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We’ll continue to promote excellence with Arts, Entertainment – Ambode ; AFRIMA ends as King Sunny-Ade is honored with Special Recognition Award; Whizkid, Flavour, Patoranking, Phyno, Aramide win big

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday said his administration would continue to utilise the elements of arts, culture, entertainment, tourism and sports to showcase the potentials that abound in the State. The Governor, who spoke when he hosted members and nominees of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) …

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President Buhari receives Senate President, Dr. Saraki; CAN (19 Northern States and Abuja); Outgoing Ambassador of Republic of Benin

President Muhammadu Buhari received in audience, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki at the State House, Abuja on Saturday, November 4, 2016. Others who came calling were the Executive Committee Members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)- 19 Northern States and Abuja and H.E. Dr Mouftaou Laleye, the outgoing …

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Nigerian, Dr. Magashi Garba, elected Civil Societies’ Representative to Global Financing Facility Investors Group

The international community via the Partnership for Maternal Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) NGO constituency has elected Dr Aminu Magashi Garba as one of the two next civil society representatives to the Global Financing Facility (GFF) Investors’ Group. The announcement came at the end of PMNCH Board Meeting on Thursday …

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Tony Elumelu Foundation reports partnerships with AfDB, ECOWAS, Coca-Cola, Ministry of Information; Minister restates Nigeria’s commitment to ease of doing business

At a large annual gathering of African entrepreneurs, held over the weekend in Lagos, Nigeria, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) hosted almost 1,000 women and men from 54 African countries, for the 2nd TEF Entrepreneurship Forum. In his keynote address, Foundation Chairman, Tony O. Elumelu announced partnerships with regional institutions …

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Guinness Nigeria appoints Egerton-Shyngle as new Commercial Director

Guinness Nigeria, manufacturers of alcoholic and non- alcoholic beverages such as Guinness Foreign Extra Stout and Orijin have announced the appointment of Emmanuel Egerton-Shyngle into the position of Commercial Director. Effective 1st November 2016, Egerton-Shyngle will take over from Paul Costigan who will be moving into other roles within Diageo. …

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South African Jay Caboz wins GE Energy & Infrastructure Award at CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards 2016

Caboz, a writer for Forbes Africa, in South Africa, won for his piece ‘40 Years of Mozambique – The Dead Port that Rose Again’ which was chosen from entries spanning 38 nations across the African continent. Jay Caboz, from South Africa, has been awarded the GE Energy & Infrastructure Award, …

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Tackling poverty and unemployment in Central and West Africa with Nestlé’s MYOWBU

People in Central and West Africa are benefiting from career and financial independence through Nestlé’s ‘My Own Business’ (MYOWBU) and pushcart schemes. The initiatives, led by the company’s out-of-home business Nestlé Professional, are helping to provide thousands of Africans with an opportunity to head their own street-vending business, and employ …

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Nestle Nigeria Plc’s Nutrition Institute Africa holds media workshop

Nestle Nigeria Plc through its Nutrition Institute Africa, held a workshop for the media at the Agbara, Lagos Factory of the multi-national on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. The well attended workshop which had the aim of furthering the understanding of the Science of Nutrition, had as its theme, ’Good Nutrition …

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