Second Edition Of Biggest Market Expo In Ikorodu Sets To Hold November

Jare Babatunde Ikorodu Oga Market Expo , formerly known as Ikorodu-Oga Mini Trade fair, is set to hold in November , 2019. The Market Expo is an initiative of Ikorodu-Oga Development Association, in conjunction with Ultra Signatures Limited and it is the biggest market expo in Ikorodu Division. The second edition of the market expo is billed to hold during the 28th edition of the annual Ikorodu-Oga Day festival scheduled for next month. In a release signed by the Initiator/Director of the Expo, Ms Arinola Okeowo, it was stated that:…

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I Got Into Barbing To Be Different, Independent – Omolola, A Lady Barber

Kunle ADELABU Ms Olatunde Omolola , a native of Ogbomosho in Oyo State and a resident in Igbogbo, the headquarters of Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division, Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria, is one of the few ladies that dared to venture into Barbing , a male dominated profession. She did not only go into the profession to compete with men but also to make a mark. According to her, she ventured into barbing to be different from other ladies and productively engage herself whenever she’s on holiday from…

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Sanwo-Olu Launches N4 Billion LSETF-W Initiative

Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday launched ‘LSETF W-INITIATIVE’ to provide funding for women entrepreneurs in the State to achieve their growth objectives and create jobs for the youths. The LSETF W-INITIATIVE, is a special intervention fund contributed between the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund and Access bank Plc, to provide access to affordable finance for female-owned businesses in Lagos State. The scheme, which targets between 5,000 and 10,000 women, was launched by Governor Sanwo-Olu at LTV Blue Roof as part of activities marking his 100 days in…

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Lagos To Fund Tech-Driven Models For Urban Development – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday pledged his administration’s support and funding for entrepreneurs with new technologies that posses business models capable of assisting urban development in the State. Governor Sanwo-Olu also said the State will provide fluid financing to promote and encourage the upscale for digital economy. The Governor made this known in his goodwill message delivered at the opening of the PwC Experience Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos as he assured of his Government’s partnership with proactive organisations like PricewaterhouseCoopers. The Governor said, “We want to…

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100 Youths Attend Youth Entrepreneurship Summit In Ikorodu

Jare OLUKOTUN About 100 youths attended the 9th edition of the Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (YES), themed, “Thinking Your Way Through Successful Entrepreneurship Guidance”. The summit, which was held recently at the Funcity in Ikorodu, was organized by the Golden Integrated Empowerment Foundation. The 20 widows present at the event were also given packs containing beverages and food items to mark the 2019 International Women’s Day. There were also display of hand-made articles and products made by some young entrepreneurs trained by Golden Integrated Empowerment Foundation. Hon. Babajimi Benson, Member, House…

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Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa Facilitates Micro Enterprise Loan For Women In Ikorodu Division

Kunle ADELABU The empowerment initiative of the APC-led Federal Government has continued to spread as 100 women in Ikorodu division on Sunday, February 10, 2019, benefitted from the scheme courtesy of the Chairman, Diaspora Commission and former representative of Ikorodu Federal Constituency, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa.   The presentation ceremony of the loan, which was held at the Ikorodu Local Government Secretariat hall, was tagged, “Disbursement Of Micro Entreprise Enhancement Loan”, and was organized by the National Directorate of Employment (NDE).   “We have 100 women that are benefitting today among…

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Hon. Agunbiade’s N20Milion Free Interest Loan: 82 Beneficiaries Receive Training

Wale JAGUN -Disbursement made to 106 beneficiaries in the first batch last December Beneficiaries of the Hon. Sanai Agunbiade’s N20million Free Interest Loan in partnership with the Lagos State employment Trust Fund (LSETF) on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, were trained in the art of book keeping, customer relations and business management by the officials of the LSETF.   The training, which was held at the Elite Hall, off Lagos Road, Ikorodu, was the final step for the 82 beneficiaries in the Second Batch of the loan scheme facilitated by the…

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Ikorodu Chamber of Commerce To Invest In Ferry Business

Kunle ADELABU -Engages Commissioner for Waterfront and Infrastructural Development In its quest to harness the abundant natural resources and more importantly, maximize the lucrativeness of the untapped waterways between Ikorodu and the Island, the Ikorodu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), has concluded plans to invest in Ferry services.   This was the focus of the Engr. Hameed O. B. Lawal led Ikorodu Chamber of Commerce at its 12th Business Luncheon held at the Gbadamosi Conference Room, Ikorodu Town Hall, Ikorodu, on Friday, December 16, 2018.   The guest speaker…

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Ambode Presents Cheques To 2,000 Beneficiaries Of Employment Trust Fund

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday presented cheques to another batch of over 2,000 beneficiaries of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) loan programme, saying it was gratifying that the initiative was meeting the objectives of creating jobs and contributing to the growth of the economy. This is in addition to the over 10,000 beneficiaries who have received more than N7billion and have created over 25,000 new jobs in the last three years. Speaking at the presentation ceremony held at LTV Blue Roof, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Governor Ambode…

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