Wednesday 17 April 2024

P+ Measurement Services Reveals Q1 2024 Media Sentiment Report: Commercial Banks, Fintech, and Telcos Shine Amid Naira Fluctuations

Nigeria’s commercial banking, fintech, and telecommunications sectors have maintained excellent media interactions, marketing, and awareness since the start of 2024 despite the weakening of the Naira against the Dollar and its effect on businesses across the country. These were further enhanced by the remarkable data it gave the media in the first quarter of the year. This media analysis monitors more than 1.3 million online publications from blogs, news sites, broadcasts, forums, and digital media in the local and global media space, as well as about 5,115 print publications (including daily, weekly, and monthly publications), from which different metadata are extracted, including the sentiment of reporters, editors, publishers, and opinion writers from various online and print publications, spokesperson analysis, CEOs performances, and other topics.

Tuesday 16 April 2024

Develop products that address the exact needs of their customers, Mike Cook urges Fintechs

Amidst global economic challenges, businesses worldwide are striving for growth, with Africa emerging as a focal point for investment due to its vast potential. In this dynamic landscape, the fintech sector stands out, leveraging technological advancements to cater to the unbanked and underserved populations across the continent. However, achieving growth in such a competitive environment requires a nuanced understanding of customer needs.

Tesla Announces Over 10% Workforce Reduction Amidst Sales Challenges

Tesla, the trailblazing electric vehicle (EV) innovator, is embarking on a significant organizational shift, as revealed in an internal memo disclosed by Reuters on Monday. The memo outlines Tesla's intention to reduce its global workforce by more than 10%, citing a downturn in sales and intensified competition within the EV market.

Nigeria Advances as Key Players in Tech Steer Discourse on Ethical AI Development Across Africa

Nigeria's aspiration to spearhead the advancement and ethical application of artificial intelligence (AI) in Africa has gained remarkable traction as stakeholders steer discourse on new innovations. The recent convening of the "Developing the High-Level Strategy and Implementation Plan for a National AI Strategy for Nigeria" workshop, hosted by the Federal Government, underscores the nation's commitment to shaping the trajectory of this transformative technology.

Medic West Africa 2024: Stakeholders to Discuss Innovation and Collaboration in Healthcare Industry

All is now set for the 11th edition of Medic West Africa, the biggest healthcare exhibition and conference organized by Informa Markets, a global leader in event management. The much anticipated will take place from April 17th to 19th, 2024, at the prestigious Landmark Event Centre in Lagos, Nigeria. Over 6,000 healthcare professionals are expected to converge to discuss the progress and innovation within West Africa's healthcare landscape.

Monday 15 April 2024

Dubai Honours Sustainability Leaders at VerdExim Sustainability Awards

Dubai recently played host to the prestigious VerdExim Sustainability Awards, recognizing select startups from across the globe for their outstanding contributions to sustainability and their innovative solutions driving positive change worldwide.

UEFA EURO 2024: Hisense Unveils 'BEYOND GLORY' Campaign with Goalkeeping Icon Manuel Neuer as Brand Ambassador

Global home appliance giant Hisense today unveiled its 'BEYOND GLORY' campaign for UEFA EURO 2024, featuring the esteemed signing of Manuel Neuer, Germany's World Cup-winning goalkeeper and captain of FC Bayern Munich.

We Are Investigating Web of Fraudulent Activities within Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs — EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have revealed that an ongoing investigation into suspected fraudulent practices within the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development.

SERAP Calls on President Tinubu to Disclose Loan Agreements of Past Nigerian Presidents

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has issued a compelling plea to President Bola Tinubu, urging him to direct relevant ministries, departments, and agencies (MDAs) to furnish the organization with loan agreements procured during the tenures of former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Goodluck Jonathan, and Muhammadu Buhari.

NBA Africa Partners With Africell to Bring Indoor Basketball Court to Angola

National Basketball Association (NBA) Africa, in partnership with Africell, a leading mobile network operator in Africa, yesterday unveiled an exciting addition to Luanda, Angola: an indoor basketball court located at 1˚ de Maio on Av. Deolinda Rodrigues. The unveiling marks the beginning of a multiyear partnership aimed at utilizing basketball to positively impact the youth of Angola. 

Petralon Energy Champions Upstream Growth Discourse at 2024 African Energy Week

Petralon Energy, a prominent player in Africa's oil and gas landscape, is poised to lead discussions on the continent's upstream sector as the distinguished diamond sponsor of this year's African Energy Week (AEW): Invest in African Energy conference.

Wednesday 10 April 2024

LG Electronics Promotes Unity and Generosity Through Ramadan Iftar Celebration

LG Electronics, a global pioneer in technology and innovation, reaffirms its dedication to enriching communities by hosting a memorable Iftar feast during the sacred month of Ramadan. In line with its enduring commitment to social responsibility, LG Electronics warmly served delectable meals to numerous individuals facing hardships.

Friday 5 April 2024

Adidas Introduces Groundbreaking 'Female Field' Initiative to Promote Gender Inclusivity in Sports

Havas Middle East has revealed that Adidas has spearheaded a groundbreaking initiative known as the 'Female Field,' marking a significant step towards challenging societal norms and advocating for the transformative potential of sports among women and girls.

BUA Foods Records 23% Profit Growth, Reaching N112.1 Billion in 2023

In the face of challenging economic conditions, BUA Foods has demonstrated resilience and sustained growth, reporting a remarkable 23% increase in profit after tax to N112.1 billion for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2023. 

Abiola Lawal Named New Chief Executive Officer of Eterna Plc

Integrated energy company, Eterna Plc has announced the appointment of Mr. Abiola Lukman Lawal as its new Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer following the resignation of Mr. Benjamin Nwaezeigwe.