Behold! the new Baba Oba, Aare Oba of Ogijoland

  Dewunmi Ogunsanya (SAN) billionaire DSTV chairman is now the Baba – Oba of Ogijo. Last year during the coronation of Oba of Igbogbo, he was also honoured with another chieftaincy title as Baba Oba of Igbogbo. Of recent, the humble, brilliant Ogunsanya was nominated by the Rademo Royal Family to be their next Odofin of Ikorodu. Though, he has not been officially installed, other sources told Oriwu Sun that already palace friends, family and friends have been addressing him as Odofin. He was not the only one that was…

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Stylish outing of Oba Kazeem Gbadamosi’s one year anniversary

Last February 10, 2018, the new Ologijo of Ogijo, HRH Oba Kazeem Gbadamosi, marked one year anniversary on the throne. The Oba  who came all the way from London, was officially given the staff of office by the Ogun State government. The new Oba is the son of the retired permanent secretary in the Lagos State government, Otunba  Lamidi Gbadamosi, who had played significant role in the development of Ikorodu town. Otunba Gbadamosi, a high Chief in Ikorodu town, and also a Baale in Ikorodu town, made impact at the…

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Olorunsogo community wants government’s support to complete second phase drainage project

One of the leaders of Olorunsogo community in Ikorodu Local Government Area, Rev. M. D. Olu Onabanjo, has called on the Lagos State Government to render support to the community towards the completion of its second phase drainage project, which is estimated to cost about Thirteen Million Naira (N13million). In an interview with Oriwu Sun in Ikorodu recently, Rev. Onabanjo disclosed that the problem being faced by the community as a result of erosion made the Community Development Association (CDA) to resort to the construction of drainage systems to safeguard…

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Oba Sotonwa meets traditional honourary chiefs-…Wants cooperation for development

Fresh from Ipebi where he had been in seclusion to fortify himself with spiritual and physical power and knowledge of his tradition, His Royal Majesty, Oba Basiru Sotonwa emerged on February 1, 2018 full of fire and anointing as he met with his honourary and traditional chiefs to brainstorm on the development plans of the town. Hungry for action, the kabiyesi with his honourary chiefs on March 9, 2018 meet to see how to recover all that Ipakodo lost in nearly twenty (20) years of stalemate and to pave the…

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After 20 court sittings, Anoko-Akori Awomodu family disgraces Ganni Awomodu for selling family’s 30 plots of land illegally

Landmark judgement was on Tuesday 13, March, 2018 delivered infavour of Anoko-Akori-Awomodu family of Gberigbe Ewu-Owa, Ikorodu local government area of Lagos State against a member of the family, Prince Ganni A. Awomodu and illegal occupiers/Developers over a large parcel of land containing thirty (30) plots, which belongs to the family. The judgement was delivered by the Honourable Justice L. B. Lawal Akapo at the Ikorodu High Court. The Anoko-Akori-Awomodu family in the case were, Otunba Nurudeen Awomodu (Otunba Mulero, Akarigbo of Ikorodu), Prince Lukman Awomodu and Prince Olasunkanmi Awomodu…

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FERRY SERVICE TAKES OFF

Ambode fulfils promises for Ikorodu people begins pilot operation Governor Akinwunmi Ambode seems to be fulfilling his promise on water transportation in Lagos State. During the Town Hall meeting in Ikorodu in 2016, the Publisher of Oriwu Sun, Alhaji Monzor Olowosago asked him about what he was doing about the ferry terminal at Ipakodo. The Governor while answering the question said that the state was working hard to make water transportation a part of his policy to ease movement in the state. Last March, a press release was sent out…

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“For 30 months, J.B has fed 10,000 indigents in Ikorodu division…gets constituency endorsement for second term

The Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of the six Local Councils in Ikorodu, including their Executive and Legislative Arms, on Saturday, January 24, 2018, promised to drum up support for the “I Care Foundation” Food Bank by engaging in quarterly food distribution to the masses to stem the tide of hunger and reduce poverty among the populace. While addressing the mammoth crowd of the needy, which include widows, widowers, elderly people living with disabilities and others, during the January edition of this programme, Hon. Babajimi Benson disclosed that more than ten…

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S.O.B. Agunbiade’s fourth term re-election bid; donation of used buses and the electorate

It is another election time, when politicians, especially public office seekers, go cap in hand, sugar tongued and pockets lined with wads of money to canvass for votes and for all kinds of supports. Who are eligible from Ikorodu to seek the top positions in the state or the nation? What vacancies exist for them to vie for? No one is coming out for the nation’s president or vice president. What about the Lagos East Senatorial seat? It is yet unclear. What about House of Representative? Since it is Jimi…

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Daru Hikmat Wal-Is’Had Arabic school graduates 5 graduands

Daru Hikmat Wal-Is’Had Arabic school in Mojoda/Iponyewa, Adamo area of Ikorodu, on Sunday, April 8, 2018, a held graduation ceremony for five of its pupils who all came out with distinctions. While expressing his joy for the feat performed by graduands who are, Ameerat Olamide Abdul-Akeem Kasim, Aleemat Oke-Owo Abdul-Akeem Kasim, Toyeeb Adekoya, Thoaban Eniola Banjoko and Abd-Wasiu Olamide Oseni, proprietor of the school, Alhaji Waliyullah Abd. Qadri Akewusola, commended their parents, Alhaji and Mrs. Abdul Akeem Kasim from Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State and Mr. and Mrs. Isiaq Banjoko from Ijebu-Ode,…

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Jumbo salaries and allowances of our legislators: Let’s stop this rape of economy; time to revolt against these suckers

Again, our Senators and Representatives at the upper and lower houses of the National Assembly have reminded us how foolish we have been over the years and how much they have taken us for a ride without provoking any action except loud noise. Our national budget for 2018 is in the national assembly’s cooler, frozen for five months without any definite time line for its passage; yet, the jumbo salaries and allowances of these lawmakers are running and well oiled. The figures have been shrouded in mystery and utmost secrecy…

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