Suave Artiste, Bayzik’s Song, ‘The Gallantry of Asiwaju Tinubu’ Now Available Online

Wale Jagun The political relevance of the former Governor of Lagos State and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator (Asiwaju) Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has continued to be documented by the people close to him and  his admirers. One of such is a fast – rising music act, Bayzik who is on the Suave Records. In a track titled, ‘Asiwaju’, from his mini – album, “The Gallantry of Asiwaju’, released on the birthday of the political icon and thinker two years ago, he chronicled the gallantry and…

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King Kosoko Family Ratifies Prince Abiola’s Election As New Oloja of Lagos

Kunle Adelabu The entire King Kosoko family of Lagos has unanimously adopted the election of Prince Tiamiyu Abiola Kosoko as the new Oloja of Lagos. This was the main agenda at the general meeting of the family held at King Kosoko palace in Ereko, Lagos Island, on Thursday December 31, 2020. Prince Kosoko, who hails from the Olojo section of the family, will succeed the former Oloja of Lagos, Chief Adebola Ige who joined his ancestors in December 2017. Prince Abiola, the Chief Executive Officer of the Origin Zoo &…

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We have Over 17, 000 Art Works In Our Collections – Mr Oshodi, CEO, Oshodi Gallery, Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu Ikorodu has further confirmed its place as a major arts destination in the state and country at large with the presence of the Oshodi Arts Gallery which has in its possession over 17, 000 art works, a feat difficult to see anywhere else in the state. The Osho Arts Gallery, which is located opposite the Ikorodu NASFAT mosque, along Sabo-Itoikin expressway, lkorodu, is being managed by Mr Seyi Paul Oshodi as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer. THE IMPACT gathered that the massive arts gallery, which has six studios,…

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Oshodi Arts Gallery Holds Amazing Yuletide Funfair For Families In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu It has been nothing but awesome and amazing experiences for hundreds of families and arts lovers within and outside Ikorodu who have been trooping out enmasse to attend the memorable funfair organized by the Oshodi Arts Gallery in lkorodu, to mark the ongoing yuletide season. The yuletide event, tagged, ‘Lagos Funfair & End Of The Year Party’,  which is a collaboration between the Oshodi Arts Gallery and Enis Balloons Entertainment, has been on since December 10th and will run till January 3rd, 2021. Aside the bouncing castles, swimming…

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Former BBNaija Housemate, Tolani Receives Ayangbure’s Blessing On Empowerment Mission

Kunle Adelabu Tolani Modinat Shobajo, an indigene of Ikorodu division, who was part of the popular reality television series, Big Brother Naija (BBN), Season 5 (the lockdown edition) recently concluded few months ago, has received the royal blessing and support of Oba Kabir  Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, for her empowerment projects in lkorodu. She paid a courtesy visit to the monarch in his palace on Monday, November 23, 2020, with her team. The celebrity, who was among the last 10 housemates to exit the reality show, spent eight years…

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Lagos Inaugurates COVID-19 Review Committee for Tourism, Entertainment Industry

The Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has inaugurated members of the Lagos State COVID-19 Pandemic Review Committee. The six-man committee chaired by Mrs. Joke Silva, MFR, is expected to draw out suggestions and recommendations on how to re-activate the State creative industry, which has remained dormant as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic currently ravaging the world. The Honourable Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Pharm. (Mrs) Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, while inaugurating the Committee at Alausa, on Thursday, explained that the members are expected to make recommendations to…

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Lagos Commissioner, Ali Baba, Others Meet On Post-Covid Tourism Industry

The Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Pharmacist (Mrs.) Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, a Nigerian comedian and actor, Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome, popularly known as Ali Baba and other stakeholders in the Tourism and Entertainment industry will, on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, meet to discuss issues bordering on revamping the sector from its current state of low patronage and apathy. In a statement issued over the weekend, Akinbile-Yusuf disclosed that the session will hold virtually in compliance with the directive of the government on physical distancing. She listed other discussants for…

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Eroz Suspends Live Theatre, Says Disease Will Be Overcome

Jare Olukotun Eroz theatre in Ikorodu has shut down its operations in line with the government efforts in containing the spread of CONVD-19 that is rampaging Nigeria and the entire globe. A release by the management of the theatre group states that the ongoing staging of live drama at Eroz Place along Borokinni Street in Ikorodu every Friday, Saturday and Sunday has been suspended till further notice. Tickets holders are assured that their tickets will remain valid whenever operation resumes. The release, a copy of which was sent to THE…

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Da’Fresh, Friends Set ‘To March’ To Orphanage, Entertain Fans At Concert

Kunle Adelabu The third edition of the exciting ‘March with Da’Fresh’ (MwD) will not be all about entertainment as the music act would be visiting orphanage home with other artistes aside the usual concert that has characterised the annual entertainment event since its inception.  The concert, which started in 2018, was designed to commemorate the birthday of Da’Fresh who is signed to FANAFILLIT label and it usually feature wide range of entertainment activities like music performances by established and upcoming music acts, dance and comedy.  According to the release signed…

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Eroz Theatre Brings Back Thin Tall Tony, Others On Stage In Ikorodu

Former Big Brother Naija Housemate, Mr. Offiong Edet Anthony, popularly known as ‘Thin Tall Tony’, is set to return on stage as Eroz Theatre births in Ikorodu with the play, ‘Bending and Bonding’.  The play is written by Paul Ugbedeh,  directed by Babs Ademoye and produced by Austin Awulonu.  According to the organisers in a release on the live theatre scheduled to commence on Friday, March 6, 2020, the play (Bending and Bonding) would parades array of highly talented artistes including “Thin Tall Tony” as Pastor Chikeoluwa, Kelvin Alozie Dede…

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