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[SMART KIDS]#TECH: 12 YEAR OLD VIVIAN FOWLER SCHOOL GIRL DEVELOPED A MOBILE APP. TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT THE APP DOES:
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Tomisin Jasmin Ogunnubi, a 12 year old pupil of Vivian Fowler Memorial College for Girls, Oregun, Lagos, under the tutelage of an ICT partnership between the school and New Horizons Computer Learning Centre, has developed an Android mobile tracking application called My Locator. The app helps a user to know his geographic location, view it on the map and get appropriately directed. One of the other useful attributes of the app is that it is integrated with an alert button...

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Tuesday, 15 November 2016
[DIGITAL]#MARKETING: KONGA ROLLS OUT WAREHOUSING INFRASTRUCTE ACROSS AFRICA.
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​Konga, one of Nigeria’s online shopping mall, is rolling out an extensive warehouse infrastructure project across Nigeria to service thousands more online merchants. ‘Fulfilled by Konga’ will enable thousands of Nigerian online sellers, who currently sell through Konga, to store their merchandise in Konga warehouses and subsequently have the orders delivered by Konga’s in-house fulfilment team. The new initiative is set to reduce merchant order processing times from 40hours to 3hours – 90% reduction. ‘Fulfilled by Konga’ has...

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Monday, 31 October 2016
[BRAND WAR]#AUTONEWS: INNOSON MOTORS IS AT WAR WITH GTBANK; LAMENTS BAD PR FROM RIVAL FIRM.
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​Innoson Group, Nigeria’s foremost indigenous motor manufacturing company has raised the alarm over what it described as sponsored and calculated smear campaign against it and its Executive Chairman, Dr Innocent Chukwuma, by some unscrupulous interest group. In a statement signed by Mr. Cornel Osigwe, Public Relations and Media Manager of Innoson Group, the company said that contrary to report sponsored in the media to bring the name of the company and its promoter into disrepute, no new case was filed...

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Monday, 31 October 2016
[TELEVISION]#ANALOGUE: DIGITAL SWITCH OVER WON’T EXCEED 2017-FG.
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​According to The Vanguard Newspapers in Nigeria, the move from analogue to digital has been in progress since April 2016 for Nigeria.  The Federal Government launched the pilot phase in Jos, where the country’s first TV station was launched many years ago. The switchover from analogue to digital is as response to the International Broadcasting Union which mandated that all countries transform to avoid signal interference. The switch from analogue to digital will result in less energy consumption, an increased...

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Wednesday, 12 October 2016
[CAMPAIGN] #EXCERPTS: WE HONESTLY FEEL THIS IS THE MOST MORONIC, DIM-WITTED REVIEW WRITE-UP ABOUT YEMI ALADE’S SHELL #MAKETHEFUTURE AD BY TOLU OMOYENI ON Y-NAIJA.
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A first look at the headline would definitely strike you-either creatively or doltish. But either ways you see Tolu Omoyeni’s review write up on the trending Shell #makethefuture which featured Nigeria’s Yemi ALADE, Jennifer Hudson, Steve AOKI, Tan Wei Wei and Luan Santana; all it beckons is absolute unintelligence. Referrencing the writer’s opinion regarding Yemi’s lines at 0.40seconds of the ad; here she dropped some few yoruba lines. So, now it makes one wonder if Angelique Kidjo was featured on...

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Thursday, 06 October 2016
[CAMPAIGN] #PECADOMO: PEAK MILK MOVES TO NEIGHBOURING MARKETS.
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​Weeks after Nigeria’s premium dairy brand, Peak Milk began the Peak Can Do More “PECADOMO” awareness campaign, the crusade has been taken to no fewer than eight major markets within the Lagos metropolis in the south- west Nigeria. The PECADOMO campaign train began in Agege market in Lagos, on September the 8th, 2016, where consumers got first-hand experiences of ingenious ways that Peak milk could be used for so much more than tea and beverages. Over the past week, the...

