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[WORLD POLITICS] #REBRANDING: NIHOTOUR URGES JOURNALIST, SECURITY AGENTS ON POSITIVE ‘BRAND NIGERIA’ PR.

​Minister of Information And Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (second right) with other delegates at the just concluded UN conference on climate change in Morroco COP23 Marrakeche. For so long, the negative perception about Nigeria has gone unchallenged to the extent that it’s beginning to stick in the consciousness of most people around the world. To… Continue reading [WORLD POLITICS] #REBRANDING: NIHOTOUR URGES JOURNALIST, SECURITY AGENTS ON POSITIVE ‘BRAND NIGERIA’ PR.

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[BRANDS]#TELCOS: MEDIATEK IS PARTNERING ERICSSON ON ADVANCE LTE TECHNOLOGY IN NIGERIA.

​MediaTek has announced its collaboration with Ericsson to make Long-Term Evolution-Advanced features available in mainstream mobile devices. According to MediaTek, the partnership will ensure the affordability of devices that support the LTE-Advanced technology to consumers across the region. The announcement was made at the AfricaCom 2016, Africa’s annual telecoms conference and exhibition for promotion of… Continue reading [BRANDS]#TELCOS: MEDIATEK IS PARTNERING ERICSSON ON ADVANCE LTE TECHNOLOGY IN NIGERIA.

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[COUNTERFEIT]#FAKE: AMSTEL MALTA ‘LOW SUGAR’ AND AMSTEL MALTA ‘NON-ALCOHOLIC’ DRINKS ARE BOTH SAFE PRODUCTS FROM THE SAME MANUFACTURER; NIGERIAN BREWERIES. WATCH #WHYADDMORE TV COMMERCIAL FT BEVERLY NAYA AND MAI ATAFO:

Hours earlier, this screencap of two Amstel Malta low sugar malt drink and non-alcoholic Malt drink has gone viral on social media after media personality Lara wise shared on her Instagram page warning consumers that the brand may have entered into the pirates’ bay.  further inquiry into this, we tried contacting Amstel Malta.  Amstel Malta… Continue reading [COUNTERFEIT]#FAKE: AMSTEL MALTA ‘LOW SUGAR’ AND AMSTEL MALTA ‘NON-ALCOHOLIC’ DRINKS ARE BOTH SAFE PRODUCTS FROM THE SAME MANUFACTURER; NIGERIAN BREWERIES. WATCH #WHYADDMORE TV COMMERCIAL FT BEVERLY NAYA AND MAI ATAFO:

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[JUST IN]#NEWS: NIGERIAN OIL MAGNATE FEMI OTEDOLA ESCAPES KIDNAP, POLICE PARADE SUSPECTS.

The Police on Wednesday, said it has foiled an attempt by three suspected gang men to kidnap Mr. Femi Otedola, a popular Lagos based oil magnate. In a statement made available to the media, in Abuja, by the Force Public Relations Officer that the three suspects: Ikechwuku Daniel, Adeyemi Kayode and Ayodele Temitayo, planned to… Continue reading [JUST IN]#NEWS: NIGERIAN OIL MAGNATE FEMI OTEDOLA ESCAPES KIDNAP, POLICE PARADE SUSPECTS.

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[BREAKING!]#FILMMAKING: NOLLYWOOD ACTRESS, KUDIRAT AJIMATI IS DEAD! 

Yoruba movie actress, Kudirat Ajimati has been reported dead, she passed on Tuesday morning November 15, in Ogun state Ajimati has since been buried according to the Islamic laws and customs. She is survived by an aged mother. Sources report that the news of her death was shared on social media by the association Theatre… Continue reading [BREAKING!]#FILMMAKING: NOLLYWOOD ACTRESS, KUDIRAT AJIMATI IS DEAD! 

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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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[SMART KIDS]#TECH: 12 YEAR OLD VIVIAN FOWLER SCHOOL GIRL DEVELOPED A MOBILE APP. TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT THE APP DOES:

Tomisin Jasmin Ogunnubi, a 12 year old pupil of Vivian Fowler Memorial College for Girls, Oregun, Lagos, under the tutelage of an ICT partnership between the school and New Horizons Computer Learning Centre, has developed an Android mobile tracking application called My Locator. The app helps a user to know his geographic location, view it… Continue reading [SMART KIDS]#TECH: 12 YEAR OLD VIVIAN FOWLER SCHOOL GIRL DEVELOPED A MOBILE APP. TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT THE APP DOES:

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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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[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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[AD OF THE WEEK]#MAVRO: MMM NIGERIA PROMO | MMM PAYS TV COMMERCIAL 2016. WATCH AD:

To say the Ponzi scheme (as it’s popularly called or should we say labelled) has gone viral would be an understatement. However, moved by curiosity about how the scheme worked, we took to the streets and here is what a verified guider has to say about the scheme. Watch Trending MMM Nigeria promo Ad: Chima:… Continue reading [AD OF THE WEEK]#MAVRO: MMM NIGERIA PROMO | MMM PAYS TV COMMERCIAL 2016. WATCH AD:

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[PRINT ADs]#ADOFTHEWEEK: END SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN; THE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP BY VERDANT SEAL NIGERIA WITH SUSAN BENNETT (VOICE OF SIRI).

END VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN, THE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP Child sexual abuse has become prevalent. In this light Verdant Seal decided to sensitize the public about the results of sexual abuse which could be unwanted pregnancy and depression amongst a host of others, hence the use of an adult who by his stance should be playing with… Continue reading [PRINT ADs]#ADOFTHEWEEK: END SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN; THE GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP BY VERDANT SEAL NIGERIA WITH SUSAN BENNETT (VOICE OF SIRI).

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[AWARDS]#COPYWRITING: GUARDIAN, PUNCH JOURNALISTS WIN BIG AT THE JUST CONCLUDED GOLDEN PEN AWARD 2016.

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, first runner-up Gbenga Salau of The Guardian and Managing Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc. Nicolaas Vervelde In keeping with its tradition, the Nigerian Breweries at the weekend celebrated excellence and professionalism in the media, giving awards to outstanding journalists. The Golden Pen Award, which was held in Lagos was the… Continue reading [AWARDS]#COPYWRITING: GUARDIAN, PUNCH JOURNALISTS WIN BIG AT THE JUST CONCLUDED GOLDEN PEN AWARD 2016.