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IFIS Obtains CBN Final Approval, Crosses the 10,000 Agents’ Mark

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has granted a Commercial Super-Agent license to Interswitch Financial Inclusion Services (IFIS), a subsidiary of Interswitch Group. IFIS has fulfilled all Approval-in-Principle requirements and has a business mandate to grow an active Agent Network of 150,000 by 2020. Trading as Quickteller Paypoint, IFIS aims to increase the availability of digital financial services in financially-excluded locations …

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UBA Clinches PEARL, New Telegraph Awards for Impressive Performance

Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has continued to make waves and positive impact in the local and global financial industry earning more laurels and accolades. Last weekend, UBA carted away two key industry awards emerging the Winner of the 2017 Sectoral Leadership Awards – Financial Services (Banking) organised by the PEARL Awards; as well as the …

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MultiChoice Nigeria Gives #12GoodReasons in Festive Season Promo!

As 2017 draws to an end, MultiChoice Nigeria is rewarding loyal DStv and GOtv subscribers across the country with an increased catalogue of programmes and physical giveaways packed in 12 goody bags. Here are #12GoodReasons to stick with DStv and GOtv: Goody Bag 1: DStv Compact -During the festive season, you can get a DStv HD Decoder and dish with a …

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Media Panache CEO Timilehin Bello Nominated for 2017 The Future Awards Africa

Young entrepreneur and Media Panache CEO Timilehin Bello, otherwise known as Big Timi has been nominated at The Future Awards Africa 2017, scheduled to hold on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos. Announcement for the year’s nominees was televised on Wednesday; November 22nd on Hip TV, Channels TV, Spice TV and OnTv; revealing a whopping 21 categories with …

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Volvo to Supply Uber with Self-Driving Cars

Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars said Monday it has signed an agreement to supply “tens of thousands” of self-driving cars to the ride-sharing company, Uber. Volvo — which is owned by China’s Geely and has yet to build a self-driving system — said in a statement that it would supply Uber with “autonomous driving compatible base vehicles between 2019 and 2021.” …

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Skye Bank Pledges Commitment to Customers, Unveils Commercial

The Chief Executive Officer, Skye Bank Plc, Tokunbo Abiru, has renewed the bank’s commitment to personalised customer service as the new focus of the bank’s retail banking strategy. He disclosed this during the unveiling of a television commercial on its digital banking solution; SkyeXperience, a statement on Wednesday indicated. The television commercial which is titled, “You Are in Control”  expresses …

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Facebook Launches Nigeria Initiative to Drive Innovation, Growth

• To open Nigerian hub in 2018 for Africa Social media platform, Facebook, has launched a new nationwide initiative in Nigeria, to further cement its commitment and investment in the country, and across the continent. Facebook, which has 1.37 billion daily active users, announced this in Lagos, yesterday, saying the plan Incorporates a series of high profile partnerships, training programmes and …

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Brand Union Africa Set to Change the Professional Branding Industry Across Africa

Brand Union Africa is bringing Doug De Villiers, currently CEO of Brand Science, and his team into Brand Union to form a dynamic new market offer. Doug – who will assume the Vice-Chairmanship of the business – is one of Africa’s leading brand professionals who previously helped build Interbrand Africa into one of the continent’s pre-eminent branding consultancies. Managing Director …

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Social Media: Nigerian Agency BHM Trains 70 Journalists In Lagos

  Over 70 media professionals on Tuesday, 21st of November 2017, gathered at Protea Hotel, Ikeja GRA, Lagos for Social4Media, a full day workshop. The event, an initiative of foremost Nigerian PR agency BHM, was a free, one day digital training for journalists, bloggers, influencers, publishers and developers. The invite-only masterclass, which had over 300 registrations online, aims to help …

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