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Shongai Packaging explores inter-African trade, exports plastic pallets to Ghana, Others

Shongai Packaging explores inter-African trade, exports plastic pallets to Ghana, Others

Business, Corporate Stories
Shongai Packaging Industry Limited a subsidiary of Sona Group of Industries, has begun its expansion into inter-African trade by exporting plastic pallets to Ghana and other African countries. This comes on the back of Shongai Packaging's commitment to reduce the environmental impact of packaging production on trees by producing plastic pallets for companies within and outside the country. Special Adviser to Ogun State Governor and Director General of Investment Promotion and facilitation Agency, Mr Olakunle Amoo lauded the innovation of the company at the export ceremony and urged other companies to emulate the export drive of Shongai Packaging Industry Limited. Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Ajai Massadi, Group Managing Director of Sona Group of Industries stated that the i...
NEWS ENGINEERING NIGERIA LIMITED ENTERS AGREEMENT WITH RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AGENCY (REA)

NEWS ENGINEERING NIGERIA LIMITED ENTERS AGREEMENT WITH RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AGENCY (REA)

Corporate Stories
NEWS Engineering Nigeria Limited has entered into a “Grant Agreement for Performance Base Grant and Output Based Grant for Mini Grid development and Solar Home Systems Components respectively with the Rural Electrification Agency (REA). This will enable NEWS Engineering Nigeria Limited to build, commission, own and operate the mini grids across various states in Nigeria including Sokoto, Abia and Niger States. Managing Director, News Engineering Nigeria Limited, Lady Josephine Nwaeze signing the document These projects are under the auspices of the Nigerian Electrification Project (NEP). Speaking at the Performance Based Grant and Output Based Grant Agreement Signing Event, the MD/CEO of REA, Engr. Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad addressed all in attendance that; “Our objective i...
Clickatell Secures $91 Million in Series C Funding for US Expansion and Product Acceleration

Clickatell Secures $91 Million in Series C Funding for US Expansion and Product Acceleration

Corporate Stories, Technology
Clickatell investors now include Arrowroot Capital, Kennedy Lewis Investment Management, Sequoia Capital, DAG Ventures, Endeavor Global and Harvest Clickatell, today has secured $91 million in their Series C round. This round was led by Arrowroot Capital, with participation from Kennedy Lewis Investment Management, Endeavor Global and Harvest. Clickatell the CPaaS innovator and Chat Commerce leader, which has delivered double-digit profitable growth for several years, will use the Series C round capital to scale and expand three key areas: (i) Accelerated development and innovation of its Chat Commerce offering, (ii) Expansion of its footprint in the U.S., and (iii) Scaling of sales and marketing efforts on the back of growing demand from leading brands. The new capital will ...
NSE PRESIDENT, ENGR. TASIU  WUDIL RECEIVES NEWS ENGINEERING TEAM

NSE PRESIDENT, ENGR. TASIU WUDIL RECEIVES NEWS ENGINEERING TEAM

Corporate Stories
promises to work with stakeholders to see to the implementation of Executive Order 5 Lady Josephine Nwaeze, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria's frontline and leading power and electrical engineering firm, News Engineering Nigeria Limited, led the Board and Management of the company on a congratulatory visit to the new President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), ENGR. TASIU WUDIL, FNSE, at the NSE headquarters, Abuja. Joining the President to receive the delegation were the Deputy President of NSE, Engr. Margaret Aina Oguntala, FNSE, and other Executive members. Speaking at the event, News Engineering Managing Director, Lady Josephine congratulated Engr. Wudil, a seasoned and highly resourceful professional, on his well deserved election as the...
Olalere hinges business success on market research, collaboration

Olalere hinges business success on market research, collaboration

Business, Corporate Stories
Group Managing Director, Numero Groups of companies, Omowunmi Olalere, has admonished Nigerians planning to venture into business to study the industry they want to venture into and embrace collaboration with others to succeed. She said this during the third anniversary of the company and the unveiling of the Omowunmi Olalere Foundation. The foundation was built to nurture talented athletes in Nigeria to the global spotlight, thereby bringing them to be at par with other athletes globally. According to Olalere, the foundation would help them secure the space and skills needed to excel through the collaborative effort of concerned stakeholders. Olalere, who is also and the South-West Chairperson for Gymnastics Federation of Nigeria, said: “Before I started my companies, I did ...
Lagos Aids Farmers to Boost Food Production

