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21 Mar 2015
“Nigeria’s entrance, with the Calabar ICC, into the international meetings industry is significant, not only because of the country’s large population, but also for its projected continuous economic growth,” said Paul D’Arcy, CEO of Calabar ICC in statement.
21 Mar 2015
“Have you ever wanted something so badly, but when you got it, it only lasted such a short time?” Haruna knows exactly how that feels, here is his story.
21 Mar 2015
Zino was heading back to her desk when she saw Mr. Olaniyan bearing down on them. She quickly scurried out of his way and kept her gaze on her work until he left. He was shouting. ‘Why didn’t you email the presentation to someone else on the team, just in case? Have you no initiative? I don’t care if your mother died this morning. Your irresponsibility has gone far enough!’ She snuck back to Eric’s desk as soon as Mr. O’s door slammed. He was slumped in his chair, his face full of unhappiness. She looked at the paper he was holding in his hand. It was Eric’s first query.
21 Mar 2015
About 50 films have been carefully selected and lined up for screening. The films were curated by the iREP directorate in collaboration with its partners — the US-based African World Documentary Film Festival, AWDFF; the Germany-based Association of Documentary film makers (Ag-Dok): and the British Council, which is supporting the festival for the first time this year.
21 Mar 2015
The Area General Manager of Starwood Hotels in Nigeria, Mr. Barry Curran said that, each female diner that visits the restaurants during the month of March would be entered into a raffle to win special prizes ranging from Kalahari Lifestyle products, Pandora Jewelry items as well as free-night stay vouchers at Sheraton hotels in Nigeria.
20 Mar 2015
According to the Marketing Director, Pernod Ricard Nigeria, Mr. Sola Oke, “we are thrilled to partner with IHG on enhancing the cocktail experiences of guests across AMEA hotels with our famous brands, for basic mixed drinks and sophisticated cocktails.
20 Mar 2015
In addition to everyday Visa transactions in stores, online and at ATMs, Airtel Money can also be used to make micro-payments, conduct fund transfers, purchase airtime and pre-paid electricity, plus Internet bundles, using an easy, safe mobile experience. For example, a bill can be paid without having to travel, wait in long lines, or hold large sums of cash.
20 Mar 2015
The company recently demerged its Baked Goods Division into Food Concepts Pioneer Limited (FCPL). Pioneer Foods acquired 50.01 per cent of FCPL while Food Concepts Plc retains 49.9 per cent. FCPL will house Butterfield Bakeries, a baked goods business specialising in bread and sausage roll production. This will allow Pioneer Foods to leverage existing infrastructure and brand recognition — both crucial elements of consumer packaged-goods companies. Pioneer Foods will implement several operational changes to the Butterfield bakery to increase its efficiency and consistency.
20 Mar 2015
Mohammed Isah, the vice chairman of the university’s Okada Riders Association, said their business has been affected. He said: “Anyigba is a university town and our businesses here largely depend on students’ patronage. Without them, commercial activities are paralysed. We urge the interested parties to reach an agreement and call off the strike.”
20 Mar 2015
“That is why an area such as Nollywood has exploded. So I think content is an important space. But there is also optimism in terms of the infrastructure aspect of it. Nigeria is going to go through digital migration on the television side and that is going to create opportunity for a lot more channels to come alive on the television side. So, there is just a plethora opportunities to look at. So if you have a sound business plan and understand what it takes, there are lots of opportunities to look at,” he added.

20 Mar 2015
IN your pursuit of happiness, you might find solace in an elective office, which is why you might employ military strategies to gain your wishes. Your enemies are the other candidates for the offices of governor or senator, whichever you prefer. Your objective is victory at the polls, for the fulfillment of your goal. Your…
20 Mar 2015
“The scholarship scheme, which is in its third year, is conducted annually by LG as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities with the sole aim of empowering young people as well as developing the educational sector, ensuring that youths who are the future leaders are adequately empowered with the required funds and assistance to enable them achieve their dreams and aspirations.”


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