Wednesday, 1 December 2021

Red Star Foundation Reiterates Commitment to Education

Red Star Foundation, the Social Corporate Responsibility arm of Red Star Express Plc, has reiterated its commitment to supporting education through scholarship award grants. In this year’s edition, twelve (12) students were awarded scholarships as part of its annual Scholarship Scheme, with mentors appointed to properly guide the scholars. This took place recently in Lagos

Stanbic IBTC Bank Announces Appointment of Sola David-Borha as Chairman of Board

The Board of Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC (“the Bank”) has announced the appointment of Mrs. Sola David-Borha as Chairman of the Board, effective 26 November 2021.

MTN Nigeria Launches N97.2b Public Offer to Retail Investors

MTN Group Ltd. said Tuesday that it is launching a public offering for the placing of up to 575 million shares held in MTN Nigeria, which will be priced at N169 a share.

Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Applications for US Embassy TechWomen 2022 Open

TechWomen, a professional exchange program that aims to empower, connect and support the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) has announced a call for application for its 2022 initiative, which will allow participants realize their full professional potential.
When applying, women will select one of six tracks:  information technology, green technology, science, internet, biotechnology, or telecommunications.

Asia Africa Chamber of Commerce Kicks Off, Appoints Africa President, Unveils Take-off Projects

“Malaysian and Asian exporters should not lose sight of the US$3.4 trillion markets that Africa, via Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), has to offer,” said Mr. RJ. Liow, Chairman of the newly founded Chamber of Commerce in Malaysia - Asia Africa Chamber of Commerce (AACC).

NSSF Innovation Strengthens Social support to Kenyans

The events of the past eighteen months have cast a spotlight on the ability of states to support vulnerable citizens during times of crisis. 

Jack Dorsey Resigns as Twitter CEO... Why Parag Agrawal Takes Over

Twitter co-founder and Chief Executive Jack Dorsey announced today his departure from the microblogging network services. The company confirmed that CTO Parag Agrawal would succeed him and take a seat on the board, effective immediately, while Bret Taylor is taking over as the board’s new chairman.

Thursday, 25 November 2021

The Black Friday Culture: Jiji Nigeria Stands Tall

The Black Friday culture which is now associated with online marketplaces has become quintessential for e-commerce in Nigeria and internationally. Originating from the United States and used as a term to define the Friday after Thanksgiving, many stores would offer highly discounted sales in celebration of the holidays. 

Together4ALimb: Stanbic IBTC holds Seventh Edition

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, recently held the seventh edition of its flagship Corporate Social Investment Initiative to create awareness for children living with limb loss.

Wednesday, 24 November 2021

ALAT by Wema Emerges 2021 Most Outstanding Digital Bank Brand

It was another night of recognition for Nigeria's first fully digital bank, ALAT by Wema as it was awarded the 'Most Outstanding Digital Bank Brand of the Year Award' at the 2021 Brandcom Awards.

Spotify launches Ad Studio in Jamaica, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda

Spotify’s self-serve ad platform, Ad Studio, launched this week in Jamaica, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, making this innovative advertising medium available to even more artists around the globe. 

Al Jazeera partners with Arewa24 to dub documentaries, series into Hausa for 40 million viewers in northern Nigeria

Al Jazeera English documentaries and series, dubbed into the Hausa language, will soon be available to AREWA24’s 40+ million viewers in Northern Nigeria, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon through a new Distribution Agreement recently concluded between Al Jazeera and AREWA24.

Brandcom 2021: Fearless Energy Drink Wins Brand of the Year Award

The market leadership position of Fearless energy drink has been validated with the laurel of the "Most Outstanding Energy Drink Brand of the Year" at the 2021 Brandcom Award which placed the premium brand ahead of others in its category.

Monday, 22 November 2021

NBA, ExxonMobil, PanAfricare Marks Power Forward Anniversary with Donation of Sports Kits to Schools in Abuja

In its drive to positively impact youths in Nigeria through Basketball and other ideas, Power Forward, a youth development initiative of ExxonMobil, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the international NGO, PanAfricare recently held its 8th anniversary in Abuja with Basketball competition amongst schools.

McEnies Global Communications, Perfect Clicks and Ruby Models Launch to Offer Integrated Solutions for Nigerians

In its commitment to the process of brands engagement and detailed brand storytelling, McEnies Global Communications has officially launched as a 360-degree marketing communications powerhouse with cross-solution services delivered by two new other businesses – Perfect Clicks Signature, a creative visual production firm and modelling services agency, Ruby Models. The three-in-one businesses were unveiled on Friday, November 19th, 2021 at a grand event held in Ibadan, Oyo State.