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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Sanwo-Olu Launches N250million Seed Capital For Tech Start-Ups

Wale Jagun Young innovators in Lagos State now have the opportunity to push their entrepreneurial skills to the next level courtesy of the initiative of the governor of the State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who launched the Lagos State Science Research and Innovation Council (LASRIC) on Thursday, December 5, 2019. The government also set aside $687,000 (about N250 million) start-up funds for investment in research and development of tech-focused solutions across the six pillars of the administration’s development agenda. The newly inaugurated Council is to be chaired by the Vice Chancellor…

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20 Ikorodu Youths Trained On 3D Expository Technology

Jare Olukotun Twenty youths in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, have been trained in 3D Expository, 3D Expository Wall Murals and Ceiling Designs and Biodigester System Construction. The training, which was an initiative of the Ikorodu Division Youth Initiative Movement (IDYIM) in conjunction with the Arowolo One Youth One Skill (OYOS), was sponsored by the Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Agriculture, Ms Ruth Olusanya. The training was held at the Hon. Arowolo Constituency Office along Owode-Ibeshe road in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area of…

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Adeboruwa, Council Chairman Task Residents, Others On Community Development

Kunle Adelabu The Adeboruwa of Igbogbo Kingdom and the Secretary of the Ijebu Obas in Lagos State, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Barr.) Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali, Chairman of the Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Association (LCDA), Comrade Sesan Daini and President of the Igbogbo Development Association (IDEA), Chief (Dr) Omotunde Ogunlaja, have called on sons, daughters and residents of the community to use the annual Igbogbo Day celebration to bring about developments in the town. This appeal was contained in their respective speeches at the Grand Finale of the 2019 Igbogbo Day…

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Massive Construction In Ikorodu As Sanwo-Olu Flags Off Igbogbo, Ijede, Ishawo Roads’ Rehabilitation

Kunle Adelabu – Ikorodu is critical and important to our agenda towards delivering Greater Lagos, says Gov The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, flagged off massive rehabilitation and expansion of roads in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria in the presence of cheering residents. Sanwo-Olu, while flagging off the phase one of the rehabilitation of the Itamaga – Ijede road, which starts from Itamaga and terminates at Elepe town, said to the representative of Ikorodu Constituency II at the Lagos State House…

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Lagos Hosts Technology Conference To Integrate Innovation Into Growth Plan

In line with its transformational objectives, Lagos State Government is hosting a world-class conference in conjunction with Eko Innovation Center (EIC) to discuss integration of technology and innovation into the State’s growth plan. The conference, tagged Art of Technology (AOT), scheduled to hold on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th December respectively at the Oriental Hotels in Lagos, will converge over 2000 Tech giants, Policy makers, Government officials, Venture Capitalists, Product Designers, Cultural Architects, Software Engineers/Programmers, Creative Architects, Innovators and Tech enthusiasts to deliberate on the evolution of a smarter and…

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Jackson Ayika To Represent Ikorodu Division As IBILE Youth Ambassador

Jare Olukotun  Jackson Adewale Ayika has emerged as the IBILE Ambassador for Ikorodu Division for the 2018/19 session. He emerged through the recently concluded annual Youth Leadership Academy where representatives from the five (5) Divisions in Lagos State namely- Ikeja, Badagry, Ikorodu, Lagos and Epe (IBILE), were assessed by the officials of the Lagos State Government Ministry of Youths and Social Development. According to a release by Jackson, the first phase of the leadership programme was a 5-day training for over 100 youths at centres across the five (5) division…

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We’ll Use Technology To Fight Crime – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday restated his administration’s commitment to adopt technology to fight crimes in the State. The Governor revealed this at the 13th Annual Town Hall Meeting on security, which was organised by the Lagos State Security Trust Fund, themed: ‘Transformational Security’. The town hall event is organized as a feedback mechanism where residents and other stakeholders in the security framework converge to get a first-hand report on the state of security as well as a forum for fundraising towards improving the security situation in…

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Hon. Comfort Olafare Advocates For Women Capacity Building

Kunle Adelabu Hon. (Comrade) Comfort Oladunni Olafare, a student leader, community activist, gender advocate and an entrepreneur, has called for the change of narrative in the fight against gender inequality to enhance women capacity building. Comrade Comfort, the first and former female President, Igbogbo Students’ Union (ISU), made the call in a chat with THE IMPACT while representing Nigeria at the maiden edition of the Young African Leaders Summit held at the Accra International Conference, Accra, Ghana,  between 22 and 23 of November, 2019. The theme of the youth summit,…

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4 Die In Renewed Cultism Fight In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu -As cult members ignore Gov’s olive branch There are clear indications that cultists in Ikorodu Division, who have been engaging in gang war for over a decade, are not in any way ready to stop their dastardly war against one another as another gang battle left another five people dead on Monday, November 2, 2019. The cult unrest has been disrupting social and economic lives of Ikorodu for sometimes now and has been responsible for the untimely death of many residents. To these cultists, the recent olive branch…

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