Ikorodu Parleys Corporate Executives, Business Community

Kunle Adelabu In an attempt to improve the business environment for positive impact on Ikorodu, stakeholders in the community, on Friday, March 4, 2022, parleyed with corporate executives and other major players in the commerce, industry and business sectors in lkorodu. The initiative, which was tagged, ‘Business Community Breakfast with Ayangbure’, was held at the Banquet hall of the Ayangbure palace, Ikorodu, and was initiated and organized by the Ikorodu – Oga Development Association (IKODASS). The novel initiative, which recorded impressive  attendance, was chaired by the Senator representing the Lagos…

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Osinbajo, Sanwo – Olu, Rep. Benson Commission Kimberly –Clark Diapers Plant In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu His Excellencies, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and Lagos Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, on Friday, February 25, 2022, commissioned the state-of-the-art Kimberly Clark manufacturing plant at Odogunyan in Ikorodu Division area of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. The manufacturer of Huggies Diaper has invested over $100m in the country till date and expected to provide 6, 000 direct and indirect employment in five years. Kimberly – Clark has also reached 1.65 million mothers through its Huggies hospital outreach program and educates 5000, 000 girls annually on menstrual…

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Abiru Makes Business Owners Smile With Financial Support, Materials

Kunle Adelabu It was an unexpected happy ending for many Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprise (MSME) business owners at the maiden edition of the Ikorodu Division Expo holding at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu main campus playground and which ends today, as the Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Senator Tokunbo Abiru, supported their businesses with monetary grant and book materials. A total  of 20 among the exhibitors at the trade fair tagged, ‘IKODIV Expo 2021’, and which started on Thursday, December 2, were given N100, 000 each as…

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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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Govt Should Provide Bailout To Enable Businesses To Bounce Back After COVID-19 Lockdown – Bolajii Isikalu, an entrepreneur

Bolaji Isikalu is a media entrepreneur, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) consultant, creative artist, entrepreneur and upwardly mobile professional. He attended Lagos State Polytechnic where he bagged Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy and also bagged Bachelor of Science (B.sc.) in Public Administration from the prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG). He is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO) of LIB Global Media Ltd, a multi-media outfit and public relations standard focused press.  His foray into publishing has translated to seasonal publications for higher institutions in Lagos State. These publications have…

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Full Report: Sanwo-Olu Shuts Down Lagos Markets Over Coronavirus

Wale Jagun Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, took more restrictive measures to effectively contain the transmission of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the State by directing that all shops and markets selling non-essential items to close up business for the next seven days beginning from Thursday, March 26 Also, the Governor reduced the number of people that must participate in a public gathering at any given time from 50 to 25. Sanwo-Olu briefing newsmen at the Lagos House, Marina, said the decision was taken because of the rise in the…

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Traffic Has Reduced From 4000 To 1000 Passengers – Ikorodu Ferry Manager

Kunle Adelabu The manager of the Ikorodu Ferry Terminal, Mr Zack Zakari Dezina, has stated that passengers using their facilities on daily basis have reduced from more than 4000 to 1000 passengers since the spread of the Coronavirus in the state. While speaking with THE IMPACT, the ferry manager stated that the reduction was due to government’s directive shutting down schools and tertiary institutions across the state and the latest directive by the Governor that Civil Servants from level 1 to 12 should stay back at home for 14 days…

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Asiwaju Basorun Facilitates Federal Government’s Business Support For Small Scale Business Owners In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu  About 150 female small scale business owners from the six Local Government and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Ikorodu Division have benefited from the federal government’s micro enterprise enhancement scheme (MEES) through its agency, National Directorate of Employment (NDE). At a programme organised by NDE at the Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Basorun ICT Centre/ Community hall located within the premises of Oreyo Grammar School, Igbogbo in Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA on Tuesday, March 3,2020, beneficiaries were given cash to support their businesses. Dr Nasir Mohammed Ladan Argungun, the Director-General of the…

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Hon. Benson Sensitises Constituents, Global Investors On Ikorodu Business Potentials

Kunle Adelabu -As three multi-national companies set to commence operations The representative of Ikorodu Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives and Chairman, House Committee on Defense, Hon. Babajiimi Adegoke Benson, has stated that there are huge investment potentials in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. He made statement while sensitizing residents of the Division and investors globally on why they should invest in Ikorodu which is connected by three Trunk A road – Ikorodu –Lagos, Ikorodu –Sagamu and Ikorodu – Itoikin/Ijebu-Ode highways. Hon. Benson also revealed the…

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Ikorodu Representative Trains, Empowers 100 Youths

Kunle Adelabu About 100 unemployed and emerging entrepreneurial youths across the six Local Government and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Ikorodu Division have been trained and empowered to be good entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurship training programme, which was organized by the National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Person in conjunction with Royal Consult Limited, was facilitated by the member of the Federal House of Representatives representing the Ikorodu Federal Constituency and Chairman, House Committee on Defense, Hon. Babaimi Adegoke Benson. At the end of the 3-day training, which…

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