Oriwu College Former Students Pay Tributes To Accomplished Principal, Alhaja Ogunniyi As She Retires From Service

Kunle Adelabu Former students of the premier college in Ikorodu Division, Oriwu College, have been pouring encomiums on the outgoing Principal of the school, Alhaja Abiodun Serifat Ogunniyi, for her impact on them during their days in the school and on the school which is regarded as the pride of the Division. Alhaja Ogunniyi, who will be retiring from active service on September 28, 2020, after 35 years of meritorious and excellence service, was at one time a classroom teacher for many years in Oriwu College teaching Social Studies and…

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Lagos Indigenes Not Taking Advantage Of 70% Admission Allocation In LASPOTECH

Kunle Adelabu -Royal fathers assure institution of support The authority of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) has appealed to royal fathers in Ikorodu to assist them in ensuring that residents of lkorodu Division take advantage of the 70% admission allocated to indigene students. Chairman of the 12th Governing Council of the Polytechnic, Prof. Rasheed Kola Ojikutu, made the revelation when the members of the Council and the institution’s management team paid courtesy visit on the Adeboruwa of Igbogbo, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Barr.) Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali and the Ranodu of…

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Sanwo – Olu Clarifies Directive On Reopening Of Public, Private Schools

Kunle Adelabu The COVID – 19 pandemic holiday will be over for pupils and students in Primary and Secondary Schools in Lagos State effective from Monday, September 21, 2020, as the Governor of the State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, clarified the government’s positions on reopening of schools.  Schools in the state have been closed down since March this year due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic that is threatening the global village and bringing about new order. The Governor, while granting the permission for the reopening of schools…

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COVID – 19: Lagos Eases Restrictions On Religious Centres, Cinemas

Wale Jagun -Night clubs, bars others to remain shut With warning that the COVID – 19 pandemic is still very much in existence and that there is need to still protect lives of the citizenry, Lagos State Government has further lifted restrictions on religious centres in the State. The Governor of the State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, gave the directive in his briefing on the update on the ravaging COVID – 19 which necessitated a lockdown of public places about seven months ago. In directing further ease on places…

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Lagos Releases 2020/2021 Academic Calendar For Primary, Secondary Schools

The Lagos State Government has released the approved 2020/2021 academic calendar for primary and secondary schools in the State. According to the calendar released by the Lagos State Ministry of Education, public and private schools will resume First Term academic activities on Monday, 21st September, 2020 and end on Friday, 18th December, 2020. The Second Term starts on Monday, 4th January, 2021 and runs until Friday, 16th April, 2021, while students will resume for Third Term on Tuesday, 4th May, 2021 and close on Friday, 6th August, 2021. The Director-General,…

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I Once Asked Pastor Adeboye To Pray Towards LASPOTECH Becoming University – Oba Shotobi

Wale Jagun The Permanent Vice Chairman, Lagos State Council of Obas and Chiefs and the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Engr,) Kabir Adewale Shotobi has reiterated his support for the Lagos State Polytechnic’s aspiration of transmuting into a University of Technology so  that it will be better positioned to serve the Ikorodu Community, Lagos State and the Nigeria at Large.  The royal father said that he once asked the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch A. Adeboye, to pray for the upgrade…

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Alhaja Ogunniyi Bows Out As Bello Steps In As New Principal, Oriwu Senior College, Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu It will be an end of a glorious and eventful era in the history  of the premier College in Ikorodu, Oriwu Senior Model College, when the award winning Principal of the school, Alhaja Abiodun Ogunniyi, retires after 35 years of meritorious service to the teaching profession  in Lagos State. Alhaja Ogunniyi, who was posted to Oriwu Senior Model College, the number one school in Lagos State, on 20th December, 2012, will be retiring from active service on the 28th of September, 2020. Retiring school administrator is expected to…

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Team Jandor Empowers Lagos Traders With Cash, Goods

Jare Olukotun About 150 traders across major markets in Lagos State, on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, benefitted from the TEAM JANDOR’s empowerment scheme, as cash and goods donations were distributed to them to recapitalised their businesses The laudable gesture by the Lagos based socio-political group was aimed at cushioning the effects of the COVID – 19 pandemic on the beneficiaries and their respective businesses.  State executive and members of the group had stormed the major markets and bus-stops in Ikeja and Ikorodu road areas in Lagos to empower market women…

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LASWA Reiterates Commitment To Safe Water Transportation

The General Manager, Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Mr. Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, has reiterated the commitment of the agency towards ensuring safe water transportation. Emmanuel stated this during a working visit of members of the Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Transportation, assuring them that the Agency will continue to improve on its services. He affirmed that LASWA is focused on ensuring the safety and security of its passengers as well as creating an enabling environment for water transportation to thrive.  “We are working with relevant stakeholders to put quality…

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LASG Sets New Dates For Model Colleges Screening, BECE

The Lagos State Examinations Board has announced new dates for the conduct of 2020 Screening Test into Lagos State Model Colleges and Upgraded Junior Secondary Schools in the State. A release issued by the Director, Lagos State Examinations Board, Mr. Supo Gbadegesin, stated that the Computer-Based Testing (CBT) version of the Screening Test is scheduled to commence from Saturday, 26th September – Wednesday, 30th September, 2020, by 9.00a.m daily at the Lagos State Examinations Board. He added that the Paper Pencil Testing (PPT) version is also slated to take place…

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