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:
The equities market closed today on a negative note, as Nigerian Stock exchange ALL SHARE INDEX ( NSE ASI) depreciated by 0.25% to close at 28,733.90 basis points , compared with the 0. 36 % appreciation recorded previously. Its Year-to-Date (YTD) returns currently stands at +0 .32%. Market breadth closed negative as SKYEBANK led 10gainers… Continue reading [BRANDWEEK] #REPORT: SKYEBANK SHARE RISES FOLLOWING ACQUSITION BY CBN AND AMCON. READ:
Nigeria’s descent to a now virtually inevitable recession has long been foretold by analysts so no serious-minded person will be surprised at the news that the Nigerian economy contracted by 0.36 percent in the first quarter of 2016. Economic historians say this is the first quarterly negative since 2004 and on an annual basis since… Continue reading [WORLDPOLITICS] #DEBRANDING: THE NEW FACE OF NIGERIA’S ECONOMIC RECESSION.
Just last week after our feature on the lamentations of telecomms companies on the rising cost of diesel for operational procedures, MTN Group Limited is in talks with the Central Bank of Nigeria about the early repayment of almost $600m of debt to reduce exposure to the naira, which has weakened against the rand this… Continue reading [BRAND NEWS] MTN IS TALKING WITH CBN TO LOAN $600M IN CUSHOINING RISING OPERATIONAL COSTS AGAINST THE DOLLAR RISE.