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Asiwaju Basorun Is One Of ‘Most Reputable Figures In Nigeria’

Another honour came the way of the first Secretary to the Lagos State Government and All Progressives Congress (APC) Chieftain in Lagos State, Asiwaju Olorunfunmi Basorun, in February this year as the number one and authoritative news magazine in Nigeria, TELL, picked the old Awoist as one of the magazine’s ‘Nigeria’s Most Reputable Personalities’.   …

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Lagos @ 50 Programmes: Ikorodu Division To Host Boat Regatta, Lagos Loves The Cinema, Lagos Carnival/Parade of Colours, Other Activities

  -Government has great plans for Ikorodu – Hon. Agunbiade -Ikorodu will participate fully in the celebration – Hon. Benson. -Be rest assured of grand boat regatta – Prince Ogunleye -We are being marginalized – Residents.   Ikorodu Division representatives at the state level have debunked the allegation that the division is being short-changed and …

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Ikorodu Division Needs Symbol of Unity – Hon. Agunbiade

-Extend your representation to Constituency II, Oba Kasali, Chiefs task Hon. Agunbiade. -Ensure that other parts of the division benefited from your representation, Adeboruwa Chiefs charged Kunle Adelabu Hon. Sanai Bolanle Agunbiade, the Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly and the Opomulero of Ikorodu Kingdom, has stated that Ikorodu Division needs a unified logo …

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Tourism Development: Ikorodu Sets For Rebirth of Cultural Heritages, Tradition

-Ikorodu Rebirth Foundation to set the pace with Asa carnival, documentation of culture and traditions. -Only 3 cultural heritages, shrine/monuments in Ikorodu division listed in government gazette out of 86 in Lagos State By Kunle Adelabu The campaign by the Lagos State Government under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture, for …

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RE : ABRIDGED HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF ELEPE TOWN IN LAGOS TERRITORY A REJOINDER BY OSHINBOKUNREN ROYAL FAMILY OF IGBOGBO

Our attention has been drawn to a publication in the Impact Newspaper “Special Edition” of Oct/Nov. 2016 on the above title written by the Ijaolu Royal Family as narrated by Pa Fakoya Ogunowo , Pa Samuel Onomo and written by Khaliphat Abdulrasaq Anifowoshe all deceased. At page 8 of the publication it was reported that …

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Abridged Historical Background Of Elepe Town In Lagos Territory.

Elepe Townpopularly called EWU-ELEPE was founded by IJAOLU the son KATOYE IKA-ADE. KATOYE IKA was the uncle of OSHIN ADE the AKARIGBO OF REMO LAND of today SHAGAMU dated back more than 500 years ago. Both Katoye Ika-Ade  and Osinbade were the sons of LAMURUDU of Ile-Ife ( The cradle of Yoruba land), the father …

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“Ikorodu Master Plan Should Be About The Division And Not A Particular Town” says Obateru

After series of failed interview appointment due to busy nature of nature of Obaship position, HRM Oba Adeoriyomi Akem Oyebo, the Obateru of Egbin Kingdom recently granted our reporter, Olatunji Anani, an interview, where he spoke on many issues concerning Obaship position, relationship with Ijede, government position on Egbin-Ijede relationship, Ikorodu Master Plan, challenges of …

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Old Maternity Ground of Controversies: Ikorodu LG, Palace In Face-off Over Redevelopment of Neglected Property

Kunle Adelabu Controversies generated since the demolition of the old maternity structures opposite Post Office, Oriwu road, Ita-Elewa, Ikorodu in 2013 seem to be unabated as another is brewing between the Ikorodu Local Government and the Ayangbure palace. THE IMPACT gathered that the fresh trouble started over the 3128.31 square metres property with Survey Plan …

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Oshinbokunren Family’s Positions On Emergence of New Adeboruwa, Government Recognition, Court Case & Reconciliation By The Igbogbo Community

On Saturday, August 20, 2016, chieftains of the Oshinbokunren family spoke with THE IMPACT crew comprising of the Publisher/Reporter-in-Chief, Kunle Adelabu and Boluwatife Hassan (SIWES Student) on the installation of a new Adeboruwa of Igbogbo against the family’s position, government’s recognition of the process to include the family as one of the Ruling Houses in …

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1957 Adeboruwa Declaration: Mixed Reactions Trail Govt’s. Recognition of Oshinbokunren’s Inclusion

-Kingmakers set-up reconciliation committee Kunle Adelabu with Wale Jagun Mixed reactions have trailed the recognition of the process to include the Oshinbokunren ruling family in the Declaration of Oloja (Oba) of Igbogbo by the Lagos State Government. The government through the Commissioner for Local Government & chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Muslim Folami had on Monday, July …

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