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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.

Oluwo: Agbowu called me mad man

Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, denied the allegation that he beat Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dhikurulahi Olaniran.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Alaafin: Kings who indulge in clubbing, drinking do not deserve respect

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has said that Yoruba kings and chiefs who indulge in clubbing, smoking, drinking and other untoward behaviour are not worthy of honour and any respect.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Alaafin clears the air on Mayegun title for KWAM 1

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Alaafin begs Aliko Dangote to extend employment generation drive to Oyo kingdom

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has appealed to the President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, to set up viable companies in Oyo kingdom, as he is doing across the country.
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Alaafin: Why eight National Assembly frustrated Ibrahim Magu’s appointment

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III has attributed the failure of the last National Assembly to confirm the appointment of Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as a way of hiding the ‘skeleton in their cupboard’.
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Governor Makinde: Alaafin’s advice gave us electoral victory

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde on Tuesday said one of the secrets of his electoral success at the 2019 governorship election was the advice offered him by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, during his campaign four years earlier.
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Governor Makinde: Alaafin’s advise gave us electoral victory

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday said one of the secrets of his electoral success at the 2019 governorship election was the advice offered him by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, during his campaign four years earlier.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi 111 has assured the Yoruba nation that the hostility between him and the Ooni of Ife should be considered a thing of the past.

Alaafin: From now on, I and Ooni will no longer fight

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi 111, has assured the Yoruba nation that the hostility between him and the Ooni of Ife should be considered a thing of the past.

Alaafin: We’ll work with President Buhari to restore peace, unity in Nigeria

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, says traditional rulers are ready to work with President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to restore peace and unity in the country.

Oba Akanbi urges monarchs to renounce membership of secret societies

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi, has urged Yoruba monarchs to renounce membership of secret societies.

Alaafin: Traditional rulers working to end kidnapping

Worried by the security situations in the state and nation at large, a foremost traditional ruler, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has assured the people of the state that the security situation, particularly the spate of kidnappings will soon be nip in the bud in the next few weeks.

Alaafin urges Governor Oyetola to boost Osun’s IGR

Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, yesterday urged the Osun State Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, to bring his experience to bear in order to improve the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the state

Emir Sanusi: Stop electing uneducated people into office

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, on Saturday advised Nigerians to stop electing leaders without education into public offices.

Criminal elements have infiltrated farmers-herdsmen crisis – Governor Yari

Zamfara State Governor AbdulAziz Yari has said criminal elements have infiltrated the crisis involving farmers and herdsmen in parts of the country.

Tragic death of Aare Ona Kakanfo untrue – Alaafin

The Alaafin has described as untrue, an age-long myth that the occupant of the Aare Ona Kakanfo stool is destined to die a tragic death after his installation.

Aare Ona Kakanfo higher than chieftaincy title – Afe Babalola

Prominent lawyer, Afe Babalola, has said Aare Ona Kakanfo towered above the title of a chief.

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