Omonike Fowowe is easily one of the best symbols of relentless optimism you would find; this 25 year old entrepreneur has built a plethora of marketing communications and humanitarian brands under the holding company; Express Multi-Concept Resources (EMR) Group Ltd; which she founded in 2011; fully focused helping organizations to be more visible and accessible to their customers; using the internet and several other veritable channels.

With clients like Access Bank, Zaron, Mall for Africa and CoolWorldPZ Cussons, MarcopoloHotels & Suites, MarcopoloProperties, among so many other large and small brands; EMR Group Ltd has within it; EmrMarketing, EmrMedia, EMRMoments, EMRStyleOnline , EMR&Brands, EMRMedia, EMRPR, and EMRAcademy. Each of these companies specializes in a segment of Marketing Communications including; Sales Promotions and Distribution, Product Activations, Online Brand Management , Digital Marketing and Training, Media Buying, Media Services and Advisory, Events Management , Advertising and Public Relations.

Online and offline, Nike Fowowe (CMICIN)  is an entrepreneurial force. Already the EMR Group has a collective subscriber base of over 1,000,000 people across their social media platforms with owning Africa’s Leading Digital Marketing Firm EMRMarketing .When you meet her in person; one begins to understand why this young entrepreneur is fully convinced that these are just early days and the possibilities of the future are truly limitless.

Nike Fowowe (25) was literally born into the media, her mother was the Director at Radio 1, a subsidiary of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) and as early as age 8, Fowowe found herself within the world of breaking news, production equipment, public relations and some of nations top talents in broadcasting that would grow to become some of the patriarchs of the modern age. These experiences would provide the impetus for her to proceed to study Mass Communication at the Redeemers University in Ogun State Nigeria bagging a Second-class Upper. And it was at this university that Nike Fowowe begun making her own light foot prints in media and marketing communications that have led to some of the giant strides she is making today as president of EMR Group Ltd. In her own words; ‚It all started from my University days. I was chosen as the Advert
Manager for the campus magazine and newspaper called ‘Run Pearl’  and ‘Run Chronicles’ respectively. Those experiences shaped my person and prepared me for the labour market‛.

Nike Fowowe has a passion for sharing information. As a young undergraduate she would help other students that ran petty trades and small businesses advertise their products/services in this magazine as well as via her personal social media pages. It was natural that she would build remarkable following on all these platforms as people could trust her to provide the latest and most authentic information on campus; either online or offline. Today, Corporate Organizations, Government Parastatals, Individuals, Non-Governmental Organizations among others all leverage the platforms and services of EMR Group Ltd to actively connect and engage their target customers.

As a general rule, Nike Fowowe has built EMR Group to focus single-mindedly on guaranteeing Return on Investment (ROI) for her clients and like the slogan that you would here repeated time again as you walk around the EMR Group Office in Ikoyi, Lagos Nigeria; ‚we do not think just about activity; we think results‛. Another foundational principle on which EMR Group Ltd is built is; joy. In thinking customer satisfaction; Fowowe rallies her various teams to deliver joy to clients. Whether this joy is delivered in increased following online for a client; new customer activation's or the  ability to derive deeper engagement with a particular customer segment via one of the EMR platforms, Nike Fowowe has built a culture in her organization that ensures they maintain their focus
in the very right places. Nike Fowowe (25) is also a firm believer in the discovery and exhibition of new talent; in one of her latest projects; the MUA Challenge; which was focused on providing a platform for make-up artists across the country to showcase their work directly to potential customers; investors and other leading names in Nigeria’s fashion and entertainment industries. With auditions held across the North South, East and West of the country; in Abuja, Portharcourt, Enugu and Lagos states respectively and a grand finale in Lagos State; the MUA Challenge had a total of
5000 contestants all getting an opportunity to showcase their work to a greater audience. This was yet another special project of EMR Group which is making a definite impact in the lives of  several young entrepreneurial Nigerians.

Furthermore, in the character of making impact, the year 2015 would see Fowowe launch the EMR Foundation. This foundation is set up to ‘lend its hand; one step at a time’ to several dire causes plaguing women and children across the continent of Africa.

