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Chief Adegboyega Adegoke, the Ajia-Balogun Olubadan of Ibadanland, has urged Nigerians to have faith in God and pray for a more prosperous country as Muslims celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir.
Four followers of Sat Guru Maharaj Ji, the founder of the One Love Family sect, were injured as suspected land grabbers invaded his community on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker, House of Representatives former Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala and Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji on Friday honoured Rep. Musiliu Akinremi (APC-Ibadan North) in Ibadan.
Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar has disclosed that without good governance and justice, it would be difficult to have peace and security in the country.
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.
Chief Adegboyega Adegoke, an energy expert and Chief Wasiu Ajimobi, brother of former Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, were among the 14 newly promoted chiefs by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji.
The Balogun Ndigbo of Ibadanland and Oyo State, High Chief Alloysious Obi, has charged Igbos in the Southwest to ensure a healthy relationship with their host communities, stating that they owed it a duty to be good ambassadors of the Igbo nation.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has expressed his administration’s readiness to promote Arts and Culture in the state to make it a source of foreign currency, vowing not to spare resources towards achieving the goal.
The new kings, yesterday, vowed that they would only return to the Olubadan’s palace if they are accorded due recognition as obas and not as high chiefs.
There were indications on Thursday that the military had yet to get an order on the deployment of troops in the South-West to tackle killer herdsmen.
The Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has said what the Yoruba descendants need to do to achieve development that could replicate giant strides of era of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, is to forge unity.
Ibadan Obas have faulted the insistence of the Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji that this year’s masquerade festival must be according to his directive instead of following the tradition of the ancient city.
In fulfilment of parts of his campaign promises, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday said he will donate his entire salary as governor to Teachers’ Pension Fund.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo State Chapter, has lauded Gov. Abiola Ajimobi for naming some roads and institutions after late former governor, Lam Adesina, and other prominent indigenes..
Recall that the group, which has been providing administrative support and fundraising for the group had said it would no longer accept donations for the campaign, which seeks an end to police brutality and the disbandment of the police’s tactical special units – SARS and SWAT. Their decision followed President Buhari’s Thursday night’s national broadcast which asked protesters to get off the streets as violence and anarchy reigned.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.
According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, the curfew followed “the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.”
Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Friday urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.
The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.
President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden’s final debate on Thursday was a starkly more civil affair than their messy first showdown.
A retired Commissioner of Police, Mr. Frank Oditah, on Friday said that he was afraid that the looting and insecurity generated by the #EndSARS protests might get worsen if the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is not quickly repositioned.
The Movement for Progressive Youths of Nigeria (MOPYON) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the major achievements recorded so far by his administration in the area of infrastructure development.
A former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, has appealed to the #EndSARS protesting youth to withdraw from the streets and prepare for dialogue and for peace, progress and political stability in Nigeria.
Mali’s ex-president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita returned to the Sahel state Wednesday, an official said, after leaving to seek medical treatment following his ouster in an August coup.