MTN keen to support PRCAN on marketing communication

MTN keen to support PRCAN on marketing communication

MTN Nigeria has shown interest in partnering with the Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria (PRCAN) to grow the marketing communication sector in Nigeria and support steps to upscale the capacity of professionals in the industry. Receiving the PRCAN leadership in her office, Omasan Ogisi, General Manager, Corporate Affairs, of MTN Nigeria, urged the body to however present its […]

Photos: Heritage Bank rewards BB Naija 5 top finalists

Photos: Heritage Bank rewards BB Naija 5 top finalists

Heritage Bank Plc, one of the proud sponsors of Big Brother Naija Season-2 reality TV show, has rewarded the five top finalists with financial investment support to enhance their entrepreneur drives. Efe, Bisola, TBoss, Debbie Rise and Marvis who were the top five met with the management on Wednesday, when the Managing Director of Heritage Bank […]

Airtel Nigeria partners ZTE, rolls out 4G service

Airtel Nigeria partners ZTE, rolls out 4G service

Airtel Networks Limited, has announced a strategic partnership with ZTE, Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment Company to launch 4G services in Nigeria. In December, 2012, Airtel became the first telecoms operator in the country to complete a successful 4G trial in Lagos, the commercial nerve centre of Nigeria, in line with its commitment to pioneer innovation and lead a mobile Internet […]

Stakeholders, visitors, commend Buildcon Exhibition in Lagos

Stakeholders, visitors, commend Buildcon Exhibition in Lagos

Real estate stakeholders and visitors have commended Buildcon Global Services Limited, a real estate company based in Lagos, for its commitment to quality and standard in the delivery of its products. The stakeholders who were present at this year’s CEMCS exhibition in Lekki area of Lagos on Wednesday also lauded Buildcon’s architectural design and focus, particularly on quality and […]

Nigerian Breweries declares N11.44bn profit in Q1 2017

Nigerian Breweries declares N11.44bn profit in Q1 2017

The Board of Directors of Nigerian Breweries Plc has declared a profit after tax of N11.44 billion for the first quarter of 2017. The unaudited and provisional results sent to The Nigerian Stock Exchange shows that the amount represents a 9% increase over the N10.45 billion recorded in the same period in 2016. According to the results, […]

Airtel touching lives provides lifeline to family of seven

Airtel touching lives provides lifeline to family of seven

Airtel Nigeria has created awareness about ‘Cerebrovascular accident’ commonly known as ‘stroke’ through the latest episode of the ground-breaking CSR initiative dubbed Airtel Touching Lives. The latest episode of the ground-breaking CSR initiative which aired last weekend focused on the heart breaking story of a family whose means of survival was abruptly terminated after their benefactor suffered a […]

Lagos @50: UBA’s REDTV Sponsors Runway Jazz

Lagos @50: UBA’s REDTV Sponsors Runway Jazz

REDTV a dynamic online lifestyle channel, supported by United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, that puts the spotlight on Africa with a distinct global appeal, has announced its sponsorship of the Runway Jazz Festival as part of events lined up for the commemoration of Lagos @ 50. The Runway Jazz Festival scheduled to commence on […]

Arik Air resumes Abuja flights operations, May 1 for Maiduguri

Arik Air resumes Abuja flights operations, May 1 for Maiduguri

Arik Air resumed scheduled flight operations to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja from Wednesday, April 19, 2017. This follows the reopening of the Abuja airport for normal flight operations after it was closed on March 8, 2017 for major runway repairs. The airline will be operating daily flights between Abuja and Lagos. Other destinations to be […]

The Africa Report: Transcorp makes Africa’s top 500 companies

The Africa Report: Transcorp makes Africa’s top 500 companies

The Africa Report, a leading news magazine publication owned by Paris-based media group, Jeune Afrique, listed Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp) on the list of Africa’s top 500 companies in its February 2017 issue. The list is compiled annually with each company listed assessed based on total turnover as well as net profits. Despite the recent economic […]

