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[LUXURY BRANDS] #INDIA: PAYTM PROJECTS ECOMMERCE, LURES FENDI, GUCCI; BAUER PLANS SAME. READ:

  Paytm is exploring deep into the luxury space to launch an online and mobile ecommerce platform exclusively for luxury products. The Alibaba-backed digital payments and ecommerce company has roped in marquee luxury brands like Gucci, Fendi, Furla and Burberry for its mobile luxury platform Anasa and is courting more brands. A Paytm spokesperson, however,… Continue reading [LUXURY BRANDS] #INDIA: PAYTM PROJECTS ECOMMERCE, LURES FENDI, GUCCI; BAUER PLANS SAME. READ:

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[PROMO] #CARTOON: CAPTION THIS BY NASOWEESEAM NOW HAS A WINNER.

“We have a winner folks. By popular votes Sunday Okoro Chijioke emerges winner of Nasoweseeam’s Write a Caption & Win”. This was announced on our partner blog http://www.nasoweseeam.com yesterday. Sunday is now N20,000 richer. A 23 year 200level student of National Open University of Nigeria who hails from Eboyin State. His hobbies are writing, reading… Continue reading [PROMO] #CARTOON: CAPTION THIS BY NASOWEESEAM NOW HAS A WINNER.

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[CREATIVE WRITING] PAUL UGBEDE WINS BEETA PLAYWRIGHT COMPETITION.

Photo: Head, Group Strategy, Union Bank Plc, Lola Cardoso (left); founder, Beeta Universal Arts Foundation (BAUF), Bikiya Graham-Douglas; winner of first edition of Beeta Playwright Competition (BPC) recently organised by BAUF and sponsored by Union Bank Plc and Head, Corporate Affairs, Union Bank Plc… in Lagos Mr. Paul Ugbede has won the maiden edition of… Continue reading [CREATIVE WRITING] PAUL UGBEDE WINS BEETA PLAYWRIGHT COMPETITION.

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[WORLD POLITICS & REBRANDING] EGBA MONARCH URGES THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT TO INVEST IN SME’s

The Alake and paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, has urged the Nigerian Government and the private sector to develop Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), to grow the nation’s economy. The monarch stated this on Monday, while addressing newsmen on the activities heralding the 30th anniversary of Lisabi Festival, slated to hold from Monday,… Continue reading [WORLD POLITICS & REBRANDING] EGBA MONARCH URGES THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT TO INVEST IN SME’s

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[ENDORSEMENTS] SCHNEIDER TO SPONSOR NIGERIAN LAGOS CITY MARATHON WINNERS TO PARIS.

Two Nigerian athletes that emerged as winners at the last Lagos City Marathon are to be sponsored to the April 3 Paris Marathon. The two are Sharubutu Philibus, 27, from Nassarawa and Dinatu Yohanna, 26, who would don the Nigerian national colours at the event, courtesy of Schneider Electric, a Lagos-based subsidiary of a multinational… Continue reading [ENDORSEMENTS] SCHNEIDER TO SPONSOR NIGERIAN LAGOS CITY MARATHON WINNERS TO PARIS.

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[WORLD POLITICS & REBRANDING] EXPERTS PREDICT A TOUGH ECONOMIC YEAR IN NIGERIA.

       President Muhammadu Buhari Is Pastor Enoch Adeboye’s January 1st predictions coming true on Nigeria? “We can’t predict the future” says Samuel Odusami, Head, Research & Strategy, Stream Media but his outlook is an expression of his company’s expertise and consistent thought leadership. Read his article here. IT may not be good news for Nigerians… Continue reading [WORLD POLITICS & REBRANDING] EXPERTS PREDICT A TOUGH ECONOMIC YEAR IN NIGERIA.

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[DIGITAL MARKETING] #MCW16: SAMSUNG AND FACEBOOK’S OCULUS, A REASON WHY MOBILE MAY BE DEAD BY 2020. FIND OUT:

We are still basking in the euphoria of the launch of Samsung’s flagship S7 and S7 edge. “One day, you’ll put on a headset and that will change the way you live, work and communicate.” Read more about Mark Zuckerberg’s lofty dream on Artificial intelligence and virtual reality here Mark Zuckerberg said in Samsung mobile’s… Continue reading [DIGITAL MARKETING] #MCW16: SAMSUNG AND FACEBOOK’S OCULUS, A REASON WHY MOBILE MAY BE DEAD BY 2020. FIND OUT:

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[BRAND WARS] BATTLE OF THE BUNNIES, ENERGIZER SUES DURACELL.

Some bunnies may have to stand down in the U.S. Energizer, owned by Energizer Holdings Inc., is suing Procter & Gamble’s Duracell brand. Duracell’s non-US bunny-branded packaging is allegedly being sold in the United States and undermining Energizer’s iconic pink bunny. The “public is likely mistakenly to believe Duracell’s products originate from or are affiliated,… Continue reading [BRAND WARS] BATTLE OF THE BUNNIES, ENERGIZER SUES DURACELL.

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[BRAND REVIEW] ACTIVATIONS: CHECK OUT THE NEW SAMSUNG GALAXY S7 AND S7 EDGE.

Samsung had something to prove with last year’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge . It wanted to show the world that it too could make high-end smartphones with great design and premium materials, just like Apple and HTC have done for years. And it succeeded: the S6 models were by far the nicest smartphones ever… Continue reading [BRAND REVIEW] ACTIVATIONS: CHECK OUT THE NEW SAMSUNG GALAXY S7 AND S7 EDGE.

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[BRAND NEWS] UBER DISAPPOINTED IN KALAMAZOO DRIVER SHOOTER.

The man accused of killing six people and injuring two more in a Saturday evening shooting rampage in Kalamazoo, Michigan, was an Uber driver who picked up and dropped off passengers between shootings, sources confirmed. The source, who is not authorized to speak to media, said investigators believe Jason Brian Dalton was even looking for… Continue reading [BRAND NEWS] UBER DISAPPOINTED IN KALAMAZOO DRIVER SHOOTER.

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[FINES/VIOLATIONS] DSTV NIGERIA SLAMMED BY CONSUMER PROTECTION AGENCY.

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has ordered MultiChoice Nigeria Limited in the provision of its Digital Satellite Broadcast Television (DStv) to compensate consumers within 90 days and introduce toll-free lines to them, following confirmation of its investigations on allegations of violations of consumer rights. Consequently, the Council in Abuja yesterday directed DStv to release of… Continue reading [FINES/VIOLATIONS] DSTV NIGERIA SLAMMED BY CONSUMER PROTECTION AGENCY.