Author Archives: Oyindamola Bamgbola

Is Muhammad Ali The Best PR Man Of All Time?

Is Muhammad Ali The Best PR Man Of All Time?

-Enitan Kehinde Muhammad Ali was more than a record-setting boxing icon, an activist, an Olympian and a philanthropist. He was one of the greatest publicity machines known to man. Ask us why. Well, for one, no one else claimed the title: The Greatest as much as he did. In his words, “I figured that if

How 12 Million People in 12 Countries Discussed How Entertainment Can Save Nigeria's Economy in 12 Hours

How 12 Million People in 12 Countries Discussed How Entertainment Can Save Nigeria’s Economy in 12 Hours

On April 20, 2016, Nigerians came together for the fourth edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Conference (NECLive 4) to discuss how entertainment can rebuild Nigeria’s wavering economy. #NECLive4 featured an interesting line-up of professionals not only from the entertainment industry but from all works of life to serve as panelists and moderators who gave insights from the business

Applications Now Open for LAN’s Second Lagos StartUp DealDay!

Applications Now Open for LAN’s Second Lagos StartUp DealDay!

The Lagos Angel Network (LAN) has announced that applications are now open for the second of its quarterly pitch events for 2016. The first Lagos StartUp DealDay, which held in March, was hugely successful with 3 syndicates investing a total of N50 million in two ventures. Scheduled to hold on Thursday, June 30th, this quarter’s Lagos StartUp

Nigerians Visited ESPN Digital Platforms 16 million Times in April 2016

Nigerians Visited ESPN Digital Platforms 16 million Times in April 2016

5.7 million unique visitors accessed ESPN digital properties in Nigeria in April, logging 16 million visits and spending over 133.7 million minutes, thus exceeding previous records of 4.9 million unique users, 14.6 million visits and 110 million minutes – all of which were new records set in March (source: Adobe Analytics). This growth is being

Chris Ihidero's ‘Story Story’ Creative Master Class Returns For 2nd Edition

Chris Ihidero’s ‘Story Story’ Creative Master Class Returns For 2nd Edition

Nigerian filmmaker and entrepreneur Chris Ihidero is set to hold the 2nd edition of his creative master class series, ‘Story Story’. The free three-day workshop holds from the 30th May – 1st June 2016 at the British Council, Ikoyi. The last edition of the workshop, which held in October 2015, saw participants taken through a wide range of

6 PR Lessons From The Tiwa Savage and Tee Billz Story

6 PR Lessons From The Tiwa Savage and Tee Billz Story

In the past 72 hours, Nigerian women have learnt that behind every celebrity, there is a large amount of unpalatable secrets covered up under layers of make-up, smiles, red carpet poses and seeming charisma. This lesson has come from Nigeria’s Beyonce, and ever-delectable Tiwa Savage who recently (and sadly) had to reveal the intrinsic details

Interswitch Enables Transaction Monitoring on SlimTrader’s MoBiashara for Hotels

Interswitch Enables Transaction Monitoring on SlimTrader’s MoBiashara for Hotels

Interswitch, an Africa-focused digital payments and commerce company is excited to partner with SlimTrader, Sub-Saharan Africa’s leading turn-key ecommerce solution provider for businesses, on the deployment of a new Payment Monitoring Portal on the ‘MoBiashara for Hotels’ (MFH) platform. With this partnership, SlimTrader will be better positioned to facilitate seamless transactions between Hotels and their guests.

Nigerian Website, TheNETng Joins Facebook to Pilot New Social Features in Global Announcement

Nigerian Website, TheNETng Joins Facebook to Pilot New Social Features in Global Announcement

Facebook, the world’s largest social networking site, has announced Nigerian Entertainment Today (theNETng), along with two other Nigerian brands, as partners to debut updates to its social plugins. This announcement was made at the 2016 Facebook Developers’ Conference (F8) during a session titled creating high quality sharing experience, which was hosted by Facebook Product Manager,

KROLL EXPANDS KENYAN FOOTPRINT AS ECONOMIC INDICES SHOW POSITIVE OUTLOOK

Kroll Expands Kenyan Footprint as Economic Indices Show Positive Outlook

Kroll, the world’s leading business intelligence and investigations consulting firm, has described the Kenyan market as an exciting and dynamic opportunity for Kenyan and international investors alike. Speaking recently at an event in Nairobi, Kroll’s senior consultant for Africa, Rt Hon Mark Simmonds, commented: Kenya is a bright spot amongst emerging market gloom. International and

Nigerians, Here’s How You Made Olajumoke A Star - concept of virality - research study on olajumoke orisaguna by bhm research and intelligence

PR Lessons To Learn From BHM’s Research On The Olajumoke Orisaguna’s Story

The growth of technology and new media has birthed the rise of instant celebrities all over the world and Nigeria is no exception to this trend. The case of Olajumoke Orisaguna has taken the country by storm seeing as just over two weeks ago she was a bread seller but is, today, a model and

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