Faces at the Realnew Sixth Anniversary Lecture #Realnews2018Lecture

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The Realnews Sixth Anniversary delivered by Prof Mahmood Yakubu may have come and gone but its echoes still lingers. Below are some of the pictures of the national and international figures who featured at the event which took place in Sheraton Hotel, Lagos 

 

 

THE Realnews Sixth Anniversary Lecture held successfully on Thursday, November 15, at the Sheraton Hotel, Lagos.

The lecture was delivered by Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Ibn Mohamed Chambas, the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Representative to West Africa and Sahel, Dakar, Senegal, gave a goodwill  message to Realnews along with Maikanti Baru, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation through Gboyega Bello, a manager in the Corporation.

Prof Olukoshi making his speech
Prof Olukoshi making his speech

Three discussants – Charles Okeke, Dean, School of Education, Behavioural & Social Sciences and Professor of Economics, The College of Southern Nevada, Nevada System if Higher Education, Charleston Campus, Las vegas, USA, Professor Adebayo Olukoshi, Director, Africa and West Asia Regional Programme and Liasion Office to the African Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Engr. Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Bayelsa, Nigeria, who was represented by Tunde Adelana, a director from NCDMD – all made very stimulating contributions on the topic of the lecture: “Political Transitions and Africa’s Economic Development”.

The event was masterfully chaired by Haroun Adamu, former Chairman of the Petroleum Trust Fund.

After the very elucidating lecture, discussions and robust interactive session, the resource persons and our ambassadors were inducted into the prestigious Realnews Hall of Fame.

A huge crowd made up of professionals from all walks of life attended the event which was widely reported in the media.  Dignitaries, who attended the event include Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State and vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Nnamdi S. Enuah, who represented Chris Ngige, minister of Labour while Austin Emeanua who represented American Ambassador and the U.S. Consulate in Nigeria.

Yakubu and Okeke exchanging pleasantries while Adelala watches
Yakubu and Okeke exchanging pleasantries while Adelala watches

For more stories and speeches at the event please log on to our website and search for them with #Realnews2018Lecture.

– Nov. 27, 2018 @ 18:45 GMT |

 

 

 

Chambas giving his goodwill message
Chambas giving his goodwill message
Adamu (middle) moderating the session while INEC and Olukoshi listens
Adamu (middle) moderating the session while INEC and Olukoshi listens

 

 

 

Gboyega Bello, manager, Media, Group Public Affairs Department, NNPC, reading the goodwill message of Maikanti Baru
Gboyega Bello, manager, Media, Group Public Affairs Department, NNPC, reading the goodwill message of Maikanti Baru

 

Paul Ejime anchoring Realnews Sixth Anniversary Lecture
Paul Ejime anchoring Realnews Sixth Anniversary Lecture

 

Adamu welcoming Yakubu to the Lecture
Adamu welcoming Yakubu to the Lecture

 

Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State and vice presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at the Realnews Sixth Anniversary Lecture
Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State and vice presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at the Realnews Sixth Anniversary Lecture
Yakubu responding after his induction into the Realnews Hall of Fame
Yakubu responding after his induction into the Realnews Hall of Fame
Tunde Odulana, director, NCDMB who representated Simbi Wabote, executive secretary, NCDMB making his speech
Tunde Odulana, director, NCDMB who representated Simbi Wabote, executive secretary, NCDMB making his speech

 

 

Obi, Chambas, Adedeji Ebo and Chigbo
Obi, Chambas, Adedeji Ebo and Chigbo

 

 

 

 

Ngozi Anyaegunam, president, Media World and Tola ADENIYI, former managing director, Daily Times
Ngozi Anyaegunam, president, Media World and Tola ADENIYI, former managing director, Daily Times
Rear Admiral KA Lawal, who represented the chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas and Prof. Innocent Okoye from Kwara State University
Rear Admiral KA Lawal, who represented the chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas and Prof. Innocent Okoye from Kwara State University
Isaac Akporowho, Representative of Boboye Oyeyemi, corps marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission
Isaac Akporowho, Representative of Boboye Oyeyemi, corps marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission

