Lock down: Centre for Restoration of Values Takes Distribution Of Relief Packages To More Than 250 Families In Lagos and Ogun States

Lock down: Centre for Restoration of Values Takes Distribution Of Relief Packages To More Than 250 Families In Lagos and Ogun States

Reading Time: 2 minutes As part of its ongoing distribution of palliatives exercise, the Restore Home Initiative (RHI), a brain-child of the Centre for Restoration of Values, has distributed both cash and food items to 281 indigent families in Lagos and Ogun states during the COVID-19 lockdown. The Centre for Restoration of Values (CRV) is a registered Lagos based Non Governmental Organization (NGO) with headquarters in Ojo and operational offices in Apapa, Badagry, Amuwo Odofin and Ado-Odo Ota. According…

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Muhammadu Sanusi II leads Jumat Prayer in Awe, IGP orders his release

Muhammadu Sanusi II leads Jumat Prayer in Awe, IGP orders his release

Reading Time: 2 minutes The dethroned Emir of Kano, HRH Muhammadu Sanusi II, led Awe Community in Nasarawa State in the Jumat prayer, Friday congregational prayer, early today, March 13, 2020. Emir Sanusi was deposed on Monday, March 9, and banished to Loko Local Government Area of Nasarawa state. However, he moved to Awe where the community received the former Emir with a joyful welcome and prayed he stayed with them forever. The former Emir was also joined in…

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Lagos declares 105 housing estates in Lekki, Ibeju-Lekki, Sangotedo among others as illegal settlement

Lagos declares 105 housing estates in Lekki, Ibeju-Lekki, Sangotedo among others as illegal settlement

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning Urban Development has declared about 105 estates Eti-Osa and Ibeju-Lekki Local Government areas as illegal settlements. This information was contained in an advertorial which was placed in many national dailies on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The majority of residents in these estates are middle-class citizens as well as civil servants. The government mentioned that these estates layouts are not captured in the Smart City Plan of the state….

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Picture Story: First Class Foundation School holds first inter-house sporting events

Picture Story: First Class Foundation School holds first inter-house sporting events

Reading Time: 2 minutes The First Class Foundation School held on Saturday, February 15, 2020, her first inter-house sporting events. The event in attendance dignitaries from the community as well as parents and students of the school. The highly entertaining competitions of the day which featured four houses represented by 4 colours jostled for the coveted trophies available for the various games. The green house (Folorunsho ) came first, while the Pink(Ayokson ) and yellow( Ibn Salam) houses tied…

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First Class Foundation School urges parents to always engage in sporting activities

First Class Foundation School urges parents to always engage in sporting activities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Parents and general audience at the maiden edition of inter house sport of the First Class Foundation School, Badagry have been urged to be actively engaged in sporting activities as a means of attaining physical fitness and sound mind. This appeal formed the crux of the speech delivered by Mallam Monsur AbdulAzeez, who was the guest speaker at the sporting event held on Saturday at the Proposed Obas’ Palace open field in Ibereko- OLORUNDA,Badagry. Mallam…

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2020 Lagos LG Budget: Ojo Local Government to spend N1.1 bn on construction and social services in 2020

2020 Lagos LG Budget: Ojo Local Government to spend N1.1 bn on construction and social services in 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Chairman of Ojo Local Government in Lagos West Senatorial District, Mr Rosulu Idowu, presented a N2.2 bn naira expenditure plan to the LG legislative arm on Thursday, February 13, 2020, and 42% of it will be spent on capital projects. According to the details of the budget , only N146 mn of the revenue will be generated from business activities in the local government. Vast majority of the expected revenue from the monthly federal…

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Breaking: Fire guts Mile 12 market in Lagos

Breaking: Fire guts Mile 12 market in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minute Traders in Mile 12 have been evacuating their goods as fire rages in the market. Barely a week after a market in Ajah area of Lagos caught fire, the state has recorded another fire outbreak. The fire which started in the early hours of Thursday, February 13, 2020, engulfed the popular Mile 12 Market in Lagos. While the fire is still raging, traders in the market known for the sale of perishable items, are calling…

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Breaking: Fuel tanker catches fire at Abule Oshun, Ojo

Breaking: Fuel tanker catches fire at Abule Oshun, Ojo

Reading Time: < 1 minute A fuel tanker is currently burning in front of the construction yard of the China Civil and Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) at Abule Oshun Bus Stop near the International Trade Fair along Lagos Badagry expressway. Traffic congestion is building up motorists to escape the scene. The cause of the fire is yet ascertained. More details later…  

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#OkadaBan: Real reasons police and LASTMA were attacked in Lagos

#OkadaBan: Real reasons police and LASTMA were attacked in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minute The gross misconduct and abuse of power by the men of the Nigerian Police and members of the State task force led to chaos in Ipaja Iyana, Alimosho Lagos on Wednesday, February 5. According to residents of the area, officials of the Lagos State task force broke into apartments at Raji Rasaki Street, Iyana-Ipaja to seize about 10 packed motorcycles. The youth protested against this action while the involvement of idle commercial motorcycle operators further…

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#Okadaban: Crisis in Iyana Ipaja as Okada riders fight police

#Okadaban: Crisis in Iyana Ipaja as Okada riders fight police

Reading Time: < 1 minute There is pandemonium in Iyana Ipaja, Alimosho area of Lagos state as commercial motorcycle riders engage in free for all fight with the Police and members of the state task force. According to an eye witness account, one police was reported to have been killed and Lagos State Transport Management Agency (LASTMA) Zonal Office in the area burnt down. More details coming soon.  

