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African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) will hold its Senior Policy Seminar (SPS) from March 9-10, 2020 at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. The event is hosted in partnership with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the CBN Governor, Dr. Godwin Emefiele will deliver the keynote address. AERC’s annual Senior Policy Seminar is unique – bringing…

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has continued in its efforts to support the Federal Government’s drive to achieve a 95 percent financial inclusion rate by 2024. The foremost financial institution reaffirmed its commitment to further deepen financial inclusion in the country during the masterclass session tagged “Tech and Financial Inclusion”…

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…

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…

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…

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:…

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 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…

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, 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,…

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