Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Movie Lovers Can Now Enjoy African Movie Channel, AMC Series and Nolly Africa on Airtel TV

Lovers of Nollywood and other African movies can now enjoy unlimited access to premium content as Nigeria’s leading Video on Demand and live TV streaming platform, Airtel TV has added popular channels, African Movie Channel (AMC Movies), AMC Series and Nolly Africa to its robust catalogue.

Equip Radio Series Debuts on Metro FM today

As a part of plans to empower Nigerians to become vast and well-rounded in business, entrepreneurship, capacity development and other human endeavors, Global Outreach, a platform that harnesses human potentials for maximum productivity will be launching a new series tagged ‘EQUIP’ on Metro FM 97.7, today. ‘Equip with John-Mabun’ will be airing every Thursday from the 13th of August, 2020 from 7:45 PM.

Zedcrest Capital Bags Three International Awards

...Reiterates Commitment to Building Inter-connected Financial Services Across Africa

New-age financial solutions powerhouse, Zedcrest Capital Limited has been named the Leading Proprietary Investment Firm in Nigeria and the Best Financial Management Firm in Nigeria by International Business Magazine.

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Lekki Property: Stanbic IBTC Bank rebuts Ascon's Claim of Repossession

Stanbic IBTC Bank has refuted Ascon's claim of  ‘retook possession’ of the property along Lekki Admiralty Way, pursuant to an alleged Court Order issued in their favour.

Nigerian Skyward Members Get 1500 New Ways to Earn Miles

Emirates Skywards members in Nigeria amongst other travellers world-wide can now enjoy over 1500 new ways to earn miles, as the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, has introduced a thousand new ways to earn Miles while shopping online with popular UK and US brands.

COVID-19: MMF Floats MedAssist Partner Line

The Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MFF) has launched a telecommunication medical line to assist the NCDC in its drive to reach those with the Covid-19 virus who are unable to access the designated Isolation centres across the country.

AfriCanCode Challenge calls for Courageous Coders and Plugged-In Pupils

In recognition of the United Nations' International Youth Day this week, a new-look SAP Africa Code Week (ACW) initiative officially kicks off across the continent with a number of exciting changes and developments all aimed at empowering Africa's youth with digital skills learning. Now in its sixth year, ACW is the largest digital literacy initiative on the continent. Over the last five years, the initiative has positively impacted millions of youth and thousands of teachers.

NBA names Victor Williams as CEO of NBA Africa

The National Basketball Association (NBA) today named Victor Williams CEO of NBA Africa, effective Aug. 17, 2020, it was announced by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. Williams, an accomplished investment banking executive with extensive experience growing businesses across the U.S. and Africa, will be based in the league’s Johannesburg office and report to NBA Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer Mark Tatum.

Canon Revolutionizes African Film Industry and Unveils a Knowledge-Sharing program

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) a leader in imaging solutions, proudly showcased the compact and versatile 5.9K CCNA next-generation professional Cinema EOS System cameras. Leading African directors, including Kunle Afolayan and Merzak Allouache, hailed the EOS C500 Mark II with elevating their latest productions. Alongside the inauguration, Canon unveiled a knowledge-sharing initiative for the African filmmaking community.

Monday, 10 August 2020

Germany to Ramp Up Investment in African Energy

In an exclusive webinar held on Thursday, “Germany-Africa Economic Relations: Making Deals Post COVID-19,” panelists sought to mobilize German investment into the African energy sector, establishing clean energy and digitalization as two major pillars of economic and investment cooperation.

Airtel, Avaya Partner to Enable Remote Work, Learning in Nigeria

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has partnered with Avaya Holdings Corp., to enable organizations in the country to implement remote working and learning initiatives.

World Breastfeeding Week: Annually over 900,000 infants die globally - Dr. Adeniran

The department of Community and Primary Healthcare of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), in collaboration with Abiye Maternal and Child Health Foundation, celebrated the 2020 World Breastfeeding Week as they encouraged breastfeeding mothers to ensure that they exclusively breastfeed their babies for the first 6 months of life.

Kizz Daniel Joins League of Street-Owning Celebrities in Haven Homes Estate

Haven Homes, a leading luxury real estate company, has expanded the support for Nigeria’s creative industry with adoption and street naming for some notable celebrities whose success in the industry have provided them with the means to join their exclusive list of home buyers.

Friday, 7 August 2020

Canon Reportedly Hit by Major Cyber-attack

Canon appears to have been hit by a major outage that has taken its online systems down. According to Petapixel, the company has fallen victim to a ransomware attack that may also have resulted in data being stolen.

Thursday, 6 August 2020

FirstBank To Explore COVID-19 Opportunities — Adeduntan

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has promised its stakeholders that it will optimally maximise the opportunities from the disruptions occasioned by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the economy to their advantage.