Nigerian power shift leaves lucrative lobbying contracts in limbo
Millions of dollars in contracts held by U.S. strategists could be in jeopardy after a historic presidential election in Nigeria that marked the first time a sitting president had been defeated. The change in leadership, from President Goodluck Jonathan to former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari, could be trouble for at least four firms with lucrative arrangements from…
Quill awards not just for Lagos journalists
In 2011, during the tenure of our immediate past Managing Director, Chief Keith Richards, who is now the Chairman, we sat to agree on what we could do to support our community as part of our CSR portfolio and strategy. In partnership with our PR Agency, we were able to get to the position where we decided to support the media. Since commencing our business in Nigeria, we have maintained a fantastic relationship with the media. Reporters and media organizations have helped us to penetrate every part of the country, as we strive to make our products available to millions of Nigerians. While we toil to build an enduring brand through hard work and dedication to our customers, the media complement us with their reportage and promotional messages of our products.
Think local, act global... formula that can enrich output of advert agencies
Olubodun said this in Lagos recently when Students from nine universities in Nigeria who made it to be members of this year’s Roger Hatchuel Academy visited Insight Communication during their tour of marketing communication related organizations.
Quartz expands coverage of Africa
More than 40 percent of Quartz’s readers are from outside the US and in just over two years, the site has attracted more than 100,000 monthly unique users from Africa. Following its successful launch in June 2014, Quartz India has expanded to reach more than 1.3 million readers monthly, growing more than 500 percent in just eight months.
‘Why awareness about consumer rights is low in Nigeria’
Muyiwa Ayojimi is the convener of the League of Consumer Advocates, a group committed to advance the cause of Consumer Rights in Nigeria. He is also a legal practitioner with practice experience of over a decade in Experiential Commercial Law with strong bias for Consumer Protection. An Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Nigeria, a member of the Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria, a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management and also a Notary Public of Nigeria, in this chat with KABIR ALABI GARBA, Ayojimi shares his thoughts on issues of consumers’ rights and why he thinks awareness about consumer protection is low in the country. Excerpts:
ClimateReporters… regional online newspaper debuts
Speaking at the lunch, the medium’s Editor-in-Chief, Atâyi Babs revealed that the newspaper is “dedicated to bringing fresh, crisp and engaging climate reports from all over the world to West Africa, using the region’s finest blend of climate story tellers to enhance understanding and engender climate action across the region.”
Why the trend is tilting towards mobile LED billboard
“So you must now strategize. If this is the new trend in the industry, I do not want my brand to look inferior, I also want to be there, but you must use your senses to decide how to get the best from what you are paying for.
Firm trains journalists on etiquette, image management
JSK Etiquette Consortium facilitators have extensive experience in protocol, etiquette, civility and cultural diversity, and have conducted interactive leadership development seminars, impression management workshops and etiquette boot camps in Lagos, Nairobi and London.
NIMN invests new president
In Nigeria, Koledoye had worked in various capacities in these organisations: Ebun Nigeria Limited, Churchgate Group, Texlon Group, Coastal Bottlers Limited and Zaria Industries Limited where he was CEO in the last two companies. He is currently the chairman of Harmattan Oil Services Limited, Lekki, Lagos.
Burson-Marsteller, CMC Connect announce strategic partnership
Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced the launch of CMC Connect Burson-Marsteller in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria. The announcement marks the further strengthening of the long-standing relationship between the two companies, and brings the total number of Burson-Marsteller branded operations across the continent to 29. This follows the simultaneous announcement…
Report on media coverage of election launched
It was therefore recommended that the media sustain reportage on issues affecting INEC, and beyond reporting, also conduct more special interviews with officials of INEC and other investigations that would help clarify contentious issues. “This is especially imperative as the elections beckon,” it noted.