Organisers of LOMA unveil plaques ahead of ceremony this Friday, to confer posthumous award on Ogunkoya

The organizers of the Location Marketing Awards (LOMA) have unveiled the new award plaques ahead of its the highly-anticipated inaugural awards ceremony coming up this Friday at the prestigious Marriott Hotel in Lagos, to recognize and celebrate exceptional achievements within the out-of-home industry. During a virtual unveiling press conference held …

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Nigerian editors, Ntia Usukuma, Jeremiah Agada, selected as jurors for Epica Awards 2023

In a demonstration to the growing global influence of Nigeria’s creative industry, Ntia Usukuma and Jeremiah Agada, the Editor and Deputy Editor respectively of Brand Communicator Magazine, have been selected as jurors for the prestigious Epica Awards 2023. Epica Awards, renowned for celebrating excellence in creativity and communication, will see …

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This is blackmail! ARCON orders #AllEyesOnTheJudiciary billboards removal, suspends personnel

…The controversial advertising campaign receives backlash for its alleged attempt to sway public opinion against the judiciary The Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria, ARCON, has issued a directive demanding the removal of all billboards associated with the #AllEyesOnTheJudiciary campaign. The ads, which were prominently displayed in various locations across the …

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‘Opinion’ Issues to watch as Nigerian advertising regulator tackles Meta

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Nigeria’s advertising and marketing industry, concerning which there has long been an outcry of over-regulation, has now been burdened with even more regulations.[i] The Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria Act No. 23 of 2022, which establishes the Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria (ARCON) recently became law. It abolishes the Advertising Practitioners …

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‘Acknowledging industry leaders’ Marketing awards renamed as ADVAN targets entire Africa

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In a bid to cover the rest of Africa and reposition as a continental award for marketing practitioners and organisations across the continent, the Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN) has rechristened the ADVAN Awards for Marketing Excellence as ADVAN African Awards for Marketing Excellence. It would be recalled that in …

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‘Retarding growth’ Fadolapo kicks again, insists on 75% local content of ad targeted at Nigerians


The Director General of Advertising Regulation Council of Nigeria, ARCON, Dr. Lekan Fadolapo, has again taken on media and advertisement practitioners over percentages allotted local content in advertising production. In a release made available to Freelanews and signed by Dr. Fadolapo, the regulatory agency stated that it is perfecting plans …

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