APCON DISASSOCIATES ITSELF ON ATTRIBUTED PUBLICATION ON AMOTEKUN - Mrs Ijedi Iyoha, rpa, Ag. Registrar.

DISCLAIMER!!!

The attention of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) has been drawn to an online publication very wrongfully and mischievously alleging that APCON has thrown its weight behind the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Operation Amotekun and urging other regions in the country to emulate the southwest by coming up with similar initiatives. The statement which was reported to have been made by a Publicity Secretary with the name of Adewunmi Abiola is not only false but also an inconceivable act to bring APCON into disrepute.

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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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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 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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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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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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