LIWE FESTIVAL 2023: Ebute – Iga Boat Regatta Holds January 28

Kunle Adelabu It’s another year again in Ebute – Iga community in Ikorodu West Local Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division area of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, to celebrate the first traditional festival, Liwe festival which always usher in other festivals in the division. The annual festival is usually characterize by boat regatta, popularly known in the local parlance as ‘journey to Oko Igo’. The Liwe night vigil is slated for Friday, January 27, 2023, while the Boat Regatta comes up on Saturday, January 28, starting by 9am at the…

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Large Crowd As High Chief Adeniyi Ajayi, Begins Installation Rites As Eletu Of Oke – Eletu In Ijede

Kunle Adelabu It was a jubilation galore in Ijede and Oke – Eletu communities of Ijede Local Council Development Area of Ikorodu Division, Southwest, Nigeria, on Monday, January 9, 2023, when High Chief Adeniyi Omotayo Ajayi, began the traditional rites for his installation as the new Eletu of Oke – Eletu, while a crowd of residents; both in Oke-Eletu and ljede, trooped out in large number to witness the historic event. After many years of protracted crisis in the selection of new Eletu, Honourable Justice Akapo of the Lagos State…

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Photos: Ijede, Oke – Eletu Agog As New Eletu Begins Installation Rites

Kunle Adelabu It was a massive and successful outing on Monday, January 9, 2023, as the installation rites of High Chief Adeniyi Omotayo Ajayi as the new Eletu of Oke Eletu, began at the Aniyera Ruling Compound and Osugbo in Ijede, Ijede Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria. The new Eletu, who was in all – white attire, first arrived at the Aniyera Ruling House in Ijede where necessary rites were performed after which he paid visit to different sections of the royal compound…

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Coronation Of Alagura, Oba Ogunnaike Holds Today

Kunle Adelabu Agura community will today agog with the official coronation ceremony of Alagura of Agura, Oba Ahmed Moruf Olalekan Ogunnaike. Oba Ogunnaike from the Ogunnaike Ruling House of Agura and a descendant of Fusenkoye (Baba Alago Ira) of Agura, stepped out of the Ipebi adjacent Igbo Lagura on Friday, January 6, 2023, after 21 days in seclusion which he embarked upon since December 17, 2022. You would recall that the new monarch received his paraphernalia of office from Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, at the…

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Infrastructural Development: Residents Call On Govt To Pay More Attention To Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu -Urge development of markets, garages, other facilities Residents of Ikorodu Division in Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, have, again, called on the state government to pay attention to infrastructural developments in the division, especially in the areas of markets, garages and road infrastructures. Concerned residents said that the government’s attention is necessary more than before because of the population explosion that the third largest city in Southwest and 12th in the country, is currently experiencing with attendant traffic caused by many factors. The city, which is made up of…

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Ikorodu Security: Royal Fathers, IDPIL Chieftains Celebrate Local Security Joint Task Force Operatives

Kunle Adelabu Traditional rulers in Ikorodu Division on Tuesday, December 20,2022, joined the chieftains of the Ikorodu Division Peace Limited (IDPIL/GTE) in celebrating the Local Security Joint Task Force (LJTF) operatives, in recognition of their efforts in ensuring peace and tranquility in the Division. At the event, which was held at the Regal Hall, Olu – Odo, Igbogbo, Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Southwest, the activities of the LJTF operatives were commended by royal fathers and others. The gathering also featured the presentation of the…

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Ikorodu Peace Initiative Commends Operatives, Support Them With Xmas Package

Kunle Adelabu The management of the Ikorodu Division security architecture, Ikorodu Division Peace Initiative Limited, IDPIL/GTE, has commended operatives of its Local Joint Taskforce (LJTF) for its effective security support in the last 12 months. The commendation was issued on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, by the Executive Secretary of the body, Otunba Ganiyu Olusegun Abiru, during a parley with the operatives. At the meeting held at the Regal Hall, Olu – Odo, Igbogbo, about 200 IDPIL operatives were also presented with 10kg bags of rice and life chicken as support…

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34th Igbogbo Day Grand Finale: Adeboruwa Calls On Investors, Others To Look Towards Igbogbo For Business

Kunle Adelabu & Mariam Akinloye -Rep. Benson, Eshinlokun, other dignitaries grace occasion The Adeboruwa of Igbogbo, His Royal Majesty, Alaiyeluwa (Oba) Barr. Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali, the Emugoriade I, has called on investors in all sectors of the economy to look towards the Igbogbo Kingdom for their businesses. Oba Kasali said that his kingdom’s door is wide open for social and economic activities that will bring about development and prosperity. The monarch, who is the General Secretary, Ijebu Obas in Lagos State, made the appeal at his 6th Coronation anniversary/grand finale…

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Igbogbo Kingdom Holds Maiden Community Day, Presents Demands To Sanwo – Olu

Kunle Adelabu & Mariam Akinloye -Governor gets CDAs’ re – election support The maiden Community Day Celebrations introduced into the annual Igbogbo Day Celebrations this year, was not all about merriment, but also an opportunity for the community developers to further call for developments in the ancient town as project requests were presented to the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu. The requests from the over 200 Community Development Associations (CDAs) in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) were presented through the Community Development Committee of the…

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2022 Igbogbo Day Kicks – Off Fully With ‘Iwure’

Kunle Adelabu The Adeboruwa of Igbogbo Kingdom, His Royal Majesty (Oba) Barr. Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali, on Friday, November 18, 2022, led the members of Adeboruwa – in – Council and various traditional groups in the community on special prayers for a successful Igbogbo Day celebration. The special prayer tagged, ‘Iwure’ took place at the Adeboruwa palace in Igbogbo with members of the Igbogbo Day Planning Committee led by its Chairman, Mr Andus. Builder Sesan Daini, Chairman, Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA),eminent personalities and members of the community were also…

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