Rep. Benson Verdict On 9th Assembly: We Have Done Exceedingly Well

Kunle Adelabu The 9th Assembly of the House of Representatives, under the leadership of the Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila,as Speaker, has been described as the best in the country’s legislative history. Rep. Babajimmi Benson, a two term member of the House who is representing the Ikorodu Federal Constituency, gave the verdict, stating that the House has performed exceedingly well. Benson, who said that the National Assembly has done its bit in passing the Local Government Autonomy Bill, and awaiting the responses of the State Assemblies for their concurrence to make…

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Deji Lambo, Others Win Wole Soyinka Media Awards

Kunle Adelabu Young Deji Lambo, a senior correspondent with the Punch Newspaper, has emerged as the Photojournalist of the Year at the 17th Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting. The Ikorodu – born journalist was honoured alongside 12 others for their contributions in investigative journalism at the award ceremony held in Ikeja, Lagos on Friday. Hassan Adebayo of Premium Times won the overall investigative journalist of the year and the best investigative story for the online category. Motunrayo Alaka, the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, WSVOJ, said the 13 finalists were…

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Lagos Gov Makes Case For Media Rights, Privileges

Wale Jagun Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has described media as one of the real engines of growth and a real barometer that gauges the mood of the nation and helps to stabilise the polity of any sovereign country. He said press freedom is an important ingredient of any civilized democracy, noting that media practitioners in Nigeria should be given the rights and privileges to do their jobs without any hindrances. Governor Sanwo-Olu spoke during a courtesy visit by the Board of Trustees of Nigeria Media Merit Award (NMMA)…

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Don’t Gag The Media, Sanwo – Olu Tells Politicians, Public Officers

Kunle Adelabu Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has urged politicians and public office holders not to gag the media, saying press freedom was important in a democracy. The governor made the appeal on Thursday at a workshop organised by the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), themed: “Journalist and Digitalisation: the imperative of Good Corporate Governance” at Ikeja, Lagos State. Sanwo-Olu, who was the Special Guest of Honour to declare the workshop open, said ensuring good corporate governance and self-regulation of the digital space would completely eradicate false and fake…

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Sanwo – Olu Commends Journalists On World Press Freedom Day

Our Editor Governor of Lagos State Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has congratulated journalists on the occasion of this year’s World Press  Freedom Day, with the  theme “Information as a public good”. The governor commended the role of the media in the development of the society. The press, he noted, mirrors the society, exposes ills, and bridges the gap between the government and the people to create mutual understanding and cooperation. The theme of this year’s celebration, in Sanwo-Olu’s view, is apt as information is knowledge. “Equipped with the right information,…

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Wavesplus TV Expands Frontiers, To Debut On AIT Ibadan Wednesday

Jare Babatunde The management of Waves Media Limited has announced the addition of African International Television (AIT) Ibadan to its list of television stations in Nigeria airing its most sought after TV show, WAVESPLUS. In a statement released to THE IMPACT on Monday, the Chief Executive Officer  of Waves Media, Mr Lamina Azeez Abolaji, said that its show will debut on the station on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. WAVESPLUS currently airs on Lagos Television on DSTV channel 256, GOTV channel 90 and Startimes channel 104. Lamina explained that the choice…

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IKD 106.1FM, A Credible News Dissemination Medium – Sanwo – Olu

Kunle Adelabu The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has described the new radio station, 105.1FM, founded by Rep. Babajimi Benson, the representative of the lkorodu Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives and located in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, as a credible means of information dissemination. Sanwo – Olu made the statement while making special appearance on the radio station alongside his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, immediately after officially commissioning  the radio station on Wednesday,  March 24,…

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Residents React To KRD 106.1FM Commencement Of Transmission

Kunle Adelabu Residents of Ikorodu Division and others have been reacting to the news that IKD 106.1 FM has officially commenced transmission in Ikorodu last Sunday, March 14, 2021. They reacted to the news publication solely carried on THE IMPACT website and its other online platforms which was also shared on the Ikorodu Ambassadors Group and other social media platforms related to Ikorodu. Hon. Babajimi Benson, the Chairman, House Committee on Defense, House of Representatives, Abuja, initiated and established the community radio station. Cross section of those that commented described…

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Royal Prayers, Commendations Trail IKD 106.1FM Establishment, Transmission

Kunle Adelabu It was prayer and commendation galore for Hon. Babajimi  Benson, the representative of the lkorodu division at the Federal House of Representatives, and his new initiative, IKD 106.1FM, today, Saturday, March 20,2021, when His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, led other Obas in the division to the pre – commissioning royal prayer/appearance on air at the radio station. Reliable sources hinted THE IMPACT that the station will be officially commissioned by the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu who will…

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Ikorodu Radio Officially Commences Transmission

Kunle Adelabu -We are offering four broadcast languages, seasoned broadcasters – GM About two years after being granted licence by the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to operate, lkorodu Radio (IKD 106.1FM) has officially commenced transmission on Sunday, March 14, 2021. The radio, which is an initiative of the Member of the House of Representatives and the Chairman of the House Committee on Defense, Rep Babajimi Adegoke Benson, is designed to ensure that the voice of lkorodu Division is heard in the state, nationally and globally. The IKD 106.1FM station, which…

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