AD FRAUDS · AD WATCH · AGENCY NEWS · AUTO-MOTORING (NEWS) · BANKING · BRAND WARS · BRANDS · CAMPAIGN · COMMUNITY · GO GREEN · LOCAL BRANDS · PUBLIC RELATIONS · TECHNOLOGY · WORLD POLITICS & REBRANDING

[BRAND WAR]#AUTONEWS: INNOSON MOTORS IS AT WAR WITH GTBANK; LAMENTS BAD PR FROM RIVAL FIRM.

​Innoson Group, Nigeria’s foremost indigenous motor manufacturing company has raised the alarm over what it described as sponsored and calculated smear campaign against it and its Executive Chairman, Dr Innocent Chukwuma, by some unscrupulous interest group. In a statement signed by Mr. Cornel Osigwe, Public Relations and Media Manager of Innoson Group, the company said… Continue reading [BRAND WAR]#AUTONEWS: INNOSON MOTORS IS AT WAR WITH GTBANK; LAMENTS BAD PR FROM RIVAL FIRM.

AD OBSERVER · AGENCY NEWS · BANKING · BRAND WARS · BRANDING · BRANDS · CLASSIFIED ADS · DIGITAL MARKETING · EXPERENTIAL & MARKETING · FACEBOOK · NATIVE ADS · TECHNOLOGY · TRENDS

[BRANDS]#SOCIALMEDIA: TWITTER PLANS TO LAY-OFF MORE EMPLOYEES.

Twitter Inc. is planning widespread job cuts, to be announced as soon as this week, according to people familiar with the matter. The company may cut about 8 percent of the workforce, or about 300 people, the same percentage it did last year when co-founder Jack Dorsey took over as chief executive officer, the people… Continue reading [BRANDS]#SOCIALMEDIA: TWITTER PLANS TO LAY-OFF MORE EMPLOYEES.

AD OBSERVER · AD WATCH · ADBUZZ · ADVERTISING · AGENCY NEWS · AWARDS · BANKING · BRAND JOURNALISM · BRANDS · EVENT · FEATURED AD · PROMO · SPONSORED AD · TELECOMMS

[PROMOTED] #BJAN: BRAND JOURNALIST ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN ANNUAL CONFERENCE GETS NOVEMBER 3RD-5TH DATE; STANBIC IBTC, CBN SET TO SPEAK ON MOBILE MONEY. READ:

L-R: Melvin Awolowo, acting communication manager, Stanbic IBTC; Goddie Ofose, chairman, Brand Journalists’ Association of Nigeria (BJAN), and Bennet Frimpong, marketing manager, personal and business banking, Stanbic IBTC, at the press conference to announce the 4th annual brand & marketing conference with the theme “ Mobile Money in Nigeria” held in Lagos. PHOTO: AKEEM SALAU… Continue reading [PROMOTED] #BJAN: BRAND JOURNALIST ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN ANNUAL CONFERENCE GETS NOVEMBER 3RD-5TH DATE; STANBIC IBTC, CBN SET TO SPEAK ON MOBILE MONEY. READ:

AD OBSERVER · ADBUZZ · AGENCY NEWS · BANKING · BRAND WARS · BRANDS · BRANDWEEK REPORT · LOCAL BRANDS · TECHNOLOGY

[BRANDS]#DEBRANDING: MTN NIGERIA DISCONTINUES MOBILE MONEY SERVICES IN SOUTH AFRICA.

​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.

AD OBSERVER · ADBUZZ · AGENCY NEWS · BANKING · BRANDS · BRANDWEEK REPORT

[BRANDS] #BANKING: FIRST BANK CONFIRMS OLUSEGUN ALEBIOSU AS CHIEF RISK OFFICER. 

​First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s most valuable banking brand and foremost financial institution, yesterday announced the appointment of Mr. Olusegun Alebiosu as its new Chief Risk Officer (CRO).  Prior to this appointment, Olusegun was the Chief Risk Officer of Coronation Merchant Bank.  Mr. Alebiosu’s appointment, which is still subject to approval by the Central… Continue reading [BRANDS] #BANKING: FIRST BANK CONFIRMS OLUSEGUN ALEBIOSU AS CHIEF RISK OFFICER. 

AD WATCH · ADBUZZ · BANKING · BRAND JOURNALISM · BRAND WARS · BRANDS · COMMUNITY · WORLD POLITICS & REBRANDING

[BRAND WEEK] #BUSINESSREPORT: CBN REINSTATED SUSPENDED BANKS BACK TO MAINSTREAM FOREX.

​The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has re-admitted the remaining eight banks banned from foreign exchange market dealings. The banks had been sanctioned over non-remittance of government’s $2.3 billion to the Treasury Single Account (TSA). The reversal comes barely two weeks after the regulatory authority took action against the financial institutions. CBN’s Director of Banking… Continue reading [BRAND WEEK] #BUSINESSREPORT: CBN REINSTATED SUSPENDED BANKS BACK TO MAINSTREAM FOREX.

AGENCY NEWS · BANKING · BRAND JOURNALISM · BRANDS · BRANDWEEK REPORT · COMMUNITY · WORLD POLITICS & REBRANDING

[BRANDWEEK] #BUSINESSREPORT: CBN LICENSES 11 NEW PRIVATE FOREX OPERATORS IN NIGERIA AMIDST BANK SUSPENSIONS.

