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WASIU ADESINA BAGS BEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT CHAIRMAN IN LAGOS STATE AWARD AT PRESTIGE EXCELLENCE EVENT ®™√ INN Nigeria ©
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GIVING FOR LIVING FOUNDATION COLLABORATE DIVINE HERITAGE CHILDREN’S CENTRE, MARKS ORPHAN DAY WITH PROVISION OF RELIEF ITEMS FOR LESS PRIVILEGED KIDS ®™√ INN Nigeria ©
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WASIU ADESINA BAGS BEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT CHAIRMAN IN LAGOS STATE AWARD AT PRESTIGE EXCELLENCE EVENT ®™√ INN Nigeria © BACK2BACK: PRESTIGE PRESENTS BEST STATE REGIONAL BLOG AWARD TO IKORODU NEWS NETWORK (INN) FOR SECOND TIME ®™√ INN Nigeria © 12TH LARGEST CITY IN NIGERIA: IKORODU NEWS NETWORK (INN) SET TO RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO, PROMOTING LAGOS WATERBED REGION, CAMEO APPEARANCE BY FOLA TINUBU, JIMI BENSON, FOLASHADE, AMA, OTHERS ®™√ INN Nigeria © FOURTH MAINLAND BRIDGE: LAGOS TO ANNOUNCE PREFERRED BIDDER BY END OF 2022 AFTER SHORTLISTING THREE FOR RFP STAGE II ®™√ INN Nigeria © GIVING FOR LIVING FOUNDATION COLLABORATE DIVINE HERITAGE CHILDREN’S CENTRE, MARKS ORPHAN DAY WITH PROVISION OF RELIEF ITEMS FOR LESS PRIVILEGED KIDS ®™√ INN Nigeria ©
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NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS, IKORODU BRANCH HOLDS 3RD AGM, SUES FOR PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIP IN IKORODU ®™√ INN Nigeria ©

4884i4i4j4j2441990785031222139 The 3rd annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Nigerian Institute of Architects Ikorodu Branch (Lagos State) took place at the College of Agriculture hall, Lagos state university of science and technology (LASUSTECH) in Ikorodu on the 17th of November 2022.
Coalescing experts across the meadow of Architecture, the program theme, promoting health in buildings and cities, targeted Ikorodu, 12th largest city in Nigeria as it case study.
Playing host to scholars from both LASUSTECH and Caleb university revolving in the field, the meeting was built to attain excellence in creative management of the physical environment by mobilising informed membership for quality services.
In his opening remarks, Arc. Victor Uchenna, NIALSC Ikorodu Branch Chairman, stated that the constant migration of people into Ikorodu due to its stable geography, peaceful environment and people putting pressure on the city.
Expressing that Architects, more than ever before should partner with other Professionals to control the massive ongoing construction projects, and save the city from possible disasters of building collapses, slum growths, urban sprawls and squatter payments that can transpire when cities are expanded without the inputs of trained professionals.
Recounting that the branch 2nd AGM in 2021 was aimed at implementing her election, Arc. Victor explained that the outcome returned most of the executives and added more hands to the executive committee, enabling the outlet to fulfil its objective task of shaping the first Branch created by Lagos State Chapter of the Institute.
He continued, "The Branch achieved her goals in most of the programmes and activities set out for the year under review. These include; Founders' day/Memorial Lecture on the posthumous birthday of one the founders of NIA, ARC Pa Michael Olutusen Onafowokan (OON), held on 1st April 2022".
According to Arc. Victor, the program enticed the NIA President and National Excos, Chapter Chairman and Excos and several other Old members of the Institute.
"Dignitaries across Ikorodu were represented including Senator Tokunbo Abiru, representing Lagos East Senatorial district and Royal fathers of Ikorodu, plus members of allied professions".
"During Arc. Enyi Ben-Ebo, President of the Institute keynote speech, he declared that the Founders Day Celebration which is the brainchild of Ikorodu Branch will now become a national project and accompany with first publication of a Compendium of Historic and Iconic Buildings in Ikorodu" Arc. Victor concluded.
Minutes of the first biennial general meeting of the Nigerian institute of architects, Ikorodu branch which was held on the 16th of December 2021 was read by Arc. Onibon-Oje Abiola (Ikorodu branch secretary), while financial reports of the institute were delivered by Arc. Ezekiel Odebiyi (Ikorodu branch treasurer) respectively.
Professor Adedeji Daramola, Professor of Architecture and Pioneer Rector, Redeemer’s College of Technology and Management, in his lecture, explained that sustainable development goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all, because they address the global challenges faced by people, including those related to poverty.
Professor of Architecture and Pioneer Rector, Redeemer’s College of Technology and Management, in his lecture, explained that sustainable development goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all, because they address the global challenges faced by people, including those related to poverty.
According to him, Every person, in every city, deserves to live the healthiest possible life because if the people in a city are healthy, then the city is healthy.
Professor Daramola, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Caleb University, Imota, asserted that mobility should not only be a matter of developing transport infrastructure and services. It has to be placed in a systemic context including city planning as a whole, to overcome the social, economic, political, and physical constraints of movement.
"The term 'sick building syndrome (SBS) is used to describe situations in which building occupants experience acute health and comfort effects that appear to be linked to time spent in a building, but no specific illness or cause can be identified" He added.
Other pioneer Executives of the Branch in attendance include; the Vice Chairman, Arc. Gbolahan Kukoyi, Secretary, Arc. Abiola Onibon-Oje, Treasurer, Arc. A.O Bolarinde, Financial Secretary, Arc. Olusola Amusan, P.R.O., Arc. Oladele Onafowokan and Liaison officer Arc. Tayo Oladipupo.
Prof. Oluwole Alagbe, Prof Dare Abel, Lecturers from caleb university, Arc. Opeyemi Asadi and Arc. Odeniran Gbenga was also in attendance.
NIALSC Ikorodu branch was founded on May 10, 2019, due to the desire to reach out to Architects who live and work in the localities within Lagos State not so close to the regular and constitutional place of meetings.
It was anchored by Arc. Olusegun Mayor Olabiyitan and Arc. Sumbo Ademakinwa.

