Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Curve Communications Appointed as PR Agency for Hollywood & African Prestigious Awards

Curve Communications Limited as been appointed by Hollywood and African Prestigious Awards (HAPAwards) as its international Public Relations agency for the 2018 edition of the awards.

Etihad Airways, Swiss Seal Codeshare Agreement

Etihad Airways and Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) have launched a new codeshare partnership with bookings effective immediately.

7th Innovention Series Holds Tomorrow at Civic Centre Lagos

All roads leads to Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos tomorrow for the 7th edition of the Innovention series, a platform to examine the question of Africa’s development. This edition will be looking into the prospects in the creative industry and the emergence of a new crop of Africa storytellers bringing a new dimension to African narrative for a global audience. The theme for the event is “Building Africa’s Fortune through Mediatainment”.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Promasidor Career Workshop for Secondary School Holds in Abeokuta

Promasidor Nigeria Limited, makers of Cowbell Milk, Loya Milk, Top Tea, Onga and other quality brands, will hold the second edition of Promasidor’s Harness Your Dream, a career guidance workshop for public secondary school students, at the African Church Grammar School, Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

GE & FieldCore repowers production at Metahara Sugar factory in Ethiopia

GE’s Power Services business  and FieldCore, GE’s customer-focused field services company, announced to have successfully restarted Metahara Sugar factory in Ethiopia, seven months after the plant was severely damaged by a major thunderstorm. The outage execution service of two steam turbines, which lasted 20 days, succeeded in bringing back 5000 person workforce and solving sugar scarcity for Ethiopia’s more than 100million population. 

Promasidor Nigeria Honours 254 Employees

Promasidor Nigeria Limited, makers of Cowbell Milk, Top Tea, Onga and other quality products, at the weekend, honoured 254 of its employees who have put in several years in its service. The award ceremony, which was held in Lagos, brought together the company’s employees, relatives and distributors from different parts of the country.

Octopus: Heritage Bank attains ISO 27001 Information Security Management Certification

Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative banking service provider, has achieved the Information Security Management Certification from International Standards Organisation (ISO).

Transport & Safety Week 2018: Safety is a way of life, the way we work at Guinness - Akoji Amedu

Guinness Nigeria Plc, a subsidiary of Diageo Plc, recently held its 2018 Transport and Safety Week, to reiterate the importance of safety both on and off the road.

Unity Bank denies report of planned $1b investment by Milost Global Inc

Against a report credited to Bloomberg, Nigeria’s Unity Bank Plc on Tuesday denied  that Milost Global Inc planned to invest USD1 billion in the bank.

Monday, 19 March 2018

Will Manchester City Swap Nike for Puma?

In huge kit deal worth £45m per year, Manchester City according to emerging reports could be the next top team to partner with Puma as their existing contract with Nike begins to near its end.

How Snapchat Lost $800m Over Offensive Rihanna Ad

Following a recent offensive ad post on Snapchat, Rihanna took to her Instagram story to call out the company for making light of domestic violence.

Stanbic IBTC offers youth practical lessons on financial knowledge

Stanbic IBTC Bank, a member of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, has raised the bar in financial literacy education while commemorating this year’s Financial Literacy Day 2018 as part of activities lined up to mark the Global Money Week 12 – 18 March, 2018. The bank moved the full apparatus of its mobile ATM van from Lagos to Ibadan Grammar School, one of the 31 allocated schools across the country where senior executives of the bank including its chief executive made presentations to students on financial literacy.

FG Approves Cisco Networking Academy in Federal Unity Colleges

The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry of Education has approved the Cisco Networking Academy Program as well as the establishment of 6 Internet of things (IoT) innovation centres across the Federal Unity Colleges in the six geo-political zones of Nigeria.

2019 Elections: Nigeria Bloggers Flag Off Social Media Campaign #GetInvolved

The Guild of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria (GPBN) has embarked on sensitisation campaigns to mobilise Nigerians to register in the on-going Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) ahead of 2019 general elections.

Samsung scores with Zlatan Ibrahimović

Sweden and Manchester United footballer star Zlatan Ibrahimović has signed signed a brand ambassadorship deal with South Korean smartphone brand, Samsung.