The Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria (ARCON) has instituted a suit against Meta Platforms Incorporated (owners of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp platforms) and its agent AT3 Resources Limited at the Federal High Court, Abuja Judicial Division.
Guinness Nigeria Plc has pledged improved collaboration with the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON). The move is in furtherance of its commitment to developing the advertising ecosystem, adherence to regulatory framework and compliance with APCON laws.
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.
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.
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The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) and Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) have committed to exploring joint manpower development and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) to uphold copyright best practices for sustainable development of the advertising and creative industries. Chief Executives of both regulatory agencies, Director-General of NCC, Mr. John O. Asein, and Registrar of APCON, Dr. Olalekan Fadolapo, who announced this in Abuja, indicated that a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to facilitate implementation of the inter-agency collaboration would be finalised urgently.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.