Again Cultist strike in Ikorodu, kills Otunba Adewale’s driver

Respite seems not in sight in Ikorodu as cultists again gunned down a resident in an apparent demonstration of disregard for human life. The driver of the wife of a popular and wealthy Ikorodu man, Otunba Rafiu Adewale, was the latest victim of cult killings. Reports reaching our news desk indicates that the driver had just taken home his master’s wife, parked their car and went to a nearby beer parlour near California Cinema, along Ireshe road, Ikorodu, where he wanted to cool off when some cultists stormed the parlour…

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CALEB university’s draconian laws attract students’ protest

On May 24, 2019 students of Caleb University went on rampage over what they described as excessive law of the incumbent Vice Chancellor, Professor Nosa Owens Ibie. At the early hour of the Friday morning, some of the students who could no longer bear the stringent law introduced to them took to the school premises to demand for a repel of the law. In the process of their peaceful demonstration, it was reported that policemen stationed around the school threw tear gas at them. An act which infuriated the students…

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Emuren Town gets new Oba

The new Elemuren of Emuren town, Otunba Adesegun Bolaji-Alowonle, has stated the need for traditional rulers to rule according to the wishes and dictates of their subjects. He said this in his acceptance speech shortly after his election as the new monarch of the town. He said, “Traditional rulers are subjects to the community. We will work with the people and deliver their message to the government of the day. My role is to serve the people as I am the servant of the people and I’m ready to work…

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Late Alowonle’s son dies inside car on his way back to America

What could have happened to the son of late Chief N. O. Alowonle, a USA based Nigerian who came home to prepare for his son’s wedding abroad but slumped and died in the car taking him to the Murtala Muhammed Airport from Ikorodu? The man, Rilwan Alonwonle, aged between sixty (60) and sixty two (62), was said to have returned to Nigeria few weeks ago to see his family members in Ikorodu and to prepare to return to the USA for the wedding of one of his children in America.…

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Murder in LASPOTECH: Security guard kills colleague

letus Williams, an outsourced security guard of the Lagos State Polytechnic was apprehended for the murder of his colleague John Okoro, while on night duty in the school premises on May 24, 2019. Cletus allegedly slit his victim’s throat and severed his hand with a matched. Though there are several accounts to what led to the murder, there was no established reason for the murder. Some people said that the two hard a prior argument to the attack, while others believed that both guards threatened each other with their weapon…

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Okada Rider kills wife and commits suicide

 A commercial motorcycle rider, Mr. Charles Enifeh Omomo, his wife Faith Omomo and their six year old son Glorious Omomo were found dead in their one bedroom apartment at Number 42 Gbasemo area of Aga, Ikorodu. The incident which happened about 6 a.m. on May 27, 2019 came as a surprise to neighbours as Charles Enifeh was found dangling from a loop tied to the ceiling fan stripped naked to the waist, while his wife also found half naked lying straddled on the floor. Their six year old son laid…

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Badagry tourism, a tourist destination in the future

The Badagry Local Government of Lagos is the most promising tourist destination in Lagos State. Though, it may be experiencing setback in patronage, experts believe the place will experience massive business boom in the nearest future. Badagry became the most popular home of museums and colonial relics after serving as major centre of slave trade in the past two centuries. The Badagry town is not only a heritage site for slave market but also home of the first colonial administrative office, first storey building in Nigeria and the abode of…

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18 year-old Qudus arrested for theft in Sabo market

An eighteen (18) year old boy, Qudus Oredola, was arrested on Monday, May 20, 2019, by the security men at the Ayangbure market (popularly called Sabo market) for theft. He was arrested by the guards around 6a.m while he was attempting to gain entry into the market through the fence and was later handed over to the men of the Onyabo vigilante group for further action. The leader of the vigilante group, Mr. Nurudeen Oseni, popularly known as jay-jay, confirmed the incident in an interview with Oriwu Sun and added…

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Tragedy in Igbogbo as IKEDC worker is electrocuted, loses arms

(IKEDC) was electrocuted and lost both his hands. The incident occurred around 11:24a.m at Club 24 area of the ancient community. According to report, the victim, identified as Afeez, and his colleagues had stormed the area to disconnect some houses from the electricity pole due to the failure of residents to pay their electricity bills. It was also gathered that the incident happened when power was suddenly restored while Afeez was attempting to disconnect the cable of a particular defaulting house from the pole and was immediately electrocuted and suffered…

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Those who deserve political appointment from Ikorodu

The 2019 general elections have come and gone. As in the National Assembly, where the race for the topmost offices of the two houses are heating up while serious lobbying is going on at the Executive level of the Presidency, so are expectations rising at the State levels in Lagos on possible candidates for appointments as Commissioners, Special Advisers, etc. Ikorodu is not left out in this race as many political players, watchers and analysts speculate on most likely people, who deserve top positions from Ikorodu division. The under listed…

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