Archive for July, 2013

To Rescue APCON

To Rescue APCON

If there is any move which the Goodluck Jonathan administration has taken which is remarkably path-breaking for the Nigerian advert industry, it is the decision to do away with the awful practice of making the serving chief executive of a local agency the chairman of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON).   Recently, the […]

Nigeria Cements China Relations With Presidential Visit

Nigeria Cements China Relations With Presidential Visit

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan was on a five-day official visit to China from July 8 to 12, 2013. The Nigerian president’s visit was aimed at shoring up investments through bilateral talks with his Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jinping. This visit came a few days after President Barrack Obama ended his tour to some African […]

Robert Orya, Nexim boss

Media Relations: NEXIM Selects APO for Press Release Distribution in Africa

The African Press Organization (APO), the leading press release wire in Africa, and global leader in media relations related to Africa, has announced the signature of a retainer agreement as exclusive supplier for press release distribution in Africa with the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM), an Export Credit Agency (ECA) with a share capital of N50 […]

Bola Agboola, Ag. DG FRCN

FRCN gets new director general

SEASONED broadcast administrator and marketing communication expert, Mr. Bola Agboola has been elevated as Acting Director-General, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN). He has since assumed his new duty at the FRCN Headquarters in Abuja with a cognate experience spanning a period of over 25 years. This cuts across advertising, public relations, marketing and broadcasting. […]