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Interswitch and Fio Join Forces to Bring Automated, Mobile Malaria Detection to Millions of Nigerians

Interswitch, Africa’s leading integrated digital payments and commerce company, today unveiled a new agreement with Toronto-based Fio Corporation to ramp up distribution of the company’s healthcare technology services in Nigeria. Representatives from the two companies announced the news together during a joint press conference commemorating World Malaria Day and its theme for 2017: End Malaria for Good. “The effects of …

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Fero Mobile Embarks on Product Activation Campaign Across Nigeria

Following the successful launch of its mobile phones into the Nigerian market, Fero Mobile has embarked on a nationwide activation campaign to showcase the full range of its affordable devices to consumers. The brand will be visiting ICT markets, shopping complexes and tertiary institutions across the South-West, South-East and South-South parts of the country in the month-long roadshow. Speaking during …

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Coca-Cola emerges Nigeria’s Most Innovative Multinational Company

Soft drinks giant, Coca-Cola Nigeria has emerged the Most Innovative Multinational Company in Nigeria at the BusinessDay Top 25 Most Innovative Companies & Institutions Awards 2017. Organized by leading business publication, BusinessDay Media, the awards event held at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos on Friday 28 April 2017. Coca-Cola clinched the Most Innovative Multinational category on account of its pioneering …

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CBN Injects $388.66m into the Foreign Exchange Market as FCMB Increases Sales to SMEs

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released an additional sum of $388.66million to ease pressure on the naira, stimulate business activities and make foreign exchange (Forex) accessible to local operators. Confirming the numbers, the Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department at the CBN, Isaac Okorafor, disclosed that the sum of $87.885million was for spot sales, while $300.8 million was sold …

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Mastercard $1 Million Grant Set to Ignite Business

Mastercard’s commitment made at the 2016 WEF on Africa will provide support for small businesses, refugees, and women In support of Rwanda’s Sustainable Development Goals, the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth has confirmed its commitment to a grant of up to USD$1 million over three years to support the growth of small business owners in Rwanda. Ensuring that the first phase of …

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Uba Group Starts Strong in 2017, Grows Profits By 41% In First Quarter

Its African subsidiaries wax stronger, contributing 35% of earnings The Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) has released its unaudited first quarter results, showing significant growth across major income lines. Following a sterling performance in 2016 financial year, UBA Group delivered another impressive 41% percent year-on-year growth in profit-before-tax in the first three months of 2017. Leveraging …

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Over 100 Small Businesses to Participate in 2017 GTBank Food and Drink Fair

More than 100 small businesses in Nigeria’s Food Industry will be provided with free storefronts at the GTBank Food and Drink which holds during the Worker’s Day holiday, on Sunday the 30th of April and Monday the 1st of May, 2017. Organised by foremost African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, the 2-day event offers small businesses in the Nigerian …

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Quickteller Paypoint Agents Get All-Expense Paid Kenya Trips, Cash Rewards, Generators and More

3 Quickteller Paypoint agents have been recognised and rewarded with cash prizes and all-expense paid trips to Kenya. This was announced at the maiden national agents forum which held in Lagos recently. Organised as a platform with which to fully engage agents, understand their overall experience, recognise and reward outstanding agents and encourage all agents, the maiden event had in …

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African Cristal Festival Appoints Brand Communicator Media Partner For Nigeria

African Cristal Festival has appointed Brand Communicator magazine as official media partner for Nigeria ahead of May 10-12, 2017 event coming up in Marrakesh, Morocco. Both Brand Communicator Magazine, represented by Mr. Joshua Ajayi and African Cristal Festival represented by Julien Morales were glad to confirm their agreement which is the beginning of a long- term partnership. In a letter …

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Runway Jazz 2017: UBA Powers Music And Business Masterclass Facilitated By The Berklee College Of Music

Nagee and Josh stone to headline the Jazz runway show   … as Donald Duke introduces daughter Xerona unto the scene The countdown has begun to the most anticipated and insightful learning experience at the Runway Jazz 2017 Music and Business Masterclass, taking place on April 29, 2017 in the Grand Ballroom of Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos, Nigeria.  The Masterclass is …

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