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APCON Registrar: Ijedi Iyoha Steps In As Kankarofi Disengages

Nature abhors vacuum. This dictum is true of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, where Mrs Ijedi Iyoha has stepped in to fill the vacuum created by the exit early this year of Alhaji Garba Bello Kankarofi, as the Councils Registrar/Chief executive.

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DIGITALISATION WILL SHAPE MEDIA BUSINESS - Kankarofi

Data will be the driving force of media operations in the impending digitization of the media space in Nigeria. This was the prediction of the Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, Alhaji Garba Bello Kankarofi while exchanging views with a delegation of the Electronic Media Contents Association of Nigeria (EMCOAN) who paid a courtesy visit to this advertising regulatory body, at their Iganmu, Lagos Office, recently.

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"A TRILOGY OF ADVERTISING" HITS THE BOOK STAND

Advertising practitioners - retired and active, recently rallied around one of their own, Dr. Josef Bel-Molokwu, to place in public dormain a new book authored by him. Titled "A Trilogy of Advertising: the profession, the practice and the philosophy," the book is a fruit of five years of research and painstaking work which would give depth to knowledge in advertising, a profession which its regulatory body-APCON was nurtured by this same man as Registrar/Chief Executive.

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NATIONAL COUNCIL ON INFORMATION CANVASSES MEASURES TO CHECK SOCIAL MEDIA ABUSE

Nigeria’s information managers converged recently on Jos, Plateau State for the extra-ordinary meeting of the National Council on Information to discuss the incidence of hate speeches and fake news prevalent in the country in recent times and their implication for national security.

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RATTAWU HONOURS ALHAJI KANKAROFI

The Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Workers Union, North Central Zone has applauded Alhaji Garba Bello Kankarofi's distinguished service and involvement with the union over the years.

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LAGOS TO HOST PAMRO CONFERENCE - Ralph Anyacho, rpa

The Pan African Media Research Organisation (PAMRO) annual conference will hold in Lagos next year. The Organisation rose from its 18th Annual Conference in Cape Town, South Africa recently, confirming Lagos as host city of the 19th edition of the annual conference.

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APCON PARTNERS NEW CRYSTAL IN CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION TALENT HUNT - Ralph Anyacho, rpa

The future appears bright for advertising creativity in Nigeria going by the new initiative of two major advertising establishments who are collaborating to catch talents young.

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APCON RENEWS COMMITMENT TO YOUNG TALENTS

The Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria-APCON has renewed its partnership with CHINI Productions in the project to identify and encourage young creative talents to pursue careers in marketing communications.

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GOVERNOR MASARI CALLS FOR ADVERTISING TRAINING, PROFESSIONALISM

The Governor of Katsina State, Rt Hon. Aminu Masari, has expressed a need for media practitioners to be professionally trained in order to cope with the challenges of public information.

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STEMMING THE TIDE OF FAKE NEWS

The advent of the Social Media in the information exchange dynamics of our society has thrown up a phenomenon of fake news and hate speech, two monsters which have capacity to destroy society if not put in check.

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VARSITIES IN NIGERIA MAY SOON OFFER DEGREE IN ADVERTISING

Communication scholars in Nigeria have canvassed the unbundling of the different disciplines currently domiciled in the department of mass communication in several universities in Nigeria.

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APCON KICK STARTS CORPORATE LICENSING ENFORCEMENT - Martha U. Onyebuchi, rpa

APCON has commenced the enforcement of provisions of the Council on corporate licensing of places of advertising practice in Nigeria. This follows the setting up of a Committee made up of representatives of APCON, Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN), Media Independent Practitioners Association Of Nigeria (MIPAN) and Outdoor Advertising Association Of Nigeria (OAAN).

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APCON REGISTRAR:

Ijedi Iyoha Steps In As Ag. Registrar As
Kankarofi Disengages


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