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Five Exciting Local Shows You Must Watch this December on GOtv

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It’s officially the festive season!

GOtv Nigeria is making the festivities extra special for its customers with a line-up of the most entertaining local shows and nail-biting offers on its Jolli package this season.

Here are five unmissable TV shows – and series – to get you in the festive mood:

Turn Up Friday: Don’t miss the second season of the biggest clubbing experience ‘Turn Up Friday’ proudly sponsored by Pepsi and Infinix. The show which will air on the special AM Holiday channel 29 and Africa Magic Family will feature non-stop DJ mixes of hit songs and host, hype man extraordinaire, the energy gad, Do2dtun. Stay tuned to an unforgettable party experience from the safety and comfort of your home. Showing on Fridays from 9:30 pm on Africa Family and AM Holiday channel 29.

Owambe Saturday: COVID-19 took away the excitement of Owambe but this festive season, we get to relive the amazing moments with the second season of the live band music show, ‘Owambe Saturday’ sponsored by Goldberg. The show will feature top Nigerian biggest musical bands who will bring a whole unique experience and hosted by popular comedian, Tee-A. Get your dancing shoes ready for a remarkable Owambe experience from 8:30pm on Africa Magic Family and AM Holiday channel 29.

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Jollof With Me: If you love good quality cooking show, then this is for you. ‘Jollof With Me’ is a new cooking and lifestyle show that features popular media personality, Nancy Isime hosting celebrity friends over for a meal and some fun, light-hearted conversations. The show allows the viewers to learn new things about the guest through the conversations as well as a cocktail game that will see Isime make a cocktail that best describes the guest and have her guest score her on her mixology skills. You can catch ‘Jollof With Me’ on Sundays at 7 pm on AM Holiday channel 29 and at 8:30pm on Africa Magic Family.

Ojukwu S3: This is a story of a great kingdom Umuojukwu, where strength and male children are considered a symbol of wealth and power. The men of Umuojukwu go to great lengths to win the respect of the people and the love of the maidens. Ojukwu season 3 premieres, 1st of December at 6:30 pm on ROK 2.

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Cheaters: This is a weekly reality television series that sees young couples get caught up in a spider web of love, lies & extramarital affairs, catch ‘Cheaters’ on Fridays at 8 pm on ROK GH.

Enjoy all of these and more when you subscribe to GOtv Jolli. With GOtv Jolli package you get wide access to exciting contents- movies, kiddies’ content, local drama, documentaries, news and series at N2,460. You can make use of the MyGOtv app from the comfort of your homes to upgrade or reconnect.

Also, customers can get a GOtv decoder and antennae with one month on Jolli package at N8,400 in the special festive GOtv Jolli offer.

For more information on GOtv’s content offering, follow GOtv on TwitterInstagram and Facebook. Visit www.gotvafrica.com or download MyGOtv app which is available to iOS and Android users to upgrade, reconnect or select the Auto-Renewal option to stay connected to quality entertainment without interruptions and for other self-service options.

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How Jumia stock is rebounding and gaining momentum 

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The last four weeks has been that of uplift in fortune for holders of Jumia stock, and the development is rightfully drawing attention of stock-inclined minds:

Fruitful yuletide: The stock sold as high as $47 a day to Christmas and has hovered between $34 and $39 since December 11th 2020. On January 12th 2021, Jumia stock sold at $40 on the floor of New York Stock Exchange.

Unexpected positive turn in fortune: Jumia recorded a 12% drop in revenue in the first three quarters of 2020, but has made a 600% increase in stock price since then.  The best part is that the stock has sustained its good momentum for over a month.

Regret for doubters: Some investors who didn’t buy Jumia stock when it sold for just over $2 in March 2020 are beating up themselves for not taking advantage. Currently trading for just over $40, some holders see an opportunity to sell. But the next few months can also bring huge fortune for those who dare to hold.

 

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Bright prospect: Analysts ascribed the improvement to investors’ belief in Jumia’s potential and are willing to overlook lagging business results for the time being. For instance, a $5,000 investment in Amazon in 1997 will translate to more than $4 million today. The current good performance of Jumia stock is an indication that the brand holds the potential of being a replica of the Amazon story in Africa.

Opportunity for Africans: Jumia prides itself as Amazon of Africa. It could end up being a smart move for Africans who buy into the dream by owning part of a brand that identifies with them.

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Covid-19 Second Wave: Online Shopping Still Among Measures To Limit Spread – Jumia CEO

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Jumia Nigeria CEO, Massiliano Spalazzi 

As authorities put measures in place to prevent rapid spread of covid-19 in the light of the second wave of the pandemic emanating from mutation variants of the dreaded virus, Jumia Nigeria CEO, Massiliano Spalazzi has highlighted the services of ecommerce platforms as one of the measures to help mitigate the spread among Nigerians.

While speaking on the crucial role and contributions of ecommerce in the present day socio-economic reality in Nigeria, Spalazzi said online shopping will help promote the adoption of social distancing measures and eliminate the contact risk associated with brick and mortar stores, as people can purchase different products of their choice and get them delivered from the safety of their home.

“Online shopping remains one of the ways individuals can take precautions to limit the spread of Covid-19. People are being urged to avoid large gatherings, and limit human contact as much as possible. Ecommerce platforms possess all these features that will help customers keep to the safety culture. From the comfort of their safety, customers can shop on the Jumia platforms, make payment through online payment solutions like JumiaPay and get them delivered via Jumia Express, or our contactless agents,” he said.

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He pointed out the crucial role played by ecommerce platforms during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown. “What we have seen last year has been how relevant and important e-commerce was in serving the population during these tough times. We’ve seen many different situations happen from the Covid-19, which obliged people to be locked down and having to purchase their goods in a safe way.”

During the first wave of the pandemic, ecommerce platforms served as a veritable channel for brands and businesses to connect with their customers. Global brands such as Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Reckitt Benkiser, Nestle, Unilever and other essential goods manufacturers partnered with Jumia for sales of their products.

Likewise, online retail platforms were key for the survival of food and grocery enterprises when sit-in services were prohibited with customers restricted by social distancing rule. It was a period where more customers boarded the ecommerce food service train and several local restaurants partnered with Jumia to keep their food, beverage and grocery service going during the lockdown.

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Dangote Cement Successfully Purchased Shares Worth N9.77 Billion

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  1. Dangote Cement Successfully Purchased Shares Worth N9.77 Billion
Dangote Cement has announced the completion of the first tranche of its share buy-back programme.
Dangote Cement Plc has announced the completion of the first tranche
Cement, industry
of its share buy-back programme, as the cement behemoth bought back shares of the company worth N9.77 billion.
This announcement was made by the management of the company, in a recent statement issued and signed by the Deputy Company Secretary, Mr Edward Imoedemhe, today, 11 January 2021.
During the first tranche of the share buyback programme which commenced on Wednesday, 30 December 2020 and ended on Thursday, 31 December 2020, the company on the open market of the Nigerian Stock Exchange purchased 40,200,000 ordinary shares of the company at an average price of N243.02, representing 0.24% of the Company’s issued and fully paid ordinary shares.
What you should know
Following the conclusion of Tranche I, the total number of residual issued and fully paid outstanding shares of DCP amounts to 17,000,307,404.
However, the completion of the share buyback programme of the company does not portend any material impact on the Company’s financial position, and the operation of the company as a going concern.

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