Hon. Banjo Presents Translation Of Ikorodu’s ‘Oriki’

Kunle ADELABU – Gets Commendations from Royal fathers, others -Proceeds to be used in building Police Stations It was another historic moment in Ikorodu on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, as Hon. Adeola Adebisi Banjo, Chairman of Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area (LCDA), presented published English compilation of translated ‘Oriki’ (song of praise) of Ikorodu. The compilation work, titled, ‘Ikorodu: The beauty of a people reflected in its ORIKI”, was presented at a well-attended ceremony held at the Banquet hall of the Ultra-modern Ayangbure palace in Ikorodu. About 20 Wall…

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Photo News: Against All Odds: An Autobiography of Pa Olatunji Odusanya Launched In Ikorodu

Kunle ADELABU It was yet another day of honour for Pa Olatunji Odusanya, mni, a former Permanent Secretary in Lagos  State, a man  many have described as a perfect gentleman, seasoned administrator, community builder and a royal exemplar, as he publicly presented his autobiography, “Against All Odds”, at the Ikorodu Town Hall Ikorodu , on Saturday, September 28, 2019. The presentation was witnessed by many traditional rulers, elder statemen, captains of industry, retired pubic officers and other notable personalities who had come to identify with the man of the people.

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Oriwu College At 70: Planning Committee Embarks On Visitations To Stakeholders

The National Executive Council of the Oriwu College Old Students’ Association of Nigeria (OCOSAN) and the planning committee of the 70th anniversary of the premier college in Ikorodu Division, have embarked on visitations to stakeholders in preparation for the much awaited anniversary event. According to the OCOSAN National President, Engr. Charles Longe and Chairman, Planning Committee, Alhaji Safari Sule Aremu, the visits are to carry the major stakeholders across the division along in the celebration and draw support for the anniversary. The college clocked 70 on May 29, 2019, and…

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Zenith Peers Roll Out Drums To Celebrate Impactful 30 Years of Existence

Kunle ADELABU The celebrations of the 30 years anniversary of Zenith Peers, one of the foremost social clubs in Ikorodu , was not just an occasion to merry and dance, but also an opportunity for the members to showcase the club’s achievements and contributions to the development of their immediate community. At the grand finale of the celebration held at HOMAT Megalite event hall in Igbogbo, on Friday, August 16, 2019, three outstanding individuals; Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, the Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Oluwatoyin Gafaar (Bolowotan), Director-General,…

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Photo News: Zenith Peers Club Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Wale JAGUN Members of the Zenith Peers Club on Friday, August 16, rolled out drums in celebration of the club’s 30 years of existence. At the very colorful ceremony held at HOMAT Megarite hall, Igbogbo, three outstanding individuals – Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, the Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly,  Mr Oluwatoyin Gafaar Bolowotan, the Director-General, Lagos State Sports Commission  and Alhaji Olawale Amusa, the Director HOMAT Group of Schools, were honoured for their outstanding performances in politics, sports and education respectively.

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Starlight Magazines Postpone Amazons Recognition Awards, Lecture

Wale JAGUN -Event to hold alongside Starlight’s 15th anniversary in September 15 Starlight Magazines, organisers of the Ikorodu Amazons Awards, has announced the postponement of the recognition awards for women making positive impact in different spheres in the division to September 2019. The award and public lecture, themed “The Role Of Mothers In Combating Drug Abuse Amongst Youths”, earlier scheduled for Sunday, July 28, 2019, will now hold alongside the 15th anniversary of Starlight magazines at Ikorodu Town hall, on Sunday, September 12, 2019. Omoba Adedamola Aderibigbe, the Publisher of…

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4th Term: Thousands Defy Heavy Rain To Celebrate With Hon. Agunbiade

Wale JAGUN & Seun AJAYI Thousands of guests and residents of Ikorodu on Saturday, June 15, 2019, defied the heavy downpour in the early hours of the day to celebrate with the Majority Leader and the representative of Ikorodu Constituency I, Hon. Sanai Oyeniran Bolanle Agunbiade, on his recent electoral victory . Hon. Agunbiade was re-elected as the representative of the Ikorodu Constituency I at the Lagos State House of Assembly for the fourth term in March at the 2019 general elections and was also re-elected for the second term…

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Zenith Peer Club Inducts New Members

Wale JAGUN The Zenith Peer Club of Nigeria took a major step in re-energising it’s structure with young and dynamic professionals and placing one of the leading Ikorodu in Ikorodu in good stead for the 21st century challenges with the induction of new members .  The induction ceremony, which was attended by members of the club, family members and friends of the four inductees, was held at the club house situated along Aga/Gbasemo Road, Aga, Ikorodu, on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Those inducted were Peer Olanrewaju Muyiwa Akintobi, a civil…

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Oriwu College Kicks off Platinum Jubilee Celebration

Kunle ADELABU -Anniversary activities slated for June The celebration of the 70th anniversary of Oriwu College, Ikorodu, kicked off in grand style on May 29, 2019, with the cutting of the anniversary cake and interactive session between the old and the current students. The event, which drew a large number of alumni, students and staff, was held inside the school hall amid pomp and joy. The event marked the beginning of the week-long special programmes marking the premier school’s platinum jubilee. The school clocked 70 years on Wednesday, May 29,…

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