A group of young Nigerians, Today’s Future Network (TFN), donated food and clothing items to women and children at The Destitute Home in Ebute-Meta area of Lagos state on Tuesday, the 27th of December, 2022.

The Destitute Home has been in existence at Ebute-Meta for more than two decades and has maintained a certain level of coordination ever since. It primarily houses three categories of people—the visually impaired, the crippled, and the lepers. Each category has a leader/elder who is responsible for the well-being of his members, and a general women leader who oversees the affairs of women and children at the home.

The sum of six hundred and twenty-nine thousand naira was contributed for the feeding of over 570 children and ready-made clothes were also donated to the women by members of the TFN group, some of which includes: Afolabi Albert, Ibidapo Fashina, Ayotunde Adenuga, Tunde-Abatan Ayo, Fapohunda Oluwole, Oluwagbemiga Fasunloro, Tobi Fashina, Akin Alabi, Precious Eniayekan, Peace Oni, Edemakhiota Blessing, Oke Oluwadamilola, Habeeb Whyte, Ogunlesi Oluwatobi, Ahmed Abayomi, Ahmed Kayode, Nnebue Desmond, Ajose Oluwafemi, Jubril Gawat, Victoria Ndu, Adedeji Ayomide, Asiri Comedy, Bayo Lawal, Balogun Babajide, Shiyanbola Idowu, Anthonia Oluwadamilola, Babajide Samuel, Aiyenugba Desmond, Oluwafemi Ojo, Ofulue Uche, Adeleye Oluwadamilola, Akeula Riliwan, Onagbesan Adewale, Aremu Olushola.

Others are Seyi Akinbogun, Lawal Babatunde, Sekoni Bright, Alabi Hammed Kayode, Victor Adesewa, Afolabi Great, Dare Akinlaja, Bukunmi Nathaniel, Lukman Shobowale, Oluwapelumi Lawrence, Oduyeru Oluwasegun, Molik Sheriffdeen, Emmanuel Olalekan, Emeka Mbah, Ridwan Oke, Otabor Daniel, Oluwagbemiga Akinde, Odunsi David, Salaudeen Balqees, Abayomi Adewunmi, Yvonne Adewunmi, Michael Dada, Babajide Johnson, Solomon Ebhamen, Esan Titilayo, Adedeji Kowobari, Ayo Dami-Faborede, Damilare Fakorede, Musa Olatunji, Abdulrahaman Ajasa, Taiwo Anago, Ibrahim Faleye, Medemaku Samuel, Adebukola Zoffun, Busayo Adeloye, Adewale Sodiq, Adigun Emmanuel, Ifeoluwa Idowu, Tella Omojolade, among others.

A member speaking on behalf of the group, Ibidapo Fashina, expressed the group’s commitment to making the outreach an annual event such that, in its own capacity, it proffers solution to the malnutrition and standard of living of as many underprivileged people in the society as possible.



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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Experts on a visit to the six geo political zones in Nigeria for Pre-election fact finding, met with women groups, youth focus groups and stakeholders in Lagos to deliberate on the barriers to a peaceful election in Nigeria as well as way forward to achieve a free, fair and credible election in the upcoming 2023 general elections.

The conversation likewise centered in the need for more women participation in politics and governance and strategies to adopt in ensuring maximum inclusion of women in politics.

The meeting was facilitated by Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC), a women-focus Non-governmental organization which ensured all major groups that has influence directly with women and youth are well represented.

In an interview with Dr. Aderemi Ajibewa, the Director of Political Affairs of ECOWAS he said “We are here on a fact finding mission towards Nigeria election, Ecowas is mandated through the supplimentary protocol to visit every member states that are having election, and Nigeria is a member state of ECOWAS and we are here to meet all the stakeholders. We are going to the six geographical zone, we have been to the F.C.T, interviewed the Inspector general of police, the media, the INEC, Political parties and all concerned stakeholders”

The team consists of Dr. Kwado Afari Former President of the EC, Ghana- Head of Mission, Mr. Muhammad K. Konneh Chairman man EC, Sierra Leone, Hon. Mrs. Davidetta Brown Chairperson, NEC, Liberia, Dr. Remi Ajibewa Director, Political Affairs ECOWAS, Dr. Francis Gabriel Oke PPO, Electoral Assistance, Dr. Onyinye Onwuka PPO MCRPA, ECOWAS, Dr. Eyasan Okorodudu PPO, DGG, ECOWAS, ACP Nuhu Hamidu (DPKRS) ECOWAS, Barou Yba Luther PO Operations, ECOWAS, Mr. Abu Turay Embedded Electoral Expert (EAD) GIZ-EPSAO Project.



Ahead of the 2023 election, a special Tawaf is to be held on Thursday, April 28, for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and top contender for the office of the president.

Tagged ‘Special Tawaf for Asiwaju’, the session is to commence by noon and would be conducted around Kaabah at the centre of Islam’s most important mosque, the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

Participants are to wear the ihram attire and congregate at the King Abdulaziz Gate.

The Tawaf is expected to be attended by some Islamic scholars and political leaders from Nigeria, including the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa said the event was also to thank Allah for the former governor of Lagos ahead of the presidential election.

According to Speaker Obasa, all those expected to partake in the Tawaf have the faith that Allah would ensure peaceful electioneering and victory for Tinubu.

“We have come to seek the favour of Allah and His blessings for Asiwaju in the coming election. We are not testing Allah’s will and power but soliciting His blessings, support and anointing because Allah is sufficient for us.
“We are doing this in support of Asiwaju’s presidential ambition.

“Having consulted widely and across the country, we strongly believe that every other thing required for the success of the election and victory for Asiwaju are in the hand of Almighty Allah,” the Speaker said while urging other Muslims and well-meaning Nigerians to join the session.