National Open University Sets To Berth In Ikorodu Soon

Kunle Adelabu A centre of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is set to berth in Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, soon. THE IMPACT gathered that the centre would take off in September or the last quarter of the year within one of the properties donated by the HOMAT Group of Schools in Igbogbo, Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA). It was also gathered that NOUN has secured a landed property beside the Primero Limited along the Ikorodu – Lagos Road for its permanent site. When it eventually…

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IKODASS Offers Indigent Ikorodu Students Free GCE Forms

Mariam Akinloye Are you interested in writing the GCE this year and fund seems to be impeding that plan? There is a way out as the Ikorodu – Oga Development Association (IKODASS), under its Scholarship Scheme, is making free GCE forms available to indigent students. The scheme is being sponsored by the late Jimoh Owode Education Fund through the IKODASS Scholarship Scheme. Interested candidates are expected to visit the IKODASS website: https://www.ikoroduoga.com.ng/free-gce-form/ According to IKODASS, applicants must be indigent students in Ikorodu and such must provide proof of residence to…

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Over 400 Students Apply For Ikorodu Peace Initiative Scholarship, Bursary

Kunle Adelabu Over 400 students across the Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, have successfully applied for the scholarship and bursary initiatives of the Ikorodu Division Peace Initiative Limited (IDPIL)/GTE. A total of 266 successful applicants would get educational support at the end of the exercise: 12 successful scholarship and 254 bursary candidates. IDPIL/GTE, through its Executive Secretary, Otunba Ganiyu Olusegun Abiru, had about two months ago announced the schemes endowed by the Chairman of the IDPIL/GTE and Chairman, MultiChoice Nigeria, Odofin Adewunmi Ogunsanya who is also the Odofin…

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Oriwu Model College: Premier School Outstanding Performances In The Last One Year

Kunle Adelabu -Principal receives 2022 African Outstanding award. The premier college in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, Oriwu Senior Model College, Ikorodu, is not resting on its oars as the school has continued with its excellence performances in academics and other activities. Oriwu College performances in the recent time have culminated into the school winning the  Presidential Award as  the Best Public School in Nigeria in 2020 and Presidential Excellence Award for Best School Administrator in Nigeria in 2015 under the immediate past Principal of the school. But…

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Again, ASUU Extends Strike Action For Four More Weeks

Wale Jagun The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a four weeks extension of the ongoing strike action embarked on by its members since February 2022. ASUU had been on strike over issues of poor welfare conditions, failure to renegotiate earlier agreements signed and the alleged imposition of IPPIS by the government. In a statement on Monday, its National President, Mr Emmanuel Osodeko, said the decision for extension was reached following extensive deliberations and taking into cognisance of the government’s past failures to abide by its own timelines…

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LASU Microbiology Lecturer, Dr. Abdulazeez Anjorin, Gets Appointment On Board Of International Science Journal

Wale Jagun A Senior Lecturer in the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Lagos State University, Dr. Abdulazeez Anjorin, has been appointed on the Editorial Board of a reputable international Journal, PLOS ONE, as an Academic Editor. According to a statement by LASU, the appointment of the Imota – born scholar, was contained in a mail sent by Arianne Mae Pulmano on behalf of the Editorial Board, recently. The letter read, in part: “We are delighted to offer you a position on the PLOS ONE Editorial Board as an Academic…

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Asipa Kaoli Rehabilitates Block Of 6 Classrooms, 12 Toilets At Salvation Army Pry School

Kunle Adelabu Former Commissioner for Agriculture and Cooperatives and an apex leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ikorodu Division, Asipa Kaoli Olatunji Olusanya, has intervened in rehabilitating an abandoned block of classrooms and toilet facilities at the Salvation Army Primary School, Ikorodu. Asipa Kaoli, who is the Founder and Chief Learning Officer, Kith and Kins Schools, took it upon himself to fully rehabilitate the block which consisted of six classrooms and 12 toilet facilities. The six classrooms were also furnished with chairs and benches while the 12 toilets were…

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At Auntie Lola Foundation, We Help Public School Students Develop Their Future – Mrs Mabodu

Mrs Mabodu Ololade, the founder of the Auntie Lola Foundation, a non- governmental organisation, a teacher and bond lover with great interest in her students’ development. In a brief interview with Kunle Adelabu, Publisher/Reporter-in-Chief, THE IMPACT newspaper, she spoke about how Auntie Lola initiative came into being, impacts of the foundation’s programmes and summer holiday plan for children. Excerpts: THE IMPACT: What’s Auntie Lola Foundation all about and how did you come about the idea? Mrs Mabodu: As a bond lover, I always see myself wanting to do more for…

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Waves Begins 15th Anniversary Celebrations With Students’ Engagement

Kunle Adelabu -HOMAT honours students, commends Publisher for educative programmes The management of the Waves Media Limited on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, partnered the HOMAT Group of Schools in honouring and mentoring students of the school as part of the activities marking the 15th year anniversary of the media outfit. Resource persons who spoke at the programme charged students to find purpose in life and pursue dreams with commitment and discipline to achieve their set goals. At the event tagged, ‘Pep Talk Session’ with the HOMAT students with the theme,…

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Ikorodu Peace Initiative Targets 266 Students For Scholarship, Bursary

Kunle Adelabu -Scholarship awardees to get N200, 000 each throughout academic careers The Scholarship initiative of the Ikorodu Division Peace Initiative Limited/GTE is targeting 12 distinction students who are indigenes or residents of Ikorodu Division with the sum of N200, 000 each every academic session as Scholarship awards, THE IMPACT authoritatively gathered. While beneficiaries who are indigenes must show proof of their indigeneship as stated in the guidelines for the application, it was gathered that, those that are residents must provide their LASRRA registration card to show that they have…

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