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Africa Oil transaction could precede surge in M&A in sub-Saharan Africa

Africa Oil Corporation’s acquisition of a 50% stake in Nigeria-focused Petrobras Oil and Gas B.V. (POGBV) could be the start of a new wave of mergers and acquisitions in sub-Saharan Africa’s economically important oil and gas sector. In January, Africa Oil completed the acquisition of a 50% equity stake in POGBV in a deal worth

ID Africa Opens Registration for 8th Edition of Nigerian Entertainment Conference

ID Africa, owners of theNETng and producers of Nigerian Entertainment Conference (NECLive) have opened registration for the 8th edition of the long running conference which holds on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. NECLive, which is the premier and largest gathering of entertainment industry professionals in Nigeria is expanding its format to accommodate new activities, events and

Olam Nigeria’s Pilot Farming Project To Boost Nigeria’s Tomato Value Chain

In line with the Federal Government of Nigeria’s initiative to attain self-sufficiency in tomato production and processing, Olam, a leading player in the Nigerian agriculture value chain recently embarked on a pilot farming project in the country. Executing the project through its subsidiary, Caraway Africa Nigeria Ltd, it acquired 20 hectares of land for this

Stanbic IBTC Unveils New Feature On Its @ease wallet

Leading end-to-end financial solutions provider, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has unveiled the addition of a new feature: ‘paycode’ to its @ease wallet. The Paycode feature has been introduced to give customers the opportunity to withdraw cash from their wallet on an ATM or from an agent at any location

Components of Public Relations

The Public Relations profession is like the human body with different parts. It is these components that we shall discuss today and how they come together to form public relations. In no particular order, here are some of the elements of public relations. Components of Public Relations – Mediacraft Associates Components of Public Relations 1:

Registration Portal Opens for InterswitchSPAK 3.0 national science competition

Interswitch has announced the commencement of another edition of its National Science competition, InterswitchSPAK 3.0 in Nigeria. Students from Senior Secondary Schools are now free to register for the competition on the InterswitchSPAK portal henceforth. InterswitchSPAK is an annual Pan-African competition aimed at re-igniting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects among secondary school students.

Interswitch Partners with American Express to Broaden Acceptance of Amex Cards in Nigeria

Interswitch Limited, a leading technology-driven company focused on the digitisation of payments in Nigeria and other countries in Africa, and American Express (AmEx), are pleased to announce a new partnership to expand the usage and acceptance of American Express Cards across Nigeria. The partnership with Interswitch will enable American Express Cardmembers to transact using a

Stanbic IBTC Set To Share Insights At Social Media Week 2020

Experts from the leading end-to-end financial solutions provider, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, will be sharing insights at the 2020 edition of the Social Media Week (SMW) in Lagos. The event is scheduled to hold at the Landmark Centre, Lagos, from Monday, February 24 to 28. SMW Lagos, heading into

Verve Launches ‘Live the Good Life Campaign’

Verve, the largest domestic card scheme in Africa, recently launched a new campaign themed “Live the good life”. The campaign reiterates the essence of the brand, affirming its versatility and the brand’s ability to enable cardholders to live the good life they so desire. The campaign, anchored on the brand’s Television Commercials (TVCs) uses humour,

Stanbic IBTC Aims To Groom Future Business Leaders Through YLS

Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, has continued to make a mark in the lives of Nigerian youths by engaging and empowering them at the annual Youth Leadership Series (YLS). The event held at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos. On Wednesday, February 12, the leading financial solutions provider organized the