Archive for May, 2010

APRA 2010 Communique: Association of Public Relations Association

A Communiquer Issued at the end of the 23rd All Africa Public Relations Conference at the International Contrence Centre, Abuja Nigeria from May 18 – 20, 2010 The 23rd Africa Public Relations Conference held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria from May 18 – 20, 2010 under the theme Public Relations and Corporate Governance […]

Timex School of PR and Communication Takes off in Kaduna

Preparatory to its official take-off as a specialised training institute for communication studies, the premises of Timex School of Communication (TsC) will be hosting a curriculum drafting session on Saturday, May 29, 2010.     Owned and managed by the communications specialist and Chief Executive Officer of Timex Communications Nigeria Limited, Abuja-based Public Relations consultancy […]

Africa PR Body Honours Nigeria’s President

The President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has been invested with the Grand Patron of the Africa Public Relations Association at the 23rd All African Public Relations Conference and Annual General Meeting (APRA) that held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. The President used the occasion to urge the association as a professional body to […]

Take a Survey on Online Public Relations in Nigeria

If you are a PR practitioner with knowledge of the practice in Nigeria, you are invited to kindly answer a questionnaire on Perceptions of Online Public Relations in Nigeria.  It is a graduate student research for a Masters thesis which findings and summary will be made available to PRNigeria Forum. You are requested to tick/click appropriate answers to the questions. […]

PR Communications and Corporate governance in Nigeria

 “Movement without Motion?” It is instructive, debatable but refreshing that public relations  leaders and practitioners and industry leaders around the African Continent can come together to focus on Corporate governance – a subject that is more  applauded than applied – more talk, less walk.       It is perhaps paradoxical or better still,  more […]

Africa’s PR torchlight beams on Nigeria

AHEAD of the start of the 23rd All Africa Public Relations Conference, the president of the African Public Relations Association (APRA), Kate Bapela would visit Information and Communications Minister, Prof. Dora Akunyili in Abuja. Bapela, a senior officer of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), South Africa, arrived in Nigeria along other officials of the continental PR group.   […]

President Jonathan Addresses APRA Conference

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said the government is committed to the issue of corporate governance in both the public and private sectors of the economy. He told the annual conference of the African Public Relations Association (APRA) tagged “Public Relations and Corporate Governance’’ on Tuesday in Abuja that the theme and sub-theme of the conference had […]

Jimoh Ibrahim: Can He Rejig The Virgin Nigeria Brand?

Richard Branson, the chairman of the London based Virgin Group has a disdain for conventional business wisdom. This disdain made it possible for him to build the group from almost nothing to a more than $3.5billion international conglomerate and one of the world’s most powerful and recognizable brand. Under the ubiquitous Virgin brand, Branson ventured […]

Students Denied Social Media Go Through Withdrawal

A new study from the University of Maryland finds that students are hooked on social media and cellphones, describing withdrawals in terms similar to those used by drug and alcohol addicts. The study from the International Center for Media and the Public Agenda, “24 Hours: Unplugged,” asked 200 students on the campus to give up […]

Advice for new corporate writers and editors

Advice for new corporate writers and editors

For harried but well-intentioned communication managers—and their still-malleable new writers and editors—here are some talking points worth communicating to new employees   Companies offer new employee orientation to brief new hires on the culture and the policies of the organization so they can hit the office carpet running.   But who orients employees in the […]