With an impressive roll call of notable achievements and a mind that never stops imagining new possibilities as well as avenues to create a more functional world for all, Fowowe is tireless. This
relentless dreamer, who has carved a niche for herself in Media and Marketing communications, is also a serial entrepreneur with interests in some other high profit segments like food services
and fitness with her Café Lagos Confectionary and EMR Perfect
Size. Being a young entrepreneur, Fowowe, has mastered the rare skill of galvanizing teams to achieve set objectives; this is why her multifaceted vision for her life is fast coming into shape;
for someone who in half a decade; would just be 30! Join us in Celebrating the #EMRBossAt25 come May 24, 2015!!

To know more about Nike Fowowe and her Company

‘EMRGroup’ Visit
Website: www.nikefowowe.com www.www.emrgrouponline.com
Email: OmonikeEmr@gmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/OmonikeFowowe
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/OmonikeFowowe
Instagram: www.instagram.com/Nike_Emr

The Grand Finale of the 2015 Omo Imagine and Achieve Creative Arts and Essay Writing Competition held in Lagos, Nigeria.

Omo, which is widely known as the fastest stain removing detergent in the market, wrapped up its creative initiative which commenced in February in grand style. The colorful and well-attended event featured the winners from the various State finals along with their winning entries and was graced by parents, teachers and dignitaries from the education sector, government and Industry.

Speaking at the event, Brand Building Director, Unilever Nigeria, David Okeme said that the Competition had served as a platform for thousands of School children to express their talent. “Omo is very proud that many more children, their parents and schools are getting onboard the Omo Imagine and Achieve Initiative and even several years after its inception, the level of creativity shown by the entrants has continued to amaze. Selecting the absolute best also wasn’t an easy feat as there were tons of great work and you could see the effort the kids put in.”, he said.

The highlight of the Finale was the announcement of the winners with twelve-year-old Imurang Salisu of Army Children School, Abule Egba, Lagos taking the grand prize of N1, 000,000 in bursaries in the Creative Arts category. First Runner-up, Clementina Emmanuel of De Brain Foundation School in Kaduna State smiled home with a bursary of N500, 000 while Sunday Daniel of Mafah Education Centre, Benin in Edo State rounded off the top three and was rewarded with a N200, 000 bursary.

Also receiving his prize was the Lagos State winner in the Essay Writing category, Adedeji Adesida of the Corona School in Gbagada.

Meanwhile, Category Manager for Fabrics Cleaning, Unilever Nigeria, Ibironke Ugbaja declared the Initiative a resounding success and an affirmation that Unilever’s continued investment in empowering the Nigerian Child was already yielding brilliant results. “The growing popularity of the Omo Imagine and Achieve Initiative justifies all the energy the Brand puts into discovering and nurturing young talent in the country and from what I have seen and heard throughout the period of the competition, I feel confident that the nation’s future is burning brighter than ever”, she said.

This year’s competition had been tagged “Unleash Your Potential” and its central theme was on the future careers of the school children.

Microsoft Mobile Devices and Services has unveiled winners of its entrepreneurship initiative, the Microsoft Lumia 535 “Passion To Empire” campaign, which kicked off Monday, February 16, 2015. They are, Daniel Isa, Emmanuel Ugwueke, Emmanuel Okena, Godwin Benson and Jessica Yahaya.

Speaking at the prize presentation ceremony in Lagos, General Manager, Microsoft Mobile Devices & Services, Joseph Umunakwe, described the “Passion To Empire” campaign as a demonstration of Microsoft’s commitment to helping Entrepreneurs translate their business ideas into reality.

He revealed that, aside the prize money presented and the training program at the Enterprise Development Center (EDC) of the Pan Atlantic University in Lagos, Microsoft under the Cloudprenuer project would be offering the Top 1000 that are into technology business the opportunity of taking advantage of its cloud service at no cost.

On the Lumia brand, Head, Marketing, West Africa, Microsoft Mobile Devices and Services, Olumide Balogun, stated that the Lumia brand of phones are stylish and perfectly designed for entrepreneurs who want  to do more on the go.

With thousands of entries received, Judges on the campaign, made up of top Nigerian beauty entrepreneur, Tara Fela-Durotoye, entertainment mogul and Founder of the Chocolate City Group, Audu Maikori and founding Partner of leading Careers and Jobs website, Jobberman, Opeyemi Awoyemi had an uphill task shortlisting for the Top 15.

