Archive for April, 2010

‘Cybercrime affects Internet services in Nigeria’

With the increase in cybercrime in Nigeria, professionals in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector are emphasising the need for the government to do more to discourage the crime in order to save the country’s Internet services. They say the crime affects the reception of the Internet by Nigerians who mostly view it as […]

Nigeria’s Image:Blood, oil and the banality of greed

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: On March 15, 2010, MEND, the best known of the insurgent groups in the Niger Delta, detonated two car bombs at an Amnesty conference. There was a third bomb, which was not detonated because as MEND said in its press release, it "would have resulted in great loss of lives". Their aim […]

New PR Agency, Blueflower Gets Zain Account

The Zain PR pitch involved three stages. The first, involved expression of interest by the pitching agencies, followed by a brief sent by the telecom firm to the short-listed agencies that competed for the mouth-watering account.   The third and perhaps the most complex of the exercise, invoved the company (Zain) creating a scenario drawn […]

Business Briefs For Meetings and Seminars

We live in the scientific age where information technology has changed the way and manner we do things. The world is much closer today due to information technology. A lot happens online including meetings, trainings and seminars (webinars). It is on this note that I wish to introduce some software(s) ( This software(s) is for […]

NDDC Boss Seeks Supports of PR Practitioners in Resolution of Niger-Delta Crises

Public Relations Practitioners, especially those reporting events in the Niger Delta have been charged to eschew speculation and rather explore ways of ensuring that issues at stake are clearly articulated and simplified.   According to the Managing Director/CEO of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Mr. Chibuzor Ugwoha, this will help to create mutual understanding capable […]