Ayangbure Palace, 81 Division Pledge To Continue Cordial Relationship

Kunle Adelabu The visit of the army officers’ wives from the 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, under the aegis of the Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA),  to the Ayangbure palace, has further strengthened the relationship between the two institutions.  Mrs Adesua Adebayo, the new Chairperson of NAOWA, 81 Division chapter, led other members of the association on a courtesy visit to His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, on Wednesday, during which she promised to continue the project that is being executed by her…

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Private Schools Seek Govt Assistance To Survive Post COVID – 19 Challenges

Kunle Adelabu Proprietors of private schools in Lagos State have called on the government to come to their aid in surviving the post COVID – 19 pandemic challenges that they are facing.  Educational sector is one of the most adversely affected sectors globally by the outbreak of the pandemic that is threatening social, economic, political and other orders, and the most victims are those in the private educational establishments.  Many of these private schools are struggling to survive the aftermath of the pandemic and also are finding difficult to comply…

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De Vanguard Is Out To Partner, Not To Confront Anybody, Any Group

Kunle Adelabu Chieftains of the Igbogbo – based Development Vanguard, also known as De Vanguard, have clarified that the nascent group is not out to antagonize anybody or any group, rather, the group came into existence to complement already existing efforts to ensure that there is development in the community. They made the clarification at a press briefing held at the Adeboruwa Pavilion in Igbogbo area of Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. The President of the De Vanguard, Mr Tolulope Faniyi,…

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We Are Mobilizing Igbogbo Community For Development – De Vanguard

Kunle Adelabu A developmental and political group recently formed in Igbogbo, De Vanguard, has restated that its aims and objectives are to mobilize residents of Igbogbo community towards developments. It stated that it intend to achieve this by encouraging active political engagements of its members and other members of the community in the two dominant political parties – All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This position was made known at a parley with members of the press within the community at the Adeboruwa Pavilion in Igbogbo…

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We Have Complied Fully With COVID – 19 Protocols – KKES, HOMAT Management

Kunle Adelabu The management of Kith & Kins Educational Schools and HOMAT Private Schools have said that they have totally complied with the COVID – 19 Protocols as stipulated by the government for the re – opening of schools. The two leading private schools that are based in Ikorodu are among some of the schools that resumed full operation on Monday, September 21, 2020, as directed by the Lagos State Government. While Kith & Kin is based in Owode – Ibeshe, HOMAT, which has several branches across Ikorodu division, has…

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Sanwo – Olu Supports Judiciary With Vehicles, Houses

Wale Jagun The Governor of Lagos, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, has pledged that no arm of Government in the State will be deprived of requisite tools to perform its statutory duties, reiterating his administration’s continued support to the judiciary and raise the bar of legal practice in line with global standards.  Sanwo-Olu made the pledge at the Ikeja High Court while handing over 51 Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) and eight houses to judges of the State High Court. It would be second time in a year Gov Sanwo-Olu would…

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Hon. Abike Facilitates NDE Business Development Training For 100 Small Scale Entrepreneurs

Kunle Adelabu 100 Small Scale entrepreneurs in Ikorodu Division and other parts of the state will have the opportunity of accessing the loans made available by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to recapitalize their businesses. The loan, which was made available to reduce unemployment and assist businesses in bouncing back after the COVID – 19 pandemic, was facilitated by the Chief Executive Officer, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NID – COM) and a former  three term federal lawmaker…

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Alhaja Abiodun Ogunniyi’s Retirement: Royal Fathers, Eminent Personalities Pay Tributes To Retiring Outstanding Educationist

Kunle Adelabu & Wale Jagun The exemplary dedication and excellence that characterized the 35 years of service by Alhaja Abiodun Sherifat Ogunniyi, the Principal of Oriwu College, Ikorodu, who will be calling time on her Civil service career on September 26, 2020, to Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Nigeria and humanity in general, has continued to be noticed and appreciated as more commendations and tributes trooped in for her. The latest of these tributes and commendations for the award winning Principal of Ikorodu premier College, are coming from traditional rulers and…

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Excitement Galore As Students Resume Back To Schools

Kunle Adelabu & Mariam Akinloye It was indeed an excitement galore as pupils and students of both private and public schools resumed back to school on Monday, September 21, 2020, after several months of staying at home due to the outbreak of the COVID – 19 pandemic earlier this year.  Following the government’s directive to reopen schools, many private schools reopened there primary and secondary schools, while the pre – primary classes remained still shut in compliance with the Lagos State Government directive. While observing activities following the resumption, THE…

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APC Drafts Critical Stakeholders Into Abiru’s Campaign

Kunle Adelabu In response to the dwindling votes recorded in the last three general elections in Lagos State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has drafted critical stakeholders into the Lagos East Senatorial campaign structure of Mr Adetokunbo Abiru. This was revealed by the chieftains of the party at the inauguration of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the Ikorodu Local Government held at the Solomade home of the former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Prince Abiodun Ogunleye. According to chieftains of the party, they are not only aiming to win…

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