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A winner at the recently launched Recycle & Win Promo

Coca-Cola Foundation, in partnership with Aid for Rural Education Access Initiative (AREAi) recently announced the launch of its Recycle and Win Promo, a three-month campaign with a goal to increase the overall recycling awareness, collection rate of PET bottles, cans, and other plastics across six states in Nigeria. This campaign will reward consumers and households who bring in their PET bottles for recycling with exciting gifts and vouchers.

To participate in the Recycle and Win campaign, residents of Kwara, Abuja, Kano, Kaduna, Oyo and Ondo states who are subscribers under the Recycle and Win Promo will be expected to exchange…

Kayode Olowu, the Founder and Creative Director of Lagos creative agency Onewildcard has been appointed to the design jury of the Loeries Awards for 2021.

The revelation was made on the Loeries official website and Instagram page as part of a series of announcements for this year’s edition of the event.

Olowu trained at the Miami Ad School Europe, where he won several awards including D&AD, ADC, and YGA.

Though a Bachelor’s degree holder in Microbiology from the University of Ibadan, Olowu’s passions were elsewhere and he soon found his way into the creative industry.

Before founding Onewildcard, Olowu spent…

A total of 557 kilograms of plastic waste was recovered.

In commemoration of World Cleanup Day, The Coca-Cola System, comprising Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited and Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), recently partnered with RecyclePoints to facilitate clean-up activities in streets and community markets across Lagos, Asaba, Kaduna, Owerri, and Abuja. A total of 557 kilograms of plastic waste was recovered.

This outreach sought to sensitize and educate market women on how a waste-free environment can foster better customer interactions and increasing sales. The group also enlightened residents on the environmental and financial benefits of waste pick-up and recycling in their various communities.

Speaking on this campaign, Nwamaka Onyemelukwe, Director, Public Affairs, Communications…

Project Management Institute hosts virtual conference on Africa as ecosystem of changemakers

Africa on the brink of a project economy

Earlier this month, Project Management Institute’s (PMI) sixth Africa conference achieved more than 3,000 registrations to its second virtual event. The audience which included changemakers, project professionals, businesses and media from Africa and around the world engaged with a distinguished line-up of thought leaders addressing this year’s theme: Africa, An Ecosystem of Changemakers.

With more than 30 addresses and presentations in both English and French — this year’s PMI Virtual Africa conference “made significant advances in recognising Africa’s potential to…

MTN Nigeria collaborated with a host of stakeholders and experts in business and corporate governance for the 2021 US-Nigeria Investment Summit (USNIIS) geared at strengthening business ties between the two countries. The two-day event themed “Nigeria: The Future of Global Business” was held in New York, the USA, on September 17 and 18, 2021.

At the summit, MTN Nigeria CEO, Olutokun Toriola was joined by Executive Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Sanwo-Olu, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, and Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele.

The USNIIS, over the years, has dedicated direct investment into Nigeria…

Latest step in digitising the customer service experience and integrating other services

Solad Power Group has joined the Interswitch Financial Inclusion Services Limited agent banking network, known as Quickteller Paypoint as a sub-agent. The move enables Solad to digitise collections and provide existing energy customers with a broader range of financial services, as part of the company’s strategy to build a fully integrated digital power-as-a-service network.

Solad will progressively integrate its sites into the agent network, beginning with its operations in Ogun State, digitising the customer experience and using power supply as the foundation on which Solad customers will be…

September 17, 2021: MTN Nigeria is participating at this year’s edition of the US-Nigerian Investment Summit scheduled to hold on the 17th and 18th of September, 2021 in New York City. The participation is in furtherance of the company’s commitment to partner with the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, to attract investors and investment to Nigeria.

Themed “Nigeria: The Future of Global Business”, the event builds on the success of the 2018 maiden edition. The Chief Executive Officer, MTN Nigeria, Olutokun Toriola as well as Chief Financial officer, MTN Nigeria, Modupe Kadiri will be in…

  • Tomi Otudeko, Honeywell Group’s Head of Corporate Responsibility & Services advised new business owners at the LSETF Business Sustainability Series last week
  • During the session, she mentioned the need to treat staff as treasured assets, not mere possessions that can help build the company

Tomi Otudeko, the Head of Corporate Responsibility and Services for Honeywell Group advised companies against preventing their staff from moving on. She highlighted the need to invest in talent, treating them as loaned assets, nurturing and encouraging them to grow and being ready to let them go if the time comes. …

Accelerating digital transformation for the Nigerian SME was the central focus of discourse at the August edition of the Nigeria-South African Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting.

In her presentation titled “Digital Transformation and the Nigerian SME” Keynote speaker, Lynda Saint-Nwafor, Chief Enterprise Business Officer, MTN Nigeria, stated that Nigerian SMEs are important contributors to job creation and global economic development, with a 49.8% contribution to GDP and 86.3% contribution to the workforce.

According to her, digital transformation integrates all aspects of the business and involves a complete rethink and redesign.

“SMEs are the engine of the economy; they start small…

Head of Corporate Responsibility and Services, Honeywell Group, Tomi Otudeko

Tomi Otudeko, the Head of Corporate Responsibility and Services for Honeywell Group believes in the power of reward and recognition in business. She shared insights during the Business Sustainability & Succession Planning session held by the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, via Zoom.

The session, the second in a series is aimed at educating business owners and startups on business sustainability and succession planning. It had other notable speakers — Tara Fela Durotoye, CEO, House of Tara International and Fajimi Abiola, Partner, PML Audit.

Tomi shared some nuggets on how businesses can attract and…


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