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 […]

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 […]

New e-commerce platform Ninbiz launches in Nigerian market

New e-commerce platform Ninbiz launches in Nigerian market

Ninbiz, an online e-commerce platform has launched its services into the Nigerian market with the aim to offer ideal online market where customers’ need are met on every level. Ninbiz which is designed to redefine e-commerce business in the country is a fusion of social network and the traditional e-commerce and its services go beyond buying products online […]

Lagos chapter ECOBA honour members at 2016 annual dinner

Lagos chapter ECOBA honour members at 2016 annual dinner

The 2016 annual dinner of the Edo College Old Boys Association (ECOBA), Lagos Chapter would ever remain memorable as the ceremony which serves as a forum for members of the association and their families to reunite and share ideas, was also used to honour three distinguished members who have excelled in various professions and whose […]

City Informant, new monthly general interest journal hits market

City Informant, new monthly general interest journal hits market

A new general interest journal, City Informant Magazine, has been introduced into the market by its publishers, Holistic Publishers Limited. A statement from the Editor in Chief, Mr.Adegboyega Adepitan, says “the magazine was conceived and made real to provide value added information on current events as they unfold and affect humanity through the experience of […]

Omisore tells why Nigeria fared poorly in infrastructure provisioning

Omisore tells why Nigeria fared poorly in infrastructure provisioning

A former deputy Governor of Osun State and one time Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Senator Iyiola Alani Omisore Phd., FNSE, CON, has identified several factors why the Nigeria’s infrastructure development has not moved beyond the rhetoric. Senator Omisore who recently completed his doctor of philosophy degree in Infrastructure Finance with specialisation in Public Private […]

Johannesburg: Arik Air stowaway found dead in Oliver Tambo airport

Johannesburg: Arik Air stowaway found dead in Oliver Tambo airport

The lifeless body of a stowaway was on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 found in the main wheel well of one of Arik Air’s A330-200 aircraft at the Oliver Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg. The aircraft operated the scheduled Lagos-Johannesburg flight that departed the Murtala Muhammed International Airport at 3:55pm on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 and arrived […]

Airtel Nigeria, Aviat team up on microwave routers, radios, others

Airtel Nigeria, Aviat team up on microwave routers, radios, others

Aviat Networks, the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, has announced its partnership with Airtel Nigeria for its countrywide managed service partner (MSP) for enterprise access. Aviat will deliver CTR microwave routers and point-to- point and point-to- multipoint radios and applications such as network monitoring and proactive and corrective maintenance. “Enterprise connections are seen by mobile operators as strategic as […]

Tony Elumelu Foundation convenes Africa’s largest Entrepreneurship Forum

Tony Elumelu Foundation convenes Africa’s largest Entrepreneurship Forum

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) opened the 2nd TEF Entrepreneurship Forum – the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs and the highlight of the annual TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. The Forum celebrates the 2016 cohort of Elumelu Entrepreneurs – selected from over 45,000 applicants in 54 African countries – and their completion of the Programme’s innovative 12-week online training. […]

Heritage Bank partners Lagos government for youth Skoolimpics

Heritage Bank partners Lagos government for youth Skoolimpics

As part of its contributions to the development of sports in Nigeria as well as ensuring continuity between the older generation of athletes and the younger ones, Heritage Bank Plc, in partnership with the Lagos State government, is targeting the youth in its forthcoming signature sports event, the Skoolimpics project. The event which is billed […]

UAC Foods launches Gala Mega for more sausage rolls satisfaction

UAC Foods launches Gala Mega for more sausage rolls satisfaction

UAC Foods Limited (UFL), has assured loyal consumers of its commitment to sustain its lasting legacy of superior quality with the launch of it’s new sausage rolls named ‘Gala Mega’. The assurance is the latest demonstration of the iconic brand’s desire to maintain its enviable culture of top quality that has lasted for over 50 years. Speaking […]

Why Lagos Banker hire assassins to kill her ex-husband

Why Lagos Banker hire assassins to kill her ex-husband

A 32 year old Banker in Lagos, Oluchi Tochukwu, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command over failed attempt to assassinate her ex-husband known as Tochukwu Onyebuchi. Oluchi was arrested alongside two suspected hired-assassins identified as Chigozie Smart (32) and Kingsley Ikechukwu (36). The state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu paraded the suspects at the […]

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