Thursday, September 01, 2005

Ikoyi Club 1938 commends Starcomms

Ikoyi Club 1938 Lagos, has Starcomms, Nigeria’s leading Private Telecommunications Operator, has commended Starcomms for its outstanding corporate social responsibility in the country.

The club’s Entertainment Chairman, Mr. Femi Nuna, said, Starcomms has distinguished itself as a socially responsible corporate citizen, due to its classic and consistent sponsorship of the club’s events over time.

He particularly made reference to its monthly Happy Hour, saying that Starcomms has been the major sponsor of the event for some time now.

Mr. Nuna, also gave kudos to Starcomms services as being above board, a position that was corroborated by Mr. Augustine Okonkwo, the star prize winner of the July edition of the Happy Hour raffle draw.

Mr. Okonkwo won a Tricom Station phone, loaded with a N2,500 credit and free internet access for one month.

Mr. Okonkwo said that in the last one month, he has been enjoying quality service from Starcomms and called on other Ikoyi Club 1938 members to “come and taste quality service delivery by Starcomms.”

At the August edition of the Ikoyi Club 1938 Happy Hour, Mr. Bayo Shadare, a distinguished member of the club, emerged the star prize winner of the raffle draw.

He won another Tricom phone loaded with a free internet access for one month and N2,500 worth of credit.
Tricom phone has the unique ability to offer Internet service, mobile and table top functions.

Responding after the draw, Mr. Shadare, expressed appreciation to the management and staff of Starcomms for their corporate affiliations with social events.

“Starcomms has shown by this gesture that it is a truly responsible corporate citizen,” he declared.

Starcomms’ Public Relations Manager, Ms. Laura Johnson, said the company was grateful for the opportunity to serve the club and thanked entire management, staff and members of the prestigious Ikoyi Club 1938, for creating an avenue to connect the club members with Starcomms’ world of innovativeness and possibilities.

2 comments:

Sixfei Communications said...

Dear efefiong akpan,

I found "Sixfei Communications" at the WSIS
Conference website, I'm glad to see that, like
the Stockholm Challenge, you will be attending the
WSIS conference in Tunis and we ask for your help
in contacting potential entrants in our Award
programme. We are very keen to make contact with
projects from Nigeria, which has not always been
well represented in the past.

Our Challenge Director Ulla Skidén and Project
Support worker Earl Mardle would be happy to meet
with you in Tunis to discuss how we might work
together. Our exhibition stand which will be
number 1310 in the Development and Solidarity
section.

The Challenge focuses on projects and programmes
where ICT plays a significant role in the
achievement of the objectives. The next award
ceremony is in Stockholm in May 2006 and the
Challenge is open for entry until December 31
2005. Please forward this email to any projects or
programmes that you know of who might qualify in
any of the categories for our event. The
categories are; Public Administration, Culture,
Health, Education, Economic Development and
Environment.

All participating projects must:

Illustrate how ICT is used to create new or better
traditional services and/or products, which are
beneficial for human and social development.
All competing projects must be up and running.
They should be implemented/piloted for no less
than three months. The jury will only evaluate and
compare projects that can show measurable outcomes
and impact.
Be verifiable, i.e. able to present credible
references.
Be free from religious, political or other
personal beliefs.
All applications must be in English
NB: Projects that have won one of the Challenge
categories in previous years cannot enter the
competition again. (But, if you are have been
associated with one of those projects, we do want
to hear from you as we have other ways in which
you can be involved with the Challenge)

If you, or any potential entrants would like to
know more, please contact me ( earl.
mardle@stockholmchallenge.se ) or our Challenge
Director; Ulla Skidén ( ulla.
skiden@stockholmchallenge.se ). Otherwise, please
direct possible participants to our entry form
which is here http://www.stockholmchallenge.se/
application.html

Kind regards

Earl Mardle
Project Support
Stockholm Challenge Award
earl.mardle@stockholmchallenge.se
http://www.stockholmchallenge.se/


==================================
Dear Efefiong Akpan
At 05:30 a.m. 27/10/2005, efefiong akpan wrote:

Please see and express real interest!
Thanks!
Kind regards,
Efefiong Akpan


Thanks for helping to spread the word. Pleas ealso note that as well as offering the global recognition and networking opportunities that are our main benefits, the Stockholm Challenge, with the support of the WSIS Executive Secretariat, has initiated the WSIS Challenge Award, to be announced at the WSIS Tunis Summit on November 17th 2005.

