Prof. Omobitan Emerges LASU Deputy VC

Kunle Adelabu Lagos State University (LASU) has elected Prof. Olufunsho Omobitan as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics. Prof. Omobitan, a professor of Economics, before his current appointment served as the Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, LASU. His appointment as the DVC was announced on Monday, January 30 via LASU’s official Twitter handle. Prof. Omobiatn specializes is development Economics with interested in Public Sector Economics. He served several times as Head of Department 1992 – 1994, 1994 – 1998, 2011 – 2012, 2012 – 2014, and 2016 – 2018. He was the…

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IKODASS Calls For Application For Late Justice Abiru Scholarship

Kunle Adelabu The Ikorodu – Oga Development Association (IKODASS) has called for application from indigenes of Ikorodu for the Late Justice Mubasheer Akanbi Abiru Scholarship Scheme. The scheme is being sponsored by Sen. Tokunbo Abiru. Applications for the scholarship opens 20th January, 2023 and closes 20th February, 2023. Interested applicants are to apply via: https://www.ikoroduoga.com.ng/latejusticemubasheerakanbiabiru. According to a statement released on Thursday by the IKODASS Chairman, Mr Rotimi Erogbogbo, the application is opened for all indigenes who are 18 as at their last birthday and in any Federal and State…

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Lagos Fixes 2021/2022 Bursary, Scholarship Awards Dates For Students

Mariam Akinloye The Lagos State Scholarship Board (LSSB), has slated the oral interview for the 2021/2022 academic session Bursary and Local Scholarship Awards for indigenes for Monday, 23rd and Tuesday, 31st January, 2023, for indigenes of the state. The announcement was contained in a statement signed Mr Abdur-Rahman Lekki, the Executive Secretary, LSSB. According to the statement, students of the Lagos State University (LASU) and Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) are exempted from the exercise. The interview is scheduled to hold at different centres in the five divisions of the state.…

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Graduation Anniversary: United High School 1992 Set Celebrates 30 Years

Kunle Adelabu -Presents white board, computer sets to school It was a big celebration when the 1992 set of the United High School, Ikorodu, converged on Boxing Day last year, to commemorate the 30 years anniversary of their graduation from the school. The ceremony, which was held at the school premises, also coincided with the inauguration of the school’s old students’ association’s first – ever executive body. The members of the set donated white board and computer sets to their alma mater. Family members of some of the members of…

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LASG Decries High Rate Of Out – Of – School Children 

Mariam Akinloye The Lagos State Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Sam Egube has decried the high rate of out-of-school children in the state, describing the situation as worrisome.  Speaking on Monday at a One-Day Stakeholders’ meeting on the Out-of-School Children Survey, held at the Providence Hotel, Ikeja, the Commissioner said the survey is aimed at reducing the worrisome phenomenon of the high rate of children who are not in school, restating that no child must be denied access to education in the State as the present administration has…

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ISU Week: Oreyo, Zumratul Win Quiz, Public Speaking Competitions

Mariam Akinloye As part of the activities marking the 67th Igbogbo Students’ Union (ISU) week, quiz and public speaking competitions were organized for the Junior and Senior Secondary Schools in igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA). At the competition held at the Oba Fatola Pavilion, Adeboruwa Palace, igbogbo on Wednesday, students that represented various schools showed high level of understanding and knowledge with their delivery. The Junior School category of the quiz competition featured five schools: Movers School, Oreyo Grammar School, Zumuratul Islamiyah Secondary School, Fathom School and Reri Grammar…

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Graceskies Schools Host Students, Parents To Year End, Xmas Party

Kunle Adelabu It was a highly entertaining and relaxing break from the academic activities when the management, staff and students of the Graceskies schools gathered at the school hall to celebrate the end – of – the – year and Christmas party. Also part of the party were parents and well wishers. The students, who were very joyous to experience the social aspect of academic calendar of the school located in a highbrow and well secured Elepe Estate, Gbasemo, Aga, were seen donned very beautiful and colourful attires. The peak…

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Stakeholders Support Divisional Endowment Fund To Address Education Challenges In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu About 1000 stakeholders that attended the 4th Ikorodu Division Education Stakeholders’ Summit, have welcomed the idea of establishing a divisional endowment fund to address the challenges facing education and also assist the government in developing the sector. They gave their approval after the idea was presented at the summit attended by royal fathers, top government functionaries, teachers, parents, students among others. The summit themed, ‘Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education: The Panacea to Nigeria Participation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution”, was organized by the Ikorodu Division Human…

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Andus School Has Given Me Priceless Knowledge – Igbogbopedia Winner

Kunle Adelabu The 2022 winner of the Igbogbopedia, Miss Ojikutu Omobadewa, a Senior Secondary School III student at Andus D Great School, Oreta/Offin Road, Igbogbo in Ikorodu Division area of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, has commended her school for impacting a priceless knowledge in her. As the winner of the competition about Igbogbo, Omobadewa won a trip to South Africa, courtesy of the Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA). The announcement was made by the Council Chairman, Builder Sesan Daini, during the grand finale of the Quiz and Debate competitions…

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30 Students Get IKODASS Scholarship For 2022

Kunle Adelabu Another 30 students from Ikorodu have been presented with scholarship awards through the repackaged education support scheme by the Ikorodu – Oga Development Association (IKODASS). The beneficiaries comprised of 10 existing beneficiaries and new ones who are both indigenes and residents picked on merit. They were presented a cheque of N100, 000 each at the grand finale of the Ikorodu – Oga Day at the Ayangbure palace, Ikorodu, on Saturday, November 19, 2022. The scholarship award have received new sponsorships from two lkorodu families which are sponsoring the…

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