BrandArena: January 2022

Tuesday, 18 January 2022

Homecoming Concert: Flavour, Phyno, Funnybone, others thrill Consumers of Life Continental Beer in Anambra

The New Year started on a blistering note in Umunze, Anambra State, as Flavour’s Homecoming Concert thrill thousands with dazzling sparks of entertainment. Apart from the rousing musical performance of the headline artiste, Flavour of Africa, other entertainers such as Funnybone, Phyno, Ada Ugoccie, Odumeji, Whitemoney, DJ MClord, NYD Crew also shutdown St Augustine’s field Umunze recently with scintillating performances.

RAK Foundation Pioneer CEO Fulfills His Promise, Rebuilds House Burnt Down in Badagry

It was a moment of joy as the pioneer of Real Acts of Kindness (RAK) Development Foundation, Mr Mobolaji Ogunlende on Friday handed over a new house built by his NGO to the family of Mr Felix Fagbeji, a cotton weaver, who lost his house and property to fire outbreak at Sakpo community in Badagry on Dec.17 around 8:30p.m

LIRS Announces January 31 Deadline For Filing of Annual Tax Returns by Employers of Labour

As the new year begins, Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) wishes its esteemed taxpayers a prosperous 2022.

SAP names Emmanuel Raptopoulos Regional President of EMEA South

SAP has appointed Emmanuel Raptopoulos as the new President for SAP’s EMEA South region, which comprises Southern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In this capacity, he will report to Scott Russell, SAP Executive Board member, Customer Success. With presence in 75 countries, 24 offices and ~5000 employees across the region, EMEA South is at the forefront of SAP’s transformation to the cloud.

Thursday, 13 January 2022

Stanbic IBTC Capital Shines at AIHN 2021 Investment Banking Awards

Stanbic IBTC Capital, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, has emerged as the winner in five out of ten award categories at the Association of Issuing Houses of Nigeria’s (AIHN) 2021 Investment Banking Awards ceremony, which was held on Tuesday, 24 November 2021.

Step Up this New Year and Experience Unbeatable Entertainment With GOtv

The new year comes with positive resolutions to do better, try harder, offer more, and be better.  This year, GOtv is offering unmatched entertainment, fantastic programming, a breathtaking lineup of programs, and more diverse content for everyone. From sports to music, movies, telenovela, and kiddies’ content, whatever your entertainment needs are, GOtv’s got you.

Cold Stone’s tasty new year with mouth-watering offers

Yayyy!!! Cheers to a prosperous year!!! A fantastic start for you and all of us at Cold Stone Creamery. Having locked it down throughout the festive period and the long holidays, we are back to making your taste buds happy with tasty, sumptuous flavours and creamy moments. Yasss! You heard right. It’s all year round of excitement, fellas!

Fintech Farm raises late Seed round of $7.4M to launch neobanks in 8 countries

Fintech Farm, a British fintech company creating neobanks in emerging markets, has raised a $7.4M investment to develop its new project. The company is going to launch neobanks in 8 countries during the next two years. The round was led by Flyer One Ventures and Solid, while Jiji, TA Ventures,, and AVentures Capital also participated. 

Emirates super jumbo lifts Real Madrid for Spanish Super Cup

Real Madrid is all set for their epic match against Barcelona. The Emirates A380 emblazoned with the blue Expo 2020 “mobility” livery lifted one of the most popular clubs in global football all the way from Madrid, Spain, to defend their title at the Spanish Super Cup semi-finals on July 12. 

Prudential Announces Africa Cup of Nations 2021 Sponsorship

Prudential Africa has signed a sponsorship agreement with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to become the official insurance partner of the 33rd edition of Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2021.

Tuesday, 11 January 2022

HP Strengthens Portfolio with its Largest Launch at CES 2022

...Unlocks power of hybrid work experiences with intelligent collaboration and creation technology

HP Inc. today unveiled new devices and solutions designed to enhance collaboration and creation experiences so people can work and create wherever they are.

Stanbic IBTC Insurance Covers Super Eagles as Nigeria Commences AFCON Battle

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has taken the bold step to ensure the Super Eagles of Nigeria wins the ongoing African football tournament, the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), in Cameroun.

LinkedIn Set to Launch Clubhouse-Style Audio Events with Video Version

According to emerging reports, LinkedIn will debut a Clubhouse-style audio event function with a twist. Users will be able to use video in this situation as well. The feature is still in its early stages of development. With over 800 million people using Linkedin to enhance their careers, the company is now taking things a step further to encourage users to spend more time on the network.

Bolt raises $711 million in a new funding round valued at $8.4 billion

Uber's main competitor, Bolt has raised 628 million euros ($711.40 million) in fundraising headed by Sequoia Capital and Fidelity Management and Research Co, valuing the company at 7.4 billion euros ($8.38 billion).

Amazon Prime Video Signs Agreement With Nigeria’s Anthill Studios

Anthill Studios, a Nigerian production company, has inked a multi-year licensing agreement with Amazon Prime Video. Starting this year, the streaming service will hold exclusive worldwide distribution rights to Anthill's slate of theatrical productions, including Progressive Tailors Club.

NITDA, JICA Launch iHatch Incubation Programme To Support Youth-driven Innovation

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), will develop iHatch, a start-up incubation program aimed at expanding the number of Nigerian youth-led innovation-driven businesses.

Instagram testing a new “Edit Grid” feature

The grid on your Instagram profile may soon contain more than just a collection of your most recent posts.

Saturday, 8 January 2022

Stanbic IBTC Enlightens Nigerians on Stockbroking

Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, recently hosted a virtual session to enlighten Nigerians on the potentials of investing in the stock market.