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MainOne discusses the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan at the 2017 IOD Fellows’ Luncheon

The prestigious Institute of Directors, Nigeria hosted its annual Fellows’ Luncheon themed “2017 Budget Implementation and Challenges” at the Civic Center, Victoria Island, Lagos recently. This year luncheon had in attendance directors and executives from major industries in Nigeria deliberating on the Nigerian economic situation and the effect of government projected policies on businesses. It also served as a platform …

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Hypo ‘Team Up to Clean Up’ initiative: recounting the gains of community clean up exercise

The notion of corporate social responsibility as a mere philanthropic effort to ‘do good’ is no longer applauded. Now more than ever, corporate organizations are expected to fundamentally do at least some good to improve society. “What social issues should we support? What charities or governmental institutions will be the most strategic partners? What initiative that connects with our brand …

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African Leaders to Task: Consider your Legacy, Do the Right Thing!

  …Africa’s agenda must change to prioritize jobs and power, Elumelu cautions “Embrace legacy, you are not here forever,” Mr. Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Chairman of Heirs Holdings, and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, urged policymakers as he represented the African private sector at the opening session of the 2017 World Economic Forum on Africa which began in Durban, South …

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Expert Advises Investors to Invest Now in Ibeju Lekki

Investors are being advised not to wait to invest in Ibeju Lekki’ but to ‘invest in Ibeju Lekki and wait for the huge return on investment, (ROI). This advice was made by Engr. Noimot Olatunji, CEO Glenwood Property Development Company, at the launch of its latest project, Lyndale Mews, an estate in Onosa, Ibeju Lekki Local Government Area recently. According to …

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Star Lager Beer Treats Consumers To A Night Of Music, Football And Fun

Nigeria’s No. 1 beer brand, STAR, on Saturday the 6th of May 2017, gathered some of Nigeria’s most accomplished and celebrated music artistes, DJs and football stars together in Nigeria’s first music and football concert, to battle out each other. The concert is the first of three concerts to hold at different venues across Nigeria as part of Star Lager …

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Union Bank Partners with Co-Creation Hub to Launch Centenary Innovation Challenge

As part of activities to mark its 100 anniversary this year, Union Bank, one of Nigeria’s most-respected financial institutions, has announced a partnership with Co-Creation Hub (CCHub) to launch its Centenary Innovation Challenge. The launch was announced at a press conference held at the bank’s Head Office on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Building on the Bank’s 100 anniversary theme to …

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Facebook Plans to Hire 3,000 Content Monitors to Combat Live-Streamed Murders

Following the high rate of life-streamed suicide, hate speech, crimes and child abuse being broadcast on the platform live, Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg says he will be recruiting 3000 workers as its ‘community operations team’ to help review content. According to Zuckerberg,  the additional staff, joining the 4,500 existing people on the community operations team, would help the company in …

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Samsung Excites Consumers with Launch of the New S8 and S8+

  The newest flagship smartphones from Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the Galaxy S8 and S8+, have been launched into the Nigerian market, following their unveiling at the company’s unpacked event in New York. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ feature polished metal chassis covered by curved Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and back. The devices are available in Midnight Black, …

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74 Schools Set for the 19th Milo Basketball Championship Conference Stage

  Nestlé Nigeria has announced that 74 schools from across the 36 states of the federation, including the FCT, Abuja have qualified for the Conference Stage of the 19th Milo Basketball Championship which dunks off in four geographical zones – Central Conference, Confluence Conference, Equatorial and Western Conference – on the 27th of April 2017. The 74 schools, represented by 37 male …

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Brand Innovation: UBA Revolutionises Mobile Payments with *919# Magic Banking

In line with its determination to dominate Africa’s mobile banking space with the introduction of cutting edge technology-driven products and services, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Group, leading African financial institution, has introduced a full-fledged banking platform, tagged UBA Magic Banking and enabled by dialling *919# within Nigeria. The USSD code *919#  enables customers to do a multitude of tasks such as: open …

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