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[WORLD POLITICS] REBRANDING: #OGUNSTATE PLANS 40TH ANNIVERSARY PARTNERS DSTV TO UPGRADE OGTV.

A DStv team has begun a facility tour of Ogun State Television (OGTV) to partner the Ogun state Government, towards upgrading facilities of the state-owned Television. Commissioner for Information and Strategy Adedayo Adeneye, who received the team, led by the Project Manager (Nigeria), Mr. Ekom Esang, said the step became imperative as the state television… Continue reading [WORLD POLITICS] REBRANDING: #OGUNSTATE PLANS 40TH ANNIVERSARY PARTNERS DSTV TO UPGRADE OGTV.

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[AGENCY NEWS] OGLIVY HIRES MORE EXECUTIVES.

Ogilvy & Mather (O&M) South Africa’s Board of Directors has announced the addition of four new executive directors. These are Angela Madlala (Director of Talent), Alistair Mokoena (MD, O&M Johannesburg), Joanna Oosthuizen (MD, Ogilvy Public Relations SA) and Luca Gallarelli (MD, O&M Cape Town). The Company’s Holding Board is responsible for the strategic development and… Continue reading [AGENCY NEWS] OGLIVY HIRES MORE EXECUTIVES.

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[AWARDS] UPDATES: CANNES LIONS ANNOUNCES CATEGORY CHANGE IN AWARDS.

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced changes to the 2016 awards which will see the Press Lions become the Print & Publishing Lions and Digital Craft split from the Cyber and Mobile Lions . The addition of the Press Lions is considered to be a milestone in Cannes Lions’ history, being the… Continue reading [AWARDS] UPDATES: CANNES LIONS ANNOUNCES CATEGORY CHANGE IN AWARDS.

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[PRODUCTS] GUINNESS SOLIDIFIES RIGHTS TO DISTRIBUTE MCDOWELL’S PREMIUM SPIRITS.

Nigeria’s brewery giant Guinness Nigeria has again boosted its product portfolio with the further solidification of its distribution rights to United Spirits Limited’s brand in Nigeria. The deal means Guinness Nigeria have the rights to distribute McDowell’s’, a mainstream spirits brand of United Spirits Limited (USL) in Nigeria. United Spirits Limited (USL) is a subsidiary… Continue reading [PRODUCTS] GUINNESS SOLIDIFIES RIGHTS TO DISTRIBUTE MCDOWELL’S PREMIUM SPIRITS.

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[WORLD POLITICS] REBRANDING: NIGERIA’S BUDGET IS INTACT-“DOGARA”.

Hon. Yakubu DOGARA (Speaker house of rep. Nigeria) The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has dismissed reports that Nigeria’s 2016 budget proposal submitted by President Buhari to the National Assembly is missing. A tweeter @DemolaRewaju directed this tweet at Dogara: Regardless of conspiracy theories and bants about the missing bill, pressure… Continue reading [WORLD POLITICS] REBRANDING: NIGERIA’S BUDGET IS INTACT-“DOGARA”.

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[ENDORSEMENTS] TIWA SAVAGE IS NOW PAMPER’S BRAND AMBASSADOR. READ PRODUCT INFO:

Pampers, the world’s top-selling brand of baby diaper which has existed for more than 40 years unveiled Tiwa Savage as the new advocate for its brand. Pampers which had been helping to improve life for babies and toddlers made the announcement few days ago at Sheraton Towers in Lagos. Her husband Tee Billz and their… Continue reading [ENDORSEMENTS] TIWA SAVAGE IS NOW PAMPER’S BRAND AMBASSADOR. READ PRODUCT INFO:

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[REBLOGGED] CANNES LIONS IS LISTING IN THE STOCK MARKET.

The owner of Cannes Lions has taken a step towards a possible £1 billion London stock market flotation after filing documents this week to become a publicly listed company. Filings at Companies House show Ascential Group, which was known as Top Right Group until last month, set up a public limited company called Trident Floatco… Continue reading [REBLOGGED] CANNES LIONS IS LISTING IN THE STOCK MARKET.