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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Updated: Businessman, Lookman Onabanjo Kidnapped In Agbowa

Kunle Adelabu A businessman and socialite, Alhaji Lookman Onabanjo, has been kidnapped in Agbowa part of the Epe 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 Agbowa alongside his driver and one other person. Agbowa, 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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