BRANDS · BRANDWEEK REPORT

[BUSINESS REPORT] BREAKING: ALIKO DANGOTE RESIGNS FROM FLOUR MILLS.

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote and three other directors resigned from the board of Dangote Flour Mills today as majority owner Tiger Brands cut funding support to its struggling Nigerian division. South-Africa’s Tiger Brands said it was “currently exploring various alternatives with  regard  to  its  investment  in Dangote  Flour  Mills,  which  also announced a change… Continue reading [BUSINESS REPORT] BREAKING: ALIKO DANGOTE RESIGNS FROM FLOUR MILLS.

AGENCY NEWS · OBITUARIES & TRIBUTES

[AGENCY NEWS] PAT FALLON DIED AT 70.

Pat Fallon, a giant of advertising whose sharp eye for great ideas made him beloved to the creatives who worked for him—and whose eponymous agency helped to turn Minneapolis into a creative hub—died on Friday, the agency confirmed. He was 70. The cause of death was a hemorrhagic stroke, an agency spokeswoman said. “We are… Continue reading [AGENCY NEWS] PAT FALLON DIED AT 70.

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[COPYRIGHTS] FEDERAL HIGH COURT GRANTS N500M COMPENSATION TO KING SUNNY ADE.

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Federal High Court on Friday, November 13, compensated King Sunny Ade with N500 million as damages for copyright infringement. Also included was an additional N3 million for prosecuting the case.
This is coming thirty years after the Juju   music   legend  took  record manufacturing company African Songs and its subsidiary Take Your Choice Stores to court.
The two companies were ordered to pay the sum by Justice James Tsoho of the Federal High Court in Lagos, while delivering judgment in the suit first instituted by the musician in 1975.
       King Sunny  Ade  had   stated  in  his statement of claim that in 1975, a contract dispute arose between him and the two companies culminating to a judgement delivered by Justice Dosumu presiding over a Lagos high court. According to him, in the said judgement the court ordered the companies to return the master tapes of the original musical works produced under the label of the two companies by Sunny Ade and his green sport back to  him,  but  before  the  master  tape could be returned the chairman chief Executive Office of the two companies Chief Bolarinwa Abioro died.
      Consequently, in a bid to retrieve the master  Tapes  Sunny  Ade   in   1997 dragged the two companies before a federal high court in Lagos, joined as co-defendants are, Lati Alagbada, Record manufacturing Nigeria limited, Ibukunola printers, Alhaja Awawu Ade Amodu,and M.O. Alagbada, who he alleged have been using the master tapes to produce inferior qualities of his musical works and sell them to members  of   the   public   thereby depriving  him  of  his  means   of livelihood.
     According to justice dosunmu in the said judgement the court ordered the companies to return the master tapes of the original musical works produced under the label of the two companies by Sunny Ade and his green sport back to him, but before the master tape could be returned the chairman chief Executive Office of the two companies Chief Bolarinwa Abioro died Many of these companies don’t even exist anymore.

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[BRAND STORIES] THIS IS GOOGLE ALPHABET FROM A-Z

In Google’s restructuring blog post and the announcement of Alphabet, it was told that G stands for Google. But, what do the remaining alphabets in A-Z mean? Here’s the complete list of Google products to help you out. Screenshot courtesy visual thinker. alphabetical order below: • A – Alphabet / Android / AdSense / Analytics… Continue reading [BRAND STORIES] THIS IS GOOGLE ALPHABET FROM A-Z

MILLENIALS · WORD PORN

[WORD PORN] “EXAM CANDIDATES NOW WRITE YOU AS U”-WAEC.

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has identified the use of text message symbols as part of the “general weaknesses of candidates in the various subjects” of the Council’s examinations.        In a communiqué issued at the weekend by the Public Affairs Officer of the Council, Mr Demianus Ojijeogu, after the 60th Meeting of the… Continue reading [WORD PORN] “EXAM CANDIDATES NOW WRITE YOU AS U”-WAEC.