WITH GIANTS CAMPAIGN, FIRSTBANK IS TRULY WOVEN INTO THE FABRIC OF SOCIETY  

  The ‘Giant in you’ campaign of the FirstBank has again confirmed the common expression that ‘apple doesn’t fall far from the tree’ given the history of the financial brand and its legendary relevance to the growth of enterprises, within and outside Nigeria.    In its usual creative conjecture, 13O-year-old FirstBank, has hit the airwaves and other media outlets with various visuals to articulate its new campaign ‘The Giant in You’. Breaking down the central message, ‘there is a giant in you’ the campaign stylishly reminds the bank customer that…

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Fidelity Bank: Here’s the perfect opportunity to grab your slice

By Iheanyi Nwachukwu On Thursday June 20, Nigeria’s 6th largest bank, Fidelity Bank Plc will open its public offer and Rights Issue. According to an article on the Businessday website and authored by Iheanyi Nwachukwu, the bank is raising a total of up to N127.100billion by way of a Rights Issue to existing shareholders and a Public Offer (the Combined Offer). Under the Rights Issue, 3.2 billion ordinary shares of 50 kobo each will be offered in the ratio of 1 new ordinary share for every 10 ordinary shares held…

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World Environment Day: Leading brands Support Ecological Conservation, unite to Reduce Carbon Footprints

In celebration of World Environmental Day (WED), leading brands across various sectors have revealed how they champion environmental action by adopting eco-friendly practices in their daily operations. From launching recyclable packaging and introducing energy-efficient solutions to cleanup campaigns, these companies say they have designed innovative programs and products to reduce their carbon footprint and support ecological conservation. The brands leading this charge on environmental sustainability are One Million Tree Initiative (OMTI), a non-governmental organisation, LG Electronics Inc, CE Power Solutions, SMP Media Group, and GSR 360 Ltd. These companies are…

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LG Electronics Takes Lead In Global Carbon Reduction Efforts on World Environment Day LG Electronics Inc, a multinational corporation in the consumer electronics and major appliance industry, has launched its ambitious global Zero Carbon 2030 initiative, aiming to achieve net-zero carbon emissions from its worldwide operations within 12 years. It is on this premise that LG Electronics Inc, and One Million Tree Initiative, (NGO) are collaborating in a tree planting drive. The exercise is scheduled to hold at Omole Housing Estate, phase 1, Ikeja, Lagos, in commemoration of the 2024…

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Announcing the 2024 GTCO Food and Drink Festival… A Celebration of Authentic Flavours

The countdown has begun to the 7th edition of the most anticipated culinary festival in Africa and Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (GTCO) is excited to announce dates for the 2024 GTCO Food and Drink Festival, set to take place from Friday, April 26th to Sunday, April 28th, at GTCentre, Plot 1 Water Corporation Drive, Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos. The GTCO Food and Drink Festival is widely recognised as the continent’s biggest food and drink festival, bringing together millions of food lovers and entrepreneurs to celebrate the rich and diverse…

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Road users lament as weeds take over Ibadan Expressway

Concerned motorists and other road users have expressed concerns over the uncompleted Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, after so many years. A concerned citizen by the name, F.O, in a viral message wrote: “It was disheartening to see that there are weeds growing in the inner edge and thick bushes between the to/fro median of the road, already! 😳 Haba! “Our well known lack of a maintenance culture again! We like to appropriate money for projects, loot a good percentage of it, utilize the balance over a long period of time, revise the…

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FG stops online banks from accessing customers’ photos, contacts

From May 31, 2023, loan apps on Play Store will lose their ability to access their users’ contacts or photos. This came as the Federal Government said it would enforce the latest policy by Google, saying the action was consistent with the Nigerian authorities’ move to curtail the invasion of customers’ privacy by loan app firms. The Federal Government had in recent time taken major decisions aimed at tackling the violation of customers’ privacy by loan apps. Notably, the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission,FCCPC had recently registered 170 loan…

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Woman faints after court refuses to reconcile her with husband

Zambia Observer has reported the story of a distressed woman of Marapodi compound in Lusaka, Zambia collapsed at the Matero Local Court after her polygamous husband refused to go on with their marriage, saying his faith does not allow him to have two wives. According to reports, it took several female passers-by to resuscitate Jane Zulu, 33, who fainted after walking a few steps out of the court room presided over by a magistrate, Gaston Kalala. Jane dragged Gilbert Zulu, 42, to court hoping to get him to be serious…

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President Buhari’s full speech on Naira Swap

My Dear Compatriots, I have found it necessary to address you today, on the state of the nation and to render account on the efforts of our administration to sustain and strengthen our economy, enhance the fight against corruption and sustain our gains in the fight against terrorism and insecurity which has, undoubtedly, been impacted by several internal and external factors. 2. Particularly, I am addressing you, as your democratically elected President, to identify with you and express my sympathy, over the difficulties being experienced as we continue the implementation…

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11th Anniversary Lecture: January 9 Collective wants Mental Health Bill signed into law

January 9 Collective, a socio-political group of professionals has called on governments across Nigeria to pay more attention to and increase funding for mental health. The call was made by the association’s Captain, Loye Amsat while declaring open its 11th Anniversary lecture where he noted that the rise in mental health cases was a cause for concern. Also lending her voice to the urgent need for intervention was the guest speaker,Oluseyi Elizabeth Odudimu, a UK-based mental health expert and CEO, Stop Mental Illness Foundation ( SMIF) who delivered a paper…

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