At X3M Ideas’ 2nd Anniversary Dinner

With Steve Babaeko at  X3M Ideas' 2nd anniversary dinner.

With Steve Babaeko at X3M Ideas’ 2nd anniversary dinner.

Glad to have joined my good friend Steve Babaeko and his team at X3M Ideas for the agency’s 2nd anniversary dinner on Friday August 29.

I’m very emotional about X3M, for many reasons, most not easily obvious.

But trust me – anything is possible, If you believe.

President Jonathan Must Take Responsibility For Nigeria’s Ebola Disaster

Dr.  Ameyo Stella Adadevoh   caught the virus after coming in contact with Patrick Sawyer. She died on 19th August, 2014. At least 7 Nigerians have died from EVD, with over 18 infected.

Yorubas say it well: “Ehinkule l’ota wa. Inu’le ni aseni ngbe”.

 

Nigeria and Nigerians are losing on all fronts because of leaders we didn’t prepare for the assignments we are giving them. Every child should be trained please. Everyone should be prepared with the right formal and informal education. We never know what we will become tomorrow… Continue reading…

If I Knew In 2010 What I Know Now, I’d Never Have Published A Newspaper

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As a journalist I worked in three media organizations. It is difficult to survive as a Nigerian journalist. It is equally difficult for media owners.

Just seen the Leadership newspaper issue and I feel for the staff. I know what it means to work and not earn. I did that at THISDAY for 2 years. Delayed salaries, poor remuneration, casualization and even ‘work-for-free’ culture have sadly become a norm in the media industry in Nigeria.

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Blackhouse Media Launches Revolutionary PR App In Nigeria

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– Lagos agency builds first and only mobile application in Nigeria’s PR market

BlackHouse Media, Nigeria’s leading media and public relations agency has announced the launch of its mobile application – the BHM App

The App, according to the company’s founder Ayeni Adekunle, is the first and only mobile application in Nigeria’s PR market, and a resource centre for the entire media and marketing industries. Continue reading…

Digital Media: The Undisputable Future of Public Relations (VIDEO)

ATG at APRA Mauritius

I was on the beautiful island of Mauritius from May 27th to 31st for the 26th All Africa Public Relations Conference #APRAMauritius2014.

I was opportuned to present to fellow professionals from Africa and the world over on the future of our profession and what lies ahead for communication professionals.

The presentation focused on the role of digital media, social relations and content engagement in today’s professional practice of public relations and marketing communications from a local African and global perspective.

To know how the conference went, or see excerpts from my session, please search for #APRAMauritius2014 on Twitter or Facebook and check the video below:

 

Muyiwa Afolabi, Ayeni Adekunle To Speak At African Public Relations Association Conference In Mauritius.

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The 26th edition of the annual African Public Relations Association (APRA) conference themed “Advancing Africa”, is set to hold in Mauritius from May 27th– 31st 2014.

Now in its 26th year, the conference will attract over 500 delegates cutting across different communication sectors and professional groupings from all over Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America.

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