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Chanel Chin, the ex-queen to the controversial monarch, Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has accused the monarch of domestic violence, adding that he even cheated on her with their maid while they were married.

Ex-Queen Chanel accuses Oluwo of domestic violence

Chanel Chin, the ex-queen to the controversial monarch, Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has accused the monarch of domestic violence, adding that he even cheated on her with their maid while they were married.
Governor Oyetola briefing journalists at the Government House in Osogbo

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Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, on Sunday said the lockdown in the state owing to COVID-19 may be extended for another two weeks, if necessary.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Court okays process to begin Oluwo’s assault trial

An Osogbo Magistrates’ Court on Friday granted an ex parte motion filed by the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dirkrullahi Akinropo, seeking an order compelling the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, to appear for trial over an alleged assault against him.
Despite denial by the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, that he did not punch the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dhikurulahi Akinropo, he (Agbowu), on Sunday, insisted that Oluwo punched him.

Court orders Oluwo of Iwo to appear for ‘assault’

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Friday ordered the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, to appear in court over an alleged assault.
Despite denial by the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, that he did not punch the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dhikurulahi Akinropo, he (Agbowu), on Sunday, insisted that Oluwo punched him.

Oluwo makes u-turn, pledges to respect suspension by Osun monarchs

The Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrosheed Akanbi, has pledged to respect the decision of the Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers that suspended him for six months over alleged indecent acts.

Osun Obas can’t suspend me – Oluwo

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, says he remains the Oluwo of Iwoland despite his suspension by the Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Osun: Oluwo of Iwo suspended for six months

Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, was on Friday suspended for the duration of six months by the Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers, following an alleged physical assault on a fellow monarch.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Agbowu petitions police over alleged assault by Oluwo

There appears to be no end in sight over the royal rumble between Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi and the Agbowu of Ogbaagba, Oba Dhikirulai Akinropo as the latter on Wednesday petitioned the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police, Zone 11, Mr Bashir Makama over alleged assault by the former.
Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode

Osun: Oluwo, Agbowu’s fight unfortunate

The Osun State Government has described as unfortunate and avoidable, the face-off between the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi and the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa town, Oba Dhikrulahi Akinropo, during a peace meeting at the office of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of zone 11, Bashir Makama, last Friday.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Monarchs demand Oluwo’s suspension for allegedly attacking another traditional ruler

Some royal fathers from Osun West Senatorial District on Friday demanded the suspension of the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi.

Iwo monarch laments failure of Yoruba language

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi, Saturday lamented the failure of Yoruba language to evolve with the current trends and assert its identity among respectable languages in the world.

Oluwo seeks President Buhari’s intervention in Iwo

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi, has lamented the fate of his town, describing it as the most marginalized among big towns in Nigeria.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

I am greater than Yoruba deities – Osun monarch

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi says he is greater than the duo of Sango and Ogun, two deities worshipped by the Yoruba.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Osun monarch lauds governor’s performance

The Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has said that the administration of Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, would achieve the needed turnaround before the end of his first term in office.

IGP: Special patrol vehicles on highways soon

Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu on Tuesday unfolded new security initiatives aimed at tackling crimes nationwide.

Oluwo to lead protest against ritual killings, corruption

Oluwo of Iwoland, HIM Oba (Dr.) Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has declared readiness to lead a national protest against ritual killings and corruption in the country.
Gboyega Oyetola

I’ll ensure quality, affordable education in Osun – governor

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday said his administration would continue to ensure that every child in the state had access to good, quality, qualitative and affordable education.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Insecurity: Oluwo calls for caution, advises against self-help

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi has cautioned the Yoruba against calls for war in face of the current insecurity in the Southwest, saying the lesson he had learnt during the protracted Liberian War is still fresh in his memory.

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