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ADESOLA ADEDUNTAN, CEO, FIRSTBANK – HOW TO DO WELL BY DOING GOOD

I travel to meet Dr Adesola Adeduntan in Edinburgh, where he has been invited to give a keynote address at the Edinburgh School of Business about the role of financial institutions in driving financial inclusion. Fittingly, as you land in Edinburgh, you are greeted by billboards from different investment funds …

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HOW FIRSTBANK FINTECH SUMMIT IS CONTRIBUTING TO BRIDGE NIGERIA’S FINANCIAL INCLUSION By Bala Augie

As financial solution providers continue to face stiffer competition globally from Fintech startups and emerging technologies such as blockchain, cryptocurrency and crowdfunding, and the increasing level of disruption in the traditional mode of payment and business models, technology holds the key to unlock the potentials in the financial service sector …

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All Hail the Champions! Photos

How best can one describe the NBG Finals between Fidelity and UBA yesterday? Nerve wracking, enthralling, grueling, entertaining, mesmerizing, ecstatic? You just can’t be wrong on any of these fronts! Simply put: The match lived up to its billing as it had everybody sitting on the edge of their seats. …

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The More Women Are At The Top, The More Women Are Motivated To Get There – Patricia Obozuwa

Patricia Obozuwa is the Chief Communications and Public Affairs Officer for GE Africa, a position she has held since April 2012 when she built the communications and public affairs functions.   Patricia leads a team of communicators across Sub-Saharan Africa, building and protecting GE’s brand and image on the sub-continent. …

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Tade Adekunle Offers A Vision For The Future of EXMAN

Tade Adekunle is the CEO of Keskese a leading Experiential Marketing and activation agency and winner of the AGENCY OF THE YEAR at EXMAN’s inaugural Awards for Excellence in Experiential Marketing staged in 2017. A consummate professional and multi-faceted operator in the marketing communications field. He is seen as the …

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At MultiChoice, we keep reinventing to delight customers, says Ugbe

At MultiChoice, we keep reinventing to delight customers, says Ugbe John Ugbe is the Chief Executive Officer of MultiChoice Nigeria. In this Interview with MARGARET MWANTOK, he spoke about the brand’s 25 years presence in the country and how it is reinventing itself to be sustainable. He also spoke about …

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FIRSTBANK MARCHES ON, BRINGS THE WORLD TO A STANDSTILL

Nigeria’s Premier financial institution and iconic banking Brand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited had the world stand still on Friday, 1 March 2019, as it held its symbolic flag hoisting ceremony across Nigeria and other countries where it does business. The celebratory flag hoisting officially flags off the bank’s commemoration …

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‘Rebranding Nigeria is not about slogans, media campaigns’

Lolu Akinwunmi is the Group CEO of advertising and marketing communication group, Prima Garnet, Lagos. He has served as Chairman, Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON), President, Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) among others. On the launch of his recent book, Skin For Skin: The Prima Garnet Story, …

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Public Relations Took A Hit During Economic Recession – Ehiguese, PRCAN President

President of Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria (PRCAN) and Group CEO of MediaCraft Associates, at 60, bares his mind on issues facing Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC), and how the issues can be addressed. How does it feel being 60 and active in Integrated Marketing Communication across Africa? There is …

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Adulteration Killing Distillery Business In Nigeria – Odesile

Managing Director, Grand Oak Limited, Aare Fatai Odesile, has spent close to three decades in the nation’s food and drink sub sector of the economy; first at 7Up Nigeria Plc, Nigeria Distilleries Limited and, later, at Grand Oak. In this interview with RAHEEM AKINGBOLU, he spoke on a range of …

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