Omission? No Ikorodu indigene is 2019 Haj committee – Jebe Abdullahi Kolawole now chairman

 Though, the Lagos State government inaugurated 11-man committee for the 2019 Haj, it seems that either by omission or commission, Ikorodu representatives have been left out in the committee. Many people are wondering why the Ikorodu division, with large political electorate (second largest in Lagos) with huge numbers of Muslim faithful, would not have any representative member in the 2019 Hajj Committee. On the other hand, opinion leaders are happy about the appointment of the new Chairman of the 2019 Hajj Committee, Alhaji Jebe Abdullahi Kolawole, a man many described…

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Gov Sanwo-Olu will achieve campaign promises- COS Ayinde

The Chief of Staff (COS) to the Lagos State Governor, Mr Tayo Ayinde, has said that the administration of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will deploy a feasible strategy to achieve its campaign promises to Lagosians, urging civil servants to brace up for the implementation tasks, which, he said, would be demanding. Ayinde said the Sanwo-Olu government remains focused on creating a State that will be safe for living and business, pointing out that the government would not shirk from its responsibilities to the electorate. He spoke on Thursday during his maiden…

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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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My Pact with Lagosians, awakening a greater Lagos

By the grace of Almighty God and Your votes, I stand before you today as your Governor. (Pause) This day marks the beginning of a new chapter in our journey to greatness. Today, I ask you to join me on this journey to awaken a Greater Lagos. When we speak of a Greater Lagos, we speak not empty words. It is a deep and profound assertion we mean. We intend to make history by making for ourselves and our children a better future. Therefore, on this day, on this precious…

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Another 2,000 Ambode’s LSETF beneficiaries get N7 billion provides 25,000 jobs in 3 years

The Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday, November 26, 2018, during cheque presentation ceremony for another batch of more than two thousand (2000) beneficiaries of Lagos State Employment Trust Fund loans, which took place at Blue-Roof, LTV 8, Ikeja, Lagos, charged the new beneficiaries to join the league of previous beneficiaries of the Loan Scheme that have continued to provide jobs for Lagosians. The Governor, who revealed that he has disbursed N7Billion to 10,000 Small and Medium Enterprises and created 25,348 new jobs in three years,…

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Ambode congratulates Sanwo-Olu state interest supercedes personal ambition

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, last October 3, 2018, congratulated the winner of Tuesday’s governorship primaries of All Progressive Congress (APC) in the State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, saying it was time for the State to move forward in order to consolidate on the gains of the last three and half years. In a statewide address on the outcome of the election, the Governor said though events of the last few days had been characterized with intense political activities which created palpable tension in the polity, but that the interest…

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Tutor-General education district II, Gbenga Abayomi organises one day seminar on leadership, managerial skills for teachers

 The Tutor-General/Permanent Secretary, Education District II, Maryland, Lagos, Mr. Olusanya Ebenezer Abayomi, on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, organised a one day intervention training programme for school managers on the types of leadership and managerial skills required in the management of public schools in Lagos State. The programme, which was organized in collaboration with the office of Education Quality Assurance, took place at Oriwu Model College, Ikorodu, and was attended by over 738 Principals and Vice Principals from Secondary Schools across the Education District. They were grouped in two sessions by…

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Dr and Engr Kayode Anibaba’s son’s classical, modest wedding

  Retired Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Works, and incumbent President of the Prestigious Oriwu Club in Ikorodu, Engr. Kayode Anibaba and his wife, Dr. (Mrs.) Titi Anibaba, also a retired Permanent Secretary in Lagos State Ministry of Environment, fulfilled their parental obligation to their son, Israel Afolabi Anibaba, when they led the young man, on July 28, 2018, to take a wife in holy matrimony. The two retired Permanent Secretaries, who are so amiable, are great socialites as well as highly connected; hence, both are popular personalities in…

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Tell BRT operators to improve services, commuters tell Oba Shotobi

Protesters under the aegis of concerned BRT Commuters, on Saturday, June 30, 2018, stormed the palace of the His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, to protest the poor and shoddy services being provided to them by Primero Transport Services Limited, operators of the BRT Franchise. According to the protest letter they submitted to the Ikorodu Monarch, their protest was based on the agonizing pains associated with boarding their buses, poor services and unethical behavious of their staff, especially at the Ikorodu terminals. While speaking on…

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AT LAST! After 16 wasted years of PDP government, Buhari flags off N20billion Ikorodu-Sagamu reconstruction

    After more than two decades of harrowing experience by commuters and drivers along the Ikorodu-Sagamu axis of Lagos and Ogun States, the Mohammadu Buhari led Federal Government brought smiles to the faces of these road users when, on Monday, May 21, 2018, Works Minister, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, flagged off full construction of this road by the Central Government at a cost of N20billion. Following fifteen (15) years of intense pressure and lobbying, the Federal government eventually captured this strategic road project in its 2018 nine trillion naira budget…

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