Olotu Lasunwon, Prince Sunday Owolabi Ogede relates historic link between Ikorodu and Sagamu

It gives me unalloyed pleasure to give the welcome address on this historical visit of His Royal Majesty Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi Torungbuwa II, The Akarigbo of Remo land. The visit is very -significant, because of the unfriendly relationship between the two cities in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s which led to two incidents of which one of these incidents nearly brought the two cities to war. This was when our people from Sagamu came for -the burial of late Balogun Mabadeje Jaiyesimi in 1949, he happened to be the…

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Who is Akarigbo of Remoland?

Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi, the Akarigbo of Remoland, is the Managing Partner of Babington Ashaye & Co. He has over 20 years experience in Insolvency and Restructuring and has handled not less than 250 Insolvency and Restructuring assignments to date. Oba Babatunde Ajayi, handled the liquidation of Nigeria Airways Ltd as the assistant liquidator and the privatisation of the three steel rolling mills in Nigeria as the liquidator through a guided liquidation option. He was also involved in the privatisation of Skypower Aviation Handling Co. Limited (SAHCOL). His other notable…

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How pregnant woman, 17 other died in Ijede boat mishap

No fewer than eighteen (18) people lost their lives when an Egbin bound ferry capsized on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Oriwu Sun gathered that the ill-fated boat, which was conveying passengers, including a pregnant woman who was among the dead, were on board the ferry which was said to have been hit by heavy waves. There were three survivors in the incident while the rescue team of the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA) and Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) have been able to recover thirteen bodies as at the…

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Ijebu Obas meet at Sekumade palace over insecurity, assure Sanwo-Olu of adequate support, want community police

The recent staccatos of kidnapping, rapping, robbery, and ritual killings across the country have bothered concerned citizens. Government top officials, federal lawmakers and notable people have all made commentaries about the situation but nothing concrete has happened. The traditional rulers, who are the true custodians of the people and closer to the grassroots have taken a bold step to making contribution to the welfare of the society as over twenty Obas in Lagos State and part of the outlaying Ijebu kingdoms met to brainstorm. The meeting, held at the palace…

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Omission? No Ikorodu indigene is 2019 Haj committee – Jebe Abdullahi Kolawole now chairman

 Though, the Lagos State government inaugurated 11-man committee for the 2019 Haj, it seems that either by omission or commission, Ikorodu representatives have been left out in the committee. Many people are wondering why the Ikorodu division, with large political electorate (second largest in Lagos) with huge numbers of Muslim faithful, would not have any representative member in the 2019 Hajj Committee. On the other hand, opinion leaders are happy about the appointment of the new Chairman of the 2019 Hajj Committee, Alhaji Jebe Abdullahi Kolawole, a man many described…

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Dr Bolaji Ajenifuja, the foremost pediatrician who has treated past Nigerian presidents’ children clocks 90 with special prayer

Nigeria has many intellectuals, professionals, inventors, legal luminaries who have contributed their quotas to human developments across the globe. Though, many of them are not celebrated in the country, some still diligently work towards the growth of our dear nation. One of these illustrious Nigerians who have distinguished themselves since the colonial time clocks 90 on July 1, 2019, as old time friends and colleagues gathered at his Victoria Island residence to celebrate him. Dr. Bolaji Ajenifuja, who was a foremost Nigerian Pediatrician, had treated children of Nigerian Heads of…

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Nemesis caught up with goat thieves from Kwara in Ikorodu

The popularly saying that all days are for the thieves and one day for the owner could best describe the fate of two suspected robbers who were caught with over twenty five (25) goats on Sunday, June 30, 2019, along Sabo -Itoikin road, Ikorodu. Oriwu Sun gathered that the suspects, alongside their driver, were coming from Kwara State when their green MPV Mazda Car with Number plate JJJ-295EU skided off the road and hit a tree behind Oriwu Sun office, Ikorodu. An eye witness told our reporter that immediately the…

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Aftermath of Oriwu Sun story on Odogunyan Grammar school’s defective building

Following the exclusive story/published front page by Oriwu Sun in April, 2019 on Odogunyan Junior Grammar School, a disaster waiting to happen as in Ita-Faji School building collapse, the Lagos State government has made a rapid response to the distress calls by parents, and their pupils over the two storey main school block that is threatening to collapse. The same state government, through the office of the Tutor General, has begun massive redeployment of students from Odogunyan Junior Grammar School to other schools to avert a major disaster following discovery…

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