Rotary Club of Akowonjo commissions classrooms project

Rotary Club of Akowonjo under Rotary International District 9110, on Monday August 16, 2021stormed Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos in its usual style spreading humanitarian services to impact lives and the environment with the commissioning of renovated blocks of classrooms and tree planting at State Senior High School, Alimosho to commemorate the visit of the District Governor Rotarian Remi Bello (FCA). In an interview by journalists, the District Governor, Rotarian Remi Bello (FCA) stated that the Rotary Club of Akowonjo has gone the extra mile in ensuring that the…

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Humanity gets a boost at Bamidele Onalaja’s installation as Rotary Club President

The atmosphere was electrifying and with much fanfare and pomp. It was the installation of Rotarian Bamidele Onalaja as the 20th Hope President of Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja, Lagos. Onalaja, a property magnate and Chief Executive Officer of RevolutionPlus Group, formally took over the mantle of leadership of the 20year old club at an impressive ceremony held at the very glamorous The Glitz Event Centre, Lekki, had in attendance, A-class celebrities and dignitaries led by the Arole Oodua and Ooni of Ile-Ife, His Imperial Majesty Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, (Ojaja…

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Onalaja will surpass expectations -Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has described the newly installed President of Rotary Club of Maryland, Rtn. Bamidele Onalaja, as an energetic and hardworking man who will surpass the mandate and expectations of the 20-year-old club. The monarch spoke in Lagos on Saturday, during Onalaja’s installation as the 20th Hope President of Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja, Lagos. Oba Adeyeye, himself a Paul Harris fellow of Rotary, congratulated the club for having Rotarian Onalaja as its President and urge the entire membership to rally around…

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Bashorun Dele Momodu to Speak at Onalaja’s installation as Rotary Club President

Bashorun Dele Momodu, respected Publisher of Ovation International magazine and popular guest columnist at Thisday newspapers is slated as the guest speaker at the installation of respected property magnate and top player in corporate Nigeria, Rtn. Bamidele Onalaja takes mantle of leadership as President Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja, Lagos. The Ooni of Ile Ife, His Imperial Majesty Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, along side other eminently qualified Nigerians are also slated for honours at the ceremony slated for high octane event venue; the Glitz Event Centre, Lekki, Lagos and it promises…

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Ooni, other prominent Nigerians to be honoured at Onalaja’s installation as Rotary Club President

The Ooni of Ile Ife, His Imperial Majesty Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, along side other eminently qualified Nigerians are slated for honours as respected property magnate and top player in corporate Nigeria, Rtn. Bamidele Onalaja takes mantle of leadership as President Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja, Lagos. The event, slated for high octane event centre; the Glitz Event Centre, Lekki, Lagos will be a convergence of top class dignitaries from all walks of life including the business class and society big wigs who are coming to do honour to one of…

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RC Akowonjo to build Nmulti projects in Alimosho

As the new Rotary year begins, Rotary Club of Akowonjo has promised not to relent on its oars in community development by providing multi-million naira modern day borehole water facilities to communities within Akowonjo and the renovation of dilapidated classroom structures at the State Senior High School Alimosho, in the Alimosho Local Government area of Lagos State as its priority projects for the Rotary year 2021/2022. Speaking at the Presidential Handover Ceremony and Awards Night which took place recently at the Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja amidst pomp and pageantry, witnessed…

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Onalaja assures of timely completion of 2021/22 Star Project

The Change Maker President, Rotary Club of Maryland, Rotarian Bamidele Onalaja has given assurances that the Amuwo Odofin Child and Maternal Health Centre being built in Amuwo by Rotary Club of Maryland will be completed in a record time. Onalaja spoke in Amuwo on Friday, July 9 2021, at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Child and Maternal Health Centre which is the club’s star project for the 2021/22 Rotary Year. The Amuwo Odofin Child and Maternal Health Centre is estimated to gulp about N70m and when completed, the ultra-modern and…

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Joy To The World: RC Omole Golden donates neonatal facility to LASG

In an effort to reduce deaths of newborn babies, the Rotary Club of Omole Golden last week handed over a brand new Neonatal Building at the Ifako-Ijaiye General Hospital to the Lagos State Government. The neonatal facility was built and would be equipped by Rotary Club with incubators and Phototherapy machines among other medical equipment strictly use in the care of preterm and full-term babies. Speaking during the commissioning, the Club President, Hassan Alih Ogwu said the building was aimed at reducing neonatal deaths in the hospital as well as…

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Video: Onalaja takes over at RC Maryland

At about 9.27pm on Tuesday June 29 2021, Chris Bamidele Onalaja, President-elect, Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja, Lagos took over the leadership of the new generation club as its 20th President. At the well attended hand over fellowship, Onalaja, who is also the Group Chief Executive of RevolutionPlus Property Development Company, promised to continue the tradition of excellence that has earned the club a leadership position in the district. PAG Henry Akinyele, the club’s fifth president who was also the most senior past president present at the handing over fellowship…

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Day of glory for Rotary as District Gov., Bola Oyebade builds Africa’s 1st Rotary Prostate Cancer Centre

