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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Ikorodu Has Received More LSETF Loan Than Other Parts of Lagos State –LSETF Executive Secretary

Kunle ADELABU The Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), Mr Akin Oyebode, has revealed that residents of Ikorodu have been given more loan than any other part of the state. He revealed this during the LSETF grassroots engagement programme held at the Ikorodu Local Government Secretariat on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, organised to intimate residents on the operations of the body so far. Oyebode revealed that small business owners across Ikorodu division have received N716million out of the N5.8billion that have so far been given to…

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Ayangbure, His Queen, ADP Guber Candidate Visit Ikorodu-Oga Trade Fair

Wale JAGUN & Yetunde Toyosi ANIPOLE (SIWES Student) The traditional ruler of Ikorodu Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabiru Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu and his queen among other eminent personalities on Tuesday visited the ongoing Ikorodu-Oga Mini-trade Fair The maiden edition of the fair which will run for a week was opened on Saturday, November 10 at the Ikorodu Town Hall, Olubi Street, Ikorodu The royal family and its entourage went round sections of the fair inspected numerous items on display Also visiting the venue are the Governorship candidate…

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Engr. H.O.B. Lawal Sworn-In As Ikorodu Chamber Of Commerce New President

Kunle ADELABU -Sets membership drive as administration’s cornerstone Engr. H. Adegboyega Babatunde Lawal, FNSE, FICE, FNICE and other newly elected executive members of the Ikorodu Chamber Of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) were, on Thursday, November 8, 2018,  officially sworn-in to lead the administration of the Chamber for the next two years.   The inauguration event took place at the Ikorodu Town Hall and was attended by the Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Mrs Olayinka Oladunjoye who was represented by Mr Lekan Ofunbowale. Also in attendance were captains…

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