Benzoic Standards: CPC’s Investigation Confirms Fanta, Sprite Compliant

Benzoic Standards: CPC’s Investigation Confirms Fanta, Sprite Compliant

Independent laboratory analyses carried and investigations out by the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) have confirmed that Fanta and Sprite are fit for human consumption and within the Nigerian Industrial Standards (NIS) limits of Benzoic Acid and Sunset Yellow. Making this disclosure last Tuesday at a news conference at the Council’s Abuja Headquarters, the Director General, […]

UBA records PBT by 32%, declares dividend per share of 55kobo

UBA records PBT by 32%, declares dividend per share of 55kobo

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, the pan-African financial services group, operating in 19 African countries, has released its audited 2016 full year results, showing significant growth in gross earnings and profits, an attestation to its resilience, enhanced productivity and geographic diversification, evident in the impressive contribution from its African subsidiaries. The Group recorded an […]

Airtel Nigeria promotes Ibrahim, Dosunmu to regions, reassign others

Airtel Nigeria promotes Ibrahim, Dosunmu to regions, reassign others

Airtel Nigeria, has announced the promotion of Muhammad Bashir Ibrahim and Oladapo Dosunmu as Regional Operations Directors for North Region and South Region, respectively. In their new roles, Ibrahim and Dosunmu will ensure growth indices are sustained across all channels and will be responsible for implementing the right strategy to grow Airtel’s revenue market share within their regions. They […]

BBN Tony lauds Heritage Bank for Nigeria cultural promotion

BBN Tony lauds Heritage Bank for Nigeria cultural promotion

  The newly evicted Big Brother Naija reality TV show, Offiong Edet Anthony aka Thin Tall Tony, visited Heritage Bank Corporate Communication office in Lagos over the weekend. Thin Tall Tony as he is famously addressed and Omobolaji Mogaji, Media Sales Executives at Multichoice stormed the bank’s office in Victoria Island where Fela Ibidapo, Group Head, […]

Red Star launches express food delivery services in Lagos

Red Star launches express food delivery services in Lagos

Red Star Express Plc, on March 1st, 2017 launched a food delivery service through its subsidiary, Red Star Support Services.  The service known as the “Express Food Delivery Services”, has been designed to create a seamless process for people with time constraints and limited opportunity to order for breakfast, lunch or even dinner at the comfort […]

Promo: Arik Air launches N16,000 fare, releases new Kaduna schedule

Promo: Arik Air launches N16,000 fare, releases new Kaduna schedule

Arik Air has announced a special promotional fare that will enable passengers buy a-one-way ticket to any destination in Nigeria from N16, 000. The promotion, which runs from March 6 to 20 March, 2017 is to acknowledge and appreciate the loyalty of the airline’s highly esteemed customers that have stood with the airline for over […]

KWAM 1, Shina Peters, stakeholders commend Goldberg Ariya Repete

KWAM 1, Shina Peters, stakeholders commend Goldberg Ariya Repete

Stakeholders in the music and entertainment industry have highlighted the vital connection between music, entertainment and culture. The stakeholders who convened at the Lagos Airport Hotel for the first ever Roundtable on Yoruba music, Ariya Repete, also commended Goldberg lager beer for the initiative, which they say, signals a cultural rejuvenation among Yorubas. In his keynote […]

Adamawa Quiz: FARO boosts Spelling Bee Challenge with products

Adamawa Quiz: FARO boosts Spelling Bee Challenge with products

Adama Beverages Limited, makers of FARO drinks has given its back to the Adamawa Quiz Debate Contest also known as Macwrites Spelling Bee Challenge. Adama Beverages, a top beverage company in the Northeast area of Nigeria gave its support by donating 20 cartons of bottled water and fruit juice to refresh participants of the Spelling Bee Challenge which […]

World Book Day: Heritage Bank donates 16,340 books to 84 schools

World Book Day: Heritage Bank donates 16,340 books to 84 schools

In its continuous drive to remain at the forefront of engendering educational learning amongst young Nigerians, Heritage Bank Plc joined in celebrating the “World Book Day” by means of implementing one of its literacy initiatives and donation of books to schools. The bank has decided to lend its support to the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO […]