The 3rd annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Nigerian Institute of Architects Ikorodu Branch (Lagos State) took place at the College of Agriculture hall, Lagos state university of science and technology (LASUSTECH) in Ikorodu on the 17th of November 2022. Coalescing experts

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ISUWEEK’22: FREE HEALTH SERVICE SUPPORTS 231 ELDERS, 50 CHILDREN ®™√ INN Nigeria ©

394994j4j44jjjj7E2457454502891651949. Ikorodu General Hospital, Imota Annex that was brought alive on Monday, 14th of November, 2022 as Imota Student's Union hosted Day-3 program of ISUWEEK'22 tagged; Free Medical Check Up, Drugs/Health & Waste Management Enlightenment in the hospital's compound.
The program, considered one of the most anticipated in the annual line-up of the union activities of ISU WEEK witnessed the presence of twenty-six (26) medical personnel; doctors, pharmacists, laboratory officials, pharmacists, environmental officials, health educators and auxiliary nurses which catering to two hundred and thirty-one (231) elders, ages ranges from 16 - 80 years and children from 1 - 15years.
Mr. Saheed Yekini (PRO, Ikorodu general hospital, Imota annex), communicating the local dialect, Ijebu, and translating to Yoruba and English, encouraged participants to make use of the general hospital in the community, discouraging the improper waste disposal culture and also sensitise the people on the need to subscribe to ilere eko, an health insurance scheme of Lagos state government. According to Comrade Adenusi David Olamide, the Chairman, ISUWEEK'22 Organising Committee, "This program is organised to sensitise our people of the dangers of drug abuse, improper waste disposal and also to give them the opportunity of a free diagnosis, free consultations with doctors, free eye check up service and free drugs." Speaking further, he noted that, "most of the people in the community are low income earners, and while struggling to put three square meal on the table, they barely have left over resources to be spent on checkup and other medical services. Hence, the organisation of this program".
The Health Educator from Ikorodu General Hospital, advised the participants to often check their B.P and visit the general hospital equipped with qualified medical professional and updated facilities for checkup and not to wait till they are overwhelmed with health issues before visiting hospital. She also advised against drug abuse and discouraged the practices of going to the pharmaceutical shops without a doctor prescription.
Talking to partakers, the Environmental Health Official, charged all the participants to be conscious of their environment, because there can only be sound healthy, if the environment is clean. She advised the participants to sort their wastes; the biodegradable to a container and the none biodegradable to be sorted in another container; all should be in a container with covered lid placed at the front of the house.
One of the participants who identified himself as Oklaho, asserted, "this program is one program people always look out for in the community. It gives us the opportunity to see doctors, get health related advise and free drugs". Appreciating Imota Student's Union for the opportunity, he wished every members of the union well in all their endeavours".
The President of Imota Student's Union, Comrade Ogunbowale Olatayo Bodunrin acknowledged the Director of Ikorodu General Hospital for collaborating with the union. "I'm deeply indebted to the Director of Ikorodu General Hospital for partnering with the union". He continued, "They supplied us with drugs and personnel, boosting our coverage. Also, I want to recognise all the public and government hospital in Imota and Agbowa that released their personnel for the outreach. "We're indeed grateful for the presence of His Royal Highness, Oba Mufashir Bakare Agoro, the Ranodu of Imota and the Olufoworesete II".
"It is important to note that ISUWEEK'22 programs still continue, and while am so grateful for the kind gestures of our supporters, I also want to call for more support". "We really do have lot of programs and projects that target all age brackets, especially the students in Imota and its environs and we are currently running out of resources to execute the programs and projects".
"Hence, we call on all and sundry to come to our aid, so that together, we can build Imota community of our dreams" He concluded.

