Friday, 16 November 2018

BAP, House of Oduduwa Tell the Untold Story of Queen Moremi

...Stage Performance to Begin December 21st 2018 at Terra Arena 

In an attempt to tell an authentic African story of the heroine of the Yoruba race, Queen Moremi, award winning Bolanle Austen-Peters Productions and House of Oduduwa have collaborated to premier a stage play titled “Queen Moremi The Musical”.

OBG 2019 Report On Nigeria’s Economy To Map Out Shifting Regulatory Landscape

  • Stillwaters Law signs second MoU with Oxford Business Group

A forthcoming report by the global research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) will highlight the overhaul earmarked for Nigeria’s regulatory framework, which forms part of the country’s broader reform programme.

Nokia releases upgraded CloudBand Infrastructure Software to secure 5G cloud deployments

....Enhance service delivery and reduce costs for customers

Nokia yesterday announced its latest CloudBand Infrastructure Software to give communication service providers (CSPs) and other customers sharper cloud management solutions that improve service delivery and significantly reduce operating costs as 5G deployments get underway.

ESET, Airtel Unveil Mobile Security Offering for Smartphone Users

ESET, the leader in Cybersecurity research has announced the launch of a new mobile security product specially designed for Airtel Nigeria subscribers.

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Metrofile Group Appoints Babatunde Osho as Nigerian CEO

Leading information and records management company, Metrofile Group, has announced the appointment of Mr. Babatunde Osho as it’s new Managing Director for Nigeria.

Red Star Express Welcomes New Chairman

One of Nigeria’s leading logistics companies, Red Star Express has welcomed a new chairman to head its Board of Directors. This became necessary as the incumbent chairman, Dr Mohammed Koguna retired from the Red Star services after serving in the same capacity for 26 years.

Emirates expands partnership with Uber to offer more customers a seamless travel journey

Emirates has expanded its exclusive global partnership with Uber based on outstanding customer feedback for an end-to-end travel experience. Passengers travelling on Emirates Economy Flex Plus and Emirates Economy Flex fares from more than 20 global destinations can now avail special discounted airport rides from and to Dubai International Airport.

Romantic Comedy “CHARMED” set to Premiere

CHARMED, a romantic comedy film produced by Verte View is set to hit cinemas on Friday, November 23, 2018.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Stanbic IBTC empowers youth on financial literacy

In recognition of the importance of financial literacy in making informed financial decisions, Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, a member of Standard Bank Group, deployed its senior personnel to 31 schools across six selected states in the country in line with CBN’s financial literacy drive to educate students on the benefits of financial planning and a savings culture.

AU, APRA Resolve to Tackle Africa’s Image Challenges

The African Union Commission (AUC) has once again reiterated its resolve to work with the African Public Relations Association (APRA) in tackling the reputation challenges of Africa. This assertion was made when the Deputy Chairperson of the AUC received the President of APRA, Mr Yomi Badejo-Okusanya in his office in Addis Ababa.

Sterling Bank launches world first digital commodity market

Sterling Bank Plc yesterday set Nigeria on the global record with the launch of the world’s first fully digital, end-to-end blockchain-based commodity trading and financing platform.

Orange accelerates its multi-service operator strategy in Africa

In the field of telephony as in many others, Africa has jumped a technological step by moving directly to mobile. The outlook of the smartphone market is still seeing exponential growth. It is estimated that at least 660 million Africans (against 336 million in 2016) will be equipped with a smartphone by 2020.

This breakthrough can be explained by several factors, led largely because Orange is fully mobile: it has established mobile payment services (via the Orange Money service), it continues to invest in mobile internet coverage (14 Orange countries with 4G) and it offers affordable prices to provide accessibility to all.

NECA Slams the National Lottery Regulatory Commission for Breach of the Rule of Law

The Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association (NECA) has expressed its shock and utter dismay at the gruff actions and jungle behaviour of Mr. Lanre Gbajabiamila, new D.G. of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) in shutting down the offices and business premises of Nigeria Brewery Plc across the nation.

ADVAN Celebrates 25th Anniversary with “The Power of Story Telling”

The Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN) has announced a series of weeklong activities to mark its 25th anniversary, culminating in the ADVAN marketing excellence awards slated for the 18th of November. The ADVAN anniversary week with the theme “The Power of Story Telling” gives the leading marketing association in Nigeria and its members the opportunity to emphasize on the strategic importance of story telling in nation building and driving economic growth , a role they have played so well over the last 25 years.

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Jumia Commends Framework For eCommerce Regulation in Nigeria

The Chief Executive Officer of Jumia Nigeria, Mrs Juliet Anammah has described the recent tripartite motion by the Consumer Protection Council (CPC), the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), and the Nigeria Custom Service (NCS) on the urgent need for government to develop a framework to regulate the activities of eCommerce platforms in Nigeria, as a round peg in a round hole. She assured the government that Jumia will continue to offer necessary supports to ensure such framework is developed with the purpose of protecting unsuspecting shoppers online.