Speaking on behalf of the Judges, Tara said, “Lots of the ideas came from technology, but we also saw ideas from the Agriculture sector and services industry. Initially, the idea was to select the Top 15 to pitch their ideas, however, there were some good ones we could not push aside. The truth is that, Nigeria has a bright future with the kind of minds that we interacted with during the campaign.”

The winners got cash prizes of N3.5million each, including skills and acquisition training sessions at the Enterprise Development Center (EDC) in Pan Atlantic University.

CEO, Chocolate City Group, Audu Maikori, General Manager, Microsoft Mobile Devices and Services, Joseph Umunakwe; Winner #MakeItHappen# Microsoft Lumia 535 Dual SIM ‘Passion to Empire’ activation campaign, Jessica Yahaya; CEO, House of Tara, Tara Fela-Durotoye; and Co-founder Jobberman, Opeyemi Awoyemi at the Press Conference announcing the 5 winners of the campaign, which took place recently in Lagos

Yesterday, Nigerians speak against the hostility on the Network Company MTN and its intention to buy Nigeria's own Visafone. The trending discussion took a different turn when a hashtag was introduced for fans on twitter to discuss their plight with MTN. It wasn't a favorable discussion for the telecoms giant as fans were not satisfied with the South African Operation in Nigeria. Below are screen shots of the discussions online.

I think MTN needs to do something about this intending purchase of Visafone and the NCC needs to look into this situation that has seen various hashtags against the network trending for days now.

Tobiloba Adeyemi known as TOBY GREY who has been enjoying massive hype from her 3 powerful singles; “Gboju, GbalowoE & Gbona”, drops this viral video due to popular demand from fans.
Watch, Enjoy and Share.

Our attention has been drawn to a story tagged: Aftermath of President Jonathan’s Failed Re-election Bid: Skye Bank Chairman, Tunde Ayeni in Fresh Mess on some online sites, especially Octopus News. We are quite surprised at this story, both because it is completely false and malicious, and because no effort was made to contact the Bank to confirm and or clarify the allegations before its publication, contrary to all known professional rules and ethics of journalism. For the avoidance of doubt, Skye Bank is a public limited liability company owned by over 450,000 diverse shareholders, with sound corporate governance structures and practice. The Bank has a full complement of 13 Directors, comprising 9 Non - Executive Directors, two of whom are Independent Directors, including a former Deputy Governor of the CBN.  Dr. Olatunde Ayeni is a NON-EXECUTIVE Chairman of the Bank. He is neither involved in the management of the Bank, nor does the governance structure and practice of the Bank give room for any director to use the Bank’s funds for personal purposes.

Equally important is the fact that Dr. Olatunde Ayeni is a private business man who has business interests in various areas of the economy including aviation, maritime, real estate, construction, financial services, ICT and the oil and gas sectors amongst others. He has had business interests in many of these areas before becoming the Chairman of Skye Bank. He is also Chairman of several other companies, both quoted and unquoted. He therefore has both business and personal relationships outside of Skye Bank. Dr. Ayeni is not a politician, though by reason of his network, he has relationships with various people, some of who are technocrats, corporate players, and persons holding political offices across various political parties and at various levels. As a private citizen, Dr. Ayeni is well within his right to utilize his personal resources at his discretion. Skye Bank did not support, contribute or fund any political party, and neither did it directly or indirectly support Dr. Ayeni to contribute to, support or fund any political party.

The allegation in the story is totally untrue and baseless. There are no concerns whatsoever about the safety of shareholders’ investment whether by shareholders, or by the Bank’s very keen regulatory overseers including the CBN and SEC. The Bank continues to maintain its sound corporate governance and risk management practises that continues to ensure its strength and growth, and recently earned it the coveted ‘Best Bank in Risk Management’ Award by Conrad Clark in Association with Risk Management Institute of UK and BusinessDay.

Easter is here again and your favourite mobile device brand has freebies for the season - for you and yours.
What you need to do?
Walk into any Samsung Experience Store nationwide, buy any mobile device and you get cool gifts instantly. Gifts include mini speakers, polo shirts, free Eatery vouchers and discount movie tickets.
Also enjoy FREE repair service on warranty and non-warranty mobile devices bought at the Lekki
Service Centre in Lagos.