Friday, 18 January 2019

Hymnodia: Participants Hurry to Meet January 21 Entry Deadline

Nigerians gifted in hymns rendition have been rushing to file in their entries to meet the Monday, January 21, 2019 deadline for Hymnodia, an entertainment reality TV show aimed at redefining the perception on hymns and its culture.

Third edition of the NPFL-LaLiga coaching clinic set to kick off in Abuja

As a follow-up to the success recorded in its first two editions, the Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL) and LaLiga are set to kick off the third edition of the NPFL-LaLiga annual coaching clinic. The five-day clinic is expected to have about 100 youth coaches in attendance and will take place at the National Stadium, Abuja from Monday the 21st to Friday the 25th of January, 2019.

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Flutterwave Partners Visa To Launch Payment Service GetBarter

Nigeria Fintech startup, Flutterwave has partnered with Visa to launch a consumer payment product for Africa called GetBarter. The app-based offering is aimed at facilitating personal and small merchant payments within countries and across Africa’s national borders. Existing Visa cardholders can send and receive funds at home or internationally on GetBarter.

Eat’n’Go Records Milestone Achievements, Celebrates Employees at 2018 Gala Night

Eat’N’Go Limited, leading franchisee for No. 1 Pizza making company in the world - Domino’s Pizza and its two other brands, Cold Stone Creamery and Pinkberry Gourmet Frozen Yoghurt, has highlighted its 2018 achievements showcasing new outlets, international recognitions and employee rewards. Following a successful year, the organization also hosted its annual Gala Night in December, to recognize and award dedicated staff across all its locations in Nigeria.

First Bank Targets Single NPL Ratio by Year End

It is no doubt that one of the financial institutions huge bad loans is First Bank Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc.

Mr Adesola Adeduntan, Managing Director/CEO of First Bank
However, the management of the lender is working tirelessly to ensure the non-performing loan (NPL) ratio of the company is cut from double-digits to a single digit.

Real Madrid Host Sevilla A World Away From September’s First Meeting

Sevilla versus Real Madrid back in late September was a key game in each team’s 2018/19 LaLiga Santander campaign so far, but things have changed considerably on both sides ahead of Saturday afternoon’s reverse fixture at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Ikeja Electric cautions public against activities around power lines

…Restates commitment to safety of lives and property

In a renewed commitment to its high safety standards, Nigeria’s leading electricity distribution company, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), has cautioned the public under its network against building structures and engaging in social and economic activities under power lines.   

Global Experts Make 2019 Media Predictions for AI, AR, Voice

Connected intelligence is leading the way in transforming media, and Nigel Hollis asked some of its global experts across Kantar to create 12 lively predictions for 2019.

SA's Mediamark Appoints Wayne Bischoff As New CEO

South Africa's creative shop, Mediamark has announced the appointment of Wayne Bischoff as new Chief Executive Officer following Werner Lindemann's resignation.

Coronation Research issues 2019 Economic Outlook for Nigeria, with ‘A Tale of Two Halves’

In its 2019 economic outlook report titled “A Tale of Two Halves”, Coronation Research – industry-leader and a subsidiary of Coronation Asset Management Limited–believes the narrative for the Nigerian economy in 2019 is largely hinged around the performance of the oil.

Individualized Therapies and The Future Of Drug Regulation

As science continues to uncover new applications of cell, tissue, and gene therapies, regulators are adopting a more flexible, forward-looking perspective on safety and effectiveness.

Nigeria's Inflation hits seven-month high at 11.44%

The consumer price index (CPI) which measures inflation, increased by 11.44 per cent (year-on-year) in December 2018; a 0.16 per cent increase from the 11.28 per cent recorded in November.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

US Soccer rides with Volkswagen

The United States Soccer Federation (US Soccer) has sealed a multi-year dollar partnership deal with Volkswagen.

iSON Group Shines at the 2018 NiTA Awards

iSON Group, Africa’s leading IT and ITeS companies with presence in about 14 countries in Africa clinched four awards at the recently concluded 2018 Nigerian Technology Awards, held in Lagos, Nigeria. iSON Technologies a subsidiary of iSON Group bagged the I.T Services & Support Company of the Year and the Managed Services & Support Company of the Year awards while iSON BPO International Limited carted away the Contact Centre & BPO Operator of the Year awards as well at the Nigeria Technology Awards (NiTA)  and  Business Excellence Award (BEXA) ceremony.

Turkish Airlines reached the 80.2% Load Factor in December 2018

Turkish Airlines, who has recently announced its passenger and cargo traffic results for December 2018, reached 80.2% load factor in that month. Growth in the number of passengers, revenue per kilometer and load factor, is an important indicator of the continued growing interest in Turkey and Turkish Airlines at the end of the year as well.