Archive for December, 2009

Corporate Identity Requires Simplistic and Convincing Messages – Aliyu Ma’aji of Corporate Affairs Unity Bank

Corporate Identity Requires Simplistic and Convincing Messages – Aliyu MaÁji Head of Corporate Affairs Unity Bank   After unveiling their new visual identity meant to reposition the bank in a refreshing and invigorating manner, with the aim of setting the pace in redefining industry standards, the Head of Corporate Affairs of Unity Bank, Mal. Aliyu […]

Access Bank Reviews CSR Strategy

Access Bank reviews CSR strategy By Tosin Fodeke   ACCESS Bank Plc has reviewed its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy and had equally commenced the implementation of policies and procedures that align business growth with good corporate citizenship.   According to the banks’ Corporate Social Responsibility report for 2008 recently released in Lagos, CSR in […]

Akunyili shouldn’t ignore complaints against NIPR elections’

‘Akunyili shouldn’t ignore complaints against NIPR elections’ By Isa Bello Adamu   THE former NAFDAC head, Prof. Dora Akunyili, has been very much in the news since she assumed her new assignment as minister of information and communications but not for the same reason as she was previously and famously known. Now that she is […]

Reuters Invests in Africa and Partners with NSE

Reuters Invests in Africa and Partners with Nigerian Stock Exchange   As African markets become even more dynamic, Reuters has been expanding its investments in the continent to deliver news, insights and data for the rapidly expanding community of financial professionals focused on Africa. Nigeria is the latest beneficiary in this direction, as Thomson Reuters […]

Vacancies in Department of Brands and Communication of Etisalat Nigeria

Vacancy in Department of Brands and Communication of Etisalat Nigeria   Etisalat Nigeria is currently recruiting top positions in Department of Brands and Communication from Head of Corporate Communication to Analyst Online AdvertisingMedia Management Monitoring. Qualified and interested candidates should forward updated/detailed curriculum vitae to: on or before close of business Monday 3rd January 2010.     […]

Battle for the subscribers’ mind

Battle for the Subscribers’ Mind By Raheem Akingbolu of Thisday   In a bid to grab substantial part of the telecommunication market, leading operators are not losing sleep on positioning and marketing strategies, reports Raheem Akingbolu   When the global system for mobile telecommunication (GSM), revolution swept through these climes in early 2001, many knew […]

NIPR Election in Yenegoa was a Charade, Says Mohammed

  NIPR election in Yenagoa was a charade, says Mohammed By Michael orie   ALL may not be well with the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) as one of the contestants in the recently conducted elections in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has accused the electoral body of engaging in manipulation in the said election.   […]

The Morning After NIPR Election

The morning after NIPR election Dele Alao, Nigerian Compass    The much-touted Annual General Meeting and election of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations(NIPR) has come and gone, but the outcome may have sparked off a row among PR practitioners in the country,DELE ALAO writes.   Barely a week after the election to usher in a […]

The Politics of New Media- A Look at the Internet and Mobile Phone in Nigeria

"A check on Monday, 7th December, 2009, showed that key political figures were on Facebook and were having varying numbers of friends to their credit: President Umaru YarAdua had 2,352 friends; Olusegun Obasanjo (3,216); Abubakar Atiku (850); David Mark (594); President Barack Obama of the US 6,947,377 and his Russian counterpart, Vladmir Putin 5,816 friends […]

Minister Inaugurates NIPR Council

Minister Inaugurates NIPR Council   The Minister of Information and Communications, Prof. Dora Akunyili has inaugurated the Governing Council of Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) at the National Press Centre, Abuja .   The Minister observed with satisfaction that the rancour-free nature of the transition from the out-going council to the incoming is of […]