Ogunniyi, Retired Principal Emerges ‘2020 IMPACT Ikorodu Man of the Year’

Wale Jagun The retired and former Principal of the premier college in Ikorodu Division, Oriwu College, lkorodu, Alhaji Abiodun Sherifat Ogunniyi, has emerged as ‘THE IMPACT Ikorodu Man of the Year for 2020’. In a release signed by the Publisher/Reporter – in – Chief, THE IMPACT newspaper (online and print), Kunle Adelabu, he said that Alhaja Ogunniyi emerged as the most preferred among the eight nominees from three categories (government/politics, group and individual) considered for theaward. Adelabu added that the winner of the Ikorodu Man of the Year will be…

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Ikorodu News Network Appreciates Personalities’ Support With Awards

Jare Olukotun A media outfit, Ikorodu News Network (INN), has honoured some notable individuals with Recognition awards in appreciation of their contributions and support for the development of the news media platform and society at large. In a statement issued by Mr Eromona Michael, the Coordinator of INN, the presentation of the 2020 Recognition awards to notable personalities started mid – 2020 with Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Basorun, Otunba Ganiyu Olusegun Abiru (Chairman Ikorodu Oga Development Association IKODASS), Builder Sesan Daini, Chairman, igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area, Princess Folashade Olabanji-Oba , Vice…

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MegaXpression Magazine Commemorates 5th Anniversary With Online TV Launch

Kunle Adelabu -Sanwo – Olu’s  CPS calls for responsible use of digital media. The management of the MegaXpression magazine has launched an online TV platform which is to be aired on YouTube as part of its efforts in positioning the brand as a leading community media organization. The launch of the new initiative, which was held at the HOMAT Megalite hall in Igbogbo on Thursday, January 7, 2020, and attended by traditional rulers, politicians, community media practitioners, chieftains of youth groups in Igbogbo and local council functionaries, was in commemoration…

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Effects of COVID –19 Are Scary, Our People Can Do Better In Complying With Lockdown Directive – Hon. Benson

Kunle Adelabu The Representative of Ikorodu Federal Constituency and Chairman, House Committee on Defense, House of Representatives, Hon. Babajimi Benson, has expressed his displeasures over the level of compliance to the, stay – at – home directive by the government in Ikorodu. He said that the effects of the deadly disease are scary and charged people of Ikorodu division to do better by improving on their level of compliance to the stay – at – home order. The lawmaker stated this while responding to questions from journalists at his constituency…

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Photo News: Tributes Galore For Pa Owolabi At ‘Legendary Night of Honour’

Kunle Adelabu It was tributes galore for late Pa Olatunji Owolabi as media guru, important personalities, journalists, as well as residents of Ikorodu gathered to honor the late veteran broadcaster at an event tagged, ‘Legendary Night of Honour’, organized to celebrate the life and times of the deceased. Also in attendance were late veteran broadcaster’s widow, children and family members who were invited to partake in the event. The historic event, which was the first of its kind to be organised by journalists in Ikorodu in honor of a dead…

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Community Journalists In Ikorodu Honour Pa Owolabi

Kunle Adelabu -Late broadcaster for burial on Saturday Ikorodu Community Media Practitioners (IKOCOMP) have concluded plans to honour the late veteran broadcaster, Pa Olatunji Owolabi, who was actively engaged with the Radio Lagos/Eko FM until his death at the Ikorodu General hospital, Ikorodu, on Sunday, January 5, 2020. An event tagged, ‘Legendary Night of Honour’, where media practitioners and other eminent personalities would gather with the family members of the deceased in honor of the veteran broadcaster,  is set to hold on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 5pm. The event…

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LASPOTECH Mass Communication Students Rally Against Cyber Crime

Students of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Department of Mass Communication on Friday, 21st February, 2020 thronged out to sensitise the Polytechnic community on the need to shun cybercrime and embrace legitimate means of wealth acquisition. The students who donned different costumes as part of their requirements for MAC 417, Film Production Techniques walked round every department with banners and posters campaigning against Cybercrime with the hashtag #belegitandproud.  A press release jointly signed by Amadi Princess Chidinma, Head of Class (HoC) and Quadri Abdulgafar Olamide, the Course Representative stated that the…

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Pa Owolabi’s Death: Community Journalists In lkorodu Pay Condolence Visit To Family Of Late Veteran Broadcaster

Kunle Adelabu Community media practitioners under the aegis of the Ikorodu Community Media Practitioners (IKOCOMP) on today, Tuesday, January 14, 2020, visited the widow of the late veteran journalist, Pa Tunji Owolabi, who died on Sunday, January 5, 2020. Pa Owolabi, 82, was a reporter with Radio Lagos/Eko FM, covering Ikorodu Division, Epe and Ibeju-Lekki axis of Lagos State. Speaking on behalf of the group, Kunle Adelabu, the Coordinating Scribe and the Reporter-in-Chief, THE IMPACT Newspaper, expressed IKOCOMP’s condolence to the widow, Mrs Modupe Owolabi and other family members and…

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Pa Tunji Owolabi’s Death: Veteran Broadcaster To Be Buried In March

Kunle Adelabu The remains of the veteran broadcaster, Pa Tunji Owolabi, has been scheduled to be committed to the mother earth in March 2020 according to family sources. Pa Owolabi, popularly called ‘Owo-Blow’, ‘Gbeborun’ and ‘Baba Owo’ by his admirers and friends, died at the General Hospital, lkorodu, in the early morning of Sunday, January 5, 2020, after a brief illness. His remains, according  to report, has since been deposited at the hospital’s mortuary. According to the family members of the deceased, the Service of Songs is scheduled to hold…

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Waves Media Sets To Launch TV Show For Family, Youths

Kunle Adelabu Waves Media, owner of the Waves magazine and Waves Gist Zone, a campus radio programme, will on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, launch WavesPlus, a television show for family and youths, on Lagos Television (LTV). The 30 minutes TV programme which, according to the Chief Executive Officer of Waves Media, Mr Azeez Bolaji Lamina, is going to be entertaining, educative and informatIve, is geared towards bringing back the lost family time watching TV programmes. WavesPlus, which will hits the LTV waves between 11.30am – 12 noon Tuesday, January 7,…

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