Category Archives: Media

INVASION OF THE SUN : APOLOGISE OR RISK LITIGATION, LAGOS NUJ TELLS EFCC

Nigeria Union of Journalists, Lagos state council, has condemned Monday, June 12, 2017,  invasion of the Apapa-Lagos premises of The Sun Newspapers by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The Council in a statement issued by the Chairman, Deji Elumoye, described as barbaric the gestapo- style seal up of the newspaper house. …

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LAGOS LAUNCHES FIRST ONLINE PLATFORM TO INTERACT WITH CITIZENS

Director General, Office of Transformation, Creativity & Innovation, Mr. Toba Otusanya; Commissioner for Science & Technology, Mr. Olufemi Odubiyi;  his counterpart for Information & Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science & Technology, Mr. Fola Padonu during  a press briefing on the launching of an Online Platform to interact with Citizens at …

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AMBODE MOURNS PASSAGE OF GOVERNMENT HOUSE REPORTER, FRANCIS SUBERU

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has expressed rude shock and sadness over the death of a member of staff of National Mirror Newspaper, Mr. Francis Suberu. Suberu, a reporter attached to the Government House in Lagos, died on Tuesday after a brief illness at the age of 37. He was survived by his wife, …

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DOWN TO EARTH: A REVIEW BY KEHINDE BAMIGBETAN

  This is a riveting, unputdownable account that everyone who enjoys reading will find valuable and necessary for his bookshelf. This is because the writer, Japhet Odesanya, has brought his naturally combative, aggressive and engaging posture into this 413 page treatise on his life and his writings. In normal, daily interaction, Japhet is not a …

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Hon. Obasa, Muiz Banire, Ogunsanya, Others Eulogise Factor Publisher At Book Launch In Lagos

  Kunle Adelabu The Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, former National Legal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Muiz Banire, SAN, Chairman of MultiChoice, Prince Adewunmi Ogunsanya, SAN, were among many prominent Nigerians that poured fulsome encomium on the Publisher of the Ikorodu-based newsmagazine, Japheth Odesanya. The …

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FOREWORD WRITTEN BY DR MUIZ BANIRE ON, ‘DOWN TO EARTH: STRUGGLES, VICTORIES, POLITICAL JOURNALISM”

In this unusual book –JAPHETISM: SCHEMES AND THEMES- Comrade Japheth Odesanya has encapsulated his experience as a political activist and journalist of the grassroots persuasion. Embedded also in this work is his brief autobiography. Therefore the book is two-ply and can be described as unusual.   The first part which tells the author’s story of …

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14TH ANNIVERSARY LECTURE OF THE FACTOR NEWSMAGAZINE AND LAUNCHING OF THE BOOK: DOWN TO EARTH BY JAPHETH ODESANYA

DATE: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2016 VENUE: IKORODU TOWN HALL, IKORODU. TIME: 10.00AM

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14TH ANNIVERSARY LECTURE OF THE FACTOR NEWSMAGAZINE AND LAUNCHING OF THE BOOK: DOWN TO EARTH BY JAPHETH ODESANYA

DATE: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2016 VENUE: IKORODU TOWN HALL, IKORODU. TIME: 10.00AM

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AMBODE, AJIMOBI, AREGBESOLA HARP ON ROLE OF FAMILY IN NATION BUILDING

-Dysfunctional Family Units Bane Of Social Vices- Aisha Buhari, Mrs. Ambode Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle); his wife & Chairman, Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO), Bolanle (2nd right); representative of Wife of the President & Wife of Imo State Governor,  Mrs. Nkechi Okorocha (right); Oyo and Osun States Governors, Senator Abiola Ajimobi (left) …

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Lagos NUJ Holds Colloquium to Mark 30 Years of Dele Giwa’s Death

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Lagos State Council, is to mark the 30th anniversary of the assassination of renowned journalist, Mr. Dele Giwa, with a colloquium in Lagos on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Dele Giwa, pioneer Editor-in-Chief of NewsWatch magazine, was killed via a parcel bomb at his Ikeja, Lagos residence on Sunday, October …

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