Longest Marathon Read Aloud, Gtbank’s You Read Initiative Backs A Nigerian To Break Guinness World Record
As part of her initiative to rekindle the interest in reading, You Read Initiative, one of CSR programmes of GTBank launched in 2017 has given her support to a 40-year old Nigerian, Olubayode Treasures Olawunmi who is attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the Longest Marathon Read Aloud.
Since 2008, Deepak Sharma Bajagain has held the world record in book reading after he read a total of 17 books in 113 hours and 15 minutes.
Now, Olubayode is taking a shot at breaking the world record by reading over 15 Nigerian published books in 120 hours over a period of 6 days at the Herbert Macaulay Library, Yaba, Lagos. Read more
Following the official announcement of her YouTube series ‘Influencer Marketing’ a few weeks back, renowned blogger and social media influencer Tosin Ajibade otherwise known as Olorisupergal has released a new episode titled ‘Mistakes Influencers Make’ today.
Watch Episode 4 of Olorisupergal’s Influencer Marketing Series here:
The new episode will mark the third episode of the series which has been described as insightful in regards to online marketing and publicity for social media influencers. Read more
New pay Television operator, TStv Africa, has been granted three-year tax relief by the federal government.
The newly inaugurated television was also granted tax free dividends to all investors in the company.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced incentives on Sunday night in Abuja at a dinner to mark the official unveiling of the new company.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports TStv Africa is a wholly owned by Nigerian Pay TV operator with refined offerings of novel Unclassified Pay Per View subscription and complimentary internet services. Read more
Yesterday when we announced our official countdown to the public unveiling of SOBCAonline, and having enjoyed a very tremendous support from friends and loved ones, several feedback was the question “WHAT IS SOBCA?”
It is an honour to be the face of emotional and mental healing. For almost a decade now, we have built capacity to provide resources and solutions to persons who are dealing with difficult personal problems.
We help men, women, children, teenagers, business persons and corporate organizations to resolve challenges including abuse, drugs, traumas, pains, losses, uncertainties that come with daily living and economic bottlenecks.
SOBCA stands for “Sam Obafemi Behavioural Change Academy”. This is the first regular institution in Africa where you can learn how to govern your emotions using tools of Anger Management, Emotional Intelligence, Fear Mastery, Cultural Intelligence, Emotional Agility, Core Behavioural Therapy and Mental Health First Aid. Read more
In November 2010, I achieved certification in Life Coaching and followed it with another in Anger Management on October 8th, 2011. After this, I became certified in Emotional Intelligence in March 2012.
Ever since, I have worked with, through and for well more than 5,000 individuals (and in groups).
My work in several cities of Nigeria including Lagos, Abuja, Jos, Uyo, Taraba, Kaduna, Sokoto, Kebbi, Kano, Ogun, Oyo, Osun, Port Harcourt, Niger, just to mention a few, has groomed me to understand THE NIGERIAN VERSION to behaviours and conduct.
That is why when we resumed formal academy courses in March 2016, majority of our content and illustrations were LOCAL. We have created local materials for local applications.
Guaranty Trust Bank plc, has launched GTPATRIOT, a unique Salary Account Package which offers Nigeria’s servicemen and servicewomen subsidized banking products and dedicated value added services. The GTPatriot Account allows serving members of the Military and Paramilitary institutions to open accounts with zero minimum balance whilst offering reduced Current Account maintenance fees and access to loans at reduced interest rates, amongst other value added services.
With the introduction of the GTPatriot Account, the bank will expand and deepen its relationship with another core segment of the society in line with its goal of enriching the lives of all customers and the communities in which it operates. Read more
Emirates were recognised yesterday with four accolades at the ?Business Traveller Middle East 2017 Awards.
At a ceremony attended by key travel industry executives, Emirates was crowned “Best Airline Worldwide”. It was also named “Airline with the Best First Class”, “Airline with the Best First Class Lounge” and “Best Frequent Flyer Programme”.
At the 2017 Business Travellers Awards, Emirates was crowned “Best Airline Worldwide”. It was also named “Airline with the Best First Class”, “Airline with the Best First Class Lounge” and “Best Frequent Flyer Programme
Adel Al Redha, Emirates’ Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, said: “Our customers are at the heart of our brand. In every step of the customer’s journey, we thoroughly and regularly examine the product to achieve a high level of customer care. Providing a truly memorable experience is about continually innovating across our product and offering a personal touch and a warm welcome. Moreover, our Skywards accolade solidifies the programme’s standing as an industry-leading loyalty programme that offers Emirates customers value through exceptional privileges and benefits. We are honoured to be recognised for our efforts by Business Traveller Middle East’s readers. Read more
African Students For Liberty partnered with six libertarian and classical liberal organizations throughout Africa to produce this online course addressing the history, principles, and policy implications of liberty in Africa.
Topics include: Socialism & African Culture, Colonialism, Rule of Law, Free Trade, Cronyism, Overcriminalization, Property Rights, Economic Growth, Toleration, and Entrepreneurship.
Airline is offering special fares from Nigeria i.e. Lagos to select destinations around the world
Emirates is offering Nigerian travellers special Economy Class and Business Class return airfares to a range of exciting destinations across its global network.
Those wanting to visit family or friends, or see and experience a new and exciting destination, can take advantage of this limited time offer by booking between 9th January and 18th January 2017. Travel must take place between 16thJanuary and 15th June 2017. Further terms and conditions apply.
Economy Class fares from Lagos to Dubai for example start from USD800, to Beirut from USD776 and to Manchester from USD911, while return Business Class fares to Dubai starts from USD2,896, to Beirut from USD2887 and to Manchester from USD2993. Read more
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… 50kg bag for N12,000; 25kg for N6,000; 10kg for N2,500 …This is a historic moment for Lagos, Kebbi, says Lagos Gov
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and his Kebbi State counterpart, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu on Wednesday launched the much anticipated Lagos-Kebbi Rice christened LAKE RICE, saying that the partnership which culminated into the launch was not only designed to ensure food security but showcase the ability of Nigeria to become a producing nation.
Speaking at the launching ceremony held at Lagos House in Ikeja, Governor Ambode said the development was a great and historic moment for both states and Nigeria, as the rice would not only be sold at highly reduced price, compared to what obtains in the market, but is also very fresh and safe for consumption.
“Today is an historic day for Lagos and Kebbi States. In March 2016, we signed an MOU with an understanding that we, being proudly Nigeria, we want to come out with what is made in Nigeria and what is good in Nigeria. We took all that President Muhammadu Buhari said that we need to grow our food and we decided that we will prove a point and that is what today is all about.
“LAKE RICE is of good quality. The major difference between LAKE RICE and the ones imported is that the imported has a minimum storage of five to six years storage life span, but LAKE RICE is fresh,” the Governor said. Read more
On October 14, 2016 Total Nigeria Plc was recognized by the Nigerian Customer Service Awards as the Best Customer Service Company in the Nigerian Oil &Gas sector for the third time in a row. The company had previously won this award in year 2014 and 2015.
Adesua Adewole (General Manager, Sales and Marketing) and Maxence Bourgoing (Network Development Manager)