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Business and brand marketing in Nigeria

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Skye Bank Season II millionaire reward scheme set for more

Skye Bank Season II millionaire reward scheme set for more

Skye Bank is again set to make more millionaires out of Nigerians in its repackaged ‘Reach For The Skye Millionaire’ reward, Season II. This was disclosed in a press statement issued by the bank. The Season II which officially kicked off in January 2017, promises to deliver more benefits to the public compared to Season 1 […]

YEBTP: Heritage Bank finance 100 micro entrepreneurs with N8.5m

YEBTP: Heritage Bank finance 100 micro entrepreneurs with N8.5m

  Heritage Bank Plc recently empowered 100 aspiring and existing young micro entrepreneurs in Ajegunle, Lagos State with a grant scheme of about N8.5million. This is part of the bank’s commitment to creating jobs, wealth, as well as deepen financial inclusion. This is being executed in partnership with the Center for Value Leadership (CVL), as part of […]

Guiness Nigeria shareholders approve company’s N40bn Right Issues

Guiness Nigeria shareholders approve company’s N40bn Right Issues

Guinness Nigeria Plc, held its Extra-Ordinary General Meeting (EGM) on Tuesday, 24thJanuary 2017 and received the approval of its shareholders for a proposed Rights Issue. The meeting which took place in Lagos was well attended by local shareholders and representatives of international shareholders. In addition to the Rights Issue, all other company resolutions were passed […]

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 […]

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