The award is worth 10,000 Euros and is open to initiatives in Africa that use ICT to enhance livelihood opportunities, improve living conditions and support economic development. Projects that are eligible to compete should show that they empower people and communities by using ICT in areas such as health, education, government, business, culture and environment.

All African projects entered in the Challenge are automatic entries for this award and we would like to ensure that the greatest range of projects have the chance to participate. I have attached the press release for the new award.

In addition, each category winner will receive a 5,000 Euro cheque to go with their accolades in May next year.



Kind regards

Earl Mardle
Project Support
The Stockholm Challenge

Sixfei Communications said...

earl.mardle@stockholmchallenge.se wrote:
To: creative_gene2003@yahoo.com
From: earl.mardle@stockholmchallenge.se
Subject: An Invitation from the Stockholm Challenge
Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2005 00:44:56 GMT

Dear efefiong akpan,

I found "Sixfei Communications" at the WSIS
Conference website, I'm glad to see that, like
the Stockholm Challenge, you will be attending the
WSIS conference in Tunis and we ask for your help
in contacting potential entrants in our Award
programme. We are very keen to make contact with
projects from Nigeria, which has not always been
well represented in the past.

Our Challenge Director Ulla Skidén and Project
Support worker Earl Mardle would be happy to meet
with you in Tunis to discuss how we might work
together. Our exhibition stand which will be
number 1310 in the Development and Solidarity
section.

The Challenge focuses on projects and programmes
where ICT plays a significant role in the
achievement of the objectives. The next award
ceremony is in Stockholm in May 2006 and the
Challenge is open for entry until December 31
2005. Please forward this email to any projects or
programmes that you know of who might qualify in
any of the categories for our event. The
categories are; Public Administration, Culture,
Health, Education, Economic Development and
Environment.

All participating projects must:

Illustrate how ICT is used to create new or better
traditional services and/or products, which are
beneficial for human and social development.
All competing projects must be up and running.
They should be implemented/piloted for no less
than three months. The jury will only evaluate and
compare projects that can show measurable outcomes
and impact.
Be verifiable, i.e. able to present credible
references.
Be free from religious, political or other
personal beliefs.
All applications must be in English
NB: Projects that have won one of the Challenge
categories in previous years cannot enter the
competition again. (But, if you are have been
associated with one of those projects, we do want
to hear from you as we have other ways in which
you can be involved with the Challenge)

If you, or any potential entrants would like to
know more, please contact me ( earl.
mardle@stockholmchallenge.se ) or our Challenge
Director; Ulla Skidén ( ulla.
skiden@stockholmchallenge.se ). Otherwise, please
direct possible participants to our entry form
which is here http://www.stockholmchallenge.se/
application.html

Kind regards

Earl Mardle
Project Support
Stockholm Challenge Award
earl.mardle@stockholmchallenge.se
http://www.stockholmchallenge.se/


===============================================================


Dear Efefiong Akpan
At 05:30 a.m. 27/10/2005, efefiong akpan wrote:

Please see and express real interest!
Thanks!
Kind regards,
Efefiong Akpan


Thanks for helping to spread the word. Pleas ealso note that as well as offering the global recognition and networking opportunities that are our main benefits, the Stockholm Challenge, with the support of the WSIS Executive Secretariat, has initiated the WSIS Challenge Award, to be announced at the WSIS Tunis Summit on November 17th 2005.

The award is worth 10,000 Euros and is open to initiatives in Africa that use ICT to enhance livelihood opportunities, improve living conditions and support economic development. Projects that are eligible to compete should show that they empower people and communities by using ICT in areas such as health, education, government, business, culture and environment.

All African projects entered in the Challenge are automatic entries for this award and we would like to ensure that the greatest range of projects have the chance to participate. I have attached the press release for the new award.

In addition, each category winner will receive a 5,000 Euro cheque to go with their accolades in May next year.



Kind regards

Earl Mardle
Project Support
The Stockholm Challenge