The SERAS-CSR awards Africa calls for 2018 entry
Organisers of The Sustainability, Enterprise and Sustainability awards, otherwise known as The SERAS CSR Awards have announced the call for entry for the 2018 edition.
‘Be professional, shun fake news’
Public Relations professionals, academics and the media have called for increased adherence to journalism ethics, improved skills in investigative journalism and retraining among media practitioners in order to tackle the growing menace of fake news.
There must be life after death
It is a noteworthy development that Nigerian workers are asking for a salary review. The minimum wage remains N18,000.00 per month, which may not be enough to feed a senator’s dog for the same period. It is true that Senator Shehu Sani some weeks past revealed to us the best kept secret of the republic:…
Abraham Adesanya: This was your life
This Is Your Life was for years a BBC television biographical series featuring notable personality from any walk of life. Such a star must be someone who had made an impactful mark on the society either through direct activity, interventions or whose contribution was a lesson in public good. So was it that a 17-year-old…
APCON gives unlicensed advertising agencies ultimatum for compliance
Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) has resolved to take on advertising agencies that are operating in Nigeria without license. The council has, therefore, sent out a warning that agencies that are not relicensed will face the music.
‘How ownership, political influences disrupt credible reporting’
The idea of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) originated in the Windhoek Declaration on promoting an independent and pluralistic press and adopted in Namibia in 1991. Across the globe, recent political, technological and economic transformations have placed new strains on press freedom.
DAAR Communications reorganises for better service delivery
The management of DAAR Communications Ltd recently held a business meeting in Lagos to intimate stakeholders of the new developments at the firm aimed at providing better services. The meeting had in attendance media buyers, advertisers, film producers, directors and others.
BBC, please give us a tobacco documentary!
BBC and its undercover reporters are now the superstars of investigative journalism in Nigeria. Following their documentary on the widespread abuse of codeine syrup in the country, our health ministry and other government agencies reacted within 48 hours and without thinking, announced a rash of emergency measures that are certainly....
A case beyond the ordinary
As Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) is about to open its defence in the criminal charges brought against it over the collapse of its six storey guest house in September 2014 in which scores of people died, the world is waiting eagerly for this historic titanic legal battle. Clearly it is not only the…
Glo CNN African Voices focuses on arts communication
CNN African Voices sponsored by the grandmasters of data, Globacom, will this week take another look at art and its unique manifestations on the African continent especially the ingenious ways artists are communicating their Africa to the world. The programme tees off in Nairobi, Kenya, where 49 year-old Patrick Mukabi will inform viewers about his…
World Press Freedom Day: What to know
World Press Freedom Day, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, is observed on May 3 to further promote press freedom and protection of journalists, and to pay tribute to journalists who lost their lives carrying out their duties. The World Press Freedom Day comes few days after the death of nine journalists…