Car Free Day: LASG Announces Plans To Boost Non – Motorised Transport Infrastructure

Wale Jagun The Lagos State Government has announced the construction of certain infrastructure to ensure the seamless implementation of the Non-Motorised Transport Plan (NMT). Speaking at the State maiden edition of “Car Free Day”, the Governor of Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, revealed that in the construction of some of the terminals, bicycle parking has been included to encourage the citizenry to embrace NMT, adding that his administration is making tremendous efforts to make transportation in the State more effective, efficient and sustainable through its several infrastructural,  policy, and institutional…

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Sanwo – Olu Reiterates Commitment To Religious Tolerance, Harmony In Lagos

Wale Jagun Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has assured that his administration will continue to provide and sustain a conducive environment for religious tolerance and harmony which Lagos is well known for. The Governor disclosed this at the Oriental Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos, venue of the Launch of a N10 Billion Endowment Fund by the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN), noting that meaningful development can only take place in a peaceful environment. Sanwo-Olu, who was represented at the event by the Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi…

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FIFA Rated Referee, Jelili Ogunmuyiwa Laments Lack Of Stadium In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu A FIFA badged beach soccer referee, Mr Jilili Ogumuyiwa, has pointed at the lack of a stadium and inadequate sporting facilities as major factors militating against the performances of football teams from Ikorodu in the national league. Ogunmuyiwa, who recently officiated in the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, lamented the narrow escape by the only team representing Ikorodu Division in the national league, Ikorodu City FC, from being relegated in the recently concluded Nigeria Professional Football League. The top rated referee, writing on his Facebook page…

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31st Ikorodu – Oga Carnival Kicks Off With Logo, Ankara, Programmes Unveiling

Kunle Adelabu The 31st edition of the annual Ikorodu – Oga Development Association (IKODASS) has commenced with the unveiling of logo, official Ankara fabric and programme of activities for the celebrations. The General Council of the Ikorodu – Oga Development Association (IKODASS) comprising of the entire clubs, associations and societies in Ikorodu gave the approval for the commencement of this year’s edition of the annual celebration at a meeting held at the Oteju Hall, Ikorodu Ultra – Modern Town Hall, Ikorodu on Sunday, September 25, 2022. This year’s Ikorodu –…

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African Church Celebrates Harvest Of Great Benefits

Kunle Adelabu The African Church Bethel Cathedral, Ikorodu, the seat of the Bishop of the Lagos West Missionary Diocese, on Sunday, September 25, 2022. This year’s edition, which was themed, ‘Harvest of Great Benefts’, witnessed a sermon delivered by Rt. Rev. Hezekiah Adeleke Adetoro, Bishop, Lagos West Missionary Diocese, and was equally well attended. Also, Chieftains and members of the Anibaba Family of Ikorodu, led by the former Commissioner in Lagos State, Arch. Kayode Anibaba, opened this year’s harvest with handsome donation as Family Harvesters of the year. The Deputy…

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Senator Abiru Innovation Lab (SAIL): A COMMENDABLE EFFORT

By OlaOluwa Godwin Oke Innovation is a catalyst for societal advancement, and it emanates from creating an environment where creative ideas can connect and evolve as a solution to socio-economic issues. Therefore, any government, company or individual attempt to create a platform that serves as a springboard for new ideas, helps innovators pursue creative solutions and build a productive network that can improve the economic prosperity of society should be a welcome idea. Silicon Valley, a region in northern California, has the highest concentration of high-tech multinational corporations located in…

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Lagos Emerges Overall Best State In Digital Infrastructure For Development

Wale Jagun Lagos State Government outshined other States of the Federation to emerge as the best overall State in Digital Infrastructure for Development in Nigeria, winning seven awards at the 6th edition of the annual Tech Innovation Awards formerly called Nigeria Tech Innovation and Telecom Awards (NTITA). The Commissioner for Science and Technology, Mr. Hakeem Fahm, who received the award on behalf of the State Government, said the conferment of the awards on Lagos is a reflection of its buoyant tech ecosystem and the push to provide a world-class environment…

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Ikorodu West Supervisor For WAPA Mobilises Women For 2023 Elections

-Gets APC Senatorial, LGA women leaders’ commendations In preparations for the commencement of the campaign for the 2023 General elections, All Progressives Congress (APC) women in Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Ikorodu Division of Lagos State has commenced mobilization in earnest. The initiative, which is at the instance of the Supervisory Councilor, Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), Comrade Salau Rukaya Ibikunkun Ajibike, was also used to further reconciled aggrieved party members and ensure that there is unity within the party. About 400 women attended the parley tagged,…

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Lagos Police Intercept Cache Of Cartridges, Arrest 3 Suspects

Wale Jagun The Lagos State Police Command on Saturday said its operatives arrested three suspects at Poromope Estate, along the Ijede road in the Ikorodu Local Government Area of Ikorodu Division of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Lagos State Police Command, SP. Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the interception. Hundeyin stated that police operatives from Ikorodu Division who intercepted the ammunition also discovered three dismantled motorcycles and some personal effects in the two buses. “Preliminary investigations indicate that the suspects, Tukur Abdullah, aged 35, Muazu Telim, aged 50 and…

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Residents, Motorists Query Govt Removal Of Concrete Barriers Along TOS Benson Avenue

Kunle Adelabu Residents and motorists alike have queried the rationale behind the removal of the concrete barriers placed in the middle of the Port Authority/TOS Benson Avenue, which were believed were placed there to prevent traffic. The placement of the concrete pavement which started some weeks ago from the Ikorodu Ferry Terminal in lpakodo, has extended to the General Hospital, Ikorodu. THE IMPACT gathered that the Lagos State Government,is embarking on the project started removing the concrete stones from the Ferry Terminal to the Police Post Roundabout in Ipakodo, a…

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