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A Beacon of Hope: The Eleyun Charitable Organization's Scholarship Initiative

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In the dawn of the 2023/2024 academic session, the Eleyun Charitable Organization, led by the visionary CEO, Hon. Adetayo Adenaike (commonly known as Tayo Eleyun), embarked on a noble journey to illuminate the path of education for those most in need. The initiative was tailored for indigent students demonstrating not only a positive attitude towards education but also outstanding academic performance. Selected from various secondary schools in Ijebu Igbo, the ten beneficiaries exemplified unwavering dedication to their studies. The scholarship package extended beyond mere tuition fees, encompassing essential resources such as subject textbooks, notebooks, two sets of school uniforms per student, school bags, and other writing materials. For these JSS 2 students, the support promised by the organization would span their entire secondary education, with a commitment to aiding the three among them who excel in their WAEC exams to further their studies

Oba Adetona College of Governance To Be Affiliated To NIPSS, Says Abiodun

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Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has disclosed that efforts are in top gear to affiliate the Oba Sikiru Adetona College of Governance with the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, for the training of high ranking government officials. The governor made this known at the 90th birthday and 64th coronation anniversary thanksgiving of the Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, held at the Cathedral Church of Our Saviour, Ita-Olowajoda-Ijasi, Ijebu-Ode on Sunday. He said Permanent Secretaries from the state would be the first to enrol to enable them benefit from the college, which is the brain child of the Awujale. Prince Abiodun also said that he sought and got the approval of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to grant the College the full status of the campus of the NIPSS.  "I told Kabiyesi this morning that our Permanent Secretaries will be the first set of students at

OGUN STATE :TOTAL BLACKOUT IN IPERU REMO: YOUTH GIVES IBEDC 7 DAYS ULTIMATUM TO RESTORE POWER OR FACE CONSEQUENCES

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*PRESS RELEASE*   -FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   *TOTAL BLACKOUT IN IPERU REMO: YOUTH GIVES IBEDC 7 DAYS ULTIMATUM TO RESTORE POWER OR FACE CONSEQUENCES*   Iperu Remo, Nigeria, May 2, 2024   The residents of Iperu Remo have endured over 120 days of total blackout, enduring darkness and hardship on the excuse of being connected to 11KVA while neighboring towns connected to the same 11KVA line enjoy uninterrupted power supply. The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has failed to provide a satisfactory explanation for this discrepancy, leaving the community in a state of frustration and despair.   Despite repeated appeals and demands for action, the IBEDC has shown blatant disregard for the plight of the people of Iperu Remo. Therefore, the youth of Iperu Remo hereby issue a stern warning to the IBEDC: restore power to our town within 7 days. Failure to do so will result in consequences for the youth of the town, including potential protests and locking of their busines

OJUDE OBA IPERU 2024: REGISTRATION UNDERWAY AS COMMITTEE CALLS FOR PARTICIPATION FROM EGBE IBILES, FAMILIES, CLUBS, AND ASSOCIATIONS

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The Ojude Oba Iperu Planning Committee has commenced the registration of Traditional Age-grade Groups (Egbe Ibile), Families, Clubs, and Associations, who are interested in participating at this year's Ojude Oba Festival, holding at Oja Ale Square, Iperu Remo, on the 3rd day of the 2024 Ileya Celebration. According to an update released today by the Secretary of the Committee, Alhaji SBO OMISANYA, twelve Egbe Ibiles, Families, Clubs, and Associations, have so far indicated their interest to participate at the event, having paid the stipulated sum of #20,000.00 (Twenty Thousand Naira) registration fee. This payment guarantees the applicant a space comprising a Tent and 2 Dozens of Chairs with tables, at the Ojude Oba ground. OMISANYA enjoined all other would-be participants to embrace the opportunity of the highly affordable and well-subsidized participation fee to register, as this will ensure a popular participation and active involvement of many Iperu sons and daughte

