Ikorodu Celebrates Grand Finale Of 2024 Odun Osu, With Book Launch, “The Original Settlers”

Kunle Adelabu -As royal fathers, Regberegbes, others add colours, glamour The annual Odun Osun, which is otherwise known as ‘Odun Oba’ or ‘Oba’s Festival’, and usually the first traditional festival in Ikorodu Kingdom, took another dimension this year like never before. The grand finale of the festival, held on Tuesday, February 20, was attended by royal fathers across Lagos and Ogun States, especially those with close connection with the Ikorodu kingdom. They had all come to celebrate with His Royal Majesty, Oba (Alaiyeluwa) Engr. Kabir Adewale Shotobi, the Ayangbure of…

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Alajede Stool: Countdown Begins As Court Sets To Deliver Judgment Within 90 Days

Kunle Adelabu The countdown to the delivery of judgement on the protracted Alajede stool began on Thursday, February 8, 2024, as Honourable Justice Lawal Akapo finally adopted the final written addresses by parties to the matter after several postponements. The matter started 11 years ago after the Alajede – in – Council picked the former Council Chairman, Hon. Saheed Adefarasin Hassan as the Oba – elect from about 10 contestants that showed interest to succeed late Oba Fatai Oresanya, the last Alajede of Ijede. The matter challenging the Alajede selection…

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New Alajede May Emerge Next Four Months

Kunle Adelabu Barring any unforeseen circumstance, new Alajede of Ijede Kingdom in ljede Local Council Development Area, may emerge this year, going by what transpired at the Lagos High Court in Ikeja, on Tuesday, as the legal battle over the vacant stool, which has been going on for about 11 years since the last Alajede, Oba Fatai Adeboye Oresanya, Ladega II and Alajede of Ijede, joined his ancestors, is nearing a conclusion. Oba Oresanya passed on August 13, 2012. At the last court sitting, the presiding judge, Honourable Justice Lawal…

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Igbogbo Customary Court Gets Adeboruwa, Chiefs’ Support

Kunle Adelabu -Appeal to residents to make use of court The President and Members of the Customary Court in Igbogbo, Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division area of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, on Tuesday, continued with their consultations and creation of awareness on the existence of the court by paying a royal visit to the Adeboruwa of Igbogbo, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Barr.) Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali, in palace in lgbogbo. Barr. Margret Titilayo Solarin, the Court President, who was a former Tutor – General/Permanent Secretary in Lagos…

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Crisis Over Iya Oloja Rocks Ikorodu As Council Chair Insists On Constitutional Power Over Market

Kunle Adelabu -Traders protest, clamour for Isikalu -Asiwaju Ikorodu, other eminent personalities intervene The crisis that has been brewing over the position of Iya Oloja in Ikorodu Central Local Government, erupted during the week as market leaders and members stormed the Ikorodu Local Government Secretariat, to protest over an alleged imposition of a candidate on them by the Council boss, Hon. Wasiu Adeshina. The protest, which began at the Ikorodu Plaza at Ita Elewa, saw many of the traders carrying placards along the Oriwu Road, Ojogbe and along the TOS…

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Govt Agencies Working Round The Clock To Rescue Kidnapped Couple – Igbogbo/Bayeku Council Chair

Kunle Adelabu -As kidnappers demand N10milion ransom The Chairman of Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, Builder Olusesan Daini, has stated that local, state and the federal government security agencies are working day and night to rescue the couple that were kidnapped on Thursday. According to the report gathered, the victims, Alhaji Tijani Mukaila Bayo and Alhaja Tijani, were kidnapped at Afa between Oreyo and Igbe Laara in Igbogbo, and whisked away in a boat through the Afa river. THE IMPACT gathered that…

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Lagos Speaker, Oniba Ekun Commend Igbogbo’s Unity, Cooperation For Development

Kunle Adelabu -Obasa gets Adeoruwa Special Award Efforts of the Igbogbo Kingdom in bringing together its people for community development and progress have been commended by the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Dr.) Mudashiru Obasa. Obasa, who was the Chairman of the 35th Igbogbo Day Celebration, spoke at the grand finale of the annual event held at the Igbogbo Stadium on Saturday, November 25, 2023. This year’s edition was themed, “Ogo S’ogo” (Glory to Glory). The number three citizen in Lagos State was honoured with…

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Glamour, Glitz, Colour As ‘Regberegbe’ Dominates 32nd Ikorodu – Oga Day Celebration

Kunle Adelabu The annual Ikorodu – Oga Day Celebration is not only coming back to its full force which it was known for when it started over three decades ago, as the cultural celebration is redefining itself and enlarging under the present administration of Asiwaju Rotimi Erogbogbo, Chairman, Ikorodu – Oga Development Association (IKODASS). What used to be affair of few clubs, societies and political groups in the past 10 to 15 years, is now gaining momentum and turning into an assemblage of cultural and other groups, a situation that…

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Agbowa Was Without A Leader, In Darkness For 11 Years – New Abowa of Agbowa

Kunle Adelabu -Prays for God’s support not to disappoint his people The new Abowa of Agbowa, , His Royal Majesty, Oba (Barr.) Owolabi Saheed Momson, has stated that the people of the community that he will be presiding over, are rejoicing over his emergence because of what they have lost in the last 11 years that they have being without an Oba. He attributed the period to a dark day in the life of the ancient community, adding that his emergence has begun to shine light all over the Agbowa…

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New Agbowa Monarch, Oba Momson Out Of Ipebi, Sets For Coronation

Kunle Adelabu The new Abowa of Agbowa, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Barr.) Owolabi Saheed Momson, on Thursday, stepped out of traditional seclusion place known and called ‘Ipebi’ in Yoruba traditional system, seven days after he was ushered in with fanfare by a large residents of Agbowa. Oba Momson, whose emergence has been ratified by the Lagos State Executive Council, and presented with staff and certificate of office in March this year, stepped out of the Ipebi to the waiting crowd of Agbowa residents who have been keeping vigil outside the…

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