Barely 24hours after Local authorities in Japan ordered Apple to pay 12 billion yen ($118m) in taxes for allegedly underreporting earnings that were sent to a business unit in Ireland, an Apple business unit has since paid the amount, according to local broadcaster NHK . It is understood that the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau determined… Continue reading [LEVELS] #FINE: APPLE JUST PAID $118MILLION TAX EVASION FINE TO JAPANESE GOVERNMENT.
All is set for the 2016 Lagos Comic congress #lagoscomicon2016. The event which would take place tomorrow at Neca House Alausa opposite Fela’s Shrine as publicized on the Brand radio blog would feature prominent artists like Godwin Okpocha (popular comedian basketmouth’s brother), Ebele Okoye, DAPO Adesugba (Collyde prime), Deji Arosho, Gregory Odutayo, Akodgan Alli and… Continue reading [PROMOTED] #2016: GODWIN OKPOCHA SET TO GRACE LAGOS COMICON HOLDING TOMORROW AT NECA HOUSE, LAGOS.
Guinness Nigeria Plc plans to increase exports to improve sales and generate more foreign exchange as the country’s second-largest brewer battles to overcome an economic slump in its home market. That will help resolve the brewer’s shortage of foreign currency in Nigeria, which the beverage maker needs to pay for imported goods. “With all the… Continue reading [PRODUCT]#FMCG: GUINNESS NIGERIA WANTS TO EXPORT STOUT TO SOUTH AFRICA.
Still basking in the success of its sold out pre-order sales of its flagship iphone 7, reports have confirmed that Tokyo authorities just imposed a back tax of $118 million on an Apple subsidiary over money transfers to Ireland, reports said Friday, as the IT giant’s tax payments come under global scrutiny. The Tokyo Regional… Continue reading [BRANDS] #FINE: APPLE JUST GOT SLAMMED $118MILLION FOR TAX EVASION IN JAPAN.
South African mobile phone operator, MTN Group, on yesterday scrapped its local mobile money business due to its high operating cost. The Brand said, in a statement in Johannesburg, that the business was no longer viable in a country where around three quarters of the population already had a bank account. “The operating costs of… Continue reading [BRANDS]#DEBRANDING: MTN NIGERIA DISCONTINUES MOBILE MONEY SERVICES IN SOUTH AFRICA.
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to sanction Globacom for not adhering to the 10 percent threshold for interconnect traffic by telecom companies even as it says it has discovered 41 fake and unlicensed service providers operating in the country’s telecommunications industry. This is contained in the organisation’s 2016 Q1 Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Report… Continue reading [TELECOMMS] #FINES: NCC MAY SANCTION GLOBACOM ON INTERCONNECT VIOLATIONS. READ:
After a successful Rio 2016 Olympics outing graced by brilliant brand strategies and advertising, we seriously think Samsung Galaxy “HOT” note 7 batteries are burning out! Few days back on the Brand radio blog, we announced that Samsung is recalling all defective Samsung Galaxy note 7 phablets following a report by a man whose SUV caught… Continue reading [BRAND FAILS]#HOTNOTE: IT’S OFFICIAL; SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 7 BATTERY EXPLOSION IS THE WORST BRAND CALAMITY YET.
Around June 2015, Hi Media limited owners of HiTV (a digital pay tv with its own dedicated decoder channels) in Nigeria was slammed a law suit of over N9billion indebtedness-It finally dragged the budding TV under. Read more about the law suit here However Contrary to news that circulated on social, the MD of HiTV Mr… Continue reading [BRAND FAILS] #ENTERPRENEUR: THE TRUE STORY BEHIND DEFUNCT HiTV AS SHARED BY TOYIN SUBAIR-MD.
It is approximately six weeks to the much anticipated MTV Africa Music Awards 2016 ( MAMA) which will take in Johannesburg, South Africa this year. A dazzling line – up of artiste(s) is set to headline Lagos’ annual Road to MAMA party, taking place at the Hard Rock Cafe on Sunday 2 October. In the… Continue reading [ENEWS]#MTVMAMA2016: SIMI, YCEE OTHERS COUNT DOWN TO MTV MAMA AWARDS 2016. CHECK OUT OTHE LINE UPS: