First Year Anniversary: De-Vanguard Gets Commendations, Sets To Impact More On Community

Kunle Adelabu Guests and members of Development Vanguard (De Vanguard), a political and development platform based in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area of Ikorodu Division have commended the group for its impactful efforts in the last one year of its formation. In commemoration of the anniversary, the group, Saturday, April 10, 2021, staged a ‘Walk for Fitness’ during which a large number of youths turned out enmasse and walked along major roads in Igbogbo township. The participants took off at Bakare’s house in Igbogbo  and walked through Awolowo Way, Adeboruwa…

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Community Unveils Book On Igbe Road, Honours Oba Kasali, Rep. Benson, Daini, IMPACT, Others

Kunle Adelabu A book on the Igbe road (Hon. Babajimi Benson Road) that was recently brought back to life after decades of collapse and commissioned by the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, has been presented to the public by the community. The book, titled, ‘Igbe Road: The Gateway’, was written by the Igbe Road Rehabilitation Committee (IRRC) and published by the LIB Global Media Limited, chronicled the phases of the road from when it was created by the administration of Late Alhaji Lateef Jakande in 1983…

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Elders Postpone IKODASS Elections, Avert Crisis

Jare Olukotun After weeks of intense preparations for the 2021 elections into various offices of the Ikorodu – Oga Development Association (IKODASS), the elections have been postponed due to tension that was generated during the accreditation process. The Oteju hall of the Ikorodu Town hall, the venue for  the elections, on  Sunday, March 28, became turbo-charge as delegates, who have been on one another’s throats on the various platforms weeks before the election, arrived for the election proper. According to the report gathered, there has been serious tension between the…

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Imota Community Engages Fulani Leaders Over Kidnapping, Insecurity

Kunle Adelabu -Hunting suspended for now – Imota Chairman. As part of the Imota community’s efforts to stem insecurity, especially kidnapping happening around the area, the traditional ruler and Council Chairman of the ancient community which shared boundaries with the Epe Division of Lagos State and many other communities in Ogun State, on Monday, March 22, 2021, met with leaders of the Fulani communities. The stakeholders meeting, which was held at the Ranodu palace, was called by His Royal Majesty, Oba Ajibade Bakare Agoro, the Ranodu of Imota, and Hon.…

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Royal Prayers, Commendations Trail IKD 106.1FM Establishment, Transmission

Kunle Adelabu It was prayer and commendation galore for Hon. Babajimi  Benson, the representative of the lkorodu division at the Federal House of Representatives, and his new initiative, IKD 106.1FM, today, Saturday, March 20,2021, when His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, led other Obas in the division to the pre – commissioning royal prayer/appearance on air at the radio station. Reliable sources hinted THE IMPACT that the station will be officially commissioned by the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu who will…

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Family Recounts Ordeal On How Ikorodu Businessman, Alhaji Onabanjo Was Kidnapped, Regained Freedom

Kunle Adelabu -Lagos, Ogun Police Commands working together to checkmate kidnapping, other crimes on borders – Lagos PPRO The kidnapping and subsequent release of the Ikorodu – born businessman and socialite, Alhaji Lookman Onabanjo, has once again brought to the front burner the level of insecurity in every part of the country as criminal elements operate unhindered with little or no check on their activities. Alhaji Onabanjo, who is the Chief Executive Officer of Bugon Petroleum and popular developer, was kidnapped by armed men between 10.00 and 11.00am on Monday,…

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Community Celebrates New Iyalode of Igbogbo, Says She’s Capable

Kunle Adelabu The Chairman of the Igbogbo/Bayeku Local council Development Area, Builder Sesan Daini, traditional chiefs and residents of Igbogbo Kingdom have described the new Iyalode of Igbogbo, Chief (Mrs) Karimot Jokotade Ojikutu (Nee Idowu) as a capable person who will lead the womenfolk in the ancient town in the right direction. The new Iyalode was installed on Sunday, February 14, 2021, by the Adeboruwa of Igbogbo, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Barr.) Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali, to replace the former Iyalode, Mrs Adebisi Fanuga who was deposed by the monarch for…

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Adeboruwa Installed New Iyalode of Igbogbo, Chief Karimot Ojikutu

Kunle Adelabu His Royal Majesty, Oba Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali, (Emugoriade I), the Adeboruwa of Igbogbo, on Sunday, February 14, 2021, installed Chief (Mrs) Karimot Jokotade Ojikutu (Nee Idowu) as the new Iyalode (head of women) of the ancient town. The installation took place at the Adeboruwa palace in lgbogbo with the Adeboruwa – in – Council led by High Chief Tajudeen Duduyemi Onasanya, the Odofin of Igbogbo and the new chief’s family members and friends in attendance. Oba Kasali, while installing the new Iyalode, charged her to give her commitment…

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Stop Parading Yourself As Iyalode Of Igbogbo – Adeboruwa Tells Mrs Fanuga

Kunle Adelabu The Adeboruwa of Igbogbo, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Barr.) Semiudeen Orimadegun Kasali, has asked Mrs Adebisi Fanuga to stop parading herself as the Iyalode of Igbogbo Kingdom following her failure to discharge the responsibilities attached to the traditional position. Oba Kasali issued the warning when chieftains and members of the Rademo Royal Family appeared before the Adeboruwa – in – Council on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. High Chief Rasaki Adebanjo, the Aro of Ijede, Alhaja Keshimawo (Iya Tope) and Mr Adegbenro Fanuga and others represented the Rademo Royal…

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Lagos CP, Traditional Rulers, Council, IKODASS, Others Proffer Ways Out Of Insecurity In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu Stakeholders have proffered numerous solutions and suggestions on how to combat insecurity that has been threatening the social and economic lives of residents of Ikorodu division, particularly as it regards the issues of cultism and robbery activities. At the town hall meeting, tagged, ‘2021 Ikorodu Security Meeting’, organised to brainstorm on how to address this menace, were stakeholders in the Ikorodu division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria and the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu. His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, who…

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