Tuesday, 20 October 2020

adidas unveils Recyclable UltraBOOST DNA Loop Sneakers

Sportswear giant Adidas has launched a fully recyclable sustainable running shoe as part of its ‘Made to be Remade’ project. The Adidas UltraBoost DNA Loop, was unveiled as part of the sportswear brand’s new Creators Club Week, and have been created from a single material with zero glue. 

Jubilee Insurance and Allianz forge Strategic Partnership

...aim to expand and broaden the insurance markets across East Africa

Jubilee Holdings Limited (“JHL” or “Jubilee Insurance”), East Africa’s largest insurance group, and Allianz, one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers, have signed an agreement to establish a strategic partnership in the five African countries where Jubilee Insurance currently operates. 

Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Announces Speaker Line-up for AWIEF2020 Conference

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has announced plans to hold its 6th Annual Conference and Awards on 2nd and 3rd December 2020. Since its inception, the AWIEF has remained Africa’s largest and most prestigious women entrepreneurship platform where participants can network, connect and build new business relationships.

COVID-19: IAA Hosts High Pitch Conversations to Review Brands & Industry Impact

To review the impact of the global crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses in the Marketing Communications Industry and its implication on brands, the International Advertising Association (IAA) Nigeria Chapter is set to hold the maiden edition of its High Pitch Conversation event with the topic, “COVID-19 and the Power of Empathy Marketing”.  

All Set For Virtual 2020 Africa Fintech Summit

...over 1,000 attendees and 60+ speakers calling in from 10 different time zones across 6 continents

The fifth Africa Fintech Summit will be hosted virtually this year through the Accelevents platform on November 9th, 10th, and 12th, 2020. The Summit takes place at the backdrop of the global COVID-19 pandemic that has brought an unprecedented need for digital trade & finance and positioned fintech as key to economic recovery.

Monday, 19 October 2020

Nokia secures $14.1m NASA funding to roll out 4G on the Moon

Finnish telecoms giant, Nokia has announced that it is working with the US space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to ensure that the new wave of lunar astronauts will be able to post their experience to their Instagram account if they so desire.

Heritage Bank to engage 774, 000 jobs Special Public Works Programme November 1st

Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s Most Innovative Banking Service providers is set to commence the account opening with Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) for the earmarked 774,000 participants of the SPW Programme in their branches, throughout the 774 Local Government Areas.

P&G partners National Centre for Women Development to Commemorate 2020 International Day of the Girl Child

…donates Pampers diapers and Always sanitary pads to promote hygiene management in Nigeria

Leading Consumer Goods Company in Nigeria, Procter & Gamble, has partnered the National Centre for Women Development (NCWD) to celebrate the 2020 International Day of the Girl Child. With this initiative, P&G has provided 4,000 Always sanitary pads and 20,000 Pampers diapers to promote health and hygiene management amongst young mothers and adolescent girls in the rural areas of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Cross River state. 

Thursday, 15 October 2020

#EndSars: I Ordered Closure of Flutterwave's Payment Channel - Chairman

Contrary to the news making the rounds that the Central Bank of Nigeria ordered the closure of Flutterwave payment channel, the Chairman of Flutterwave, Tunde Lemo, a former deputy governor of the apex bank, according to emerging reports directed the suspension of the fintech firm’s payment platform.

CNN’s African Voices Changemakers meets the Ikorodu Bois

Recently on African Voices Changemakers, CNN’s Arit Okpo meets the Ikorodu Bois, the Nigerian kids using their creative talent to take over social media and Hollywood.

Emirates Enlightens the world on Human Trafficking through ‘ice’

Emirates is proud to enlighten the world about the misconceptions and the reality of human trafficking and exploitation happening globally by supporting It’s a Penalty’s campaign’s newest global film “What is Human Trafficking?” which is now available on ‘ice’.

Understanding a Limited Liability Company (LLC)

The Limited Liability Company or LLC is an alternative type of business entity. A Limited Liability Company or LLC is like a corporation regarding limited liability, and it’s like a partnership regarding the flexibility of dividing profit among the owners. An LLC can elect to be treated either as a partnership or as a corporation for federal income tax purposes. Consult a tax expert if you’re facing this choice.

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

How Artificial Intelligence helps Huawei build Green Data Centres

Data centres are being overhauled, revamped and modernised to support digital transformation and the power-hungry cloud deployments they contain.

9mobile in massive nationwide customer loyalty reward campaign

…over 59million naira, 3000 smartphones won in ongoing Mega Millions Promo

In a bold move to further strengthen its customer experience niche while also rewarding and empowering its subscribers especially in the wake of the economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, Nigeria’s leading customer-centric telecommunication company, 9mobile, has continued to reward customers with millions of naira and smartphones across the country. So far, the promo has rewarded over 59 customers with N1million each and given out 3,000 smartphones and counting to lucky winners. 

#EndSars: Lagos NIPR Call For End of Police Brutality

…Seeks Reorientation of the Men of the Nigeria Police Force

The Chairman of the Lagos Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations; Segun Mcmedal, on Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 called for an immediate end to police brutality in the country.