BusinnessDay names top 100 brands
Publisher/CEO of BusinessDay newspaper, Mr. Frank Aigbogun, has said that it is part of efforts aimed at applauding the brands that stand out in the aspects of commitment to Quality Service Delivery
A chronicle of the experiences of the finest leading media personalities in Nigeria
NIGERIAN Media Leaders: Voices Beyond the Newsroom (Barnhouse Publishing Company Ltd, Lagos; 2015) by Richard O Ikiebe is a set of two out of a planned four-volume book chronicling the experiences of the finest and leading media personalities that nurtured the Nigerian media industry into what it is today.
Okowa advises online publishers on fair, balanced reporting
DELTA State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has advised social and online media practitioners to adhere strictly to the principles of fairness and balance in their publications. Okowa made the call in Lagos at the formal launch of Online Publishers Association of Nigeria (OPAN).
Stakeholders brainstorm on new curricular for communication, journalism students
As part of efforts aimed at better practice in the field of communication and journalism, the Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria (ACSPN) last week held a two-day workshop sponsored by UNESCO to review the existing curricular in institutions where communication and journalism courses are being taught.
NBC, CTO to host African Digital Migration forum in 2016
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), on behalf of Nigeria, has signed an event hosting agreement with the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) to host the 11th African Digital Switchover Forum scheduled for May 11 – 13, 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria.
How to curb abuse of state-owned information organs (2)
The remarks by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed during his interface with the heads of Federal Government-owned media establishments has continued to generate interpretation among communication scholars and professionals.
NBC website adjudged best among federal parastatals by Web-jurist
The website of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has won the Best Overall Website Award in the 2015 Web-Jurist awards after winning alongside Best Web Accessibility Award and Best Web Aesthetics Award.
Eyegate Media to honour community pillar awards’ winners
All is now set to honour the recipients of the 7th edition of prestigious Community Pillar Awards Ceremony. Eyegate Media Ltd Award, the organisers of the awards, stated that the event will take place at the Teeky Event Centre Lekki on Saturday December 12, 2015.
‘DAME’s aspiration is not to be the biggest, but the best’
THE chief host of the yearly media reward system, Diamond Award for Media Excellence, (DAME), Mr Lanre Idowu said that the organisation has always aspired to be the best and not the biggest. He said this in a chat with The Guardian as DAME perfects arrangement to host the 24th edition on Saturday, December 5,…
Client-agency collaboration key to better creativity
PRESIDENT of Association of Advertising Agency of Nigeria (AAAN), Mr. Kelechi Nwosu, has said that client collaboration with agency holds the key to better creativity in the marketing communication field. He said this in Lagos last week at the 10th edition of Lagos Advertising Ideas Festival (LAIF) Award, arguing that better creative equals better growth…
How to curb abuse of state-owned information organs
RECENTLY, the Minister of Information and Culture interfaces with the heads of media agencies under him. In what appears like given a direction on how they should operate, he did not only lampoon these heads of agencies, he also demanded that they must depart from the old ways of the government in power practically dominating…
Creating better PR practitioners with internship programme
C&F Porter Novelli, the trusted business advisor and leader in strategic communications in West Africa, has graduated the 2015 Class of interns from the company’s 2015 PR Fundamentals Programme. This year, three graduates received their certificates from the programme - Stella Olaokun, Folakemi Olabanji and Ilabeshi Gabriel - and they constitute the graduating class of…