Public Relations: Essential service during the pandemic
The year 2020 was definitely an unprecedented year with the outbreak of COVID-19. The wave of the global pandemic hit and the effect of its reverberations are still felt around the world.
Late Ayo Asagba’s rare passion for children education
Mr. Ayodele Asagba, Public Relations Manager per excellence, was truly a unique person. I first met him in 2005 when I was managing the litigation profile of Globacom.
Unbundling of mass communication takes effect September 2021, says NUC
The National Universities Communication (NUC) has assured that unbundling Mass Communication in Nigeria universities and other higher learning institutions is presently at the final review
Before starting a career in public relations
Public relations is a communication discipline that is widely misconceived, not just in Nigeria, but globally. There are several misconceptions about this noble profession and we, as PR practitioners,....
Lagos public relations industry gala, awards hold December 19
The Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations will hold its fifth industry gala and awards ceremony at the Shell Hall of the MUSON Centre, Lagos, on Saturday, December 19, 2020. Popularly called the LaPRIGA awards, the event has evolved to become the communications industry’s Oscars. The high-profile ceremony will showcase and…
Africa’s leading women in PR and Marketing
The communications landscape in Africa is changing and even more so in 2020. Women currently dominate PR across the globe, and this has been a growing trend in the last decade. From America to Europe and Africa, there are more women than men in PR and Marketing. According to data from a 2014 study by…
‘Over 50% Nigerian PR agencies report revenues below N5m’
Over 50 per cent of public relations (PR) agencies in Nigeria are said to be reporting revenues of less than N5 million yearly, as a result, agencies must think outside the box to mitigate the current challenges. The Nigeria PR Report, which was packaged by BlackHouse Media (BHM), a public relations firm, said the…
Burna Boy, Rema Up For BET Award 2020
- Drake Leads With Six Nominations, Beyonce, Usher, Others Make List Ahead of this year’s BET Award, organisers have released list of nominees with Canadian rapper Drake leading the pack with six nominations. This year’s nominees reflect an abundance of creative expression and black excellence across music, television, film, sports, and philanthropy. The awards will simulcast Live…
Redeemer’s University appoints Adeleye as deputy director, corporate affairs
Redeemer's University appoints Adetunji Adeleye as Deputy Director, Corporate Affairs Adeleye is an integrated marketing communication professional with extensive experience
‘Police PR dept critical to nation’s progress’
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has described the Public Relations (PR) department of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) as very critical to the nation’s advancement, even as he assured of the Force’s commitment to enhancing capacity of officers, winning public confidence.
Stakeholders decry quackery in PR profession, call for reforms
Public Relations professionals have called for reforms in the industry as a way to eradicate quackery and reposition the image of the sector. Mr. Israel Jaiye Opayemi has decried the quackery in the profession, saying it will no longer ...