Monday, 6 December 2021

Burna Boy: Nigeria’s biggest export continues to dominate African markets in 2021

The global music industry is turning its attention to Africa, and Nigeria’s new generation of artists is quickly becoming its biggest success -- thanks to a combination that includes talented artists, exceptional producers, DJs, local and international promoters, leading entertainment PR and marketing professionals, and a growing local audience. 

Creating a more connected smart home with LG ThinQ

...Intelligent Technology from LG Connects Home Appliances for Better Functionality, Personalization and Ease

It’s no longer news to say that innovations and advances in technology can have a profound change in lifestyles. While smart homes and smart products have clearly been embraced by mainstream consumers, what hasn’t been clear is what benefits users are actually getting in return for their investments. LG Electronics (LG) aims to be a positive force in the new age of the smart home, illustrating the clear benefits of smart home technology via the LG ThinQ app.

BREAKING: Emirates Lands in Nigeria in Style [PHOTOS]

Emirates has today touched down in both Abuja and Lagos, marking the restart of daily services to Nigeria from Dubai. It received a spectacular water cannon welcome at Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos. 

Thousands Troop Out For Bigi Sponsored Nigerian Idol Season 7 Auditions

The refreshing journey to stardom has begun in Nigeria as over four thousand talented singers, young up-and-coming musical talents trooped en-masse to Colossus Hotel, Ikeja-Lagos, to audition for the Nigerian Idol season 7 music reality show.

Why Wema Bank Signed Davido as Brand Ambassador

Nigeria's leading digitally-driven financial institution, Wema Bank today announced the signing of Davido as Brand Ambassador for its digital bank, ALAT By Wema. The bank formalised the partnership at a ceremony on Friday, December 3 when the musician signed the dotted lines.

PSBs Are Critical to Financial Inclusion Drive - 9PSB CEO

The Chief Executive Officer, 9PSB, Branka Mracajac has stressed the importance of Payment Service Banks (PSBs) in supporting the country’s financial inclusion drive. She declared that PSBs offer last-mile delivery of financial solutions to the unbanked, under-banked and underserved who in most cases are neglected due to geographical and infrastructural barriers.

Meta fuels SMB growth with ‘Good Ideas Deserve to Be Found’ campaign in Nigeria

Meta, has announced the launch of the ‘Good Ideas Deserve To Be Found' campaign to spotlight the inspiring stories of the people behind the businesses who are using Meta technologies to achieve a social purpose and do impactful things across several industries. Through this campaign, Meta aims to fuel the growth of indigenous small and medium businesses and empower them to further realise their ambitions.

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.