Fish Farmers Set To Grow Tilapia In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu -IKODASS, Farmers to partner on food security Members of the Ikorodu branch of the Lagos State Catfish & Allied Farmers Association of Nigeria (LASCAFAN) are set to farm Tilapia fish in commercial quantities in addition to their traditional cat fish rearing. This was one of the major focuses of the association at its meeting held at the Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area (LCDA) during the week. The association, which has as its primary aims farm improvement and profitability for its members, also had heads of governmental units…

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Democracy Day 2021: Senator Abiru Gives Message Of Hope To Nigerians

Jare Babatunde The Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District, Sen. Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, has given Nigerians, especially people in his constituency, a message of hope, asking them to consolidate the gains of democracy. Abiru also charged citizenry to reflect on the journey into achieving the democracy that the country is enjoying today and see the need to celebrate those that paid the supreme price for the collective benefits, even though there are still challenges. In a statement signed by the Senator on Saturday (today), he said that the National…

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Sanwo-Olu Charges Security Agencies To Crush Criminals

Wale Jagun Lagos State Government has tightened the noose on criminal elements, as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu fortifies the armoury of the State Police Command with new hardware and gadgets. One hundred and fifty units of double cabin vehicles, 30 patrol saloon cars, four high-capacity troop carriers and two anti-riot water cannon vehicles are part of the crime-fighting equipment donated to the police, on Thursday, by the Lagos Government to strengthen security responses across the State. President Muhammadu Buhari personally took inventory and commissioned the security equipment before Governor Sanwo-Olu handed…

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Sanwo – Olu Commissions 6KM Itamaga – Ijede Road In Ikorodu, Kicks – Off Gberigbe, Ijede As Second Phase

Jare Olukotun Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, commissioned the first phase of the newly constructed Itamaga – Ijede Road in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. Residents defied the midday downpour to receive the Governor and his team for the formal commissioning of the 6.05 kilometre road which is expected to ease vehicular movement and lessen the pains of people living in the area.  The Governor also announced that construction work will start on the second phase of the project, measuring 5.9Km from Ewu Elepe to…

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Sanwo – Olu Launches Five – Year Climate Action Plan For Lagos

Wale Jagun Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has unveiled a five-year Lagos State Climate Action Plan – a policy document that will make the State resilient under challenging climate conditions till 2025. The Second Five-Year Plan 2020-2025 is an updated action document succeeding the 2015 Climate Change Policy and Action Plan adopted by Lagos after the landmark Paris Climate Change Conference, which encapsulated the State’s vision for achieving a zero-carbon Lagos.  Sanwo-Olu launched the new action plan at the 8th Lagos State International Climate Change Summit organised by the Ministry of the…

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Save Our Souls: 60 Communities Along Ijede Road Want Gov. Sanwo – Olu, Agunbiade’s Interventions Over Ongoing Construction

Kunle Adelabu 60 communities located along the Itamaga – Ijede road which is currently under reconstruction by the Lagos State government, have cried out to Governor Babajide Sanwo – Olu, and the Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly and the representative of the Ikorodu Constituency I, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, for urgent intervention in the project. In a ‘Save Our Souls’ letter by over 60 Community Development Committee (CDAs) addressed to Hon. Agunbiade, the CDAs, under the aegis of Committee on Ijede Road Rehabilitation (COIR), said that they are bringing…

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No Attack On Police Station In Lagos – State Police Command

Wale Jagun The Lagos State Police Command has cleared the air on rumoured attack on Ikorodu Police Station, Igbogbo road, lkorodu, Lagos State, stating that no attack was carried out on the said police station or any of its police formations in the State.  The Police Command also stated that the Ogijo Police Station that was also rumoured to have been attacked by suspected Fulani, is in Ogun State and not in the Lagos State Police Command, and that the station was never attacked as speculated in the news. In…

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Abiru’s Bill Seeking To Repeal Old Copyrights Law Passes Second Reading

Wale Jagun The Senate on Tuesday (today) passed for second reading a Bill by the Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District, Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, which seeks to protect copyrights in Nigeria. The bill, titled ‘The Copyright Act Repeal And Re-Enactment Bill, 2021’, will replace the extant Copyright Act Cap C28 LFN 2004 when finally passed into law. According to a statement released by Mr Enitan Olukotun, Special Adviser to Senator on Media & Publicity, the bill widens protection to include digital contents among others which were not…

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Ikorodu FA Appoints FIFA Rated Referee, Ayeni Unit Head

Kunle Adelabu The Ikorodu Division Football Association (IDFA) has appointed a retired FIFA rated referee and Premier League Match Commissioner, Mr Saheed Ayeni, FIFA, as the Head of its Referee Unit.  The IDFA Chairman, Alhaji Lukman Sonibare, informed THE IMPACT about the development.  According to Alhaji Shonibare, the Referee Unit Head is responsible for the appointment of match officials in any given match.  “The FA has decided to appoint Mr Ayeni, FIFA, as the Head of the Referee Unit which is saddled with the responsibility of appointing match referees for…

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APC Primary Election: Prince Ologijo Accepts Party Supremacy, Calls For Calm

Kunle Adelabu A popular grassroots politician and one of the aspirants that jostled for the Chairmanship position in Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Prince Samuel Adegboyega Oyebola, popularly called ‘Ologijo’, has also toed the party line by accepting the decision of the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the primary election held last Saturday across the state. The party, had, on Tuesday (yesterday) presented the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission’s (LASIEC) nomination forms to some aspirants as candidates of the party despite the fact that no…

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