Oodua Peoples Congress New Era came in their hundreds to endorse the presidential ticket of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the 2nd term bid of Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu for the 2023 elections. The Yoruba socio-cultural defender group converged on 58/60 Oduduwa Crescent, GRA Ikeja today the 31st January.

The Director General of the Independent Campaign Council for Tinubu-Shetima and Sanwo-Olu-Hamzat Independent Campaign Council (ICC), Mr. Tayo Ayinde thanked the gathering for conducting themselves in such a way that portrayed them as true offsprings of Oduduwa.

He noted that he was happy to see Oodua Peoples Congress New Era supporting the cause of a Yoruba man wanting to be the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Mr. Tayo Ayinde announced to the gathering that a directorate will be inaugurated that will be strictly for Oodua People Congress New Era enclave where their president will hold forth as the director, and the directorate shall have all the units for smooth operations.

The Chairman of the ICC, Cardinal James Odunmbaku said everyone should be prepared to vote massively for the Tinubu/Shettima and Sanwo-Olu/Hamzat Tickets, together with all other APC Candidates across the State.

In a symbolic manner, demonstrating the group’s readiness, Bishop Ehindero handed over Aare Razak Arogundade Sadam to Cardinal James Odunmbaku, the Chairman of the Independent Campaign Council, Director General, Mr. Tayo Ayinde and GAC Member Senator Anthony Adefuye.

The President of Oodua Peoples Congress New Era, Aare RazaK Sadam reiterated that it is now a new era for Oodua Peoples Congress, he says they have decided to stick to the All Progressives Congress agenda. He openly declared the group’s endorsement for the presidential ticket of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the re-election bid of Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu.

Dignitaries at the event were Mr. Tayo Ayinde, the Director General of ICC, Senator Anthony Adefuye Cardinal James Omolaja Odunmbaku, Chief Sikiru Alabi-Macfoy, Vice Chairman of ICC, Mrs. Folashade Onajobi Women Mobilization Directorate, Bishop Oguntuase, Christian Affairs Directorate, Aare Razak Arogundade Sadam President of Oodua Peoples Congress New Era among others.



Less than one week after its maiden stakeholders meeting, the Ikorodu Media Forum (IMF), a body of Ikorodu Division based Media Practitioners, Journalists and Bloggers have continued to receive support and endorsement from media stakeholders.

According to its Convener, Omo’ba ‘Peju Akinyemi Founder/CEO of Ikorodu Oga Online Radio the group was established on the tripod of Unity, Professionalism and Welfare of members.

“It is also intended to better the media practice in the Ikorodu Division of Lagos State and to further reposition the media sector in Ikorodu Division”, he stated.

The second stakeholders meeting of the body held on Sunday was well attended by journalists, bloggers and other media professionals on the 29th of January 2023 at the Public Service Club in Ikorodu.

Some of the media outlets that graced the second meeting were stakeholders from; The Factor News Magazine, Blackbox Media, IKD Radio 106.1, Ajasa Info and Ikorodu News Network (INN), while some others who could not attend expressed delight and pledged their support for the newly formed organization.

Underlining its purpose and objectives, the meeting afforded stakeholders the opportunity for cross-fertilization of ideas among themselves.

Com. Japhet Odesanya, Publisher of The Factor News Magazine lauded the initiative, stating that the media sector has come a long way to witness such a unifying forum in Ikorodu Division.

Emphasizing growth and content quality, Com. Odesanya underscored the need for respective media outlets to also elevate their practices by putting more professional touch to their content before circulation.

Urging the Convener to keep the platform open to accommodate more practitioners, Odesanya asserted that the strength tapped from a collective standpoint should never be taken with levity.

Advising the new-media practitioners present, Odesanya continued, “A lot of factors have affected the ethics of journalism today, but fortunately the sector has continued to provide room for inspired individuals to grow their intellectual capacity”.

“Nevertheless, the forum (as an alliance) should create room for constant learning and improvement of its stakeholders, this would give value to the profession we hold with high esteem”.

“I am optimistic this time that, unlike other failed attempts to build a formidable media forum, IMF would set the pace and give the media sector in Ikorodu the value it deserves” Odesanya concluded.

Co-founder of Blackbox Nigeria, Kayode Badmus applauded the vision of IMF, pleading with the Convener to work on modalities that would enhance the welfare economic empowerment of practitioners.

According to Badmus, “the media sector welcomes fresh intellects, but sustaining the outlet is a major challenge which a lot of enterprises suffer from”.

“I expect to reckon that with a forum like IMF, the interest of our profession will be prioritized while our profession is given due recognition it deserves”.

Badmus further urged interested members of the forum to stay committed to the course, adding that the end will always justify the means.

In his closing remarks, Omo’ba Akinyemi thanked the stakeholders for the honour of their presence and for their robust contributions to the success of the initiative.

He noted that the Ikorodu Media Forum (IMF) was an idea whose time has come and would soon become the rallying point of all and sundry.



The Lagos State Chapter of Retirees and Pensioners Association on the 30th January, 2023 made an open declaration in support of the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the second term bid of Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu at NECA House, Alausa CBD ,Ikeja.

Prior to the declaration of support, the members of the union had in their hundreds took a walk of about 200 meters in which various banners were displayed showing inscriptions in support of the All Progressives Congress candidates.

Representing the Governor was the Secretary to the State Government Mrs. Folashade Sherifat Jaji who thanked the gathering for deeming it fit to throw their support behind Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu.
She reminded them of the need for all registered voters to have their PVCs collected.

On her part, Mrs. Ajibola Ponle who is the Commissioner for Establishment, Training and Pensions highlighted the positive impacts the State Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu had made and what he is doing in the state in the area of Infrastructural Development, Education, Health, Transportation and many more.

Other speakers were Mr. Kola Peregrino the Deputy Director General who represented Mr. Tayo Ayinde the Director General of Independent Campaign Council. Peregriho attributed the successes recorded in Lagos State as the brainchild of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He submitted that Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has truly performed beyond expectations since he assumed office three and half years ago.

Furthermore, the Chairman of Nigeria Labour Union Lagos State chapter Ms Agnes Sesi addressed the gathering in a more pragmatic way, saying the Lagos State workers remain far ahead their counterparts across the country in terms of governmental support. She was bold on this because according to her, she compares notes from time to time with other states’ Labour Union leaders. She, therefore, urged the pensioners to vote for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as president and work for the re-election bid of Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu.

Also, in his remarks, the Chairman of Nigeria Union of Pensioners Lagos State enclave Rev. Remi Johnson acknowledged the steadfast commitment of government to the plight of pensioners. He advised all his colleagues – pensioners to get their Permanent Voter Card (PVCs) and vote for the candidates of All Progressives Congress in the coming elections.

The event was facilitated by the Directorate of Grassroots Engagement of Independent Campaign Council for Tinubu-Shetima and Sanwo-Olu-Hamzat (ICC) ably led by Hon. Ladi Balogun.

Dignitaries who witnessed the endorsement were Secretary to the State Government Mrs.Folashade Sherifat Jaji, Commissioner for Establishment, Training and Pensions Mrs. Ajibola Ponle, Commissioner for Physical Planning Dr. Tayo Bamgbose-Martins, Deputy Director General ICC Mr. Kola Peregriho, Chairman NLC Ms. Agnes Sesi, Chairman Nigeria Union of Pensioners Lagos State Rev. Remi Johnson, and Director Directorate of Grassroots Engagement ICC Hon. Ladi Balogun among others.

Youth Challenge International, Lagos Chapter in conjunction with Nycn Lagos Social Secretaries embarks on Mental Health Outreach 1.0 ~Ajasa-Info


Visitation was made to the Lagos State Rehabilitation and Vocational centre which was accompanied by life coping talks and how to continue life after the Rehab taken by the Guest Speaker, Mr Oluwatosin Adesegha, donation of stationaries, toiletries and value cards was also included to improve their thinking and mind.

The mental outreach is the maiden edition and one of her program targeted at improving the mental health of young people.

The outreach was convened by the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) Social Secretary, Lagos Chapter, Comr. Adebukola Zoffun. Also in attendance was Comr. Kuku Mutiu, chairman of Youth Challenge Int’l, Lagos; Comr. Femi Olaoye, Secretary; Comr. Alebiosu Ibrahim, Member; Comr. Olaide Yusuf, Financial Secretary, Nycn Lagos; Comr. TIjani Shamsudeen, Iba local branch social secretary; Comr. Oluwayomi Oluwapelumi, Social Secretary, Ojodu Lcda and Comr. Hephzibah Akinwande.



The Omo Ologo Team; a popular and recognized political support group under All Progressive Congress (APC) in Imota Local Council Development Area, Ikorodu, Lagos yesterday dated Sunday, 29th of January, 2023 played the host of APC stakeholders at her general meeting in Imota ahead of the 2023 General Elections.

The meeting was tagged: special general meeting which was coming for the second time in this year recorded the presence of grounded and rooted politicians, political leaders and stakeholders that collectively ascent to the good works Omo Ologo Team had been doing for the progress and development of APC in Imota LCDA, and they further pledge their total support for the victory of all the party candidates from National to the State level.

