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Interswitch Sends Forth Charles Ifedi in Grand Style, As Mike Ogbalu III Is Announced As New Verve CEO

Leading Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company, Interswitch, on Friday, January 19th 2017, celebrated one of its pioneer executives, Charles Ifedi, the outgoing Chief Executive Officer, Verve International, with a befitting send-forth event. The colourful event, which held at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos was attended by top Nigerian financial services executives. The send-forth provided an opportunity to …

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Avalon Intercontinental Nigeria Limited announces Partnership with Radisson Blu Hotel

L-R: Executive Director, Avalon Intercontinental Nigeria Limited, Kazeem Tajudeen; Managing Partner,AT3 Resources, Tosin Adefeko; Director Legal, Avalon Intercontinental Nigeria Limited, Olaitan Tajudeen; General Manager, Radisson Blu Hotel Lagos Ikeja, George Balassis; and Director of Projects Avalon Intercontinental Nigeria Limited, Ahmed Tajudeen, at the press conference announcing the partnership between Radisson Blu and Avalon Intercontinental Nigeria Limited.

Avalon Intercontinental Nigeria Limited, an international independent hotel group hereby announces a partnership with Radisson Blu Hotel, a global hotel chain within the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group; one of the world’s fastest growing hotel companies with a portfolio in Africa of 85 hotels and over 17,800+ rooms in operation and under development. This development follows a mutual agreement to part …

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Glo Has Not Acquired 9Mobile

Telecommunications giant, Globacom, has distanced itself from media reports which insinuated that it was the preferred bidder to acquire telecommunications company, 9Mobile. A press statement issued in Lagos on Friday said: “Globacom has not acquired 9Mobile as widely reported in the media.” According to the company, “we are bound by the terms of the acquisition process as stipulated by the …

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Media Seal Appoints Adeniba GM As Ayo Kupoluyi Retires

Media Seal, one of Nigeria’s foremost media specialist companies and the Worldwide Partner Inc (WPI) agency in West Africa has announced the appointment of former Media and Communications Manager of Friesland Campina in West Africa, Oluwafemi Adeniba as its new General Manager. This appointment comes on the heels of the retirement of its former Managing Director, HRH Ayodele Kupoluyi from …

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UBA Revolutionises eBanking, Introduces Leo, Chat Banking Personality on Social Media Platforms

Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA), has today, changed the face of e-banking with the introduction of Leo, the UBA Chat Banker who enables customers make use of their social media accounts to carry out key banking transactions.   At the official launch of Leo, UBA’s Chat Banker, which took place in Lagos on Thursday, customers of the …

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Viacom Buys Influencer Marketing Firm WhoSay

Viacom is acquiring influencer marketing company WhoSay as it looks to regain its cachet among young viewers who have been increasingly turning to platforms like Snapchat and Instagram to consume content. Since 2010, WhoSay (with financing from CAA), has worked with influencers and celebrities like Cassadee Pope and Vanessa Williams, matching them with brands like McDonald’s and Aveeno to create …

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H&M Apologizes After Accusations of Racist Ad, Reviews ‘Internal Routines’

H&M has removed and apologized for an online ad depicting a black child in a sweatshirt with text reading “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle.” The image, which was viewable on the fast-fashion retailer’s U.K. site, drew controversy over the weekend as social media users noticed it and shared their outrage. By Monday morning, the Swedish brand had removed the image. …

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Fidelity Bank Partners SystemSpecs for Federal Collections via *770#

Top Nigerian lender, Fidelity Bank Plc is championing a ground breaking innovation in the collection of internally generated revenue (IGR). Working in conjunction with SystemSpecs, a leading electronic financial transactions company and owners of Remita, Fidelity Bank has launched a more convenient collection and remittance of Federal Government Revenues via its Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) channel (*770#). The solution, …

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LaPRIGA Awards: Brand Communicator Honoured As PR Magazine Of The Year

Nigeria’s most consistent premium frontline all gloss brand and marketing communication magazine, Brand Communicator has been awarded the prestigious PR Magazine of the Year Award (Print) by the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Lagos State chapter. The award presentation took place at the annual Lagos Public Relations Industry Gala and Awards (LaPRIGA) night, which held at Four Point by Sheraton, …

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Prima Garnet and Ogilvy & Mather Africa Reach Out-of-Court Dispute Settlement

Leading Marketing Communications organisations reach an amicable resolution of longstanding dispute, as a Lagos High Court enters the Settlement Agreement of the parties as Consent Judgment and effectively brings the matter to a closure. Prima Garnet Communications Limited and Ogilvy & Mather Africa BV have announced that they have reached an amicable settlement over a previous affiliation dispute. The settlement …

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