Category: News

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 […]

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. […]

Court Stops Airtel’s Advertising Pitch

Court Stops Airtel’s Advertising Pitch

Controversy trailing the Airtel advertising account took a new turn on Tuesday, when a Lagos High Court granted an interim injunction stopping the pitch. The suit filed by Lagos-based advertising agency, PrimaGarnet, is seeking to halt an ongoing pitch process being organised by the   mobile telecommunications company for its marketing communications business.Local and foreign agencies […]

THISDAY editor, Simon Kolawole, resigns in protest

THISDAY editor, Simon Kolawole, resigns in protest

  The paper’s publisher says Mr. Kolawole is free to go in pursuit of other interest ,The editor of THISDAY, Simon Kolawole, has resigned in response to Sunday’s new appointments at the newspaper which saw him removed as editor and reassigned as editorial director.In the new appointments, Ijeoma Nwogwugwu, who was previously Editor of THISDAY […]

At stakeholders’ forum, NAN pledges better service delivery

At stakeholders’ forum, NAN pledges better service delivery

IN marketing communication industry, the principle that ‘the customer is king’ has continued to define how businesses response to people’s needs and desires. And the ultimate goal is always to build a network of brand loyalists. In Lagos on Wednesday last week, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) hosted a stakeholders’ forum designed, according to […]

Societies develop through dialogue, debate – Media Trust chairman

Societies develop through dialogue, debate – Media Trust chairman

Societies all over the world develop through debate and dialogue but not diktat and dogma, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Media Trust Limited Malam Kabiru Yusuf said in Abuja yesterday. He spoke at the 9th Daily Trust Dialogue titled “Politics and the Media” held at the Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel. He […]

Oshiomhole – Some Newspapers Write Fiction

Oshiomhole – Some Newspapers Write Fiction

Some news stories dished out by Nigerian newspapers have no bearing to the truth or to the country's national interest, Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole said in Abuja yesterday. Speaking at the 9th Daily Trust Dialogue, the governor cited as example a recent newspaper report claiming that five mosques were destroyed in Benin City. He […]

New Code of Practice for OAAN Members

New Code of Practice for OAAN Members

The Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria (OAAN) has instituted a code of practice for all its members in the bid to promote standard and raise the bar for the outdoor ad business in Nigeria. The association has also indicated that the problem of media debt has improved tremendously. Speaking at an executive retreat organised to […]

NIMN hosts Night of the Titans

NIMN hosts Night of the Titans

In line with its annual tradition of honouring and showcasing doyens in the media and marketing industry, the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN) recently hosted corporate Nigeria to the 2011 edition of Night of the Titans at Golden Tulip Hotel, Lagos. Addressing marketing professionals during the event, the President and Chairman of Council, […]

Outdoor Practitioners Seek APCON Support on Operations

Outdoor Practitioners Seek APCON Support on Operations

The Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria (OAAN) has enjoined Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) to come to its rescue in solving myriads of problems presently encountered by its members as they are beyond the scope of the outdoor advertising body. Specifically, OAAN an umbrella body of all registered out-of-home advertising practitioners said the industry […]