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[BRANDS]#NEWS: LAY-OFFS LOOM IN ERICSSON NIGERIA, AS COMPANY SET TO HIRE INDIANS.

Another mass job lay-off is imminent in Ericsson Nigeria.  The telecommunications company is planning to lay off several of its Nigerian employees and outsource the work to India by the end of the November. According to sources, the affected workers are working in the Network Operating Centre and have allegedly been tasked with handling the… Continue reading [BRANDS]#NEWS: LAY-OFFS LOOM IN ERICSSON NIGERIA, AS COMPANY SET TO HIRE INDIANS.

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[BRANDS]#ACQUISITION: AMERICAN APPAREL JUST FILED FOR BANKRUPCY AND GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR CANADA WANTS TO BUY IT.

​American Apparel is seeking bankruptcy protection for the second time in just over a year, unable to find its footing in a shifting retail landscape and after a contentious fight for control with company founder Dov Charney. Canada’s Gildan Activewear is buying the American Apparel brand, notorious for sexually provocative ad campaigns, for $66 million.… Continue reading [BRANDS]#ACQUISITION: AMERICAN APPAREL JUST FILED FOR BANKRUPCY AND GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR CANADA WANTS TO BUY IT.

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[BRANDS] #ENDORSEMENTS: ETISALAT BIDS OLAMIDE FAREWELL AFTER A SUCCESSFUL 3 YEAR AMBASSADORIAL CONTRACT.

YBNL CEO, Olamide Baddo has successfully fulfilled his 3 years obligation to telecommunications giant, Etisalat. The TELECOMMS Brand took to Instagram yesterday to announce this. @etisalatnigeria: ​It’s been 3 amazing years of working with you @baddosneh. All of us at @etisalatnigeria wish you the best in your future endeavours 🙌🙌🙌 #BaddoRocks The rapper also took… Continue reading [BRANDS] #ENDORSEMENTS: ETISALAT BIDS OLAMIDE FAREWELL AFTER A SUCCESSFUL 3 YEAR AMBASSADORIAL CONTRACT.

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[CELEBS]#ENEWS: AKPORORO AND WIFE CELEBRATES FIRST WEDDING ANNIVERSARY.

Ace Comedian and Airtel Brand ambassador  Akpororo and his wife, Josephine celebrated their first wedding anniversary yesterday; November 14, 2016. He took to his Instagram page to express his love and appreciation for his lovely wife and fans. “My world, my all in one. Thank you for coming into my life, thank you for your… Continue reading [CELEBS]#ENEWS: AKPORORO AND WIFE CELEBRATES FIRST WEDDING ANNIVERSARY.

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[BREAKING!]#ADNEWS: PEPSI MAX ROLLS OUT MAKE SUMMER CAMPAIGN TODAY BY CLEMENGER BBDO SYDNEY.

​Pepsi Max has kicked off a multi-million dollar summer campaign which will roll out over the next three months. Anchored with an ad by Clemenger BBDO Sydney featuring a giant slip and slide down a suburban street which ends on the beach, the campaign will develop along multiple streams. Part of the work will feature… Continue reading [BREAKING!]#ADNEWS: PEPSI MAX ROLLS OUT MAKE SUMMER CAMPAIGN TODAY BY CLEMENGER BBDO SYDNEY.

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[ADVERTISING]#AWARDS: LAIF AWARDS 2016 GETS A DECEMBER 3RD DATE.

The Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) has concluded plans to stage the 11th edition of its annual creative award, “LAIF – Lagos Advertising and Ideas Festival Awards”.                      Mr Ikechi Odigbo The Awards Dinner is scheduled to hold as follows on Saturday, December 3,… Continue reading [ADVERTISING]#AWARDS: LAIF AWARDS 2016 GETS A DECEMBER 3RD DATE.

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[PROMOTED]#COPYWRITING: 19 HILARIOUS AND CLICHÉ HEADLINES IF DONALD TRUMP’S UNITED STATES ELECTION WAS CONDUCTED AND WON IN NIGERIA. PLEASE LAUGH IT OFF GENTLY:

​If USA was Nigeria, yesterday’s headlines would have read: · DON’T CELEBRATE YET, HILLARY TELLS TRUMP (TELL magazine) · CONCEDE DEFEAT, TRUMP URGES HILLARY (Punch newspaper) · 20 OPPOSITION CADRES RIOT (The Sun newspaper) · Hillary Demands Vote Recount (Vanguard newspaper) · Elections rigged (Guardian newspaper) · No evidence of manipulation (NTA news) · The… Continue reading [PROMOTED]#COPYWRITING: 19 HILARIOUS AND CLICHÉ HEADLINES IF DONALD TRUMP’S UNITED STATES ELECTION WAS CONDUCTED AND WON IN NIGERIA. PLEASE LAUGH IT OFF GENTLY:

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[AUTOBRANDS]#NEWS: VOLVO IS RECALLING 74,000 UNITS OF ITS’ SEDANS DUE TO FAULTY SEAT BELTS. READ:

​Volvo is recalling about 74,000 U.S. vehicles for an issue that might cause a seat belt to inadequately restrain passengers in a crash. The recall impacts each Volvo S60, S90, V60, XC60 and XC90 vehicles from the 2016-17 model years, Volvo spokesman Jim Nichols said. Nichols said the issue is caused by a connecting pin… Continue reading [AUTOBRANDS]#NEWS: VOLVO IS RECALLING 74,000 UNITS OF ITS’ SEDANS DUE TO FAULTY SEAT BELTS. READ:

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[FILM MAKING]#TECH: GOPRO RECALLS ITS KARMA DRONES DUE TO FLIGHT FAULTS. READ:

​GoPro on Tuesday recalled several units of its Karma drone following the discovery that, in a small number of cases, the quadcopters lost power during operation. The camera maker sold approximately 2,500 Karma drones to consumers since October 23. In the recall announcement , GoPro said there have been no related injuries or property damage… Continue reading [FILM MAKING]#TECH: GOPRO RECALLS ITS KARMA DRONES DUE TO FLIGHT FAULTS. READ:

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[TELEVISION]#CABLE:  SONY IS DROPPING ALL VIACOM CHANNELS FROM ITS VUE/PLAYSTATION PLATFORMS.

​Sony Corp. said its PlayStation Vue streaming TV service will stop carrying all of Viacom Inc.’s channels on Nov. 11 in order to “continue to offer the most compelling value to our fans.” Sony’s head of PlayStation Vue, Dwayne Benefield, said the service will launch AMC Networks Inc.’s part-owned BBC America and NBA TV, and… Continue reading [TELEVISION]#CABLE:  SONY IS DROPPING ALL VIACOM CHANNELS FROM ITS VUE/PLAYSTATION PLATFORMS.

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[BRAND WARS]#USUNCUT: NESTLÉ, MARS® 5 OTHERS GETS CALLED OUT AS “CHILD-CHOCOLATE LABOUR” EXPLOITATIVE BRANDS. READ:

We are not afraid to say or write about the truth, impactful and life changing creativities and issues that affect our lives either positively or negatively. We have covered a lot of famous Brands and brilliant advertising in this blog, albeit that doesnt mean if a Brand goofs we should temper the pen with justice.… Continue reading [BRAND WARS]#USUNCUT: NESTLÉ, MARS® 5 OTHERS GETS CALLED OUT AS “CHILD-CHOCOLATE LABOUR” EXPLOITATIVE BRANDS. READ: