Month: March 2021

  • CADAM Graduates 49th Set of Beneficiaries

    Nigeria is on the brink of an epidemic as far as substance abuse is concerned as available statistics show that the global prevalence average for substance use is 5.6% whilst Nigeria’s prevalence rate is 14%- almost triple of the global average. This was revealed by Mrs Folu Adeboye, wife of the General Overseer of the…

  • Zeronomics: Global Carbon tax key to pushing energy transition agenda in Africa

    More than half of African companies are delaying their energy transition targets, leaving them in danger of missing the Paris Agreement target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, new research from Standard Chartered has revealed. Zeronomics, a study into the financing of a net-zero world, surveyed the senior leadership of 250 large companies and 100…

  • Microsoft releases findings and considerations from one year of remote work in Work Trend Index

    Exclusive research and expert insights reveal urgent trends for leaders as the next phase of work unfolds. REDMOND, Wash. —Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) (“Microsoft”) has announced the findings from its first-annual Work Trend Index. Titled “The Next GreatDisruption is Hybrid Work –Are We Ready?” the report uncovers seven hybrid work trends every business leader needs…

  • GROUPM EXPANDS ITS ACADEMY TO MORE AFRICAN MARKETS AND APPOINTS A SUBCOMMITTEE TO MANAGE GROWTH IN SUB SAHARAN AFRICA

    GroupM SSA announced today that in order to meet the needs of an expanding market, it has extended the GroupM Academy GradX program established in South Africa in 2020 to Kenya and Nigeria with plans to add other markets in the future. Furthermore, Groupm has appointed a steering committee for SSA that will harmonise processes…

  • P&G, Oral B Partners Federal Ministry of Health to Provide Access to Oral Health Care

    P&G, Oral B Partners Federal Ministry of Health to Provide Access to Oral Health Care

    In furtherance of its commitment to promoting oral health and hygiene, leading consumer goods company, Procter & Gamble (P&G) Nigeria, through its Oral- B brand, partnered with the Federal Ministry of Health to celebrate this year’s World Oral Health Day through community outreach in the Jiwa Community in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The outreach…

  • Globally Acclaimed Leaders in Healthcare and Philanthropy join Lineup of Speakers at The World Immunisation & Logistics Summit

    Globally Acclaimed Leaders in Healthcare and Philanthropy join Lineup of Speakers at The World Immunisation & Logistics Summit

    Senior decision-makers including Director-General of WHO, UNICEF, Gavi, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Novavax among speakers. Acclaimed global healthcare and philanthropic professionals, decision-makers, experts and senior world government officials are joining the upcoming World Immunisation & Logistics Summit, a two-day event hosted by Abu Dhabi’s HOPE Consortium, to discuss a unified global approach to…

  • HDMI: RFQ, E-PORTAL FOR PRIVATE SECTOR OPEN TODAY

    …as Works & Housing Ministry begins procurement process for highway Concessionaires Monday, March 29, 2021: In continuation of efforts to bring private sector resources and efficiency to the development and management of federal highway corridors under its novel Highway Management and Development Initiative (HMDI), the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing has today opened the…

  • Professor Adigun Agbaje delivers Keynote Address at 5thIdowuSobowale Conference

    Renowned Professor of Political Science and former Deputy Vice-Chancellor, (Academics) of the University of Ibadan, Professor Adigun Agbaje, PhD delivers Keynote Address at the 5thIdowuSobowale Conference, with the theme Media, public opinion and governance in Africa, scheduled to hold at the School of Communication, Lagos State University, Ojo, on 30th and 31st march 2021. The…

  • 9mobile offers free access to tertiary edtech platform, MyClassConnect

    9mobile offers free access to tertiary edtech platform, MyClassConnect

    Nigeria’s leading youth-friendly telecommunication company, 9mobile, is providing free access to lecturers and students on the tertiary educational technology platform, MyClassConnect. 9mobile’s support will ensure that users can access the platform without incurring mobile data costs. The partnership with MyClassConnect, a cloud-based single educational technology platform that facilitates both virtual and physical learning efficiency in…

  • Brand Wars: the battle of David and Goliath

    Brand Wars: the battle of David and Goliath

    In a cut-throat atmosphere where price fluidity can make all the difference in a market such as the Nigerian, it is important to understand the importance of all the lements of competition.. Peak Milk, a product of Friesland Campina WAMCO for sixty years has been positioned as a premium brand and with that segment it…

  • Road Concession: FG Issues Notice for Commencement of HDMI’s Procurement Process

    The Federal Government has today issued the notice for the Highway Development and Management Initiative (HDMI) to commence the procurement for the twelve Federal highway roads it intends to concession under its novel Highway Management Development Initiative (HMDI) conceived last year. Accordingly, the Ministry has launched an e-portal commencing the procurement process for the twelve…

  • Advocating for Nigerian Media Monitoring and Measurement Association (NiMMA)

    Advocating for Nigerian Media Monitoring and Measurement Association (NiMMA)

    By Queen Nwabueze One revolution that happened in the public relations ‘sector’ is the reality that there are now Independent PR measurement and evaluation consultancies who can prove Public Relations ROO (Return on Objective) for good. Over the years, measuring the true value of Public Relations has been the biggest challenge for marketing communicator. Yes,…