Showing posts with label Business. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Business. Show all posts

6 Nov 2013

Microsoft to revolutionise media landscape with MSN Nigeria portal


As part of measures to expand the Microsoft Network (MSN) Portal to deliver locally relevant news that are tailored to address local users in Nigeria and Africans in diaspora. Devices and Services Company, Microsoft has partnered with Kagiso Media to officially unveil the MSN Nigeria Portal in Lagos.  The launch had a line-up of different activities including a media conference and editorial roundtable session.

5 Nov 2013

Sterling Bank Launches the Sterling-Arsenal Debit Cards


The highly publicized partnership between Sterling Bank and Arsenal Football Club has been formally sealed with the launch of the co-branded debit cards for the use of millions of fans and card holders in Nigeria.

As part of Sterling Bank’s unique focus on satisfying the deepest needs and passions of its customers, these co-branded debit cards, (available in VISA and VERVE) are one of numerous benefits of the initial three-year partnership between the bank and Arsenal Football Club.

Commenting during the event which held at The Emirates Stadium, London, Yemi Adeola, the CEO of Sterling Bank Plc explained that “the initiative underscores the Bank’s strategic retail market focus while Ivan Gazidis, the CEO of Arsenal Football Club highlighted the rich history of the Club and ‘noted the deep similarities in history and values between both organizations; promising that “the Club will remain true to its founding ideals”.

29 Oct 2013

Forbes Shortlist More Nigerians for African Person Of the Year

Over time forbes has showed us the top richest in African and Nigerians has been listed among those pushing wealth in the notion, the latest shortlist by Forbes has been dominated by Nigerians personalities.

US base business website, Forbes has announced the Forbes Africa Person of the Year shortlist, with Nigerians dominating.

Forbes announced on its Forbes Africa page, that it had narrowed down its shortlist for the 2013 Person of the Year Awards. The awards will take place in Nairobi, Kenya at the beginning of December this year.

An official voting is also open to the public who can make their selection of the individual they deem most worthy of the Person of the Year title.

The Person of the Year Awards celebrate ‘the individual who, for better or worse, has had the most influence on events of the year gone by’ and Forbes Africa has welcomed the participation of the public in what is fast becoming one of the most anticipated annual events in Africa.

“Every year, we are excited to decide the Forbes Africa Person of the Year. We want to honour the big hitters of the continent who are making a difference in people’s lives and we hope that in doing so, it will inspire others,” commented Chris Bishop, the managing editor of Forbes Africa magazine.

Three Nigerians, one South African and one Zimbabwean, made the shortlist.

27 Oct 2013

Samsung hosts fans at fun fair in Lagos

After a successful year in Nigeria, Samsung Electronics West Africa has decided to host its loyal consumers and Samsung supporters to a fun event on November 2, 2013. Tagged the Samsung Smart Africa Tour, the event will take place at the Indoor Sports Hall, Teslim Balogun Stadium, in Surulere.

According to insiders at Samsung, the Samsung Smart Africa Tour is a combination of Samsung products experience, Family, Friends and Fans. There’ll be lots of Samsung products to be won at the event but first you need to visit and register to attend the event.

UBA introduces U-Mall


United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc In partnership with Netplus Advisory Limited has introduced a new e-commerce platform called U-Mall. U-Mall is an online super mall where different retailers can get retail space, display and market their goods to different buyers, providing variety and competitive pricing for potential buyers. called U-Mall.

23 Oct 2013

Experts from US & UK storm Lagos for the first Internet Business Summit in Africa

In response to the growing demands for more expert knowledge on internet marketing in Africa, Dr. Ope Banwo, the Chairman of Afrinet Business Solutions, is all set to organize the 1st Internet Business Summit in Africa featuring the very top internet marketing experts from the USA, UK and Caribbean.

Some of the confirmed speakers to storm Lagos for this Summit include the Legendary Willie Crawford; Daven Michael; Louis Brown; Alicia Lyttle; Tim R. Johnson; Allyn Cutts, and Mike Lewis.  The Summit will take in Lagos and Abuja from Mon Nov 4th – Wed Nov 6th in Lagos (Golden Gate, Ikoyi). Continue...

15 Oct 2013

How to make money online legitimately without owning a blog

Do you know you don’t have to be a genius before you can start making money on the internet? And you don't even have to own a blog! All you need is a Laptop, mobile phone and access to internet. Come November 2, leading Internet gurus from all over the world will converge in Lagos and Abuja to teach and educate people on ways to make money legitimately online and the know-how of digital marketing and PR. Continue...

14 Oct 2013

Photos: Peter Okoye gives lecture on entreprenuership to CBN staff

One-half of P-Square Peter Okoye was invited to Calabar on Thursday October 10th to give a special lecture at the Central Bank of Nigeria seminar for new recruits. He was invited to motivate the new employees, and also share the success story of P-Square and how they manage their finances.

