Azab filling station owner, Lukman Smith, 5 others die in Ebute boat mishap

  The owner of AZAB Mega Filling Station, the popular petrol station facing Federal Low Cost Housing Estate along Itoikin road, Alhaji Lukman Smith, is dead. He was among the five persons who lost their lives in a boat accident which took place on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, inside the Oworoshoki Waters of the Lagos Lagoon. The boat disaster also took the life of a Judicial officer, Mrs. Temitope Edema, and three others while fifteen (15) persons were injured. The twenty (20) passenger boat was said to be returning from…

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Oloye Solebo’s family to take over Baale Ojogbe’s house, smart filling station, council secretariat, abbatoir, other 200 houses

The Solebo family in Ikorodu will soon be smiling to the banks as they have obtained execution order over the landmark judgement granting them ownership of land stretching from Ojogbe to Abattoir right of the TOS Benson road in Ikorodu, including the Ikorodu Local government premise recently leased out to investors. According to the report gathered, the family had won the case in the High Court in 2001 and also won at the Appeal Court in 2012. On Monday, July 30, 2018, the family obtained an execution order from the…

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Oba Shotobi marks 3 years on the throne to commission multi-million naira palace extension…Tinubu, Dr Brown, Opral Winfrey expected

Come August 2 -12, 2018, His Majesty, Oba Kabir Shotobi will celebrate massively his third anniversary on the throne, during which foreign and local dignitaries, including Kabiyesi’s god-father, Dr. Bob Brown, renowned American Television Broadcaster, Ms Opral Winfred and the godfather of the All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, among others, are expected to be present. Oba Shotobi, who is an acknowledged master planner, always thinking out of the box, is determined to make this celebration unique and highly exalted. He has lined up activities for the ten-day programme…

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S.O.B, Solaja, conspired against Ikorodu in the appointment of House Commission member

Q: Can we meet you? A: I am a Legal Practitioner, an ex-legislator, who served and represented Ikorodu Constituency I in 2003-2007 under Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu administration. I was appointed in 2012 to serve as Commissioner 1 at the Lagos State House of Assembly Service Commission for a five year tenure; I disengaged in December 2017. Q: What clarification can you make concerning the Lagos State House of Assembly Commission? A: The law is cited in the Lagos State House of Assembly Service Commission law in 2010. When you…

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Sunmi Odesanya, ex-House commission member attacks S.O.B, Solaja over non-Ikorodu member in the commission

According to Mr. Odesanya, Hon. S.O.B Agunbiade is one of the principal officers by law who screen and renounced those to be appointed into this commission especially not only as the Majority Leader but also the chairman, House Committee on Business Rules, who is responsible for the screening and selection of such commissioner. He question how Agunbiade and Solaja as legislators allowed Ikorodu’s slot to slip by and usurped by someone from another constituency as the House Speaker. He quoted the relevant law on this matter  saying that under section…

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Oba Shotobi, Ogunleye, Bashorun, prominent leaders, stakeholders support council lease to investors

Prominent leaders in Ikorodu Division including His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Shotobi and former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Prince Abiodun Ogunleye are among eminent persons who have backed the state government to relocate the council secretariat at TOS Benson road now to Lagos road and lease out. The massive premises of the former secretariat to investors who will generate multi billion naira revenue for the state and the six local governments in the division. In a statement issued on Thursday July 19, 2018, eminent leaders in the division including…

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Soldiers from 174 batalion storm Sagamu road to clear Sabo drainage blockage

The soldiers of 174 Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Odogunyan Barracks, led by their Commanding Officer, Lt. Col B.C Eze, on Saturday, June 30, 2018, carried out the clearing of a long standing major refuse blocked drainage along Ikorodu Sagamu Road (close to the cemetery) to enhance cleanliness and conducive environment. Many residents of Ikorodu, who witnessed the cleaning, could not believe the magnanimity of the soldiers as they raised various questions ranging from “Are these military men on punishments?” Are they not real soldiers? Or, “Are they doing this…

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Ikorodu political leaders have never resolved any crisis…they have never had a common thought

Q: How do you assess the fourth term ambition of Hon. S.O.B? A: Those who believe he should have fourth term have their reasons. Hon. Agunbiade has the right to contest for fourth term. He has been blessed to have occupied the office for twelve years not minding that there are other qualified people out there. We need to widen our political space in Ikorodu. It is sad to have only one person representing Ikorodu. When you look at the population of Ikorodu, we deserve even more than ten in…

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SOB Agunbiade empowers 169 constituents with skills, start-up kits, Commends Gov Ambode skills acquisition programme

Hon. S.O.B. Agunbiade, on Wednesday, July 2, 2018, facilitated the empowerment of one hundred and sixty nine (169) constituents in conjunction with the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty alleviation (WAPA) during the fourth Hon. Sanai Agunbiade Skills Acquisition programme in Ikorodu and graduation of trainees in various vocations. Speaking during the programme, the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), Hon. Lola Akande, said that Governor Ambode was determined to lessen the effects of economic hardship on women by attaching importance to Skills acquisition. In her words, “I…

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Tell BRT operators to improve services, commuters tell Oba Shotobi

Protesters under the aegis of concerned BRT Commuters, on Saturday, June 30, 2018, stormed the palace of the His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Adewale Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, to protest the poor and shoddy services being provided to them by Primero Transport Services Limited, operators of the BRT Franchise. According to the protest letter they submitted to the Ikorodu Monarch, their protest was based on the agonizing pains associated with boarding their buses, poor services and unethical behavious of their staff, especially at the Ikorodu terminals. While speaking on…

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