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Pinnick Moves to Bury the Hatchet, Says Keshi Remains a Hero

NFF President Amaju Pinnick.

Newly elected president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick says building an environment of peace and stability are his watchwords in his bid to propel the nation to greater heights in the next four years. Nigeria football look to have heaved a sigh of relief from the administrative ... Read More »

Multi Talented Helen Paul Signs Globacom And GoTV Endorsement Deals


Helen Paul signed a mouth-watering deal in May, but it was only made public earlier this week. The tv host, radio presenter and comedienne has joined other ambassadors of telecommunications giant, Globacom as an ambassador.Helen, who is famously known as Tatafo on radio, also signed an endorsement deal with GoTV, a ... Read More »

Glo Charges Eagles to Beat Mexico

Nigeria's Ogenyi Onazi Battles for the Ball With Manchester United and Mexico Striker Javier Hernandez.

The major sponsors of Nigeria’s Super Eagles and official partner of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Globacom, has urged the national team to ensure victory in Wednesday’s World Cup warm-up against Mexico. Nigeria line up against the El Tricolor of Mexico at the Atlanta Dome stadium, Atlanta, USA. “For us, ... Read More »

Globacom Angry With D’banj For Featuring in MTN’s Kcee’s ‘Emmah’ Video?


D’banj’s multi-million Naira brand endorsement deal with Globacom Nigeria is presently being threatened! The reason is not unrelated with the fact that he featured in the music video of Emmah, a song by Kcee, an ambassador of MTN, Globacom’s main rival. You see, though endorsements are lucrative to artists, it ... Read More »

Glo-CAF Awards: Globacom, CAF, Plan a Befitting Event.

Confederation of African Football.

Globacom, sponsor of the annual African Player of the Year award gala, and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) say all plans aimed at organising a befitting 2013 Glo-CAF Awards slated for January 9, 2014 in Lagos have been set in motion. According to the organisers, the presentation ceremony billed ... Read More »

D’banj Signs Deal With Globacom


NET has reliably confirmed that Dapo ‘D’banj’ Oyebanjo has signed a multi-million Naira brand endorsement deal with Globacom Nigeria. The Pop star has inked his second endorsement deal with the Nigerian telecommunications company after weeks of deliberations. D’banj now joins the likes of heavyweight contemporary musicians Psquare as well as ... Read More »

Nigeria vs. Malawi: Adenuga Is The Special Guest of Honour.

Otunba Mike Adenuga: Special Guest of Honour, Nigeria vs Malawi at the UJ Esuene Stadium Calabar.

The management of the Nigeria Football Federation has named the Chairman Globacom Nigeria Limited Otunba (Dr.) Mike Adenuga (Jnr) (GCON) as the Special Guest of Honour for the Brazil 2014 World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Malawi at the UJ Esuene Stadium, Calabar, Cross River State on September 7. In ... Read More »

NPFL: Amoo Wants Players to Be Airlifted for Away Matches for Better Performance.

Fatai Amoo.

Head Coach of Sunshine Stars FC, Fatai Amoo, has suggested to the League Management Company (LMC), to partner with the operators of various domestic airlines in the country, to airlift players of clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) to the nearest airport to the venues of their away ... Read More »

LMC, Releases about N208m Glo Sponsorship Money to NPL Clubs.

Glo Nigeria Premier League.

The League Management Company (LMC) has remitted about N208m, which represent the clubs’ sponsorship earnings for the 2012/13 league season, to the 20 Glo Nigeria Premier League (NPL) clubs. The Chairman of Kwara United FC Ilorin, Mr Bamidele Aluko, was quoted by news tabloid, This Day, to have told the ... Read More »

House Committee on Sports Set to Review NFF Sponsorship Deals.

Nigeria Football Federation.

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Sports has opted to carry out a total review of all the sponsorship agreements signed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The committee chairman, Honourable Godfrey Ali Gaiya made the call while reacting to NFF’s well publicised lack of funds which resulted to the ... Read More »

Fashanu Believes LMC Should Do More Than Settle For a Single League Title Sponsor.

John Fashanu.

Former England striker, John Fashanu, doesn’t think the Nigeria Premier League should be sponsored by a single corporate body. In May this year, the League Management Company (LMC) entered into a three-year partnership with Globacom Nigeria Limited as title sponsor of the Glo Nigeria Premier League (NPL), in a deal ... Read More »

Telecomms Rivalry: Why Kunle Afolayan was dropped by Glo


The Nollywood movie director and actor was dropped as a Glo ambassador a few months back because of co-actor, Saka. We all know Saka, the actor and new MTN ambassador, real name Afiz Ayetoro. Sources reveal that Kunle Afolayan was dumped by Globacom when they found out that one of the ... Read More »

Naeto C Finally Quits Storm Records

neato c

In the last 15 months, the Nigerian entertainment scene has witnessed more label shakedowns than we could have ever imagined. And the breakup season isn’t over yet… Rapper Naetochukwu Chikwe better known as Naeto C has ended his relationship with Storm Records, the music home where he launched his career ... Read More »

NPFL’s New Logo, to Differentiate Nigeria Football.

NPFL's New Logo.

The union between the League Management Commission (LMC) and the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) has already yielded a new product on the launching of their new logo recently. A member of the LMC Shehu Dikko disclosed that the new logo is not permanent but will serve in distinguishing Nigeria ... Read More »

Barclays is to EPL what Globacom is to NPFL: Globacom Signs Premier League Sponsorship Deal.

Nduka Irabor LMC Chairman.

When it has to do with football, telecommunication giants, Globacom are always second to none and their passion for the Nigerian Premier Football League was made public yesterday. It was the official signing of a three- year one billion, eight hundred and ninety- six million, seven hundred and thirty thousand ... Read More »

NCC Orders MTN To Collapse Call Rates


The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has ordered MTN Nigeria to collapse the rates for its on-net and off-net voice services, which it said has a 300 per cent differential starting May 1. In a report titled, “Determination of dominance in selected communications markets in Nigeria,” signed by Mr. Eugene Juwah, ... Read More »

Glo To Upgrade Network With $750m


Mobile telecommunications giant, Globacom, last week entered into a $750 million deal with Huawei Technologies to upgrade its network and expand its current capacity, just as the Mobile Number Portability was launched in Nigeria. The company said the network enhancement project was part of its tenth anniversary plans to enhance ... Read More »

MTN Left Out As NCC Lifts Suspension Of Promotions On Airtel, Globacom, Etisalat


The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has lifted the ban placed on promotions on Airtel, Globacom and Etisalat networks, Mr Tony Ojobo, the NCC Director of Public Affairs, has said. He stated this in Lagos on Friday that the lifting of the ban was because the three service providers met the ... Read More »

X-FACTOR Berths In Nigeria With N24M Star Prize

glo X factor

The world’s number one music singing talent reality television show, “The X Factor”, has berthed in Africa for the first time and where else but in Nigeria; courtesy one of the leading telecommunications company, Globacom. The show was unveiled during the week at the GET Arena, Lekki, Lagos, confirming Globacom ... Read More »

Lagbaja Joins Exclusive List Of Glo Brand Ambassadors


Bisade Ologunde popularly called Lagbaja, has joined the star studded list of entertainers signed to telecommunications giants, Globacom, as brand ambassadors. Though there is no official statement yet from Globacom on its deal with the Nigerian Afrobeat maestro, sources within the telecoms giant’s corporate headquarters in Lagos said Lagbaja put pen to ... Read More »