Category Archives: Announcement

PRESS RELEASE:The Debate Podium: What Igbogbo/Baiyeku Local Council Development Area Deserve

Our dear denizens of Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA, we have the pleasure to usher you into another voting period, where our fates are determined locally as against the general elections where we have a larger percentage of the nation’s population involved.The implication of this is that we can reach a compromise within ourselves to adopt the best …

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The House of Assembly Investigation into Sabo Market Demolition

I invite you to recall that on the 4th day of May, 2017, over 100 shops were demolished at the Sabo Market Ikorodu with other incidental losses to the shop owners. The victims of the carnage cried themselves to a hoax, while accusing fingers started to fly in different directions on social media. Some, out …

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Text of An Address Released On Thursday, June 8, 2017, By Comrade Adedeji Fatuga, Administrator of The Ikorodu Ambassadors Group Denying Support For Jungle Justice.

Jungle justice or Mob justice is a form of public extrajudicial killings, where an alleged criminal is humiliated, beaten, or summarily executed by a crowd or vigilantes. Treatments can vary from a “muddy treatment”, where the perceived perpetrator is made to roll in mud for hours, to severe beatings, necklacing and burnt. This form of …

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Online Political Debate: Thank You All, God Bless

For those of us that are students of history and politics, you would agree with me that the online debate on the Whatsapp platform of THE IMPACT Newspaper – Community held on  Tuesday, May 23, Wednesday May 24 and Thursday, May 25, 2017, has opened up another chapter in Ikorodu division’s political and social engagements. …

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Local Government Elections 2017: Political (Online) Debate

As proposed few weeks back that there would be an online political debate among aspirants vying to chair the six local council areas in the Division, we are happy to announce to the house that the debate shall be coming up between 7pm and 10pm on Tuesday, May 23, Wednesday, May 24 and Thursday, May …

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APOLOGY

Our attention has been drawn to a story titled, “L.E.A.R.N Hold Time Out with Youths On May 1” and published on THE IMPACT blog and other social media platforms related to us where the picture of Mrs Bolanle Ambode was mistakenly used instead of the picture of the former First lady, Dame Abimbola Fashola. We …

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APOLOGY

Our attention has been drawn to a story titled, “L.E.A.R.N Hold Time Out with Youths On May 1” and published on THE IMPACT blog and other social media platforms related to us where the picture of Mrs Bolanle Ambode was mistakenly used instead of the picture of the former First lady, Dame Abimbola Fashola. We …

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Press Statement Released By The Federal Ministry of Power, Works & Housing titled, “Federal Ministry of Power, Works And Housing Not Frustrating Ambode or His Government”

–Lists several requests it has approved for LASG –Says Governor failed to acknowledge he spoke with Minister who explained on going processes to him –Reveals that LASG has refused to provide land for National Housing Programme The attention of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has been drawn to certain statements credited to …

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COMMUNIQUE OF THE STAKEHOLDERS FORUM FOR MEDIA, NGO AND CBO ON THE THEME: “THE ROLE OF NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS IN DEEPENING DEMOCRACY IN LAGOS STATE” ORGANIZED BY THE LAGOS STATE INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION (LASIEC). HELD ON TUESDAY 21ST FEBRUARY, 2017, AT THE A3 EVENTS CENTRE, ITAMAGA, IKORODU, LAGOS.

The Guest speaker at the forum was Barrister Adetokunbo Mumuni. After extensive deliberation, the forum resolved as follows:- – Civil Society groups and the press should act as watch dogs, protecting the rights of the citizens . – A   free   and   robust   press   provides   strong   foundation for a functional democracy. – While the judiciary is …

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Thank You for Your Understanding, Supports

The management of your authoritative community news medium, THE IMPACT Newspaper – Community, want to thank you,our numerous readers and followers on our various social media platforms for your understanding and supports over the years. We are using this medium to appeal for your understanding regarding our inability to update you for about three weeks. …

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