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WE HAVE PAID OVER N70BN FOR PENSION, GRATUITY – GOV. ABIODUN

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WE HAVE PAID OVER N70BN FOR PENSION, GRATUITY – GOV. ABIODUN

increases quarterly payment to N600m

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Ogun State Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has said that his administration has paid over N70bn as gratuity and pension to retirees in the last three and a half years.

The governor who stated this at Ijebu-Ode during the Town Hall Meeting on the 2023-2025 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and 2023 Budget for Ogun East Senatorial District also said the quarterly payment for pensioners had been increased from N500m to N600m.

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The governor who took a swipe at the previous government for failing to pay the retirees their entitlements, said the amount was huge, but his Administration is doing the needful to ensure our retirees enjoy the fruits of their hardwork.

He assured workers that their entitlements ranging from global deductions, leave bonuses and others , would be paid as the finances of the State improves.

The Governor also disclosed that that the State generated over N70bn from January to September this year as Internal Generated Revenue (IGR), sying the various financial policies put in place and the influx of investors, have increase the internal revenue of the State.

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“Some few days ago, someone sent me a video of an indigene of the State in Diaspora who claimed that the IGR of the State is on the decline. I can tell you that as of today, Ogun State IGR from January to September is over N70bn.

“Last year, our IGR was over 100bn. So how can someone claimed that our IGR is declining? This claim is false”, the governor explained.

He said this year’s meeting which is a continuation of previous ones, was the most important as it is a transitional budget, adding that global best practices and financial engineering would be used to implement the budget that would continue to open up the State for more investments.

The governor while informing that the State economy is on a sustainable mode as all aspects have been touched, also announced that the ground breaking for the construction of seaport at Olokola, would soon be done, just as plans have been concluded to extend the Lagos rail project from Okokomaiko to Agbara for easy movements.

Governor Abiodun used to occasion to enumerate some achievements recorded on infrastructure, health, education and agriculture siting Ijebu-Ode- Epe, , Oba Erinwole, Igan, Ilisan- Ago- Iwoye and market roads, as examples.

While urging communities with deplorable roads to exercise patient, the governor promised that attention would be given to major roads across the State, as finances improved.

On measures taken to improve power supply in the State, Prince Abiodun emphasized that attention would be focus on power generation, installation of solar light in major markets in the next financial year, while provision of portable water, would also receive due attention.

He said his administration has spent so much in the maintenance of peace by equipping the security agencies with needed tools, calling on the people to eschew violence by living in peace with one another, as this would encourage more investors to come and invest in the State.

The governor noted that the meeting apart from providing the people a unique opportunity to share their thoughts on their developmental needs, was a right venue for him to hear their views, contributions and remarks, added that his administration was open to constructive criticism at all times.

In his opening remarks, the Chief Economic Adviser and Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Dapo Okuboyejo, said the meeting was to vigorously engage all stakeholders in the Senatorial District to get their views that would form the basis for next year’s budget.

 

 

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*MEET THE LAGOS STATE TAMPAN ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES*

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*MEET THE LAGOS STATE TAMPAN ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES*

 

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Oladunjoye, Oluwasseun Olayemi
A Graduate of Lagos State Polytechnic
A Publisher of Soft sell Magazine (*HIGHFLIERS*)
A Film Producer
An Actress
Currently Publicity and Research Secretary of Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria. Lagos Chapter
A Native of Ogun State, Abeokuta to be precise

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*TAJUDEEN BAMIDELE AYOBIOJO*
A journalist and movie practitioner. I joined Tampan Lagos State Chapter since inception in 2014 as the interim State Chapter Secretary.
In November, same year, I was elected as the State Chapter Publicity and Research Secretary.
In November, 2018, I got elected as the State Chapter Secretary.
In November, 2022, I was elected as the Governor, Lagos State Tampan Chapter.

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*Adegboyega Kayode Olubori*
A film producer and Director under TAMPAN Association I’m the Lagos State Treasurer of the Association. I am from Osogbo in Osun State. I’m also a Lagos Island indigene. My Mother is from Lagos State.
I was born in July 21st 1965

 

 

*Marian Oluyemisi Odunaiya* is a multifaceted talent in the theatre industry from Lagos Mainland Local Government excelling as both a movie artiste and producer, with a captivating presence on screen and behind the scenes. She is a graduate of Lagos Sate University, Ojo and University of Lagos, Akoka (B.Ed & M.Ed) She is currently the Chief of Staff to Tampan Lagos State Governor, Mr Tajudeen Bamidele Ayobiojo. She is also a seasoned Lecturer in one of the Federal Colleges of Education in Nigeria. A Lagos and Osun indigene and married to Ijebu Odogbolu.

