Distasteful reports coming from our once cherished Iruland hold that the defacto-king by circumstance, Gbolahan Lawal has turned into a pseudo-monarch monster and he’s hell-bent on destroying all the value that is left of Iru’s heritage and historical pastime.
Reports reveal that the Oniru, ordered his thugs to take to the streets to intimidate and suppress anyone who challenge his excesses and recklessness in Iruland.
Video shows how some men were attacked by Gbolahan’s thug on Saturday, December 5, 2020, at a family shrine, where many people were severely injured and the 200 years old shrine was reduced to nothing.
An eyewitness who is currently undergoing traditional treatment after suffering convulsion due to the fetish charms used against him recounted that the thugs declared that anyone who is not in support of Oba Oniru (Gbolahan) will die untimely.
“Unfortunately, the new Oniru’s reign within a year is already replete with examples of less than stellar leadership.
“Gbolahan’s penchant for violence, murder, genocidal tendencies, and/or other deviancies is unquantifiable.
“Even when you know that the plot and conspiracy that brought you to royalty was riddled with lies, you don’t have to see others as enemies of the community.
“The deafening silence of Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, and other stakeholders on this matter is also worrisome.
“Recall there was also a report of Prince Tijani Oniru, one of the sons of Oba Abiodun Idowu Oniru, the late Oniru of Iruland who died in 2019, attacked by Oba Gbolahan’s thug in July 2020, and up till date, nothing was done to address the situation.
“This is what conspiracy and imposed leadership have brought upon us in Iruland. We hope that the government will treat our situation as a matter of urgency, as his paranoia destroy us as a community,” he said.
Billionaire Bizman Femi Egbeoluwa And Wife Murdered In Lagos
The Lagos State police force has launched an investigation into the assassination of a couple in the Allen Avenue area of Ikeja Lagos state Nigeira.
Engineer Femi Matthew Egbeoluwa and his wife, Funmi were reportedly killed by unidentified gunmen who broke into their home at 1 Adefolu drive, Allen Avenue between last Friday night and early Saturday. The couple’s house workers were also attacked by the assailants, who left the wife in a pool of blood. The police spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident and stated that the investigation is ongoing, although no suspect has been arrested at the time of filing this report. The case has been transferred to the homicide section of the state Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, for further investigation.
The assassination of the couple has sent shockwaves across Lagos State and has raised concerns about the safety and security of residents. The police force has assured residents that they will leave no stone unturned in their investigation and that those responsible for the crime will be brought to justice.
Engineer Femi Egbeoluwa and his wife were well-known members of their community and their deaths have been met with widespread mourning and tributes. Many have taken to social media to express their condolences to the family and to call for justice for the couple.
The incident has once again highlighted the need for improved security measures in residential areas across Lagos State. It is important for individuals and communities to take proactive steps to ensure their safety and security, such as installing security cameras, strengthening security doors and windows, and being vigilant about suspicious activities in their neighborhood.
The police force has urged anyone with information that could help with the investigation to come forward and provide assistance. It is crucial for members of the public to work together with law enforcement agencies to combat crime and ensure the safety of their communities.
The tragic assassination of Engineer Femi Matthew Egbeoluwa and his wife should serve as a wake-up call to all residents to take the issue of security seriously and work together to make Lagos State a safer place for everyone.
GTCO FOOD & DRINK FESTIVAL 2023… A CELEBRATION OF FOOD!
The annual GTCO Food & Drink Festival is back again for its 6th Edition, and food lovers across Africa and the world are in for a feast like never before! The event is slated to hold from Saturday April 29th till Monday May 1st 2023, at GTCentre, Plot 1 Water Corporation Drive, Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos, providing a 3-day weekend of food and endless celebration.
The GTCO Food & Drink Festival brings together the greatest minds on the global culinary stage, the most industrious Nigerian small food business owners, a world class, state-of-the-art children’s play area, merging them all to give attendees the most memorable food and drink event.
Commenting on the 2023 GTCO Food and Drink Festival, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc, Segun Agbaje, said; “Food and drink are intrinsically social things, and best enjoyed when shared. We understand the value of bringing together businesses and consumers who are passionate about food and have continued to inspire new ways to experience life through food and drink. The continuing success of our free-business platforms reflect our unchanging commitment to Promoting Enterprise and echoes our brand promise of creating Great Experiences.”
Constantly innovating the space and on a quest to continue creating great experiences for all stakeholders, GTCO Food & Drink will be expanding its capacity by creating more opportunities for more businesses and increasing its highly coveted vendor stalls from 142 to 204, giving even more innovative and assiduous business owners the chance to not only showcase their businesses to the over 250,000 foodies in attendance, but also engage with their customer base and learn from a confluence of other great-minded food entrepreneurs. The event will also feature three premier DJs in Africa, setting the scene for a weekend of celebration, food, drink, and togetherness.
Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc is a leading financial services company providing banking and non-banking services including payments, wealth management, and pension fund management, with a presence across eleven countries spanning West and East Africa as well as the United Kingdom. The Group operates a diversified, Proudly African franchise and is renowned for its innovative approach to customer service and stakeholder engagement which has endeared the brand to millions of people across Africa and beyond. Over the years, many customers have benefited from its unique loan products including the Food Industry Credit and Fashion Industry Credit designed specifically for businesses in the food and fashion industry.
It’s time once again to come together and celebrate the great joys food has to offer! Attendance is FREE.
For more information on the event, please visit: https://foodanddrink.gtcoplc.com
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