“PROFESSIONAL NEWS ORGANISATIONS AND THEIR IMPACT ON SOCIETY: A COMMUNITY MEDIA PERSPECTIVE”, SPEECH BY MR. KEHINDE BAMIGBETAN, PUBLISHER/C.E.O. , ECHONEWS NEWSPAPERS LIMITED; FORMER HONOURABLE COMMISSIONER FOR INFORMATION & STRATEGY, LAGOS STATE AT THE 5TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE IMPACT NEWSPAPER IN IKORODU ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2019.

PROTOCOLS It is with sincerity that I acknowledge the decision of the publishers of Impact Newspaper to invite me to discuss a subject of critical importance to the craft of news reporting in our country today. By challenging us to review the role of professional news organisations and their impact on society, the publishers of Impact are demonstrating huge discomfort, if not anger at the way and manner journalism, particularly in community and social media, has become what the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo once described as the refuge of the…

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Inaugural Address BY H.E. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State On Wednesday 29th May 29, 2019.

“AWAKENING A GREATER LAGOS” PROTOCOL 1. By the grace of Almighty God and Your votes, I stand before you today as your Governor. (Pause) This day marks the beginning of a new chapter in our journey to greatness. Today, I ask you to join me on this journey to awaken a Greater Lagos. When we speak of a Greater Lagos, we speak not empty words. It is a deep and profound assertion we mean. 2. We intend to make history by making for ourselves and our children a better future.…

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TEXT OF KEYNOTE ADDRESS OF MR STEVE AYORINDE, COMMISSIONER FOR TOURISM, ARTS AND CULTURE AT THE 3RD NIGERIAN TRAVEL AWARDS ORGANISED BY JUMIA TRAVELS ON MONDAY 11TH MARCH, 2019, AT THE JUPITER HALL, FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON, LAGOS

I am delighted to be in your midst today at this auspicious occasion, which is the third edition of the Annual Nigeria Travel Awards organized by Jumia Travel. Before I go further, please permit me to first express my sincere appreciation to the management of Jumia Travel for this privilege to deliver the Keynote Address at this year’s ceremony. It is indeed a great honour to speak to the topic: ‘’Lagos as a model for tourism growth in Nigeria’’. Let me also on behalf of the Lagos State Government and…

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REMARKS BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI DURING THE PRESENTATION OF CERTIFICATE OF RETURN BY INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC) AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE ABUJA

27TH FEBRUARY 2019 Protocol I am grateful to God for sparing our lives to witness another milestone in Nigeria’s democratic development – namely conclusion of the Presidential election in an overwhelmingly peaceful manner. 2.      I wish, Mr Chairman, to congratulate all the Presidential candidates and their teams on a hard-fought campaign. We may have had different views during the campaign, but the one thing most of us have in common is love of our country and our desire to improve conditions for Nigerians. 3.      From the comments of several observers…

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Full Text of President Muhammudu Buhari’s Acceptance Speech After His Declaration By INEC As The Winner of 23 February Election

My Dear Nigerians, First and foremost, I give thanks to Almighty God Who has spared our lives to witness another victory for Nigerian democracy and victory for our party APC. I thank the millions of Nigerians who voted to re-elect me as your president for the next four years. I am deeply humbled and profoundly grateful to you for judging me worthy of continuing to serve you and for your peaceful conduct. In particular, I would like to thank Asiwaju Bola Tinubu for his masterful leadership as Co-chair of the…

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National Broadcast By President Muhammadu Buhari On Friday, February 22, 2019

Dear Nigerians, Finally, we have reached the eve of the rescheduled first round of this year’s general elections. Tomorrow, the polls open. Tomorrow, we affirm that Nigeria stands as a democracy and that no worldly hand can deter us from this wise and fitting path we have chosen for ourselves. While democracy is the most beneficial way to select a nation’s leaders, it is far from the easiest thing to achieve and maintain. It requires a combination of patience, tolerance, compassion, diligence, wisdom and hope. These traits exist in us…

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Go Out And Vote, Buhari Urges Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the electorate on the need to honour their civic duty as voters by going to the polls on Saturday to vote for the government of their choice. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the president, in a nationwide broadcast on Friday in Abuja, said all eligible voters are duty bound  to participate in electing a government that would lead Nigeria toward its finest destiny. He stated that the call had become imperative in view of the fact that “elections are the cornerstone of representative…

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2019 General Elections: Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai’s Full Speech To Army Commanders At The AHQ Conference Room, Abuja, Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Protocol You are all welcome to this expanded weekly meeting which has in attendance, not only Principal Staff Officers and Directors, but also GOCs and selected field commanders. You will all recall that just 2 weeks ago, we all met here for an Operations Conference that was held to strategize on the NA’s roles during the 2019 General Elections, which was earlier planned to commence from 16 Feb 19. Unfortunately, the election did not hold as planned and has been postponed to hold on 23 Feb 19 and 9 Mar…

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HIS EXCELLENCY, PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI’S BROADCAST TO THE NATION, FEBRUARY 14, 2019

Fellow Citizens,   On Saturday, February 16, 2019, you will, once again, be called upon to choose the leaders who will pilot the affairs of our great nation for the next four years. This is a constitutional right which should be freely exercised by all eligible voters.   I wish therefore to start by assuring all Nigerians that this Government will do its very best to ensure that the 2019 elections take place in a secure and peaceful atmosphere.   It was indeed such free, fair and peaceful elections that…

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New Minimum Wage: Full Text of President Buhari’s Speech After Receiving Report of The Tripartite Committee

Kunle ADELABU President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N30,000 as the new national minimum wage. He gave the endorsement while receiving the report of the Tripartite Committee set up by his government a year ago on the Review of National Minimum Wage at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari in his speech, also pledged his administration’s commitment to having a new national minimum wage. His full speech below: “On 27th November 2017, I inaugurated the National Minimum Wage Committee with a mandate to recommend a new minimum wage for the workers…

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