Ikorodu General Hospital, Imota Annex that was brought alive on Monday, 14th of November, 2022 as Imota Student’s Union hosted Day-3 program of ISUWEEK’22 tagged; Free Medical Check Up, Drugs/Health & Waste Management Enlightenment in the hospital’s compound. The program, considered one

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IMOTA STUDENTS’ UNION WALKS AGAINST SOCIAL VICES, CRUSADE MESSAGE TO STREET CORNERS ®™√ INN Nigeria ©

3993939939999i7E25046815189803342185. On Saturday, 12th of November, 2022, the streets of Imota were agog as students Imota community and its environs trooped out under the backing of the Imota Student's Union to Walk Against Social Vices besetting the community.
The walk which started at the U.P.E playing ground witnessed the presence of students from different higher institutions in Nigeria, students from public and private secondary schools in Imota Local Council Development Area, and community stakeholders, amongst which is Dr Olujimi Adejo, Senior Lecturer, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Lagos State University, Ojo; Mr Lekan Ogunbowale, Director Commerce and Industry, Lagos State Ministry of Commerce and Industry; Comrade Fasasi Abdulraheem, Former Speaker of Faculty of Science, Lagos State University, etc.
After a presentation from various individuals on the adverse effect of social vices, students were inspired to take to the streets to share the information. Carrying handbills and placards containing inscriptions such as: Say No to; Cultism, Killing, Street Fighting, Drug Abuse, Cybercrime, Gambling, Thuggery, Stealing, Smoking, and Improper Waste Management, amongst other vices that are capable of harming human health and hampered societal development.
Communicating with the press, Comrade Ogunbowale Olatayo Bodunrin said, “Today, we are walking against social vices plaguing our society. We the students and the youths, we've gotten to a point where we can no longer be quiet". "Hence, the need for us to stand up and walk against all vices is making ourselves the solution to the problems of our society".
Dr Olujimi Adejo, a senior lecturer, from the Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Lagos State University, Ojo lauded the Union for its efforts. He went down history lane, digging out different intervention programs of the union from different leaders. Appreciating the conveners of the event, He encourages the attendees to make the best use of this opportunity.
Mr Lekan Ogunbowale, Director of Commerce and Industry, Lagos State Ministry of Commerce and Industry advised the students to be accountable, consistent, contented and humble in their journey in life.
Comrade Fasasi Abdulraheem, a former speaker of the Faculty of Science, Lagos State University, Ojo and staff of the Lagos State University, Department of Physics, addressed the students and told them they are training themselves on how to stand tall in the future.
While wrapping up the walk, the President, Comrade Ogunbowale Olatayo Bodunrin appreciated everyone that partook in the walk, especially the lecturers and the director that followed throughout the walk. He advised the students to be alert, as there are many opportunities for students and youths.

