Coalition Against COVID-19 Feeds Vulnerable People In Ikorodu

Jare Olukotun Coalition Against COVID – 19 (CACOVID-19), on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, distributed cooked food to vulnerable people in Ikorodu Local Government and Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA). About 2,000 residents were given cooked jollof rice, while about 500 facemasks were also distributed as part of the Coalition’s efforts in supporting the government to curtail the spread of the novel Coronavirus. Alhaji Lateef Akinbode, an activist and the Coordinator of CACOVID – 19, Ikorodu Division, speaking with THE IMPACT at the Ikorodu Local Government Secretariat, stated that the…

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Photos: LASPOTECH Supports Fight Against COVID – 19 With Innovations

Kunle Adelabu The Lagos State Polytechnic, one of the foremost institution of technology in Nigeria, has developed four important equipment to help fight against the ravaging novel Coronavirus pandemic. The machines were presented to selected pressmen at the Ikorodu main campus of  the institution on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Rector of the institution, Mr Samuel Olayinka Sogunro, conducted the pressmen round the four machines. The machines are Sensor Control Hand Washing Machine, Mechanical Ventilator, Foot Pedal Hand Washing Machine and Human Disinfection/Sanitizing Booth.…

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Disbelief As Cultists Shot Dead Rival Gang Member In A Viral video

Kunle Adelabu The deadly engagements among rivalry cult groups may have taken a more extreme and fearsome dimension as a video showing cultists killing an opponent has gone viral on various social media platforms. In the shocking video, about four suspected Eiye cult group, whose faces are not shown in the video, shot an alleged Axe cult group member with locally made pistols one after the other. The victim, who was wearing black t-shirt and sitting on the floor helplessly during his interrogation by his assailants and spoke mostly in…

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Hon. Abike Donates PPEs, Face Shields To General Hospital In Ikorodu

Knunle Adelabu The General Hospital, Ikorodu, on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, took delivery of important medical items that would help in protecting medical and health officers of the hospital who has been in the frontline of the fight against COVID – 19 which has been ravaging the global village. The items were donated by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM)and a former three –term lawmaker representing the Ikorodu Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Abike Dabiri – Erewa. The items were 20 Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and 30…

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COVID – 19: Total Infections In Nigeria Now 8,344

Jare Olukotun Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 276 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the new tally of confirmed cases in the country to 8, 344. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 2385 patents have so far recovered and discharged, 249 deaths recorded. NCDC in its breakdown, stated that there are 276 new patients in Las, while Rivers trail with 36 cases and Edo 27 new infections. Others are: Kaduna-19, Nasarawa-10, Oyo-6, Kano-4, Delta-3, Ebonyi-3, Gombe-2, Ogun-1, Ondo-1, Borno-1, Abia-1 and Bauchi-1 In its statement, NCDC states:…

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Fakolade Led Ikorodu NUT Marks 3 Year Anniversary, Rolls Out achievements

Kunle Adelabu Safe for the government directive preventing social gathering, the executive council of the Nigeria union of Teachers NUT), Ikorodu chapter, led by Comrade Oluwafemi Fakolade, JP, would have rolled out the drums to celebrate its 3rd year anniversary which has been nothing but remarkable in terms of performances. However, as a way of marking the auspicious occasion with modesty, Comrade Fakolade has unveiled the achievements of the administration which has been impacting positively on the union, teachers and Ikorodu community in general. On Monday, May 25, 2020, the…

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Primero Plans Establishing Assembly Plants, Producing Bus Parts Locally – Tinubu

Kunle Adelabu The Managing Director of Primero Transport Service Limited, Mr Fola Tinubu has revealed that the company is doing everything to scale down its spending on procuring spare parts for its buses abroad by establishing an Assembly Plant in the country. The transportation company is also planning to look inwardly by manufacturing some of its bus parts locally. Tinubu made this revelation while speaking during a session on the Ikorodu Division Youth Initiative Movement’s (IDYIM) online platform on Saturday, May 23, 2020, where he responded to various questions posed…

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One Year In Office: Sanwo-Olu To Give Account of Stewardship, Commission Projects

Jare Olukotun The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu is planning to give residents of the state his account of stewardship in the last one year in office when his administration clocks a year come May 29. Several projects have also been lined up for commissioning in commemoration of the anniversary. According to the release by the Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotosho, the anniversary commemorative events will be low-key to reflect the realities and challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is not a…

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Suspected Notorious Cultist, Killer, ‘Dada Kettle’ Nabbed As Resurgent Gang War Claims 8 Lives

Kunle Adelabu The resurgence of killings among rival cult gangs in Igbogbo area of Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area, Ikorodu Division, Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria, has claimed about ten lives in about eight days. A suspected notorious killer and member of the Axe cult group, Anuoluwapo Mogaji, a 27 year-old indigene of Ikorodu popularly called ‘Dada Kettle’, and who has been on the wanted list of the Police Command in Ikorodu and the local vigilance team, Onyabo and other community policing outfits, was apprehended on Thursday, May 21,2020. He was arrested…

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Race For LASPOTECH Rectorship Position: Uncertainties As Sogunro’s Tenure Ends In Few Days

Kunle Adelabu & Wale Jagun Despite that it is less than a week to the end of the 5-year tenure of the current Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Mr Samuel Olayinka Sogunro, there are still much uncertainties regarding who takes over from him and what the state government intends to do when his term ends. For several months, there have been so much politicking, petition writing and maneuvering as many interests within and outside the institution are doing everything to ensure that their own candidate takes over the…

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