G.O.S father’s good virtues re-echoe as families, muslim clerics celebrates 30 years anniversary

Flamboyant Senator, Ganiu Solomon, the handsome, brilliant and young Nation Assembly legislator and his siblings shook Mushin and brought it to a halt on May 13, 2018 as they celebrated the 30th anniversary of the passage of their great father. Like his dad who was a strong member of the Action Group, Senator Solomon showcased the dividends of being a socialite when he pooled to his ceremony who is who in Lagos state, Abuja and other places. The large crowd of friends, relation, associates, well-wishers and lovers suffocated the big…

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AT LAST! After 16 wasted years of PDP government, Buhari flags off N20billion Ikorodu-Sagamu reconstruction

    After more than two decades of harrowing experience by commuters and drivers along the Ikorodu-Sagamu axis of Lagos and Ogun States, the Mohammadu Buhari led Federal Government brought smiles to the faces of these road users when, on Monday, May 21, 2018, Works Minister, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, flagged off full construction of this road by the Central Government at a cost of N20billion. Following fifteen (15) years of intense pressure and lobbying, the Federal government eventually captured this strategic road project in its 2018 nine trillion naira budget…

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Oro festival controversy: The way out

The heat started when His Majesty, Oba Kabir Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, directed the Ikorodu Town Hall Management not to book any one for any party or event on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, because it had been declared Oro Festival Day. The Town Hall Management put out the notice on its board. The Kabiyesi also went on air as he had done in other years of his reign to announce on radio and TV that the Oro festival would hold that day, giving all the details and conditionalities. Reactions…

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APC ward congress goes dirty/violent

The brutalized leader of Ikorodu Council, Hon. Ayobami Issa and three ward councilors who said they escaped being killed or lynched by thugs allegedly hired by Ikorodu local government chairman, Hon. Wasiu Adesina have debunked accusation by Hon. Adesina that they vandalized council properties and premeditated other unwholesome acts. Hon. Adesina had recently alleged that these councilors violently carried out destruction of offices and properties of Ikorodu local government to protest recent ward congress lists of the All Progressives Congress in Ikorodu. But the quartet told Oriwu Sun that it…

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Kaoli, Ogunleye groups differ on congress over S.O.B

The Apex leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ikorodu Central Local Government Area along with hundreds of party members on Friday, June 1, 2018, stormed the residence of the Party’s National leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, at Bourdillon road, Ikoyi, Lagos, to protest the non-use of the harmonized list in selecting the newly sworn-in LGA and Wards Excos, thus accusing Hon. SOB Agunbiade, Kaoli Olusanya and Tunde Balogun of not complying with the list. The protesters said that consensus based congresses were held in wards and LGAs in…

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Brig General M. Gadzama Ali visits Oba Shotobi, promisess criminals tough time

For the second time this year, a top rank Army officer paid a courtesy visit to Oba Kabiru Shotobi, Ayangbure of Ikorodu in his palace. Brigadier General Moundhey Gadzama Ali, the new commander of the 9 Brigade, Nigeria Army, Ikeja, on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, visited the revered monarch in his palatial palace while on an inspection of the 174 Battalion, Nigeria Army, Odogunyan, Ikorodu, Lagos. Like other army officers who had visited the Oba earlier, Brig General Ali requested the support and cooperation of Oba Shotobi, his chiefs and…

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At last council secretariat moves to lagos road…gives way for investors to take over

At last the chairman of Ikorodu Local Government, Hon. Wasiu Adesina, and his entire council staff members, have decided to move the Beach Road/TOS Benson road secretariat to a temporary site along Lagos road in Ikorodu after what seemed to be some foot dragging. It was believed that the local government authorities had been insisting on getting a lump sum of money from the Lagos State government for purchase of new furniture and other office equipment before they can relocate to the temporary site. However, we learnt from sources that…

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S.O.B re-election team holds June 12 rally…commends Buhari, Asiwaju Tinubu, Ambode

For more than six hours, the spirit of the June 12 struggle was reawaken in Ikorodu as chieftains and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as well as residents staged a marathon solidarity march to mark the 25th anniversary of the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, which was widely regarded as the freest and fairest election in the history of Nigeria, won by late M.K.O Abiola. This year’s celebration of the June 12 anniversary was unique due to the June 6, 2018, pronouncement by President Muhammadu…

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