We Need To Make Lagos East ‘Goose That Lays The Golden Eggs’ For State, Nigeria – Prince Rotimi Ogunleye

Kunle Adelabu A former Commissioner in the State and Lagos East Senatorial aspirant, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, has revealed that his major focus as a Senator would be to bring attention to the economic potentials in the state and develop it. Prince Ogunleye, a lawyer who for many years was the Business Editor of the Daily Times Nigeria and Editor of the Business Times, is vying for the vacant seat of Lagos East at the National Assembly in the yet to be announced bye – election on the platform of the…

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Lagos Head of Service Lauds Officer For Outstanding Performance

Our Reporter The Lagos State Head of Service (HOS), Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola has commended Mr. Debo Adeniji, a Public Affairs Officer at the Office of the Head of Service, for making the office proud Muri-Okunola stated this when Adeniji presented him the prize he won as the 1st Runner-up, in the Senior Category, for the Public Affairs Officer of the Year 2019, which was earlier presented to him by the Honourable Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso. While commending Adeniji, the HOS said, “the reward for hard work…

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Keke Senior Grammar School Wins 2020 Governor’s Quiz Competition

Wale Jagun Keke Senior Grammar School, Agege, Lagos, has emerged the winner of the Y2020 Lagos State Schools Governor’s Quiz competition with 14 points. Oriwu Senior Model College, Ikorodu with 12 points and Lagos State Senior Model College, Kankon, with 10 points for the second and third positions respectively at the competition held on Friday.. Speaking at the grand finale of the competition for Primary, Junior and Senior Secondary Schools in the State, the Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo revealed that this year’s competition held virtually is in…

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The Stage Competition: Ewulogbo , ‘Dphee Tha Dragon’, Solicits For Votes Into Fame Camp

Wale Jagun A young rap act and an undergraduate student of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, Ewulogbo Dolapo, popularly known as ‘ Dphee Tha Dragon’, has appealed to friends and fans to support him in the ‘The Stage’ competition by voting for him. The Igbogbo born music act is currently among the last 253 contestants in the competition. The competition is currently at the Fans Stage and he is now vying to be picked for Fame camp of the competition powered by Konnectore. The competition started in 2018 and this…

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I Bought My First Volkswagen With Bursary Money – Senatorial Aspirant

Kunle Adelabu Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, a former Lagos State Commissioner who is aspiring to replace late Senator Sikiru Osinowo at the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, has revealed that his first Volkswagen car was bought with bursary money. He revealed this to reporters at his house during a media parley on his Senatorial aspiration during the week. Barr. Ogunleye, who studied English Language at the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) was admitted into the foremost citadel of learning in September 1979. “For us as undergraduates then, our…

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Ikorodu Residents React As Govt Reopens Worship Places, Schools

Kunle Adelabu Residents of Ikorodu have been reacting to the directive of the Lagos State Government concerning reopening of worship places and partial reopening of schools across the state. Both the schools and religious centres have been shutdown since March due to the ravaging COVID  – 19 pandemic. The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, had on Saturday, August 1, 2020, directed worship centres to reopen with 50 per cent of there maximum capacity effective from August 7, 2020. Students in transitional classes in both public and private schools…

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Muslim Observe Jumat Prayers Across Ikorodu Months After COVID – 19 Restriction

Kunle Adelabu & Ashimi Tawakalitu Anuoluwa Muslim faithful on Friday, August 7, 2020, reopened Mosques across Ikorodu Division for Jumat prayers in line with the directive of the Lagos State Government after about 5 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor, had on Saturday, August 1, 2020, directed that worship centres should be reopened across the state, months after there closure due to the ravaging virus. Our reporters observed Jumat prayers in about seven Mosques across Ikorodu Local Government and Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area, where a large number…

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State NYCN Chairman Gives One Month Stewardship Account

Jare Babatunde -Pledges never to forsake Lagos youths  The Chairman of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Lagos State Chapter, Comrade Olalekan Biliaminu Sulaimon-Oba has given his account of activities and achievements in the last one month.  Oba-led State NYCN Executive Council was elected and constituted last month at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere.  In a release signed by the State NYCN Chairman  during the week, he further pledged his commitment and dedication to the advancement of youths in the state.  The release, titled, ‘Our 30 Days’, read thus:…

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Greatness Is Manifesting In Oba Shotobi’s Life, Reign – Sheikh Oshaola

Kunle Adelabu Eminent individuals and residents of Ikorodu have continued to assess the five years reign of His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu and first Permanent Vice Chairman, Lagos State Council of Obas and Chiefs. The royal father marked his five years anniversary on the throne of his ancestors a few days ago with the instituition of an interest free loan scheme with 140 traders benefiting in the first phase. The Chief Imam of Oriwu Central Mosque, Ikorodu Division, His Eminence, Sheikh Yahya Olorunosebi Oshoala…

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Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, A Journalist, Lawyer, Politician Who Wants To Be A Senator

Kunle Adelabu If Senatorial contest is by rich resume and academic qualifications, then the Ikorodu – born Prince, journalist, editor, legal practitioner and former Commissioner, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, should simply be the best choice of his party and electorates but political contest in Nigeria is much more than that. He declared his Senatorial aspiration about two weeks ago submitted his  letter of expression to the party in Ikorodu. It has since been making consultations with stakeholders and on that premises, made his aspiration public recently on THE IMPACT WhatsApp platform…

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