The meeting had in attendance the Imota LGA Party Chairman, Hon. Ramoni Akinyemi disclosed that massive votes that would be coming from the entirety of Imota on February 25 and March 11 respectively would be used to appreciate the present APC government for installing the biggest Rice Mill factory in Africa in Imota. He further elucidated on the advantage of creation of Imota LCDA which was done by APC Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu during his time as Governor of Lagos State.

The APC Party Helmsman, Hon. Ramoni went further to charge the leadership of Omo Ologo Team to double their efforts to surpassed previous votes as BVAS does not give room for malpractice.

Hon. Ramoni concluded that “I commend the efforts of the team and advise all the members of Omo Ologo Team to vote and vote correctly for APC. He encouraged them to continue participating in both Ward and LGA Meetings.

Speaking at the special general meeting, Rev (Col) Dr. Bolaji Titilola Onafowokan (Rtd), the Life Patron of Omo Ologo Team and an APC Apex Leader in Ikorodu Division, informed all the members that with existence of Omo Ologo Team in the political scheme of Imota LCDA, it is evident that the future of this community with this set of youth is bright. He described Omo Ologo Team as a truthful, straightforward and transparent body that are ready to work for growth and development of our dear town.

While addressing the meeting, Chief Yisa Bakare Agoro, Special Adviser to Omo Ologo Team in Ward A who also doubles as one of the party leaders in Imota LCDA congratulates the team for a job well done. The charged that whole efforts should translate into massive voting on the election day. He added that the house-2-house campaign should be intensified.

Also speaking at the event is Olumide Adeleke Shofowora, General Coordinator of Omo Ologo Team in his welcome address made it known that the special general meeting was sacrosanct for Omo Ologo to prepared her members to work for the victory of all candidates of the APC. He declared that the team had been working vigorously for the development of the party in our community and concluded his speech by making emphasis on the fact that the team is moved by result-oriented.

“We worked towards ensuring that PVC is collected and distributed to the members of Omo Ologo Team.” Olumide re-emphasized.

The convener of Omo Ologo Team, Comrade Folarin Adegboyega Awal also addressed the members and opined that the special general meeting was organized purposely to secure more votes in the coming general elections and to ensure that we unanimously worked together for the victory of all APC candidates at the polls in the forthcoming General elections.



The All Progressive Congress Party (APC) Local Organizing Committee, Ikorodu Division, officially flagged off Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for President of the federal republic of Nigeria, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for second term in office, Senator Tokunbo Abiru for Senate Lagos East Senatorial District, Rep. Babajimi Benson for House of Representatives Hon. Abiodun Moshood Aro (AMA), for Lagos State House of Assembly, Ikorodu Constituency II, Hon. Ogunleye Gbolahan Adetokunbo for Ikorodu constituency 1 Campaign at the Alajede’s Palace Pavilion.

The Executive Chairman of Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA, Bldr. Olusesan Daini who was the anchor of the campaign flag off The Council Boss took the gathering on a memory lane of the long-term effects of PDP’s sixteen years of lousy policy implementations on Nigeria’s economy, human capital and infrastructural development.

He further stated that the effects would soon elapse when Asiwaju Bola Hammed Tinubu becomes the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Prince Abiodun Ogunleye, former Deputy Governor of Lagos State Government and member of the Lagos Advisory Council in his remarks, he urged the gathering to vote for all the APC candidates.

Sen. Adetokunbo Abiru in his remarks congratulates the people of Ikorodu Constituency II for the choice of AMA and appealed to the people to support and vote for the APC Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and all candidates of the APC.

Also speaking at the event is Rep. Babajimi Benson, member of the Federal House of Representatives urged the gathering to expect transformation from the APC Government when Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu becomes the President.

The Chairman House Committee on Defense implore the people to vote massively for Asiwaju Tinubu as President, Sen. Tokunbo Abiru for Senate, his humble self, Hon. Babajimi Benson for Federal House of Representatives, Ikorodu Federal Constituency, Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu as Lagos State Governor, Hon. Gbolahan Ogunleye for Lagos State House of Assembly, Ikorodu Constituency I and Hon. Abiodun Moshood Aro (AMA) for Lagos State House of Assembly, Ikorodu Constituency II.

Hon. (Mrs) Motunrayo Gbadebo-Alogba who was the host Chairman in her own remarks “With your PVC vote for All Progressives Congress, Vote for all our candidates, for a greater Nigeria, for a greater Lagos State, For a greater Ikorodu Division.”

