Igbogbo Students’ Union Organizes Seminar To Guide Youths On Alternative Career Choice

Kunle ADELABU Youths in Ikorodu division have been urged to embrace alternative career choices to make them economically empowered and impact on the national and global economies. This was the message of the leadership of Igbogbo Students’ Union (ISU) that organized a career seminar for the youths across the division on Saturday, June 29,2019, at the Olorunfunmi Basorun Hall, Oreyo Grammar School, Igbogbo. The theme of the seminar was “Alternative Career Choice 2019”. According to the organisers, the seminar was aimed at creating a population that believes in being their…

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Ikorodu Division Economic Forum To Serve As Think-Tank, Policy Advocacy Group

Kunle ADELABU The Ikorodu Division Economic Forum, a non-profit making and independent group that organized the first-ever Ikorodu Division Economic Summit in 2018, is set to serve as  the think-tank and policy advocacy group for the division in the 21st century.  This was part of its objectives as contained in a communiqué released on last week, a copy of which was sent to THE IMPACT. The group was officially inaugurated immediately after the first Ikorodu Economic Summit held in February 2018, while the body was officially registered with the Corporate…

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Lagos, IFC Sign MoU On Infrastructure, Revenue Generation

-Deal to focus on transport, power, education, environment, other key sectors The Lagos State Government and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have sealed a major partnership to enhance provision of infrastructure in key sectors and strengthen the State’s long-term financial sustainability through improved revenue generation strategies.   The State’s Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Akinyemi Ashade, in a statement on Wednesday, said a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the partnership dated January 7, 2019 had already been signed, and expressed optimism that the development would go a long way in helping…

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Agricultural Sector Is The Strength Of A Nation – Prof Matanmi

Kunle ADELABU The importance of agriculture to the development and nation-building has once again being brought to the fore by a foremost professor of agriculture in the Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Prof. Babajide C. Ayodeji Matanmi, Ph.D, FESN, FNIM.   The eloquent and brilliant professor was the guest speaker at the 18th edition of the an annual Memorial Lecture instituted in honour of the former Deputy Vice Chancellor of University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) and an illustrious son of Ikorodu, late Prof. A.A.…

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Only Leaders With Integrity Can Drive Nigeria’s Economic Growth – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday said if Nigeria must develop and have sizable improvement in the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), people of good conscience and high integrity must be at the drivers’ seat in all spheres of the economy. Speaking at Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja when he received national leadership of the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International (Nigeria) on a courtesy visit, Governor Ambode said the country stands to benefit a lot when good business practice is combined with excellent religious conscience, saying such…

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We Have Achieved Visible Results In Power, Works, Housing Sectors – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN, on Monday stated that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has delivered visible results and recorded great achievements in critical sectors   While briefing newsmen on his Third Year Progress Report, Fashola recalled his first briefing on December 8, 2015 titled “Setting the Agenda for Delivering Change” in which he stated what he inherited, what he planned to do, and what the citizenry should expect and submitted that the ministry is on its way to the top   Addressing…

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FG Should Put Ikorodu Port To Maximum Use – President, Ikorodu Chamber of Commerce

Kunle ADELABU The President of the Ikorodu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), Engr, H.O.B. Lawal, has called on the Federal Government to put the Nigerian Port Authority in Ipakodo, Ikorodu, to maximum use.   He made the call during the visit of the body to the palace of Oba Bashir Sotonwa, the Sekumade of Ipakodo, in Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.   Engr. Lawal also called for the rehabilitation of Ipakodo-Ogolonto road which was reconstructed by his company,…

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Kemi Adeosun: Driving Far-Reaching Reforms In Nigeria’s Fiscal Operations Management

With the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in May, 2015, and subsequent assumption of duties as the Honourable Minister of Finance in November, 2015, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun has focused her attention on the initiation, development and aggressive implementation of innovative fiscal operations management policies and initiatives aimed at redressing the economic fortunes of the country, as well as facilitating the realisation of the Administration’s cardinal principles of transparency and accountability. Armed with a robust experience in both the private and public sectors of the economy, Mrs. Adeosun set to…

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