Promasidor Appoints New Managing Director

Promasidor

Promasidor Nigeria Limited has appointed Mr. Anders Einarsson as Managing Director. Einarsson, succeeds Mr. Olivier Thiry, who is now elevated to the Group as Chief Executive Officer.   Until his elevation, Einarsson served the organisation diligently as Chief Operating Officer. He joined PNG in 2013 as Strategy Director and was later promoted Finance Director.   As Finance Director, he inspired a first class department, leaving a strong legacy for his passionate and committed team.   Einarsson has extensive experience in Nigeria and other emerging markets, having worked across Africa and…

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Jumia Travel Launches A New Feature To Scale Facebook Messenger As A Customer Service Channel

Facebook Messenger is now fully integrated in Jumia Travel’s system as a powerful channel for Customer Service. The integration of customer service for Messenger in Jumia Travel’s system marks a new dawn for its customer service experience, as it offers a live chat experience on Facebook Messenger. The tool can also be used to instantly request for a hotel room on the platform, where the company’s professional Travel Advisors will offer counsel on the best accommodation options as well as make the booking. As the first African company to integrate Facebook Messenger…

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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

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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

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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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