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The Federal Government (FG) has disclosed it is looking to inject sanity into the social media to restore a sense of control. Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's information minister This was disclosed by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. He was speaking at a media briefing on Tuesday in Abuja. The minister lamented that the social media space has gone totally out of control. “Gentlemen, since we inaugurated our reform of the broadcast industry, many Nigerians have reached out to us; demanding that we also look into how to sanitize the social media space. “I can assure you that we are also working on how to inject sanity into the social media space which, today, is totally out of control Get trained on PR and digital media here! “No responsible government will sit by and allow fake news and hate speech to dominate its media space; because of the capacity of this menace to exploit our national fault lines to set us against each other and trigg

Your Twitter Account Will Be Banned if... (New Rules)

Twitter and other social media companies have come under fire in the past several years for the amount of fake and spam accounts spreading misinformation on the platforms. Ahead of the upcoming midterm elections, Twitter has updated its Twitter Rules to provide further guidance about what will and will not get an account banned. Among the new actions that will get an account banned are: Any account that uses stock or stolen avatar photos, stolen or copied profile bios, misleading profile information, and misleading profile location. Twitter now considers these accounts as fake accounts. The new Twitter rules also say, “The use of any form of automation (including scheduling) to post identical or substantially similar content, or to perform actions such as Likes or Retweets, across many accounts that have authorized your app (whether or not you created or directly control those accounts) it will not be allowed. Accounts that are owned by the same person or organization t

PR Consultants Commend Buhari For Banning Importation of PR Professionals

The Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria (PRCAN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Executive Order making it unlawful to grant visas to expatriates to come into Nigeria to render professional services, which could be otherwise provided by Nigerian professionals. President Buhari's has protectionist economic policies According to a statetement issued in Lagos and signed by the association's President, John Ehiguese, and Publicity Secretary, Israel Jaiye Opayemi, PRCAN described the Executive Order as "exceptional, courageous and an act of nationalism which puts our country first over and above the popular penchant of government officials for all things foreign, and particularly Caucasian." PRCAN, the regulatory body of Public Relations consultancies in Nigeria, described the Executive Order as a valid extension of the "Buy Nigeria, Save the Naira" campaign of the Federal Government of Nigeria, which a large


The race is on towards kick off of the Agri -Entrepreneurship Empowerment, AEE Project in Akwa Ibom State. A special project blueprint prepared by Jabborro PR was adopted by FIAP Canada represented by Mr John Edem, the FIAP CEO after a presentation by the communications agency in a meeting held on November 15, 2017 at Georgetown Residences in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital city. (from left) Ubong David, FIAP Nigeria; Imo Okon, FIAP Nigeria; John Edem, CEO FIAP International; Olugbenga Odubote, Odubote & Co Law Firm; Uduak Umo, Jabborro PR   The blueprint contains detailed planning for the execution of AEE, flowcharts, organizational communications model, comprehensive SWOT analysis and architectural model for the administrative centre and has already been printed, packaged and delivered to proposed partners of the AEE project. The AEE project is scheduled to kick off in Nigeria within 24 months from the adoption of the blueprint and will herald a major uphea

Speaker Hon Onofiok Luke Tasks Automobile Engineers On Customer Service Delivery

Barr Onofiok Luke Commissions the Automedics WorkShop By Umoh-Obong Kingsley “The way you are able to treat everybody equally irrespective of his status in life matters, no matter the type of car he drives. If you don’t take it serious with the person you think has little money to pay, bear in mind that the information he leaves here with will go round the town”. These were the words of the Speaker of the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Barr) Onofiok Luke, as he charged Automotive Engineers in the state on the importance of excellent, impartial and strategic customer relations. He made the call while commissioning the AutoMedics Limited workshop complex, a one-stop automobile diagnostic, repairs and maintenance workshop, in Uyo over the weekend. Barr Luke applauded the administration of Deacon Udom Gabriel Emmanuel, the Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, for making the state secure because, according to him, without security, you would not be able


The geographical region occupied by Akwa Ibom State is threatened by natural disasters largely as a result of uncontrolled human activities. If the occupants do not desist from destructive land use, Akwa Ibom may sink under water. This is a warning given by a building professional, Architect Chris Umoren. The MD/CEO of Stainerz Properties Ltd Architect Chris Umoren warned of impending disaster waiting to happen in Akwa Ibom due to the effect of land misuse. In a chat with a reporter of WetinHappen magazine, over the weekend in Uyo, Architect Chris Umoren said people misuse land by having activities in areas where naturally, by simple urban development laws, they shouldn’t be doing so.  “People now build on drains, and on natural pathway of water thus, they block the paths that water should naturally flow, and of course with such blockade, water must naturally find its way, and when that happens, it comes with a lot of destruction.”, he said. He also added that Akwa Ib