Ohun Ikorodu Education Support Targets 5 University Graduates By 2024

Kunle Adelabu -Presents JAMB/UTME forms to beneficiaries, The initiator of ‘Ohun’ Ikorodu Education Support, a platform which distribute JAMB/UTME forms to indigent students in Ikorodu, Mr Hamza Jimoh, Bsc, Acipmn, LLB, has stated that the target of the project is to produce five University scholars in Ikorodu by 2024 through the gesture. He made this revelation on Monday, January 27,2020, after presenting free JAMB/UTME forms to the first set of the beneficiaries who were screened by a committee. Six beneficiaries, who are indigent students, were presented with the forms at…

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Ikorodu Nominates Five For Education Secretary Position As Ayangbure Assures of Harmonisation

Kunle Adelabu Like the usual intense politicking and conflicting of interests that anything involving political decisions usually generates in Ikorodu, the selection process for the Education Secretary of the Ikorodu Local Government has been a political battle among various power blocs, royalty and other competing interests. As at today, about five names have been sent by various power blocs to Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) which is now facing difficulty on how to handle the situation since Ikorodu is expected to submit one name which it will ratify…

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New Primary School Takes Off In Ikorodu On Monday

Wale Jagun A new primary school, Idera Nursery and Primary School, situated beween Odogunyan and Agbede communities in Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area (LCDA), will kick-off operation on Monday, January 27, 2020. The revelation was made by Hon. (Lion) Austen Taiwo Oduloye, the immediate past Education Secretary, Ikorodu Local Government Education Authority (LGEA) , during an interview with THE IMPACT. The new primary school will take the total number of public primary schools in Ikorodu Division to 64. “The LGEA has 63 primary schools and last week, we had…

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Teachers In Ikorodu Eagerly Await New Dawn As Lion Oduloye Completes Tenure

Kunle Adelabu & Wale Jagun On Friday, January 24, Lion Austen Taiwo Odulye completed his two-term ten-year tenure of five years each, as the Education Secretary of Local Government Education Authority (LGEA), Ikorodu, and many teachers in Ikorodu Division, especially those in the primary school sub-sector, are eagerly awaiting his successor. Oduloye, who was appointed into the position in 2010, succeeded late Alhaji Salau Ayo Oredein. Other former Executive Secretary of the Ikorodu LGEA are Prince Adegbola Amusa and Mr Ogunbegun. Many of the teachers that spoke in confidence with…

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Ohun Ikorodu Education Support Announces Free JAMB/UTME Forms For Indigent Students

Jare Olukotun An Ikorodu-based empowerment and development platform, ‘Ohun’ Ikorodu Education Support, which is an idea of a young entrepreneur, Mr Hamzat Jimoh, has announced its plans for 2020 which include giving out JAMB/UTME forms to brilliant indigent students in Ikorodu. Announcing this year’s edition of the annual education support initiative, organisers stated that the idea is designed to ensure that brilliant young people are not incapacitated by any challenge in their pursuit of academic excellence. “As it is the yearly practice, Mr Jimoh Hamzat (Ohun Ikorodu) will be given…

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LASUBEB Chairman Assures Lagosians Of New Dawn In Primary Education System

Our Reporter The Chairman of the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, Hon. Wahab Alawiye-King has assured Lagosians of a new dawn in the State Primary Education system. He stated that teachers across state government-owned schools are now better informed and prepared for the demands and expectations of the 21st primary education system. Alawiye-King gave this assurance on Monday when he visited some schools around Maryland for the inspection of the level of compliance to the resumption date by teachers and pupils of primary schools across the State. He commended…

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MegaExpresion Publisher Distributes Educational Materials To Pupils To Mark 46th Birthday

Kunle Adelabu In his quest to give back to his community, especially in the area of helping young ones have a great future, the Publisher of Megaxpression, an Igbogbo based community news and the Special Adviser to the Chairman of Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area on Media & Strategy, Mr Shakiru Seidu, has distribute educational materials to the pupils in his former primary school, Ansar- Ul – Deen (A.U.D) Primary School, Igbogbo, in Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA of Ikorodu Division, Southwest, Nigeria. He visited the school on Monday, January 20,2020, to motivate…

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Lagos Has Achieved 83% Literacy Level But Still Need To Do More – P.S Education

Kunle Adelabu Dr Shamsideen Olalekan Allison, Permanent Secretary, Office of the Special Adviser on Education, has revealed that Lagos State has achieved 83% literacy level but much still need to be done to achieve the 97% target. He made the revelation while speaking with THE IMPACT at a One-day stakeholders meeting on acceleration of second chance education for women and girls in the state held at the Adeboruwa palace in Igbogbo, Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Ikorodu Division, Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria, on Thursday, January 16, 2020. The programme, tagged…

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LGEA Education Secretary: Intrigues As Anibaba, Oduguwa, Afolabi, Others Jostle To Succeed Oduloye

Kunle Adelabu & Jare Olukotun As the ten-year tenure of Lion Taiwo Oduloye as the Education Secretary (ES) of the Local Government Education Authority (LGEA) comes to an end in few days, the jostle to succeed him has begun in earnest. Oduloye, who completes his two-term of five years each, which started in 2010, this January is expected to vacate the position for a new Executive Secretary. Since the beginning of the LGEA, there had been four Educatioon Secretaries with Prince Adegbola Amusa as the pioneer Education Secretary and he…

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Sogunro Remains LASPOTECH Rector – Management

Wale Jagun The management of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), has refuted the claim going on the social media that the Lagos State Government has directed the Rector of the institution, Mr Samuel Sogunro, to vacate office. In a release issued by the Director, Information and Public Relations of the Institution, he described the information as baseless and mischievous, adding that Mr Sogunro remains the Rector and still functions in that capacity. The release read thus: “Management has observed with dismay the information going viral on social media that the…

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