On Saturday, 12th of November, 2022, the streets of Imota were agog as students Imota community and its environs trooped out under the backing of the Imota Student’s Union to Walk Against Social Vices besetting the community. The walk which started at

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THEATRE FOR VALUE INITIATIVE TOURS OF PROJECT EXCEL IN LITERATURE, HOSTS 15 SCHOOLS IN IKORODU ®™√ INN Nigeria ©

89977787887773805823680896045956 Project excel in literature is a creative masterpiece put together by the Theatre For Value Initiative to comprehend their academic texts better.
Visually presenting drama in the school's curriculum, through movements and imagery to build pupils both educationally and morally, the initiative puts up with stories to stage plays, enhancing students' method of understanding.
Though, the initiative has been touring around Lagos, it held its first edition in Ikorodu with 15 schools across the waterbed region converging at Labi Oasis theatre for a thrilling time, bringing written words to reality through drama.
Aiding adequate insight, students were fascinated by A John Kargbo's Play on the 10th of November 2022.
The stage play allows the students to get a rational knowledge of the subjects they examine, enhancing their learning process not only for examination purposes but also for their overall learning tendencies.
Speaking to Ikorodu News Network (INN), Matilda Azum, Coordinator, of Theatre For Value Initiative, explained that the goal of the enterprise is to shape the mindset of teenagers and youth for positive norms.
She continued, "We've been inviting schools in Ikorodu to be part of our programs at the National Theatre in Lagos, the Global memorial hall at Lagos Island and also the University of Lagos (UNILAG)". "Heeding to their complaints about the traffic and distance in attending it, we decided to organised Ikorodu's maiden edition to bring the program closer to them" She explained. She expanded that the stage plays are formulated together to ease up academic practices, airing that sometimes, school life might be boring for students.
The Stage play 'Let Me Die Alone', was Managed by Ese Sam Crystal, Directed by Kaptaintony Ofili-Akpom, and Produced by Matilda Azum with Music and Dance Created by Gbolahan Raheem 'Wings.
It featured; Angela Anyanwu, Kaptaintony Ofil-Akpom, Eze Odilamma, Uche Enechukwu, Luke Gift, Olatigbe Godwin, Ese Crystal, Gbolahan Raheem, Glory Stephen, Anslem Aleakhue, Samson Olowu, Chukwutem Isicheli, Ebenezer Nwabunor, Obed Erusi, Ruth Okezie, Adekunle Gad, Favour Aluko, Olayemi Comfort, Anjorin Precious and Oyaje Paul.
Matilda Azum later affirmed that though the play is targeted at private schools, it doesn't exclude public institutions as the initiative is open to partnerships to expand its concept and presence.

Project excel in literature is a creative masterpiece put together by the Theatre For Value Initiative to comprehend their academic texts better. Visually presenting drama in the school’s curriculum, through movements and imagery to build pupils both educationally and morally, the initiative

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NEW HEIGHT ADVANCED SCHOOL & CRADLE AID ACADEMY RECEIVES IMOTA STUDENTS UNION IN ONGOING SECONDARY SCHOOL SENSITISATION ®™√ INN Nigeria ©

4884844juh4n794784762077305353. As the awareness program for secondary school runs into it last week, It provided an atmosphere of impact, witnessing the dignity of notable facilitators, comrades of the union, the Proprietor and her staff, coupled with the target audience, the students.
The program, overseen by distinguished facilitators continuously spearheads the three main focuses of the program. Moderated by Comr. Adenusi David Olamide, the first session was handled by Comr. Ogunbowale Olatayo Bodunrin, President of Imota Students' Union, who spoke on Ways to Attaining Academics Excellence. Outlining educational tips for growth and academic excellence, Comrade Ogunbowale urged students to know their Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities and threat, with a positive mindset to achieve success with God. He further gave a distinction between the three categories of students i.e A's, B's and C's, asserting that the difference between them all is their way of thinking and thought patterns.
The second session, anchored by Miss Paulina Idris, a student of the University of Unilorin enumerated points but not limited to developing students' core values, ability to know individuals in their peers for personal development etc.
In conclusion, substantial use of social media was addressed by Amb. Okubote Anuoluwapo, who educated the students on the basic purpose of social media, reasons to use social media and things not to use social media for. He further made it known that as young minds, seeking chances can have social media helpful or detrimental to opportunities. "Hence social media will either make a man or mar a man", he added. At the high point of the program, distinguished facilitators and comrades were appreciated with the award of service certificate, presented to them for their positive impact on the lives of the students. The program ended with gratitude and commendation from both schools' proprietors after teachers from each school gave a closing remark. The union also received a prayer frame from Cradle Aid Academy in further acknowledgment of their appearance at the school.

As the awareness program for secondary school runs into it last week, It provided an atmosphere of impact, witnessing the dignity of notable facilitators, comrades of the union, the Proprietor and her staff, coupled with the target audience, the students. The program,

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