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David Beckham Launches First Global Voice Petition To End Malaria

David Beckham, Malaria No More launches first global voice petition to end malaria

David Beckham, former captain of the English national football team, today joined Malaria No More, a United Kingdom-based organisation to launch the world’s first voice petition to end malaria with the campaign Malaria Must Die, So Millions Can Live.

In a short film using emerging AI video synthesis technology, the petition reveals David Beckham speaking nine languages – calling on people to join the campaign and demand action by visiting malariamustdie.com. The petition aims to get the attention of world leaders ahead of critical funding decisions for the Global Fund, to tackle malaria in six months’ time.

Fresh2Go CEO, Yinka Ogunsanya Expands Business Fronts

Fruiterer and one of Ibadan’s leading entrepreneurs, Yinka Ogunsanya is spreading the tentacles of her business.
Some days ago, the businesswoman whose company Fresh2Go provides quality drink options like smoothies, milkshake, fresh juice and others opened another arm of her business at the Jericho Mall, Ibadan.
The opening attracted a stream of patrons, dieticians and many others who are conversant with healthy living and value fruit supplement.
Ogunsanya hinted that the expansion became necessary to meet the needs of her numerous clients at different locations in Ibadan. She revealed her dreams to have as many outlets as possible around the city within a year so as to help spread the campaign around Healthy Work Lifestyle within Work Like Balance.

Celebrities Roll Call As Chude Jideonwo Opens The Joy Hub

Timi Dakolo, Iyin Aboyeji, Adebola Williams, Adaora Mbelu, Bolanle Olukanni and many other prominent people witnessed the launch of the pilot location of The Joy Hub at Surulere, Lagos some days ago.

Initiated by Joy Inc. in partnership with Mentally Aware Nigeria and Olamma Cares, the hub is a non-clinical, non-judgmental, non-discriminatory emotional and mental health walk-in centre where young people dealing with depression, trauma, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts can access help.

Speaking at the event, the founder of Joy Inc. Chude Jideonwo expressed excitement at the launch while stating that the vision is to build at least 20 more centres across West Africa by the end of 2020, with a hub set up in every community across the continent by 2035.

He explained that depression and anxiety have become a global public health crisis, and with Joy, Inc.’s research in partnership with NOI Polls revealing that 60 million Nigerians are at risk of depression, it has become urgent to marshal the public imagination and resources across Africa to tackle the issue and build more healing communities.

Dr. Kitan Jinadu, the representative of the Lagos State Mental Health Desk and Special Assistant to the Commissioner of Health, commended the team on the brilliant initiative, stating that such initiatives are needed to address the mental health epidemic.

Dr. Gbonjubola Abiri, a psychiatrist and member of Joy, Inc.’s Global Advisory Council said, “The Joy Hub is very important because young people need safe spaces where they can go to let out their emotions and speak to people that they feel are safe and can pour out their hearts to. The Joy Hub has come to stay for this purpose and the partnering organizations will work on ensuring that the work continues to progress.”

Led by the Operating Officer of Joy, Inc., Damola Morenikeji, the guests were taken on a tour of the Hub, with workspaces for the partnering organizations, lounge, counseling rooms, meeting rooms, The Affirmation Wall and the ‘screaming room’ – for those who need space to let out their emotions .

The launch of the Hub was commemorated by the official opening of the helpline which people can call for necessary mental and emotional help or just someone to talk to.

Jennifer Obayuwana Meets Luxury Watch Maker, Yves Piaget

written by Sheu Dibbo

Daughter of Polo boss, Paul Obayuwana, Jennifer is following her father’s footsteps as she takes her new lesson in Switzerland with foremost luxury watchmaker, Piaget.
The Polo Nigeria ‘under boss’ was away in Geneva where she met the charismatic and charming chairman of Piaget, Yves who took her on a round of schooling in the watch making business.
Yves Piaget has been the head of the company since 1980 and took over Jennifer’s teaching and she learnt new things.
A perplexed Jennifer hinted that her stylish father, John has worked with Piaget for over 21 years and she was so excited to learn all she needs to know in the luxury business.

