Isiwu Agog As Oba Raji Balogun Traditionally Crowned As Eweye

Wale Jagun & Kunle Adelabu -New monarch calls for cooperation, support for development -Obas in Lagos pledge support The Isiwu community came alive on Thursday, October 15, 2020, as an unprecedented crowd converged on the ancient town to witness the historic traditional crowning of a new monarch, His Royal Majesty, Oba Olukayode David Raji, Olugbade II, the Eweye of lsiwu.  Oba Raji on the day stepped out of ‘Ipebi’ (traditional place of seclusion) where he was for several weeks to the admiration of hundreds of Isiwu people, many of whom…

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Lagos Police Chief Brokers Peace Between Yoruba, Hausa Communities In Isawo

Kunle Adelabu The Lagos Police Commissioner, CP Hakeem Odumosu, on Friday, October 9, 2020, visited the troubled Isawo area of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria to broker peace between the feuding Yoruba and Hausa communities. THE IMPACT gathered that youths from both sides had been engaging in violent attacks since Monday, October 5, 2020, which led to the destruction of properties worth several millions of naira while many young men were also badly injured. Lagos Police Chief brokered between the two parties at a town hall meeting held at…

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We Are Financing Road Constructions Through Bond – LASG

Kunle Adelabu -Calls for cooperation of residents on reconstruction of Oba Sekumade road The Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos on Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Aramide Adeyoye, has stated that the government, in its attempt to make the Oba Sekumade and other roads in the state motorable, had to access bonds to finance their construction. She disclosed this on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at the Stakeholders’ meeting for the reconstruction of the Oba Sekumade road in Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State. Engr.…

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Who Emerges LASPOTECH Rector As Sanwo -Olu Gets Final List Of Candidates?

Kunle Adelabu The Governor of Lagos State and Moderator of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo – Olu, would any moment from now, announce the next substantive Rector for the only state-owned Polytechnic. Following the final screening held for the aspirants for the plum job on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, which was reported by THE IMPACT, it was gathered that four names have been recommended by the institution’s Governing Council, led by Prof Rasheed Kola Ojikutu, to the Governor through the Office of the Special Adviser on…

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Alhaja Abiodun Ogunniyi: An Exceptional Woman, Educationist Retires After Excellent Career

Kunle Adelabu It is indeed a glorious end to an illustrious and remarkable career for Alhaja Abiodun Serifat Ogunniyi who has drawn the curtain on her civil service career after 35 years of meritorious service in the education sector of the Lagos State.  Alhaja Ogunniyi, an award winning school administrator of reputable standing, is retired on Monday, September 28, 2020 as the Principal, Oriwu Senior Model College, Ikorodu, the premier College in Ikorodu which is currently the best secondary school in Lagos State and also won loads of laurels, honours…

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Oriwu College 1996 Set Prepared Me Administratively – Alhaja Ogunniyi

Kunle Adelabu -Former students recall her impacts on their lives. The retired Principal of Oriwu Senior Model College, Ikorodu, Alhaja Abiodun Serifat Ogunniyi, has revealed that her engagement with the Class set of 1996 of the premier College in Ikorodu Division, Oriwu  College, actually prepared her for the administrative work. Alhaja Ogunniyi was a classroom teacher until 1996 when she was made a Year Tutor, and this, according to her, was the beginning of the real work in her teaching and school administration career. She made the revelation when members…

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Alhaja Abiodun Ogunniyi’s Retirement: Royal Fathers, Eminent Personalities Pay Tributes To Retiring Outstanding Educationist

Kunle Adelabu & Wale Jagun The exemplary dedication and excellence that characterized the 35 years of service by Alhaja Abiodun Sherifat Ogunniyi, the Principal of Oriwu College, Ikorodu, who will be calling time on her Civil service career on September 26, 2020, to Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Nigeria and humanity in general, has continued to be noticed and appreciated as more commendations and tributes trooped in for her. The latest of these tributes and commendations for the award winning Principal of Ikorodu premier College, are coming from traditional rulers and…

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I have What It Takes To Deliver As A Senator – APC Senatorial Candidate

Kunle Adelabu Mr Adetokunbo Abiru, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the vacant Lagos East Senatorial seat at the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, has assured the constituents that he has what is required to represent them and delivered on promises.  The technocrat turned politician, who stated that he is passionate about assisting vulnerable people and giving back to the society, also pledged to create a foundation to tackle poverty among his people. He gave this assurance while responding to questions by Community based reporters across the Lagos…

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Ikorodu Sub – Region Master Plan: LASPOTECH Raises Concerns Over Effects On Sporting Centre, Hostels, Environment

Kunle Adelabu It was a step in the right direction when the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), under the acting Rectorship of Mr Olumide Olushola Metilelu, gathered to brainstorm on the Ikorodu Sub – Region Master Plan and analyse its impact on the institution. At the Stakeholders’ Meeting organized by the institution at the 500 – Seater Auditorium, School of Agriculture, lkorodu main campus on Friday, September 11, 2020, stakeholders called for the harmonisation of the Master Plan’s proposals with the institution’s Strategic Plans which allocated various aspects of the Polytechnic’s…

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Suspected ‘Ajagungbales’ Invade Isiwu, Unleash Mayhem On Oba’s Palace, Residents

Kunle Adelabu & Wale Jagun -They wanted to kidnap me – Oba Olukayode Balogun -Victims relieve sad experiences, call on govt for improved security -We are the victims, not attackers – Suspects For two days, the ancient town of Isiwu in Ikorodu Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division, Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria, was under invasion as suspected landgrabbers, popularly called ‘Ajagungbales’ in local parlance, stormed the town to unleash terror. According to the residents that spoke with THE IMPACT, the suspects that inflicted terror on the community have disturbing…

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