Archive for September, 2009

NIPR Abuja Concludes Seminar in Jos

The Nigeria Institution of public Relations Capital Chapter, Abuja in collaboration with IONEL consulting Nigeria on Thursday 16th October, 2008 concluded a 5-day training seminar titled Public Affairs Management for Public Service Efficiency. The seminar which took place at the National Institution for policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) kuru, Jos Plateau State, attracted participants from […]

John Odey : ACCEPTANCE SPEECH

ACCEPTANCE SPEECH BY THE HON. MINISTER FOR INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE ELECTION OF NIGERIA AS THE CHAIRMAN FOR THE BUREAU OF AFRICAN MINISTERS RESPONSIBLE FOR COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES HELD IN CAIRO, EGYPT ON MAY 14, 2008 I am highly delighted to express on behalf of the Government […]

The African International Media Summit

The African Union declared the year 2008 ‘Year of the Youth”. That’s an appropriate consideration, given the burgeoning statistics for Africa’s rising populations of young people. That African Union declaration is also the theme and focus for this year’s African International Media Summit hosted by the African Development Bank in Tunis on March 27-30th, 2008.  […]

Nigeria’s advertising industry worth N5 billion, says APCON

UNDER a current assessment by the sector operators, the worth of Nigeria’s advertising industry has been put at over N5 billion. Chairman of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON), Mr. Chris Doghudje disclosed this profile at this year’s advertising forum, held in Lagos, noting that the sector had come of age and can now […]

Stakeholder Reputation Management Master Class

Posted on PR Nigeria: February, 2009More information visit http://stakeholderreputation.invite43.com/ Location: Hotel Apollo, Randburg, Johannesburg  Date and time: 25 – 26 February 2009, 8.30 am – 17.00 pm Introduction An institution’s reputation is its greatest asset and risk in today’s knowledge economy. A favorable reputation benefits an institution, because it contributes to an institution becoming the […]

2ND TIMEX Global Communication Summit

THEME: Parliamentary & Public Communication: The Way Forward for Africa. DATE: March 22 – 24, 2009 VENUE: Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja Timex Communications (Nig) Ltd is an Abuja-based public relations & communication agency and has scheduled its 2nd Global Communication Summit for March 22 – 24, 2009 at Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja (former Le Meridien). […]

Building global brands

ACTION speaks louder than words, so goes the saying. This weathered maxim is what’s behind the wave of change that is washing over the professional brands consulting business. As an organization whose work force is after the progress and up to date dealings of brand to have a global standard, that is to carry members […]

Defining the Pace of Brand Communication – Adstrat Boss

By Kabir Alabi Garba NEARLY a decade ago, he and some his colleagues within the same age bracket bestrode the marketing communication industry in a manner that could be described as ‘rebellious’. They were more or less challenging the status quo. With their intellects as the major ammunition, having acquired experience from some of the […]

Experiential Branding is not about big budget

By Gregory Austin Nwakunor THERE are mini sketches on the table. Very close to a thrash can, there is an inscription, which says ‘think global, but act local’. A well-cut silhouette of Felix King Eiremiokhae, chief executive/managing director, Oracle Group, one of the frontline experiential marketing agencies in the country, is on the table by […]

Politics of Editing and Managing a Media Outfit

TURI MUHAMMAD was Editor and (later) MD of New Nigerian Newspaper Limited. A few years after retiring from the services of the company, he published a book on it. Titled Courage and Conviction – New Nigerian: The First Twenty Years (2000), the book gives the inside story of the company, the secret of editing and […]