 

*MOSHOO AJANI OGUNLEYE.a.k.a bigman*
A movie actor, producer and a director, am a member of TAMPAN Lagos State Chapter, also the current state organising secretary.
Am also a member of TAMPAN GUILD OF DIRECTOR ( TGD),
I had produced over 20 movies and directed over 150 good movies
Am the CEO of OBEKETV you tube channel.
Thanks

 

 

*My name is Tinuade Oke Chukwurah (Mrs), born and brought up in Lagos island, Lagos State Nigeria*
*I am a Nigerian*
*I was born 13th of May by Elder Stephen Maradesa and Madam Elizabeth Oke*
*I am married to Mr Martins Omotayo Chukwurah, from Anambra state Nigeria. we are blessed with wonderful good children, to God be the glory*
*My primary school education was at WJ David Memorial Baptist school broad street Lagos State Nigeria*
*Later proceed to Fiditi grammar school Fiditi, in Oyo State Nigeria*
*I went to Rimax institute of computer studies and science at Meiran Ijaye Lagos State*
*I was a student of Yaba tech, at Yaba Lagos State Nigeria*
*I am a actor, a film producer, I trained under Alhaji Taiwo Hassan (Ogogo films) at Odunfe caucus, at Odunfa Mainland Lagos which Alhaji Olayinka Quadry ( Masomo) is the chairman, while Alhaji Abbey Lanre and Alhaji Pefuele were our leaders*
*I am practicing my carrier under Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (Tampan ) I have received so many awards, I have served in so many areas in the association just to mention few, a Treasurer, Liaison officer represent Lagos State at national level, Financial Secretary.*
*I am doing second term as Financial Secretary Tampan Lagos state*
*I am into business at the same time*
*To God be the glory, I blessed God for my life.*

 

HAKEEM ATANDA OLANREWAJU
A DIRECTOR/PRINCIPAL in Lagos state ministry of Education and Theatre/ movie practitioner. I joined Tampan Lagos State Chapter since inception in 2014 as the interim State Chapter Financial Secretary.
In November, same year, I was elected as the State Chapter Financial Secretary.
In November, 2018, I got elected as the State AUDITOR
In November, 2022, I was re-elected as the AUDITOR Lagos State Tampan Chapter.

 

I, am, Alashe Hammed Adewale.
An Actor, Director for both Stage drama and films, also Art Director.
( The 1st ever Olu Omo of Tampan Lagos.), The 1st interim mainland Tampan Chairman.
The 1st Executive to Mainland Tampan Chairman.
The Former Publicity and Research Secretary (PRS) for Tampan Lagos State, The Newly Elected General Secretary for Tampan Lagos.
The *OGO YORUBA* *AWARD* (OYA) Winner as the best Stage Technical Director in 2017, FNW award winner in 2028 as Lagos State best Stage actor, National Theater Festival of Unity t Double honored actor in year 2020.

 

*OYELEYE ADEDEJI STEPHEN*
A movie Director and Producer,
I joined TAMPAN LAGOS STATE Chapter since inception in 2014 as the Interim Alimosho LG Chairman,
In November, same Year I was elected as the Alimosho LG Chairman chapter
2 Term elected as Lagos State Chapter Provost Marshal

 

PRINCE WASIU ISHOLA OJO.(omoiyaghanaADEDIBUTAMPAN)
A THEATER/MOVIE PRACTITIONER( DIRECTOR /PRODUCER)/ REAL ESTATE MANAGER.
I Joined Tampan Lagos State in the year(2014 )
First Interim chairman Oshodi/Isolo(2014)
Elected Chairman,4years(2014)
Appointed chief of staff to former Governor Tampan Lagos state (Chief Mrs Esusu Oyewunmi) 2018.
The present Deputy Governor of TAMPAN Lagos state Chapter November 2022.
Member Guild of Directors (TGD).
Member Guild of Producers (TGP).
CHAIRMAN/CEO : FREE NEW WORLD ENTERTAINMENT.

