Future Of Chess Is Very Bright In Nigeria – Lawale, Chess Chief Arbiter

Kunle Adelabu Mr Oyeleye Lawale, is one of the few Chess Chief Arbiters in Lagos State. He was on duty for three days at the just concluded second edition of the Danhypro Chess Tournament which was held in Ikorodu last weekend. In an interview with the Publisher/ Reporter-in-Chief of THE IMPACT, Kunle Adelabu who covered the event, Lawale, who is also a top Chess player, said that the future of Chess in Nigeria is very bright going by the top-notch performances put up by junior and inexperienced players at the…

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Chief B.O. Benson: A Great Loss To Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria – Barr. SOK Shillings

The Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikorodu branch between 2012 and 2014 and former Secretary of the Ikorodu – Oga Development Association (IKODASS), Barr. Saheed Osuolale Kolawole Shillings, has described the death of Chief Babatunde Olushola Benson, SAN, KJW, the Asiwaju of Ikorodu, as a great loss to Ikorodu, Lagos State and Nigeria. Shillings, who was also a former aspirant for the House of Representatives on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), also said that he has personally lost a father, teacher, mentor and a client.…

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Ikorodu Referee Society Developing Young Referees To Take Over From Ogunmuyiwa, Ayeni, Others – Ayeni, Chairman, IDFA Referees’ Committee

Ayeni Saheed, FIFA (Rtd.), is the newly appointed Chairman of the Ikorodu Divisional Football Association’s (IDFA) Referees’ Committee who has the enviable record as the first indigenous FIFA badge Referee in Lagos State and never failed Physical Fitness Test till retirement. He is a Referee Assessor in the Premiership League after a year as a Match Commissioner in the national league. He is a retired Director of Education with the Lagos State Government Ayeni studied Physical Education & Health Studies at the Adeniran Ogunsanya College Of Education, Oto Ijanikin, Lagos…

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Our Tenure Is A Watershed In The History Of IKODASS – Otunba Abiru

Otunba Ganiyu Olusegun Abiru, the outgoing Chairman of the Ikorodu – Oga Development Association (IKODASS), is the former Permanent Secretary/Clerk, Lagos State House of Assembly and Senatorial aspirant for Lagos East. He’s the first to be re – elected as the Chairman of IKODASS in the annals of the social, cultural and economic group. In this interview with Kunle Adelabu, the Publisher/Reporter – in – Chief, THE IMPACT newspaper, Otunba Abiru bore his mind on the achievements of his administration, challenges and also charged his successor, whom he said would…

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We Are Still Going To Influence More Developmental Projects To Ikorodu Because I Care – Hon. Benson

Since his emergence as the lawmaker representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency, Hon. Babajimi Adegoke Benson has been able to influence many projects that have been impacting positively on the Ikorodu Division. Hon. Benson, who is  the Chairman, House Committee on Defense, in a brief interview with THE IMPACT, after being honoured by the Igbe community for his assistance in facilitating the rehabilitation of their road, stated the reasons for establishing  the newly commissioned radio station, 106.1FM, and agriculture training programme in conjunction with NAFRC which its second batch graduated this week.…

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I have been Impacting Since Joining APC – Prince Ologijo

Prince Samuel Adegboyga Oyebola ‘Ologijo’ is a former leader in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before decamping to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and also a former House of Representatives aspirant of PDP. Prince Oyebola is a financial expert attended the Greenwich University, London (UK) B.A (Hon) Politics 2008 – 2010 and London Metropolitan University 2000 – 2002 (Master of Arts-International Finance) among other educational institutions. He is a professional member of the Association of International Accountants (AIA) (UK) 2005 and Fellow o0f the Society of International Accounting Technicians (UK)…

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Jakande Was Totally Committed To Serving The People – Asiwaju Basorun, Jakande’s SSG

Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Reuben Basorun, the only surviving member of the late Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande’s administration between 1979 and 1983 and the first Secretary to the State Government and former Commissioner for Education, has stated that the late former governor who died recently, succeded as a Governor because of his commitment and determination. Basorun, who is currently a member of the Governance Advisory Council (GAC) and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) spoke on Jakande’s administration and his person, attempted review of the divisional system in Lagos, resolving the…

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Exclusive Interview: The Negotiation For Boundary Resolutions Was Tough Because Councils Have Motivations For Internally Generated Revenue, Resource Control – Asipa Kaoli

Asipa Kaoli Olatunji Olusanya, the Asipa of Ikorodu Kingdom, and Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Lagos East Senatorial District, Deputy Apex Leader of APC in Ikorodu and the former Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture and Cooperatives, is the Chairman of the 8 – man Boundary Dispute Resolution Committee that looked into the boundary problems amongst three Council areas in Ikorodu Division. The committee submitted its report few days ago at the apex meeting of the party held at Prince Abiodun Ogunleye’s Solomade house in lkorodu. In this…

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We Are Ready For Population Demarcation, Census In Imota, Ikorodu – Hon. Agoro, Chairman, Imota LCDA

Hon. Wasiu Adekunle Agoro is the Executive Chairman, Imota Local Government Development Areas (LCDA) and a Prince of Imota in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. He was former Secretary to the Imota LCDA and a very popular political figure within the Imota community. He spoke with Publisher/Reporter –  in – Chief, THE IMPACT newspaper briefly in his office in Imota LCDA on Friday, February 12, 2021, on many issues ranging from the ongoing APC registration, population demarcation exercise and security issues. Excerpts: THE IMPACT: We have been around…

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Lack Of Occupancy Of Most Shops Does Not Make Ikorodu Plaza Viable And Conducive For Business – Prince Jamiu Saka

Prince Jamiu Adio Saka, (CLU, CFP, FCTI, F.ioD,LLB,BLL), the Chairman of the newly inaugurated Management Board of the Ikorodu Plaza, is an Insurance guru with working experiences, both in Nigeria and abroad. He is a graduate of both the University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada with the degrees of B.A (Economics), Bachelor of Laws (LLB. Hons.), Master’s Degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos and Barrister at Law (BL). He is the Managing Director, Penguin Insurance Brokers and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in…

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