FACEBOOK REBRANDS: CHANGES ITS NAME TO ‘META’

Facebook has changed its corporate name to ‘Meta’ as part of a major rebrand. The company said it would better “encompass” what it does, as it broadens its reach beyond social media into areas like virtual reality (VR). The change does not apply to its individual platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp, only the parent company that owns them. The move follows a series of negative stories about Facebook, based on documents leaked by an ex-employee. Frances Haugen has accused the company of putting “profits over safety”. In 2015,…

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FIRSTBANK REINFORCES SUPPORT FOR GEORGIAN CUP TOURNAMENT, SPONSORS THE 102ND EDITION IN KADUNA.

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, the title sponsor of one of polo’s most prestigious trophy, the Georgian Cup is grabbing all the headlines and attention as the 102nd edition of the competition gets underway in Kaduna.  The competition, scheduled to hold 23rd – 30th October 2021 at the Kaduna Polo Club, will feature High Goal teams drawn from across the country who are already on the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest running sponsorship in sports and Kaduna El-Amin as the defending Champion. Expectedly, this year’s edition of…

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ENIGERIA NEWSPAPER NIGHT OF HONOURS 2021: MINISTER OF STATE FOR LABOUR FESTUS KEYAMO PICKED AS HOST

All is now set for the eNigeria Newspaper Night of Honours(ENOH) 2021. The event which marks the 13th anniversary of ENigeria Newspaper, will also honor notable Nigerian entertainers as well as a few other prominent society personalities and business leaders. Desmond Ike-Chima, Publisher of ENigeria Newspaper, revealed recently in Lagos, that “ENOH 2021 will also feature an all-celebrity symposium entitled: “Brand Ambassador, Influencer Market, and the Social Media Revolution”, which is to be moderated by Godwin Ofose publisher of The Industry Newspaper. Some of those billed to be honoured at…

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ADC TO FG: ALLOW PEACEFUL POLL IN ANAMBRA, RELEASE NNAMDI KANU

Dr Akachukwu Nwankpo, Candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has called on the Federal Government to allow Anambra to hold its election by releasing Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra. Nwankpo made the plea at the unveiling of the ‘Umunna Revolution’ an Igbo homegrown democratic model which plans to implement if elected governor on Nov. 6 in Awka on Wednesday. The candidate who spoke through his Director Media and Strategy, Dr Harris Chuma-Odili said the Biafran Activist could be released on bail while his trial…

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ACCESS BANK SIGNS MERGER AGREEMENT WITH ZAMBIAN BANK

Access Bank Plc has disclosed that a binding agreement with Atlas Mara Limited has been executed on the proposed merger between African Banking Corporation Zambia Limited and Access Bank Zambia Limited. This is contained in a notice filed with the Nigerian Exchange and signed by the Company’s Secretary, Sunday Ekwochi. It states that the proposed transaction is expected to be concluded in 2022, subject to the fulfilment of conditions including regulatory approvals in Nigeria and Zambia. This is also coming few weeks after the bank acquired a controlling stake in…

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