LAWMA Boss Tasks Residents On Personal, Domestic Hygiene To Curb Cholera

Wale Jagun The Managing Director/CEO of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin has called on residents to observe the best personal and domestic hygiene, as well as proper waste management practices, to curb the spread of rampaging cholera. He gave the advice on Wednesday at LAWMA HQ in Ijora Olopa, against the recent outbreak of the disease, which has claimed some lives, leaving many hospitalised. Cholera, a severe diarrheal illness caused by infection with the bacterium vibrio cholera, spreads primarily through contaminated water and food, thriving rapidly…

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TMM Ward E Ikorodu LG Engages Chieftains, Members At Eid-il-Kabir Party

Jare Olukotun The leadership of The Mandate Movement (TMM) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ward E, Ikorodu Local government, yesterday, hosted members of the group in celebration of the Ileya festival. The event, which held at the Aga home of one of the group’s apex leaders and former Commissioner, Hon (Prince) Lanre Balogun, had in attendance other notable leaders from the ward like Alhaji Badru Enifeni, Alhaji Rilwan I. Jinadu, Hon.(Dr.) Nurudeen Agbaje, a.k.a. Nero, Hon Adebowale Ajayi, the Leader of the Legislative arm of Ikorodu Local Government,…

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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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Cholera Outbreak: Lagos Water Corporation Warns Lagosians To Be Wary Of Untreated Water

Our Reporter -Commences Extensive Water Sampling Following the recent Cholera outbreak in some parts of Lagos, the Lagos Water Corporation (LWC) has initiated comprehensive measures to safeguard public health and ensure access to safe drinking water across the state. A release by the Corporation said that it has commenced an extensive water sampling and quality monitoring campaign throughout the State. This proactive initiative aims to assess the safety and potability of water from various sources, thereby identifying potential health risks associated with contamination. Expressing its deep concern about the recent…

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Lagos Floats Smart Health Information Platform For Patients’ Data Management

Our Reporter A new revolution has kicked off in Lagos State’s health sector with the introduction of Smart Health Information Platform (SHIP) to transform data transmission and management across all State-owned healthcare facilities. The highly secure digital cloud is a State Government-led effort designed in collaboration with eClat, a health technology company, and Interswitch Limited, to create a backbone for seamless movement of patients’ data and to enhance digital transformation in the State’s healthcare. Digital Health Platform Limited — a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), comprising Lagos Ministry of Health, Interswitch…

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Iyaloja General Puts Smiles On Market Men, Women Faces With Ileya Food Packages

Mariam Akinloye -To get award Over 300 traders across various markets in Ikorodu, have benefitted from the gesture of the Iyaloja General of Ikorodu Division, Deacon Busola Isikalu. The lucky traders were presented with packages consisting of food items as support for the Ileya Festival. The presentation took place at her office at the Ikorodu Plaza. Deaconess Isikalu said that the food items given to the traders were part of her ways of appreciating them for their support and trust in her. “This is one of my ways of appreciating…

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Lagos Confirms 17 Cholera Cases, 15 Deaths

Wale jagun The Lagos State Government on Sunday announced outbreak of severe cholera which has led to the death of 15 people in the state out of the 17 confirmed cases. Prof. Akin Abayomi, Commissioner for Health who made the confirmation disclosed that there are 350 suspected cases. He said that the Lagos State Government has activated its Public Health Emergency Operations Centre (PHEOC) at Mainland Hospital, Yaba, Lagos, convened to address the increasing number of severe gastroenteritis cases across multiple Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Lagos State. “The laboratory…

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Sallah: Chief Adeniyi Ajayi, Eletu Of Oke Eletu Urges Nigerians To Pray For Peace, Progress

Jare Olukotun Chief Adeniyi Ajayi, the Eletu of Oke Eletu in Ijede Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Ikorodu Division, Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria, has urged Nigerians to continue to pray for the unity, peace.and progress of the country. Eletu stated this at Oke Eletu on Sunday shortly after observing the Sallah prayers at Oke Eletu praying ground along Ijede road to mark the celebration of the Eid-el-Kabir. Alhaji Soyiga, Chief Imam Oke Eletu central Mosque led the Sallah prayer. “Today, my message is very simple, let us continue to pray for…

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Eid-El-Kabir : Abiru Congratulates Muslims, Urges Nigerians To Remain Steadfast Despite Challenges

Mariam Akinloye     The Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Distinguished Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, has congratulated Muslims in Nigeria on this year’s Eid-El-Kabir celebration. He urged Muslims to emulate Prophet Ibrahim’s submission to Almighty Allah’s will and called for religious tolerance and peaceful coexistence among Nigerians.  In his Sallah goodwill message released on Saturday by his media aide, Mr. Enitan Olukotun, Senator Abiru, who is the Chairman Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions admonished all Nigerians to remain steadfast despite socio-economic challenges facing the nation. He…

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Aroyewun Extends Greetings To Muslims At Sallah

Mariam Akinloye The Chairmanship aspirant for the Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Hameed Olalekan Aroyewun (HOA), has wished Muslims and  Nigerians in general, a joyous and peaceful Sallah festival. Aroyewun, in a statement today in commemoration of the annual Muslim festival, also charged on the need to extend kindness to others. “I wish you all the joy and peace that this season of sacrifice, togetherness and gifting brings. May the spirit of love and unity that defines the Eid Kabir festival bring us closer together as a nation and…

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