The immediate past Chairman of Ijede LCDA, Hon. Fatiu Jimoh Salisu also addressed the people and reiterated the importance of voting for all APC Candidates in the forthcoming elections.

In attendance at the program was former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Prince Abiodun Ogunleye, Asipa Kaoli Olusanya, Alhaji Babatunde Rotinwa, Apex Leaders, and other stakeholders.

In attendance also was Prince Adesegun Ogunlewe, Hon. Gbolahan Adetokunbo Ogunleye , APC Constituency, Ikorodu I, former APC Lagos East Vice Chairman, Asipa Kaoli Olusanya, Alhaji Babatunde Rotinwa, Dr Saheed Oladapo Ibikunle, Hon Adebimpe Akinsola, Hon. Rotimi Abiru, Alhaji Rilwan Ishola Jinadu, Hon. Gbolahan Adetokunbo Ogunleye, Hon. Wasiu Adeshina, Builder Deola Banjo, Builder Olusesan Daini, Hon. Wasiu Agoro, Hon. Motunrayo Gbadebo-Alogba, Agboyi-Ketu Council Chairman, Mayor Dele Oshinowo, and other prominent APC Leaders across Ikorodu Division.

Southwest Youth Coordinator Mandate work for BAT organise orientation for the grassroot volunteers ~Ajasa-Info


Southwest Youth Coordinator Mandate work for BAT organised orientation for the grassroot volunteers, with the theme Hope Agenda for a better Nigeria which took place on Friday, 27th of January.

In the welcome address of the National Coordinator Comrade Moshood Afina “Southwest Youth Coordinator Mandate work for BAT is created To create support system across the Nation for the candidates of the APC ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU
• To support youth undertake their own development
• To unit and empower young people both socially and economically
• To improve the youth creativity and access to information that can help to a positive transformation, Among others.

All the six coordinators of the group give a reports of various activities being carried out in their state for the actualisation of the Presidency of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Mr. Tunji Bello the Hon. Commissioner for environment Lagos State, commend the efforts of Southwest Youth Coordinator Mandate work for BAT, He said “We are seeing all your activities and I can assure you Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is very much aware of your group, I can also assure you that no one will be forgotten, as I have listened to your reports on your efforts in your various states, I appreciate that.. I implore you all to do more to make our Presidential candidate to emerge as the President in the forthcoming election.

Mr. Adebayo Shittu former Minister of Communication of the federal republic of Nigeria in his own remarks admonished Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his sterling achievements in Lagos he said “I was convinced that this is the man for the job, although right from time we were not in the same party I was in CPC before we merge to become APC, he has displayed a good leadership style in the party which the record can never be forgotten.

He added “On the other hand I commend the national Coordinator Comrade Moshood Afina and the entire members of the Southwest Youth Coordinator Mandate work for BAT for their untiring efforts, I pray may Almighty Allah crown your efforts as Oliver twist will ask for more, please do more of the sensitization of collection of PVC and evangelism of the Asiwaju gospel.. because Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is the man of the masses, man of his words and Man of Achievements like he has done in Lagos State.”

Mr. Leo SSA to the President office of the Vice President in his remarks “I have always been an Tinubu person for a very long time, and some rumor mongers that are staying the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is not in support of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu that is completely lies, Osinbajo is with Tinubu hundred percent.”

He added “as for myself I will always support the course for a great man Asiwaju Tinubu, I commend Southwest Youth Coordinator Mandate work for BAT for the good work you have been doing for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu”.

Each of the state Coordinators were presented with laptops for easy documentation of the group activities.



The Abiola Mandate Group has endorsed the presidential candidacy of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and declared their full support for Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu on his second term bid as Governor of Lagos State during a press conference organized by the group in the homestead of the late business mogul and politician Aare Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola on MKO Abiola Crescent, off Toyin Street, Ikeja today 28th January,2023.

The chairman of Abiola Mandate Group Alhaji Olalekan Abiola pronounced the group endorsement of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s presidential bid and Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu’s second term bid while addressing the press in the presence of family members, members of the Abiola Mandate Group, and the representatives of the leadership of Independent Campaign Council for Tinubu-Shetima and Sanwo-Olu-Hamzat.

He emphasized that the Mandate Group structure shall work in tandem with the ICC across Lagos State and Nigeria at large.

Alhaji Olalekan Abiola said that his father was a progressive during his life time. He submitted that his father ran for the presidency of the country, though he won but was not given the mandate.

He went further to eulogize Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s examplary life of love to people from all clans in the country. He stated once again that Asiwaju Tinubu was a staunch follower of his father.

