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10,000 Hotspot Zones Going Live in Lagos, the Largest Wifi Roll out in Africa

Mobi Hunter, the leading publishing partner across Africa is working with SWIFT Networks and Google to provide free Wifi in Lagos. The rollout will enable internet users to browse the internet in exchange for engaging with their favourite brands. Speaking on the rollout, CEO of Mobi Hunter, Timothy Lambrechts said: “We are delighted to be working in partnership with SWIFT …

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2Baba, Falz, Timi Dakolo, Kenny Blaq, Annie Idibia, Others Gather for Buckwyld ‘n’ Breathless #Powerof1 Press Conference

  Legendary music icon 2Baba, alongside popular rapper/actor Falz, Nollywood star Annie Idibia, comedian Kenny Blaq, singer Timi Dakolo and other industry hot shots were gathered for a press conference; put together by Buckwyld Media Network. The conference was held to provide valuable insight for the much-talked-about upcoming movie ‘Power of 1’ and the seventh edition of the annual concert …

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Tony Elumelu Foundation and GIZ Partner to Empower Young Entrepreneurs Across East and West Africa

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading entrepreneurship philanthropy, is partnering with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the German Government’s Agency for International Cooperation. GIZ will support the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme to empower 210 young African entrepreneurs, focusing specifically on female entrepreneurs and tech-enabled businesses. The Entrepreneurship Programme of TEF was launched in 2015, having supported …

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GTBank Leading the Digital Banking Race in Africa — The Economist

Leading African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) is atop a new generation of multinationals in developing markets with the competitive strength and capacity to become a major player in the global scene, says the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the research and analysis division of the world-leading business media platform, The Economist. The Bank, which operates out of 10 African …

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Taxify Becomes First e-Hailing Company to Offer Health Benefits to Drivers in Nigeria

Transportation app, Taxify is deepening its relationship with driver-partners in Nigeria by offering health benefits to eligible drivers. The tech company, which only a few months ago integrated an SOS button into its platform to allow drivers get emergency responses in emergency situations has said that its FlexiCare cover, which is a tailor-made driver-partner health plan, will help provide security …

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British Designer Ozwald Boateng To Design New Uniforms For British Airways

Savile Row tailoring expert, Ozwald Boateng OBE, is to be the next in an auspicious line-up of British designers to develop uniforms for the airline. Boateng, who is known for bringing a modern contemporary twist to the classic British institution of tailoring, will be designing a collection for the airline’s 32,000 employees who wear a uniform as part of their …

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UBA Foundation and Gavi Launch a New Partnership for Africa

The UBA Foundation and Gavi will leverage the United Bank for Africa’s network and expertise to invest in Africa’s health system, starting with Nigeria. Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the UBA Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa Group, have joined together to strengthen health systems and raise awareness of immunisation across Africa, starting in …

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Ministry of Information Should be Changed to Ministry of Public Communications, Lolu Akinwunmi Preaches

Marketing Communications expert and Managing Director, Prima Garnet Africa, Mr Lolu Akinwunmi has advised the Federal Government to urgently reorganize the Nigerian Ministry of Information in order to ensure maximum value in the areas of nation building and public information management. Akinwunmi, who spoke at the launch of a book, SKIN to SKIN: The Prima Garnet Story, in Lagos recently, …

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United Capital Launches its New, Improved Online Investment Platform, InvestNow.Ng

  United Capital Plc, a leading financial services group just launched its new, improved online investment platform, InvestNow. The company, which prides itself in being innovative and customer-centric rolled out this platform as part of its retail strategy and unwavering commitment to excellent service experience. The platform was first released in 2014 as a securities trading platform but has gone …

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Bosch Unveils Wide Array of Home Appliances for Nigerian Market

  Globally renowned Manufacturer, Bosch has unveiled a wide range of quality home appliances for the Nigerian market including; Refrigerators, Washing machines and Dryers, Dish washers, Gas and Electric cookers, Gas hobs, Extractors, Microwaves and a wide range of small domestic appliances. BSH (Bosch and Siemens Home Appliances) has signed a distribution agreement with Technology Distributions Ltd. (TD), Sub-Saharan Africa’s …

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