Former BBNaija Housemate, Tolani Receives Ayangbure’s Blessing On Empowerment Mission

Kunle Adelabu Tolani Modinat Shobajo, an indigene of Ikorodu division, who was part of the popular reality television series, Big Brother Naija (BBN), Season 5 (the lockdown edition) recently concluded few months ago, has received the royal blessing and support of Oba Kabir  Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, for her empowerment projects in lkorodu. She paid a courtesy visit to the monarch in his palace on Monday, November 23, 2020, with her team. The celebrity, who was among the last 10 housemates to exit the reality show, spent eight years…

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We Are Focusing More On Infrastructural Developments – Hon. Benson

Kunle Adelabu – lnspects ongoing construction of school, sporting, health buildings facilitated to Constituency The Representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives in Abuja, Hon. Babajimi Benson, has stated that he is focusing more on helping to develop infrastructures across the Ikorodu Division. He said this while embarking on a marathon inspection of projects he facilitated across the Division on Monday (yesterday) with his team. Hon. Benson visited the upgrading of Ita – Elewa Youth/Sporting Centre into a mini – stadium with mini – football pitch,…

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Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA Councilors Seal Works Dept

Kunle Adelabu An unusual drama unfolded in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area  (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division, Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria, on Monday (today) as Councilors sealed the Works Department of the council. THE IMPACT gathered that the lawmakers took the decision due to non – compliance of the department with the resolution of the Legislative Arm of the council. We also gathered that the Works Department was sealed because of the Head of the Department (HOD), has failed to provide the Councilors details of project within the council. According to sources,…

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Breaking: Nurudeen Olaleye Emerges New LASPOTECH Rector

Kunle Adelabu Barring any change of plan, the head of the Biological Science in the School of Pure and Applied  Science of Lagos State Polytechnic, Dr Nurudeen Olaleye, may be announced today as the next Rector of  the institution. According to report, Olaleye scored 86%, the highest mark in the final screening held for the aspirants for the plum job on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, which was reported by THE IMPACT. THE IMPACT gathered from authoritative sources that his appointment will be announced by noon today. It was also  gathered…

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BEING A PAPER DELIVERED BY BARR. OLA ANIMASHAUN AS GUEST LECTURER AT THE IKORODU –OGA DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (IKODASS) PUBIC LECTURE ON THE TOPIC, “IKORODU – A DOUBLE PURSUIT OF SOCIO – ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL RELEVANCE” HELD ON SATURDAY,NOVEMBER 21, 2020 AT THE IKORODU TOWN HALL

I start this paper by going down the historical lane. Ikorodu has always been very relevant in the socio-economic and political activities of the geographical space occupied by the Yoruba People, that geographical space that presently constitutes what is now known as the south west geopolitical zone of Nigeria. However, before I continue down the historical lane, it would be necessary to define both economic relevance and political relevance. In doing this, we will concentrate on the meaning of the word ‘relevant’ (the adjective) or ‘relevance’ (the noun). It is…

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Discourse On Ikorodu’s Relevance Takes Centre Stage Tomorrow

Kunle Adelabu The discourse on the Ikorodu Division’s socio – economic and political relevance could not have come at a better time than now that the Division is trying to exert her status among the five divisions in Lagos State. The much discussed issue will be the focal point for discussion at the Ikorodu-Oga Day 2020 Public Lecture slated for 11.00am tomorrow, Saturday, November 21, 2020, at the Ikorodu Town hall. Ikorodu – Oga Development Association (IKODASS), a socio – cultural group under the Chairmanship of Otunba Ganiyu Olusegun Abiru,…

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Lagos Reads Riot Act To Motorcycle, Tricycle Operators

Wale Jagun The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, November 19, 2020, read the riot act to motorcycle and tricycle operators, and warned them against violating the existing traffic laws in the state. Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Frederic Oladeinde, gave the charge in a release signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Gboyega Akosile. Also in the release, law enforcement agencies were also directed to embark on enforcement on all restricted routes. The release stated that the order was in response to the flagrant violation of the…

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Photos: Godwin Olaoluwa, A Community Activist, Economist Marks 40th Birthday

Wale Jagun Mr Oke Godwin Olaoluwa,  an Economist, social media activist, analyst, community developer and one of the brains behind the first Ikorodu Economic Summit, turned 40 on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Family members, friends, youth leaders and associates gathered at the Olu – Odo home of  the amiable and cerebral young celebrant to honor and celebrate him. At the occasion were Otunba Ganiyu Olusegun Abiru, Chairman, Ikorodu – Oga Development Association, Mr Seun Elesho, President, Ikorodu Heroes and a senior staff of the Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS), Mr…

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Commendations As IKODASS Commissions Borehole Water Facilities In Three Schools

Kunle Adelabu It was commendation galore from eminent personalities, school managers and pupils as Ikorodu -Oga Development Association (IKODASS) commissioned water projects in three primary schools in Ikorodu Constituency I. The laudable project was solely financed by IKODASS in commemoration of this year’s Ikorodu-Oga Day celebration. The three water projects were constructed in Local Government Primary School, Majidun in Ikorodu West Local Council Area, Holy Trinity/Anglican Primary School in Ikorodu Local Government and St. Saviour Primary School, Gbaga in Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area. The commissioning was held between…

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Regal College Wins ISU 2020 Drawing Talent Hunt

Regal College, Imota, has emerged winner of the 2020 edition of the Imota Students’ Union (ISU) talent hunt in the drawing category. The talent hunts program, which commenced on Wednesday with art exhibition (drawing and painting), featured five secondary schools within Imota Local Council Development Area (LCDA). The schools are Omotara College, Great Kezino College, Regal College, Ansar – Ur – Deen Senior Grammar School, and Imota Community Senior Grammar School. The Students, who were given task on drawing and painting on the theme, “Connecting The Dots”, submitted different entries…

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