Chivita’s ‘no-added sugar’ initiative gets commendation

The National Publicity Secretary of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Mr. Olusola Malomo, has hailed the standards of Chivita 100 per cent fruit juice, the flagship brand of Chi Limited, and its commitment to ‘no-added sugar’ process, describing it as a healthy substitute for raw fruits. He stated this while leading a discussion at a […]

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Guinness Nigeria CEO steps down

Peter Ndegwa, the Chief Executive of Guinness Nigeria is to step down at the end of the 2018 financial year, after three years in the role, the management has stated. Ndegwa will be taking up a new role as the Managing Director, Continental Europe & Russia, within Diageo PLC, Guinness Nigeria’s parent company. The company […]

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UBA appoints new regional CEO for 6 West African countries

United Bank for Africa (UBA) has appointed its first female banker, Abiola Bawuah as its new regional Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for six West African countries. Bawuah, according to a statement, will oversee the bank’s businesses in Ghana, Benin Republic, Burkina Faso, Cote D’Ivoire, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The bank said that prior to her […]

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NSE promotes Ms Tinuade Awe as Executive Director

Following regulatory approval, the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, has announced the promotion of Ms Tinuade Awe to Executive Director, Regulation, with effect from January 1. Prior to her promotion, Ms. Awe was the General Manager heading the Legal and Regulation Division, while also serving as General Counsel of the Exchange. She served as Secretary to […]

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Abubakar Suleiman appointed as Sterling Bank’s new CEO

Sterling Bank Plc today appointed Abubakar Suleiman as its new Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The new bank chief was before his appointment, the bank’s Executive Director, Finance & Strategy, a role he has served in since May 2012. The lender also announced that its founding Director and long-serving CEO, Yemi Adeola, has notified […]

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Apple’s board orders CEO to fly private for ‘security, efficiency’

Apple’s board has instructed chief executive Tim Cook to use only private aircraft “in the interests of security and efficiency” at the world’s most valuable company, regulatory documents show. A filing with securities regulators this week said the board determined that its CEO must use private aircraft for “all business and personal travel.” The policy […]

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NSE CEO, Oscar Onyema inducted as Associate Member of CIS

The Chief Executive Officer of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mr. Oscar N. Onyema, OON was on Tuesday 19, 2017, inducted as an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) of Nigeria at the induction ceremony held at the Stock Exchange House, Lagos. With this, Mr. Onyema has become the first CEO of […]

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NSE announces winners of 2017 NSE CEO Awards as Dangote emerge ‘Most Compliant Listed Company’

The Nigerian Stock Exchange is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 edition of its prestigious NSE CEO Awards. The winners were unveiled at the awards ceremony on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at the Stock Exchange House, Lagos. Dangote Cement Plc was named the Most Compliant Listed Company for 2017, having demonstrated the highest […]

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Nigerian Breweries appoints Jordi Borrut Bel as new CEO, restructures management

Indigenous brewer, Nigerian Breweries Plc, has announced the appointment of Mr. Jordi Borrut Bel as the company’s managing director/chief executive officer. The appointment takes effect on January 22, 2018, according to a company statement. Borrut Bel will succeed Mr. Johan Doyer, who has served as MD/CEO on an interim basis since June 16, 2017. The […]

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Interswitch appoints Ken Olisa OBE as Chairman

Interswitch, the leading Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company, has announced the appointment of Mr. Kenneth Olisa OBE, as its new Chairman, succeeding Adedotun Sulaiman. This appointment follows the recent minority investment by TA Associates in Interswitch in March of this year, a landmark transaction being TA’s first ever investment in the African continent. […]

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Apple CEO, Cook breathes new life into old iPhones

By delivering solid financial results that beat Wall Street’s expectations for both revenues and profits on Thursday, Apple Inc’s CEO Tim Cook put to rest concerns that the company’s flagship device, the iPhone X, wouldn’t be ready in time for the holiday shopping season. But beneath the headline revenue and profit figures, Cook also seemed […]

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Uber CEO says company’s future in Brazil in the balance

The chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc, Dara Khosrowshahi, said on Tuesday that his company’s future in Brazil depends on government decisions, as the Brazilian Senate prepared to vote on regulating car hailing apps. “It depends on the decisions of the government,” Khosrowshahi told reporters when asked whether Uber would leave Brazil if the bill […]

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