* The Chief Operating Officer of Glo Broad Access, Martins Olusola Olowonihi has died from gun shot wounds sustained from a cross fire between the police and armed robbers in Lagos.

* Former Vodacom CEO Alan Knott-Craig has been appointed an independent non-executive director of the Nedbank Group, effective 1 January 2009.

* Chairman of Globacom, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr., has been adjudged the Pan-African Telecom Investor of the Year by the Nigerian Information Telecommunications Technology Awards (NITTA), the highest telecoms quality and performance award in the country.