Advertising industry loses without APCON, says Prima Garnet CEO
The marketing communications industry is now in a season of convergence. Functions of other sectors of the economy are mixing up with its, increasingly blurring, if not blotting out the borderlines completely. It also means that only a professional with incredible ability to multitask and still recognise unique similarities and differences of the converging industries could hold and sustain the fortunes of the sector.
GKS President admonishes ministers against self-indulgence
The President of God’s Kingdom Society (GKS) the Church of the Living God, Brother Godwin Ifeacho has enjoined Church leaders not to over-reach themselves, when carrying out their duties as ministers of the gospel. At the dedication service of GKS Ubogo Branch Service Hall, last Sunday in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State, the…
Investors of GSK endorse firm’s N8.4b special dividend
Shareholders of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer (GSK) Nigeria Plc have endorsed the company’s special dividend of N8.49 billion translating to N7.10 per share and a final dividend of N478 million, culminating to 40 kobo per 50 kobo share for the 2017 financial year. The shareholders, who spoke at the 47th yearly general meeting of the company,…
GSK appoints Akshikar as new MD
Glaxosmithkline Consumer Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Bhushan Akshikar as the new Managing Director of the company effective March 20, 2018, following the resignation of its Managing Director, Dayanand Thandalam Sriram. Dayanand Thandalam Sriram took charge at GSK Consumer four years ago during which he oversaw the successful divestment of the GSK drinks…
GSK, Stanbic IBTC, others lift NSE’s indices by N43 billion
Following price gains recorded by major blue chip stocks, transactions on the floor of Nigerian Stock Exchange ( NSE) continued in an upbeat yesterday, resulting to a further rise in market capitalisation by N43 billion.
Marketing Nigeria – The challenges
I was at the recent 14th CVL annual lectures/international leadership forum where Professor Collier, Director, Centre for Africa Economies, Oxford University, was keynote speaker.