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APCON, NBC TO PARTNER WITH EFCC TO COMBAT ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES IN THE MEDIA AND ADVERTISING INDUSTRY
The Director General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mallam Balarabe Ilelah and the Registrar/Chief Executive of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON), Dr. Olalekan Fadolapo recently paid a courtesy visit to the Chairman of Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa at the EFCC Headquarters in Abuja.
The DG of NBC and the Registrar of APCON solicited the support of EFCC in sanitizing the media/advertising industry and eliminate iniquitous activities of some operators in the sector which have been crippling the development and growth of the industry.
APCON INNAUGURATES COMMITTEES, APPOINTS OWODUNNI AS FIRST FEMALE CHAIRPERSON OF ASP
The Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, APCON, has recently inaugurated three Committees in a not too elaborate ceremony held at the Sheraton Lagos Hotel Ikeja. The Committees inaugurated were: The Advertising Standards Panel (ASP), The Advertising Code Review Committee, and The Advertising Industry Standard of Practice (AISoP) Committee.
While inaugurating the Committees, the Registrar/Chief Executive of APCON, Dr. Olalekan Fadolapo, charged the Committees to develop appropriate strategies as well as deploy “out of the box” ideas/frameworks that will ensure that the Council fundamentally improves its regulatory mandates and service delivery.
LAI MOHAMMED DIRECTS APCON, NBC TO GUARANTEE ADVERTISING INCOME OF MEDIA HOUSES
The Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) has been directed by the Federal Government to implement key policies to guarantee the advertising income of media houses by creating a healthy environment for media outfits to operate..
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made this known during the unveiling of the Digital Switch Over (DSO)/Analogue Switch Off timetable in Abuja.
The Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) was established by the Advertising Practitioners Act No. 55 of 1988, as amended by Act No. 93 of 1992 and Act No. 116 of 1993 (now Advertising Practitioners Registration Act Cap A7 of 2004).
The adoption of a broad national mass communication policy by the National Council of Ministers in January 1988 was a milestone in the establishment of APCON.Read More
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