Lagos Aids Farmers to Boost Food Production

Agriculture, Business, Corporate Stories, Innovation
The Honourable Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, has reiterated the State Governments’ commitment to sustaining the support to farmers as part of efforts to boost food production in Lagos State. Ms. Olusanya spoke at the quarterly sensitisation programme for farmers in Epe Division of the State, adding that over the years the Lagos State Agricultural Inputs Supply Authority (LAISA) has been at the forefront of supplying farmers with high-quality inputs such as farm implements, agrochemicals and seedlings at affordable prices. The Commissioner, represented at the event by the General Manager of LAISA, Mr. Bolaji Balogun, said the present administration has established eight farm service centres in different divisions of the State to give farmers access to quality ag...
Radio Lagos Seeks Netherlands’ Support For Staff Capacity Building

Radio Lagos Seeks Netherlands’ Support For Staff Capacity Building

Business, Corporate Stories, Economy
The General Manager, Radio Lagos/EKO FM, Mr. Jide Lawal, has called for full collaboration in areas that would mutually benefit the broadcast stations and the Consulate of Netherlands. Lawal spoke when he led the management team of the media outfits on a visit to the Consul-General, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Michel Deelen, in Lagos. He expressed the desire of Radio Lagos and Eko FM to support the Consulate in disseminating information on immigration policies, procedures and other activities in Nigeria. While thanking the team for the visit, the Consul-General said the Netherlands would continue to explore areas of sustainable business promotion in Nigeria.  Deelen explained that areas of interest include trade,...
WABMA Selects Radio/EKO FM as Lagos Partner Stations

WABMA Selects Radio/EKO FM as Lagos Partner Stations

Business, Corporate Stories, Economy
The West Africa Broadcast and Media Academy (WABMA) has chosen Radio Lagos/Eko FM as one of the Lagos Partner Stations for the WABMA-ELS-U.S Consulate "Project Fact Check Nigeria” for Y2022 - Y2023. The choice of Radio Lagos/Eko FM followed the historic visit to the United States Consulate-General, Lagos, by the General Manager of the stations, Mr. Jide Lawal and members of his management team. The Director-General, WABMA, Kevin Ejiofor, noted that the Project Fact Check Nigeria, also known as Media Literacy and Countering Misinformation Project, is supported by the U.S Consulate General, Lagos. He added that the Project would also educate 170 media professionals and 1,000 Nigerian youths from the 17 States of the South East, South-South an...
Schneider Electric Promotes Waseem Taqqali to Lead Services Across the Middle East and Africa

Schneider Electric Promotes Waseem Taqqali to Lead Services Across the Middle East and Africa

Business, Corporate Stories, News
cor Industry veteran will lead the company’s services expansion and support customers with both in-person and remote service options Schneider Electric has appointed Waseem Taqqali as the Vice President Services for the Middle East and Africa. Taqqali, who joined Schneider Electric in 2013, has been promoted from his current role as Vice President Services for the Gulf. An industry veteran with several decades of experience, Taqqali will be tasked with leading one of Schneider Electric’s fastest growing segments and supporting customers with the company’s in-person and online service solutions. A Jordanian national, Taqqali’s experience spans areas such as energy management, technology and sustainability; he previously held roles at Accenture, Masdar, DEWA and ADWEA. Waseem joine...
Lagos NIPR Unveils Plans For 6TH PR Industry GALA, Awards

Lagos NIPR Unveils Plans For 6TH PR Industry GALA, Awards

Business, Corporate Stories, News
… To Recognise Professionalism, Excellence in PR Practice The Lagos State Chapter, the flagship branch of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), has announced that the sixth edition of Lagos PR Industry Gala and Awards (LaPRIGA) will hold at the D’Podium International Event Centre, Ikeja, Lagos, on Saturday, December 18, 2021. The Chairman of the Lagos Chapter, Mrs. Comfort Nwankwo, disclosed this at a media briefing held on Thursday in Lagos, explaining that LaPRIGA 2021, with the theme: “GLITTERATI”, will celebrate the best of the industry and key stakeholders. According to her, the LaPRIGA Awards has evolved to become the Communications Industry Oscars, a prestigious high-profile event showcasing and recognising excellence in public relations practice, stressi...

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