BARR. IFASOLA SAHEED OPEODU TO COMMISSION STATE-OF-THE-ART LAW OFFICE AT IPERU ON FRIDAY, 3RD MAY, 2024

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-Tope OYEKAN High Chief Prince Ifasola Saheed OPEODU, LLB, BL, AICMC, NOTARY PUBLIC, the Oluwo of Iperu, will on Friday 3rd May, 2024, commission a State-of-the-Art law office at his home town, Iperu Remo, Ogun State. The formal inauguration of the Akalaojodo Chambers of the Sola OPEODU & Co. which is located at 1, Erelu Olayiwola Aina Close, off Ogere Road, Iperu Remo, Ogun State, is to Commemorate the 53rd birthday and the 21 Years Post Call-To-Bar of the high chief and legal luminary. The opening of the cozy edifice and exquisitely-furnished law office with a lovely ambience is also meant to celebrate the loving memory of his late father, Oba Sir Tajudeen Abiodun OPEODU, who joined his ancestors some years ago  The event which commences at 2pm will have in attendance, family and associates of the celebrant, High Chief Barr. Ifasola Saheed OPEODU, a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court; Chartered Mediator, Conciliator, and Arbitrator; and a Probate, Company, a

OTUNBA LEKAN ONASANYA CELEBRATES LIFE OF LATE DAD, ALHAJI ARUNA ONASANYA, AS FINAL BURIAL HOLDS AT IKENNE TOMORROW, 27TH APRIL, 2024

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-Tope OYEKAN The Manchester, United Kingdom-based Hospitality Entrepreneur and Showbiz Promoter, and CEO, ACE Incorporated, Otunba Olalekan ONASANYA, will tomorrow, alongside his siblings and the entire ONASANYA Family of Ikenne Remo, Ogun State, celebrates the life and times of his late father, Alhaji Aruna Olusola ONASANYA. The final burial ceremony which holds at the Recreation Ground, Obafemi Awolowo Square, Ikenne, shall commence with a Special Prayer to be led by an assemblage of Muslim Clerics at 10am. This shall be followed with the reception of guests which starts by 2pm at the same venue. The late Alhaji Aruna Olusola ONASANYA, an age-long industrialist in Remoland, was the founder and Chairman of ONAS Foam and ONAS  Water, Ikenne. A devout Muslim, great proponent and ardent promoter of the religion of Islam during his lifetime, the late ONASANYA was the Baba Adini of Ikenne, Baba Adini of Remoland, and Giwa Adini of Ogun State. He died on 11th March, 2022, and wa

OGUN: Remo Citizens Should As A Matter Of Urgency Wake Up From Slumber, Evildoers Are In Our Midst - Ambassador Easy, Ònígègè Àrà of Remoland

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"Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear" Nelson Mandela Late in 2022, the MAPOLY Beauty Queen was kidnapped along Iperu Road, raped and murdered in cold blood. On April 19, 2024, Prof Yinka Olomojobi was assassinated whilst resisting been kidnapped at Iperu Junction. The question is who's next???? The Chairman, Ogun State Council of Obas, Akarigbo and Paramount Ruler of Remoland, Oba Dr Babatunde Adewale Ajayi, Gov. Dapo Abiodun, Senator Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Hon Dewunmi Oriyomi Onanuga Ijaya, Hon Adeniran Ademola Sapele, Hon Damilare Bello Dre, Hon 'Kunle Sobukanla, Hon Kolawole Awolaja, Ogbeni AFO, Hon Olusegun Ogunleye, Prince Adedapo Odunsi, Hon Comm. Funmi Efuwape, Comm. Ola Oresanya, Mrs Soyombo, Hon Aka Adewale, RemoGDF Chairman, Otunba Seni Adetu, RIDSCo Chairman, Mr Sammy Ogunjimi

DR. ADEOLU OLUFOWOBI; CELEBRATING AN UNASSUMING GENTLEMAN AND A GOD-FEARING CIVIL SERVANT/PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR AT 60

