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COO/head of business, Quadrant MSL, Oluwarantimi Olaniyan bows out in style

…Re-directs focus to sustainability, impact and ESG adoption Quadrant MSL’s Chief Operating Officer and Head of Business, Oluwarantimi Olaniyan has announced that she is bowing out of service in Quadrant MSL, where she has been at the helm of leadership and oversight for close to five years.She disclosed this on Saturday, May 4, 2024 where she said she would be moving on to focus on a crucial issue for business and society - sustainability and development communications.She said, “After almost five years of leadership at Quadrant MSL and transformation, in line with the direction given by the board of Insight...
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PIC Unveils The Purple Book to Promote Gender Inclusion

The Policy Innovation Centre has launched its second edition ‘The Purple Book’, an advocacy tool to catalyze innovation and measurable progress towards advancing a gender-inclusive society in Nigeria. This significant milestone was achieved during the 30th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES #30) Public Lecture and Founders’ Forum held at the Lagos Business School recently. The Policy Innovation Centre is an initiative of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG), a leading think tank in Africa, redefining evidence-based policy advocacy. In his opening remark, the Chairman of NESG, Mr Niyi Yussuf, stated that the Public Lecture reaffirmed the essentiality of Public Private Partnership...
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The Heineken Company names Sandra Amachree as global senior brand manager

The Heineken Company has elevated Sandra Amachree, a seasoned marketing expert to Global Senior Brand Manager. Amachree, recognized for her suave marketing strategies, has ascended to this pivotal role from her previous position as Head of Marketing Communications at The Heineken Company. In her previous role, she led innovative brand communication initiatives for a diverse portfolio of over 21 national and international brands, showcasing her strategic vision and cross-functional expertise. Notably, she managed media excellence for two West African countries within the Heineken International Group. Amachree's journey within the company has been marked by successive promotions and remarkable achievements. Prior...

UN Nigeria partners Sterling One Foundation to co-convene ASIS 2024

From right: Mohamed M. Malick Fall, UN Nigeria Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator with Olapeju Ibekwe, CEO, Sterling One Foundation, co-conveners of the Africa Social Impact Summit 2024 during partnership conversations in Abuja recently. United Nations (UN) in Nigeria, led by the Resident Coordinator, Assistant Secretary-General Mohamed Malick Fall has committed to galvanizing the private sector for stronger partnerships and more impactful investments towards acceleration of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This is part of the goals of its partnership with the Sterling One Foundation geared towards building more effective multi-sectoral partnerships on impact investments in critical sectors through the Africa...
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Why Foreign Missions in Nigeria Must Conduct Transactions in Naira – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has issued a strong warning to foreign missions operating in Nigeria, prohibiting them from conducting transactions in foreign currencies and requiring them to use the Naira for their financial activities. Furthermore, the EFCC has instructed Nigerian foreign missions located abroad to accept the Naira for their financial operations. The EFCC said this decision becomes necessary to combat the dollarization of the Nigerian economy and the devaluation of the Naira. In an advisory titled “EFCC Advisory to Foreign Missions against Invoicing in US Dollar,” sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Yusuf Tuggar,...
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NAFDAC dismantles illegal alcohol Factory in Badagry

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has shut down an illegal alcohol factory operating in Badagry, Lagos State. Disclosing the development on its X handle @NafdacAgency, the regulatory agency said that the factory was dismantled with the assistance of the Nigerian Army’s 15 Field Engineering Regiment in Badagry. The statement said one Chinedu Okafor who was running the illegal factory from his residence, was arrested and products with a street value of N50 million were seized. “Mr. Okafor’s suspicious activities caught the attention of the Nigerian Army, leading to his arrest and subsequent handover to...
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