8 Oct 2013

Ventures Africa's Richest People in Africa 2013 List

Ventures Africa magazine has released their list of the top 10 Richest People in Africa 2013.

The combined fortune of Africa’s 55 billionaires is $143.88 billion. The average net worth of the members of this exclusive club is $2.6 billion, while the median age of the richest people in Africa is 65 years. The oldest billionaires are Kenyan industrialist, Manu Chandaria, and Egyptian property tycoon, Mohammed Al-Fayed, both aged 84. The youngest billionaires are Mohammed Dewji of Tanzania and Igho Sanomi, a Nigerian oil trader. They are both 38 years old.

28 Sep 2013

Aluko, Nigerian Billionaire, Others Launch $500m Infrastructure Fund


The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Made in Africa Foundation (MIAF), which was co-founded by Kola Aluko, Nigerian billionaire and Ozwald Boateng, Ghanaian-born fashion designer, have launched a $500 million fund to co-manage and market initiatives to attract new infrastructural investment for the continent.

How To Make Money Legitimately Online

Do you know you don’t have to be a genius before you can start making money on the internet? All you need is a Laptop, mobile phone and access to internet. Come November 2, leading Internet gurus from all over the world will converge in Lagos to teach and educate people on ways to make money legitimately online.

27 Sep 2013

Inspired Autos unveils all new 2014 Range Rover Sport Supercharged

The 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged which was earlier debuted at the New York International Auto Show in April 2013 has arrived Nigeria from the USA courtesy Inspired Autos, Nigeria's number 1 Online Auto Dealership.

Speaking in Lagos, The Managing Director/CEO, Inspired Autos Ltd, Mr Abimbola Akin-Emmanuel said the All New 2014 Range Rover Sport Supercharged is Like Nothing You've Ever seen Before, This is a hallmark Land Rover representing true breadth of capability with incredible on-road and off-road handling and performance."

24 Sep 2013

Home ownership, investment opportunity opens at Lekki Southern Villa


Poised to contribute its quota towards bridging the current housing deficit in the country and also provide affordable luxury investment for real estate investors and home seekers, Pennek Nigeria Limited is offering an excellent opportunity at the new Lekki Southern Villa located along the Lekki-Epe axis.

BlackBerry agrees to $4.7 billion buyout

The end in site of former Tech pioneer BlackBerry has come as the company has agreed to a probable $4.7 billion buyout by a consortium planning to take the struggling smartphone maker private.

BlackBerry was once a leader in mobile tech but has been squeezed by rivals Android and Apple, which coincidentally announced record sales of its latest iPhone on Monday.

The Ontario-based company said it had signed a letter of intent with a group led by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, which has offered to acquire the company.

20 Sep 2013

Get ready for work with Sterling Bank – Novel Indeed!

If you didn’t catch the flashmob that held on Friday, last week, at the Silverbird Galleria then you missed out on the scintillating energy-filled hardcore dancing ; a sample of what to expect at the first ever Get Ready For Work Concert organized by Sterling Bank.

19 Sep 2013

Airtel offers Nigerians opportunity to own Nokia Lumia 520 Phone

Leading telecommunications service provider, Airtel Nigeria and Nokia, have partnered to provide Nigerians the opportunity to exchange any of their current handsets for one of Nokia’s swank smartphones, the Lumia 520.

14 Sep 2013

Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga & Femi Otedola Make Forbes List

Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, Femi Otedola and few others have made the Forbes list of the richest people in the world. They also reviewed the top 21 richest Nigerians based on the value of their shares held in quoted companies, the size and market share of their companies, the number of companies they own and its assumed value, the market value of their company’s brand and the impact of their companies on the Nigerian economy.

11 Sep 2013

At the Etisalat-sponsored Remarkable Leaders’ Conclave with Brian Tracy

It was a gathering of entrepreneurs, executives, business owners and other decision makers last week Tuesday at the Intercontinental hotel, Lagos when Leadership Expert and Business Coach, Brian Tracy was in the country for an interactive leadership seminar. The event tagged “The Remarkable Leaders’ Conclave with Brian Tracy” with the theme The Making of Innovative Leaders: Winning Leadership Strategies for Building World Class Organizations and Societies, was sponsored by Nigeria’s Most Innovative Telecommunications Company, Etisalat in partnership with Brimass LTD.

MTN takes customers to new digital world with Jumia partnership

IN an apparent way of positioning its customers better in the digital village, MTN has entered into a strategic partnership with frontline online retail store, Jumia, where customers of the online store who purchase any internet enabled phone, will gain free digital access for a period of 6 months.

10 Sep 2013

BBA thechase: Organisers of the Big Brother Africa 'thechase' Made Over N7Billion ($43.75M) as profit

HMM! I’m sure you are not aware they made so much money from the big Brother Reality show, i got this detailed statistics from This week Encomium Magazine.. I’ll just give you the breakdown, if you are interested in history, go get a copy of Encomium Magazine.


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