How Alhaja Ogunniyi Impacted My Legislative, Broadcast Careers – Hon. Abike Dabiri – Erewa

Kunle Adelabu The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM) and former three – term Federal lawmaker who represented the Ikorodu Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives of the National Assembly in Abuja, Hon. Abike Dabiri – Erewa, has penned a sterling tribute to commend the retiring School administrator and outstanding educationist, Alhaja Abiodun Ogunniyi.  Hon. Abike, who was a former seasoned broadcaster with the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) before joining politics, in the tribute which was sent to THE IMPACT, recalled how Alhaja Oguniyi, the outgoing…

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We’re Committed To Fulfilling Promises to Lagosians

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday assured Lagosians that his administration is committed to fulfilling all his promises despite disruption occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges that were not envisaged. The Governor said fulfilling the promises in line with the T.H.E.M.E.S development agenda for ‘Greater Lagos’ would be delivered by thehis administration, despite reduction in the budget as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, knowing fully that no excuse will be tenable to the residents of the State. Speaking during the opening ceremony of the first…

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Ranodu Clarifies Indigeneship Status of LASPOTECH Acting Rector, Metilelu

Kunle Adelabu The Ranodu of Imota, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ajibade Bakare Agoro, FCA, Olufoworesetie, has cleared the air on the indigeneship status of the acting Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Mr Olumide Metilelu.  Oba Agoro, a revered monarch and Chartered accountant, in a brief interview with THE IMPACT at his palace in Imota at the weekend, said that the controversy surrounding the indigeneship status of the acting Rector is unnecessary while confirming that Metilelu is not just an indigene of Imota, but that he’s also directly connected to…

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Oriwu College Former Students Pay Tributes To Accomplished Principal, Alhaja Ogunniyi As She Retires From Service

Kunle Adelabu Former students of the premier college in Ikorodu Division, Oriwu College, have been pouring encomiums on the outgoing Principal of the school, Alhaja Abiodun Serifat Ogunniyi, for her impact on them during their days in the school and on the school which is regarded as the pride of the Division. Alhaja Ogunniyi, who will be retiring from active service on September 28, 2020, after 35 years of meritorious and excellence service, was at one time a classroom teacher for many years in Oriwu College teaching Social Studies and…

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Lagos Indigenes Not Taking Advantage Of 70% Admission Allocation In LASPOTECH

Kunle Adelabu -Royal fathers assure institution of support The authority of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) has appealed to royal fathers in Ikorodu to assist them in ensuring that residents of lkorodu Division take advantage of the 70% admission allocated to indigene students. Chairman of the 12th Governing Council of the Polytechnic, Prof. Rasheed Kola Ojikutu, made the revelation when the members of the Council and the institution’s management team paid courtesy visit on the Adeboruwa of Igbogbo, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Barr.) Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali and the Ranodu of…

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Sanwo – Olu Clarifies Directive On Reopening Of Public, Private Schools

Kunle Adelabu The COVID – 19 pandemic holiday will be over for pupils and students in Primary and Secondary Schools in Lagos State effective from Monday, September 21, 2020, as the Governor of the State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, clarified the government’s positions on reopening of schools.  Schools in the state have been closed down since March this year due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic that is threatening the global village and bringing about new order. The Governor, while granting the permission for the reopening of schools…

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COVID – 19: Lagos Eases Restrictions On Religious Centres, Cinemas

Wale Jagun -Night clubs, bars others to remain shut With warning that the COVID – 19 pandemic is still very much in existence and that there is need to still protect lives of the citizenry, Lagos State Government has further lifted restrictions on religious centres in the State. The Governor of the State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, gave the directive in his briefing on the update on the ravaging COVID – 19 which necessitated a lockdown of public places about seven months ago. In directing further ease on places…

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Photos: Asisat Oshoala Visits Gov. Sanwo – Olu

The Ikorodu – born and Barca Football Club female striker, Asisat Oshoala on Saturday paid a courtesy visit to the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu. Governor Sanwo – Olu revealed on his Twitter handle. A major discussion during the visit of the current CAF Women’s Player of the Year, was about her foundation which the Governor promised to support. The national female team striker also engaged the Governor in playing the round leather game at the State House during the visit. Asisat has won the CAF…

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Lagos Releases 2020/2021 Academic Calendar For Primary, Secondary Schools

The Lagos State Government has released the approved 2020/2021 academic calendar for primary and secondary schools in the State. According to the calendar released by the Lagos State Ministry of Education, public and private schools will resume First Term academic activities on Monday, 21st September, 2020 and end on Friday, 18th December, 2020. The Second Term starts on Monday, 4th January, 2021 and runs until Friday, 16th April, 2021, while students will resume for Third Term on Tuesday, 4th May, 2021 and close on Friday, 6th August, 2021. The Director-General,…

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I Once Asked Pastor Adeboye To Pray Towards LASPOTECH Becoming University – Oba Shotobi

Wale Jagun The Permanent Vice Chairman, Lagos State Council of Obas and Chiefs and the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Engr,) Kabir Adewale Shotobi has reiterated his support for the Lagos State Polytechnic’s aspiration of transmuting into a University of Technology so  that it will be better positioned to serve the Ikorodu Community, Lagos State and the Nigeria at Large.  The royal father said that he once asked the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch A. Adeboye, to pray for the upgrade…

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