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Six Telecom companies to lose operating licences In February – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will impose the maximum possible penalties on any of its licenceesimplicated in masking of international telephone calls.   The regulatory body announced this on Monday in Lagos, in a statement by its Director of Public Affairs, Mr Tony Ojobo.  The statement said it was likely that the operating licences of some of the …

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Superunion Launches As Next-Generation Brand Agency

New agency brings together 750 people in 18 countries Today sees the launch of Superunion, a next-generation global brand agency, offering clients access to a wider, more connected range of strategic and creative services. The new agency will be led by Global CEO Jim Prior and Simon Bolton as Executive Chairman, with Mathew Weiss taking on the role of Managing …

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NFF Unveils Coca-Cola as the Official Soft Drink and Co-Sponsor of the Nigeria National Football Teams

  Leading beverage company, Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited, has announced their partnership with Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as the Official Soft Drink Company and Sponsor of all the Nigeria National Football teams. The event which took place at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos, was also an opportunity for the NFF to unveil the 2-year contract extension for Super Eagles Technical Adviser, …

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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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