Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Silverbird Television (STV) and Brila FM have been appointed as the lead broadcast partners in Nigeria for the 2014 FIFA World Cup by Optima Sports Management International (OSMI).
OSMI is the rights owner of the exclusive Free TV media rights for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and other FIFA events in the Nigerian Territory. The media rights include TV, Radio and Mobile.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 December 2013 20:51
Chicken Republic, a world class Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) and proudly Nigerian brand, has recorded remarkable progress in the upgrade of its outlets across the country. The project, which involves a total internal and external make-over of all Chicken Republic’s outlets nationwide, was initiated in a bid to give its teeming customers a whole new brand experience.
The exercise has so far been completed in numerous chicken outlets including Lekki Phase 1; Chevron Axis of Lekki; Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island; Awolowo Road, Ikoyi and Coker Road, Ilupeju, all in Lagos. Also wearing the new look are outlets at Aminu Kano Crescent and Adetokunboh Ademola Crescent Wuse II, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Explaining the reason behind the massive renovations, Mr. Deji Akinyanju, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Chicken Republic, said it is was in response to consumer feedback for a modern and fresh ambiance.Last Updated on Monday, 16 December 2013 16:00
Diamond Bank Plc, a major player in commercial banking in Nigeria with a huge interest in Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) has successfully rounded off the first leg of its ‘Financial Literacy Training for Artisans’ scheme. The scheme is a first-of-its-kind Corporate Sustainability Responsibility (CSR) initiative by a Nigerian Bank, and was organized in collaboration with the Lagos State government.
The training programme, which sought to provide artisans and small business owners with basic information on how to start, nurture and grow their businesses, commenced on Monday, December 2 and ran till Thursday, December 5, 2013 at different Skill Acquisition Centres across Lagos State.
Beneficiaries were enlightened on how to translate their skills into profitable businesses, register their businesses, raise capital, access loans from financial institutions and reach target markets. The training sessions were facilitated by personnel of Diamond Bank Plc as part of its. Employee Volunteer Scheme (EVS).Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 December 2013 13:07
Optima Sports Management International (OSMI), the 2014 FIFA World Cup terrestrial TV broadcast rights owners for the Nigerian territory, has promised to deliver exceptional value to the viewing and listening audience, with the introduction of match commentaries in Pidgin English.
According to Mr Rotimi Pedro, CEO, OSMI, this innovation is driven by the need to give the Nigerian audience a unique experience that resonates with them.
He said: “OSMI’s driving philosophy is to make premium sports programmes available to Nigerians on free-to-air television. We don’t believe that Nigerians need to pay; either for cable subscription or at viewing centres, before they watch their darling teams and players play at the World Cup. That’s why we have to put our resources behind our dream. Nigerians will watch the 2014 World Cup matches free on terrestrial stations.Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 December 2013 12:54