Sanwo-Olu at 54: Celebrating A Man On Mission For A Greater Lagos

By Gboyega Akosile A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something special – Nelson Mandela. The above expression from one of the greatest ethical and political leaders of all-time aptly describes the man Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, the 15th Governor of Lagos State who is today celebrating his natal day. Truth be told, Governor Sanwo-Olu is an embodiment of a good head, a good heart and of course a literate tongue having been…

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Opinion: Congratulatory Message To Our Ikorodu Division Representatives And Lagos-East Senator

Senator Sikiru Adebayo Oshinowo Honourable Babajimi Adegoke Benson (MHR) Honourable Sanai Oyeniran B. Agunbiade (ML, LSHA) Honourable Nurudeen Saka Sholaja (Member, LSHA) It is heartwarming to congratulate your personalities as you are being inaugurated into the 9th Assemblies across your respective Assemblies and Chamber. I congratulate and wish you the very best as you clinch various posts and possibly committees at your respective levels of representation. May almighty Allah ease your affairs and guide you all rightly. In my simple and unusual way of communicating to my representatives across Ikorodu…

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LASPOTECH NASU Chairman Endorses Reintroduction of Sanitation Exercise

 Wale JAGUN Comrade Semiu Akinlawon FASASI, the Chairman of the embattled Non Academic Staff Union (NASU), Lagos State Polytechnic Chapter, has thrown his weight behind the reintroduction of the monthly sanitation exercise in Lagos State by the administration of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu . He stated that the reintroduction of the exercise will rejuvenate the consciousness of Lagosians to a cleaner environment. He made this stance while contributing to a discourse on the proposed re-introduction of monthly sanitation exercise on THE IMPACT WhatsApp platform. The Unionist also condemned the immediate past…

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Nigeria Security System:A Pride or a Plague?

It is good knowing Nigeria has different security agencies. With plethora of security establishments founded and funded by our commonwealth from national to the grassroots level, it would have been safe to assume that ours should be a safe society with serious compliance with rule of law and below 60% crime rates. Sadly, the reverse seems to be the case. And that brings to question of how effective is security system? Putting into consideration the sensitivity of this subject in question, permit me not to lump up all the security…

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Suave Recordz Artiste, Bayzik Leaves Crowd In Bewilderment At Tinubu’s Birthday

So many questions are racing through my mind now as I write this. I was awestruck witnessing a jaw dropping performance from a young artiste called BAYZIK on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at the birthday celebration of  Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu,  the Jagaban of Borgu, Niger State. The crowd was in frenzy when he left the main bowl of the Campus Stadium, Lagos Island, after his performance as there was a resounding applause and chants from different sections of the stadium eulogizing this strangely novel artiste. I was held in…

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ITUNGODO – NOT AN OPPOSITION AREA IN IGBOGBO/BAIYEKU LOCAL COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT AREA

Itungodo, a prominent Area in Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA is adjudged as a political base of PDP in the political historiography of Igbogbo Kingdom. This Area has always being mis-judged as ‘opposition area’ in Igbogbo because it had always being a victory guaranteed for PDP but this wrong believe was re-constructed on Tuesday 19th February, 2019 when youth of this area voluntarily shade their tent with the Progressive Party (APC) in Igbogbo and Ikorodu Division at large. However, the last Presidential Election is a litmus test and confirmation that Itungodo is now…

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LASPOTECH: THE FACTS ABOUT CONTISS 15 MIGRATION.

The agitation for the implementation of Consolidated Tertiary Institution Salary Structure (CONTISS 15) migration by the three Staff Unions is an issue that has thrown the Polytechnic Community into unrest since 2016. The CONTISS 15 migration is the movement of staff from one salary grade level to the next level provided the staff meets the necessary conditions stipulated by the NBTE  as listed below: a. Such staff must have been employed before 1st August 2009 b. Such staff must possess the basic academic/professional or both qualifications applicable to his/her competence…

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2019 ELECTIONS: SUPPORTING THE BEST TO LEAD

Development is a dynamic process. A society evolve to a state of development by conscious efforts by every stakeholder to align their motives, thoughts and actions towards the common good of the society.  A society that desires development should support its best hands to lead.   I read a comment of a social media influencer and an old student of the oldest secondary school in Ikorodu on twitter, when he recently visited his alma mater for the first time after 39 years.  The visitor was unimpressive at the state of…

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2019 Elections: Ikorodu Oga Should Allow ‘Opomulero’ To Still Hold The Ace

Ikorodu Oga… Eje ki Opo mu Ile ro Don’t just follow them say,  you say,  I say.. Evaluate all campaigns and Vote wisely…. Put the general ahead of your personal gain….Yes, I am an APC member..but this applies to All….Be Sure.. What do we want? We want the best for Ikorodu among the options available…. Someone who will be effective and be good for the general. It won’t be too good to expect a legislator to do the job of the executive…Same way you shouldn’t expect the executive to do…

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Hon. Babajimi Benson: Promise Surpassed

Tonight isn’t to ponder but a moment to reflect on Hon. Babajimi Benson’s Campaign promises and delivery in the last 4 years as the representative of Ikorodu Federal Constituency. No doubt Ikorodu is one if not the largest constituency in the country with over 3 million Population.   I carefully understudy him and I can conveniently link his Leadership trait to a Progressive Afenifere whose strides is people-oriented. He is passionate about his constituents hence the reason why his score cards is tipped as topnotch.   I remember it was…

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