Odogunyan Grammar School Loses Principal, Ogunshola

Kunle Adelabu Staff and students of Odogunyan Junior Grammar School, Odogunyan, lkorodu, were on Monday (yesterday) thrown into mourning following the sudden death of their Principal, Mr Ogunshola Tolulope O. Ogunsola, who until his death was a Director in the Ministry of Education, Lagos State, hailed from Lagelu in Ibadan, Oyo State. He was an excellent Biology teacher before his administrative duty as a Principal. THE IMPACT gathered that news of his death was broken from Ibadan to senior staff of the school late Sunday, March 7, 2021. THE IMPACT…

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LASPOTECH Plants 2,000 Coconut Trees

Jare Babatunde The Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Dr Oluremi Nurudeen Olaleye, has stated that coconut trees are the best plants that naturally remove excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere (Carbon sequestration) to mitigate global warming. He stated this during the flag-off of 2,000 coconut trees planting exercise at the Ikorodu campus of the Polytechnic on Monday, 8th March, 2021. In a statement by Olanrewaju Kuye, Director, Information and Public Relations, LASPOTECH, Dr Olaleye also revealed that Agriculture has been given a special place in his Nine Point…

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Businessman, Lookman Onabanjo Kidnapped In Imota

Kunle Adelabu A businessman and socialite, Alhaji Lookman Onabanjo, has been kidnapped in Imota part of the Ikorodu Division, Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria, by suspected kidnappers on Monday (today). A family member of the victim confirmed the development to THE IMPACT. THE IMPACT gathered that the businessman, who is also into agric business, was kidnapped in his car at the gate of his farm in Imota alongside his driver and one other person. Imota, where the unfortunate incident occurred, shares border with Ogun State, a situation which, according to report, has…

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Int’l Women’s Day: Lagos First Lady Calls For Gender Equality, Fight Violence Against Women

Wale Jagun Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, in commemoration of the 2021 International Women’s  Day on Monday (today), called for a world where genders are equal and concerted fight against any form of violence against women. Dr Sanwo – Olu, in a message on her social media platforms, also congratulated women on their achievements and for the advancement of girls – child in the state and global village. “On this auspicious occasion of the International Women’s Day, I celebrate the achievements, resilience, commitment, passion and dedication of women…

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Lagos Police Storm Ikorodu Towns, Arrest 50 Cult Leaders, Wives, Others

Kunle Adelabu A sting operation by the Strike Force put in place by the Lagos Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has succeeded in arresting 50 cult leaders, their wives and other cult members across Ikorodu division while arms and ammunition were also recovered from them. The suspected armed robbers and cultists were apprehended in Imota, Igbokuta, Adamo and Emuren in Ikorodu area of the state between Friday 5th and Sunday 7th March, 2021. The thirty – eight (38) male and twelve (12) female suspects included Oladunni Abiodun, m, 20,…

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Lagos Begins Capacity Building For Fishermen

The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, has announced the commencement of an empowerment and capacity building programme for artisanal fisheries within local communities in the State. Making the disclosure, Olusanya explained that the intervention arose from the concern that fish landings by these fishermen have not been maximised, especially due to the high cost of fishing inputs and undesirable fishing practices. She noted that low catches have reduced the income of practitioners in the sector and resulted in rural- urban drift by younger fishermen seeking greener pastures.…

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Children, Family, Friends Celebrate Elder (Mrs) Maria Faniyi At 70

Kunle Adelabu It was a day of honour for Mrs Maria Ashabi Faniyi, popularly called , ‘Iya Elepo’, a senior member of the the United African Methodist Church (UAMC), Eleja, Igbogbo, on Saturday, March 6, 2021, as children, family members and friends gathered to celebrate her 70th birthday anniversary. The celebrant is a devoted Christian, lovable mother and popular community woman. The party held at her home at Ayegbami in Igbogbo was attended by the chieftains of the Olu – Odo family, Providence Society, Ladies Christian Guild, Yewa Sisters Club,…

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Ikeja Electric Power Supply Has Moved From Bad To Worse – Barr Omolaja

Kunle Adelabu A fiery lawyer, community developer and social crusader, Barr. Shakiru Omolaja, has lamented that the state of the electricity supply in his Agbele area of Ikorodu has moved from bad to worse. Omolaja, who is a legal practitioner, and the Community Development Associations (CDAs) in Agbele axis have over time engaged the Ikeja Electric PLC on its erratic power supply without any improvement. Lamenting on the present situation of power supply in his area on his Facebook platform, Barr. Omolaja said that his area, which is on a…

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Oba Balogun Installs Araba Of Isiwu, Chief Ifagbemi Buraimoh

Wale Jagun Chief Ifagbemi Ifamayowa Buraimoh of the Solaja Descendant Family in Isiwu town in Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division of Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria, has been installed as the Araba of Isiwu. He was installed at the Eweye palace in lsiwu by Oba Olukayode David Raji Balogun, Olugbade II, on Saturday, February 20,2021. He was presented for the traditional position by Ajo Babalawo and Sholaja Family. His emergence as a young Araba, will no doubt, fulfills his father’s dream who was picked for the same…

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Council Chairmen Building Monumental Secretariats Across Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu If there is any visible achievement made by some of the council chairmen in Ikorodu Division, the new secretariat buildings that they are embarking upon or have completed stand out and will no doubt etch their names in history as part of what their administration bequeath to their respective councils. Many of the current council administrators have been generally accused of non – performance due to little or no achievement recorded considering the millions of naira that they receive from the federation account and their Internally Generated Revenue…

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