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United Capital Appoints Latunji Head, Marketing/Corporate Communications

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United Capital Appoints Latunji Head, Marketing/Corporate Communications

United Capital Plc has been appointed, Tolu Latunji as its Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications.

In the new role, he is expected to drive a strategic communications, marketing and brand management programme for the investment banking group.

Latunji is a communication and marketing expert with 12 years’ experience in products development, marketing, brand & franchise building, effective management and communication of strategic objectives whilst ensuring adequate visibility for both organisation and product/service offerings through product, content and brand initiatives.

“With a 360 degree knowledge of communications and marketing, which includes but not limited to – brand management and initiatives, corporate affairs, internal and external affairs, product and brand marketing, event management and experiential marketing, cluster/segment marketing, Tolu has served at various capacities on government constituted sub-committees on financial inclusion,” a statement explained.

Prior to joining United Capital Plc, he was the Managing Partner of Ten & Square Media Co., a bespoke creative ideation and brand/crisis management firm, based in Lagos, Dakar and London.

Latunji was recently the Strategic Communications lead at FMDQ Securities Exchange, Nigeria’s first integrated financial market infrastructure (FMI), where he had the responsibility of effectively positioning the group, together with its subsidiaries, as the most sophisticated and technologically driven securities exchange in Africa.

Prior to that, he worked in Guaranty Trust Bank for nine years with roles in brand management & monitoring, events and experiential marketing, products and content marketing and user experience.

He led the marketing team to the successful development and launch of various retail, SME and corporate products. He was also instrumental in curating and developing the bank’s social footprints. Outside the corporate environment, Tolu engages in various humanitarian activities with food banks and empowerment programmes. He holds a B.Sc. Economics from University of Lagos.

CEO/Founder Investors King Ltd, a foreign exchange research analyst, contributing author on New York-based Talk Markets and Investing.com, with over a decade experience in the global financial markets.

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CAP Plc Appoints Mrs. Ada Aniagu as Finance Controller

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CAP Plc Appoints Mrs. Ada Aniagu as Finance Controller

Chemical and Allied Products Plc said it has appointed Mrs. Ada Aniagu, the Chief Finance Officer of Portland Paints and Products Nigeria Plc has been appointed as the Company’s Finance Controller.

The appointment was after the resignation of Mr. Abiola Odeyemi as the Finance Manager on February 19, 2021.

Mrs. Aniagu will assume all responsibilities and obligations of the former Finance Manager starting from February 20, 2021.

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BERGER PAINTS NIGERIA PLC – NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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BERGER PAINTS NIGERIA PLC – NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

This is to inform our stakeholders and by extension, the public, that Chief Musa Danjuma and Chief Nelson Nweke, both Directors of Berger Paints Nigeria Plc, will be retiring from the Board
effective from the 2021 Annual General Meeting.

The Board remains appreciative of their immense contributions to the Company for the entirety of their respective tenures.

Consequently, the Board has also approved the appointment, subject to the ratification of the Annual General Meeting, of Mr. Victor Olusegun Adeniji as an Independent Non-Executive
Director effective February 16, 2021.

Mr. Adeniji will be bringing on board, almost four decades of extensive financial services sector experience encompassing multilateral development finance, investment banking and asset management at top-flight institutions, most notably The World Bank/International Finance
Corporation (IFC).

Mr. Adeniji is the Chief Executive Officer of TechnoFuture Nigeria Limited, a Lagos-based technology skills training company and West Africa franchisee for an innovative Canadian e-learning product. He recently co-founded Communities United to Remove Epidemics (the CURE Initiative), a nonprofit that operates in the public health space. He is the co-author of Economies of Help: The Concept Behind the Consortium for Humanitarian Intervention (International
Psychology Bulletin, June 2015).

Mr. Adeniji studied Economics at Pembroke College, Cambridge University, where he earned BA and MA degrees in 1986 and 1990, respectively.

In 2002 he served as a member of the Nigerian Securities & Exchange Commission Committee on
Corporate Governance that drafted a muscular corporate governance code for listed companies.

In 2001 he was nominated as one of the 100 Global Leaders for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum.

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Unilever Nigeria Plc Appoints Mr Michael Ikpoki as an Independent Non-Executive Director

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Unilever Nigeria Plc Appoints Mr. Michael Ikpoki as an Independent Non-Executive Director

Unilever Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Mr. Michael Ikpoki as an Independent non-Executive Director of the company, effective from February 2021.

The company disclosed this in a statement signed by Mrs. Abidemi Ademola, General Counsel WA and Company Secretary, Unilever Nigeria Plc.

The statement read in part, “This is to notify The Nigerian Stock Exchange and our esteemed shareholders of the appointment of Mr Michael Ikpoki as an Independent non-Executive Director of Unilever Nigeria Plc. with effect from 1 February, 2021.

The Board warmly welcomes Mr Michael Ikpoki and wishes him success in his new role.

Mr Michael Ikpoki’s profile –

Mr Michael Ikpoki is an acccomplished Multinational Business Executive and leader, lawyer by training, with over twenty four (24) years relevant African Telecommunications Industry Experience comprising of public sector experience in a National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Nigerian Communications Commission), business management experience in the MTN Group and telecommunications/ICT Advisory and Consulting experience in Africa.

Specific Operational Industry experience include Policy & Regulatory Advisory/Management, Commercial Operations & Management, General Business Management, Strategic/C-Level & Country Leadership capabilities in very fast moving and intensely competitive telecommunications markets in Africa.

Mr Ikpoki has demonstrated proven capability in successfully managing and growing telecommunications operations in some of the largest economies in Africa during his tenures as CEO of MTN Ghana and CEO of MTN Nigeria respectively between 2011 and 2015. In his Operational Senior leadership and CEO roles, he successfully deployed effective leadership to deliver concrete results. Mr Ikpoki now independently consults and serves as a resource person on Telco/ICT projects within Africa while adapting his experience to other related areas namely market entry advisory and leadership development.

Mr Ikpoki is presently the CEO of Africa Context Advisory Partners, an Africa-focused business advisory company which provides business advisory services in Telecoms/ICT, market entry/growth particularly in ICT and Consumer-related Industries in West Africa.

He also mentors CEOs/Senior leaders and speaks to select audiences on Telecoms/ICT, Leadership and Business in Africa. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of iFitness Centre Limited (A health and Fitness business/franchise).

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