Star lines up AFCON bright moments for Nigerians | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

At a media parley held at Warehouse Kitchen, Admiralty Way Lekki on Monday, Star reeled out plans to engage consumers and create memorable experiences for football fans across the country during the tournament. At the event attended by top media representatives and former African Cup of Nations winners for Super Eagles, including Victor Ikpeba and Mutiu Adepoju of 1994 winning squad, as well as Efe Ambrose and Juwon Oshaniya of 2013 team, the brand unveiled its package for Nigerians, including all expenses trip to the competition for lucky consumers. Star Lager beer is an official sponsor of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as well as the official beer of the Super Eagles, one of the prime contenders of the African title when the competition kicks off on Friday June 21. According to the Portfolio Manager, National Premium, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Mrs. Sarah Agha, the brand wants Nigerians to enjoy the best of African football under very relaxed atmosphere, especially as it would set a record as the most attended event by African players plying their trade in Europe. “Nigerians are very passionate about football and ready to stand behind the Super Eagles as they hope to conquer Africa again and with Star Lager as a foremost brand when it comes to entertainment, consumers and numerous fans are in for wonderful moments of football.

June 18, 2019 03:00 UTC

ISN tasks stakeholders on quality benchmarks at summit | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Speaking at its inaugural Quality Assurance Summit (ISN QAS), in Lagos and Abuja, Executive Director, ISN Products, Felix Ofungwu, represented by Head Business Development and Client Services, Dr Sandra Achebe, said: “The Summit, the first in its series, is designed to evoke pragmatic, sustainable and most effective initiatives for institutionalising quality assurance in laboratory practices and diagnosis.”He noted that the firm is committed to providing clients and end-users with consistent professional support to overcome daily challenges in laboratory practice, and enable them to produce laboratory results that can be trusted locally and internationally. Achebe noted that “The Summit is geared towards equipping stakeholders with the knowledge to improve technical proficiency and develop the ability to produce precise and accurate test results and calibration data which will, in turn, engender best-in-class patient care.”She explained that ISN QAS has also been conceptualised to domesticate the fundamental principles of the ISO15189 framework in laboratory practice in Nigeria. She further said: “the overall aim of ISN QAS is to equip laboratory scientists, and quality assurance officers on prudent healthcare principles, processes and troubleshooting procedures. Effective laboratory diagnosis remains a key driver and a critical enabler of sustainable healthcare delivery in Nigeria, and the current economic landscape in the country provides a unique opportunity for the public and private sectors to collectively address healthcare infrastructure gaps.”Achebe noted that with the support and active collaboration of all stakeholders, ISN QAS will take place annually, while CPD points and certificates were awarded to all participants at the end of the summit.

June 18, 2019 02:26 UTC

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