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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Origin Partners Chinese Expatriates For Fish Farming At Ebute-Iga

Kunle Adelabu One of the foremost tourism and hospitality group in Lagos State, Origin Gardens & Resort Limited, has entered into partnership with Chinese expatriates to develop a fish market in Ebute-Iga and the Origin Wildlife Park and Leisure Arcade in Ikorodu. The fish project commenced on Friday, December 6, 2019, as about 8 Chinese fishermen arrived to start pre-farming activities on the Ebute-Iga Lagoon. According to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Origin Garden and Resort Limited, Prince Abiola Kosoko, the Chinese are bringing in about $500,000 worth of…

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Business Owners, Others Commend Ikorodu Market Expo

Kunle Adelabu -5 raffle draw winners emerged Businesses owners that displayed their products and offered various services at the just concluded 2019 Ikorodu-Oga Market Expo have commended the organisers for the initiative and expressed interest in participating in subsequent editions. The Market expo, which was part of the activities marking the just concluded 28th Ikorodu –Oga Day Carnival, commenced on Saturday, November 9 and ended on Friday, November 15, 2019. Many of the businesses owners and vendors who partook in the Expo, while speaking with THE IMPACT, confirmed and expressed…

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Special Adviser On Budget, Primero CEO, Unveil ‘Made In Ikorodu Market Place Directory’

Kunle Adelabu In an effort to make businesses in Ikorodu easily located and promote patronages for local businesses, ‘Made in Ikorodu Market Place Directory’ was unveiled at the Ikorodu Town hall on Monday, November 11, 2019, as part of the activities at the on-going Ikorodu-Oga Day Carnival. The 138-page directory, which listed about 1000 businesses in Ikorodu, was published by Ikorodu-Oga Development Association in collaboration with the Ikorodu Oga Online Radio. The Publisher of the directory, Omoba Peju Akinyemi, while speaking about the publication, stated that the idea was conceived…

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