FEC approves third national health policy in Nigeria

FEC approves third national health policy in Nigeria

The Federal Executive Council has approved a new National Health Policy to promote the health of Nigerians in the country. The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo approved this policy but was announced by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, after the meeting. Prof. Adewole said the health policy which is the third in the history […]

FG approves N126bn for reconstruction of 12 roads nationwide

FG approves N126bn for reconstruction of 12 roads nationwide

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, presided over by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, yesterday, approved the reconstruction of 12 roads in the country. This was made known to journalists by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola. Mr Fashola said the roads would reduce time spent […]

Canon unveils range of new cameras, printers for African markets

Canon unveils range of new cameras, printers for African markets

Canon, a leader in imaging solutions, has reiterated its commitment to the African market by announcing the launch of its hero product EOS 5D Mark IV camera. Canon showcased their input to output professional consumer products covering both cameras and printers which are now available in the African region. Canon also announced the start of […]

Skye Bank Western Union promo produces 32 winners

Skye Bank Western Union promo produces 32 winners

Skye Bank Plc., have produced 32 winners in the on-going Western Union campaign across different business locations of the Bank. The winners who emerged through a raffle draw, won various prizes which include N60,000 worth of shopping vouchers for 10 Star customers who received and sent transfers through Western Union in Skye Bank; and N20,000 […]

Heritage Bank rewards 24 winners of Happy Days Promo

Heritage Bank rewards 24 winners of Happy Days Promo

Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s Most Innovative Banking Services Provider, has rewarded 24 loyal customers in its on-going Happy Days Promo with 42-inch LED flat screen TV at a monthly raffle draws held in Lagos yesterday. The bank recently launched the six-month promo to reward customers who made N20, 000 deposits into its account on a […]

Airtel Touching Lives: A splendid night in honour of charity

Airtel Touching Lives: A splendid night in honour of charity

The third series of Airtel Touching Lives premiered on Saturday in an elegant event in Lagos. The Lantana Hall of Eko Hotel and Suites was decked in the brand’s rich red to welcome high profile guests who had come from the length and breadth of the country. Apart from the Wife of the Ogun State Governor, Mrs Olufunso […]

EL Marino beats MM FC 1-0, Urge adults to get active in sports

EL Marino beats MM FC 1-0, Urge adults to get active in sports

El Marino Sports Club of Lagos on Sunday defeated Matured Minds Football Club (MM FC) also of Lagos by a lone goal. The penalty goal was scored in the second half by Adetokunbo Modupe after an El Marino player was savagely brought down in the 18-yard box of MM FC. The game which started on […]

Heritage Bank calls for reformed educational system in Nigeria

Heritage Bank calls for reformed educational system in Nigeria

Heritage Bank Plc has indicated the urgency for reformed educational system in the interest of youths’ future owing to the backdrop of reduced federal government revenue and consequent reduction in federal investment in the education sector. Mrs. Kehinde Wole- Olomojobi, Group Treasury of Heritage Bank disclosed this at an educational stakeholders’ summit recently in Lagos, on […]

UBA pledges more as REDTV’s ‘Our Best Friend’s Wedding’ premieres

UBA pledges more as REDTV’s ‘Our Best Friend’s Wedding’ premieres

The United Africa Bank has restated more commitment to developing creative industry in Nigeria as REDTV in conjunction with The Naked Convos premiered a new web-series titled, ‘Our Best Friend’s wedding’.   REDTV is a dynamic online lifestyle channel that puts the spotlight on Africa with a distinct global appeal and is supported by the […]

Charles Aigbe heads Fidelity Bank Brand and Communications

Charles Aigbe heads Fidelity Bank Brand and Communications

Charles Aigbe, a known marketing executive and public relations expert, has joined Fidelity Bank Plc family, as the Divisional Head, Brand and Communications. Fidelity Bank in a statement said Charles Aigbe’s appointment is part of concerted efforts to realign the communications function of the bank to the strategic vision of being number 1 in select markets. […]

Airtel Africa committed to more Africa growth – Mandava

Airtel Africa committed to more Africa growth – Mandava

Airtel Africa, a leading telecommunications company with operations in 15 countries across Africa, has refuted speculative media reports erroneously stating its possible exit from Africa. The organization has reaffirmed that it remains committed to Africa and will continue to invest in its operations to grow sustainably in Africa. Airtel Africa’s recent 3 rd  quarter results were strong. The underlying […]

