Last week, we examined the first part of Effective Skills for Excellent Customer Service for businesses, organisations, companies, and individuals. We continue with the concluding part, this week. Listening is the least skill taught, yet it is used 45 per cent of the time. Listening is different from hearing. Hearing is an inherent ability while…
‘Digital transformation is enhancing media business globally’
The Nigerian media space has come a long way from the print, to television and radio. Now, it is about the digital. And the traditional media are also struggling to have a space in the digital.
Photojournalists hold conference
A picture, the work of a photographer, is said to speak a thousand words. Photojournalism is a handmaiden of journalism, but unfortunately, out of ignorance, not everyone sees photojournalists as news people whose photos alone could independently tell a story.
‘Elevated mindset critical to digital advertising’
President of the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN), Ikechi Odibo, has urged advertising practitioners to understand and embrace digital reality, continuously broaden perspectives and take creative responsibility without waiting for marching orders...
Nigerians tasked to be culture ambassadors
The President, Fertilizer Producers Association of Nigeria, Mr. Thomas Etuh, has hinged the economic growth of the country on the willingness of citizens to be ambassadors of change.
‘Government, private sector collaboration crucial to data growth’
Co-founder and Chief Operations Officer, Terragon Group, Ayodeji Balogun, has urged government to partner with the private sector to develop 21st century curriculum that would prepare Nigerian students to fit into the emerging fourth industrial revolution...
Things to know when submitting a memo to the National Assembly
Submitting a memo to the Nigerian National Assembly on draft legislation (bill) can seem like a big deal. However, here are simple rules that you must follow:
13 years on, LAIF sets eye on regional, continental industry growth
The Lagos Advertising and Ideas Festival (LAIF) awards may be in its 13th year, but it may not have attained the needed fame when compared with similar awards around the world.
Why government, individuals must invest in youths, women
It has been said that Africa’s economic prospects would be among the world’s best by 2021, and Nigeria with a 65-per cent young population has a lot to contribute to make this a reality.
Experts task journalists on building strong democratic culture
The Executive Director, African Languages Technology Institute, Tunde Adegbola, has stressed the need for journalists to look beyond their immediate role and assist in building a lasting democratic culture.
FG orders NBC to regulate broadcast content on internet, web
The Federal Government has directed National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to immediately come up with regulations for the broadcast of content on the internet and the web to ensure that those who provide broadcast services online do so with responsibility.