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#World Hijab Day – Photo story : This is how hijab is being celebrated across the world

#World Hijab Day – Photo story : This is how hijab is being celebrated across the world

Reading Time: 4 minutes On every February 1st across the world, Muslim women and well-wishers from all works of life and religion come together to celebrate the choice of Muslim women to safeguard their pride and dignity. The theme of this year’s celebration is Unity in Diversity as images from other parts of the world showed this was achieved. See photos below:

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#World Hijab Day: MSSN, NAFSAT, FOWMAN, AlMuminaat and others unite to create awareness about hijab

#World Hijab Day: MSSN, NAFSAT, FOWMAN, AlMuminaat and others unite to create awareness about hijab

Reading Time: 2 minutes On the 1st of February 2020 over 5 Muslim organizations gather at Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education gate, along Lagos-Badagry expressway for the rally of the annual World Hijab Day. The World Hijab Day for 2020 is themed Unity In Diversity which also prompted different organizations to come together to create awareness. The Ameerah of Nasrulullahi Fathi Society Nationwide Zone 2, Hajia Mulkat Oriloye arrived with other members residing in Alagbodo Alakuko and its environs…

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JF empowers small businesses in Badagry

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar The Jandor Foundation has recently empowered micro enterprises in Badagry area of Lagos state. This was said in an empowerment programme held recently at the area featuring the foundation’s Lead Visioner and Chairman, Core Media Group, Mr Abdul-Azeez Adediran. Mr Adediran disclosed that the foundation supported artisan groups and associations with work tools such as sewing and grinding machines, hair clippers, and as well cash gifts for the enhancement of their trade. He…

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See reactions as El-Rufai adopts 13years old Almajiri boy

See reactions as El-Rufai adopts 13years old Almajiri boy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Eletu Suliyat. Governor of Kaduna State ,his excellency El-Rufai on his twitter handle , adopts 13years old Almajiri boy who prefers to shine and repair shoes instead of begging after a man capture the little boy and uploaded on twitter . According to him “Where is the industrious boy?How old is he?kindly bring him to me in Kaduna.I will sponsor him to attain boarding school and upon completion until he graduates from University By  grace…

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HEALTH: What you don’t know about dates

HEALTH: What you don’t  know  about  dates

Reading Time: 2 minutes   ABDULLAHI Ridwan Ajibola.   _According to research_ Dates are sweet edible fruits of the date palm commonly found in northern region but widely spread in consuming. In recent time, people tends to find it difficult in planting dates in their location. Date has a single long woody seed in its inner layer, It has a lot of benefits in the human system as proven. You need to experiment this if you haven’t before. Observable…

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Strictness in parenting and how it corrupts every child; A case study

Reading Time: 2 minutes Azeezah Olatunde “Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” (Anne Frank). It is true that parenting style affects everything from how much your child weighs to how s/he feels to the decision s/he takes in critical condition or situation. Thus, it’s important as a parent to to ensure your parenting style is supporting your child’s healthy…

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Ministry of agriculture seized truckload of poisonous ponmo at Ijegun

Ministry of agriculture seized truckload of poisonous ponmo at Ijegun

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lagos state ministry of Agriculture confiscated a truck load of poisonous ponmo at Ijegun area of Lagos on Monday. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Dr Olayiwole Onasanya, who described the cowhide as  Ebola ponmo said the item was imported into the country by some ‘unscrupulous individuals’. Onasanya, in a statement with the Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Jide Lawal, noted that officials of the state government were informed about the matter after the police…

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NIPR organises entrepreneurship training for LASU students

NIPR organises entrepreneurship training for LASU students

Reading Time: 2 minutes Eletu Suliyat   Nigeria Institute of Public  Relation,NIPR, in partnership with School of Communication , Lagos State University as  organizing 8weeks Entrepreneurship training for students of the University. The programme is tagged”Employability Programme for Students in Tertiary Institutions.”started,Saturday,6th July,2019. At the school of communication building ,LASU,Ojo main campus. According to the Chairman, NIPR, Lagos Chapter, Mr Segun McMedal stated that the challenges of unemployment and lack of jobs is at the heart of this initiative….

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Badagary express way: construction work situation report

Badagary express way: construction work situation report

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede As the construction of Lagos-Badagary express way continues, here are 8 important things to know about the situation of the road. The construction company carrying out the palliative work initially reported to be at underbrdge on Wednesday are now at Iyana-Iba making the traffic at under bridge very serious this morning. The portion that was referred to ‘Red sea’ opposite police station, Barracks, Ojo has now been filled making it easy for vehicles…

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3 reasons why Okoko may witness Cholera outbreak soon

3 reasons why Okoko may witness Cholera outbreak soon

Reading Time: < 1 minute Cholera is a water borne diseases usually caused by unclean environment and contaminated water system. Okokomaiko today posses most of the causes of Cholera. Hence if situation not addressed,  Okokomaiko is at risk of cholera outbreak.   These are some of the reasons why Okokomaiko might witness cholera outbreak soon. 1. Poor Drainage system in Okokomaiko Okokomaiko drainage system is not appropriate. Up to 95% of the streets lack drainage. Places where there is no…

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