Promasidor releases 2017 Cowbellpedia entry guidelines

Promasidor releases 2017 Cowbellpedia entry guidelines

Promasidor Nigeria Limited has released the entry guidelines for the 2017 Cowbellpedia Senior Secondary Mathematics Television Quiz Show as the call for entry continues to generate excitement amongst students and their teachers nationwide. Speaking at a press briefing to flag off the competition in Lagos last week, Mr. Festus Tettey, Head of Marketing, Promasidor Nigeria […]

UBA launches campus programme with 15 brand ambassadors

UBA launches campus programme with 15 brand ambassadors

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc Friday launched the maiden edition of its Campus Ambassador Programme with the induction of the first 15 brand ambassadors. The UBA Campus Ambassador Programme is an initiative to identify young emerging leaders among students of tertiary institutions and give them a unique and highly rewarding learning experience. The […]

United Capital Plc, Orange, others support SMEs with €77m fund

United Capital Plc, Orange, others support SMEs with €77m fund

United Capital Plc, a leading African investment banking group, has partnered with global financial and corporate institutions to set up a Franco-African Investment Fund (FFA), with investible funds of 77 million euro. The aim of the fundis to accelerate the growth of innovative and entrepreneurial African and French small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) with […]

Heritage Bank restructures for improved efficiency

Heritage Bank restructures for improved efficiency

  Heritage Bank Plc has announced the restructuring of its workforce, as part of efforts geared towards greater efficiency and resource optimization, in line with its growth and industry innovative agenda designed to strengthen the bank’s business across all markets where it operates. According to a statement from the bank, the restructuring processes was to […]

Airtel Nigeria premieres Touching Lives Season 3 in Lagos

Airtel Nigeria premieres Touching Lives Season 3 in Lagos

Airtel Nigeria, will hold an exclusive VVIP event on Saturday, 4 th of February, 2017, to premiere the third edition of its CSR initiative, Airtel Touching Lives. The premiere, which will hold at the Eko Hotel & Suites, will be attended by several dignitaries and will serve as a platform to promote the culture of giving, self-sacrifice, love and […]

Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV quiz begins

Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV quiz begins

The search for the best students in Mathematics amongst Secondary Schools in Nigeria has kicked off as the 2017 edition of Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz show opened with excitement on Tuesday. Speaking at a press briefing in Lagos, Mr. Olivier Thiry, Managing Director of Promasidor Nigeria Limited, the sponsor of the initiative, explained […]

World Economic Forum: UBA represented by strong delegation

World Economic Forum: UBA represented by strong delegation

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has announced that its organization would be strongly represented at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), which begins in Davos, Switzerland today. UBA CEO Kennedy Uzoka leads a senior executive team, at one of the most important events on the global economic calendar. The UBA delegation will interact with global business and political leaders during the event. The delegation will also include Group Head […]

Heritage Bank empowers 35 entrepreneurs with N50m in YESGrant

Heritage Bank empowers 35 entrepreneurs with N50m in YESGrant

Heritage Bank Plc under the Young Entrepreneurs & Students Grant Scheme (YESGrant) has provided N50 million in Grants to 35 entrepreneurs as part of its goals to providing timely and affordable credit to assist youth in implementing their business ideas. In partnership with the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF), the Grant was awarded to about […]

Arik Air responds to NCAA statement over short landed baggage

Arik Air responds to NCAA statement over short landed baggage

The management of Arik Air would like to respond to Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority’s (NCAA) statement on Tuesday, 27 December, 2016 over short landed baggage of passengers who traveled on its flights from London Heathrow to Lagos on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of December, 2016. The NCAA had invited the management of Arik Air […]

CBN, Heritage Bank provide Triton Aqua Africa with N2bn loan projects

CBN, Heritage Bank provide Triton Aqua Africa with N2bn loan projects

In a bid to further support the real sector and unlock food potentials, Heritage Bank Plc in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria provided N2billion long term facility under the Commercial Agriculture Credit Scheme to Triton Aqua Africa Ltd (TAAL). TAAL known as Triton Farm accessed the CACS through Heritage Bank, which is used […]

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