Photos: Oba Shotobi Marks 5th Coronation Anniversary

Wale Jagun It was a low key anniversary celebration on Sunday, August 2, 2020, as the Ayangbure of Ikorodu and Chairman, Ikorodu Division Council of Obas & Chiefs, His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Shotobi attained five years on throne. The royal father ascended the throne of his ancestors five years ago and his reign has recorded several positive developments. Although, there was no elaborate event to mark the anniversary, but 140 traders were presented with interest free loan of N25, 000 each through their representatives.

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Lagos Discharges 31 Nigerians, 6 foreigners COVID – 19 Patients

Kunle Adelabu Thirty – seven coronavirus patients were on Sunday discharged from six isolation centres after full recovery. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said in a statement that the patients, including 31 Nigerians and six foreigners, were discharged after testing negative twice for the virus. “Today, 37 #COVID19Lagos patients; 15 females and 22 males including 6 foreign nationals were discharged from our Isolation facilities to reunite with the society” he said. “The patients; 8 from Agidingbi; 7 from Onikan; 7 from Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba; 1 from Gbagada, 2 from First…

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Vanguard Group Berths In Igbogbo, Sets For Active Political Engagements

Kunle Adelabu A group of young men and women in Igbogbo community area of Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Ikorodu Division, Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria, has resolved to be politically active by mobilizing residents to participate in politics. The new group, called Vanguard Group, which is a political movement formed recently with over 300 members, is set to launch its activities soon with the primary aims of mobilising and ensuring good governance and community development. Mr Faniyi Olaiga Tolulope, Chairman of the group, speaking with THE IMPACT, said that…

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Acting Rector Has Performed, Will Do More – LASPOTECH

Kunle Adelabu -Institution release achievements in last 2 months The management of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) has described the performances of the acting Rector, Mr Olumide Metilelu, as wonderful, while also assuring staff of the institution and the general public that he will do more in the remaining month of his acting tenure. Metilelu assumed office on June 1, 2020, and according to the term of appointment, will be acting in that capacity for three months in the first instance. In a release signed by the institution’s Director of…

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Igbogbo Youths Want LASG To Pay Demolition Compensation

Kunle Adelabu -Say construction ‘terribly’ slow, appeal to govt. for speedy work  Youths in Igbogbo have made a passionate appeal to the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, to pay residents of Igbogbo whose houses were demolished about three years ago. The leadership of the Igbogbo Youths Coalition (IYC) and Vanguard Group made this appeal during a chat with THE IMPACT in Igbogbo. The youth groups also called for speedy work by the construction company handling the reconstruction of Ipakodo – Igbogbo – Igbe – Gintin road.…

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Lagos Worship Centres Reopen August 7

Kunle Adelabu The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday directed worship centres to reopen with 50 per cent of their maximum capacity effective from August 7, 2020. Worship centres had been shut in the State since March as part of measures to curtail the spread of the COVID – 19 pandemic that has been ravaging the world. Sanwo – Olu, announcing the reopening of worship centers at a briefing, said that the State after carefully reviewed the situation decided on “some important decisions in line with the…

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COVID – 19: LASG Decontaminates Public Schools Ahead Of Partial Resumption

Wale Jagun Ahead of the partial resumption by terminal students, the Lagos State Government has intensified the periodic fumigation/decontamination of all public secondary schools. In a release on Saturday by the Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Mrs. Aderonke Odeneye, it was stated that majority of the public secondary schools in the six educational districts have been reached. While adding that the exercise was part of the resumption protocol/guidelines for the secondary schools in the State, Odeneye emphasised that Lagos has continued to adopt measures to ensure that the spread…

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Lagos East Senatorial Contest: Asipa Kaoli Reveals Agenda For Constituents

Kunle Adelabu An aspirant for the Lagos East Senatorial seat and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asipa Kaoli Olatunji Olusanya, has revealed parts of his agenda if elected as Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to represent the Lagos East District. The teacher turned politician, while declaring his intention to run for the much coveted position at a parley with journalists during the week, stated that he has already  prepared  his manifestoes but that he would not released them until he emerges the candidate of the ruling…

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Sanwo – Olu, Wife Celebrate Eid-El-Kabir with Patients, Health Workers

Kunle Adelabu Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his wife, Ibijoke, on Friday visited the Lagos Island Maternity Hospital, Broad Street and some other hospitals in different parts of the State, to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir with in-patients and health practitioners. The Governor and his wife while at the various hospitals chatted with the patients and the medical personnel, cheering them up, encouraging them and also prayed for their recovery. A release by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Gbenga Akosile stated that the unscheduled visits to the Lagos…

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PHOTOS: Chief Imams, Others Observe Eid Prayers With Families In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu Muslim leaders and other faithful observed this year’s Eid-el-Kabir prayers in commemoration of the annual Sallah celebration with their family members at home on Friday, July 31, 2020. While the Grand Chief Imam of Ikorodu Division and Chief Imam of Ikorodu Central Mosque, Fadhilatul Sheikh Seifudeen Ayinla Ademoritan Olowo-Oribi usually lead Sallah prayer at the Ikorodu Central Mosque’s praying ground situated along the Awolowo Way, the Chief Imam of the Oriwu Central Mosque, His Eminence, Sheikh Yahya Olorunosebi Oshoala Ajagbemokeferi (As – Samadani) leads prayer at Shams –…

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