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Lai Oso… 60 cheers for communication scholar

It was a torrent of encomiums for Professor Lai Oso, the immediate past Dean of the School of Communication, Lagos State University at a lecture to celebrate his 60th birthday held in Lagos last week. On hand to celebrate with him were family members, friends, colleagues and church members, who …

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Vincent Maduka… 80 cheers for the boss of the tube

SOME years ago, a female colleague from the Northern part of Nigeria phoned me and asked: “Alhaji, who is the best NTA (Nigeria Television Authority) Director-General? At that time, there were only six. Unhesitatingly, I replied: “Of course, Engr. Vincent Ifeanyi Maduka (VIM), the pioneer Director-General of the Nigeria Television …

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Osoba, Ofeimun, Sulaiman lament lack of investigative journalism

Dearth of investigative reporting  has been identified for the rising cases of corruption in the country in high and low places. According to the former Ogun State governor Chief Segun Osoba, a former minister in the past administration, Dr. Abubakar Sulaiman and prominent poet, Mr. Odia Ofeimun. They made the …

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Brand Africa 100 Reveals Top Africa brands

At the 4th Annual Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands, which took place at the Sandton Convention Centre on 22 October, the top brands in Africa were announced. MTN were the big winners of the night with the Grand Prix for Africa’s Best Brand, as well as being the Most …

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RUNNING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS BRAND IN NIGERIA: THE STORY OF PRIMA GARNET AFRICA, Lolu Akinwuni is an accomplished Adman with impressive credentials. His adventure into the very challenging Nigerian Business Landscape twenty three years ago when he founded Prima Garnet is today a Model of a Successful Brand Business. In this narrative, Lolu relieves the fundamentals that galvanised the fortunes of Prima Garnet Africa, Excerpts…

                Lolu Akinwuni is an accomplished Adman with impressive credentials. His adventure into the very challenging Nigerian Business Landscape twenty three years ago when he founded Prima Garnet is today a Model of a Successful Brand Business. In this narrative,  Lolu relieves the …

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Rewarding Excellence…. Brand As King awards

THE Advertising Practitioner Council of Nigeria (APCON) and Advertising Association of Ghana (AAG) endorsed reward system organised by Billboard World Magazine, a frontline out-of-home magazine tagged “Brand As King” has concluded plans to host its fifth edition of the award in Lagos on October 25, 2015. The organisers of the …

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The New face of Fidelity Bank

In its drive to satisfy its customers better in response to new developments and challenges, Fidelity Bank recently in Lagos unveiled its new corporate identity. The Managing Director and Chief executive of the bank, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo, at the event, disclosed that the new look is about actively changing the …

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‘Chivita 100% or Nothing’ Campaign now Online

Chi Limited, a market leader in Nigeria’s juices and fruit drinks market, has launched  its new marketing communication campaign tagged ‘Chivita 100% or Nothing’ as part of effort to reinforce its brand proposition and strengthen the credential of the brand in the marketplace online. The campaign, which was earlier deployed …

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Ambode appointed OAAN Patron

Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos State has been appointed Patron of The Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria (OAAN). Led by its president, Mr. Babatunde Adedoyin, the body expressed the association’s delight in conferring the prestigious title of the Patron of the association on the governor, noting that such appointment was …

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