Salvation Army Pry School, Ikorodu: A School, Death Trap Or Animal Farm?

Kunle Adelabu -Ceilings collapse on nursery pupils, injure one Is Salvation Army Primary School, along Sabo road in Ward D in Ikorodu Local Government, a school? That is the first question that will run through the mind of anyone that has the opportunity to visit the school and take a tour of the premises because all that will stare the person in the face are ugly pictures of how a school is not supposed to look like. If the ugly environment does not look like a school, then what else…

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Senior Lawyers, Security Experts, Traditional Leaders, Other Stakeholders Discuss Cultism, Ajagugbales, Drugs Threats To Security In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu The security situation in Ikorodu Division was the focus of discussion by stakeholders who agreed that the increased security threats pose serious dangers to the community and called for collective responsibilities in tackling it. Three major issues – cultism, activities of the landgrabbers, popularly known as ‘Ajagungbales’, and drugs, were hitherto, identified by keynote speakers, discussants and other stakeholders as causes of high rate of insecurity in the division, at the First Ikorodu Division Security Summit held at the main auditorium of the Ikorodu town hall on Thursday,…

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Women In Politics: Ikorodu Has Excelled In Positioning Women Than Other Divisions – Asiwaju Basorun, Sanwoola

Kunle Adelabu It has been established that Ikorodu Division area of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, has empowered more women with political positions than any other part of the state and possibly the nation at large. This was the assertion when chieftains and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Amazons paid their first – ever official visitation to their Patron, Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Bashorun who is a chieftain of the party and member of the Governance Advisory Council (GAC) in the state. The group, which was created as a pressure group…

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Why I Am Grateful, Thankful To God, People – Odofin Onasanya Reveals Life Journey From Load Carrier To Prominence

Kunle Adelabu It was indeed good reasons for High Chief Tajudeen Alade Duduyemi Onasanya, the Odofin of Igbogbo and the Head of the Lantan Onanusi Family, to be grateful for not just attaining 70 years of age but for also rising from nothing in life to be among major stakeholders that are in charge of the affairs of an ancient community. The 70th birthday anniversary celebration of Odofin Onasanya, which was held at his Relaxation Centre & Hotel in Agunfoye in Igbogbo, Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area of Ikorodu Division,…

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Oba Shotobi, Chiefs To Do More In Reversing Educational Infrastructure Deficit

Wale Jagun & Mariam Akinloye -Monarch commissions Blocks of 3 classrooms, administrative block, 4 toilets The Ayangbure of Ikorodu, His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, and his Chiefs have pledged their commitments towards the provision of more facilities to compliment the efforts of the government in raising educational standard in lkorodu and Lagos State in general. Also, Chief Yemi Lawal, the Bobamuero of Ikorodu Kingdom, and High Chief Adewunmi Ogunsanya, the Odofin of Ikorodu Kingdom, announced their readiness to ensure that there are good public…

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Abandoned Paul Palmer Road Project: Igbogbo Residents Say Lives, Properties At Risk

Kunle Adelabu -Urge Federal Ministry of Works to bring contractor back on site -We’ll be back on site soon, Mr Fashola, Chairman, Fountain Douglande Ltd Residents of Ife Oluwa Community Development Association (CDA) in Igbogbo area  of Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division, Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria, have called on the Federal Ministry on Works to come to their rescue over the abandoned road project in the community. They alleged that construction  works on the main road which leads into the community, has been abandoned by the contractor.…

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Council Chairman Engages Stakeholders On Administration’s Performance, Pledges To Improve On Communication

Kunle Adelabu & Jare Babatunde The Chairman of Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area, Builder Sesan Mayokun Daini, on Monday, April 12, 2021,  gave his administration’s account of stewardship in the last 1,358 days since he assumed office. At the parley/interactive session held at the Conference room of the newly commissioned Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA Secretariat, were journalists, bloggers, representatives of various youth groups, social media influencers and community developers among others. While admitting that his administration has not done much in communicating its activities to the public, Builder Daini said that the…

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Council Performance: Ikorodu Youth Initiative Survey Scores Chairmen On Education, Security, Health, Others

Kunle Adelabu Performances of the six Council Chairmen in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, came under scrutiny recently when the Ikorodu Division Youths Initiative made public the report of its field survey conducted last year. The survey covered performances of the councils’ administrations under Hon. Wasiu Adeshina (Ikorodu Local Government), Hon. Jumoke Jimbo – Ademehin (Ikorodu West LCDA), Hon. Adeola Banjo (North LCDA), Builder Sesan Daini (Igbogbo/Bayeku LCDA), Hon. Wasiu Agoro  (Imota LCDA) and Hon. Fathiu Salisu (Ijede LCDA). According to the youth group, qualitative approach was adopted…

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King Kosoko: Family Sets To Celebrate Late Lagos Monarch’s 149th, Palace’ 160th Anniversaries

Kunle Adelabu The King Kosoko family of Lagos, will today, Thursday, April 1, 2021, unveil the rehabilitated historic palace of the late Lagos monarch who reigned between 1845 and 1851 and later became the Oloja of Ereko after returning from exile from Epe. The Kosoko family, which had for decades grappled with crisis, recently elected Prince Abiola Olojo – Kosoko as Oloja – elect as part of the royal family’s attempt to protect its traditional importance and preserve the  legendary progenitor’s legacies and achievements, especially his historical values. To mark…

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Ijebu Obas In Lagos Urge Tinubu To Contest For Presidency in 2023

Kunle Adelabu -Lagos Speaker, lawmakers, political leaders commend move It was an emphatical statement by the traditional rulers under the aegis of Lagos State Ijebu Traditional Rulers, when they converged in Igbogbo in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) to urge the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to declare for the Presidency in 2023. The traditional rulers, who made their decision public at their gathering at the Adeboruwa palace in Igbogbo, also pledged their support for Tinubu if he accept their call to…

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