Mathematics Quiz: Promasidor upgrades Cowbellpedia registration portal

Mathematics Quiz: Promasidor upgrades Cowbellpedia registration portal

Promasidor Nigeria Limited, the sponsor of Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics Television Quiz Show has upgraded the Registration portal for the 2017 edition of the competition. While entry into this competition is FREE, Abiodun Ayodeji, Promasidor’s Category Manager (Dairy) enjoined contestants to register online at cowbellpedia website. Also, he advised the candidates/schools to do the following: […]

Free Zones, Port Concession stakeholders oppose OGEFZA operations

Free Zones, Port Concession stakeholders oppose OGEFZA operations

Investors in the free zones in Nigeria have raised alarm over the adverse economic impact of the proposed Bill to amend the Oil and Gas Export Free Zone Act (OGEFZA Act), of 1996 (now Cap. 05, LFN, 2004), if signed into law. The concerned stakeholders note with grave concern that the proposed Bill, if passed in its current form, […]

Pedabo Breakfast: Experts canvass R&D to survive recession

Pedabo Breakfast: Experts canvass R&D to survive recession

To address the country’s current economic situation, industry experts at a breakfast seminar had canvassed that for any business to survive and excel amidst recession, marketing, research and development must be part of its plan. The breakfast seminar which was organised in Lagos by Pedabo Limited, a Consulting Firm – was themed ‘Surviving the Tides, the […]

Nigerian Breweries records N313bn revenue, to payout N28bn dividend

Nigerian Breweries records N313bn revenue, to payout N28bn dividend

The Board of Directors of Nigerian Breweries Plc has announced revenue of N313 billion for the 2016 financial year. The amount represents only a 6.7% growth from the N293 billion it recorded in 2015. An analysis of the audited results shows that Results from Operating Activities declined by 15 per cent to close at N52.9 […]

Goldberg Excellency: Otapo Bata Drummers lead at Cultural Contest

Goldberg Excellency: Otapo Bata Drummers lead at Cultural Contest

Otapo Bata Drummers from Abeokuta have emerged winners at the traditional drummers contest at the kick-off event of the Goldberg Excellency Tour in Abeokuta on Saturday, February 18, 2017. The group outperformed four other groups at the grand finale to cart home the coveted prize of N250, 000, Ayanwale Drummers clinched the second position and […]

Buildcon excites subscribers with Pracht Gardens Estate

Buildcon excites subscribers with Pracht Gardens Estate

Subscribers and stakeholders have shown their excitement over the architectural skills displayed by Buildcon Global Services Limited in the construction of the Pracht Gardens Estate located in Ikota area of Lagos. One of the subscribers, Mrs. Juliet Onioma, an accountant based in Lagos, affirmed that she was very delighted to see her dream of living in […]

REDTV reaches Francophone Africa, premieres Boutique Hotel

REDTV reaches Francophone Africa, premieres Boutique Hotel

  REDTV, an online lifestyle channel that puts the spotlight on Africa with a distinct global appeal, has launched its Francophone version on Thursday. The fun-filled event, supported by  the United Bank for Africa (Plc), was held at the Azalaï Hotel in Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire.  It was witnessed by distinguished players in finance, public and entertainment industries in Franco-Phone Africa’s largest […]

Touching Lives: Airtel, Child Rights Brigade team on common ground

Touching Lives: Airtel, Child Rights Brigade team on common ground

Airtel Nigeria has announced that the next episode of Touching Lives, scheduled to run on television networks across Africa this Saturday, will feature an emotional story on child sexual abuse. Although not frequently reported, sexual abuse in minors is quite prevalent in Nigeria. A 2015 report by UNICEF (the United Nations International Children’s Fund) revealed that one in four […]

IJebulawa Garri announces availability in Shoprite, Spar, others

IJebulawa Garri announces availability in Shoprite, Spar, others

As part of effort to create easy access around its refined garri brand, Ijebulawa Garri, the foremost manufacturer of the garri brand has announced the availability of the commodity in major shopping malls across the country. The malls include Shoprite, Games, Spar, Justrite and Grandsquare. According to the manufacturer, Balkeem Nigeria Lmited, ‘’Ijebulawa Garri is now available in major […]

YIEDP fund: Heritage Bank ease disbursement of N3bn to beneficiaries

YIEDP fund: Heritage Bank ease disbursement of N3bn to beneficiaries

Heritage Bank Plc has made a “measured” entry into financing and empowering youths with the N3billion Youth Innovative Entrepreneurship Development Programme fund by the Central Bank of Nigeria, with the active participation of the National Youth Service Corps and the bank as the sole financial institution and operating vehicle for the disbursement of funds to […]

Soyoye becomes GTBank Independent Non-Executive Director

Soyoye becomes GTBank Independent Non-Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, has announced the appointment of Babatunde Soyoye as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Bank. Mr. Soyoye is a seasoned professional with over twenty-four (24) years’ work experience, twenty-one (21) of which has been spent in investment/financial advisory services. He is the co-founder and Managing Partner […]

GTBank appoints Bolaji Lawal as Executive Director

GTBank appoints Bolaji Lawal as Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Guaranty Trust Bank plc, has announced the appointment of Mobolaji Lawal as an Executive Director of the Bank. Prior to his appointment, he was the Divisional Head, Digital Banking Division. Mr. Lawal who joined the Bank in 1992 as an Executive Trainee and rose through the ranks to become a […]

