Agric: Lagos Trains, Empowers 31, 781 Youths, Women In Two Years

Wale Jagun Lagos State Government says it has trained no fewer than 12,574 women and youths in fisheries, poultry, rice and horticulture in the last two years. Also, within the period, another 19, 207 residents were also empowered by the government in key agricultural value chains, such as fisheries, poultry, rice and horticulture in two years. Commissioner for Agriculture Ms. Abisola Olusanya, who released the figures at a press briefing commemorating the second year in office of the Sanwo-Olu administration, explained that the training was informed by the need to…

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LG Election: Igbogbo Residents Clamour For Councilor Olowu’s Return, Donate For His Re – Election

Kunle Adelabu It is indeed an uncommon show of love and acceptance for the representation of the Majority Leader of the Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) and the Councilor representing Ward C2 in the Council’s Legislative Arm, Hon. Wasiu Adedayo Olowu, as stakeholders in the community on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, started raising funds for his re – election bid. According to many residents in his ward, the Councilor, who is an orthopedic patient due to an accident he was involved in some years back, has been tremendous and…

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Ologijo, Other Chairmanship Aspirants In Ikorodu West LCDA Get APC Nomination Forms

Kunle Adelabu A leading aspirant for the Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area (LCDA) Chairmanship position on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC),  Prince Samuel Adegboyga Oyebola, popularly called ‘Ologijo’, has obtained his party nomination form. The financial expert and political scientist collected the form today at the APC State Secretariat, ACME, Ikeja, in accordance with the guidelines issued by the party for the Local Government election scheduled to hold on July 24. The grassroots politician confirmed the collection of the form to THE IMPACT during a phone…

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Ikorodu Chairmanship Aspirant, Olosugbo Gets APC Nomination Form

Kunle Adelabu One of the chairmanship aspirants for the Ikorodu Local government, on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) , Hon. Azeez Abiodun Jimoh Olosugbo, has moved a step closer to achieving his dream with the collection of his party’s nomination form. The aspirant, who submitted his letter of intention to the party last week and publicly declared his aspiration to his political family last weekend, today paid over N2million for the collection of the nomination form at the APC State Secretariat, ACME, Ikeja. The collection of the…

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Tortuga Frigate Sets To Present NECO Forms To Students

Jare Babatunde A humanitarian and developmental platform, Tortuga Frigate, has concluded plans to distribute 55 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) forms, being conducted by the National Examination Council (NECO), to brilliant and less privileged students who cannot afford it. The presentation of the forms to beneficiaries is scheduled to hold on Friday, May 7, 2021, at the Nigerian Union of Teachers Secretariat, (Teachers House), Methodist/Oga Primary Schools compound , Ikorodu. The Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Education, recently gave approval for the educational intervention by the group. Com.…

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Sanwo – Olu Initiates Project For Creativity, Talent Development

Our Editor Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has initiated an intervention project that will jump-start the transformation of the Entertainment and Tourism sector. The Governor, on Wednesday, inaugurated the Committee on Film Production Empowerment at the State House, Marina to fund youth creativity and entertainment activities in the State, following the disruption caused by the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) that impacted negatively on entertainment and tourism in the State. Richard Mofe-Damijo – a veteran filmmaker and Nollywood actor – is the chairman of the nine-member committee, comprising five industry…

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Igbogbo Beach Soccer Team Get Friendly Games For National League Engagements

Jare Babatunde The management of the Igbogbo Beach Soccer Club (IBSC) has lined – up friendly matches for  the team in preparation for the team’s second phase engagements in the National Beach Soccer League holding in Kebbi State later this month. IBSC will be joining other teams in Kebbi for 2 – day workshops on May 11, while the league matches commence on Thursday, May 13. According to the release by the team’s management on Tuesday (yesterday), IBSC is expected to engage in intra team matches at 4.00pm on Thursday,…

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Abiru Launches Bursary Scheme For Indigent Students In Lagos East

Wale Jagun The Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Distinguished Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, has launched a registration portal for bursary application for indigent students of the Lagos East District who are studying in Lagos State-owned tertiary institutions. While inaugurating the Tokunbo Abiru Bursary Advisory Board on Friday, 30th April, 2021 at his senatorial office in Ikorodu, Senator Abiru urged the board members who are mostly lecturers in state-owned tertiary institutions to give primacy to academic excellence amongst other criteria in the selection process of…

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Lagos Upgrading Medical infrastructures To Increase Residents’ Access To Quality Health Services

Wale Jagun Lagos State Government on Tuesday said that it has embarked on a total overhauling of infrastructure across all levels of its healthcare delivery system. Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi disclosed at the ongoing inter-ministerial press briefing organised to mark the second year anniversary of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in office, held at the Press Centre in Alausa, Ikeja. The Commissioner said the roadmap for the upgrade of infrastructure in the State-owned health facilities began last year, following the approval of the plan by the executive council. The Commissioner…

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Over 48, 000 Households Empower In Last Two Years – LASG

Our Editor The administration of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in the last two years, has empowered about 48,000 households from poverty through its social intervention programmes under which women got cash transfers and acquired skills. Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA) Mrs. Bolaji Dada, who announced the figure, said 1,050 rural women received intensive training in boosting outputs in agricultural production and giving the beneficiaries equal access to markets. She said the State Government, in the last two years, prioritised intervention programmes that support women in achieving gender equality,…

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