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80 CEOs to attend Google's executive breakfast forum

Google will be hosting 80 chief executive officers and top business executives at its executive breakfast forum being held in Lagos today, 24 July 2014.

24 Jul 2014 07:42

The Loeries and DStv Take on Lagos

The Loeries and DStv joined forces for a day to match the frenetic pace of Lagos, filled with constant movement and energy. The Loeries Roadshow and DStv VIP Showcase, held on 25 March at the Victoria Crowne Plaza, was an exciting and inspiring event with around 200 people attending.

27 Mar 2014 06:24

Homecoming Revolution London Expo around the corner!

Homecoming Revolution's London Expo will take place from 15-16 March 2014 and will feature a variety of exhibitors, guest speakers, workshops and case studies aiming to encourage Africans to return home.

25 Feb 2014 09:20

Social Media Week kicks off today

Social Media Week officially kicks off in Lagos and a host of other cities around the world today, 17 February 2014, and runs until 21 February.

17 Feb 2014 09:59

Al Jazeera presenter keynote speaker at Social Media Week

Former Nigerian Media Personality of the Year, Femi Oke, has been announced as a keynote speaker and panel host at Social Media Week Lagos from 17-21 February 2014.

12 Feb 2014 12:27

Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards winners honoured

The Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards, which recognises broadcasters who have distinguished themselves as role models, mentors, and propagators of social change in the society, announced its 2013 winners earlier this week.

11 Dec 2013 10:24

Akinwumi Adesina is Forbes Africa Person of the Year

Nigeria's Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, has been named the 2013 Forbes Africa Person of the Year which celebrates the individual who has had the most influence on events of the year gone by.

3 Dec 2013 13:39

African films to be showcased at Dubai Film Festival

The 10th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), running from 6-14 December, has selected two African films to be included in the AsiaAfrica out of competition programming segment lineup.

20 Nov 2013 16:08

Abuja set to host Oracle Day 2013

Oracle Nigeria will hold its third Oracle Day in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja on 5 November, offering delegates the chance to learn how businesses can leverage disruptive technologies.

By Paul Adepoju 21 Oct 2013 13:31

MTN Project Fame winner announced

Olawale Ayodele Ojo has been named the winner of the 2013 MTN Project Fame West Africa show. Ojo walked away with N 5 million, a fully loaded SUV and a year's recording contract.

1 Oct 2013 14:17

The state of the nation: Advertising in Africa

Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.

By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25

Nigeria is 'guest country' focus at DISCOP Africa Joburg

Nigeria will be the first country to take centre stage at Johannesburg-based DISCOP Africa in November 2013.

9 Aug 2013 09:41

Investment Africa launches in Nigeria

ABN Productions successfully hosted 'Investment Africa Nigeria', which took place at the Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel in Lagos on 17 April 2013. The event saw captains of industry throughout Nigeria in attendance.

25 Apr 2013 10:03

MTV Base to launch MTV Africa All Stars

MTV Base is set to launch the inaugural MTV Africa All Stars, a pan-African music and youth empowerment campaign saluting the star quality and widespread appeal of contemporary African musicians.

2 Apr 2013 12:18

Short film competition winners presented with awards

Winners in the Afrinolly Short Film Competition were on 22 March 2013 presented with cheques for their respective cash prizes. The ceremony was part of the MTN Link Forum that took place at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria.

27 Mar 2013 12:46

Lagos to host Social Media Week

Social Media Week, powered by Nokia for a third year, will for the first time take place on the African continent in Lagos, Nigeria from 18-22 February 2013, under the theme 'Open & Connected: Principles for a Collaborative World'.

23 Jan 2013 15:41

Lagos hosts Social Media Week

February 2013 will mark the inaugural Social Media Week on the continent of Africa. Social Media Week Lagos brings together thought leaders, creatives, entrepreneurs and everyday citizens from Nigeria and throughout the continent and the diaspora - to explore how people and organisations are connecting to share new ideas and information.

