Hon Kuye Taofeek Olajide asks Nigerians to be their brother’s keeper

  In the spirit of Eid-el-Kabir , Hon Taofeek Olajide Kuye, a frontlinepolitician and a Muslim faithful, has urged Nigerians to use theperiod of the festival to show love to one another and also imbibe thespirit of  brotherliness. He added that this country belongs toeverybody and we should work together to foster the growth of ournation while also praying for our leaders and frontline healthpractitioners battling the COVID -19 pandemic.His words, ‘’Muslims should seize the moment to pray to God for hismercy upon the whole world, so that the pandemic…

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Ajidagba suggests successor

The second term serving out Chairman of Ifelodun Local Council Development Area,Hon Fatai Ajidagba recently made a suggestion of who takes over from him as the Council boss. Rising from a closed door meeting early Tuesday morning,Ajidagba bluntly told the eight Chairmanship aspirants of his group,Ajidagba Campaign Organisation(ACO) that the eight has to be pruned to three.Sources from the meeting quoted Ajidagba as justifying the prune to the fact that only three of the eight has been working. However,in a previous meeting of the group’s CAC last week,Ajidagba was said…

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2021 Councillorship aspirants: A peep at Ifelodun power blocks, their chances

WARD G A loyal member of Hon Kolawole Taiwo group told this paper that this ward has a bad memory for the group as they will do everything to wipe off that memory. Here, the group lost both the Councillor ship seat and the leader of the Council seat, as well as a young vibrant youth popularly called ITALO who died early this year after being groomed to recover the ward for the group. So, this would have been an opportunity to regain the lost chance but that is where…

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Alhaji Garba tasks Ajeromi,Ifelodun Chairmen on Infrastructures

Alhaji  Abdulkareem Adewunmi Garba was  a former state treasurer  of Alliance for Democracy  in Lagos  and presently one of the Apex leaders in All Progressives Congress Party in Ajeromi local government. He spoke on wide range of issues in our discussion with him.Security: In relation to people living in Alayabiagba where I stay, there is no problem because the security issues in the area are usually politically orchestrated and the people are seeking for their own rights and unfortunately they take the laws into their hands especially the grown up…

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The wasted years of Ajeromi/Ifelodun must be redeemed-PDP

Hon Chinedu A Ezugha is the head of Publicity, The People’s Democratic Party in Ajeromi Ifelodun local government and he argues thus.   The holy book is clear on what happens when the righteous and the unrighteous rule.  The former brings prosperity, development, dividends, progress and joy while the later multiplies hardships,sufferings and sorrow.The question is, Is God concerned about governance and leadership? Yes, he is! However, he has placed the responsibility on men: politicians, technocrats and others to administer leadership when called upon, so, man is endowed with the…

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2021 Councilorship aspirants: A peep at Ifelodun power blocks, their chances

WARD F This ward like ward E, has a second term serving Councilor, Hon Ibrahim Aweda, though people say it is Absalam Aweda. It is not very clear yet whether it is the same Hon Ibrahim Aweda. For the timely intervention of Hon Taiwo, these conflicting names was said to almost have botched his second term ticket. Hon Aweda is said to be interested in running for a third term which has never happened in the political history of Ajeromi/Ifelodun local government. Questions have been asked, maybe, he is scheming…

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2021 Councillorship aspirants: A peep at Ifelodun power blocks, their chances

WARD E Hon Sikiru Kuti is the Majority leader and Councilor representing the ward, son of Alhaji Muda Kuti, the immediate past LGA Chairman of the All Progressives Congress and an Apex leader too. Hon Kuti is serving his second term, though rumors are rife that he wants to break the records by gunning for a third term. Political observers believe that Hon Kuti’s chances may be slim as his tenure is said not to have impacted positively in the lives of his constituents and he never contributed much in…

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LIRS to Implement Additional Tax Incentives and Reliefs to Taxpayers in Lagos State

In furtherance of the commitment to mitigate the negative effect ofCOVID-19 pandemic on individuals and businesses, Lagos State InternalRevenue Service (LIRS) has commenced the implementation of additionalreliefs and measures to further ease the impact of the pandemic ontaxpayers in Lagos State starting from Thursday, July 16, 2020. These additional measures and incentives are sequel to the agency’sinitial 3-month extension of the deadline for filing of annual returns(from March 31 to June 30, 2020). According to the Executive Chairman, LIRS, Mr. Ayodele Subair, “thefollowing measures are to be implemented to further…

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2021 Councillorship aspirants: A peep at Ifelodun power blocks, their chances

WARD D There seem to be an imminent political challenge here because it is the ward of the present leader of the legislative arm of the Council, Hon Atinuke Fatimah Salaudeen, who is in her first tenure. Political observers believe that a royal rumble is building up here as the elections draw nearer because Hon Atinuke has the backing of the Ifelodun Council Chairman who is serving out his two tenures, before her emergence as Councilor, she is said not to be known in any political circle in Ifelodun, not…

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2021 Councillorship aspirants: A peep at Ifelodun power blocks, their chances

WARD C This Ward is presently represented by Hon Wasiu Adeola aka Awaco, who rode to office on popular public opinion. Before him, was the former Allied group Councilor, and the present Ward C Chairman, Hon Sulaimon Adelaja Adeleye. Hon Sulaimon’s intent to return could be explained as the resolve of Allied group’s determination to return to the front burner, even the former councilor being the Ward Chairman is a strong signal that indicates a long time scheming of his group to recover the seat. It will be one of…

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