Pen, Paper and Print: The Overtaking Role Of Digitalisation of Public Relations Practice By Afolabi Olajuwon

In the age of relentless digital progress, the field of public relations (PR) is undergoing a significant transformation. The erstwhile reliance on pen, paper, and print has been overtaken by the swift tide of digitalisation.   This article explores the evolution of PR practices in the context of digital technology’s expansive influence. We assess how traditional methods have adapted to or in some cases, been replaced by digital tools and strategies, discussing the implications for practitioners, clients, and audiences alike.   Public relations has traditionally been an industry grounded in…

IGP launches ‘Smartforce’ Database Management System for digitalization of personnel records

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has launched the ‘IGP-SmartForce Database Management Centre’ Wednesday 1st February, 2023, for Personnel Records Digitalization and Biometric Capturing of all officers of the Nigeria Police Force to ensure that all officers have their details captured and stored for record purposes and to ease administrative bottlenecks, create ease in tracking postings/transfers, and issue Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Cards for personnel identification. The SmartForce with Storage Servers domiciled in the Nigeria Police Force National Command and Control Centre (NPF-C4i) facilities and SmartForce office, Office…

DIGITALIZATION: Aregbesola commissions E-library CCTV,Others to ease work processes

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Friday commissioned the e-Library, e-Law Library, CCTV Surveillance network services and other projects in his office in Abuja to digitized work processes and procedures in the Ministry. Represented by the Permanent Secretary, Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola said that the projects were part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s efforts at repositioning the Ministry for better performance in line with its mandate of providing internal security and citizenship integrity for Nigerians and foreigners alike. According to him, the e-Library will avail officers the…