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NASCAM Plans Cyber Threats Masterclass For Journalists

The National Cyber Security Awareness Movement (NASCAM); a not for profit organisation, is organizing a Master Class programme for Nigerian journalists in order to acquaint practitioners with the provisions of the Cybercrime Act 2015, as it relates to media practice, particularly online journalism. The Executive Director, NASCAM, Mr. Aaron Ukodie, while announcing the plan to empower media practitioners with the …

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Overcoming Mobile Biometric Challenges: Mastercard and University of Oxford Collaborate on New Research Initiative

People unlock their phone and, increasingly, shop and pay with the touch of their finger. They don’t get locked out when they forget a password because it has been replaced with a simpler, more secure option – mobile biometrics.  Whether using a fingerprint, an iris scan or a “selfie” to confirm identity, banks see biometric technology as a way to provide greater …

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Arla Foods Restates Commitment to Safe, Affordable food

…Launches Arla Foods Global Innovation Centre Leading global dairy company, Arla Foods has restated its commitment to addressing the growing need of people around the world, including Nigerians, for nutritious, tasty, safe and affordable food products. The company also pledged to continuously participate in finding solutions for the global challenges related to obesity, under-nutrition, environment and climate. The company made …

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Red Star Express to Host SME 1000

  Red Star Express Plc is set to host entrepreneurs and owners of Small and Medium Enterprises to a forum to give them support by sharing insights, information and industry advice as it affects them in relation to the growth of their business. This event will seek to provide advice and logistics resources from Red Star Express, other industry leaders …

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UBA’s Debut $500m Eurobond Oversubscribed 240% By Global Investors – Further Validation Of UBA’s Pan-African Growth Strategy

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) successfully raised USD500 million, though a debut Eurobond, which was 240% over-subscribed. The significant investor demand reflects the strong global investor appetite for UBA’s credit and support for the Group’s pan-African financial services strategy. The Global Offering is a five-year senior unsecured benchmark bond (144A/Reg S) listed on the Irish Stock Exchange and will further support the Group’s strategic vision, …

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Heirs Holdings Appoints Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications

Heirs Holdings today announced the appointment of Pelumi Fadairo as Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications.  Fadairo will be responsible for driving the Group’s strategic marketing objectives and co-ordinating brand management of its rapidly growing portfolio of pan-African investments in the power, financial services, oil and gas, hospitality and real estate, and healthcare sectors. Prior to joining Heirs Holdings, Fadairo was the …

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The Secrets of Achieving Cult Status

Be original, accessible and invite people on the journey with you – just some of the advice from brands that have achieved cult status. Cult status is not something that can be manufactured. It grows organically, often taking years to achieve. Sometimes built around an iconic product or style, cult status comes when a brand resonates with a passionate community …

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400 Communities, 347 LGAs Benefit from MTN Foundation ‘What Can We Do Together’ Initiative

In fulfilling the promise of improving the quality of lives in our communities, MTN Foundation’s, ‘What Can We Do Together’ initiative has impacted over 10 million Nigerians in 400 communities and 347 local government areas across Nigeria. In these 347 local government areas, the following projects have been delivered and installed: 40 Transformers, 40 Boreholes and 14,200 school furniture. In …

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