IKODASS Writing Competition Designs To Change Narratives About Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu -Monetary, publishing, performance contracts for winner Organisers of the Ikorodu – Oga Development Association (IKODASS) Writing Competition, have stated that the literary initiative was designed to change some of the negative narratives about Ikorodu Division. According to report, the competition, which is part of IKODASS Ikorodu Literary Initiative (ILI), focuses on publishing literary works that would focus on Ikorodu which would project her to the state, nationwide and the global village at large. The prize money for the competition that is being organized by IKODASS in conjunction with…

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Ikorodu Ultra – Modern Town Hall: Historic Architectural Masterpiece For All Engagements, Seasons

Kunle Adelabu The magnificent edifice, which was initially named Ikorodu Town Hall and now, the Ikorodu Ultra – Modern Town Hall, is a historical monument and great architecture masterpiece which is one of the major landmarks in Ikorodu Division. Ikorodu Ultra – Modern Town hall depicts the industrious nature of lkorodu people; their social status; their tastes and class, all of which are reflected in Ikorodu song of praise, ‘Oga’ (boss or master). The idea behind the construction of the Ikorodu town hall on a large expanse of land and…

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AFRIMA 2022: Entry Submissions End In 2 Days

It’s only two days to the closing of the entry submission portal for the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2022. According to a statement by organisers on Wednesday, entry submission deadline remains Friday, August 5, 2022. “If you are an entertainer, or you are acting on behalf of one, don’t lose out on a chance to #WINITALL by submitting your song/video”, the statement said. Submit here: https://afrima.org/AFRIMA-2022-ENTRY-SUBMISSIONS/

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Biggest Music Conference, Kennis Music Bites Happening In Lagos

Jare Babatunde The biggest Nigerian musical conference, designed to bring together music enthusiasts, artistes and stakeholders tagged, ‘Kennis Music Bites’, is scheduled to hold in Lagos. The event, which is slated to take place at the Lagos Marriott Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, is scheduled for Wednesday, 27th July 2022.  According to the Founder/Chairman of Kennis 104 FM, Kenny ‘Keke’ Ogungbe, the event, also tagged “The Next Episode,” is a music engagement, brand and social gifting and payment platform that leverages music and all logic of engagement to celebrate mobile consumers, ultimately…

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AFRIMA 2022: Entry Closes in Two Weeks

Jare Babatunde The International Committee of the All African Music Awards (AFRIMA) has reminded all artistes, music professionals and other relevant stakeholders within Africa and across the diaspora to submit their entries for the 2022 AFRIMA edition, before the portal closes on Friday, August 5, 2022. A statement by the organisers stated that there will be no extension for this year’s edition. “Importantly, all prospective entries must have been created between August 20, 2021 and August 5, 2022, being the year-in-review for all submissions”, the statement stated. “All submissions must…

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Nollywood Veteran Actress, Ireti Is Dead

Kunle Adelabu Mrs Sola Onayiga, a veteran actress popularly called, ‘Ireti’ has passed away. Ireti who was born into the Awojobi family of Ikorodu, died early Monday. She was said to have been admitted to the ICU Unit, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital two weeks ago. She was a popular figure in the popular sitcoms, Fuji House of Commotion and Checkmate. Her death was confirmed to THE IMPACT by Hon. Tunde Awojobi, a former Council Leader, Ikorodu Local Government who is a family to the late Mrs Sola Onayiga. “Yes,…

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IKODASS Flags Off Play Writing Competition Worth N.5m With Focus On Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu Ikorodu-Oga Development Association (IKODASS), has announced the commencement of the first edition of its play writing competition for the literary inclined. The initiative tagged, ‘IKODASS Play Writing Competition’, is coming under the association’s Ikorodu Literary Initiative (ILI) in partnership with Promocom Ventures Limited. In a statement by the socio – cultural and developmental body, the competition, which was initiated towards changing the narrative about Ikorodu, is opened to everybody. “ILI is one of the association’s strategic pillars to change the narrative about our community. The competition is open…

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Fun At iCare DG’s Mum’s Burial Party As Rep Benson, AMA, Daini, Entertain Guests

Kunle Adelabu, Guests were stunned and at same time thoroughly enjoyed themselves as the representative of the Ikorodu Federal Constituency, Rep. Babajimi Benson took to the stage to perform at the burial party of his iCare Foundation Director – General’s mother’s burial party. Dare Melody, the popular juju and gospel musician who was saddled with the responsibility of entertaining guests of Mayor Muyideen Sanwoola, warmly allowed the youthful lawmaker to takeover from him. He was joined by Mr Aro Moshood Abiodun (AMA), the Ikorodu Constituency II Assembly seat hopeful and…

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Assembly Aspirant Pulls Crowd With ‘Ikorodu Wake Up’ Concert

Kunle Adelabu -Hypeman Lucky, cultural groups, others entertain residents The Lagos State House of Assembly hopeful and entertainment investor, Eniola ‘Wake Up’ Adeyemi, pulled massive crowd as he staged the maiden edition of the ‘Ikorodu Wake Up Concert’. The Ikorodu Wake Up Concert, which paraded a leading hypeman in the entertainment industry, Hypeman Lucky, was part of the formal declaration activities  of the aspirant vying for the Ikorodu Constituency I seat in the Lagos State House of Assembly. The concert, which he said will be an annual event to promote…

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King Tife, A Masscom Graduate Turned ‘Hypeman’ Who Wants To Set Guinness World Record

Kunle Adelabu Boluwatife Hassan, a fast – growing ‘Hypeman’ personality within the entertainment industry, has declared that his next major aim is to attempt the Guinness Book of Work Record this year. The passionate and resourceful entertainer, popularly known by is stage name, ‘King Tife’, is attempting to be the first – ever entertainer to hype for 24 hours without stopping, a feat he said has never be attained before. Tife, who has hosted his own shows with large attendance, said that he plans to set world a record and…

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