More Conversations On Eyo Play As Pelu Engages Stakeholders

Kunle Adelabu It was another opportunity for Pelu Awofeso, the author of the book, ‘White Lagos: A Definitive and Visual Guide To The Eyo Festival’, to interface with stakeholders in the tourism sector in Lagos State on Sunday, July 18, 2021. At the event, tagged, ‘Old Lagos: Conversations Around Eyo Festival’, held at the Onikan House, 32, Military Street, Onikan, Lagos, were Princess Adenike Adedoyin Ajayi, Tourism, Arts and Culture, Lagos State, Amb. Metche Isaac – Moses, Chief Executive Officer, Goge Africa, Amb. Nneka Isaac – Moses, Managing Director, Goge…

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Fanafilit Recruits, Trains New Models

Mariam Akinloye & Rahmon Sulaimon Lekan (Trainee Student) Fanafilit Integrated Concept (FIC) Models , a talent management and event production company, at the weekend added new set of models to its pool with training to prepare them for the task ahead. At a briefing by the management of the company held at the Funcity along Lagos Road, Ikorodu, on Saturday, July 17, 2021, the management of FIC Models presented five of their new models to the media. Mac Olubode Oserinde, the FIC Team Leader, while speaking with members of the…

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‘The World Must See Our Real Stories The Exact Way They Should Be Seen’- Steven Anu’ Adesemoye

A Senior lecturer at Lagos State Polytechnic, Steven Anu’ Adesemoye has advocated for the propagation of Yoruba culture and language through the film industry and aid competition with other indigenous industries across the world. Speaking at the Dallas International Yoruba Movies Awards official presentation held on April 25 at Ambiance Cafe in Ikeja, Adesemoye bemoaned the backstage role which the culture is subjected to by the film Industry. He said, “The Yoruba film industry should not see its language of expression as a barrier to  greater height. Instead, they should…

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Sanwo – Olu Initiates Project For Creativity, Talent Development

Our Editor Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has initiated an intervention project that will jump-start the transformation of the Entertainment and Tourism sector. The Governor, on Wednesday, inaugurated the Committee on Film Production Empowerment at the State House, Marina to fund youth creativity and entertainment activities in the State, following the disruption caused by the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) that impacted negatively on entertainment and tourism in the State. Richard Mofe-Damijo – a veteran filmmaker and Nollywood actor – is the chairman of the nine-member committee, comprising five industry…

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Sanwo – Olu Hosts Ikorodu Bois

Wale Jagun Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, on Monday received Ikorodu Bois, a group that is prominent for its comedy online which recreates and mimics multi-million dollar music videos, Hollywood movie trailers and epic pictures.  Ikorodu Bois comprises Babatunde Sanni, Muiz Sanni, Malik Sanni, and their cousin, Fawas Aina derived their group name from Ikorodu Township where they reside.  With the group during the visit to the State House are Rep. Babajimi Benson, Chairman, House of Representative Defense Committee and the representative of Ikorodu Federal Constituency…

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Fans Storm Qdot’s Social Media Pages To Celebrate His Birthday

Kunle Adelabu Fans, both local and overseas, have been identifying with the popular Ikorodu – born musician, Qdot Alagbe who is known globally for his hip hop Afrobeat usually mixed with indigenous Yoruba style of music. The singer, song writer and performer was born Fakoya Qudus Oluwadamilare on April 30, 1988, in Ikorodu where he lived and schooled and also started his musical development while in secondary school. Today, Qdot is not only a great ambassador of Ikorodu, but also Lagos, Nigeria and indeed African, for his effort in propagating…

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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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