4 secondary school drop-outs arrested for stealing motor parts

 It was a day of reckoning for four (4) young robbers on Sunday, September 1, 2019, as they were apprehended at a mechanic shop opposite Ikorodu General Hospital, where they had gone to steal motor parts and tools. The suspects, who are between 16 and 17 years old, are specialists in motor parts robbery and had burgled several mechanic shops across Ikorodu. They are primary school and junior secondary school drop-outs and have all absconded from their various homes to form a robbery syndicate, after meeting at where they usually…

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Uncommon banner of unity, love… The unique synergy between Sanwo-Olu and Hamzat

The story of Governors and their Deputies, Presidents and their Vice Presidents across Nigeria and other climes has not always been palatable. Presidents and Governors often eclipsed their Deputies and often ended up fighting with them. In Nigeria, the case of Obasanjo and Atiku, Abacha and his Deputy as well as Governors with their Deputies falling apart is routine. Asiwaju Tinubu fell out with his Deputy, Mrs. Kofoworola Bucknor-Akerele; she was sacked in his first tenure, likewise Femi Pedro in Asiwaju’s second term. Fashola managed with Princess Adebisi Sosan and…

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Again, cultists strike at Odo-Nla, kill 3…Residents want govt’s intervention

Odo-Nla community in Odogunyan area of Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area of Ikorodu Division was on Tuesday, August 2, 2019, put under siege as irate hoodlums, suspected to be cult members, invaded the area and launched deadly attacks on the residents. The community was reported to have been under siege of cultists, robbers and other criminals, who were alleged to have been launching attacks on innocent residents. The latest attack was said to have been carried out in the night of that Tuesday by armed assailants numbering about thirty…

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Befitting burial for Adeyemi Isikalu ,Oriwu club members celebrate him in death

  The prestigious Oriwu Club of Ikorodu is a highbrow social club, which admits only the crème de la crème of indigenes, who have distinguished themselves in every walks of life. With membership of over hundred and twenty, the Oriwu Club accepts only the most educated and men of noble standing in Ikorodu. This group of fine gentlemen gathered at the club house to pay last respect to one of their foremost members on July 12, 2019. Their serene facility housed over thirty club members that faithful morning to honour…

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New GOC 81 division visits Oba Shotobi

 Hardly will a day pass by without Oba Engr. Kabir Adewale Shotobi hosting notable dignitaries. Men of high profile in all walks of life, captains of industries, politicians, religious and spiritual leaders, notable academics, traditional rulers and military generals often visit the amiable ruler of Ikorodu Kingdom. Barely few minutes after wrapping up a major event at the royal palace, large convoy of military personnel, in trail of the newly appointed General Officer Commanding of the 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, drove into the palace on the 20th of…

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B.O Benson, wife, honour our Chief Judge Kazeem Alogba with impressive luncheon

   It was an extraordinarily glorious day for Octogenarian, Asiwaju B. O. Benson (SAN) and his wife and family members last August in their Owode Ibeshe White House Courtyard as they hosted the newly appointed Chief Judge of Lagos State, Mr. Kazeem Alogba and a host of guests and dignitaries. It was a day the Benson couple doubled as co-parents and professional mentors of the Chief Judge. The reception party was slated for Friday at the beautiful mansion and courtyard of the Bensons. This beautiful compound, always wearing brilliant white…

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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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