Killing Spree In Ikorodu As Cultists Strike Again, Unleash Mayhem

Kunle Adelabu While the rest of the state have been battling with mayhem by hoodlums who have been looting and burning public and private properties since Tuesday, October  20, 2020, Ikorodu has been contending with killings by  members of rival cult groups who have resumed hostility by engaging one  another. The recent resurgence in cult activities between Eiye and Aye cult groups, THE IMPACT gathered, started on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, when members of the Aye group allegedly killed a suspected member of the Eiye cult group at the Ikorodu…

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Isiwu Agog As Oba Raji Balogun Traditionally Crowned As Eweye

Wale Jagun & Kunle Adelabu -New monarch calls for cooperation, support for development -Obas in Lagos pledge support The Isiwu community came alive on Thursday, October 15, 2020, as an unprecedented crowd converged on the ancient town to witness the historic traditional crowning of a new monarch, His Royal Majesty, Oba Olukayode David Raji, Olugbade II, the Eweye of lsiwu.  Oba Raji on the day stepped out of ‘Ipebi’ (traditional place of seclusion) where he was for several weeks to the admiration of hundreds of Isiwu people, many of whom…

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150 Residents Benefit From Ikorodu Doyen Lions Club’s Free Eye Screening, Glasses

Wale Jagun -Plans to provide braille machines for blind students Residents of Tuagaga Community Development Association (CDA) on Saturday, October 10, 2020, benefited from the free eye screening and glasses provided by the Ikorodu Doyen Lions Club. Beneficiaries were also tested for urine, diabetes and blood pressure at the programme which lasted for hours with many elderly people benefitting. Lion Femi Aluko, the President of Ikorodu Doyen Lions Club, speaking with THE IMPACT, said that the exercise was part of the annual programme of the Lions Club International which prides…

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Lagos Police Chief Brokers Peace Between Yoruba, Hausa Communities In Isawo

Kunle Adelabu The Lagos Police Commissioner, CP Hakeem Odumosu, on Friday, October 9, 2020, visited the troubled Isawo area of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria to broker peace between the feuding Yoruba and Hausa communities. THE IMPACT gathered that youths from both sides had been engaging in violent attacks since Monday, October 5, 2020, which led to the destruction of properties worth several millions of naira while many young men were also badly injured. Lagos Police Chief brokered between the two parties at a town hall meeting held at…

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New Eweye Enters ‘Ipebi’ To Complete Obaship Process

Kunle Adelabu The Eweye of Isiwu, His Royal Majesty, Oba Olukayode David Raji, has entered ‘Ipebi’ (place of seclusion) to complete the traditional process of his emergence as the traditional ruler of the ancient town of Isiwu in Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division, Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria. Oba Raji, who was presented with Staff of Office and, other paraphernalia by the Lagos State Government in last month, was led to ‘Ipebi’ at Ogunbela’s compound, Oko – Awo, Isiwu, on Friday, September 25, 2020, by Isiwu Kingmakers…

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Contractor Moves To Site As Full Reconstruction of Igbe Road Begins

Kunle Adelabu The federal lawmaker representing the Ikorodu Federal Constituency at the Lower Chamber of the National Assembly, Hon. Babajimi Adegoke Benson, has lived up to his pledge of ensuring the full rehabilitation of the collapsed Igbe road in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area. The Contractor on Monday, September 28, 2020, moved to site and started excavation work to begin the construction of a drainage system on the road. Hon. Benson, who is serving his second term at the Federal House of Representatives, had on Saturday, February 29, 2020, embarked…

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Again, Igbogbo Platinum Lions Club Gives Back To Society

Mariam  Akinloye In continuation of its 2020/21 programmes, the Igbogbo Platinum Lions Club has fed 200 vulnerable people and also erected road signage for easy movement for motorists and pedestrians.  The service club, under the leadership of Lion Idowu Oluwaseun, President of the club for 2020/2021 year , about a month ago renovated the Adeboruwa palace in Igbogbo which has been neglected for many years. While the Club President led other members to various areas where residents were fed, the District Governor unveiled the road signage sponsored by the club,…

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Ikorodu Traditional Rulers Support Lagos Mass Literacy Initiative

Kunle Adelabu The mass literacy initiative of the Lagos State Government has received major boost as traditional rulers in Ikorodu Division pledged their total support for its success. The pledge came at the monthly meeting of the Council of Obas & Chiefs in Ikorodu Division held at the Ikorodu Local Government Secretariat on Friday, September 25, 2020.  Ayangbure of Ikorodu, His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Shotobi, speaking on behalf of other Obas in the Division when the officials of the Lagos State Agency for Mass Literacy visited the traditional rulers…

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We Are Mobilizing Igbogbo Community For Development – De Vanguard

Kunle Adelabu A developmental and political group recently formed in Igbogbo, De Vanguard, has restated that its aims and objectives are to mobilize residents of Igbogbo community towards developments. It stated that it intend to achieve this by encouraging active political engagements of its members and other members of the community in the two dominant political parties – All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This position was made known at a parley with members of the press within the community at the Adeboruwa Pavilion in Igbogbo…

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Fire Outbreak In Ijede Secretariat Under Control – Chief Press Secretary

Kunle Adelabu There was a fire outbreak today at the Ijede Local Council Development Area (LCDA) Secretariat in Ijede that led to panic among staff and the residents of the community. THE IMPACT gathered that the fire, which broke out around the toilet facilities area of the council, was caused by stored chemicals that are being used for decontamination by the Environment Department.  We also gathered that staff and residents immediately rallied round to put out the fire when they learnt about it before the arrival of the fire service.…

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