YCee Releases New Single, “Dakun” Off His Debut Album

Award-winning rapper, Oludemilade Martin Alejo, better known by his stage name, “YCee”, has released a brand new song, ‘Dakun’, off his highly anticipated debut album titled, “YCee vs ZAHEER”, sets to be released in November. ‘Dakun’, which is a Yoruba word for ‘please’ , is a pulsating easy-to-learn single which embodies a message to a beautiful lady who is presumed to possess a charming personality laced with high moral standards and values. The enchanted male character in this story pleads with  the lady to allow him a place in her…

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Asa Festival 2019: Organisers Present Agenda To Stakeholders

Wale JAGUN & Ebunolowa AFOLABI (SIWES student) Organisers of the annual Asa festival, IREP – Ikorodu Division Rebirth Foundation, on Wednesday, October 9,2019, met with stakeholders in Ikorodu Division to brief them on the preparations for this year’s edition of the festival. This year’s edition of the Lagos State Government recognized annual festival is scheduled to hold at the Ferry Terminal, Ebute in Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area, on Saturday, November 2, 2019. The Founder and Scout Master of IREP – Ikorodu Division Rebirth Foundation and the Majority Leader…

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Ikorodu Tourism Limited Organises Pre-Ghana Tour Symposium, Unveils Tourism Agenda

Kunle ADELABU & Ebunolowa AFOLABI (SIWES student) As part of its plan to mobilise more residents of Ikorodu to be part of its ‘Ikorodu in Diaspora Tour’, Ikorodu Tourism Limited has organized a symposium to educate residents of Ikorodu on importance of its planned tour to Ghana. Aside exposing participants to the importance of tour, the symposium, which was held at the Ikorodu Local Government Secretariat hall on Friday, October 4, 2019, also gave participants insight into what to expect in Ghana, why they need to have some information on…

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Decade After, D’Banj Still Electrifies, Thrills Fans At ‘Koko’ Concert In UK

Jare OLUKOTUN Afrobeat singer and one who is popularly called the ‘Koko master’, D’Banj , on Sunday (yesterday) , showed that he still has what it takes to mount the stage and make his fans go wild with his electrifying act. His out of the world performance was at the 10th edition of the KoKo Concert held at 02 Academy Braxton, United Kingdom, where the one of best live performers in Africa gave his audience their money’s worth with energetic moves and interaction with the audience who also showed him…

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2019 Asa Festival Will Resonate, Propagate Cultural Values In Ikorodu Division – Hon. Agunbiade

Wale JAGUN Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, the Founder/Scout Master, IREP – Ikorodu Division Rebirth Foundation and the Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly, has assured the traditional rulers, stakeholders and other residents of Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, that this year’s Asa festival will permanently place the cultural values of the division on global tourism map. The lawmaker, who has been representing the people of Ikorodu Constituency II since 2007 at the State House of Assembly, made this assurance in an interview with THE IMPACT during the unveiling…

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Asa Festival: Traditional Rulers In Ikorodu Unveil Logo To kick-Off 2019’s Edition

Kunle ADELABU & Mariam AKINLOYE -Restate supports , call on government to give due recognition to festival The preparations for the second edition of one of the Lagos State’s recognized annual festival, Asa Arokolo, has commenced with the unveiling of the 2019 edition’s logo by the traditional rulers in Ikorodu division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. At the event, which was held at the Ayangbure palace in Ikorodu on Friday, July 26, 2019, the six traditional rulers in Ikorodu division also called on the state government to give due recognition…

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Sanwo-Olu Pledges Support For 2019 Asa Festival

Kunle ADELABU The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has pledged his government’s support towards a successful hosting of the 2019 Asa Arokolo festival in Ikorodu. The Governor made the pledge when the IREP-Ikorodu Division Rebirth Foundation, led by its Co-Chairman, Kunle Adelabu, paid him a courtesy visit at the State House in Ikeja on Thursday, July 25. He was represented by his Chief of Staff, Mr Tayo Ayinde, who hosted the IREP members in his office. The annual state recognized Asa festival is being organized by IREP, a…

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Award Winning Dancer, Kaffy Unveils 2019 Dance Conference, Workshop

Award winning Dancer, Kafayat Shafau-Ameh, popularly known as ‘Kaffy’, has unveiled the 2019 edition of her international dance workshop and conference (TDWC2019) hosted for the first time in Lagos. The event is the brainchild of Kaffy Incorporated (Imagneto Dance Company), in partnership with Landmark Event Center and Q21 Solutions, while Star Rising Children’s Educational Initiative, Zenith bank, and Reddington Hospitals are listed as platinum sponsors. Kaffy released details of the anticipated event at a media parley held within the premises of her newly opened world class dance and fitness studio…

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2019 African Drum Festival: Another Unique Experience As Ogun Successfully Host The World

Kunle ADELABU & Mariam AKINLOYE It was indeed another unique experience for international and local master drummers, professional cultural workers, scholars, cultural ambassadors, tourists and residents of Abeokuta as Ogun State successfully staged the 4th edition of the African Drum Festival. Unlike the three previous editions which was held at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, and Olumo Rock, this year’s edition was held at the 10, 000 capacity amphitheatre which is still under construction at Oke-Ilewo, and other parts of Abeokuta. Aside the usual drum performances and cultural discourses…

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Gov Amosun Converts Kutis’ Family House In Abeokuta To Heritage Museum

Kunle ADELABU & Mariam AKINLOYE Tourism in Ogun State added another major landmark addition to its rich and invaluable cultural and tourism heritages as the government of the state made good its promise to convert the home of the legendary , popular and phenomenal family of the Ransome Kutis in Abeokuta into a tourist centre. The house, which is now renamed ‘The Kuti Heritage Museum’,  is located at NEPA Road, Isabo, Abeokuta, and was commissioned by the Ogun State Governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, on Friday, April 26,  as part of…

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