 

LAWAL OLUWARANTIMISIRE ADEOSUN
*A professional fashion designer
*A dancer
*An actress
*A film producer
*C.E.O Of Roqwas entertainment
*A chanter (ALAGA IDURO, ALAGA IJOKO)
*The Former Vice Chairman Of Shomolu Bariga TAMPAN Local Government ,And Now Currently the Social Secretary Of Lagos State Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures
Practicioners Association Of Nigeria
*A Native of OGUN State (Abeokuta)

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Junior Pope: AGN suspends movies involving boat rides

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JUNIOR POPE- The Actors Guild of Nigeria has stopped all film productions involving riverine areas and boat rides following the tragic boat accident that claimed the life of Nollywood actor, Junior Pope, and three crew members.

 

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Junior Pope: AGN suspends movies involving boat rides

The guild’s President, Ejezie Rollas, disclosed this in a circular dated April 11, 2024 and posted on social media on Thursday.

Additionally, actors are barred from participating in any film produced by Adanma Luke until further notice.

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Luke is the producer of the movie titled “The other side of life,” in which Junior Pope was starring before his death.

The AGN statement read, “Following the tragic incident of a boat mishap that claimed the life of Junior Pope and three other crew members at waterside of River Niger Cable point Asaba on April 10, all films that involve riverine areas and boat riding are hereby suspended indefinitely.

“There should be no shoot on all locations nationwide on Thursday, April 11, 2024.

 

“The film titled ‘The other side of Life’ is suspended indefinitely.

“Also, no actor is allowed to work with Adamma Luke as a producer till further notice.

“While we keep searching for the bodies of the remaining persons, may their souls rest in peace.”

News broke on Wednesday that Junior Pope and four other crew members lost their lives in an accident while travelling by boat away from the film set.

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Nollywood Star, Anita Joseph Lands Multimillion Naira Endorsement Deal with Harmony Gardens & Estate Development Ltd

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Nollywood Star, Anita Joseph Lands Multimillion Naira Endorsement Deal with Harmony Gardens & Estate Development Ltd

 

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Anita Joseph Olagunju, a renowned figure in Nigeria’s Nollywood industry, has struck gold with a multimillion naira endorsement deal, landing her in the lap of luxury with a leading real estate firm in Lagos, Harmony Gardens and Estate Development LTD. Under the guidance of MD/CEO, Hon. Dr. Audullahi Saheed Mosadoluwa, popularly known as Mr-Ibile.

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The dynamic actress and her husband/manager was on Friday, 22nd March 2024 spotted at the Harmony Gardens and Estate Development Limited head office, located at HarmonyVille Estate, Eleko Beach-road, Off Lekki-Epe Expressway, Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos State, Nigeria where she officially signed and welcomed in the family of Harmony Gardens.

 

Nollywood Star, Anita Joseph Lands Multimillion Naira Endorsement Deal with Harmony Gardens & Estate Development Ltd

 

 

This landmark promotional partnership, kicked off on the 1st of April 2024, entails a fixed-term contract lasting one year renewable. Both parties have committed to a fruitful partnership in promoting the 5 estates, which includes HarmonyVille Estate, Granville Estate, Crestview Estate, and Lekki Aviation Town, currently developing by Harmony Gardens & Estate Development Ltd.

Anita Joseph assumes the prestigious role of official Ambassador of Harmony Gardens and Estate Development Limited for the duration of the contract, with the option for renewal upon mutual consent.

The magnitude of this endorsement deal is underscored by the compensation package, which reportedly includes her been part of the stakeholders with a land at Aviation Town or Crestview, esteemed estates under the umbrella of Harmony Gardens and Estate Development LTD, which is sold for millions of Naira. This lucrative arrangement not only secures financial stability but also solidifies Anita Joseph’s position as a prominent influencer in the real estate sector.

Anita Joseph’s foray into the realm of real estate is poised to redefine the landscape of celebrity endorsements not to just market but to also help sensitizing Nigerians on what and what required whenever they set to acquire land or properties in Lagos State, and this would be setting a new standard for mutually beneficial partnerships between, prospectives buyers, entertainment icons and esteemed brands. With her star power and Harmony Garden’s commitment to excellence, this collaboration is bound to yield unparalleled success in the months and years to come.

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