Nigerian Breweries Launches Ace Desire, First Zobo Flavoured Alcoholic Drink

Ace Desire

L-R: Toyosi Adeyemi, Brand Support Manager (RTD), Nigerian Breweries Plc; Mr. Franco Maria Maggi, Marketing Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc; Patrick Olowokere, Corporate Communications and Brand Public Relations Manager, Nigerian Breweries Plc and Mr. Stanley Obi, Innovation Manager, Nigerian Breweries Plc at the launch of Ace Desire, Nigeria’s first Zobo flavoured alcoholic drink in Lagos on Thursday.   Foremost brewer in the country, Nigerian Breweries Plc, has raised the bar in the Ready-to-Drink (RTD) market with the launch of “Ace Desire,” the first zobo flavoured alcoholic drink into the Nigerian market.…

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Jumia Named Among MIT Top 50 Smartest Companies 2017

Jumia

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has named Jumia Group (formerly Africa Internet Group) in the list of MIT’s 50 smartest companies – 2017 for the second consecutive year. Each year, MIT identifies top 50 global companies, both established and startups that are creating new opportunities using ingenious technologies to meet the needs of a demanding market worldwide. This year, Jumia ranks at position 44 as compared to 47 on the 2016 list, standing out as acompany working to overcome the challenges of e-commerce in Africa. These include clogged roadways, skeptical consumers, and…

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Nigerian Breweries Flags Off 9th Golden Pen Awards

Golden Pen Awards

L-T: Oluwatobi Aworinde, winner of the 2016 Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Reporter of the Year Award; Kufre Ekanem, Corporate Affairs Adviser, Nigerian Breweries Plc and Gabriel Dike, winner of the 2016 Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Report of the Year at the flag off of the 9th edition of the Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Awards in Lagos on Monday   Nigerian Breweries Plc has flagged off the 9th edition of the Golden Pen Awards on Monday, July 3, 2017. Kufre Ekanem, Nigerian Breweries’ Corporate Affairs Adviser, explained to newsmen at the flag-off…

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“Jumia’s Investors Are Happy With The Group’s Achievements” – Kushal Dutta

Jumia Travel

Kushal Dutta, the managing director of Jumia Travel, the hotel and flight booking platform within the Jumia ecosystem, has said that investors in the company’s ventures are happy with the achievements of all the companies under the Jumia brand name. Dutta made the disclosure while responding to a question on the status of the company’s profitability at a joint press conference held recently in Lagos to mark its 5 years anniversary in Nigeria. “We pioneered e-commerce business in Nigeria with the launch of Jumia mall, and some months after that…

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TPT International Appoints Chief Operating Officer

TPT International

TPT International Limited, a full-service public relations firm maintaining practice areas in crisis management, corporate communications, strategic counselling, media relations, information communications technology and social media, has appointed Muyiwa Akintunde as its Chief Operating Officer. This development, according to Adetokunbo Modupe, TPT’s Chairman and Lead Strategist, is to further strengthen the capacity of the company in its march to proffer creative solution to clients’ briefs and sustain innovation and professionalism in its operations. Akintunde, who is Vice President of the Public Relations Consultants of Nigeria (PRCAN) and, until lately, Lead…

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Nigerian Breweries Deepens Partnership With Local Enterpreneurs On Backward Integration

Nigerian breweries

Nigerian Breweries Plc, the foremost brewer in the country, has deepened its partnership with local entrepreneurs and farmers to harness huge value chain from its backward integration policy. Mr. Patrick Olowokere, the company’s  Corporate Communications and Brand Public Relations Manager, explained that the company was consolidating its local sourcing of inputs for its operations and has fast-tracked its plan to attain 60 per cent local input sourcing to 2018 as against the initial 2020 target. During a tour of Psaltry International Limited, one of Nigerian Breweries’ major raw material suppliers, in…

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Actress Esther Audu Becomes New Face Of Ohram Tea

Esther Audu

Beautiful Kogi State born Nollywood actress, Esther Audu Ojire, has been appointed as Ohram Nigeria brand ambassador. According to Audu, she is the new face of Ohram tea. She happily announced via her Instagram as she wrote: Signed, sealed and concluded. Welcome to my world. Need I say more than saying GOD DID IT???? The new face of OHRAM TEA @ohramnigeria.#ohramtea#brandambassador#tea#coffee#weightwatch#stayfit#goddidit#gratefulheart Also Ohram Nigeria through their Instagram page announced the actress as their newest ambassador. They penned down: We are pleased to announce Esther Audu as our newest ambassador! She is the…

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TPT’s Adetokunbo Modupe Emerges PR Personality Of The Decade

Adetokunbo Modupe

Caption: Photo shows Adetokunbo Modupe, TPT’s Chairman, receiving the Outstanding PR Personality of the Decade award presented by Mazi Mike Okereke, President, Business Education Examinations Council (BEEC)   The Lead Strategist and Chairman of TPT International Limited, Adetokunbo Modupe, has emerged Outstanding PR Personality of the Decade. His overwhelming recognition was the high point of the 2017 Marketing Edge Awards, held at the Federal Palace Hotel, last weekend in Lagos. According to the organisers, the programme is aimed at recognising and rewarding excellence in Nigeria’s Public Relations, Advertising and Marketing Communications…

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Lagos Leads Cowbellpedia Qualifying Exam Perfect Score

Education

As the National Examination Council (NECO) released the results of the Qualifying Examination for this year’s Cowbellpedia Secondary Schools Mathematics TV Quiz Show conducted on March 19, Lagos State has produced two out of the five students that got the 100 percent score. The students are Miss Monyei Cynthia, 14 years old, of Good Shepherd Comprehensive Secondary School, Meiran, Lagos and Master Fuad Alaka, 13 years old, of Federal Government Science and Technical College, Yaba, Lagos. Both are in the Junior category. Out of a total of 51,018 students that…

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FirstBank Unveils New Website

The new clean and functional FirstBank Homepage

FirstBank of Nigeria launched its new and user-friendly website to provide more information on its innovative digital products, services and initiatives. The launch of the website comes in line with measures that the Bank has taken to execute its digital banking strategy that aims to progress all facets of the its activities in line with global best practices. Hence, the new site is a quantum leap from the old website and can be accessed via the new URL https://www.firstbanknigeria.com/  from any internet enabled device with a functional browser. The website is…

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