Tony Elumelu Goes Skiing

The Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu must have discovered a new passion in 2019 outside banking.
The former Managing Director of the United Bank of Africa took a new interest on new year as he went skiing , not minding the dangers attached to the sport.
The banker was not alone on this mission, he had his wife, Awele and children Ogor, Onyinye, Nneka, Ugo and Oge who obviously enjoyed their first skiing at the Saint Moritz, Graubunden, Switzerland.
Elumelu has marked 2019 a busy year as he starts an early vacation before settling down to work. His Tony Elumelu Foundation recently announced the opening of its fifth edition entrepreneurship programme, a 10-year, $100 million dollars commitment aimed at identifying, training, mentoring and funding 10,000 African entrepreneurs.

‘Style By Zenith’ Debuts In Lagos

Zenith Bank Plc is set to light up the social and entertainment scene this December with the launch of “Style by Zenith”.

“Style by Zenith”, a flagship Lifestyle, Beauty, Fashion, Accessories and Entertainment fair, powered by Zenith bank in conjunction with Fashion One, a foremost international lifestyle and entertainment company, would hold in Lagos on Saturday, December 29 and Sunday, December 30, 2018 at the Open Ground by Four Points Hotel, Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The two-day fair is a potpourri ofLifestyle activities featuring runway modelling by leading Nigerian and international models accessorized by top designers, beauticians, beauty and lifestyle products manufacturers, accessory makers, food and confectionary, entertainment for adults and children as well as performances by top Nigerian artistes, amongst other activities.

Speaking on the launch of the platform, the General Manager of Zenith Bank Plc. and Coordinator of the event, Mrs. Adobi Nwapa, noted that: “‘Style by Zenith’ is a unique platform through which the bank will connect with and create value for its customers by focusing on various aspects of their lifestyle. It is an all-inclusive fair that seeks to engage and entertain both the young and old during this festive period ’”.

“Style by Zenith” is geared towards engaging the Lifestyle ecosystem and connecting the consumers to every aspect of quality and affordable living, thereby helping them live their best lives in their own interest.

It is a holistic eventaimed at connecting the SMEs and retail segment to a multiplicity of clientele through multiple factors which dictate and direct their everyday lifestyle choices ie;beauty, fashion, entertainment, food and general lifestyle (Travel, automobile, houses) thus facilitating the growth of the individual retail and SME businesses.

The crux of the ‘Style by Zenith’ campaign is the by-line… Live your best life. It is an aspirational call to people on all socio-economic strata of society, telling them they deserve and can indeed get, not just more, but the BEST QUALITY, out of life at affordable prices.

The fair will be multi-media and experiential as well,covering as much of human lifestyle existence as possible by taking advantage of all the product offerings by the exhibitors.

Established in 1990, Zenith Bank Plc, Nigeria’s biggest bank by tier-1 capital, provides corporate, business retail and personal banking products through its network of over 500 branches and business offices, serving millions of customers.

The Zenith brand, which centres on “People, Service and Technology”, proudly identifies with the ‘Style by Zenith’ Fair, which offers the retail space quality and affordable lifestyle, enabling us all to live our best lives.

TOMMY HILFIGER CELEBRATES SPRING ’18 IN NIGERIA WITH COCKTAIL PARTY

Tommy Hilfiger is pleased to announce an exclusive event at the TOMMY HILFIGER store in Lagos, Nigeria on June 21, 2018.

Press, influencers, and fans of the brand will attend the cocktail event that celebrates the arrival of the Spring 2018 menswear, womenswear, TOMMY JEANS, footwear and accessories collections in the store.

The Spring 2018 collection celebrates Tommy Hilfiger’s love of motor sports, where speed and immediacy fuse with a touch of vintage nostalgia and will be sold in-store during the event. The store also carries Summer Pre-Fall 2018 collections that are inspired by Tommy’s love of travel and adventure and celebrates freedom and exploration.

For the Spring 2018 season, British Formula One racing driver and four-time Formula One® World Champion Lewis Hamilton is the new global brand ambassador for TOMMY HILFIGER men’s. International supermodel Gigi Hadid is the global brand ambassador for TOMMY HILFIGER womenswear.

Tommy Hilfiger stores can also be located at The Ikeja City Mall, Lagos (ICM) and Port Harcourt shopping mall in Port Harcourt.

Friends and followers of the brand are invited to join the conversation on social media using #TommyHilfigerNigeria and