UBA celebrates staff integrity, honours Oba Akran security

UBA celebrates staff integrity, honours Oba Akran security

The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) recently demonstrated further commitment to excellence in customer service, by celebrating staff who have strived to implement the Bank’s core values of Enterprise, Excellence and Execution. At the event held at the Eko Hotel Expo Centre, Lagos, Nigeria, UBA gathered customers, captains of industry, dignitaries from politics and diplomacy, […]

Transcorp Hotels announces N4.5bn profits, posts 40k dividend

Transcorp Hotels announces N4.5bn profits, posts 40k dividend

Transcorp Hotels Plc has announced a profit after tax of N4b at its 3rd Annual General Meeting which took place at Transcorp Hilton Abuja. At the meeting, the Shareholders of Transcorp Hotels Plc  commended the management and staff of the Company for recording a strong financial and operational performance in the financial year ended 31st December 2016, with […]

Africapitalism: UBA Elumelu speaks to youths at University of Ghana

Africapitalism: UBA Elumelu speaks to youths at University of Ghana

The Group Chairman UBA Plc, and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Mr. Tony O. Elumelu, visited Ghana as the first stop of his UBA tour of Africa, propagating the ideal of Africapitalism.  In continuation of his strategic vision of engineering a robust economic and business relationship across the continent through Africapitalism as a necessary tool […]

Photos: Egbe Alu Dundun wins Goldberg Excellency Ilorin tour

Photos: Egbe Alu Dundun wins Goldberg Excellency Ilorin tour

Goldberg Excellency Tour has produced yet another winner with its Traditional Drummers contest. The Egbe Alu Dundun clinched the overall prize in the traditional drumming contest at the Ilorin edition on Sunday. The winning band outshone four other finalists at the contest held at Forest Guest Inn, Old GRA, Ilorin and took home a cash […]

Fidelity Bank restates support for agric-value chain funding

Fidelity Bank restates support for agric-value chain funding

Fidelity Bank Plc., has restated its aim to support and strengthen Nigeria’s agricultural value-chain by providing innovative funding schemes and technical advisory services to Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) and Commercial agribusiness projects. The Bank’s Head, Agric Division, Omobola Odubanjo disclosed this in Lagos on Tuesday while delivering a keynote address at a breakfast […]

Palm Export: Why Nigeria Palm oil is the cheapest globally – JEKON MD

Palm Export: Why Nigeria Palm oil is the cheapest globally – JEKON MD

The Managing Director, JEKON Integrated Farms Nigeria Ltd., Mr. Godswealth Henry, stated that the Nigerian palm oil is the cheapest in the international market because Nigeria exports low-quality palm oil. Henry, in a recent interview in Lagos explained that the palm oil produced in Nigeria was not readily accepted in the international market due to its quality and […]

Lufthansa opens application programming interface for agents

Lufthansa opens application programming interface for agents

Lufthansa airline has announced the sales of its tickets by online event agents through the Lufthansa Open Application Programming Interface (API). The Germanwings said that through the platform, online event agents that want to spare their clients unnecessary effort would now be able to offer suitable Lufthansa flights directly from their websites or apps in combination with the event tickets. […]

FlightStats ranks Ethiopian Airlines 11th on-time performance

FlightStats ranks Ethiopian Airlines 11th on-time performance

Group Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Airline, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam. – newsecho.ng FlightStats, the leading provider of real-time global flight data to companies and individuals, has ranked Ethiopian Airlines as the 11th worldwide in flight on-time performance for the month of January 2017. FlightStats said that of the almost 8000 flights operated by the airline in January, 81% arrived within […]

Pathetic! See Dayo Amusa’s new movie trailer after unforgivable

Award winning Nigerian movie producer, Dayo Amusa, is back with another intriguing movie to shake the industry. The movie is Pathetic! After the ‘Unforgivable’ in 2013 Dayo Amusa has released ‘Pathetic’ and insiders have revealed that watching it makes ‘Unforgivable’ look like a child’s play. The fillers are showing that ‘Pathetic’ will beat ‘Unforgivable’ if it were to be a […]

