Rep. Babajimi Benson Gets Third Term Endorsement

Kunle Adelabu The representation of the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Defense, Rep. Babajimi Benson, which has brought about improvement in infrastructural developments in his constituency,  was, on Friday  (yesterday), applauded by the leadership of his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), members and residents of Ikorodu Constituency, during the commissioning of the link roads facilitated by the young lawmaker.  His brilliant  performance also earned him endorsement for another term at the event as a chieftain of the highest decision making of the party at the state level, Governance…

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Guinness World Record: Ikorodu Heroes Call On Lagos Govt To Allow Students Visit Bayode, Others

Kunle Adelabu -Charge Ikorodu residents for support Ikorodu Heroes, the social and developmental group of young Ikorodu indigenes, has charged the Lagos State Government to encourage Mr Olubayode Treasure Olawunmi, the holder of the Guinness World Record in Longest Marathon Read Aloud, and his team’s attempt to set a team record in the Guinness Longest Marathon Read Aloud. The group also called on the residents of the Ikorodu Division in Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, to support one of its own, Bayode, and his group in achieving the enviable record. Bayode…

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Ikorodu Abattoir Shutdown As Operators Protest Over Leadership Position

Wale Jagun Protest erupted on Thursday at the Ikorodu Abattoir, popularly called ‘Odo – Eran’, located along the T.O.S Benson Avenue in Ikorodu, as members of the Ikorodu branch of the Lagos State Butchers Association, burnt tyres and shut the  slaughter slab. According to the protesters, they embarked on the protest following an imposition of a chairman on the association, a situation which they said was against the spirit of how they have been electing/selecting their leaders. It was claimed that they elected a new chairman about three weeks ago…

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Concerned Youths Support Bayode’s Guinness World Record Attempt

Wale Jagun Attempt by the holder of the Guinness World Record in the Longest Marathon Reading Aloud, Mr Bayode Treasure Olawunmi, to set another record has received a boost from the youths in Ikorodu. Bayode, who set a record for an individual attempt in 2018, will be doing a team work with four others to achieve a group record in the Guinness World Record quest in the Longest Marathon Read Aloud, themed, ‘Read2Build’. The team will be reading for 480 hours from Wednesday, December 1 to Tuesday, December 21, 2021,…

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2,500 Beneficiaries Get Abiru’s COVID – 19 Financial Relief For 11 Consecutive Months

Kunle Adelabu -As Senator rolls out achievements within a year. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Industries and the Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Distinguished Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, on Tuesday (yesterday), continued  his tradition of making direct bank transfers to batch A beneficiaries of the 2500 vulnerable constituents pool for the 11 months consecutively. The financial intervention started in January this year with beneficiaries drawn from the 98 wards in the 16 Local Governments (LGs) and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the…

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National Youth Games: Majidun Swimmers’ Parents Call For Compensation For Children’s Participation

Kunle Adelabu -Call for Gov. Sanwo – Olu’s intervention -It’s against international convention to pay children; we are working on educational support for them – LSSC Parents of young Lagos swimmers residing at Majidun in Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Ikorodu Division area of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, have called on the Sports Commission to pay compensation to their children who participated in the National Youth Games in Ilorin. The parents, under the aegis of Parents’ Swimming Association of Majidun, alleged that their children returned home empty…

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Igbogbo Day: Senator Abiru Charges Eminent Personalities To Support Community Development

Wale Jagun – Senator, Friends Donate Towards Igbogbo Township Hall Project The Senator Representing the Lagos East Senatorial District, Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, FCA, has called for more support for community development. The Senator made the clarion call to eminent personalities in Igbogbo on Saturday, November  27, 2021, when he chaired the grand finale of the 2021 Igbogbo Day Celebrations and the 5th Coronation celebration of His Royal Majesty, Alayeluwa, Oba (Barrister) Abdul-Semiu Orimadegun Kasali, Emugoriade 1 , Adeboruwa of Igbogbo Kingdom. Abiru , who is the Chairman, Senate Committee…

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Asa Carnival 2021: Royal Fathers Give Blessings, Commend Initiative

Jare Babatunde As the stage is set for the 2021 Asa Carnival, royal fathers in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, have given their blessings and prayed for the successful staging of the annual event in Ikorodu. The event, which showcases the rich cultural heritage of the lkorodu people,  is being organized by IREP- Ikorodu Division Rebirth Foundation. The traditional rulers also commended the Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly and the initiator/convener of IREP – Ikorodu Division Rebirth Foundation, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, for his contributions to the…

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Lagos Youth Awards Unveil Nominees

Our Editor. Organizers of the Lagos Youth Awards have unveiled the nominations list for the debut edition. Nigerian skit maker and activist, Mr Macaroni tops the list with three nominations while football star and FC Barcelona Femeni forward, Asisat Oshoala have two nominations. According to the organizers, the event comes up on Boxing Day, December 26, 2021 at Sheraton Hotel, Lagos. List of categories and nominees were made available today in a statement by the organsisers as below: Most Outstanding Young Entrepreneur • Nola Adetola (Veritasi Homes) • Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi…

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Use Your Sword To Defend Ikorodu, Ayangbure Charges Bashorun Olusanya

Kunle Adelabu The newly installed Bashorun of Ikorodu Kingdom, Bashorun Moshood Adesegun Bello Olusanya has been charged to use the traditional sword presented to him as staff of office during his installation, to defend Ikorodu rather than using it against the Kingdom. The Ayangbure of Ikorodu, his Royal Majesty, Oba (Engr.) Kabir Adewale Shotobi, gave the charge during the installation of the new Chief and his wife, Chief (Mrs) Folukemi Alake-Oluwa Bello – Olusanya as Bashorun and Yeye Bashorun of Ikorodu Kingdom respectively at the Ayangbure palace on Saturday, November…

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