Nigerian Entertainment: RedTV bags multiple awards nomination

Nigerian Entertainment: RedTV bags multiple awards nomination

The pan-African online network REDTV has received nominations in several categories in the prestigious Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA). The lifestyle entertainment network is powered by the United Bank for Africa. In its second year of operation, REDTV has taken the Nigerian movie industry by surprise and is fast becoming a favourite with instant hits like Inspector […]

Elumelu charges FG on Bureaucracy for Nigeria Business

Elumelu charges FG on Bureaucracy for Nigeria Business

Chairman, Heirs Holdings, Tony O. Elumelu, CON, charged the public sector to urgently fix bureaucracy and the process of doing business in Nigeria to promote, attract and retain willing investment partners in the country. He made this call yesterday while discussing the topic “Nigeria Open for Business” at the 2017 National Insurance Conference organised by […]

Photos: St Peters wins Adamawa Quiz ‘Spelling Bee Challenge’

Photos: St Peters wins Adamawa Quiz ‘Spelling Bee Challenge’

The Spelling Bee Challenge Adamawa Quiz Contest ended on Saturday, June 24, as St Peters Minor Seminary beat Concordia College to the Champions place with one-point difference. The Final which held at Club House of the AUN Hotel, Conference Centre and Spa, witnessed strong competition from all four schools involved – AUN Academy, Bright Future, Concordia College, […]

Deji of Akure laud Goldberg, supports cultural initiatives

Deji of Akure laud Goldberg, supports cultural initiatives

His Royal Majesty, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi (Odundun ıı), the Deji of Akure Kingdom has commended Goldberg, a brand from the stables of Nigerian Breweries Plc for promoting the cultural values of the Southwestern people of Nigeria through its cultural initiatives. The commendation was made when a team from Nigerian Breweries paid a courtesy visit […]

Euromoney: GTBank wins Nigeria, Africa Best Bank for SMEs

Euromoney: GTBank wins Nigeria, Africa Best Bank for SMEs

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has reaffirmed its position among global brand with its recent recognition as ‘Nigeria’s Best Bank & Africa’s Best Bank for SMEs’ during the 2017 Euromoney Awards which held in London on Thursday, July 06, 2017 at the prestigious Tower of London. Now in its 26th year, the Euromoney Awards for Excellence covers more than […]

Nigerian Breweries launches Ace Desire with zobo flavour

Nigerian Breweries launches Ace Desire with zobo flavour

Nigerian Breweries Plc, has again raised the bar in the Ready-to- Drink (RTD) market with the launch of “Ace Desire,” the first zobo-flavoured alcoholic drink into the Nigerian market yesterday. Marketing Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Mr. Franco Maria Maggi, explained to Journalists at the launch in Lagos, that Ace Desire is a sophisticated blend of spirit, natural Hibiscus or […]

Airtel CEO, Ogunsanya encourages telcos to list on NSE

Airtel CEO, Ogunsanya encourages telcos to list on NSE

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, has stressed that telecom firms in Nigeria can successfully list on the Nigerian Stock Exchange and contribute significantly to the socio-economic development of the country, barring challenges confronting operators in the sector. According to him, an enabling business environment, policies that promote ease of doing business and market forces […]

Ovajara: Airtel returns recharge as bonus data in SmartConnect

Ovajara: Airtel returns recharge as bonus data in SmartConnect

Airtel Nigeria, has announced additional benefits on its SmartConnect package, offering 100 percent value of a customer’s recharge as extra data in addition to the 8 times instant bonus customers get on every recharge. With the new SmartConnect package, Airtel customers will receive bonus data that is commensurate to the total value of their recharge at the end of a […]

Accra: UBA Foundation Read Africa Initiative launches in Ghana

Accra: UBA Foundation Read Africa Initiative launches in Ghana

The UBA Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, continued on its quest to educate and empower African youths as it visited the Accra High School in Ghana. UBA Foundation’s Read Africa Initiative was launched in 2011 and has been changing the lives of African students across the […]

Nigeria to host Africa’s first-ever Cinematography festival

Nigeria to host Africa’s first-ever Cinematography festival

Nigeria is set to play host to the first-ever Africa Cinematography Festival of Training, Production enhancement, Workshop Conference, Networking and Technology Expo. The week-long event which comes up in the last quarter of the year in Lagos, Nigeria’s entertainment capital, will feature contemporary issues in filmmaking, networking, business opportunities and the general film economy which have impacted on the […]

Photos: Heritage Bank celebrates children with financial literacy trainng

Photos: Heritage Bank celebrates children with financial literacy trainng

In a bid to expose the citizenry to financial literacy at a very early age in life, Heritage Bank Plc, has exposed children between the age bracket of five and seven years to banking services. The programme, which is part of activities to mark the bank’s Children Banking Month, tagged: My Day as a Banker, […]

Dangote cement’s N144.8bn dividend delights shareholders

Dangote cement’s N144.8bn dividend delights shareholders

Dangote Cement shareholders were on Wednesday excited when the Board, Management and staff of the company after approving the dividend payout of N144.8 billion, which translated to N8.50 kobo per share as against N8 per share, that was paid in the corresponding period of 2015. Speaking at the company’s annual general meeting (AGM), held in […]

UBA introduces world class mobile banking app for consumers

UBA introduces world class mobile banking app for consumers

The United Bank for Africa Plc, has announced the launch of a brand new mobile banking application with many user friendly features as part of its commitment to deliver superior and innovative banking solutions to its customers. The new mobile app which comes with the biometric log-in feature for secure, personalized access is now available […]

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 […]

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