Community Journalists In Ikorodu Regrouped, Set Agenda For Developments

Kunle ADELABU & Mariam AKINLOYE -Honour MegaXpression’s publisher on his appointment Practitioners of community media in Ikorodu division has once again regrouped to ensure professionalism and contribute to the development of the division. This was the resolutions of Publishers and Chief Executive Officers of community news medium during their meeting at Falcon (Café) Bar and Suites, Ipakoko, Ikorodu, on Saturday, July 27,2019. The gathering was called to honour one of their own, Mr Shakiru Seidu, the Publisher of the MegaXpression, who was recently appointed as the Special Adviser on Media…

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Daini Appoints MegaXpression’s Publisher, Shakiru Seidu As Media Aide

Kunle ADELABU The Chairman, Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Comrade SesanDaini onMonday appointed MrShakiruSeidu as the Special Adviser on Media and Strategic Planning. The appointment which takes immediate effect was confirmed in a letter signed by the Secretary to the Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA, Barr. Ade Ayeni which was made available to THE IMPACT. His letter of appointment read thus: “I am pleased to inform you that you have been appointed as Special Adviseron Media and Strategic Planning to the Executive Chairman of Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area. “Your appointment takes…

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Be Ready For Saner, Responsible, Responsive Practices On Nigeria Airwaves – Adesemoye, Broadcast Educator

Kunle ADELABU Mr Steven Adesemoye, a lecturer in the department of Mass Communication, Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu, has stated that broadcasting profession will not be the same again in Nigeria after the just concluded stakeholders’ meeting by broadcast professionals . Adesemoye, who represented the Lagos State Polytechnic at the 6th Stakeholders’ Meeting to address the challenges of Campus, Community Broadcasting and the launch of the 6th edition of Nigeria Broadcasting Code,  made this assurance while speaking online with THE IMPACT from the venue of the meeting organized by the…

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Bamigbetan Urges Traffic Radio To Partner With Stakeholders

Lagos Traffic Radio, LTR 96.1FM has been advised to develop a stronger customer relationship and explore a mutually-beneficial partnership with key players in the transportation industry. The State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan gave the advice over the weekend during the 2019 retreat organised for officials of the broadcast outfit in Lekki area of the State. Bamigbetan said that a relationship with Airlines, Rail and Waterway operators to facilitate discounts for the broadcast station’s loyal listeners is desirable, saying that such initiative would attract a larger audience…

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Lagos Ministry of Information To Enhance Operations At Divisional Offices

Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan has disclosed that measures are underway to enhance the operations of the State’s five information divisional offices in Ikeja, Badagry, Ikorodu, Lagos Island and Epe. Speaking during an interview with newsmen during the week in his office, Bamigbetan said the upgrade becomes necessary to ensure that residents in the five divisions have real-time access to information emanating from the government and major stakeholders within their communities. According to the Commissioner, equipment in the offices would be upgraded while necessary personnel…

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WhatsApp Cuts Recipients of Forwarded Messages To Curb Fake News

WhatsApp Messenger, popular text messaging service, has reduced messages a user can forward to five recipients, in an effort to reduce the spread of false information. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that WhatsApp Messenger, acclaimed to be the world’s most popular messaging app, is a freeware and cross-platform messaging and Voice over IP (VoIP) service owned by Facebook. The application allows the sending of text messages and voice calls, as well as video calls, images and other media, documents, and user location. Previously, users could forward messages to…

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Lagos Traffic Radio Commences Broadcast of Maritime Shipping Position, Airline, Train Time Schedules

In its determination to cover all modes of transportation, Lagos Traffic Radio 96.1 FM has commenced the broadcast of information on Maritime Shipping Position, Airline and Train time schedules. The acting General Manager of the Station, Mr. Tayo Akanle said the determination to adequately inform the public, present a wholistic information on the transportation sector and attract more listeners to the initiative. Akanle urged listeners to “stay up-to-date with the latest maritime shipping information and port schedules as it concerns the shipping industry on Mondays to Fridays at 7a.m, 7:30a.m…

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Community Media, Most Potent Tool To Change Narrative In Any Community

Wale JAGUN Government functionaries, scholars and practitioners of Community Media in Lagos State have agreed that journalism at the grassroots level is an important tool that can be used to change the narrative in any community and also to bringing about harmonious relationship between the people and the government as well as engerder mutual co-existence among the populace.   In performing their functions, journalists at the grassroots were also enjoined to always uphold the tenets of the profession and be creative in engaging audience from time-to-time.   These among other…

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Lagos Trains Community Media Practitioners On Best Practices

Kunle ADELABU -Enjoins them to ensure proper dissemination of information at the grassroots Community Media Practitioners in Lagos State should always endeavour to ensure proper dissemination of information at the grassroots and uphold the tenets of journalism.   This was the positions of the state government functionaries, scholars and practitioners at the Lagos State Government sponsored 2-day workshop themed, ‘Strategic Communication: A Tool For Media Networking and Community Relations”, held at the Orientals Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos, between Thursday, December 27 and Friday, December 28, 2018.   The Commissioner for…

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