Nigerian, Otobo Emerges Africa’s First Professor Of Archival Science And Diplomatics

`Kunle Adelabu Professor Elvis Efe Otobo, a distinguished scholar and former spokesperson of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos, has made history as Africa’s first Archival Science and Diplomatics professor. His dual appointment in 2022 as both an associate and a full professor at Ballsbridge University underscores his profound impact and expertise in the field. Ballsbridge University is a dynamic open international academic centre known for its innovative approach to education, including open learning, online learning, blended transnational learning, and virtual learning. Incorporated in Dominica, the university operates in multiple countries, fostering…

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Ikorodu Resource Group Chair Gets Federal Poly’s Governing Council Appointment

Kunle Adelabu President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Friday, announced the appointment of several prominent individuals as chairmen and members of the Governing Councils of various Federal Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education across Nigeria. Among over 500 names announced is the Ikorodu – born Architect, Arch. Taiwo Akintunde Kara who doubles as the Chairman, Ikorodu Division Resource Development Group (IDRDG) and that of the Ikorodu Town Hall Management Board (ITHMB). He was announced as Member of the Governing Council, Federal Polytechnic Ado – Ekiti, Ekiti State. The reviewed list was…

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Oriwu College Students Win State Competition, Received Lands, Other Awards

Kunle Adelabu Two students of Oriwu Junior Model College, Ikorodu, in Education District II, have emerged as the winners of the prestigious Lagos State Junior Secondary School Quiz Competition, organized by the Irene Onwuka Peace Foundation. Masters Lemboye Abdulrahman and Miss Agbede Oyindamola, students of Junior Secondary School (JSS) 2 and 3, won the competition and received the star prize of one million naira and two laptops for their outstanding performance. They also received one plot of land each around the Ibeju-Lekki, Epe axis, in recognition of their academic excellence.…

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Igbogbo Students’ Union Ends 2024 Week With Call To Sustain Union’s Legacy

Mariam Akinloye Executives and members of the Igbogbo Students’ Union (ISU) have been called for the sustenance of the legacy of the union’s founding fathers and that of the succeeding generations. The charged was issued by a Director with the National Assembly and a community leader, Barr. Adeboye Dankuwo, at the grand finale of the Children Education Fund (C.H.E.F) Week Program, an annual week – long celebration of the union, held at the Adeboruwa Palace, Igbogbo recently. The week – long celebration was themed: “An Endearing Legacy of Learning: Celebrating…

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Education District II Urges Judicious Use As LASG Donates Multi – Million Office Equipment To Ikorodu Schools

Jare Olukotun The Tutor-General/Permanent Secretary (TGPS) of the Lagos State Education District II, Mrs. Anike Adekanye, has urged benefitting schools of the multi-million – naira furniture and office equipment donated by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to justify the gestures by making judicious use of them as well as protecting them. Adekanye gave the advice recently during the presentation of the donated furniture and office equipment to Junior High Schools under the Education District II at the District’s Headquarters in Maryland, Lagos. She stated that the items were donated to new schools…

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Sanwo -Olu, Fashola Enjoin Students To Embrace Self -Discipline, Technology For Enormous Possibilities

Wale Jagun Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu and the immediate past Minister of Works and Housing, Dr. Babatunde Raji Fashola have urged the graduating Students of the Lagos State University to embrace the future with their acquired skills, technological marvel and self-discipline for enormous possibilities of prosperity. The duo gave the charge today at the 27th Convocation Lecture of Lagos State University (LASU), themed: “Embracing the Future: Navigating the Intersection of Technology and Humanity”, held at the School Campus, Ojo, Lagos. LASU, during the Convocation event conferred Bachelor’s…

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Oriwu At 75: Alumni Chieftains, Others Celebrate Old School With Students

Wale Jagun & Mariam Akinloye -Charge them on academic excellence The celebration of the milestone 75th anniversary of Oriwu College Ikorodu (now Oriwu Senior and Junior Model Colleges, Ikorodu) has kicked – off with the celebration of the school’s Founders’ Day. Oriwu College Founders’ Day, which comes up every May 29, was celebrated with the chieftains and members of the Oriwu College Old Students’ Association of Nigeria (OCOSAN) mentoring the current students and charging them to sustain the college’s tradition of excellence. The celebration is themed, “Journey Through Time: 75…

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NAIDS 2024: Igbogbo Students’ Union Will Support Most Qualified Aspirant From Imota In Adherence To Rotational Agreement

Kunle Adelabu The Igbogbo Students’ Union (ISU), has declared that none of its members will contest the position of the President of the National Association of Ikorodu Division Students (NAIDS) coming up later this year, but that it will support the most qualified aspirant from Imota. According to the leading union body in the Ikorodu Division, its position is in adherence to the rotational agreement among the three union bodies – Student union bodies in Ikorodu Constituency II – Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA, Ijede LCDA and Imota LCDA. In a statement by…

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Igbogbo Students Empowered With Small Chops Skills

Mariam Akinloye As part of the efforts by the Igbogbo Students’ Union to improve the skills of its members, especially the young girls, a day within the CHEF week, was dedicated to a skill – up training. At the training held at the Oba Johnson Fatola Pavilion of the Adeboruwa palace, Igbogbo, on Wednesday, were students from various schools in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA). The Skill – up program, themed, “Don’t give me fish, teach me how to catch fish”, was organized in partnership with the Adunni Save…

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2024 Ikorodu Peace Initiative Scholarship, Bursary Awards On Till June 11

Wale Jagun -Charges parents to ensure their children apply The annual educational support for indigenes and residents of Ikorodu, by the Ikorodu Division Peace Initiative Limited (IDPIL), is still on for prospective applicants. The scholarship and bursary are worth N30milion which will be allocated to qualified students in support of their education. Thus, students studying full time programmes in any public higher institution across the country, are eligible to apply for any of the three categories of the support – Scholarship, Bursary I and Bursary II. The activation and acceptance…

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