On his part, the Director of Grassroots Engagement Directorate of Independent Campaign Council for Tinubu/Shettima and Sanwo-Olu/Hamzat, Hon. Abdulbaq Ladi Balogun who led the ICC delegates to the venue described Basorun M K O Abiola as a Great Leader who inspired the current national leader and the presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to be a rugged lover of the masses. He noted that what Asiwaju had done in Lagos during his 8 years as governor shall be replicated in Nigeria.

Dignitaries at the event were Alhaji Olalekan Abiola, Hon. Ladi Balogun, Mrs. Sherifat Abiola, Hon. Babatunde among others.

The Tinubu/Shettima and Sanwo-Olu/Hamzat Independent Campaign Council (ICC)



The Chairperson Ikorodu North LCDA, Mrs Afolashade Banjo yesterday received women from all walks of life in Ikorodu North LCDA and beyond to a praise and worship thanksgiving service to bless the name of God for His mercies and privilege to witness the year 2023.

The colourful event held at the heart of Ikorodu North at the Fun factory event centre, Itamaga. Name-able personalities such as Mrs Jumoke Benson, Mrs Toyin Salau, wives of fellow Executive Chairmen, Supervisors & HODs for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation of various LCDAs in Ikorodu division, party faithfuls and well wishers stormed the venue gaily dressed in different styles of the “Aso Ebi” ankara fabric for the event.

The Chairman, Ikorodu North LCDA stole the show when he walked into the event with a “mighty” orange and white cake to celebrate the wife of Honourable Babajimi Benson whose birthday was the day before yesterday.

Prayers were offered for the nation, Lagos state and Ikorodu division while praise and worship reached high heavens.

The Chairperson, Ikorodu North LCDA Mrs Afolashade Banjo, Mrs Jumoke Benson, Mrs Toyin Salau among other guests encouraged the women to ensure they all get their PVCs to vote all candidates of the All Progressives Congress candidates in the coming general elections.

The event ended amidst so much to eat and drink with good music to make them forget their pains.

Information Office
Ikorodu North LCDA

APC Lagos East Senatorial District Holds Stakeholders meeting, Canvass for all APC candidates ~Ajasa-Info


The All Progressives Congress Lagos East Senatorial District has advised every members of the party in the district to work hard and canvass for the all the candidates of the party from Presidents to Lagos State House of Assembly.
The meeting took place on Thursday at the CMD Hall, Magodo, in Kosofe Federal Constituency.

Senator Ganiyu Olanrewaju Solomon Director-General of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Committee in Lagos urged the gathering to work for the victory of all APC candidates in Lagos East Senatorial District.

Otunba Bushura Alebiosu, Senator Anthony Adefuye, Prince Abiodun Ogunleye, Omooba Shosanya, Alhaji Seriki Bamu and other Leaders urge the gathering to work for all the APC candidates, and canvass for them in their areas.

Otunba Yetunde Arobieke Commissioner for Wealth Creation Lagos state in her remarks she mentioned the role the Lagos State Governor took during took during the COVID 19 how he helped lots of business owners to survive the season.

She also talked about pillars of the T.H.E.M.E.S. development agenda of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
She said: “The acronym, THEMES., represents the six pillars of the state’s strategic development agenda, namely: traffic management and transportation, health and the environment, education and technology,
making Lagos a 21st Century economy, entertainment and tourism, as well as security and governance”

Since the assumption of Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu in office he has maintained and sustained the achievements of the former Governors good work in the state.

Mrs. Kafilat Ogbara House of Representatives candidate Kosofe Federal Constituency in her remarks, “this coming is not just an ordinary election it is Lagos state election as we have the Presidential candidate our father Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu from Lagos state, and our target is four million votes, this has made house to commence house to house, person to person campaign, I will urge our teeming supporters out there to vote all APC candidates in the forthcoming election.”

Present at the Stakeholders meeting were The Governor Advisory Council members included Senator Anthony Adefuye, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, Otunba Bushura Alebiosu, Omoba Sosanya, Alhaji Sakiru Seriki (Baba Bamu).

Director-General of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Committee in Lagos, Senator Ganiyu Solomon, member of the House of Representatives representing Kosofe Federal Constituency, Hon. Rotimi Agunsoye, Hon. Wale Raji member House of Representatives Epe, Hon. Ademorin Kuye member House of Representatives Shomolu, Lagos State Commissioner for Wealth and Creation, Yetunde Arobieke, Royal Fathers Local Government Chairmen, APC candidates, and APC state executives, CDC, Market men and women, Artisans among others.