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Oyo House of Assembly Aspirant , Oloye Ademola Titilopemi Ajibola Mourns Late Alaafin Oyo, Describes Him As A Custodian of Culture

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Ibadan-born businessman and aspiring lawmaker, Oloye Ademola Titilopemi Ajibola has commiserated with the good people of Oyo Town as they mourn the great passage to the land of the ancestors of Iku Baba Yeye, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, the Alaafin of Oyo, yesterday night.

In a statement released by his media office, he disclosed “ I am personally saddened by this news. I have a close relationship with the Oyo Palace as some of the princesses are my personal friends and Olori Omoh is a sister of mine too”. My egbon and political leader is equally the Ayedero of Yorubaland, a title conferred on him by the late king”.

“No matter how old our parents are, we don’t ever want them to go to the greater beyond and this also relates to our foremost king who has lived as one of the longest-reigning monarchs in Nigeria and even Africa. Baba’s life was a very rich one and as a custodian of the culture and a first-class ruler, he did all that was necessary to elevate Oyo town and the entire Oyo State”.

“I for one intend to visit Baba after the APC primaries, even though I’m contesting in Ibadan South West, solely because I wanted his fatherly advice as I journey down to 2023. I condole with my APC brother and federal lawmaker, Prince Skimeh and the entire royal household on this. This news will definitely reshape the traditional and bey extension , political structure of Oyo state as we have lost the late great Olubadan Adetunji and Baba Soun in the past months”.

Ademola Titilopemi Ajibola, popular known as A. T. A, is one of the youngest new lights flying the banner of APC in Oyo State and he has over the past years financed and promoted a number of life-changing projects for the benefit of people within and beyond his constituency, a feat that earned him Gbobaniyi of Sibaland last year.

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CIPM appoints a new Registrar/Chief Executive, Oluwatoyin Naiwo

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A former Director, Strategy, Advocacy & Stakeholder Relations of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM) Oluwatoyin Naiwo has been appointed as Registrar and Chief Executive of the Institute.

According to the Institute, Naiwo’s appointment takes effect from Monday, September 12, 2022.

Her appointment was announced in a statement by the CIPM President, Olusegun Mojeed.

‘Ms Naiwo is no newcomer to the CIPM having served as Director, Strategy, Advocacy & Stakeholder Relations, with the responsibility of driving the Institute’s strategy development and execution process, spearheading the Institute’s role in advocating a legislative agenda on Human Capital matters with the Nigerian government, building and maintaining relationships with governmental (Federal and State) and non-governmental institutional stakeholders both within Nigeria and internationally to extend CIPM’s reach and influence,’ the CIPM President said in a statement.

Aside her previous role in CIPM, Naiwo has a grasp of comprehensive and strategic understanding of business and technical issues and Human Resource Management. Her diverse experience in Human Resource Management spans over a twenty-eight (28) years period across industries and sectors in the United Kingdom and Nigeria.

Elaborating further on Naiwo’s leadership experience across board and what her appointment means for the Institute, the CIPM President said: ‘Ms. Naiwo has extensive leadership experience across industries and sectors and has demonstrated her ability to build successful organisations and businesses. We are confident that the Registrar and the new team will be a force in developing and driving CIPM forward in line with our vision to be the Institute of choice for People Management’

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BREAKING: LASG IMPOUNDS 40 TRAILERS UNDER FLYOVER BRIDGES AT COSTAIN TO IGANMU IN LAGOS

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The Operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) today impounded 40 illegally parked trailers, trucks and tankers under flyover bridges at Costain to Iganmu area of Lagos.

The General Manager of LASTMA Mr Bolaji Oreagba disclosed that the enforcement operations which was led by the Director of Operations (Headquarters) Mr. Peter Gbedemeje was carried out immediately after the expiration of a ‘7-day Removal Order” served on them.

Mr Oreagba disclosed further that the level of voluntary compliance was encouraging as majority had removed their heavy duty vehicles before the commencement of the enforcement operations.

“We are very happy with the level of voluntary compliance by owner/drivers of these illegally parked trucks including other illegal workshops such as Iron benders, mechanics, food/ Fruits vendors”.

These 40 impounded trailers were contravened around Ijora, Costain, Breweries and Ajegunle Park by Ijora Mobil Road area of Iganmu, Lagos

The Head of Operations, Mr Peter Gbedemeje stated that the cleanup exercise would be continuous and be extended to other parts of the State in order checkmate criminal activities across the State.

He however confirmed that owners/drivers of these impounded 40 trailers would be charged to court accordingly.

 

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LASTMA ARRAIGNS 146 TRAFFIC LAW VIOLATORS/OFFENDERS BEFORE MOBILE COURT

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The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has arraigned owners/drivers of 146 vehicles arrested across the State for various traffic offenses in August, 2022.

The General Manager of LASTMA, Mr. Bolaji Oreagba disclosed this over the weekend, adding that the alleged offenders are being prosecuted before the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Mobile Court).

According to him, “77 offenders are being prosecuted for One-Way Driving, 5 for Willful Obstruction, 5 for Illegal Parking, 2 for Unpainted Commercial Vehicle, 5 for Wrongful Overtaking, 4 for Driving on Walkways/Kerbs, 6 for BRT Obstructions, 10 for Reckless & Dangerous Driving, 4 for Picking/Dropping Passengers at Undesignated Bus Stops and 5 for Disobeying Traffic Control Officers among others”.

Also, as part of our feedbacks mechanism “we attended and resolved various complaints from motorists via our ‘complaints lines and social media handles
08174722227 08100565860
Instagram (ekolastma)
Twitter (@followlastma)
Facebook (ekolastma)
YouTube (LASTMATV)
SoundCloud (@lastmaRadio)”

“It is disheartening that despite the state government’s vigorous public enlightenment and advocacy campaign via various media outlets, including online sensitization, on the dangers inherent in disobeying traffic rules and regulations, some recalcitrant drivers are still endangering the safety of other road users on Lagos Roads”, Oreagba stated.

The General Manager also revealed that all those arraigned by the Agency before the Lagos Mobile Court were found ‘Guilty’ as charged after strong pictorial and video evidence tendered by LASTMA’s prosecution team.

While urging all road users including commercial bus drivers to always drive with caution, particularly during these “Ember Months”, Oreagba disclosed that LASTMA will continue to strengthen its monitoring and enforcement team to apprehend Traffic Law violators.

Also speaking, the Director, Legal Department of LASTMA, Mr. Akerele Kehinde Oseni maintained that the prosecution of the arrested owners/drivers of the 146 vehicles for various traffic violations will serve as a deterrent to other recalcitrants road users.

Akerele, however, informed that the 146 impounded vehicles were later released to their respective owners after the verifications of receipts of their fine payment with other relevant documents.

 

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