It was a big day for Rotary in Nigeria and District 9110 in particular as District Governor, Rotary International, District 9110, Nigeria, Bola Oyebade, on, 24th of June, 2021 commissioned the newly constructed Prostate Cancer Centre at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) in Sagamu, Ogun State. The purposely built centre is the first in Africa to be built by any Rotary Club or District and it is the second purposely built structure by District 9110 after the Rotary Vocational Centre, Igbogbo built by PDG Ogunbadejo in 2017/18 Rotary…

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National Infinity magazine’s columnist wins Rotary award

Oluseye Arowolo, an editorial board member and columnist of National Infinity magazine was an award winner at the just concluded 39th district conference of Rotary International, District 9110, tagged DisCon 2021 held in Abeokuta, Ogun State, presided over by the district governor, Rtn Bola Oyebade. Rotarian Arowolo, a legal and chartered tax practitioner with Deloitte West Africa, was decorated among others as a Commander of Order of DisCon (COD), the highest honourary award in D9110. Arowolo was the best graduating student from the Faculty of Law, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife…

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Onalaja To Be Installed 20th President Rotary Club of Maryland

Respected property magnate and Chief Executive Officer of RevolutionPlus Group, Rtn. Bamidele Onalaja is to be installed President of Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja. He will be installed as the 20th President of the 20 year old club and the event is slated for the MUSON Centre, Lagos with the Ooni of Ife, His Majesty, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi as Royal Father of the day. Onalaja, a serial entrepreneur and philanthropist, who sits atop eight companies in the RevolutionPlus Group of Companies is the current Chairman of Real Estate Developers Association…

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Adewale Seeks Support For Rotary’s Quest For Better Living

The newly installed President of the Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja, Rotn. Adewale Sanni, has sought all stakeholders support towards complete eradication of polio in Nigeria and delivering on Rotary International’s mandate to ensure safe delivery and maternal health. Adewale who spoke during his investiture as the 18th Hope President of the club said there is the need to ensure the polio vaccines get to every part of the country. Said he, having not recorded any case of poliovirus in the last three years, Nigeria is on the verge of…

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Sanni’s installation as RotaMary’s President hold on Saturday

Rotarian Adewale Sanni, the 18th Hope President of Rotary Club of Maryland will be formally installed as the club’s President on Saturday. According to a release issued by Rotn. Femi Obadina, chairman of the club’s installation committee, the event is slated for NECA event centre located at the Central Business District, Ikeja. The high octane event, which is slated for 11am will have celebrated singer and Rotary International’s Polio Ambassador, Akin Shuga on the bandstand. Highpoint of the installation programme is the N20m fundraiser for the club’s projects in the…

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The Glamour, The Glitz Of District Governor, Akeredolu’s Visit To Rotary Club Of Maryland

Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja became the second club to host newly installed District Governor, Rotarian Jide Akeredolu on the 9th of July, 2019. Rotamary is the second club to be visited by the Rotarian Akeredolu in the new Rotary year. As it is customary of the district’s foremost new generation club, the visiting DG, first assignment was the presentation of Mama Kits for pregnant women at Mende Primary Health Centre after the club’s members had earlier received the DG with a Guard of Honour mounted at the same venue.…

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Akeredolu to be installed Rotary District Governor tomorrow

Hope of a new life, devoid of life threaten ailments such as cervical cancer and Congenital Heart diseases beckon for the people of Lagos and Ogun States as Rotary International District 9110 has concluded plans to undertake a massive immunisation and surgery programmes to checkmate the spread of the two killer illnesses. The humanitarian organisation, according to Dr. Jide Akeredolu, its new District Governor, will also work to reduce Poverty among the peoples of the two states that made up District 9110. Dr. Akeredolu spoke at a Media Parley preceding…

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Banire, Izamoje, Adeneye, others honour Azuh Arinze at investiture as Ikeja South Rotary Club’s President

The investiture ceremony of Rotarian Azuh Arinze, KSM, as the 31st President of Rotary Club of Ikeja South, indeed, won on all fronts. Held inside the newly renovated Niteshift Coliseum, on Salvation Road, Opebi, Ikeja, Lagos, the Sunday, October 22, 2017 event attracted dignitaries from nearly all walks of life. Chaired by Dr. Muiz Banire, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and National Legal Adviser, All Progressives Congress (APC), the guest speaker was Brila FM founder, Dr. Larry Izamoje while the special guests of honour included Otunba Dayo Adeneye, Ogun…

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Rotary gives $49.5 million to help eradicate polio and challenges the world to continue the fight to end the disease

Without full funding and political commitment to eradication, the disease could return to countries that are now polio-free and put children everywhere at risk With just 11 confirmed polio cases so far in 2017, the world is on the brink of eradicating polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of thousands of children each year. To recognize this historic progress, Rotary (www.Rotary.org) clubs worldwide will host events in conjunction with Rotary International’s fifth annual World Polio Day celebration on Oct. 24. This year, the event will be co-hosted by…

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Rotamary floats Club of Longbridge

