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IN IKORODU: Monarchs, community leaders pledge support for Sanwo-Olu

Ahead of the forthcoming general elections in 2019, Traditional rulers in Ikorodu community, Lagos Mainland, have pledged their support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in the elections. The monarchs made the declaration at the palace of the Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Kabiru Shotobi, yesterday, Monday, December 3,

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WARNING: Non indigenes should stay away from Ikorodu from Wednesday, traditionalists insist

Non indigenes of Ikorodu have been advised to stay away from the town tomorrow Wednesday, August 29, 2018, and Saturday, September 1, 2018, by traditionalists in the community ahead of the celebration of the Eluku festival. This warning is coming week after hundreds of residents expressed their displeasure on the curfew

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IN IKORODU: Festival of colours as Ambode, Obasa, others grace Ayangburen’s 3rd anniversary

It was amidst pomp and pageantry that the third anniversary and commissioning of the new Ayangburen Palace in Ikorodu, Lagos Mainland, was marked in the community on Saturday, August 10, 2018. The new palace with modern and classy fittings was built by indigenes and well-wishers of the community, InsideMainland gathered. Speaking at

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WARNING: Ikorodu traditionalists announce movement restriction over traditional festival

Weeks after the public outrage that trailed the curfew imposed on female residents in some parts of Ikorodu community, new developments have indicated that the traditionalists in Ikorodu community, Lagos Mainland, are not putting an end to the actions anytime soon. This is following the announcement by the traditional chiefs belonging

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Here’s what Ikorodu monarch, stakeholders said about relocation of secretariat for Shoprite Mall

Weeks after InsideMainland reported the news of the relocation of the Ikorodu Local Government Secretariat from the T.O.S Benson road, Ikorodu to a new location along Haruna, Ikorodu, Lagos Mainland, to make way for the construction of international franchise brand Shoprite, major stakeholders in the community has finally reacted to

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JUST IN: Ambode inaugurates new Lagos Council of Obas & Chiefs

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode inaugurated the newly constituted Lagos Council of Obas and Chiefs following the expiration of the tenure of the former Council after serving for five years in line with the law. Ambode during the inauguration charged the traditional rulers to work towards ensuring peace and

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PHOTOS: Roads deserted; schools, market shut as Ikorodu traditionalists stage Oro Festival

For new visitors to the usually lively Ikorodu community, one would think a major plague struck the entire community as popular places filled with vibrant active youths and adults alike are deserted due to the ongoing Oro festival celebrated by traditional chiefs in Ikorodu. Recall that InsideMainland had earlier reported the

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ORO FESTIVAL: Ikorodu traditionalists defy Police, Oba orders; impose curfew on female residents

Following InsideMainland’s report on the curfew imposed on female residents in Ikorodu community and the joint response by the Lagos State Command and the Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Kabir Shotobi, saying that women are allowed to move freely, InsideMainland reliably gathered that the Ikorodu traditionalists have continued with the Oro

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Fear in Ikorodu community persists even as Oba, Police assure safety of female residents

In the aftermath of the news about the annual Oro festival in Ikorodu community, Lagos Mainland, scheduled to hold tomorrow, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, with female residents unable to move freely in some parts of Ikorodu community, the Lagos State Police Command has allayed fears of residents saying residents can

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PHOTOS: Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Hon. Jimi Benson inspect newly revamped Ikorodu Ferry Terminal

Ahead of the official commissioning of the newly revamped Ikorodu Ferry Terminal located in Ebute – Ikorodu, Lagos Mainland, by the Lagos State Government, the traditional leader in Ikorodu community, HRM Oba Kabir Shotobi alongside Hon. Babajimi Benson representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives have paid a

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