GTBank caps three honours at Euromoney Private Banking awards

GTBank caps three honours at Euromoney Private Banking awards

Top financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, has been recognised as the ‘Best Private Banking Services, Best Commercial Banking Capabilities & Best Net-worth Specific Services in Africa’ during the 2017 Euromoney Private Banking Awards which held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the Plaisterer’s Hall in the City of London. Now in its 14th year, the Euromoney Private Banking […]

NAMA sets committee for aeronautic information procedure review

NAMA sets committee for aeronautic information procedure review

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has set up a committee to commence immediate review of the nation’s Aeronautical Information Procedure (AIP). The Managing Director, NAMA, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu said in a statement that the office of the Nigerian AIP is a state document that contains all aeronautical information that relates to the services, procedures, facilities […]

Aviation fuel price rises to N280 per litre, flight rates hike

Aviation fuel price rises to N280 per litre, flight rates hike

The declining status of the naira against the dollar has affected and skyrocketed the price of aviation fuel, known as Jet A1. The price, which stabilised in recent times, selling between N220 to N255 per litre, has increased to N265 following acute dollar scarcity. The naira hit an all-time low last week exchanging for between N507 […]

Arik Air condemns incessant attacks by passengers on its staff

Arik Air condemns incessant attacks by passengers on its staff

On Wednesday, 4 January, 2017, Arik Air Lagos-New York JFK service which was to operate at 11:30 pm had to be rescheduled by 24 hours to operate at 11:30 pm on Thursday, 5 January, 2017 due to the shortage in supply of aviation fuel by the major fuel marketers. Our Lagos-Johannesburg service and Lagos- Accra service […]

BJAN express worries over alleged mass sack of NIMN staff

BJAN express worries over alleged mass sack of NIMN staff

The Brand Journalists Association of Nigeria, BJAN, an umbrella body of journalists covering brands and integrated marketing communications in Nigeria has expressed concerns over the recent development in the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN) where about its 32-workforce had allegedly been disengaged by the Board of the institute shortly before the yuletide. On […]

BJAN urges FG to speedily reconstitute APCON council

BJAN urges FG to speedily reconstitute APCON council

  The Brand Journalists Association of Nigeria, BJAN, an umbrella body of journalists covering brands and integrated marketing communications in Nigeria has urged the Federal Government to make it its top priority in re-constituting the board of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) without further delay in order to save the advertising industry from […]

NSE Onyema applauds Nigerian Breweries on corporate governance

NSE Onyema applauds Nigerian Breweries on corporate governance

The Chief Executive Officer of The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, Mr. Oscar Onyema has applauded the Nigerian Breweries Plc for her commitment to corporate governance standards. The NSE CEO made this commendation when the management of Nigerian Breweries Plc visited the Exchange for the closing gong ceremony on Wednesday in Lagos. Speaking during the visit, Onyema […]

Power Oil visits Anambra, campaigns health consciousnesss during yuletide

Power Oil visits Anambra, campaigns health consciousnesss during yuletide

Residents of Obosi Commnuity of Idemili South Local Government Council, in Anambra State, will never forget in a hurry the recent visit of the Power Oil Health Camp team to carry out free basic medical checkup in the community and also to sensitize them on the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle in the spirit of the yuletide season. Before […]

Edelman partners Chain Reactions as exclusive affiliate in Nigeria

Edelman partners Chain Reactions as exclusive affiliate in Nigeria

  Edelman, a leading global communications marketing firm, today announced that it has signed on Chain Reactions Nigeria, one of Nigeria’s most vibrant PR firms, as its exclusive affiliate in the country following a one-year strategic partnership. The affiliation further expands Edelman’s existing operation outside its South African office, located in Johannesburg. “Our decision to […]

Breaking! Prophet Felix Oluyemi ‘Baba Olomi Now Now’ is dead

Breaking! Prophet Felix Oluyemi ‘Baba Olomi Now Now’ is dead

Popular Lagos Prophet, Felix Oluyemi, aka ‘Baba Olomi Now Now’ Founder of the Kingdom of Love Church of Christ, is dead.  Prophet Felix Oluyemi also known as Baba Olomi now now died in the wee hours today at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). He died at age 57. NEWSECHO gathered that Baba Olomi complained of chest and breath issues last […]

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