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Lagos East Residents Applauds The#DoingGood Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru's Remarkable Food Packs Initiative for Vulnerable Communities

  The Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Distinguished Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA on Saturday distributed over 6,000 Food Packs to vulnerable members of the society in the Lagos East Senatorial District. It will be recalled that the Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District launched the quarterly Food Packs Programme in June, 2023. This is the second edition of the well applauded programme targeted at vulnerable people, namely; widows, unemployed youth, aged,women and People living with disabilities are drawn across the 98 wards in the 16 Local Government  Areas and Local Council Development areas of the district. Constituents trooped out enmasse to various collections in Ikorodu, Epe, Ibeju-Lekki, Somolu and Kosofe LGAs to collect the Food Packs containing:Goldenvita, Semo Vita, Garri,Pure Soya Oil,Spread(Butter), Granulated Sugar,Pasta Couscous,Pasta Macaroni, Pasta Spaghetti, Noodles Jollof, Noodles GMPS and Amazin

Hon Femi Saheed Brightens Lives in Kosofe Constituency ll: Distributes 250 Food Boxes to Constituents

                                                                            25th September, 2023 Honorable Femi Saheed Member Representing Lagos State House of Assembly Kosofe Constituency 2 act of generosity as usual, has once again brought joy and happiness to the elderly, widows, and vulnerable members of Kosofe Constituency II. On Monday 25th of September 2023, he distributed 250 food boxes, a gesture made possible through the support of the Lagos State Government. With cheers and applause, his constituents received this much-needed assistance. In his heartfelt message of gratitude, Hon Femi Saheed acknowledged the unwavering support of his constituents at the federal, state, and local levels. He empathized with their hardships and expressed his commitment to easing their burdens. These food boxes, a gift from Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, were intended to alleviate the effects of their struggles and pave the way for progress. As the newly appointed Chairman of the House Committee on Fin

Ojodu LCDA Council Boss Distributes 200 GCE Forms To Students, And Reward Dutiful Teachers With Cash Award To Boost Their Morale For Effectiveness

  Today at a noteworthy event Organised to encourage students and boost the morale of dutiful teachers, for effectiveness and efficiency, at the Council Secretariat Hall, Oke-ira, the Executive Chairman of Ojodu Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Hon. David Olusegun Odunmbaku, exhibited a strong commitment to education and empowerment. He distributed 200 free GCE forms and awarded bursaries to deserving students. Hon. Odunmbaku emphasized the pivotal role of education in fostering progress and development, stating that empowering the youth is crucial for a nation's future. The Chairman highlighted various educational initiatives, such as yearly distribution of 200 JAMB forms, provision of exercise books, welfare packages, and prizes for exceptional teachers. Additionally, the LCDA provided WASH facilities in schools through partnerships, upgraded the ICT Center, and offered free shuttle buses and coaching sessions for GCE and JAMB candidates. Hon. Odunmbaku outlined future plan

September Edition of Monthly Free Food Palliative Distribution: Mayoress at it again!

 Mayoress at it again The Executive Chairman of Ikosi Isheri LCDA, Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada, fondly referred to as the "Mayoress," orchestrated the September Edition of her monthly free food palliative distribution event that usually brought hope and relief to widows, aged, and various indigent residents across the Local Council Development Area (LCDA). This remarkable initiative coincided with a period of heightened economic hardship due to the removal of the fuel subsidy, making it even more impactful for the local community. The event was met with an overwhelming display of joy and gratitude from the beneficiaries who found solace in the kind gesture of the Mayoress during these challenging times. Their expressions of gratitude resonated throughout the LCDA, reflecting the Mayoress's commitment to the welfare of her constituents. Notably, among the communities benefiting from this noble initiative were the displaced occupants of the dilapidated Agboye Estate build

Humanitarian Services: Edu presented Empowerment Starter Packs to IDPs after training them

 Dr. Betta Edu presented empowerment starter packs to the IDPs who passed through the N-Scale Training of the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) #DrBettaEdu More details shortly... 

Humanitarian Crises: Dr Betta Edu Seeks Collaboration With Interior Ministry On Internal Security, Human Trafficking And Migration.

On Tuesday, September 12th, 2023, a significant joint meeting took place between the Director General of NAPTIP, Prof Fatima Waziri-Azi, and key representatives from the Federal Ministry of Interior and the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation. The meeting, presided over by the Honorable Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, aimed to foster collaboration between these ministries and their respective agencies. During the proceedings, the Honorable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu, commended the Ministry of Interior for its dedication to realizing the current administration's vision. She emphasized the importance of government agencies working cohesively toward shared objectives. Dr. Edu highlighted the need for NAPTIP, which recently gained approval to operate at airports, to collaborate closely with sister agencies like the Nigeria Immigration Service to combat human trafficking and irregular migration, whic

