Oriwu College’s Old Students Hold Thanksgiving Service At Ikorodu African Church Cathedral

Wale Jagun The exciting weeklong activities marking the 70th anniversary of Oriwu College, Ikorodu, was brought to a close on Sunday, November 3, 2019, with a thanksgiving service at the African Church Bethel Cathedral, Aga,Ikorodu. As early as 8am on that day, officers and members of the Oriwu College Old Students’ Association of Nigeria (OCOSAN), who were all dressed in white attired with blue caps and headgears to match, started arriving the the premises of the church which, at a point in time, had served as location for the premier…

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Photo News: Royal Fathers, Lagos Majority Leader, Others Observe Eid-el-Kabir Prayer In Ikorodu

Kunle ADELABU The Ayangbure of Ikorodu, His Royal Majesties Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, Oba Semiudeen Kasali and the Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade joined other eminent personalities on Monday to observe the Eid-el-Kabir prayer in Ikorodu division area of Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria. Ayangbure of Ikorodu and the Majority Leader, Lagos House of Assembly observed the prayer at the Ikorodu Central Mosque Praying Ground along Awolowo Road, Ikorodu led by the Grand Chief Imam, Alhaji Sefiudeen Olowo-Oribi at 10.00am Chief Imam of the Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council…

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Oriwu Sun Publisher, Alhaji Olowosago, Alhaji Olorunjebe Now Patrons Lagos Pilgrims

Kunle ADELABU The duo of Alhaji Monzor Olowosago, the Publisher of the leading community paper, and Sheikh Abdullahi Olorunjebe, a renowned Islamic scholar, have been declared patrons of the Pilgrims in Lagos State. The announcement was made today in Saudi Arabia where the Lagos Pilgrims are joining millions of others globally to observe the annual hajj programme. Alhaji Olowosago and Olorunjebe have performed hajj pilgrimage 23rd and 54th times this year according to our sources in Saudi Arabia. Sheikh Olorunjebe, is the father of the former Special Adviser on Islamic…

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Lagos To Refund N141, 000 To Pilgrims As NAHCOM Review Hajj Fare

Muslim pilgrims from Lagos State will get a refund of N141,000 each from the government in line with the recommendation of the National Hajj Commission (NAHCOM). The development followed the review of the cost of the pilgrimage by the Commission, which led to the reduction of the fare already paid by the pilgrims across the nation. The news of the refund was disclosed on Wednesday by Amir of Lagos Hajj Delegation to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Hon. Abdul-Lateef Abdul-Hakeem, during the orientation organised for pilgrims in the state by…

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Hajj: Lagos Begins Inoculation Of Pilgrims On Tuesday

Our Reporter -Appoints ex-Commissioner Amirul Hajj The Lagos State Government has announced the commencement of the inoculation exercise organised for intending pilgrims of 2019 Hajj from Tuesday, 18th June 2019. Mr. Rahman Ishola, Board Secretary, Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, who made this known on Monday, explained that the exercise will ensure that all intending pilgrims are vaccinated against polio, yellow fever and meningitis as well as provide opportunity for the doctors to re-examine pilgrims after having undergone medical screening at a designated General hospital in the State. He…

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NASFAT Youth Wing Honours OPEN President, Chieftains, Others At 9th Eid Funfair

Kunle ADELABU The youths wing of the Nasrul-Lahi-iL-Fatih Society (NASFAT), Ikorodu branch, has honoured some of the founding members and youths who have contributed immensely to the development of the branch and the advancement of God’s work in Ikorodu. The event, which was tagged, ‘Post Eid el-Fitri Funfair and Merit Awards ’, was held at the Ikorodu NASFAT branch Islamic Centre, Akasoleri, Ikorodu, on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Mr Gbagba Qudus, the President, Organization of Party Entertainers of Nigeria (OPEN) and a youth leader in Ikorodu who has contributed immensely…

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More Pictures From Community Hymn Singing Sponsored By Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, Honourable Commissioner For Physical Planning & Urban Development Held At The Methodist Church Nigeria, Diocese of Ikorodu, Ikorodu, On Sunday, May 26, 2019

Kunle ADELABU Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, the Honourable Commissioner for Physical Planning & Urban Development sponsored the Community Hymn Singing which held at the Methodist Church Nigeria, Diocese of Ikorodu, Ikorodu Circuit, Patriarch Bolaji Methodist Cathedral, Ita-Elewa, Ikorod, to thank God for the gift of life and the opportunities and grace to serve humanity and God Many political figures and dignitaries attended the interdenominational service.

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Successful Tenure: Prince Ogunleye Mobilises Families, Political Bigwigs, Others For Community Hymn Singing

Kunle ADELABU It was indeed a great honor for the outgoing Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning & Urban Development, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, as he mobilsed family members, notable politicians and friends to community hymn singing to give thanks to God for the successful completion of his tenure as member of the Lagos State Executive Council between 2015 and 2019. Prince Ogunleye was first appointed as the Commissioner for Commerce, Industry & Cooperatives at the inception of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration before he was appointed as the Commissioner for Physical…

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Ramadan Lecture: Large Turnout Shows Approval And We Are Ready To Do More – Adeshina

Kunle ADELABU The Chairman of Ikordu Local Government, Hon. Wasiu Adeshina, has described the large turnout of residents at the 1st Ramadan Lecture organized by the council as good approval rating for his administration. The topic of the lecture, which was chaired by Alhaji Abimbola Azeez Badewa, was, “The Role Of Leaders In A Society”, and was held at the Ikorodu LG Open Ground at Ita-Elewa, opposite Post Office, Ikorodu, located along Oriwu Road, Ikorodu, on Tuesday,May  21, 2019. Alhaji Al-Imam (Dr) Shakirudeen Adegbolahan Abdu’ Rasaq Orilobamishe, the Amirul /…

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Photos: 10th Annual Ramadan lecture in honour of Alhaja Kaosarat Abiru and Alhaji Wahab Olaseni Abiru

Kunle ADELABU The 10th edition of the annual Ramadan lecture in honour of Alhaja Kaosarat Abiru and Alhaji Wahab Olaseni Abiru, parents of the Chairman, Ikorodu-Oga Development Association (IKODASS), Otunba Ganiyu Olusegun Abiru was held at the Regal hall and Events Centre  located on I, Wahab Olaseni Abiru  Close, Olu-Odo, off Ebute-Igbogbo, Ikorodu, on Saturday, May 18, 2019. The theme for this year’s lecture was, “The Roles Of Leadership And Followers In Government: Islamic Perspective”, which was delivered by Chief Imam (Alhaji) Quassim Olopade, Chief Imam, Anwar-ul-Islam Movement of Nigeria,…

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