 

 

L - R; Mike Ighile, INEC commissioner, Francis Ogene, CEO, FRANON
L – R; Mike Ighile, INEC commissioner, Francis Ogene, CEO, FRANON

 

 

Cross section of audience at the lecture
Cross section of audience at the lecture

 

L - R; Gerald Chigbo, Celestine Chigbo and Nwakaego Chigbo
L – R; Gerald Chigbo, Celestine Chigbo and Nwakaego Chigbo
Mrs. Akugha (left)
Mrs. Omono Akugha (left)

 

Father Chidube Ubili, Administrator, Dominican College, Mafoluko, Rose Moses, Publisher, News Mart and Gbenga Adefaye, General Manager,editor-in-chief, Vanguard Newspaper
Father Chidube Ubili, Administrator, Dominican College, Mafoluko, Rose Moses, Publisher, News Mart and Gbenga Adefaye, General Manager,editor-in-chief, Vanguard Newspaper

 

A cross section of audience at the lecture
A cross section of audience at the lecture
Audience at Realnews sixth anniversary lecture
Audience at Realnews sixth anniversary lecture

 

Audience at the lecture
Audience at the lecture
Celestine Chigbo
Celestine Chigbo
L-R; Adelami, Okeke, Yakubu, Chambas, Adamu, Chigbo and Olukoshi
L-R; Adelami, Okeke, Yakubu, Chambas, Adamu, Chigbo and Olukoshi
L-R; Emecheta, Adelala, Okeke, Anyaegunam, Adamu, Olukoshi, Chigbo, Ejime
L-R; Emecheta, Adelala, Okeke, Anyaegunam, Adamu, Olukoshi, Chigbo, Ejime
Yakubu displaying his Realnews Hall of Fame plaque and publications after his induction
Yakubu displaying his Realnews Hall of Fame plaque and publications after his induction
Prof. Adebayo Olukoshi, director, Africa and West Asia Regional Programme and Liaison Office to the African Union, Addis Ababa
Prof. Adebayo Olukoshi, director, Africa and West Asia Regional Programme and Liaison Office to the African Union, Addis Ababa
Chigbo congratulating Yakubu after his induction into the Realnews Hall of Fame
Chigbo congratulating Yakubu after his induction into the Realnews Hall of Fame
Tola Adeniyi, former managing director, Daily Times presenting the Realnews Hall of Fame plaque to Haroun Adamu, former chairman of Petroleum Trust Fund and chairman of the occasion
Tola Adeniyi, former managing director, Daily Times presenting the Realnews Hall of Fame plaque to Haroun Adamu, former chairman of Petroleum Trust Fund and chairman of the occasion
Ray Ekpu presenting the Hall of Fame plaque to Tunde Odulana, who represented Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary of Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board
Ray Ekpu presenting the Hall of Fame plaque to Tunde Odulana, who represented Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary of Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board
Charles Okeke, professor of Economics, being presented with his Realnews Hall of Fame plaque by NGOZI Anyaegbunam, president, Media World
Charles Okeke, professor of Economics, being presented with his Realnews Hall of Fame plaque by NGOZI Anyaegbunam, president, Media World
Yakubu Mohammed, Eze Emecheta displaying his Realnews Hall of Fame Plaque and Chigbo
Yakubu Mohammed, Eze Emecheta displaying his Realnews Hall of Fame Plaque and Chigbo
Dan Agbese presenting Realnews Hall of Fame plaque to Paul Ejime, international media and communications consultant
Dan Agbese presenting Realnews Hall of Fame plaque to Paul Ejime, international media and communications consultant

 

 

Chigbo welcoming Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chairman to the Realnews Sixth Anniversary Lecture
Chigbo welcoming Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chairman to the Realnews Sixth Anniversary Lecture
Maureen Chigbo welcoming Mohamed Ibn Chambas, United Nations Secretary General’s Special Representative for West Africa and Sahel, Dakar, Senegal, to the Realnews Sixth Anniversary Lecture
Chigbo welcoming Haroun Adamu, former chairman of the Petroleum Trust Fund and chairman of the Realnews Sixth Anniversary Lecture.
Chigbo welcoming Haroun Adamu, former chairman of the Petroleum Trust Fund and chairman of the Realnews Sixth Anniversary Lecture.
Chigbo welcoming Tola Adeniyi, former managing director of Daily Times
Chigbo welcoming Tola Adeniyi, former managing director of Daily Times