Southwest Speakers Forum Meets in Lagos

 In a significant gathering at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Speakers from the Southwestern state legislatures came together to deliberate on crucial matters concerning the region's progress. Hosted by Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, the meeting featured prominent figures like Rt. Hon. Taiwo Oluomo of Ogun, Adebo Ogundoyin of Oyo, Adeoye Aribasoye of Ekiti, Adewale Egbedun of Osun, and Olamide Oladiji of Ondo. Behind closed doors, these leaders discussed a spectrum of topics, including the advancement of legislative principles in the Southwest. During this meeting, Dr. Obasa highlighted the region's adoption of unified Business Rules and Standing Orders in the previous Assembly. They also tackled the upcoming election for the Conference of Speakers, where Ogun and Oyo had candidates. Additionally, they delved into the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN), emphasizing economic progress and development. The discussion bore fruitful results, and plans for further deliberat

LiRA Foundation Team Launches Back To School 4.0 Programme

 9th of September, 2023 In a significant stride towards education and community development, the LiRA Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation led by Lijirin Ruth Ayomide, has officially launched its Back To School 4.0 Programme, aptly named 'Every Child Counts.' The event took place earlier today at the foundation's office headquarters, marking a new chapter in their commitment to empowering underserved communities. This year's program stands out with its inclusive approach, as it welcomes not only pupils, the primary beneficiaries, but also their parents, along with distinguished dignitaries, including the 2023 I.C.T Graduands. The venue for this grand initiative has shifted to the Mhyoung Barracks in Morocco, Somolu, Lagos, providing a fresh setting for the Y2023 event. Following their established tradition of giving back to society at the grassroots level, the LiRA Foundation will distribute educational materials to the targeted audience on Saturday, September 16


 STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE             Sunday 10th of September, 2023 President Bola Tinubu will meet with the leadership of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) during a technical stopover in Abu Dhabi, UAE, after the President’s departure from New Delhi, India. The meeting will serve as a follow-up discussion to address specific, salient issues within the bilateral relationship after conversations held during a recent visit by the UAE Ambassador to the President at the State House in Abuja. The President is to address lingering bilateral issues while maximizing the opportunity of the stopover to equally advance his investment promotion objectives with high-level authorities in the public and private sectors of the United Arab Emirates. Following a successful investment drive on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit, active participation in the G-20 Summit, and a productive stopover in the UAE, the President is expected to return to Abuja immediately following the bilateral engagement. Chief Aju

Malay Apple: Nature's Tropical Treasure in Nigeria and Beyond

 30th of August, 2023 The Malay apple, a unique tropical fruit, has found its home in Nigeria and various tropical regions across the world. Originating from the Indo-Malayan region in Southeast Asia, this exquisite tree is celebrated for its stunning flowers and vibrant, glistening fruits. Today, these trees flourish in numerous states across Nigeria, captivating both locals and tourists alike. What sets the Malay apple apart is its impressive size, making it the largest apple fruit globally. With a remarkable juice content ranging from 90.3 to 91.6 grams, it boasts three distinct colors – red, green, and white – and three unique shapes – oblong, obovoid, and bell. It's particularly cherished in Nigeria for its sweet-sour flavor, especially the red variety. Beyond its visual and taste appeal, the Malay apple is a nutritional powerhouse. Backed by scientific research in journals like the Scientific World Journal, Food Chemistry, and Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, its nutrient

Transport Services Subsidized in Lagos

 GT Waterline, a prominent commercial ferry operator, is poised to introduce an efficient water transport system in Lagos, specifically targeting the residents of Shomolu, Kosofe, Lagos Mainland, Lagos Island, and nearby areas. Their mission is to seamlessly integrate water transport with existing modes of transportation in the region. This initiative will kickstart at the Ilaje Bariga Waterfront Jetty in Lagos. The operation will begin with a fleet of 20-seater luxury boats, equipped with standard life jackets and cutting-edge Navigational Aids to ensure the utmost safety of passengers. These commercial ferries will ply routes from Ilaje Bariga to key locations such as Ebute Ero, CMS, Lekki, Addax/Sandfill/Law School Falomo, Victoria Island, Liverpool, and Flour Mills in Apapa, Lagos. The schedule for daily trips from the Bariga Waterfront Jetty will run between 6:45 AM and 10:00 AM in the morning, with a return trip scheduled for 5:00 PM from Falomo terminal and 5:30 PM from CMS Jett


As part of efforts to cushion the socioeconomic hardship occasion by the removal of fuel subsidy, the Executive Chairman, Kosofe local government, Hon. Barrister Moyosore Ogunlewe is set to launch free shuttle buses for the residents of kosofe local government Area. The buses which would ply all the important areas in the council, namely Ojota, Ogudu, Oworonshoki, Maryland and Mende  are to give succour to the good people of Kosofe, especially in the difficult period. In response to the socioeconomic challenges brought about by the removal of fuel subsidies, Hon. Barrister Moyosore Ogunlewe, the Executive Chairman of Kosofe local government, is initiating a vital relief program. This initiative aims to alleviate the hardships faced by the residents of Kosofe local government Area. One of the cornerstone aspects of this program is the introduction of free shuttle buses that will serve the diverse and crucial areas within the council, including Ojota, Ogudu, Oworonshoki, Maryland, and Me