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[AGENCY NEWS] #BRANDS: 141 WORLDWIDE RELOCATES TO A NEW OFFICE AND ITS NOT ABOUT CUTTING COSTS. READ:
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Earlier this week, precisely Monday 1st of August 2016; 141 Worldwide an IMC Agency based in Lagos Nigeria completed plans to move to a newer office building from its former Umar ABASS crescent in G.R.A Ikeja. The new twin office complex located at 3, Remi Fani-Kayode street, G.R.A Ikeja is nearing completion on renovations. Speaking with a senior executive of the agency, it was confirmed that the relocation is not in any way related to the firm cutting costs but...

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Friday, 05 August 2016
[PROMOTED] #BJAN2016: BRAND JOURNALISTS’ ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA ANNOUNCES 4TH ANNUAL MARKETING CONFERENCE. READ MORE:
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The Brand journalists’ association of Nigeria BJAN has announced its 4th ANNUAL MARKETING CONFERENCE tagged “Mobile money in Nigerian challenges, opportunities and threats.” The event which would take place at Jata Events & Resorts in LEKKI Lagos has been billed to kick off on 3rd November to the 5th of November 2016. Guest speakers would be announced later. For sponsorship interested partners, brand marketers or agencies can call Clara on 08023032954 or 08028424987 Or send a mail to clara@brandworld.TV Visit...

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Monday, 01 August 2016
[BRANDS] #SMARTKIDS: COWBELLPEDIA MATHEMATICS QUIZ COMPETITION STARTS ON TV SATURDAY 30TH JULY, 2016.
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​Four months after the qualifying examination for the 2016 Cowbellpedia Mathematics Competition was held nationwide, airing of the second stage of the competition, tagged 2016 Cowbellpedia Mathematics T.V Quiz Show, will commence on Saturday, 30th July, 2016. There is a great expectation and lots of excitement among the 77 male students and 31 female students vying for the ultimate prize of one million naira and an all-expenses paid educational excursion outside the country. The teacher of the winning students will...

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Wednesday, 27 July 2016
[ENDORSEMENTS] #NOLLYWOOD: MERCY AIGBE SIGNS DEAL WITH IT COMPANY. READ:
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​Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe-Gentry, just signed a new endorsement deal with IT solutions company, Edalaf Brothers Limited. The signing which took place at a press conference in Lagos this morning is said to be worth millions of naira. While speaking at the unveiling, CEO and Founder, Programming and Mobile Development, Edalaf Brothers Limited, Dr Falade Abiodun, revealed that Mercy Aigbe-Gentry is an icon to reckon with in the Nigerian Movie Industry, which is why she was singled out among hundreds...

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Wednesday, 27 July 2016
[COMMUNITY] #CSR: US-BASED FEMALE PILOT SPEARHEADS CAMPAIGN  FOR BETTER SCIENCE EDUCATION IN NIGERIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS. READ:
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​A Nigerian Aerospace Engineer and pilot based in Florida, USA, Onyema Ajuogu, has taken a bold step to promote the study of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), among youngsters in developing countries.  As the founder/president of Benignant STEM Innovation Foundation, she has traversed many countries, including Central America, teaching young girls to take advantage of the unlimited opportunities in the science world. While enjoying a flourishing career, she recalled her humble beginning in Nigeria many years ago....

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Tuesday, 26 July 2016
[OBITUARIES] #RIP: OBA SONARIWO AKARIGBO OF REMOLAND IS DEAD. READ:
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The foremost Yoruba traditional ruler who was until his rumoured death the Chairman of Ogun State Council of Obas died at the age of 90. It was gathered that the monarch passed on after he had travelled out of the country to the United Kingdom for medical check-up. “Unfortunately, he did not make it back,” a source said. On Sunday, another source said: “He died Saturday evening in UK where he was flown to since July 17, this month, after...

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Sunday, 24 July 2016
[BRANDS] #ENEWS: JESSE KING-BUGA CALLS ON NIGERIA’S CORPORATE ORGANIZATIONS TO LEND MORE SUPPORT TO THE MUSIC INDUSTRY.
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Jesse king alias Buga, is one of the proponents of cultural African Music who says Nelson Mandela is a source of inspiration to him. In an interview with correspondents, Buga said his music is centred on promoting Africanness.  “It is purely afrocentric. We use Yoruba language as the driving platform, it is a feel good, spirit lifting music. I am committed to putting smiles on the faces of people. It is a deliberate effort and I am happy that we...

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Friday, 22 July 2016
[BRAND NEWS] #TELECOMMS: SMILE SUBSCRIBERS CAN NOW MAKE VOICE CALLS. READ:
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​Nigeria’s leading 4G LTE services provider, Smile Communications Group, Wednesday unveiled a voice call platform designed to be driven by internet bundle loaded on the phone. The innovative package was unveiled by the newly appointed Managing Director of the company Godfrey Uhrobo. Explaining more on the innovation, Uhrobo said the product was introduced to step up value addition to the existing Smile 4G internet services in Nigeria. He said users of SmileVoice will enjoy call rate as low as 8kobo...

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Thursday, 21 July 2016
[BRAND NEWS] #TELECOMMS: GLOBACOM NIGERIA SACKS 54 OPTIMIZATION ENGINEERS. READ:
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​Globacom, last Friday sacked 54 of its power engineers across the country and gave no official reason for the sacking. Sources learnt that the affected workers received official notification from the company that it no longer needed their services. It was gathered that the notice of the disengagement, it also instructed them to submit their staff identification cards and customised Subscriber Identification Module cards with immediate effect. The sack read in parts, “This serves to inform you that your services...

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Wednesday, 20 July 2016
[BRANDWEEK] #BUSINESSREPORT: MTN RECORDS MASSIVE LOSS AFTER NCC FINE. READ:
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​MTN Group Ltd. fell in Johannesburg trading as Africa’s largest mobile-phone company after reporting a first-half year loss after agreeing to pay fines levied against it following the violation of the sim registration deadline given by the Nigerian Federal Government last November. The shares dropped 2.5 percent to 138.13 rand by 11:25 a.m., after earlier slumping as much as 3.8 percent, the most in three weeks on a closing basis. The N330 billion ($1.18 billion) settlement in Nigeria, announced in...

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Wednesday, 20 July 2016
[EDUCATION] #CSR: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT WANTS TO PARTNER WITH UNESCO, AS OG-NAPPS BOSS BLAMES FALLING EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS ON ASSOCIATION.
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THE Federal Government of Nigeria is set to collaborate with the Institute of Statistics of the United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) with a view to addressing the challenges of data collection and analysis in the education sector in Nigeria. Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, disclosed this when he received the regional adviser of the Dakar-based UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Mr Yacouba Djibo Abdou. He acknowledged the significance of data collection and analysis in educational planning and...

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Saturday, 25 June 2016
[BRANDS] #HEALTHCARE: FIDSON IS REWARDING SMART KIDS WITH ASTYMIN BRILLIANCE AWARDS.
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Riding on the success of previous editions and its impact on children’s academic development and performance in the last five years, Fidson Healthcare Plc. is set to commence this year’s edition of its flagship children academic reward program- Astymin Brilliance Reward. The annual event is scheduled to hold on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the Grange School, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos. The programme, which birthed in 2010, is aimed at developing the mental and academic performance, while rewarding hard work and...

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Saturday, 25 June 2016