Friday, 19 July 2019

Abelinis clinches Guinness and Bosch accounts

Abelinis Limited, a Project Intelligent Company with special interest in events, activation and production, has won two new accounts: Guinness Nigeria and Bosch Applications & Tools.

Fenix announces leadership shakeup, reaches 500,000 customers in 6 markets

Fenix International, a company of ENGIE, offering Solar Home Systems across Africa has appointed co-founder and current Chief Operating Officer, Brian Warshawsky to the role of Cheif Executive Officer. He succeed the current CEO, Lyndsay Handler.

How Malta Guinness Shared Love With Zaria Emirate

Nigeria’s premium non-alcoholic Malt Drink, and Official Malt Drink of the Zaria and Bauchi Durbar Festivals, celebrated with the Muslim faithfuls in the northern parts of the country.

Industry Leaders Converge to Unpack Intelligent Enterprise Opportunities at SAP Innovation Day

About 600 East African business, innovation and technology leaders gathered in Nairobi today, Friday July 19, to discuss innovation opportunities for corporate and public sector organisations in the digital economy. The SAP Kenya Innovation Day featured a line-up of local and global SAP experts who hosted interactive sessions focused on key business and technology trends that are shaping the East African innovation landscape.

GTBank Holds 9th Annual Autism Conference July 30th - 31st

For the ninth year in a row, Africa’s foremost financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, will bring together some of the world’s leading experts in Autism for two days of critical discourse on supporting children and adults living with Autism in Africa. Organized as part of the GTBank’s Orange Ribbon Initiative, the Annual Autism Conference, will hold on the 30th and 31st of July 2019 at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos.

Don Jazzy, Miyonse, Uriel Unveiled as Indomie BBN Ambassadors

Fresh off his record label single release, Mavin Records boss Michael Collins Ajereh, popularly known as Don Jazzy, has been unveiled as one of the brand ambassadors for Instant Noodles brand, Indomie, for the ongoing reality show Big Brother Naija (BBN) ‘Pepper Dem’ show.

Hero Lager Presents Echefula, Never Forget Your Identity

Hero lager, a leading quality beer brand from the stable of International Breweries Plc, a proud part of the AB InBev family, has kicked off a unique campaign tagged Echefula-“Never Forget Your Identity” in Igbo dialect.

Thursday, 18 July 2019

NCC Commends Airtel Nigeria for Prioritizing Customer Experience

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has commended leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, for rolling out an innovative customer service programme to engage, delight and obtain feedback from telecommunications consumers.

Turkish Airlines adds Indonesia's world-famous holiday island, Bali to its flight network

Flying to more countries and international destinations than any other airline in the world, Turkish Airlines inaugurated its direct flights between its home base Istanbul and world-renowned tourist destination, Bali (Indonesia) on July 17, 2019.

Global HVAC Leader Trane appoints JMG Limited as new distributor in Nigeria

Trane, a global provider of indoor comfort systems and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, has entered into a new distribution agreement with JMG Limited in Nigeria, that will significantly expand and strengthen the distribution capacity of Trane in Nigeria.

Olatowun Candide-Johnson appointed Chairwoman of French delivery start-up kwik


The French start-up kwik has announced the appointment of Ms. Olatowun Candide-Johnson, a Nigerian lawyer and businesswoman, as Chairwoman of its supervisory board.  kwik, which aims to become the number 1 provider in the Nigerian last-mile delivery market, was founded by a French National, Romain Poirot-Lellig.

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

NCC remits N51.3b to Federal Government in Q1 2019

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has remitted N51.3 billion to the Federal Government’s Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) in the first quarter of 2019.

The remittance, according to the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC/CEO), NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, is in compliance with the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2007 (FRA 2007).

Konami seals exclusive Juventus partnership

Italian Serie A football club Juventus has signed an exclusive three-year partnership with Japanese video game developer Konami. As a result, Konami’s eFootball PES 2020 title will be the only football console game to officially include Juventus.

StarTimes agrees non-exclusive Major League Wrestling deal in sub-Saharan Africa

Pan-African pay-television broadcaster StarTimes has agreement to broadcast rights to US-based Major League Wrestling’s weekly hour-long program, MLW Fusion.

Oppo Deepens Brand Affinity With Extended Barcelona Global Partner Deal

Chinese smartphone brand Oppo has renewed its partnership with LaLiga club Barcelona. The company will continue to be one of the football club’s Global Partners for the next three seasons, through to June 30, 2022.