Bill Seeking 6yrs Single Term For CBN Gov, Others Scale Second Reading In Senate

Kunle Adelabu -Limits advances to FG as Ways and Means by the CBN A bill that seeks to provide for a single non-renewable term of six years for the Governor and the Deputy Governors of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), today, scaled second reading in the Senate. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, the Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District, led the debate on the bill for an Act to amend the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Act 2007.…

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Eminent Individuals Congratulate, Seek God’s Guidance For Ikorodu First Supreme Court Justice

Mariam Akinloye Eminent individuals in Ikorodu, have reacted to the swearing – in of the first Justice from Ikorodu Division, to be admitted into the Supreme Court bench, Justice Habeeb Adewale Abiru, JSC. The Ikorodu – born apex jurist is among the 11 new Justices sworn – in on Monday, by the Chief Judge of the Federation, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, JSC. Following the report on his elevation by THE IMPACT, eminent sons and daughters of Ikorodu, while felicitating him across platforms related to Ikorodu division, also sought God’s guidance for…

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Lagos East Senator Celebrates Olubeshe, Oba Richard Abayomi Ogunsanya On His Birthday

Mariam Akinloye The Olubeshe of Ibeshe, in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, HRM Oba Richard Abayomi Ogunsanya, has been felicitated on his birthday by the Senator representing the Lagos East, Senator Tokunbo Abiru, FCA. In a statement today by the Senator who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, and his wife, Mrs Feyisola Abiru, they described the traditional ruler as an exemplary traditional leader. “On behalf of my family and the people of the Lagos East Senatorial…

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Late Dr Richard Idowu: Oriwu Mates, Old Students’ National Body Plan Candle Procession In His Honour Thursday

Kunle Adelabu The 1997 Class set of the Oriwu College Old Students Association of Nigeria (OCOSAN), has perfected plans to hold a candle procession in honour of their late colleague, late Dr. Richard Adekola Idowu, popularly called, ‘Ade Ori Okin’. Dr. Richard, who was the founder of RAI Global Foundation, was until his death, an associate professor of Mathematics and Statistics at the Prairie View A & M University, Houston Texas, USA. The 45 years young scholar was shot and killed at Ejigbo, during the 50th coronation anniversary of the…

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When Shakiru Seidu, MegaXpression’s Publisher Celebrated 50th Birthday, Declared Chairmanship Interest

Kunle Adelabu It was a remarkable and bold decision when Shakiru Seidu, the Publisher of Megaxpression Magazine, celebrated his 50th birthday and also used the occasion to officially declared his interest for the Chairmanship position in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA). The well attended event, which took place at the HOMAT Mega Hall, Igbogbo, was held on Saturday, January 20, 2024. In attendance were Sen. Tokunbo Abiru, represented by his Constituency Officer, Ms. Comfort Olafare, Rep. Babajimi Benson, Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Defense who was represented by…

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Boat Mishap Update: Exact Cause Yet Unknown As Last Body Recovered

Kunle Adelabu -Residents blame regulators, operators Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has said that the cause of the last night’s boat mishap is yet to be determined as investigation still ongoing on what happened. It has also been stated that an additional corpse of one of the three victims has also been recovered. It was gathered that two bodies had earlier been recovered by the search and rescue teams of LASWA and jetty operators who were the first responders. The LASWA’s spokesperson, Wuraola Alake, in another statement today on the…

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Ikorodu Boat Mishap Records Three Casualties

Kunle Adelabu The boat mishap that occurred last night along the lbeshe/Ikorodu channel en route Ipakodo in Ikorodu area of Lagos State, has recorded three casualties. According to the report gathered, a total number of 14 passengers boarded the 20 – capacity Oluwaseyifunmi boat which took off from the Addaz Jetty, Lagos. 11 passengers were said to have been rescued during the incident that occured around 7.17pm, as local boat operators from Ibeshe jetty were said to have been the first responders and were later joined by the Lagos State…

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Ikorodu Heroes Partner NYCN, NDLEA On Fight Against Drug Abuse

Kunle Adelabu The fight against drug abuse in Ikorodu has been intensified as Ikorodu Heroes (I – Heroes) joined forces with the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), to curb and if possible, eradicate the menace. The sensitization programme is part of the 2024 NYCN programme, which has seen the collaborating groups visiting schools to engage students on drug education. To achieve this, students from over 15 schools were brought together at the Ita Elewa Youth Centre last week, where they were comprehensively education…

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Justice Abiru: Elesho Felicitates Apex Jurist On Elevation To Supreme Court

Kunle Adelabu The Honourable Justice Habeeb Abiru (JSC) has been congratulated on his swearing – in today, alongside others as Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Ikorodu – born Justice Abiru is one of the 11 Justices that officially assumed position on the bench of the highest court in the country, following their inauguration by Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola. In a statement, Mr Abolaji Oluwaseun Elesho, former President, Ikorodu Heroes (I – Heroes), described Justice Abiru’s appointment as incredible. He also added that he has no…

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