Militants back in Isawo…communities cry out to military.

A group of 39 communities under the aegis of Central Community Development Association, Isawo, have appealed to the 9th Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Ikeja to rescue them from the activities of militants who surfaced in the area after four years. In the letter dated 16 May 2019, the community representatives plead with Brigade Commander not to withdraw his forces from the area as they’ve been seeing familiar faces of members of the old bandits wallowing their communities since they heard the military men are preparing to evacuate the area.…

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Ikorodu waterways, now the quickest way to travel to Lagos

People commit blunder and suffer wastage when they lack information to what they need. Many Ikorodu residents still suffer lots of valuable hours in traffic, five days a week, because they are not aware that a safer and quickest way to reach the Lagos Islands, lay just in the Ikorodu coastal towns. The Ikorodu main road, which link the region to the Lagos Islands, comes alive as early as 5 a.m. every day and commuters spend three to four hours on their way to work. Little did they know that…

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Who is Kadri Obafemi Hamzat

Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat was born on September 19th 1964 in Lagos to Late Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat, Olu of Afowowa Sogaade. His mother was late Alhaja Kehinde Hamzat, who was from Iga Egbe in Lagos Island. Dr. Hamzat attended Odu Abore Memorial Primary School, Mushin, Lagos State and Olivet Baptist High School, Oyo in the southwest region of Nigeria. He proceeded to the University of Ibadan where he graduated with a B.Sc. in Agricultural Engineering (1986) and a Masters in Agricultural Engineering (1988). In 1992, he graduated from Cranfield…

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Who is Babajide Sanwo Olu

His Excellency, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu was elected the 15th Governor of Lagos State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He was declared winner of the March 9, 2019 gubernatorial elections by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday, March 10, 2019 after defeating 44 other candidates who represented different parties at the election. A product of resounding victory, His Excellency, Mr. Sanwo-Olu pulled 75.6% of the total valid votes cast in the election to substantiate his legitimacy, which was further affirmed by a 72.12% vote difference…

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The brilliant duo who will rule Lagos State in the next 4 years

    Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), the previous ground where the British Union Jack was lowered fifty eight (58) years ago for the Nigeria flag to swear in the first Prime Minister of the great country witnessed a similar event on May 29, 2019 as Lagosian sworn-in their 15th governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat. As in previous editions to mark the return to democracy for 1999, Lagosian turned out enmass to TBS which wore alluring decoration to mark the official swearing in of the sixth…

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Power is transcient

How time flies and how fortunes change hands. The four (4) years of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration have come and gone like a flash. While some wished the song of the regime will never end, nature says the only thing permanent on earth is change. Hence, there is now a change of baton. Outgone Ambode, with a smile, hands over the baton to an equally cheerful new Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu. The occasion was the hand over notes ceremony held at the Governor’s office, Alausa, on Tuesday, May 28,…

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We are going to run a listening govt, with no excuses to Lagosians

  How has it been after election? I moved into this new office after my victory at the polls to have a comfort place. The office has its own fair share of pressure, because it was initially designed for twenty (20) people. But, we discovered the office now hosts more than 100 people on a daily basis, which points to the fact that Lagosians are intelligent and believe they have contributions to make to the incoming government. We have been hosting brilliant and intelligent people who have great ideas and…

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Again, Jimi Benson resumes monthly food distribution after bagging global recognition

After his recent global recognition for his effort in eradicating hunger in the world through his I Care Foundation’s monthly free distribution of food items to his constituents, Honourable Babajimi Benson, the representative of Ikorodu Federal Consistency at the Federal House of Representative, on Saturday, April 13, 2019, resumed the laudable gesture amid praises and commendations. The event, which was the 30th edition of the scheme, was held at the Lawmakers’ constituency office in Ikorodu and recorded impressive attendance of notable dignitaries and constituency in Ikorodu, who had all come…

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Again! Oba Shotobi hosts 63 Mobile force squadron Commander, ACP Dandabo Idi

As the Brigadier Commander N.M. Jega a Brigade Nigerian Army was leaving the Ayangbure palace on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, the head of the Mobile Police Force in Igbogbo, Assistant Commissioner of Police …………………. , stepped into the palace with his own contingent of officers and men. In a similar convoy as the Brigade Commander, the Mopol Chief came to pay a courtesy visit to Oba Kabiru Shotobi, Ayangbure of Ikorodu. Like the Brigade Commander’s visit, the Mopol team led by ACP Dandabo Idi was ushered into the Oba’s presence…

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Army Brigade Commander, Ikeja Cantonment, N.M Jega pays courtesy visit to Oba Shotobi

It was a very busy day on Tuesday May 7, 2019 for His Majesty, Oba Kabiru Shotobi, who just returned from his trip to the United States, as he received two powerful security officers of the nation to buttress the most burning issue in the country today, insecurity, and his determination to tackle it in his domain. As terrorism, banditry, kidnapping herdsmen/farmers’ clashes, etc. ravage the Northern States while cultism resurfaced in Ikorodu division, Ikorodu monarch eagerly received Army Brigade Commander, Brigader General. A Brigade Nigeria Army, Ikeja Cantonment who…

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