LAI MOHAMMED DIRECTS APCON, NBC TO SANITISE THE MEDIA INDUSTRY
The Advertising Practitioners Council Of Nigeria (APCON) and National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), the two government agencies regulating advertising practice and the broadcast media have agreed to collaborate in ensuring the resolution of the age-long industry debt, adherence to advertising code among other critical industry issues. This was part of the agreement reached during the courtesy visit of APCON management to the leadership of NBC.
APCON/KSUBLA PARTNER TO SANITIZE OUTDOOR ADVERTISING IN KANO
As part of its commitment to deepen its relationship with key stakeholders in the Advertising Industry, the Registrar/Chief Executive of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria Dr. Olalekan Fadolapo paid a courtesy call on the Director General, Kano State Urban Beautification and Landscaping Agency, Alhaji Abdallah T. Ahmed recently.
APCON TO COLLABORATE WITH NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE AND DEMOCRATIC STUDIES
The Registrar /Chief Executive of APCON, Dr. Olalekan Fadolapo led a delegation from APCON and Brandmark Communications Limited to pay a courtesy call to the Director General, Prof. Abubakar O. Suleiman and Management of the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS). The visit was to review the extent of progress made on the proposed collaboration by the two federal government agencies to further deepen democracy in Nigeria and legislative branding.
NEW APCON BOSS ASSUMES OFFICE
The new Registrar/CEO of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) Dr. Olalekan Olumuyiwa Fadolapo has formally taken over on Tuesday, 1st of September as the 4th substantive Registrar of the Apex Regulatory Body.
APCON RECEIVES WINNERS OF VARIOUS FUTURE CREATIVE LEADERS ACADEMY
The Future Creative Leaders Academy (FCLA) is now in its 13th year. The Academy welcomes students from across Africa. The programme serves as an early immersion into the competitive world of advertising for the students.
APCON INTRODUCES NEW SYLLABUS FOR ITS PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATIONS
This is to announce the introduction of a new syllabus for the Professional Diploma in Advertising (PDA) The syllabus which takes effect in December 2020, replaces the one that has been in use since 2010.
PRESS RELEASE - APCON HOSTS FREE WEBINAR
Sequel to the changing landscape and uncertainty the Coronavirus pandemic has thrust on the world, the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, APCON, recently hosted its first webinar titled: "Marketing Communications Business Sustainability in the Post Covid-19 Era".
APCON SET TO CONDUCT MAY/JUNE 2020 PDA EXAMINATIONS
In line with its mandate to provide and refocus professional excellence for the marketing communications industry, the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, APCON, is set to conduct the May/June 2020 Professional Diploma in Advertising (PDA) examinations.
APCON DISASSOCIATES ITSELF ON ATTRIBUTED PUBLICATION ON AMOTEKUN - Mrs Ijedi Iyoha, rpa, Ag. Registrar.
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.
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.
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.
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.