Monday, 13 August 2018

Accenture Nigeria Set to Unveil Innovation Index 2018

…To Reveal Tech and Transformative Trends in Financial Services

Accenture Nigeria has concluded the survey for the maiden edition of its Innovation Index which focuses on disruptive business, market and technology trends in the Nigerian financial services industry.

Friday, 10 August 2018

Ogun Secures First semi-final Tickets in 2018 Cowbellpedia Mathematics TV Quiz Show

The mental fireworks for 2018 Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics Television Quiz Show commenced last weekend with Ogun State representatives grabbing the first semi-final tickets of the competition, sponsored by Cowbell Milk, the flagship brand from Promasidor Nigeria Limited.

Thursday, 9 August 2018

Osun State Deploys Drones in Combating Livestock Theft, Attacks

To address the issue of livestock theft and attacks in Osun State, the state government has rolled out plans to employ the use of drones. This was revealed by the state’s Commissioner for Innovation, Science and Technology, Oluremi Omowaiye, during the ICTEL Expo 2018 in Lagos.

Global football fans await 2018/19 LaLiga Santander Season

In less than a fortnight, the most thrilling football competition in the world returns. There are plenty of changes afoot for the 2018/19 LaLiga Santander season, with a flurry of activity in the transfer market, three clubs fresh from promotion from LaLiga 1|2|3, and stadiums better equipped than ever to give fans the most thrilling experience possible.

Duet invests $50million in AJEAST Nigeria

Duet Private Equity Limited, a principal investor in emerging and frontier markets, have announced the acquisition of a majority stake in AJEAST Nigeria Limited. DPEL is investing in excess of  $50million into the transaction, a significant share of which is allocated as growth capital. 

GTBank Releases H1 2018 Audited Results, Reports Profit Before Tax Of ₦109.6 Billion

Guaranty Trust Bank plc has released its audited financial results for the period ended June 30, 2018 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges.

CIBN UK to Host Maiden Edition of International Bankers Conference in London

The international branch of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) United Kingdom, has concluded arrangements to hold the 1st Nigerian international Bankers Conference, on: “The Challenges of Regulatory Changes and De-Risking,” scheduled to hold in London, from August 30 to September 1, 2018.

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

SPAR Nigeria Partners Leverage Sports to Organize 2018 Sprintstar

As part of her youth engagement plan for pupils and students during the long vacation, SPAR, leading chain of hypermarket stores has organized the 2018 SprintStar Track Competition in partnership with Leverage Sports. The ongoing competition is taking place at the Dr. Philip Adegbile Sports Complex, Yaba College of Technology, Lagos.

Africa Communications Media Group appoints new MD

Africa Communications Media Group (ACG), which recently rebranded from Africommunications Group, have announced the appointment of its new Managing Director, Nonye Mpho Omotola. Co-Founder Mimi Kalinda will transition from the Managing Director role to take on the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) function.

Tantalizers Commences Raining Season Promo

Tantalizers Plc, one of Nigeria’s leading Quick Service Restaurant chains has commenced a raining season promotion to reward valuable customers and appreciate their patronage to the brand.

Ecobank announces finalists of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2018

Ecobank, the leading independent pan-African banking group, has announced the finalists for the 2nd edition of the annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge, a competition for Africa-focused technology start-ups. The list includes 11 fintech start-ups from across the continent and beyond.

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Airtel Reaffirms Commitment to Young Entrepreneurs, SMEs

…backs “25 Under 25 Entrepreneurs’ Award”

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has restated its commitment to the growth and development of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria with the view of deepening the economy.

CSR Lead, Airtel Nigeria, Chioma Okolie during the presentation of award to Tomiwa Talabi of Lagos Life at the SME 100 Nigeria’s 25 Entrepreneurs Under 25 Awards held at Terra Kulture on Saturday, August 4, 2018
Speaking on its partnership with SME 100 Nigeria’s 25 Under 25 Entrepreneurs Awards, Airtel stated that there is a growing recognition of the vital role that SMEs play in economic development, especially youth-run enterprises and it has become very important for all stakeholders to encourage and support youth entrepreneurs that are creating value.

Africa's rugby fan-bases hit 32.7 million as major global markets show strong growth

Rugby has nearly 800 million followers globally, while more than 338 million considering themselves fans, with India, China and the USA alone constituting almost 33 per cent of the population, according to the largest-ever market research into fan trends and perceptions conducted by World Rugby.

Juventus strengthen China ties with banking deal

Serie A champions Juventus have expanded their footprint in China through a deal with China Merchants Bank. The bank becomes the Italian club's regional partner.

BREAKING: Akpabio resigns as Minority Leader of senate

Senator Godswill Akpabio has tendered his resignation as Minority Leader of the Senate.