ADVAN the umbrella body which represents the collective interest of advertisers in Nigeria has announced the official ‘Call for Entries’ for the ADVAN Awards for Marketing Excellence 2016. The event is scheduled to hold on the 29 of October 2016 at the Muson Centre Onikan Lagos. ADVAN is a member and on the Executive Council… Continue reading [ADVAN] #ADVANAWARDS2016: ADVERTISERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA CALLS FOR ENTRY, EVENT SCHEDULED TO HOLD OCTOBER 29TH. READ MORE:
The Central Bank of Nigeria has licensed new International Money Transfer Operators to operate in Nigeria. The Central Bank of Nigeria announced this yesterday in a statement by the acting Director of Corporate Communications, Isaac Okorafor. The AgDG said it is in furtherance of efforts to liberalise the Foreign Exchange Market, ensure liquidity and make… Continue reading [BRANDWEEK] #BUSINESSREPORT: CBN LICENSES 11 NEW PRIVATE FOREX OPERATORS IN NIGERIA AMIDST BANK SUSPENSIONS.
Insomniac’s Ted Price and Mike Acton speak about the story, the concept, and how Autodesk® Maya® software became a cornerstone of production in making Resistance 2™, their most ambitious and content-rich game to date. Watch video below: Making Of Resistance 2: Learn about the process Insomniac used to build Resistance 2 and how they always… Continue reading [ANIMATION] #MAYA: AUTODESK SPEAKS WITH INSOMNIAC GAMES CREATOR, TED PRICE ON HOW MAYA HELPED THEIR WORKFLOW. WATCH VIDEO:
Earlier on thebrandradio blog, we have teased the release of Canon’s 4k 5D Mark IV. Just few days ago Canon officially announced the release of the 5D Mark IV 4K DSLR and the whole internet went berserck about it. Panasonic GH5 isn’t planning to sit back and let this slide. The brand which has discontinued… Continue reading [PHOTOGRAPHY] #DSLR: PANASONIC GH5, GH6 LUMIX IN 6K/8K VIDEO MAY RIVAL THE CANON 5D MARK IV. READ REVIEW AND RELEASE DATE:
Another telecommunications firm in the country, InterC Network has rolled out the 4G Long-Term Evolution service. The first to do so was ntel which bought off Nigeria Telecommunications Company-Nitel At the unveiling in Lagos, the company spelt out its brand promise and determination to give Internet users a better experience in Nigeria. In the first… Continue reading [BRANDS] #TELECOMMS: INTERC LAUNCHES 4G LTE NETWORK IN NIGERIA.
Yesterday, South Korean battery maker Samsung SDI said it will build an electric car battery plant in Hungary as it expects “explosive growth” in the sales of electric vehicles on the continent. The firm, an affiliate of the world’s top smartphone maker Samsung Electronics, counts BMW, Volkswagen, Jaguar, and Land Rover among its European clients.… Continue reading [GO GREEN]#AUTONEWS: SAMSUNG IS BUILDING SELF DRIVING CAR BATTERY FACTORY IN HUNGARY.
A lawsuit filed in Silicon Valley federal court over the weekend accuses Apple of knowingly selling defective iPhone 6 models with screens that stop responding to touch. Attorneys representing the three Apple smartphone owners named as plaintiffs in the litigation asked that the case be granted class-action status to represent anyone in the United States… Continue reading [BRAND FAILS]#LAWSUITS: APPLE SUED OVER IPHONE 6 TOUCH SCREEN GLITCHES.
Facebook is updating how advertisers offer discounts to users while making it far easier for users to keep track of them. Mark Zuckerberg who arrived Lagos yesterday expressed his happiness about meeting with entrepreneurs and having the privilege to learn how Nigerian start up ecosystem works. The Facebook founder made the commendation on his Facebook… Continue reading [FACEBOOK]#NATIVEADS: MARK ZUCKERBERG ARRIVES NIGERIA, LAUNCHES DIGITAL COUPON FOR ADVERTISERS IN NEW UPDATES.
Justin Bieber is presented by Guinness World Records with certificates celebrating his record-breaking achievements before one of his sold-out shows on the Purpose World Tour at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Justin Bieber just made the latest edition of the Guinness World Records book, and, no, it’s not for the artist who left… Continue reading [AWARDS] #ENEWS: JUSTIN BEIBER BREAKS GUINNESS WORLD RECORD ON MOST STREAMED SONG ONLINE.
Tony Okoroji-Chairman Coson Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) will hold a major stakeholders’ Forum for copyright owners and users in the South-West states of Nigeria in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Thursday, September 8. The event, which will be held at the main hall of Kakanfo Inn and Conference Centre… Continue reading [BRANDS MEETUP]#COPYRIGHTS: COSON NIGERIA SET TO MEET IN IBADAN THIS WEEK.
Bukola Ayenimowa, the marketing and special events manager of Music & Culture (M &C) radio station, has said that the King Sunny Ade-owned outfit will propagate Nigerian and African culture, and not just Yoruba culture. Bukola Ayenimowa In an interview chat with correspondents, last week Bukola… Continue reading [RADIO] #BROADCAST: KING SUNNY ADE’S M & C 106.5FM RADIO STATION IS SET TO PROMOTE MUSIC AND CULTURE.
While the world was busy watching the Rio Olympic games, adobservers were busy on the watch savouring content strategies of Brands and we honestly feel Samsung was the best with its perfectly timed ads and message for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Ear buds.Samsung not only smashed pre-hype to the Olympics with their video that… Continue reading [ADS OF THE WEEK] #RIO2016: SAMSUNG GALAXY S7, COCA-COLA, McDONALDS AND NISSAN TV COMMERCIALS THAT GOT THE WORLD TALKING: