Friday, 7 December 2018

Enugu State Hails Promasidor for Career Guidance Initiative

The Managing Director of Promasidor Nigeria Limited, Mr. Anders Einarsson has pledged the commitment of the company to its career guidance initiative, “Harness Your Dream” as well as other youth development projects.

Visa Expands Global Football Portfolio Connecting with Fans around the World

Visa will build upon success of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia to bring more one-of-a-kind experiences to football fans globally.

Visa, the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, has announced partnerships with the Union of European Football Associations’ (UEFA) Women’s Football Competitions and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Total Africa Cup of Nations tournament to evolve its sponsorship portfolio and connect with fans around the world.

GE Nigeria launches e-learning portal at Lagos Garage Week 2018

In line with its commitment to skills development and the empowerment of entrepreneurs in Nigeria, GE, the world’s premier digital industrial company, yesterday launched an e-learning portal for its Lagos Garage advanced manufacturing training program with the objective of extending the training program’s reach to thousands of Nigerians across the country.

Visa signs seven-year women's football partnership with UEFA

Global payments technology company Visa has signed a landmark seven-year deal with Uefa for women’s football.

Thursday, 6 December 2018

Meet the Winners of the 2018 Nokia Bell Labs Prize

Nokia has announced the top three winners of its fifth annual Bell Labs Prize, an international competition for innovators with ideas that will significantly 'change the game' in the field of information and communications technologies by a factor of 10. The winners collectively earned $175,000 in cash prizes and are given the unique opportunity to collaborate with Nokia Bell Labs researchers to help realize their vision.

This year's Bell Labs Prize winners are:

China Reacts Over Canada Arrest of Huawei CFO

China has demanded that the United States and Canada should clarify why Canadian authorities since Saturday, December 1, has detained Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei’s chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou at the request of the US government.

Zenith Bank Wins Best Institution in Sustainability Reporting in Africa

Zenith Bank Plc has emerged the ‘Best Institution in Sustainability Reporting in Africa’ for the second consecutive year.

The bank won the award at this year’s Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAS) held in Lagos, in recognition of the publication of its 2017 Sustainability Report.

Applications for 2019 edition of $100m Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme opens Jan 1

On the 1st of January 2019, at 12 am, WAT, the Tony Elumelu Foundation will begin accepting applications for the fifth cycle of its Entrepreneurship Programme. 1,000 selected applicants will join the current 4,470 beneficiaries of the Programme.

Catalan Capital Derby Headlines LaLiga Santander Matchday 15 Schedule

The Catalan capital derby headlines this weekend’s LaLiga Santander Matchday 15 schedule, with current table-toppers Barcelona travelling to neighbours Espanyol in a schedule packed with neighbourly and historic rivalries.

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Industrial Expansion, Infrastructure Drive Take Centre Stage In Latest Report On Nigeria

Nigeria’s plans to boost the role played by manufacturing in the broader economy as part of its diversification efforts are analysed in a new report from the global research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG).

AEC2018: Moving the Africa Free Trade Area agreement ahead with quick win solutions

A total of 44 African nations signed the landmark African Continental Free Trade agreement earlier this year, with only 12 out of the required 22 countries ratifying the accord, but policy makers say there is time enough - and practical solutions - to move the process ahead.

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

And the Winner of the 2018 Nigeria Bankers Football Game is UBA!

The 2018 edition of the Nigeria Bankers Games came to a climax at the weekend at the YabaTech Sports Complex, Yaba Lagos, as United Bank for Africa (UBA) emerged champions of football event the of Games.

Ikoyi Club Set To Host Maiden Edition of Secondary School Tennis Tourney

 As part of its commitment to promote Lawn tennis game development in Nigeria. Tennis section of the prestigious Ikoyi Club is set to host the maiden edition of secondary school lawn tennis competition in partnership with Seven-Up bottling company in Lagos.

Coca-Cola Nigeria’s Safe Birth Initiative Recognized at 12th Annual SERAS Awards

Coca-Cola Nigeria Ltd has emerged best company in the Good Health and Well-being category at the 12th SERAS Awards.

LaLiga Stars Shine As Luka Modrić Wins Ballon D’or

For the past 10 years, the best footballer of each calendar year has been playing for a Spanish club.

The very best players in the world call LaLiga their home. The Ballon d’Or award for the best player in each calendar year has been running since 1956 and the prize has been given to a Spain-based player on 22 occasions, this year going to Real Madrid’s midfielder Luka Modrić. The Croatian finished top of the podium, ahead of his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo and ahead of Atlético Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann.