LASG To Close Mile 2 – Tin Can Island for 72 Hours

Lagos State Government has announced plans to close Mile 2 – Tincan Island to traffic for 72 hours effective from Monday, December 9, 2019. According to a statement issued by the State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Fredric Oladeinde, the planned closure is to allow the State Government to carry out palliative works on the bad portion on the axis without any vehicular hindrance. According to the Commissioner “Effective from Midnight of Sunday, December 8, 2019, all vehicles and trucks carrying export products and empty containers for TinCan Port operations are…

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Lagos Governor, Sanwo-Olu Drops ‘Your Excellency’ Title

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has dropped the ‘Your Excellency title, saying only God is excellent. Mr Sanwo-Olu, in a statement Wednesday, titled, ‘Announcing my decision to drop the title, “Your Excellency”’, said that he arrived at the decision after reviewing some aspects of citizen-government relations which are not in tune with the democratic principles. He said he now wants to be addressed simply as Mr Governor, to constantly remind him that he had been chosen out of so many to discharge certain responsibilities The release stated thus: Announcing…

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Sanwo-Olu Mourns Death Of General Mobolaji Johnson

Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has expressed sadness over the death of the first Military Governor of the State, Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson (retd) on Wednesday at 83. Mobolaji Johnson died in Lagos after a brief illness. Sanwo-Olu, in a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, described the late Gen. Johnson as a complete gentleman and officer. A dedicated Lagosian. General Johnson contributed immensely to the development of Lagos state in particular and the nation in general. Governor Sanwo-Olu recalled General Johnson’s time as the…

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A RELEASE BY HON. SANAI AGUNBIADE, THE MAJORIY LEADER, LAGOS STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY AND REPRESENTATIVE OF IKORODU CONSTITUENCY I ON STATE OF ROADS IN IKORODU TITLED, “RE: CONDITION OF OUR ROADS”

RE: CONDITION OF OUR ROADS By Hon. Sanai Agunbiade Earlier, at different times, I issued two public statements in respect of the unpleasant conditions of some roads in Ikorodu division. I had thought I will need no more statement until the roads are fixed. Alas, some very few individuals and one or two groups, who must have read my statements on social media, for reasons best known to them, while still calling on me to intervene in spite of my explicit explanation of ongoing efforts, have also been painting a…

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Re: IMPACT Square Discourse

THE IMPACT Square Online ,which is a discourse on various issues affecting our society ,was introduced in July 2016. The initiative, since its introduction, has been setting the pace for others to follow and imitate. The initiative has also helped , in no small measure ,in bringing issues affecting the division to the front burner for discussions and in the process , proffering solutions to some of the issues. The beauty of this initiative is that it has raised the level of interactions between residents and the political, traditional, opinion…

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Starlight Magazines Postpone Amazons Recognition Awards, Lecture

Wale JAGUN -Event to hold alongside Starlight’s 15th anniversary in September 15 Starlight Magazines, organisers of the Ikorodu Amazons Awards, has announced the postponement of the recognition awards for women making positive impact in different spheres in the division to September 2019. The award and public lecture, themed “The Role Of Mothers In Combating Drug Abuse Amongst Youths”, earlier scheduled for Sunday, July 28, 2019, will now hold alongside the 15th anniversary of Starlight magazines at Ikorodu Town hall, on Sunday, September 12, 2019. Omoba Adedamola Aderibigbe, the Publisher of…

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Pa Ogunwomoju, Ikorodu’s Oldest Man Passes Away At 104

Kunle ADELABU Pa  Samuel Abiodun Ogunwomoju, Ikorodu’s oldest man, died on Sunday (yesterday) midnight at the age of 104. One of his one of his grandsons told THE IMPACT that the deceased died in the hospital. We gathered that he was home until 5pm on Sunday before he took ill and was taken to the hospital. Pa Ogunwomoju was born on June 21, 1915, at Shalakungba compound, Ijomu, Ikorodu, Lagos State, to the family of late Pa Ogunwomoju Oduajo and  late Madam Bamikale (Nee Alagbaji). Announcing his death on his…

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Lagos East Senatorial Candidate, Princess Oyefusi Plan Final Campaign For Ikorodu Friday

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Candidate for the sole Lagos East Senatorial District and daughter of former late Ayangbure of Ikorodu, Princess Abiodun Oyefusi campaign train will move into Ikorodu for the final phase of her campaign tagged ‘House-to-House’ on Friday, February 1, 2018 The campaign is scheduled to hold 11am at Ita-Elewa, Ikorodu She kicked off her campaign in Ikorodu last year when she visited the Aayngbure of Ikorodu, His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Shotobi last year with her party’s senatorial and divisional leaders to intimate the palace of…

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Hon Agunbiade, Lamina, Odofin, Abayomi-Bork, Other Assembly Candidates In Ikorodu To Engage In Real Initiative Legislative Debate

Wale JAGUN Seven candidates vying for the Lagos State House of Assembly seats in Ikorodu Constituencies I and II in  Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, will, by 12pm on Sunday, January 27, 2019, engaged in a political debate slated to hold at the Ikorodu Town Hall in Ikorodu.   The debate is being organized by The Real Initiative, a non-governmental organization, in collaboration with the Ikorodu Division Youth Movement with the support of the Ikorodu Division Resource Development Group (IDRDG).   The debate, which is tagged, ‘Ikorodu Division…

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