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8 Feb 2015
SUBSCRIBERS of StarTimes, who emerged winners in the second draw of the Christmas promo were last week presented their prizes at the StarTimes Iju Ishaga office, Lagos.    Some of the winners could not hide their excitement as they received StarTimes LED TV sets and luxury sofas courtesy of Bedmate furniture.    Speaking at the…
Women-violence
8 Feb 2015
AS part of efforts aimed at helping media practitioners have better understanding of gender-based violence, United Nations Women in collaboration with Nigeria Women Platform for Peaceful Election (NWPPE) last recently held a one-day capacity building and interactive seminar for 50 participants drawn from 10 states. Held in Abuja, the seminar had participants from the six-geopolitical…
8 Feb 2015
THE Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has described the practice of public relations as a veritable tool to promote the country’s non-oil sector.   The Institute stated this at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) with the theme: Building a sustainable non-oil economy for Nigeria: The stake of public relations, was held at the International…
8 Feb 2015
AN experiential marketing company, Keskese Limited has clinched the experiential marketing business of MTN Benin Republic.   The company emerged the Agency to handle the brand activation business of the leading telecommunication company after rounds of keenly contested business pitches, which involves several big agencies within Benin Republic, Nigeria and other West African countries.    …
8 Feb 2015
AHEAD of the general elections now to be held later next month, communication scholars and practitioners at a forum at Covenant University, Ogun State, charged media stakeholders to strictly adhere to the existing professional codes of journalism in its coverage of the 2015 elections. At the one-day consultative forum, the participants reiterated the role of…
8 Feb 2015
A TOTAL of two hundred and three reporters were trained during the pilot edition of the Pro-Engage: House-to-House project conceived by the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism and executed through funding partnership with the British High Commission.  The initiative, which held from Monday 19 to Friday 30 January 2015, took advocacy for investigative reporting…
8 Feb 2015
THE International Press Centre (IPC) Lagos last week took its voter education campaign to the grassroots educating representatives of women, youth, artisans groups and people with disabilities on the need to enlighten and sensitise members of their community to participate actively in the forthcoming election in a non-violent manner.   The Coordinator, Strengthening Citizens Engagement in…
8 Feb 2015
A REFRESHINGLY new site, www.daylight.ng, has joined the league of online publications in Nigeria. According to the publisher, Azuh Amatus, the news site is a highly focused, vocal, reliable, impartial and agenda setting online newspaper with a difference.     Shedding light on his latest exploit, Azuh, a former Society Editor of The Sun Newspapers…
Women-participants--
1 Feb 2015
THE role of the media as campaign platform and public sphere during elections especially will not be discharged efficiently unless the right to equitable media access is enjoyed by all political actors regardless of their gender.   In fact, section 1.2 of the newly released Nigerian Media Code of Election Coverage (NMCEC) tasks media organisations…
1 Feb 2015
THE Governing Council of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) has approved the appointment of Mr. Gbemiga Ogunleye as the Provost, and Mr. Jide Johnson as the Deputy Provost of the institution. The appointment, which takes effect from March 2, 2015, according to the Council is part of the commitment to further reposition the institution…
1 Feb 2015
TO ensure that Lagos residents adopt the right values in their interaction with fellow citizens, institutions and public utilities, the Spirit of Lagos recently launched a campaign.  The campaigners, who have been using different media platforms to dish out their messages for a new culture and values expected from the citizens, believed that this is…
1 Feb 2015
TECHNOLOGICAL advances are making lifestyle to change: the kind of music people listen to, the food they eat, clothes they wear and where they live. The cultural landscape is being redefined, and so, are the economic dynamics and political variables.    Entrepreneurs in the creative industry -  performing and plastic art  (music, film, fashion, comedy…

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