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The Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) said it decided to celebrate with Gov. Abiola Ajimobi on his 69th birthday coming up on Dec. 16 because he had fulfilled most of his electoral promises to the people of Ibadan.
The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, has described the third term story credited to him on the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, as the misrepresentation of a parable.
As the controversy over the elevation of 21 traditional chiefs to the rank of first class obas in Ibadanland rages on, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has accused the state government of deliberately using the Ibadan chieftaincy crisis to cause division among Ibadan people.
The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso 1, has said that he has not committed any crime to warrant deposition threat repeatedly bandied against him by Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State.
The CCII had said that a truce meeting was underway after a panel was constituted to meet with Ajimobi, the Osi Olubadan of Ibadan land, Rashidi Ladoja, and the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji.
The Oyo State government has announced the removal of Seriki line from Olubadan ascendancy order.
Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, may next month have a 32 beaded crown-wearing Obas, while the Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, will maintain his status as the paramount ruler of the ancient city if the recommendation of a Commission on the issue is implemented.
The Police Command in Enugu state says it has commenced investigation into the alleged murder of an All Progressives Congress (APC) supporter, Ishienyi Onah, in Nsukka axis of the state.
Fela Durotoye, presidential candidate of Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), has said that a vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is vote for incompetence and youth maltreatment.
A ninth British legislator has quit the opposition Labour Party, accusing it of having a "culture of extremism, anti-Semitism and intolerance" under Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz claims the Spanish club nearly signed Lionel Messi and Thierry Henry only for both deals to fall through at the last minute.
Nigeria’s U20 squad will know their group phase opponents at this summer’s FIFA U20 World Cup finals in Poland after the draw ceremony to be held inside the Gdynia Sports Arena on Sunday.
Following the shift in the date for the conduct of the general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Plateau has retrieved all sensitive materials earlier distributed to the 17 local government areas of the state.
Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has expressed disappointment over the sudden postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Tuesday postponed its planned hearing of the three appeals filed by suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen to February 27 this year.
Benue State Command of the Nigeria Police has confirmed the death of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ohimini Local Government Area (LGA) of the state, Boniface Okoloho.
Edo State Commissioner of Police in charge of Saturday’s general elections, Dan-Mallam Mohammed, has warned thugs and their political collaborators not to dare to torment trouble before and during the conduct of the elections.