From June, with Joy! #JoyfulJune


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Access Bank and Fifth Chukker, in conjunction with UNICEF, hold Polo day in London to raise funds for underprivileged kids in Northern Nigeria
As part of its continued support of UNICEF, the Access Bank UK and Access Private Bank, along with Fifth Chukker, hosted the ‘Access Bank Polo Day’ at the Guards Polo Club, Windsor on Saturday June 13.
The event was attended by Adolfo Cambiaso the world’s greatest Polo player, HH.SH.Maita Mohd al Maktoum; Nick Danvers, Chairman HPA UK; senior members of African and Nigerian governments; UK and African business leaders and customers of Access Bank Nigeria and UK. In addition to raising awareness of those children suffering in Nigeria, the event also demonstrated the range of UNICEF´s charitable projects that address the needs of these children.
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President Buhari appoints Accountant-General of the Federation, Media and Publicity Special Advisers
President Muhammadu Buhari in June approved the appointment of Alhaji Ahmed Idris as the Accountant General through the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoS), Danladi Kifasi.‎ Earlier, Mallam Garba Shehu and Mr Femi Adesina were announced as Senior Special Adviser and Special Adviser respectively, on Media and Publicity .
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House of Tara dazzles at WOWe Festival as Ada Iwugo takes on Fashion and Entrepreneurship
At the recently concluded Women of West Africa Entrepreneurship (WOWe) Festival, Nigeria’s leading beauty house, House of Tara, dazzled as Ada Iwugo, Commercial Director of House of Tara, delivered on speech that centered around the Festival’s theme. 
Speaking alongside other notable speaker, Iwugo fired up the participants at the festival when she spoke about fashion and entrepreneurship. 
The event, which was held at the Landmark Convention Centre Lagos, provided an amazing opportunity for women to engage with Nigeria’s leading entrepreneurs and celebrate excellence and success. 
Another highlight of the festival was the House of Tara International stand showcasing a wide range of the company’s world-class products at the event.
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Ebony Life TV hosts Prof. Jega to an exclusive tea party with 100 young Nigerian Leaders at “Conversation and Cakes”
Africa’s first Global Black Entertainment and Lifestyle network, EbonyLife TV hosted 100 young leaders to an exclusive meeting Professor Attahiru Jega, the recently retired chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Coming after Nigeria’s most successful electoral seasons to date, the participants met and conversed with Jega about his experiences during his tenure, the most recent elections held, and on many more issues. It was moderated by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, a co-host of the highly rated The Spot on EbonyLife and the host of Red Media’s sunday afternoon show, Rubbin’ Minds.
RED Managing Partner, Chude Jideonwo speaks on the power of Social Media in business at Diamond Woman’s Xclusive Evening
Our Managing Partner, Chude Jideonwo delivered the keynote address at the exclusive evening with Diamond Bank’s Xlcusive Evening Diamond Woman event on Friday, 26 June. He addressed the topic “The rise of the digital age–Social Media as a tool for business relevance”.
The Financial Literacy Series continues with useful security tips when using alternative banking channels and how to secure a personal loan
In June, First City Monument Bank and Keystone Bank held the reins on behalf of the Banker’s Committee Financial Literacy Public Enlightenment programme where they provided important information to consider when using alternative banking channels, as well as ways to improve your chances of securing a personal loan.
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Malta Guinness shows gratitude to consumers by sharing ‘more goodness’; extends promo deadline to July 7
Malta Guinness started rewarding consumers nationwide in May with awesome prizes in her latest promotion tagged “more goodness”.
Consumers will be rewarded everyday until July 7, 2015 with a grand prize of 2 Million Naira. There is also something for everyone in prizes of 20 million Naira worth of airtime, 100,000 Naira for 10 people daily and 5,000 Naira for 10 people daily.
To participate in the promo, check under your Malta Guinness crown, text the code found and your location to 1759. E.g. A67459RCLagos to1759.
… and that is how RED’s Managing Partner, Chude Jidenwo ‘wowed’ participants at the 2015 WOWe Festival
RED Managing Partner, Chude Jideonwo was honored as a speaker at the WOWe Festival. The event took place on 25 – 26 June 2015 at the Landmark Convention Centre,Victoria Island, Lagos where he addressed the topic “Zero – Hero; the Extraordinary Factors that make the impossible possible: Key characteristics of those that achieve significant breakthroughs in their businesses and lessons in Politics”.
Whoosh!! #TeamRED members attend Leadership training at Daystar Leadership Academy
At RED, we are committed to constant development of our people, as eight team members participated in the Daystar Leadership Academy (DLA) Basic Leadership Course which held from 1 June -12 June, 2015. The training was packed with courses ranging from family success, project management, leadership, systems development, excellence-orientation, and success habits.
Wale Adenuga, Frank Edwards, Nathaniel Bassey performs live at RCCG Apapa family’s Excel 2015
In what has become an annual celebrated affair of music, worship, and insightful sermons; the eighth in the series of the yearly gathering of the Apapa Family group of churches of the Redeemed Christian Church of God held on Sunday, June7, 2015 at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos with the finest Nigerian ministers in attendance.
Like a King, Vector Tha Viper features Sarkodie in second King Kong remix
Nigeria’s acclaimed king of rap, Vector Tha Viper teams up with awardwinning Ghanaian rapper, Sarkodie in a second remix of his hit song, King Kong.
With a previous remix featuring fellow celebrated rap artists, Phyno and Reminisce, Vector like a king decided to further stun his fans with this new remix. 
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#TeamRED celebrates June Birthdays for team members
In May, our Communication Associate, Business Development Associate and Driver turned a year older and as usual, we celebrated the #RED way!
The Future Project successfully completes two weeks entrepreneurship crash course
Between 2 and 12 June 2015, The Future Project carried out a two-week intensive training on Entrepreneurship via The Future Enterprise Support Scheme (TFESS) platform, which is series of seminars, workshops and conferences that serve as a bridge towards skill acquisition and capacity building.
These training sessions have a distinctive structure that lend themselves to the learning and improvement of attendants, regardless of their level of knowledge.
The Entrepreneurship Unveiled sessions will see leading figures in select industries invest their expertise and experience in building other fledgling professionals, acting as catalysts that spark the creation of enterprise and sustained impact.
Action 2015 Coalition and Nigerian Stock Exchange partner on ‘The Day of the African Child”
The Future Project, as part of the Action 2015 Coalition, partnered with the Nigerian Stock Exchange to have 15 15-year-olds participate in the ringing of the opening bell as a way of recognizing them as future leaders. 
The teenagers participated in a Press Conference where they met members of the private sector who taught them how they can help secure the future they want through their Corporate Social Responsibility projects. 
The children were led to the Stock Exchange by media maven Mo Abudu alongside other celebrities like Timi Dakolo, Marvelous Odiete who were there to show their support to our future generation. 
This event presented the perfect opportunity to re-emphasize the business community’s commitment to the betterment of the lives of the future generation.
Aiki Nigeria takes basic ICT training to Enugu
Aiki Nigeria in partnership with Microsoft delivered basic ICT training to youths in South East Nigeria, empowering them with basic digital and communication skills, and also providing online learning opportunities in order to prepare them for the job market.
Participants were offered computer appreciation, how to use search engines, Microsoft office, and social media. This training ran from the 25th of June to the 27th of June 2015 at IMT Campus 3, Enugu, Enugu state.