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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...
Women Benefit Free Nutrition Packs From LASG

Women Benefit Free Nutrition Packs From LASG

Corporate Stories, Innovation
No fewer than 1,000 vulnerable and indigent women residents will benefit from the Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation's Advocacy on healthy nutrition across the three Senatorial Districts of the State.  Speaking at the flag-off of the nutrition advocacy programme held at the Lagos City Centre, Sura, on Thursday, the Honourable Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), Mrs. Cecilia Bolaji Dada, disclosed that healthy nutrition is essential for mothers across the metropolis. She said: "The focus of this programme is to improve the nutritional status, reduce wastage, curb stunted growth, manage obesity or micronutrient deficiencies, as well as regulate indicators on health issues such as anthropometric status or biochemical indicators ...
HEFAMAA Closes Nine Facilities in Two Months

HEFAMAA Closes Nine Facilities in Two Months

Business, Corporate Stories
… Set to Begin Franchising in Y2022 (L-R): Health Educator, Lagos Island, Mrs. Modupe Orolugbagbe; Assistant Director, HEFAMAA, Mrs. Titilope Oluwole; Apex Nurse, Mrs. Monebi Ideraoluwa and Mrs. Fatimah Buraimo, Head, Admin & Human Resource, General Hospital, Lagos at the Agency's campaign visit to the Hospital.  The Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA) has shut down nine health facilities within the months of October and November 2021. The Executive Secretary of the Agency, Dr. Abiola Idowu, disclosed this at a sensitisation and advocacy campaign with the theme: “Roles and Responsibilities of HEFAMAA”, explaining that the facilities were closed for various infractions including quackery, lack of qualified medical personnel, non-registration of f...
A Book:“The Determined Father: Lessons from My Journey with My Autistic Son”Launched in Lagos

A Book:“The Determined Father: Lessons from My Journey with My Autistic Son”Launched in Lagos

Business, Corporate Stories
Recently in Lagos a book; “The Determined Father: Lessons from My Journey with My Autistic Son”, was launched and in the ceremony who is who in the various sectors of the economy, politicians and captain of industries was present to support one of their own Engr. Charles Akindayomi, Chairman, CA Consultants Limited to launch his book entitled “The Determined Father: Lessons from My Journey with My Autistic Son”, a book written to tell the world what it takes to be a true father. Fatherhood takes so many challenges most especially when one is faced with autistic child or a child with any other form of disability challenges at early stage of life journey. The chairman of the occasion His Excellency Otunba Engr. Gbenga Daniel, FNSE, FAEng in his opening remarks said “governments at al...
IMF Management Completes First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program with Guinea Bissau

IMF Management Completes First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program with Guinea Bissau

Business, Corporate Stories, Economy
IMF Management has approved the first review of Guinea Bissau’s Staff-Monitored Program (SMP), which supports the government’s program of reforms aimed at supporting macroeconomic stability and debt sustainability, strengthening social policies, and enhancing public governance; The authorities have made satisfactory progress toward establishing a strong track record of policy and reform implementation—a key requirement for a transition towards a possible Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement; It will be important to maintain good performance under the SMP over the coming months, and for international partners to provide Guinea Bissau with sufficient support through its transition. The Management of the IMF approved on November 9, 2021 the completion of the first review of Guin...

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