Novartis begins testing of new anti-malarial as older drug loses potency

Novartis AG began testing a new anti-malaria pill in Africa, advancing development of an alternative to its most effective treatment that billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said risked losing potency. Patients in Mali infected with the mosquito-borne parasite began receiving the experimental drug, known as KAF156, in combination with another medicine, the drug maker said Monday. […]


Google prioritizes Nigeria in pan-African expansion plans

The cliché, Africa rising, is gaining stronger momentum beyond the mere rhetoric of western media. The growth figures from Sub-Saharan Africa and positive human developmental indexes are becoming hot topics across boardrooms in Europe and America as multinationals seek new growth opportunities in frontiers markets. Nigeria, being Africa’s biggest economy with over 180million in population, […]

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Herbert Wigwe: Maximizing excellence in banking, leadership

At the 2016 edition of the Business Day Annual Banking Awards, which held at the Eko Hotels, Lagos in September; Mr. Herbert Wigwe was honoured as the ‘Bank CEO of the Year’ while his bank, Access Bank Plc emerged the best bank in Nigeria for the year 2016. Earlier in the year, Access Bank had […]

Research: Missing Link in PR Measurement

By Austin AYAOSI Showing the impact of public relations on a brand in clear and measurable terms is one of the most challenging parts of Public Relations. Measurement has always been a prime issue in the PR industry. Corporate Communications/Public Relations Managers are constantly faced with a challenge to show value for their work and […]

Cloud Exchange West Africa becomes Huawei’s exclusive tier 1 partner

Cloud Exchange West Africa, formerly known as Dimension Data Nigeria Limited, has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Huawei Technology Company Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of Huawei International, which is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Cloud Exchange is now Huawei’s only Tier 1 Value Added Partner (VAP) in Nigeria and […]

CSO, Oyerinde Take Squash to New Heights

…$12,000 for Grabs, Media Tourney Underway The maiden Chamberlain Squash Open (CSO), which took off at the weekend in Lagos is set to chat a new frontier for the game of squash in the country. Sponsor of the event Chamberlain Usoh, who spoke at the weekend during a media parley in Lagos, said that he […]

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Lagos NIPR Holds Stakeholders’ Conference August 29

The Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) will hold its fourth Stakeholders’ Conference at the Agip Recital Hall, MUSON Centre, Lagos on Tuesday August 29, 2017. The conference, with the theme “Media, Communication and the Challenge of Quality Education for National Development,” will address the challenges of education. The forum will also […]