Guinness Nigeria unveils 2016 sustainability report, future goals

Guinness Nigeria unveils 2016 sustainability report, future goals

Guinness Nigeria Plc, has released its Sustainability Report for 2016, reporting its performance on various aspects of its operations, while outlining its sustainability targets for the future. The report was unveiled in Lagos on Wednesday, 15 February, 2017, at a formal ceremony attended by various stakeholder groups and partners such as the Federal Road Safety […]

Ex-NNPC GMD, Yakubu to face fraud charges, forfeits N3bn

Ex-NNPC GMD, Yakubu to face fraud charges, forfeits N3bn

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will charge a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Andrew Yakubu, for alleged fraud. Also, a Federal High Court, sitting in Kano, presided over by Justice Zainab Abubakar, on Tuesday, ordered the forfeiture of the sum of $9.7m (N2.96bn) and £74,000 (N28.19m) recovered from […]

Aviation minister, Sirika commends NIGAV Awards, urge productivity

Aviation minister, Sirika commends NIGAV Awards, urge productivity

The Minister of State Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has commended organisers of Nigeria Aviation (NIGAV) Awards, saying that the award has helped to boost healthy competition in the Nigerian aviation industry. Senator Hadi Sirika also called on workers in the system to improve their performance in order to move the sector to its desired heights. Sirika who was represented […]

FG whistle-blower recovers another $151m, N8bn loot

FG whistle-blower recovers another $151m, N8bn loot

Federal Government said it recovered another $151m and N8bn looted funds from three sources through whistle-blowers. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in a statement issued on Sunday in Lagos, said actionable information given by whistle-blowers to the office of the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation led to the recovery […]

P&G expresses commitment to women empowerment in Africa

P&G expresses commitment to women empowerment in Africa

Procter & Gamble, makers of Always pad and other household products recently announced a series of measures designed by the brand to support a push towards gender equality across the Africa region, the Indian Subcontinent and Middle East. The news was made public by Mr. Mohamed Sultan, Vice President, Arabian Peninsula, Procter & Gamble during a meeting of […]

Passenger kills motorcyclist over N50 fare in Enugu

Passenger kills motorcyclist over N50 fare in Enugu

A motorcyclist, Michael Eze, has been killed by his passenger during an argument over an additional N50 fare in the Igboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State. Eye-witness account explains that the deceased motorcyclist told the passenger, Michael Gabriel, to add N50 to their initially agreed fare when he realised that the distance was […]

Graduate engine-oil hawker killed by assailant in Gbagada

Graduate engine-oil hawker killed by assailant in Gbagada

A woman in her early 50’s who sells engine-oil, has been killed on Adewale Kuku Street, Millennium Estate, Gbagada, Lagos State. Her corpse was found with a deep machete cuts in the head, neck and hand. The victim simply identified as Madam Vivian, was said to be sleeping in an abandoned white truck parked in a bush […]

Building homes for 13 years, Kemi Tony-Akinwunmi shares the story so far

Building homes for 13 years, Kemi Tony-Akinwunmi shares the story so far

Sitting in her well-lit and comfy office, an hour chat with Kemi Tony-Akinwunmi, turned out an eye-opener as she leads us through a world full of post marital issues, parental negligence and teenage pressure. The Lagos-born who attended her primary and secondary education in Lagos before heading to the Lagos State University where she studied […]

Lagos Bukas: Heritage Bank sponsors season-3 of local joints

Lagos Bukas: Heritage Bank sponsors season-3 of local joints

Owing to its vision of promoting local foods and strengthen the domestic market, Heritage Bank Plc, has sponsored the Season-3 of Bukas & Joints, hosted by Olisa Adibua, a media personality. The launching of the screening of the Season-3 television food show in Lagos on Wednesday was a well-attended media event organised by Biola Alabi Media, […]

Arik Air marks 10th anniversary Valentine special offer to customers

Arik Air marks 10th anniversary Valentine special offer to customers

Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest airline is rolling out a series of sales promotions as part of the airline’s 10th anniversary celebrations. The first among the planned offers is the special Valentine promo fare which is available from 31 January, 2017. Customers can take advantage of this offer by buying one return ticket to […]

Guinness Nigeria Plc records 19% revenue growth in first half

Guinness Nigeria Plc records 19% revenue growth in first half

Guinness Nigeria, manufacturers of Guinness Foreign Extra Stout and the nation’s leading total beverage company, has announced its results for the half year ended 31 December 2016. The results, which were released via a statement to the Nigerian Stock Exchange, shows that the company grew its topline by 19% year-on-year. Speaking on the results, Mr. […]

Turkish Airlines, Pakistan Airlines expand codeshare agreement

Turkish Airlines, Pakistan Airlines expand codeshare agreement

Turkish Airlines and Pakistan International Airlines have expanded their codeshare cooperation starting on February 1st, 2017. Inclusion of the new routes will enable both airlines step into new market while offering passengers various possibilities to travel. With the expansion of the existing codeshare agreement, Pakistan International Airlines will be able to sell Turkish Airlines’ beyond […]

Amstel Malta scam video producers come under security surveillance

Amstel Malta scam video producers come under security surveillance

Amstel Malta scam video producers have come under security surveillance after Nigerian Breweries invited security agents to fish out those behind videos which were obviously manipulated against the brand. In August last year, Amstel Malta launched credential campaign #WhyAddMore stating that consumers will do more good for themselves if they avoid adding more unnecessarily to what […]

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