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2016 Marketers Conference: A Bold Statement from ADVAN

Although it rained intermittently that week, the sun rose that morning with uncanny warmth and radiance. The venue of the conference was quite cosy as participants came in droves. Ten minutes to the formal opening of the event, the banquet hall of Sheraton hotel, venue of the conference was about …

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INNOVATION PRIZE FOR AFRICA WINNERS

This year’s winners of the Innovation Prize for Africa offer innovative responses to address malaria and HIV/AIDS, two of Africa’s greatest disease burdens, showcasing African ingenuity at the same time. In a colorful ceremony  that marked the five-year milestone anniversary of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA), the landmark programme …

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GOOGLE IS WORD’S TOP MEDIA OWNER

lphabet, Google’s holding company, has increased its lead as the largest media owner in the world and now generates $60bn in media revenues, or 166% more than its nearest rival, Walt Disney. This is one of the headline findings from the latest Top Thirty Global Media Owners report from ZenithOptimedia, …

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MTN NIGERIA WINS 2.6 GHZ AUCTION

he Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has declared MTN as winner of its latest auction for a 10-year frequency spectrum licence for the 2.6GHz band, which guarantees superior performance for wireless networks, especially 4G LTE services. The NCC had earlier confirmed that ‎MTN’s bid was in full compliance with the relevant …

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MULTICHOICE, SUPERSPORT UNVEILS NEW DEDICATED CHANNELS FOR EURO 2016

Multichoice-Nigeria and SuperSport have concluded arrangement not only to broadcast the matches live, through coming up dedicated channels for the sporting events, but also slashed the prize for a decoder, the lowest in 15 years. At a media parley in Lagos, it was said that for the duration of both …

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ECOBANK LAUNCHES NEW CONSUMER CAMPAIGN

he Ecobank Group has launched a new fully integrated consumer advertising campaign, ‘Move On Up’, centred on the bank’s drive to ensure that consumers have world-class accessible and convenient digital banking solutions across Africa. The bank unveiled the campaign at its head office in Lomé, Togo, to shareholders, Ecobank staff …

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BRAND BUHARI: ANY IMPACT AFTER ONE YEAR?

Conflict has always been part of the human existence. When the Legendary Greek philosopher Aristotle said over two thousand years ago, that humans are political animals, and political animals they are destined to remain, he spoke from hindsight of politics being eternally a fundamental and complex human activity that involves …

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SMALL BUSINESSES HOLD THE ACE IN GROWING NIGERIA’S GDP By Uzoma Dozie

Uzoma Dozie took over as the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Bank on November 1, last year, after Dr. Alex Otti resigned from the post to pursue his political ambition. 46-year old Dozie began his banking career 21 years ago, spanning various roles and functions related …

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