UNILAG MASS COMM HOLDING DLS SERIES

The foremost Mass Communication department in Nigeria, Unilag mass comm situated at; the University of Lagos is holding the third series of its annual Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) with a focus on project Nigeria at the Main hall of the University of Lagos on Thursday; the 21st of March 2019.

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The topic; Brand Nigeria: Ignite, is targeted at looking at the nation with a cursory focus on what and why it has not; moved beyond the point it is presently in.

With; the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the chief host, the organizers selected a notable professor emeritus and constitutional lawyer, Professor Akin Oyebode as the speaker.

Professor Oyebode’s effort as; a consultant to the African Union (AU) charged with the task of drafting the Convention on Cross-border Cooperation in Africa makes him an authority to treat the issue of Nigeria as a brand.

He is also; an external examiner to many universities at home and abroad and is a member of the Board of Directors of the African and African-American Foundation on Science, Education and Economic Development (AFSEED) Inc., New York.

According to the President of the Association and the host of the event, the lecture series has; become an authority for; communicators and the Alumni association promises to hold the lecture every first quarter of the year henceforth; so it can help governments set up and adjust policies to grow the nation.

The lecture will be chaired by Sir Steve Omojafor, a veteran brand expert. Amongst the panelists are; Mr Jimi Awosika, Vice Charman Troyka group, owners of Insight/Redefini agency, Associate Prof Oluyinka Esan from; the University of Winchester, United Kingdom, and Mr Simon Kolawole, the Managing Editor of Cablenews online newspaper.

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