Lagos East Bye – Election: Youth Council Pledges Support For APC Candidate

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Lagos East, has pledged to support the senatorial aspiration of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the December 5 bye-election in the senatorial district, Mr. Tokunbo Mikhail Abiru. The Chairman of the NYCN, Lagos chapter, Comrade Olalekan Biliamin Sulaimon-Oba, disclosed this at a session with Abiru in Ikorodu on Thursday, November 26, 2020, promising to mobilise youths across the senatorial district in his support. The session was attended by 16 coordinators of the youth council from the five Local Government…

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Gbadamosi Did Not Forge His WASC Certificate, PDP Responds

Wale Jagun The People s Democratic Party (PDP) has responded to the call on the Inspector – General of Police (IGP) to prosecute its Senatorial candidate in the forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election, Mr Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi, for alleged forgery and perjury. They party stated that its candidate did not forge his West African Examination Council Certificate, adding that, “The APC has only concocted these wicked lies as a means of tarnishing the good image of Mr. Gbadamosi”. The All Progressives Congress (APC) had on Tuesday, November 24, 2020,…

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How Hon. Agunbiade Supported Me, Other Widows – Widows Coordinator

Kunle Adelabu Mrs Bridget Uleghe, Coordinator, Association of Widows in Ikorodu, has narrated how the ranking lawmaker representing the Ikorodu Constituency I, and  the Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Sanai Agunibade, helped her start a business after the death of her husband and two kids. She stated that she met the lawmaker when she came to lkorodu and had to start a firewood business with the support given to her and other widows by the lawmaker. The widows Coordinator stated this while making a remark…

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Ijede Chairman Denies Sponsoring Attack On Ikorodu LG SLG, Other Officials

Wale Jagun The Chairman of the Ijede Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Hon. Fathiu Salisu, has denied sponsoring any attack on the Secretary to the Ikorodu Local Government, Alhaji Lateef Afinni, and other officials of the council at Igbodu on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Afinni and other officials of the Ikorodu LG, who had gone to erect signposts for the rehabilitation of Agura -Gberigbe road were allegedly attacked by hoodlums and the SLG were later admitted  in the hospital due to the injuries inflicted on him by the assailants. Speaking…

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Compel IG To Prosecute Gbadamosi For Forgery, APC Tells Court

 -Abiru seeks N1bn damages against media director The All Progressives Congress (APC), Lagos State, has asked a Federal High Court, Ikoyi to order the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu to prosecute the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for December 5 bye-election in Lagos East, Mr. Babatunde Gbadamosi for alleged forgery and perjury. In another development, the APC candidate for the December 5 bye-election, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru has dragged the Media Director of the Babatunde Gbadamosi Senatorial Election Campaign Council, Dr. Adetokunbo Pearse before an Ikeja High Court…

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Lagos Majority Leader Gives Monetary, Food Support To 60 Widows

Kunle Adelabu – Receives commendations, prayers from beneficiaries -My widow’s mite not only for widows but those in need generally  – Hon. Agunbiade It was commendation and prayer galore for the Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly and the Representative of the Ikorodu Constituency I, Hon. Sanai Oyeniran Bolanle Agunbiade, as widows in Ikorodu got food and monetary support from him. The ranking lawmaker, on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, presented N50, 000 cash and two bags of food items to 60 widows nominated by Association of Widows in Ikorodu,…

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Boundary Dispute: Ikorodu SLG, Afinni, Attacked As Ikorodu, Ijede Council Chairmen Lay Claim To Igbodu

Kunle Adelabu The boundary dispute between the Ikorodu Local Government and Ijede Local Council Development Area took a dangerous dimension yesterday (Wednesday) as hoodlums attacked political office holders from Ikorodu LG at Igbodu. For some years now, the two councils have been enmeshed in a protracted conflict over the of Igbodu while interventions by political leaders, the Lagos State House of Assembly and office of the Surveyor – General of the State in the matter have been largely unsuccessful. THE IMPACT gathered that the issue regarding the controversial area was…

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Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA Councilors Set To Probe Executive Arm

Kunle Adelabu -Unseal Works Department -We are ready to change the narrative, check executive excesses – Council Leader The Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area in Ikorodu Division, Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria, may be in for an interesting time as the Council legislators are bent on probing the activities of all the departments from January, 2020. The local lawmakers, who passed resolution to this effect in their plenary sitting of November 19, 2020, proved their seriousness in exercising their legislative power when they sealed the Works Department on Monday, November 23, 2020,…

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Stakeholders Charge FG To Treat Lagos Security As National Issue

Wale Jagun Participants at the Stakeholders’ Engagement on Internal Security and Conflict Resolution in Lagos State, held on Tuesday have charged Federal Government to treat security in the state as a national issue. The forum was held at Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa, lkeja, and was organized to strengthen peace and security following the wanton destruction that followed the EndSARS protest in the State. Also in the 15 – point communiqué issued after the meeting, participants also called for increased intelligence gatherings by security agencies by working with…

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We Must Not Allow Fifth Columnists Undermine Our Security, Sanwo – Olu Urges Lagosians

Wale Jagun Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, has charged residents of the state to allow peace to prevail after the #EndSARS protest that turned violence with the attendant destruction in the state. He also urged Lagosians not to allow those that he tagged fifth columnist, derail the peaceful co – existence in the State with spread of fake news and rumours. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Gboyega Akosile said that Gov. Sanwo – Olu gave the charge on Tuesday when the Ministry of…

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