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a Tribute by: Tope OYEKAN I rejoice with my highly-revered and always-treasured Boss, Dr. Adeolu Oluseun OLUFOWOBI, the Permanent Secretary, Local Government Service Commission, Ogun State, as he celebrates his 60th birthday today, Thursday, 25th April, 2024, and also retires from the civil service of Ogun State after almost 34 diligent, eventful, meritorious, remarkable, impactful, value-driven, and result-oriented years. A seasoned medical practitioner and very versatile administrator, highly cerebral personality, very unassuming, cool, calm, and  collected individual, and a man of uncommon finesse; OLUFOWOBI is an embodiment of goodness. His selfless attitude, humble disposition and leadership charisma, are worthy of emulation.  His vast knowledge, experience, positive track records, and good attributes, are clearly evident in the discharge of his official responsibilities. These greatly helped in his day-to-day management of both human and material resources

Ogun Agro-Cargo International Airport To Commence Flight Operations Soon-Abiodun

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The Ogun State Agro-Cargo International Airport will begin scheduled and non-scheduled flights in the next few weeks; Governor  Dapo Abiodun made this known on Tuesday.  Abiodun, was speaking at the 13th Gateway International Trade Fair breakfast meeting with chief executive officers, captains of industry, entrepreneurs, investors and stakeholders alike, held at the Mitros Residences, GRA, Abeokuta, Ogun State. The governor noted that the approval process to get the airport running has reached an advanced stage, with the approval expected in few days' time. He also disclosed that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the Special Agro Processing Zone as a Free Trade Zone. He said: "Our newly built Gateway International Airport which will soon be commissioned, I believe as a matter of fact, this week, that airport will get an approval to begin to operate non-scheduled flights, meaning that private planes can now fly flights and

OYEKAN FELICITATES OLUFOWOBI ON 60TH BIRTHDAY AS FAMILY, COLLEAGUES AND FRIENDS CELEBRATE RETIRING PERMANENT SECRETARY ON THURSDAY, 25TH APRIL, 2024

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Tope OYEKAN, a retired Deputy Director of Information in the Ogun State Local Government Service, and erstwhile Head, Information, Education, and Sports, Ikenne Local Government, has felicitated Dr. Adeolu Oluseun OLUFOWOBI, FCPA, Permanent Secretary, Ogun State Local Government Service Commission, as he celebrates 60th birthday and also retires from the Ogun State Civil Service on Thursday, 25th April, 2024, after over 33 years of diligent, impactful, and remarkable service. OYEKAN in a congratulatory message, rejoiced with the celebrant for the grace of attaining the diamond age and also bowing out gloriously from the service, describing him as an Unassuming Gentleman, a God-fearing Boss, a Quintessential Team-lead, a highly Cerebral Personality, and a great Role-model that is worthy of emulation, recalling his memorable working relationship with him at Ijebu East, Odeda, and Ijebu Ode Local Governments. He lauded OLUFOWOBI, a Seasoned Medical Practitioner and Versatile A

Ojumele-Ajegunle road damage, clear case of human error- Ogun Governor's aide, Akinmade

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Special Adviser on Media to Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, Hon. Kayode Akinmade has said that the damage on the newly constructed road at Ojumele-Ajegunle in Makun-Sagamu, Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State is the result of human error and not project deficiency.  Akinmade, in a press statement made available to newsmen in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Monday, explained that the collector drainage for the storm water in the area was silted up due to indiscriminate refuse disposal, causing the water to  overflow during the downpour on Sunday. He added that in the same vein, a car wash owner ignorantly built a cover slab on the drain without adequate engineering guidance and advice from experts, thus impeding the flow of water into the drain during the heavy rain. According to him, appropriate authorities had swiftly moved to the area for prompt repairs, even as  the government was very sad about the unfortunate development and regretted the in

Ogun NYCN Gets New Directorate Members, Urges Diligence & Delivery

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The National Youth Council of Nigeria, Ogun State Chapter, proudly inaugurated new Directorates on the 20th of April, 2024, at the Moshood Abiola Stadium. This significant event marks a commitment to fostering leadership and inclusive governance within the state. The ceremony witnessed the presence of appointed members from across the Gateway State, highlighting the collective dedication to advancing youth empowerment and development. Under the visionary leadership of Oloye Kola Shoremi, the Directorates, comprising diverse portfolios, represent a strategic initiative aligned with the Progressive Pentagons agenda. Oloye Kola Shoremi emphasized the pivotal role of each appointee in driving positive change within their respective portfolios. He assured unwavering support from the State Executive, underscoring the importance of diligent service delivery. A key highlight of the inauguration was the interactive breakout sessions, facilitating networking among members and fosteri

