Ikorodu Will Have ‘No Peace’ Until There Is Another Carriage Way In And Out of It – Otunba Elesho, former Commissioner

Sir (Otunba) Ayodele Oluwole Elesho, is the Agbaakin  and Otunba of Ikorodu Kingdom and by that virtue, he’s a chieftain of the inner circle of the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, overseeing many portfolios among which include  the information management and publicity of the palace.  He was a former Commissioner for Information, Culture & Sports in Lagos State and also served as a State Labour leader at a very critical moment in the history of labour union in the state and country at large. As a religious man, Sir Elesho is a…

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Asiwaju Basorun Engages Ikorodu Youths On Leaders’ Efforts In Advancing Ikorodu Division’s Development

Kunle Adelabu -Calls for unity among leaders In his usual accessible and always ready to listen manner, Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Basorun, a member of the Governor’s Advisory Council and the first Secretary to the Lagos State Government, recently engaged selected youths and journalists in Ikorodu Division on some issues affecting the development of the division, particularly on the allegation that leaders in the division have not been advancing the course of development in the division. The old political war horse, in his contrary view to this assertion which has been making…

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Nigeria Will Be In Ruin If Our Focus Does Not Change From Politics To Economic Development – Sen. Ogunlewe

Senator (Otunba) Adeseye Kingsley Ogunlewe, is a Prince of Igbogbo kingdom in Igbogbo/Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He’s also a former Minister of Works and Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He was elected Senator on the platform of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) between 1999 and 2003 to represent the Lagos East Senatorial District, before he defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He later became the Minister of Works between…

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I Have Forgotten About the Past, More Resolute, Focus and Excited About the Future – Prince Lanre Sanusi

Prince Lanre Sanusi, popularly called ‘PLS’ by his followers and admirers, is a very known political figure, businessman and philanthropist, especially within the Lagos political circle. Prince Sanusi earned his Associate Degree in Accounting from Tarrant County College USA, bagged his Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Management and minor in finance from Dallas Baptist University and the University of Texas, Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Dallas Baptist University USA. He is currently pursuing a higher degree also in USA. A Diligent entrepreneur and business leader with vast and proven expertise…

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COVID-19 Pandemic Has Made It Clear That Technology Has Come To Occupy A Very Big Space In Human Endeavours Generally And Education In Particular – Asipa Kaoli

Asipa Kaoli Olusanya, is the Vice Chairman of the Lagos East Senatorial District of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Deputy APC Apex leader in Ikorodu Division. He has also served as a Commissioner for Agriculture & Cooperative in Lagos State. The former senior lecturer with Lagos State Polytechnic is the Founder of Kith & Kin Educational Schools. He is a mentor, teacher, entrepreneur and community leader. In this interview with the Publisher/Reporter – in – Chief, THE IMPACT Newspaper, Kunle Adelabu, at his country home at Owode located…

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How I Discovered Myself At A Very Young Age – Lamina, CEO, Waves Media

Mr Azeez Abolaji Lamina is the young Chief Executive Officer of Waves Media Limited, the company publishing the popular Waves Plus magazine and producing Waves Gist Zone, a thirty minutes talk show that airs on Unilag103.1fm every Friday evening and Wavesplus TV, which airs on Lagos Television and across all cable networks on DSTV, GOTV and Startimes. He studied Mass Communication at the Lagos State Polytechnic after which he moved to the Lagos State University where he also studied Mass Communication and majored in Public Relations and Advertising. Azeez is…

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Ikorodu-Born Data Analyst, Gbolahan Olumade Listed Among 30 Global Young Economy Data lnnovators

Kunle Adelabu Gbolahan Olumade, an Ikorodu-born skilled data analyst with experience in collecting, organizing and interpreting various types of statistical figures, has been listed among 30 talented individuals who are under 30 years that are leading the data centre and cloud industries in an innovative direction. According to the Data magazine in its February/March 2020 edition, the individuals are selected based on their innovations through technological breakthroughs, business acumen, political guidance and exceptional marketing skills. Gbolahan, who is a Lagos State University graduate of Electronics and Computer Engineering, is one…

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Chief Benson Plans Book On His Last Years

Kunle Adelabu Former National President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) and the Asiwaju of Ikorodu Kingdom, Sir (Chief) Babatunde Benson, SAN, KJW, has revealed that he is currently working on a new book to document activities of his last years. The legal luminary made the revelation at the launching of the book titled, ’Journey of Grace: Methodist Church Nigeria, Diocese of Ikorodu’, written in commemoration of the twenty-five years anniversary of the inauguration of Patriarch Bolaji Methodist Church, Ita-Elewa in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, as a Diocese at…

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Pa Olatunji Owolabi: Veteran Lagos Broadcaster Dies Aged 82

Kunle Adelabu Renowned broadcaster with Radio Lagos/Eko FM, Pa Olatunj Owolabi has died at the age of 82. The Ikorodu-based broadcasting veteran, has been reporting community news across Lags State, especially Ikorodu Division for several decades. He was in active journalism practice till his last breadth. Pa Owolabi, popularly called ‘Gbeborun’ by residents and admirers died early Sunday, January 5, 2020, at the General Hospital, Ikorodu. THE IMPACT gathered from family members that he fell sick about five days ago and was rushed to the hospital.

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I Am A Bonafide PDP Member And I’ve Not Decamped To APC – Oduborisha

Prince Amid Adekunle Oduborisha is an Environmental Consultant who retired from Chevron about 12 years ago. He is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a community leader. In this interview with Kunle ADELABU, the Chief Reporter/Publisher, THE IMPACT, he spoke on the state of environment and roads in the state, efforts of Igbe community in rehabilitating the collapsed Igbe road, completion of Oriwu Central Mosque, crisis between Ikorodu and Oriwu Central Mosque and also denounced the rumour that he has decamped into the All Progressives Congress (APC).…

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