank Plc following the court sanction of the Scheme of Merger with Access Bank Plc.

NBA, Youtube Partner to Launch Live Games on League’s First Channel in Sub-Saharan Africa

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and YouTube have announced the launch of the NBA’s first YouTube channel dedicated to fans in sub-Saharan Africa. In addition to featuring two live games per week in primetime for the rest of the 2018-19 season, including the Playoffs, Conference Finals and The Finals, the NBA Africa YouTube channel will celebrate the impact of African players in the NBA.

Orange signs sponsorship deal for Fifa Women's World Cup 2019

French telecom giant Orange has signed a new partnership with this year’s Fifa Women’s World Cup in France.

Nigeria: Government mulls VAT increase

Nigerians were yesterday told to brace for a possible increase in the Value Added Tax (VAT).

Boeing announces management shake-up amidst 737 aircraft crashes

Following two deadly crashes of its flagship 737 MAX aircraft, Boeing Co has announced management changes at its commercial airplanes unit on Tuesday, promoting some program leaders who will report directly to the division's chief, Ray Conner.

Apple introduces new iPad Air and iPad mini

Apple has officially updated its smallest tab-iPad Mini and the larger iPad Air. Both models have been brought up to parity with the iPhone XS and the iPad Pro with Apple’s A12 Bionic processor, which is up to three times faster than that in previous versions, which have chips dating back to 2014.

Ecobank storms Mushin with EcobankPay Zone

Ecobank Nigeria in its avowed commitment to deepen financial inclusion has launched an Ecobankpay zone at the Amu market, Mushin Lagos.

10 Key Drivers That Are Forcing Changes on Business Processes, People and Services

A new initiative by the global accountancy body, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has highlighted 10 key drivers that are already changing business processes, people and services. The report also addresses how the finance function within those businesses will need to prepare and adapt to meet transformative challenges.

NiRA Announces Entry for 2019 .ng Awards

Entry are now open for the 2019 .ng Awards organized by the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA). Nominations for the Awards commenced yesterday, Tuesday, 19th March, 2019 and will close at midnight on Monday 22nd April, 2019.