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Members of the Olubadan-in-Council who have been elevated from ‘High Chiefs’ to beaded-crown wearing monarchs have accused the Osi Olubadan of Ibadanland and former governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, as the mastermind of the crisis rocking the Olubadan chieftaincy system since the middle of 2017.
After over one year of muscle-flexing on the review of the Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration, members of the Olubadan-In-Council on Monday met at the palace of the Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji.
Mr Mutiu Agboke, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Oyo State, says 60.1 per cent of the total number of uncollected Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in the state belong to residents of Ibadan.
Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwoland, at the weekend cautioned Yoruba leaders, who are opposed to the proposed allocation of land for the establishment of cattle ranches in Yorubaland, warning that they should not plant seeds of discord among Nigerians.
Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has reiterated his administration’s commitment to the uplift and modernisation of chieftaincy institution in the state.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Monday in Ibadan, the state capital presented new cars to 36 traditional rulers across the state.
The abducted twins of the Otun Olubadan of Ibadan land, Dr. Lekan Balogun, have been released by suspected kidnappers who seized them and their mother in front of family house in Akobo area of Ibadan last week.
The Otun Olubadan of Ibadan land, Lekan Balogun, said he expected his abducted twins back home soon after the suspected kidnappers reduced the ransom from N40m to N10m.
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The Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, has pleaded with the kidnappers of his twin children to release them.
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.
Judgment in the suit challenging the constitution of a judicial panel of enquiry and subsequent gazette of its outcome by the Oyo State Government by a former Governor, Rashidi Ladoja, has been fixed for January 19, 2018.
The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Sunday presented staffs of office to 21 new kings in Ibadan, the state capital.
The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Sunday presented staff of office to the 21 new kings in Ibadan.
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.
Officers and men attached to the Eagle-Net Special Squad under the Delta State Police Command have recorded a major breakthrough in the ongoing war against violence, crime in the society with the discovery of a gun factory in Oleh town, Isoko South Local Government Area of the state.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested two persons suspected to be drug smugglers in the Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State.
Mr Ikem Uzoezie, factional Speaker of Anambra House of Assembly (ANHA), has dismissed his suspension by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as illegal and uninformed.
Residents of Kajola Community in Ogun on Friday counted their blessings as they freely fetched beef from 10 cows killed by a train.
A Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 32-year old driver, Savior Dabo of Bam Bam village, Makurdi, who the police accused of kidnapping and forcing a 22-year- old woman, Helen Ijir, into prostitution be remanded in prison.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday said Boko Haram insurgents came on a robbery mission on Saturday night at Bale Shuwa village in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State and made away with cows, sheep and goats.
A Democratic Republic of Congo legislator chosen by opposition leaders to be their champion in next month's presidential election pleaded for unity on Tuesday after their historic deal was shot down by party activists.
A Nigerian internet service provider said on Tuesday that a configuration error it made during a network upgrade caused a disruption of key Google services, routing traffic to China and Russia.
The Akwa Ibom State Peoples Democratic Party Integration and Harmonisation Committee has disclosed that it has made tremendous progress in its task of healing the wounds within the party and reassuring party faithful of their invaluable stakes in the state.
The police in Benue State have gunned down a suspected armed robber in Tse Pevkyaa, Ngban village in Guma Local Government Area of the state.