Wema Bank Receives Multiple Prizes At The 2024 Global Sustainable Finance Awards

Wema Bank, Nigeria’s foremost innovative bank and pioneer of Africa’s first fully digital bank, ALAT, has received three prestigious awards at the 2024 Global Sustainable Finance Awards. This prestigious event was hosted by the Digital Banker to honour financial institutions leading in sustainable finance and responsible investment practices globally. With over 200 entries from 87 banks across four continents, Wema Bank’s achievements signify its excellence and innovative approach to environmental, social, and

ADVAN Files Fresh Legal Action Against ARCON Following Initial Withdrawal

It appears like the impasse between the Advertising Association of Nigeria (ADVAN) and the Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria (ARCON) is just gathering momentum as the former has launched new legal offensive against the advertising regulatory following the initial withdrawal of its suit against it. Information shared with Brand Communicator from ADVAN says the decision follows strategic consultations with it's legal representatives, and in light of crucial new developments. "This move marks a pivotal

Access Bank Revamps QuickBucks, Grants 18m Digital Loans Worth N740bn In Seven Years

Access Bank, one of Nigeria's leading financial institutions, has granted 18 million digital loans worth over N740 billion to customers in seven years. This was revealed by the Group Head of Consumer Banking at Access Bank, Njideka Esomeju. Esomeju disclosed this yesterday at a press briefing to unveil its newly revamped QuickBucks, a mobile banking application for digital loans. In her words, “Since 2017, when we issued our first digital PayDay loan, we have granted 18 million digital loans worth over N740

Just In: Lanre Adisa Elected HASG Chairman As Dr. Adelusi Wraps Up Tenure

The Heads of Advertising Sectorial Groups (HASG), a body encompassing the several associations and key stakeholders in the advertising industry in Nigeria has elected Lanre Adisa as its new chairman. Running unopposed, Mr. Adisa who recently emerged President of the Advertising Agencies Association of Nigeria (AAAN), secured the position through a consensus decision. This is following the successful completion of Dr. Femi Adelusi, the immediate past president of the Media Independent Practitioners Association of

MultiChoice Reiterates Commitment To Tackling Climate Change, Collaborates With Earthshot Prize

MultiChoice, a leading pay-TV platform has reiterated its commitment to tackling climate change in Nigeria. The company demonstrated this recently by collaborating with the Earthshot Prize, a global environmental initiative to host an event titled “Tackling Africa’s Climate Change Challenge” in Lagos. The event which was attended by representatives of the EarthShot Prize including Hannah Jones, CEO of EarthShot Prize, environmental innovators, enthusiasts and activists including Temilade Salami-Temi Global,

Meet AAAN’s New Vice President, Other Executives

It is no longer news that the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) has elected Lanre Adisa as its 22nd president at its 51st AGM held over the weekend at the rock city Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital. In what appears to be an ongoing effort at integrating young professionals into the leadership of the over 50 year-old association. it has also elected Adekoyejo Abiola, CEO, Imaginarium Marketing Communications as Vice President. Koye is a seasoned entrepreneur with a remarkable track record

Ideas Origin Inducted Into AAAN

Ideas Origin, one of Africa’s emerging trailblazing creative powerhouses, operating from the heart of Nigeria’s commercial heartbeat, Lagos has consolidated its position in the advertising ecosystem with its induction into the fold of the Advertising Agencies Association of Nigeria (AAAN). The agency was inducted today at the ongoing 51st Annual General Meeting of the association at the Park Inn by Radisson hotel in the capital city of Abeokuta. Speaking on their induction, Chief Executive Officer of Ideas

Just In: Lanre Adisa Takes Over Helm As 22nd AAAN President, To Steer Its Ship For The Next Two Years

Lanre Adisa, a creative leader, Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Noah’s Ark Communications has assumed leadership of the oldest advertising sectoral body in Nigeria - Advertising Agencies Association of Nigeria (AAAN), following the conclusion of Steve Babaeko's two-term tenure of four years that has been acclaimed by industry stakeholders as exemplary. This is following his unchallenged candidacy and subsequent unanimous election at the ongoing 51st Annual General Meeting of the association at the rock city of


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