11 Dec 2012 14:46

Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2012 to be held in Nigeria

ABN Productions, the eventing arm of CNBC Africa and Forbes Africa, will be hosting the Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2012 on Thusday, 29 November 2012, at the Porsche Centre in Lagos, Nigeria. The event celebrates the most influential person of the year on the African continent and highlights the person's immense involvement and contribution to society.

26 Nov 2012 09:36

African Market Momentum: insights, obstacles and opportunities

The CMO Council Africa Advisory Board Meeting is set to take place on Wednesday, 28 November 2012, via live tele-presence linking members and experts in Lagos, Nairobi, Johannesburg and Cape Town.

22 Nov 2012 12:28

iROKO Partners joins Rancard at NigeriaCom

iROKO Partners, the online distributor of Nigerian movies and music, will be partner with Rancard, provider of cloud-based software for mobile content discovery and delivery, at this year's NigeriaCom.

26 Sep 2012 13:34

Airtel wins big at Nigerian Telecoms Awards

Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria on Saturday, 8 September 2012, clinched three industry awards at the 8th edition of the Nigerian Telecoms Awards. Airtel Nigeria beat competitors to emerge as the industry's Most Innovative Telecom Company of the Year, Telecom Brand of the Year and Customer Friendly Operator of the Year.

10 Sep 2012 09:50

AABLA announce West Africa regional winners

On 9 August 2012, CNBC Africa held the All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) - West Africa regional finals in Lagos, Nigeria. The event was hosted with CNBC Africa affiliated company ABN Productions and took place at the Porsche Centre in Victoria Island where the regional winners were announced.

13 Aug 2012 11:00

15th IACC calls for young journos from sub-Saharan Africa

Transparency International and the hosts of the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference (15th IACC) invite young journalists working in the sub-Saharan Africa region to be part of the anti-corruption conference to be held in Brasilia, Brazil from 7-10 November 2012.

7 Aug 2012 10:52

PROPAK West Africa gears up for inaugural event

Montgomery West Africa, organisers of PROPAK West Africa, are getting ready to welcome visitors to the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos, Nigeria as the show prepares to launch its inaugural event from 4-6 September 2012.

24 Jul 2012 13:37

African Women Economic Summit takes place in Nigeria

In partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB), New Faces New Voices (NFNV) is hosting its second African Women Economic Summit (AWES) from 12-14 July 2012 in Lagos, Nigeria. African government, regulators, research and academic institutions, non-governmental organisation, big business and civil society will come together to discuss topics around the development of women in finance.

10 Jul 2012 14:23

Caine Prize 2012 awarded to Rotimi Babatunde

Described as Africa's leading literary award, the 2012 Caine Prize for African Writing has been awarded to Nigerian Rotimi Babatunde for his short story entitled Bombay's Republic published in the Mirabilia Review.

3 Jul 2012 08:15

PRCAN urges PR practitioners to legitimise agencies

The Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria (PRCAN) has urged unregistered public relations agencies to legitimise their business by joining the umbrella body for public relations consultants in Nigeria and join hands in enhancing the growth of public relations in Nigeria.

18 Jun 2012 12:18

Advertising in Africa

After more than two decades of operating through independent affiliates, advertising group TBWA is preparing to buy equity stakes in East and West Africa.

18 Jun 2012 10:02

Top businesses honoured at African Business Awards

Africa's top business figures gathered together last week at the fifth annual African Business Awards in London. The event for celebrating excellence and achievement in African business took place at the Grosvenor House with approximately 300 guests.

11 Jun 2012 11:13

SEPLAT celebrates World Environment Day

Nigerian indigenous petroleum exploration and development firm, SEPLAT Petroleum Development Company Limited has unveiled its plans to celebrate this year's World Environment Day, which takes place annually on 5 June.

5 Jun 2012 11:20

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