GNI Applauds IGP's Upgrade of Imeko Divisional Headquarters to Area Command

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Member representing Yewa North/Imeko-Afon Federal Constituency, Gboyega Nasir Isiaka - GNI has welcomed with joy, news of the upgrade of the Imeko Police Divisional Headquarters to the status of an Area Command by the Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun.  In a statement personally signed, GNI noted that the move has brought immense relief and a renewed sense of security to the people of Imeko-Afon and indeed the entire Yewa North/Imeko Afon Federal Constituency  The federal lawmaker commended the IGP for prioritizing the safety and well-being of the people of the communities in and around the local government, Ogun state and the nation as a whole. According to him, the new Area Command will not only strengthen the police presence and response capabilities in the area but also provide a more robust framework for addressing the security concerns that have long plagued the Constituency.   He said that as the federal constituency with the longest stretch of intern

AMORAN Inaugurates Ogun East, Ogun Central Branch Chairmen

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The Articulate Motorcycle Owners & Riders Association of Nigeria (AMORAN) today inaugurated its Chairmen in Ogun East and Ogun Central respectively. The inauguration that witnessed a large turnout of Members of the union at the union's state secretariat in Car Wash, Adatan, Abeokuta, the Union's publicity secretary, Otunba Taofeek Sokoya popularly known as Danku encouraged all members of the union  to be of good conduct, worthy Ambassador wherever they find themselves within and outside Ogun State. Thereafter, Danku indubitably stated that AMORAN has also established a partnership with a commercial bank to offer low-interest rate loans, which will be promptly disbursed to beneficiaries upon completion of necessary documentation. He urged the newly inaugurated branch Chairmen to utilize the loan judiciously to achieve its intended purpose. We must not but appreciate our proactive and indefatigable Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun

Otunba Taofeek Sokoya Receives Emerald Humanitarian Service Award from Rotary Club

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The Rotary Club of Olumo Sunrise honored Otunba Taofeek Sokoya, also known as Danku, the Publicity Secretary of the Articulate Motorcycle Owners & Riders Association of Nigeria (AMORAN), with the prestigious Emerald Humanitarian Service Award on Thursday, April 18, 2024. The award presentation coincided with the inauguration of branch chairmen in Ogun East and Ogun West senatorial districts. Comrade 'Lamide Lawal, the President of the Club, presented the award to Sokoya, highlighting his unwavering commitment to humanitarian causes and youth development within the community. Lawal emphasized, "Today, we bestow this distinguished honor upon Otunba Taofeek Sokoya in recognition of his unparalleled dedication to uplifting others. Rotary Club is founded on seven pillars, one of which is community empowerment. Sokoya's exceptional contributions in this realm have not gone unnoticed. While we celebrate your well-deserved award, we encourag

𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗱𝘂𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗕𝗮𝗯𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗲 𝗔𝗯𝗱𝘂𝗹𝗔𝘇𝗲𝗲𝘇 𝗥𝗮𝗯𝗶𝘂: 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗥𝗶𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝗿 𝗢𝗳 𝗙𝘂𝗷𝗶 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰

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Babatunde Rabiu AbdulAzeez, widely known by his stage name "The Great Babs," is a dynamic Fuji artiste poised to make a lasting impact on the Nigerian music scene. Born on July 28, 1988, in the vibrant town of Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State, Babatunde's journey to musical stardom is a testament to his passion, perseverance and talent. His early years were marked by a deep love for music, nurtured by the rich cultural heritage of his hometown.  His educational journey began at Parent Pride Nursery and Primary School, where he honed his academic and artistic skills from 1990 to 1999. He continued his education at Molusi College, Ijebu Igbo, graduating in 2005. Undeterred by challenges, Babs pursued higher education, obtaining his NCE at Tai Solarin College of Education in 2008, followed by a degree from Olabisi Onabanjo University in 2015. Hailing from a family of educators, Babs inherited a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence from his late parents, Mr. and

President's Wife Launches Renewed Hope Initiative Programme for South West Women In Abeokuta

