Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Facebook Partners with JA, Empowers Young People with Digital Marketing Skills

JA Nigeria announced a partnership with Facebook in line with the vision of raising a generation of digitally-inclined young business leaders, This new partnership will result in the incorporation of a Digital Marketing module into JA’s flagship Company Program to empower young people with Digital Marketing skills.

SAP Young Professional Program helps build more collaborative digital workforce in East Africa

The Young Professional Program, SAP's flagship digital skills build initiative, has welcomed the graduation of 27 SAP Associate Consultants in East Africa following their successful completion of an all-virtual training program.

Time for a digital scale-up in Africa to unlock the continent’s untapped creative economies - AIF Panelists

Digital platforms in Africa should scale up to take advantage of the continent’s surging demand for creative content, said Africa Investment Forum Senior Director Chinelo Anohu, adding that the African Development Bank flagship entity is providing advisory services and investment support to creative players.

Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Nestlé recognized as a Top Employer in Central and West Africa

People in Central and West Africa who are searching for the next step in their career can find inspiration in organizations with the exceptional work culture and people-first, HR best practices.

PwC’s Family Business Survey 2020: Why family businesses need to act now to protect their legacy tomorrow

Leading professional services firm, PwC, has released its 10th global bi-annual survey of family business owners, which reveals the current thinking and outlook of 2801 family business leaders across 87 territories including Nigeria.

Mouka Presents Customised Mattress to Afeez Agoro, Nigeria's Tallest Man for a Healthy Sleep

Mouka has presented a customised Wellbeing Regal orthopaedic mattress to Afeez Agoro, Nigeria's tallest man, for the quality sleep he desires for his 7 feet 4.58 inches frame.

Agile Practitioners Association of Nigeria Roll Out Plans For 2021 Conference

The Agile Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Nigeria’s largest Agile professional body, announced on Monday, February 22, 2021, plans to host the 4th edition of the Annual Agile Nigeria Conference 2021, themed “Strategic Agility – Market Creating Innovations”.

Ibadan welcomes 4G LTE Service from 9mobile

Nigeria’s leading customer-focused telecommunication company, 9mobile, has announced the deployment of its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in the ancient city of Ibadan.

Who should measure PR?

By Queen Nwabueze

In public relations, just as you and I can’t deny that PR starts and ends with research, we have agreed that Ad value equivalencies, impression counts, and clicks ALONE don’t measure awareness and other outcomes.

Monday, 22 February 2021

Industry experts seek to decipher corporate social investment conundrum at Industry Evening Summit

...Awosika, Ogunkoya, Badejo-Okusaya, Eiremiokhae to be honoured with LIFETIME awards

The Industry Evening Summit, a flagged platform to discuss the marketing and marketing communications industry in Nigeria, has concluded plans to host its second edition of the event to discuss the balance question in the management of corporate social investment by big corporations.

Emirates SkyCargo partners with UNICEF for vaccines distribution

Emirates SkyCargo is partnering with UNICEF as part of the Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative to expedite the transportation of COVID-19 vaccines around the world. UNICEF recently launched the Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative, and Emirates airline was one of the 10 leading airlines to sign agreements with UNICEF  to support the prioritization of delivery of COVID-19 vaccines, essential medicines, medical devices and other critical supplies to respond to the pandemic.

Brazzaville’s FIFA Regional Development Office inaugurated

Another FIFA Regional Development Office, on this occasion in Brazzaville, the capital city of the Republic of the Congo, has been inaugurated, furthering FIFA’s commitment to supporting its member associations on the ground in the delivery of infrastructure, competitions, development and education projects.

9mobile Advocates Indigenous Languages Preservation with Int’l Mother Language Day

Nigeria’s telecommunication company, 9mobile has thrown its weight behind efforts to preserve Nigeria’s indigenous languages and cultural diversity with the celebration of International Mother Language Day, a United Nations initiative to encourage the preservation and protection of all languages.

Friday, 19 February 2021

IFMA Nigeria reaffirms partnership with the University of Lagos to up-skill Facility Managers

In a bid to strengthen the capacity building and professional development of Facility Managers, the International Facility Management Association, IFMA, Nigeria Chapter reaffirmed her partnership with the University of Lagos towards the training of more professionals in the country. This was highlighted during the courtesy visit of the association led by the President, Mr. Segun Adebayo and other members of the Council. 

WhatsApp extends date to accept its new terms to May 15

WhatsApp has announced that it is extending the date to accept its new terms and conditions to May 15 - three months from its initial cut-off date (February 8).