IT’S IKORODU DIVISION SENATORIAL TICKET NOW

That serious politicking is in progress in Lagos East Senatorial District in a bid to fill the vacuum created by the sudden and unexpected demise of Late Senator Osinowo Sikiru(May his soul rest in peace)is not anyway in question. The late Senator until his death last month was the Senator  representing the Lagos East Senatorial District in the Red Chamber. For the avoidance of doubt, the late Senator occupied the now vacant Seat as a candidate of KOSOFE Local Government. To start with, we must have full grasp of the…

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A VALID QUEST FOR THE SENATORIAL TICKET

By S. O. K. Shillings Dear People of Ikorodu Division. I greet you in the name of God, our ancestors and Obas in the Division. This is a wakeup call for us to make a claim for the vacant seat of the Lagos East Senatorial ticket. We once again join other Lagosians, the people of the Lagos East Senatorial District and the leadership and members of the All Progressives Congress to mourn the untimely demise of Senator Sikiru Osinowo. May God forgive his sins and grant him entry into the…

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RE: ASIWAJU OLORUNFUNMI BASORUN ENGAGES IKORODU YOUTHS

By Lekan Ijelu Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Basorun unarguably, is a statesman in his own right. And Ikorodu is blessed with a few of them. And he is one of the very few remaining ones still living. It is hard to dispute his political astuteness and love for community, like or hate him. As it’s characteristic of a man that truly bothers about the cause of events after him, one is not surprised that he summoned up the courage to invite a selected young and critical folks within the division to acquaint…

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The Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on Globalization and Politics

By Prince Lanre Sanusi Introduction Pandemics are known to trigger significant socioeconomic and political crises. The outbreak of coronavirus disease started in Wuhan China, in December 2019, and in a couple of months, it was declared a global health emergency. The pandemic is expected to cause greater human suffering compared to other contagious diseases. Apart from being considered as the greatest threat facing global public health, the disease has been considered as an indicator of existing inequity and deficiency in social advancement(Chakraborty &Maity, 2020). Currently, the global cases stand at…

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TRIBUTE TO IMAM SHERIFFDEEN ANDU

By Ari-Ajia Olanrewaju “From You We Come, Unto You We Shall Return” An anonymous once wrote that dying is more certain than being born. This should be an incontestable fact. To bring this fact home however, from the high elevation of philosophy contraption down to the understanding of the ordinary people: there is no assurance that a pregnant woman will bring forth a living being at the end of her gestation period. But, that such child from such woman, if successful delivered, will die one day, sooner than later is…

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Celebrating Sanwo-Olu at 55

By Gboyega Akosile Proverbs 22:29 states “Seest thou a man diligent in his business? He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.” This biblical verse is the true reflection of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, who clocks 55 today. Without any iota of doubt, the 55th birthday of Governor Sanwo-Olu is worth celebrating considering how he has made meaningful impacts in private and public sectors, especially in the last one year of his administration as number one citizen in the Centre of Excellence. Mr. Governor…

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IMPROVING THE STATE’S REVENUE, INFORMAL SECTOR TO THE RESCUE

By Oke Godwin Olaoluwa One issue that does not attract the interest of the general public is taxation. Once the topic is raised in public forum, aside interested parties like tax or finance professionals, other members of the public either ignore or pay a divided attention. Someone once told me that, tax is a bitter pill to sell in Nigeria. One of the founding fathers of the United States of America Benjamin franklin was however, quoted to have said that “In this world nothing can be said to be certain,…

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POST COVID-19: TASK BEFORE THE LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT

By Oke Godwin Olaoluwa The novel COVD -19 can be classified has the greatest mystery to have hit the world in the past century. Stealthily, the COVID -19 pandemic emerged and advanced to take control of the direction of world economic activities. The mind’s eye of the world’s greatest clairvoyant could not foretell the emergence of the invincible enemy in the air.  The insurgence of the virus was neither considered in any opinion nor did it form a significant variable in any model for forecasting the direction of the world…

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BEING THE TEXT OF THE CONVOCATION LECTURE DELIVERED BY THE MINISTER OF INTERIOR, OGBENI RAUF AREGBESOLA, AT THE 27TH CONVOCATION CEREMONIES OF THE LAGOS STATE POLYTECHNIC, IKORODU, ON TUESDAY MARCH 10, 2020 AT THE SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE

Protocols, TECHNICAL EDUCATION AS A SURE PATH TO FULFILING NIGERIA’S HISTORIC ROLE IN AFRICA It gladdens my heart to be in lkorodu, at the 27th convocation ceremonies of the Lagos State Polytechnic. I must therefore thank most sincerely the rector, staff and students of this great institution for the kind invitation to deliver this year’s convocation lecture. I am overwhelmed by the warm reception accorded me and my team by the staff and students of this great citadel. It has been part of the academic culture from time immemorial to…

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Waves Media Sets To Launch TV Show For Family, Youths

Kunle Adelabu Waves Media, owner of the Waves magazine and Waves Gist Zone, a campus radio programme, will on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, launch WavesPlus, a television show for family and youths, on Lagos Television (LTV). The 30 minutes TV programme which, according to the Chief Executive Officer of Waves Media, Mr Azeez Bolaji Lamina, is going to be entertaining, educative and informatIve, is geared towards bringing back the lost family time watching TV programmes. WavesPlus, which will hits the LTV waves between 11.30am – 12 noon Tuesday, January 7,…

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