Ikorodu Security: Onyabo, Council Chairman Exchange Words On Funding, Support

Kunle Adelabu -Economic activities resume as security group arrest two notorious cultists -Onyabo not getting necessary support, Onyabo leader alleges. -We are planning joint taskforce to deal with cultism menace – Ikorodu LG Chairman There was no love lost between the Chairman of Ikorodu Local Government, Hon. Wasiu Adesina, and the Deputy Commander of the Onyabo Vigilance Group, Akogun Lanre Olabinjo, as both have exchanged words on the security situation in Ikorodu, which has been worsened by the reckless killings by cultists in the last few weeks. The vigilance group…

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Residents Charge Govt, Parents To Take Responsibilities, Launch Campaign Against Cultism

Wale Jagun Cross section of Ikorodu residents have charged the Lagos State Government and Council Authorities to respond practically to the state of insecurity in Ikorodu caused by cult activities which have constantly been  disturbing the social and economic lives of residents of the community. The concerned residents called on Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu to intervene in the threat that cultism posed to lives and properties before the whole town is consumed. They also charged elected representatives, council chairmen and traditional institutions to also discharge their responsibilities to the…

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Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA Councilors Set To Probe Executive Arm

Kunle Adelabu -Unseal Works Department -We are ready to change the narrative, check executive excesses – Council Leader The Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area in Ikorodu Division, Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria, may be in for an interesting time as the Council legislators are bent on probing the activities of all the departments from January, 2020. The local lawmakers, who passed resolution to this effect in their plenary sitting of November 19, 2020, proved their seriousness in exercising their legislative power when they sealed the Works Department on Monday, November 23, 2020,…

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Ikorodu Kicks Againt Gov. Sanwo – Olu’s Omission In LG Service Commission

Kunle Adelabu & Wale Jagun -Residents petition Governor to observe IBILE principle Residents across the Ikorodu Local Government and five other Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Ikorodu Division part of Lagos State have kicked against the exclusion of the division from the nomination list approved by the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu for Lagos State Local Government Service Commission. The Governor, on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, released a list of five nominees for the positions of Chairman and members in the Commission. On the list…

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Cultism: Ikorodu Residents Proffer Ways To Curb Menace

Kunle Adelabu Disturbed by the negative image and other consequences that cult activities have brought on Ikorodu, residents recently engaged in finding lasting ways out of the menace which has claimed many lives and disturbed socio – economic lives of various parts of lkorodu division. The menace, which has been a common feature of virtually every part of the six Local Government and Local Council Development Areas of Ikorodu Division for over a decade, has defied many interventions as rivalry cult groups seem determined to continue the deadly hostilities against…

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My True Story On COVID – 19 Palliatives, Attack On My House – Hon. Agunbiade, Lagos Majority Leader

Kunle Adelabu -Some of the invaders already arrested, arraigned and remanded in prison. The four term member and the Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, on Thursday, October 29, 2020, gave accounts of the wanton attack on his house and other facility by hoodlums, which he tagged,  ‘My True Story’. He gave the detailed account of what actually transpired while delivering his keynote address at the 2020 Constituency Stakeholders’ Meeting held at the 700 – Seaters hall at the Lagos State Polytechnic, lkorodu main…

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Tension In Ikorodu As Residents Invade Political Leaders Homes

Kunle Adelabu – Agunbiade, Basorunm, Animashaun, Olufowora, Ogunsanya’s homes affected -Council Chairmen Banjo, Daini appeal for calm Ikorodu felt the power of social media on Friday, but unfortunate in a negative way, as residents stormed homes of several political figures following the mis-information, via various social media platforms, that they hoarded palliative food items in their homes. The false information, which was circulated through Twitter and alleged that certain politicians were hoarding food items meant for the masses in their homes, was started by one anonymous person on his Twitter…

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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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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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We Are Financing Road Constructions Through Bond – LASG

Kunle Adelabu -Calls for cooperation of residents on reconstruction of Oba Sekumade road The Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos on Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Aramide Adeyoye, has stated that the government, in its attempt to make the Oba Sekumade and other roads in the state motorable, had to access bonds to finance their construction. She disclosed this on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at the Stakeholders’ meeting for the reconstruction of the Oba Sekumade road in Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State. Engr.…

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