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Friday, 23 September 2016
[BRAND NEWS]#UPDATES: NIGERIAN SENATE PRESIDENT BUKOLA SARAKI URGES MTN ON CONTINUED SPORTS DEVELOPMENT.
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​President of the Nigerian Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday challenged MTN Nigeria to play an increased role in sports development in the country. Speaking to reporters after a courtesy call by a delegation of the MTN Group in Nigeria led by Brigadier General Sani Bello (Rtd) and Ferdinand Moolman, Saraki emphasised that there was a need for large corporations to play a part in ensuring that Nigerian athletes had the necessary corporate funding to compete at the highest...

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Friday, 23 September 2016
[AGENCY] #NEWS: DENSU AEGIS NETWORK JUST SIGNED NOAH’S ARK NIGERIA AFTER ACQUIRING COSIN CONSULT.
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The affiliation with Noah’s Ark marks a step-change for Dentsu Aegis Network SSA after acquiring Cosin Consulting (Cosin & Associados Consultoria e Serviços de Informática S.A) which will join Isobar in Brazil. This was confirmed  by Brevis Hoets the Group Chief Operating Officer for Dentsu Aegis Network Sub Saharan Africa “We are beyond impressed with the outstanding work and results Noah’s Ark continues to deliver for their clients and we are honoured to have them as our partner in Nigeria....

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Monday, 19 September 2016
[COMMUNITY] #HEALTH: OGUN STATE SHUTS DOWN THREE HOSPITALS OVER INCESSANT MATERNAL DEATHS. READ:
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              Governor Ibikunle Amosun ​The Ogun State Government says it has ordered the immediate closure of three hospitals for alleged quackery that led to the deaths of two pregnant women during delivery. In a statement from the Ministry of Health made available to correspondents yesterday, the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, ordered the closure of Shepherd Clinic and Maternity, Ayo Ni Medical Centre and Dayo Maternity Home, all in Ifo Local Government Area...

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Friday, 02 September 2016
[WORLD POLITICS] #EXCERPTS: NIGERIA’S RECESSION, INNOSON JOB LAY-OFFS; THIS REUTERS’ REPORT SAYS IT ALL.
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Few days ago Nigeria’s economic recession slidding to 2.06%  was announced however this deeper revelations by Reuters are shocking. Read: Credits: Uly Laessing via Reuters ​* Nigerian factories starved of importation. * Vehicle plant halted for lack of engines * Africa’s largest economy in first recession since 1991 * GDP contracts by 2.06 percent in second quarter. NNEWI, Nigeria, Aug 31 (Reuters) – At a factory in southeast Nigeria, dozens of new white buses stand at the end of the...

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Thursday, 01 September 2016
[BRANDS] #TELECOMMS: INTERC LAUNCHES 4G LTE NETWORK IN NIGERIA.
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​Another telecommunications firm in the country, InterC Network has rolled out the 4G Long-Term Evolution service. The first to do so was ntel which bought off Nigeria Telecommunications Company-Nitel At the unveiling in Lagos, the company spelt out its brand promise and determination to give Internet users a better experience in Nigeria. In the first phase of its operation, the services are now commercially available in three cities: Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kaduna, while preparation is ongoing to extend to...

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Wednesday, 31 August 2016
[RADIO] #BROADCAST: KING SUNNY ADE’S M & C 106.5FM RADIO STATION IS SET TO PROMOTE MUSIC AND CULTURE.
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​Bukola Ayenimowa, the marketing and special events manager of Music & Culture (M &C) radio station, has said that the King Sunny Ade-owned outfit will propagate Nigerian and African culture, and not just Yoruba culture.                   Bukola Ayenimowa In an interview chat with correspondents, last week Bukola said “as much as KSA is a Yoruba man, he is more than Yoruba. KSA has become a global brand and pride of not just...

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Monday, 29 August 2016