Rotary Club of Maryland, one the foremost clubs in District 9110 is sponsoring Rotary Club of Longbridge in Ogun State. The move is aimed at encourage membership of Rotary from the large and densely populated communities stressing from Isheri/OPIC to Mowe and the Redemption Camp along the Lagos/Ibadan express ways and the choice of name for the proposed club is unique because the long bridge stretching from OPIC to Wawa is the most remarkable landmark in the area. Rotarian Henry Akinyele, an Assistant Governor and past President of Rotary Club…

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Rotary Ann Adenike Olawale to be buried tomorrow

The remains of the late Adenike Olawale, wife of Rotarian Akin Olawale, a Past President of Rotary Club of Maryland will be interred tomorrow, Sept. 19 at Ikoyi cementary. The late Adenike Olawale, nee Osho, died on Monday Sept. 11, 2017 she was aged 44years. A funeral service at the Ikoyi Baptist Church, 5/7, Lateef Jakande Avenue, formerly Bell Avenue will precede the interment.

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The Onalaja Kidiractors are Rotamary’s newest young Paul Harris Fellows

Two Kidiractors, Damilola Onalaja and Busolami Onalaja were recognised as Paul Harris Fellows during the installation of Rotary Club of Maryland’s 16th Hope President, Rotarian George Ikpekhia. The younger of the Onalaja duo, Busolami will celebrate her 10th birthday on August 31, 2017 while her elder brother, Damilola is 12 years old. The Onalaja Kidiractors, whose parents Rotarian and Rotarian (Mrs.) Bamidele Onalaja are equally Paul Harris Fellows, are the youngest recognised contributors of $1,000 to the Rotary Foundation by the Rotary Club of Maryland. Their father a well-known property…

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Its time to honour Rotary Club of Ikeja’s founding fathers- Adelusi Adeluyi

Former District Governor of Rotary Club, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, said on Monday in Lagos that four founding fathers of Rotary Club of Ikeja, namely Phillip Dudny, Chief Anofiu Salaudeen Ghobadia, Jack Found and Chief Joe Harrolds deserved special honours for the immense contributions they made to making the club have a robust beginning than any others in the country. Adelusi- Adeluyi said this while speaking in Lagos at a press conference with the theme: “Rotary Club of Ikeja, 50 years of Serving Humanity,” which was attended by the current president,…

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Nigeria can be better with Rotary’s Four Way Test – Amosun

Ogun State governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun has prescribed the Rotary Club’s four way test as an antidote for a better relationship between leaders and their followers. The governor made the observation on Saturday in his address as the Special Guest of Honour at the installation of Rotarian George Ikpekhia as the 16th ‘Hope’ President of Rotary Club of Maryland. Gov. Amosun said his first contact with the Rotary Four Way Test was in 1983 when he first came to Lagos from Abeokuta as a young accountant who passes through Anthony…

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Rotary Club of Maryland hosts ‘Doctor On Air Medical Mission 2017’

The headquarters of Yaba Local Council Development Area, venue of the 2017 edition of Doctors on Air Medical Mission, was in the morning of Saturday August 12, 2017, jam packed by a mammoth crowd that converged on the LCDA for the novel health outreach programme organised by the Rotary Club of Maryland. The programme featured free medical consultation, free tests and drugs on various ailments. The appreciative crowed thanked the club for opportunity provided through the outreach and prayed for more in future. Here are some pictures from the event:

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Rotary Club of Maryland inducts new members

About the inductees Mr.Samir Benkhadra, A Moroccan is an Interior decorator, simply known as Sam, he is the interior design manager for a world renowned company, Algedra internationation based in Dubai, United Arab Emirate. The company that has designed most of the world famous buildings. He was introduced to the club by immediate past President, Babatunde Ojo and since then he has been a friend of the club and participating in some of the club activities. Sam is married and blessed with children. Marizu Chika Roseline, is a Nurse by…

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When Azuh Arinze ringed the bell at Rotary Club of Ikeja South

Rotary Club of Ikeja-South now has a new president. He is Azuh Arinze, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, YES INTERNATIONAL! Magazine. The well-known journalist and author presided over his first meeting on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at their meeting venue, Adna Hotel, 28, Ladipo Bateye Street, Ikeja-GRA, Lagos – preparatory to his investiture ceremony sometime in October. Attended by members, guests and a few friends who came to felicitate with Azuh, who is the 31st President of the club, hitherto presided over by distinguished Rotarians like Alake of Egbaland, HRM Oba Adedotun Gbadebo; MD, Crittal-Hopeand former President, Lagos…

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Ogunbadejo to be installed as Governor, Rotary District 9110 on Saturday

The installation of Rotarian Adewale Ogunbadejo as District Governor for Rotary International District 9110 comes up on Saturday July 8 at the Shell Hall of the MUSON Centre, Onikan Lagos. Ogunbadejo, a 1982 graduate of medicine from the University of Ibadan, joined Rotary Club of Gbagada South in 2002/2003, as a charter member, rising through the ranks and has served and distinguished himself in various capacities at Club, District and International levels. He was club president in 2006-07 when his club was adjudged 3rd best club in the District and…

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