 

 

Maureen introducing her elder sister Princess Nwamaka Mediatrix Chigbo to Mohamed Ibn Chambas
Maureen introducing her elder sister Princess Nwamaka Mediatrix Chigbo to Mohamed Ibn Chambas
higbo welcoming ACP Mohammed Danladi, representative of Imohimi Edgal, Lagos State Police Commissioner
Chigbo welcoming ACP Mohammed Danladi, representative of Imohimi Edgal, Lagos State Police Commissioner

 

 

Chigbo and Joseph Erhumnwusee, director of Finance Ortech Nigeria Limited Lagos
Chigbo and Joseph Erhumnwusee, director of Finance Ortech Nigeria Limited Lagos

 

 

Chigbo welcoming Ikechukwu Obiaya, Dean, School of Media and Communications, Pan Atlantic University
Chigbo welcoming Ikechukwu Obiaya, Dean, School of Media and Communications, Pan Atlantic University

 

 

 

Chigbo welcoming Theodore Coleman, ex-banker to the Realnews Sixth Anniversary Lecture
Chigbo welcoming Theodore Coleman, ex-banker to the Realnews Sixth Anniversary Lecture

 

 

Chigbo welcoming Isaac Ihwure, former editor-in-chief, News Agency of Nigeria to the sixth Anniversary Lecture of Realnews
Chigbo welcoming Isaac Ihwure, former editor-in-chief, News Agency of Nigeria to the sixth Anniversary Lecture of Realnews
Maureen, Ogene and Mediatrix Nwamaka
Maureen, Ogene and Mediatrix Nwamaka
R-L; Chigbo welcoming Oby Okeke to the sixth anniversary lecture of Realnews
R-L; Chigbo welcoming Oby Okeke to the sixth anniversary lecture of Realnews
Roses Moses, publisher, NewsMart, Nkechi Nwankwo, president, Women Leadership Group, Chidi Ichaba, and Rekiya Rubairo, veteran broadcaster
Roses Moses, publisher, NewsMart, Nkechi Nwankwo, president, Women Leadership Group, Chidi Ichaba, and Rekiya Rubairo, veteran broadcaster
Engr Akhigbe M Adodo, managing director, AKMA Engineering Nig Ltd, Chigbo and Francis Iyama,
Engr Akhigbe M Adodo, managing director, AKMA Engineering Nig Ltd, Chigbo and Francis Iyama,
(L -R) Eze Ababa, editor, Vanguard, Chigbo; Samuel Ibiyemi, publisher, NewsDirect and Segun Olaleye, publisher, World Stage
(L -R) Eze Ababa, editor, Vanguard, Chigbo; Samuel Ibiyemi, publisher, NewsDirect and Segun Olaleye, publisher, World Stage
Gerald Chigbo welcoming Chris Nwachukwu
Gerald Chigbo welcoming Chris Nwachukwu

 

 

L - R; Paul Ejime, media consultant, Soji Akinrinade, Ray Ekpu, both former executive directors of Newswstch, Maureen Chigbo, publisher
L – R; Paul Ejime, media consultant, Soji Akinrinade, Ray Ekpu, both former executive directors of Newswstch, Maureen Chigbo, publisher
Ejime in a handshake with Okeke
Ejime in a handshake with Okeke

 

Chigbo (middle) with ushers at the sixth anniversary lecture
Chigbo (middle) with ushers at the sixth anniversary lecture
L-R; Yakubu Mohammed, executive director, MayFive, Janet Mba-Afolabi, publisher, Schroll and Soji Akinrinade, executive director, MayFive
L-R; Yakubu Mohammed, executive director, MayFive, Janet Mba-Afolabi, publisher, Schroll and Soji Akinrinade, executive director, MayFive

 

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