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  STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE  VP Shettima Affirms President Tinubu's Devotion To Interfaith Harmony  *Tasks members on religious tolerance, hitch-free pilgrimage Vice President Kashim Shettima has the resolve of the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu administration to uphold religious freedom and interfaith unity.  According to him, regardless of anyone's position, the place of faith in the nation is not only critical but provides a framework for comfort among citizens and for the stability of the nation at large.  Speaking on Tuesday when he inaugurated the Board of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission @NGChrisPilgComm at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the Vice President said Nigeria is what it is because it is a nation of God, and this spirituality is of prevailing interest.  VP Shettima maintained that Nigeria's strength lies in its diversity of faiths, vowing that there will be no discrimination under the Tinubu-led government.  "Our duty is to provide a safe haven f

Mayoress Hosts Ikosi Isheri Senior Citizens for Year 2024 Game Day Celebration

  In a heartwarming display of community spirit and appreciation, the Senior Citizens of Ikosi-isheri LCDA, Ikosi Ketu, Nigeria, came together in jubilation for the much-anticipated Y2024 Game Day. Hosted under the auspices of the esteemed Mayoress, Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada, the event proved to be a testament to the vitality and importance of the elder members of society. In her poignant welcome address, Mayoress Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada underscored the indispensable roles and significance of the Senior Citizens within the community fabric. With unwavering conviction, she expressed that they deserve not just respect, but enduring care and boundless happiness. The day unfolded with a plethora of activities designed to foster camaraderie, enjoyment, and holistic well-being. From classic board games like Ludo, Ayo Olopon, Chess, and Draft, to spirited rounds of table tennis, there was something to engage every participant. The spirit of competition mingled seamlessly with the jo

OBA Saliu Babatunde Saliu Unity Cup: Celebrating Community and Football Excellence

The OBA Saliu Babatunde Saliu Unity Cup, now in its 2nd edition, is a remarkable event that brings together football enthusiasts, community leaders, and passionate players. Held on May 11, 2024, at the majestic Oloworo Palace, this tournament celebrates unity, sportsmanship, and the spirit of togetherness. At the heart of this event stands Olori Oluwabukola Maryam Saliu, the wife of Oloworo. Her grace, elegance, and commitment to community development have been instrumental in making the Unity Cup a success. Her presence at the event added a touch of regal charm and warmth.  *Highlights Press Conference: The day kicked off with an insightful press conference, where organizers, sponsors, and players shared their excitement. The media captured every moment, emphasizing the significance of this community-driven initiative. Trophy Presentation: The gleaming trophy, a symbol of excellence, was unveiled amidst cheers and applause. Oba Babatunde Saliu, the visionary behind this event, present

Appreciation: Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru Honored as Ikorodu Man of the Year

I Sincerely Thank You All! I extend my heartfelt appreciation for the overwhelming show of love and wonderful goodwill messages, warm greetings that poured in following my emergence as the Ikorodu Man of the Year. I dedicate the cherished award to the esteemed constituents of the Lagos East Senatorial District, our gallant leaders, numerous supporters and my team members who played pivotal role in my quest to deliver greater good to the larger number of our people, which culminated in this award, amongst several equally prestigious awards and recognitions I have received both in Lagos East Senatorial District and beyond.  Indeed, this is a shot in the arm to do more for my dear people in Ikorodu, and across the Lagos East Senatorial District. I shall continue to seek ways we can better the lives of people.  I congratulate other awardees in various categories. I celebrate your contributions to the overall  development of Ikorodu. Once again, thank you all from the depths of my heart, an

The Reality of Opportunities: A Tale of Nigerian Professionals

In a casual conversation with a friend back home in Nigeria, the stark contrast between opportunities in different parts of the world became painfully apparent. We were discussing the earnings of professionals, and what I heard about the salaries of professors in Canada left me speechless.  According to my friend, most professors in Canada earn around N500,000 a month. To some, this might sound like a decent sum, but when compared to the standard of living and earning potential in other countries, it's far from impressive. I couldn't help but wonder: How can individuals spend years studying and honing their expertise only to earn what seems like a meager sum back home? This conversation reignited my passion for helping others discover better opportunities abroad, particularly in Canada. That's why I created the Canada Sponsored Job Hack Masterclass. It's not just about finding a job; it's about unlocking a pathway to a better future. In the Masterclass, I share five

NYSC Service: Urgent Appeal for Assistance with JAMB Regularization Issues for LASPOTECH Graduates

We are reaching out to shed light on a critical predicament impacting all the recently graduated students of Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), which has now transitioned into a university. Throughout this transition, the institution continued to confer degrees to graduates from its polytechnic programs. However, these graduates are now encountering significant hurdles with the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) concerning the regularization of our admissions. At the heart of the matter is JAMB's reluctance to process our regularization, which is essential for our eligibility to participate in the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). JAMB's rationale is rooted in their stance that they cannot regularize admissions for an institution that no longer exists, as LASPOTECH has been formally upgraded into a university and consequently removed from their portal. Despite concerted efforts to resolve this issue internally with the university's administration

Happy Birthday Hon. (Mrs) Olayinka Oladunjoye

On behalf of the good people of the Lagos East Senatorial District,  I heartily congratulate my dear sister, the Honourable Federal Commissioner, representing Lagos State at the National Population Commission, NPC, Hon. (Mrs) Olayinka Saidat Oladunjoye on the ocassion on her birthday. I celebrate her many accomplishments as an astute grassroot politician and public administrator. The immense contributions she made to the development of our great State are well acknowledged. On this special day, I join her family and numerous well-wishers in wishing her a happy birthday. I pray that Almighty God grants her more years in sound health and prosperity. Ameen. Congratulations and happy birthday! Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo and Mrs Feyisola Abiru

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HAPPENING LIVE @ SENATOR ADEBAYO OSINOWO HALL, IKOSI-ISHERI LCDA SECRETARIAT _The competition was geared towards giving back to the community through mass participation in sports and scouting table tennis talents in the community._ Powered by: πŸ“Princess Samiat Abolanle Bada MAYORESS of Ikosi Isheri LCDA  Face of Kosofe Yeyesewa of Ilara Kingdom  Yeyeoge of Ijanikin Land  Oluomo of Kosofeland  πŸ“ Hon. Damilare Orimoloye Senior Special Assistant to Governor of Lagos State on Sports #MyheartIsWhereMyCommunityIs #MayoressLekanSi

Workers’ Day: Senator Tokunbo Abiru Salutes Nigerian Workers’ Resilience In Face of Economic, Social Challenges

Today, I celebrate the resilience, dedication, and unwavering spirit of Nigerian workers in the face of challenges. Their labour and productivity are the foundation upon which our society thrives, our esteemed workers’ contributions are truly invaluable.  There can be no remarkable economic growth without the contribution of workers and there can be no national development without economic development.Our workers play crucial roles in all we attain as a nation and that fact needs to be recognised always. May this day serve as a reminder of  their importance, and continuous strive for excellence in all they do. Happy Workers' Day to all the dedicated and hardworking workers in Nigeria! Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions Chairman, Southern Senators’ Forum *Federal Republic of Nigeria.