Home Topics Obas

Obas

The State Coordinator of COVID-19 Task Force Response Team, Prof Bolaji Aluko, made the announcement in a statement in Ado Ekiti.

Ekiti bans traditional festivals in towns, villages

The State Coordinator of COVID-19 Task Force Response Team, Prof Bolaji Aluko, made the announcement in a statement in Ado Ekiti.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has settled the dispute between some prominent traditional rulers in Ekiti state and the state government.

Ooni settles Ekiti traditional rulers, government tussle

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has settled the dispute between some prominent traditional rulers in Ekiti state and the state government.
Traditional worshipers in Remo axis of Ogun State, under the umbrella of “the Osugbo Remo – in – Council” has declared that they are not cannibalistic, warning members of the Ogun State House of Assembly to drop the bill aimed to review the installation and burial of traditional rulers in the state.

We’re not cannibalistic – Ogun monarchs

Traditional worshipers in Remo axis of Ogun State, under the umbrella of “the Osugbo Remo – in – Council” has declared that they are not cannibalistic, warning members of the Ogun State House of Assembly to drop the bill aimed to review the installation and burial of traditional rulers in the state.
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.

Ekiti monarch writes Oyo governor, flays Alaafin for ‘undue interference’

The chairman, Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers and Alawe of Ilawe-Ekiti, Oba Ajibade Alabi has cautioned the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi against meddling in the internal crisis of the Obas in Ekiti.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun Assembly moves to stop traditional rites for installation of Obas

A bill is presently before the Ogun State House of Assembly seeking modernisation in the installation and burial of Obas in their respective domain.

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 Ekiti State government has said there was no casualty in an explosion that rocked the Explosives Ordinance Disposal office in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.

No casualty in Ekiti explosion – commissioner

The Ekiti State government has said there was no casualty in an explosion that rocked the Explosives Ordinance Disposal office in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has commended inter-agency collaboration among security services in the state, saying it has greatly boosted the security situation.

Ibadan obas ask Governor Makinde to caution aides

The embattled Ibadan Obas have urged Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to caution his aides against desecrating the Yoruba tradition.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the family, management and staff of the Nation Newspaper over the death of Mr. Dele Agekamah who passed on Friday night at the age of 60.

Border closure: Ogun governor urged to boost local economies of affected areas

The President of Gbenga Akinwade Foundation, Engr Gbenga Akinwande, has appealed to Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, on the need to boost the local economies of areas affected by the temporary border closure in Ogun West Senatorial District.

Ibadan kings: Parade yourselves as Obas and go to jail – Senator Ladoja

A former Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General in Oyo State, Mr Michael Lana, has warned the 21 Obas sacked by the court to desist from parading themselves as Obas or risk going to jail.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has said his administration’s policies will improve prosperity and increase the industrial revolution in the state.

Governor Abiodun: I’ll make my decision on coronate Obas promoted by Senator Amosun

Dapo Abiodun, the Governor of Ogun State, Friday, said his government will soon make public, its decision on the village heads otherwise known as Baales promoted to coronate Obas by the former Governor Ibikunle Amosun at the twilight of his administration.

No compensation for owners of dead Ondo cows

There would be no compensation for owners of the 36 dead cows in Ijare town, a stakeholders meeting comprising traditional rulers in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, Miyetti Allah and representatives of security operatives has resolved.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Obasanjo warns Ogun monarchs to steer clear of aged-long bickering

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned traditional rulers in Ogun state capital to steer clear of an aged-long bickering and rivalry among themselves for the sake of peace and development in the state .

Ikare-Akoko chiefs laud Ondo governor on road projects

The Ikare-Akoko Council of Chiefs, under the Owa-Ale of Ikare, Oba Kolapo Adegbite-Adedoyin, has expressed satisfaction with the performance of Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State in the last two-and-a-half years.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti monarchs drag governor to court over appointment of traditional council chairman

Some aggrieved monarchs have instituted a suit against Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi over the appointment of the Alawe of Alawe Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Alabi as the Chairman of the State traditional council of Obas.

OPC warns herdsmen to stop terrorising Southwest

The Oodua People’s Congress-Reformed (OPC-R), yesterday warned unruly herdsmen to desist from terrorising the Southwest.
Samuel Adeoye Olumide Edema

Obas read riot act to Fulani herdsmen in Yorubaland

The Yoruba Obas Forum, an association of Yoruba monarchs, has sounded a warning to Fulani herdsmen involved in killings and other atrocities in Yorubaland.

Egba traditional council rejects Senator Amosun’s Obas

The Egba Traditional Council, rose from its meeting in Abeokuta, the state capital yesterday and rejected the appointment of 75 coronet Obas by the immediate past Governor Ibikunle Amosun.

Recent Stories

Kano Disco urges tenants to verify electricity bill before renting apartment

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) on Tuesday urged potential tenants to always verify electricity bill status before renting apartments in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

Nigerian seaports to commence 24-hour operation

Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this on Tuesday in Lagos while briefing the media after the second edition of the monthly meeting of heads of maritime parastatals, held at the NIMASA headquarters.

China achieves progress in battle against cyber crimes – report

China said it has made headway in cracking down on illegal online businesses, said a report on the country’s cybersecurity in 2019.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Kwara records eight new cases of coronavirus

Kwara has recorded eight new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as at 11.45p.m on Monday, Aug 10.

Obadiah Mailafia: Serving northern governor a Boko Haram leader

Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says repentant terrorists revealed that a serving northern governor is a Boko Haram leader. Mailafia said this on ‘Morning Crossfire’ programme on Nigeria Info Abuja 95.1FM on Monday.