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uLesson Education Introduces Junior Secondary School Library

Nigeria’s Ed-tech start-up, uLesson Education Limited, has expanded the content library on the uLesson app to include lessons for Junior Secondary School students. This new library went live on the uLesson app on July 7, 2020. The uLesson app launched in March 2020, with a Senior Secondary School library, covering Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. …

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Speech by Anselem Igbo at Media Parley

At digital parley held on the 29th of June, 2020, with the media, Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Insurance Brokers Limited, Anselem Igbo, gave a resounding speech on the bank’s innovative strategies in adding value in the Nigerian insurance sector. Other notable speakers were Sakeenat Bakare, Executive Director / Business Development and Support Services, Ibiyemi Mezu, …

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Sanwo-Olu Appoints Ibadan-born First Bank MD As LSSTF Member

The Executive Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Ibadan-born Adesola Adeduntan as a member of The Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF) Adeduntan, a Managing Director at First Bank, was appointed in the newly reconstituted boards of The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) and The Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF). A …

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FBN HOLDINGS PLC DIVESTS FROM FBN INSURANCE LIMITED, SELLS SHARES TO SANLAM EMERGING MARKETS (PROPRIETARY) LIMITED

The Boards of FBN Holdings Plc (“FBNH”) and Sanlam Emerging Markets (Proprietary) Limited (Sanlam) wish to announce that they have completed the sale of FBN Holdings Plc’s 65% shares in FBN Insurance Limited to Sanlam via a Share Purchase Agreement (“SPA”). This effectively confers full ownership of FBN Insurance Limited (Life) and its subsidiary, FBN …

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9mobile pivots for growth, announces Alan Sinfield, new CEO

Telecoms company, 9mobile, has announced the appointment of seasoned telecoms expert, Alan Sinfield as the substantive Chief Executive Officer of the company. He brings a wealth of global operational expertise having held leadership roles at numerous mobile, fixed-line and broadband data operators as well as retail, media, and wholesale distribution businesses across emerging markets in …

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COVID-19: WARIF EXTENDS AWARENESS INITIATIVE TO RURAL COMMUNITIES

As the cases of the COVID-19 infection in Lagos state continue to rise daily, an increasing number of cases of violence against women and girls is also being recorded, Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF), one of the nation’s foremost NGOs tackling the prevalence of gender-based violence in Nigeria, has become concerned with the number …

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World Hypertension Day: LASUTH Cardiologists Encourages the Public to Check BP Despite COVID-19

LASUTH Cardiologists have encouraged Lagosians to constantly check their Blood Pressure despite the COVID-19 pandemic. This advice is in commemoration of the 2020 World Hypertension Day tagged ‘Know Your Numbers’. This annual event is aimed at educating the public and increasing awareness of hypertension and its effects when it is not quickly diagnosed. According to …

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FEDERAL HIGH COURT DISCHARGES INTERIM ORDER AND STRIKES OUT SUIT AGAINST NIGERIAN INVESTMENT PROMOTION COMMISSION (NIPC)”

On the 13th of May 2020, the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Judicial Division struck out the suit filed by Hon. Ali Sani, a member of the Governing Council of Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) on the grounds that the Plaintiff lacked locus/ legal right to bring the Suit and that the Suit was …

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Ufuoma McDermott is the new face of Friska Herbal Teas

Friska Farms Limited, makers of Friska Herbal teas recently appointed Ufuoma McDermott, a Nollywood A-lister as its brand ambassador. The appointment which was signed recently demonstrates the brand’s vision to be the leading African organic lifestyle promoter, providing natural solutions that address wellness concerns globally. Friska aims to promote a sustainable and healthy lifestyle through …

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INFOGRAPHICS ON COVID-19 IN NIGERIA FOR APRIL 2020

P+ Measurement Services, media intelligence and Public relations audit agency, undertook the analysis to show, the weekly growth in the number of cases, discharged cases and death cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria in the month of April 2020. The report shows that Nigeria recorded a total number of 1795 new cases in the month of …

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