Childish Media Antics of President Jonathan’s Goons

Childish Media Antics of President Jonathan’s Goons

Have you seen the new Goodluck Jonathan “love” ads on the Internet?  Pray, what’s the point and who is wasting government time, wasting resources and more… insulting our intelligence with this new gimmick?  Is it Reuben Abati, or the newly employed media attack dog Doyin Okupe?  Whoever and whatever intention, they should be reminded thatRead more about Childish Media Antics of President Jonathan’s Goons[…]

Mr. President – Please don’t sign the Health Bill

Mr. President – Please don’t sign the Health Bill

Several page ads have been appearing in Nigerian newspapers asking President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria to quickly sign the health bill, and inviting Nigerians to join the ‘protest’ by sending SMS to a particular number.  Very few Nigerians know the actual content of the said bill so I asked a friend who is a lawyerRead more about Mr. President – Please don’t sign the Health Bill[…]

Next Newspaper suspends daily editions

Next Newspaper suspends daily editions

Why Next Newspaper stopped daily publication – trouble in the house! Yes effective last thursday July 13, Next newspaper has stopped its daily newspaper.  Official reasons given are only half of the facts.  Here is some published in another medium (PM News): “The management of Timbuktu Media Limited, publishers of Next Newspaper has stopped furtherRead more about Next Newspaper suspends daily editions[…]

Mary Uduma emerges NiRA President

Mary Uduma emerges NiRA President

The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) has a new president.  She is Mary Uduma, who is also the head of licensing of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).  Her election took place at the Ikeja Airport Hotel, venue of the 3rd NiRA AGM on Thursday August 26, 2010.  She replaces the pioneer president of NiRA, Engr.Read more about Mary Uduma emerges NiRA President[…]

Hitech and LCC – The Many Public Relations landmines of PPP

Hitech and LCC – The Many Public Relations landmines of PPP

Lagos has become one big construction site and people are getting impatient with the inconveniences. Traffic jams are longer and the roads are worse than before the works began. It seems a good move that Lagos state adopted the public private partnership (PPP) model as a solution to finding the money to fix decaying infrastructure in the state, concessioning major roads to private companies for as much as 30 years, the latter of who is expected to make back its money by collecting toll. The relationship between the public and the owner of the concession is a public relations landmine, which if handled badly can blow up in somebody’s face. I see it ahead of the Lekki Concession Company (LCC) and its contractor Hitech, those now handling the Lekki-Epe expressway. Read more about Hitech and LCC – The Many Public Relations landmines of PPP