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President's Wife Launches Renewed Hope Initiative Programme for South West Women In Abeokuta  No fewer than 120 women from the six south west states are to get the sum of N60million from The Renewed Hope Initiative, a social intervention programme of the wife of the President, Mrs. Oluremi Tunubu. Mrs. Tinubu, who disclosed this on Tuesday at the launch of the Renewed Hope Initiative Women Agricultural Support Programme for the south west and flag off of the 2024 Ogun State Planting Season, held at the Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta, also said that N10million would be given to 100 persons with disability to capitalize their existing businesses. She said: "Today, we are supporting 20 women farmers per state with the sum of N500,000 each. To this end, a draft of N10million per state for the South West zone will be handed over to the first ladies of Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo states who are the Renewed Hope Initiative (RHI) state coor

IPERU DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION INAUGURATES ELECTORAL COMMITTEE

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-Tope OYEKAN The Iperu Development Association led by Chief Babajide OYETI has inaugurated the IDA 2024 Electoral Committee. The event held yesterday at the IDA Plaza, Atenda, Iperu, featured the inauguration of the Chairman and Secretary of the committee, Mr. Sakiru SODIPO; and Mrs. Iyabo JOLAOSO-AJAYI, by the association's Chairman, Chief Babajide OYETI. Speaking shortly after the inauguration, Chief OYETI charged the committee to conduct a free, fair, and transparent election that will usher in a new executive of the association. Responding, the Chairman of the newly-inaugurated committee, Sakiru SODIPO, thanked God for the grace to be counted worthy of the appointment among many qualified indigenes of the town, and also expressed immense appreciation to the IDA, for the opportunity given to them to serve the community. He commended the association's executive for the achievements recorded during its tenure, and assured that the committee will discharge the assig

ELECTION 2024: IPERU DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION APPOINTS SAKIRU SODIPO AS CHAIRMAN ELECTORAL COMMITTEE - Committee's Inauguration Holds Tomorrow, Sunday, 14th April, 2024

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By: Tope OYEKAN The Iperu Development Association has appointed Mr. Sakiru SODIPO as Chairman of the IDA 2024 Electoral Committee, saddled with the responsibility of conducting election into the various offices of the IDA executive. His appointment was contained in a letter dated 1st April, 2024, and signed by the Assistant General Secretary of the Association, Barr. Wasiu ONAWOLE. SODIPO, a Social Welfare Professional and Community Development Practitioner is the Director of Community and Social Development at Ikenne Local Government, Ogun State. Also appointed to serve on the committee alongside the Chairman, are Mrs. Iyabo JOLAOSO-AJAYI as Secretary, and Otunba Adebayo SALAMI as Member. The Electoral Committee will be inaugurated tomorrow, Sunday, 14th April 2024, at the IDA Plaza, Atenda, Iperu, by 3pm, while the election holds on the 1st of May, 2024 at same venue.

WELIMAR SAX TO PERFORM AT REMO ANGLICAN DIOCESE 40TH ANNIVERSARY YOUTH MUSICAL CONCERT ON FRIDAY, 12TH APRIL, 2024

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By: Tope OYEKAN Adewale Efuwape, with the stage name, Welimar Sax, the fast-rising Saxophonist and wave-making gospel music minister, will be performing tomorrow, Friday, 12th April, 2024, at the Youth Musical Concert of the 40th Anniversary Celebration of the Remo Anglican Diocese. The event which is slated to hold at the Our Saviours Anglican Church, Ikenne, forms part of the activities lined up for the week-long celebration of the diocese's 40th anniversary, and will also feature other gospel musical artistes, including Min. Abosede Ejifunmilayo, Kamiyo Samuel, Ibk Sings, Min. Stella, and Bidemi Olaoba. Welimar alongside other artistes will entertain their audience with soul-inspiring and spiritually-inclined renditions at the concert which holds between 2pm and 6pm. Expected to grace the occasion is the Bishop, Diocese of Remo (Anglican Communion), and Archbishop of the Lagos Ecclesiastical Province of the Anglican Communion, Nigeria, His Grace, Most Rev. Dr. Michae