Category: National/Politics

Global economic downturn: Dangote urges government to protect local industries

President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has advocated for policies that safeguard domestic industries and cultivate them into indigenous champions capable of generating jobs and fostering prosperity in the face of current global economic woes. The foremost entrepreneur told the gathering of manufacturers and investors in Abuja while delivering a speech on ‘Rethinking Manufacturing…

Cholera: Oyo Govt. Calls for Heightened Vigilance

The Oyo State Government has called on residents to be more vigilant, imbibe good sanitation and take preventive measures to combat the spread of cholera. The call was made in a statement issued on Monday by the Commissioner for Environment, Arc. Abdulmoheed Mogbonjubola in Ibadan today. He lamented that the World Health Organization (WHO), has…

Stanbic IBTC set to host Bloom Weekend

Stanbic IBTC Holdings has announced the date for its annual women’s event tagged ‘Bloom Weekend’, coming up in July 2024. This dynamic event will celebrate women in its Blue Blossom community and feature several components including a yoga session, village market, the Ladies At The Table Empowerment Series (LATTES), an all-day trade fair, and Small…

Dangote Accuses IOCs of Plotting For Our Oil Refinery To Fail

Vice President, Oil and Gas at Dangote Industries Limited (DIL), Devakumar Edwin, has accused International Oil Companies (IOCs) in Nigeria of doing everything to frustrate the survival of Dangote Oil Refinery and Petrochemicals. Edwin said the IOCs are deliberately and wilfully frustrating the refinery’s efforts to buy local crude by jerking up high premium price…

GTCO Rated Nigeria’s Strongest Brand and Best Banking Brand in Nigeria

Africa’s leading financial services institution, Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (“GTCO” or “the Group”), has added to its impressive haul of accolades as it was recently named Nigeria’s strongest brand and Best Banking Brand in Nigeria by Brand Finance and Global Brands Magazine, respectively. These awards not only reaffirm GTCO’s position as a leading financial…

ICAN, NGX Honour Dangote Cement for Excellence in Corporate Reporting

Dangote Cement has been honoured with the top prize at the inaugural Corporate Reporting Award, jointly organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and NGX Regulation Limited. The leading cement manufacturer received the Platinum award for excelling across all three reporting categories, showcasing exemplary reporting practices that comprehensively address all relevant aspects…

Aliko Dangote Foundation, WEF Announce 2024 Class of Dangote Fellows

Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF), in conjunction with the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Forum of Young Global Leaders (YGL), has unveiled gifted and high calibre individuals for the esteemed 2024 class of the World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders (YGL) Dangote Fellows. ADF and WEF, in a release, said, “With great excitement and anticipation, ADF…

The Imperative of Independent Pre-Acquisition Audits for Out-of-Home (OOH) Campaigns

By: Philip Odiakose In Out-of-Home (OOH) advertising, where campaigns are designed to captivate audiences in the physical world, the stakes are high, and the margin for error is slim. As a seasoned Chief Media Analyst with over a decade of experience in media monitoring and research, I have seen firsthand the potential pitfalls that await advertisers and…