I Moved Into Accord Party To Test My Popularity, Win Ikorodu North LCDA Chairmanship Position – Hon. Adeosun

Kunle Adelabu The Chairmanship candidate of the Accord Party (AP) in Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Hon. Adeosun Quadri Iyanda, has said that the July 24 local government election will be about testing the popularity of the party’s candidates. He moved into AP after his former party, All Progressives Congress (APC) held a primary election which was marred by violence and other irregularities across the state. After the primary election, it was gathered that the leadership of APC resolved that incumbent council chairmen who are seeking for a…

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Bolowotan Gold Cup 13th Edition: One Champion To Emerge, 72 Matches To Be Played

Kunle Adelabu In every tournament, there will only be a winner but the process is always multifaceted, tasking and challenging and that’s exactly what the 13th edition of the Bolowotan Gold promises to showcase this year, as 32 teams set to begin hostilities for the ultimate prize. A total of 72 matches are expected to be played in the tournament which will kick-off on Sunday, June 13, 2021, while all the matches would be played at the Police Barracks Playing Ground, Igbogbo road, Ikorodu. Danny FC will host Otungbuwa FC…

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Fish Farmers Set To Grow Tilapia In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu -IKODASS, Farmers to partner on food security Members of the Ikorodu branch of the Lagos State Catfish & Allied Farmers Association of Nigeria (LASCAFAN) are set to farm Tilapia fish in commercial quantities in addition to their traditional cat fish rearing. This was one of the major focuses of the association at its meeting held at the Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area (LCDA) during the week. The association, which has as its primary aims farm improvement and profitability for its members, also had heads of governmental units…

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Photos: June 12: Roads Deserted, Shops Under Lock As Residents Stay Indoor In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu There was lull in commercial and social activities in Ikorodu today due to the planned June 12 protest which, as at the time of filing this report, has failed to hold in any part of the Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. Most major roads in Ikorodu were deserted while few vehicles were seen on the road as most shops were under lock and key. Markets too were shut as sellers and buyers stayed back in their respective houses, except at the Allison market where some market…

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Democracy Day 2021: Senator Abiru Gives Message Of Hope To Nigerians

Jare Babatunde The Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District, Sen. Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, has given Nigerians, especially people in his constituency, a message of hope, asking them to consolidate the gains of democracy. Abiru also charged citizenry to reflect on the journey into achieving the democracy that the country is enjoying today and see the need to celebrate those that paid the supreme price for the collective benefits, even though there are still challenges. In a statement signed by the Senator on Saturday (today), he said that the National…

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I Contested To Make Laws For Development Of Igbogbo, Impact On People But Party Is Supreme – Dauda, Former APC Councillorship Aspirant

Kunle Adelabu Former Councillorship Aspirant for Ward C1 (Abosan) in lgbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA), on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Oshinlaja Aina Dauda, has said that his intention, regarding his Councillorship aspiration, was to make laws and policies that would engender developments in his ward and council in general. The young aspirant, whose aspiration was made unrealistic due to his party’s decision to pick a consensus candidate for the ward and other areas, said that he has accepted the supremacy of the party and that…

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Sanwo-Olu Charges Security Agencies To Crush Criminals

Wale Jagun Lagos State Government has tightened the noose on criminal elements, as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu fortifies the armoury of the State Police Command with new hardware and gadgets. One hundred and fifty units of double cabin vehicles, 30 patrol saloon cars, four high-capacity troop carriers and two anti-riot water cannon vehicles are part of the crime-fighting equipment donated to the police, on Thursday, by the Lagos Government to strengthen security responses across the State. President Muhammadu Buhari personally took inventory and commissioned the security equipment before Governor Sanwo-Olu handed…

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Sanwo – Olu Commissions 6KM Itamaga – Ijede Road In Ikorodu, Kicks – Off Gberigbe, Ijede As Second Phase

Jare Olukotun Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, commissioned the first phase of the newly constructed Itamaga – Ijede Road in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. Residents defied the midday downpour to receive the Governor and his team for the formal commissioning of the 6.05 kilometre road which is expected to ease vehicular movement and lessen the pains of people living in the area.  The Governor also announced that construction work will start on the second phase of the project, measuring 5.9Km from Ewu Elepe to…

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32 Teams To Participate In 13th Edition Of Bolowotan Gold Cup

Kunle Adelabu -IDFA parleys team, managers, referees ahead of June 13 kick-off date All is set for the 13th edition of the longest football championship in Lagos State, Bolowotan Gold Cup, as the Ikorodu Divisional Football Association (IDFA) parleyed major stakeholders in preparation for this year’s tournament. According to the organizers, 32 teams will be participating in the tournament that will be played at the popular Police Barracks Playing Ground, Igbogbo road, Ikorodu. The Director – General of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Mr Toyin Gafaar Bolowotan, the initiator of…

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Sanwo – Olu Launches Five – Year Climate Action Plan For Lagos

Wale Jagun Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has unveiled a five-year Lagos State Climate Action Plan – a policy document that will make the State resilient under challenging climate conditions till 2025. The Second Five-Year Plan 2020-2025 is an updated action document succeeding the 2015 Climate Change Policy and Action Plan adopted by Lagos after the landmark Paris Climate Change Conference, which encapsulated the State’s vision for achieving a zero-carbon Lagos.  Sanwo-Olu launched the new action plan at the 8th Lagos State International Climate Change Summit organised by the Ministry of the…

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