​The Central Bank of Nigeria has licensed new International Money Transfer Operators to operate in Nigeria. The Central Bank of Nigeria announced this yesterday in a statement by the acting Director of Corporate Communications, Isaac Okorafor. The AgDG said it is in furtherance of efforts to liberalise the Foreign Exchange Market, ensure liquidity and make… Continue reading [BRANDWEEK] #BUSINESSREPORT: CBN LICENSES 11 NEW PRIVATE FOREX OPERATORS IN NIGERIA AMIDST BANK SUSPENSIONS.

AGENCY NEWS · BANKING · BRAND JOURNALISM · BRANDWEEK REPORT · COMMUNITY · CONSUMER FORUM · LOCAL BRANDS · TECHNOLOGY · TELECOMMS

[BRANDWEEK REPORT]#BANKING: ALIKO DANGOTE LAUNCHES SUNTRUST BANK.

​SunTrust Bank is the first regional bank to receive a new license by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) since 2001 and the first full-fledged financial technology bank in Nigeria.  The Bank is the first commercial bank that runs minimal branches and focuses on electronic channels by offering telephone, mobile and internet banking services. According… Continue reading [BRANDWEEK REPORT]#BANKING: ALIKO DANGOTE LAUNCHES SUNTRUST BANK.

AD OBSERVER · AD WATCH · ADBUZZ · BANKING · BRANDS · BREAKING NEWS · DIGITAL MARKETING · GO GREEN · MILLENIALS · SOCIAL MEDIA · TECHNOLOGY · TRENDS · UNITED NATIONS

[BREAKING NEWS] #NEWWORLDORDER: NIGERIA INTRODUCES BVN ATM CARD.

This story is still evolving, but we promise to keep you posted. In the light of having a unified banking and payment system, we feel Nigeria is stepping forward for Africa in the NEW WORLD ORDER! This card comes complete with your information including finger print. Adobserver: Joy Ndubuisi ©thebrandradio 2016. All rights reserved.

AD OBSERVER · ADVERTISING · AGENCY NEWS · BANKING · BRAND JOURNALISM · BRANDING · BRANDS · CONSUMER FORUM · DIGITAL MARKETING · EVENT · EXPERENTIAL & MARKETING · FMCG/PRODUCT PACKAGING · LOCAL BRANDS · MILLENIALS · NATIVE ADS · PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT · SOCIAL MEDIA · SPONSORED AD · TELECOMMS · TRENDS

[PROMOTED] #BJAN2016: BRAND JOURNALISTS’ ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA ANNOUNCES 4TH ANNUAL MARKETING CONFERENCE. READ MORE:

The Brand journalists’ association of Nigeria BJAN has announced its 4th ANNUAL MARKETING CONFERENCE tagged “Mobile money in Nigerian challenges, opportunities and threats.” The event which would take place at Jata Events & Resorts in LEKKI Lagos has been billed to kick off on 3rd November to the 5th of November 2016. Guest speakers would… Continue reading [PROMOTED] #BJAN2016: BRAND JOURNALISTS’ ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA ANNOUNCES 4TH ANNUAL MARKETING CONFERENCE. READ MORE:

AD OBSERVER · AD WATCH · AGENCY NEWS · ARTICLES-EXCERPTS · AWARDS · BANKING · BRAND JOURNALISM · BRANDMEET UP · BRANDS · CONSUMER FORUM · DIGITAL MARKETING · PODCASTS · RADIO BROADCASTING · SAY NO TO VIOLENCE · theBRANDRADIO AWARDS · WORLD POLITICS & REBRANDING

[EXCLUSIVE] #BRANDMEETUP: CORPORATE SLAVERY IN GTBANK; INTERVIEW WITH AN EX STAFF. READ & DOWNLOAD AUDIO:

​GTBANK also known as Guaranty Trust Bank or GTB is one of Nigerian’s most celebrated multinational financial institution, that offers one of the fastest and safest Online/Internet Banking in the country.  Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, Investment Banking and Asset Management services are just part of the retinue in its bouquet. With over  231 branches, 17… Continue reading [EXCLUSIVE] #BRANDMEETUP: CORPORATE SLAVERY IN GTBANK; INTERVIEW WITH AN EX STAFF. READ & DOWNLOAD AUDIO:

AD WATCH · ADVERTISING · AGENCY NEWS · BANKING · BRAND STORIES · BRAND WARS · BRANDS · BRANDWEEK REPORT · FACEBOOK · GOOGLE · MICROSOFT · NATIVE ADS · SOCIAL MEDIA · TRENDS · YOUTUBE

[BRAND ACQUISITIONS] #NATIVEADS: YAHOO VERIZON DEAL; HERE IS ALL WE KNOW FROM ANALYSTS’ POV. READ:

Verizon’s $4.8 billion acquisition of Yahoo just shows how much has changed in the company’s over 20-years pioneering history. Yahoo went from being one of the world’s biggest companies in online search to an internet company that’s struggled in recent years to move beyond display advertising.  Now, Verizon wants to build a digital advertising and… Continue reading [BRAND ACQUISITIONS] #NATIVEADS: YAHOO VERIZON DEAL; HERE IS ALL WE KNOW FROM ANALYSTS’ POV. READ: