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Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration
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.
The Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has vowed that the state will appeal against the judgment of an Ibadan High Court which sets aside the review of the 1957 Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration and Other Related Chieftaincies.
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 Tuesday reported the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, to President Muhammadu Buhari.
As seen in the suit made available, the Olubadan is also seeking an order setting aside the installation of the kings done on Sunday 27th August, 2017 made pursuant to gazette No 14 and 15 of volume 42 of 23rd and 24th August 2017.
The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, says he has no hand whatsoever in the proposed coronation of High Chiefs slated for Sunday at Mapo Hall by Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Ondo State on Thursday destroyed drugs weighing 110,542 tonnes.
Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says president Muhammadu Buhari will lose if the 2019 election is free and fair.
The police said on Thursday that they would ensure synergy with other security agencies in providing adequate security during the September 22 governorship poll in Osun.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for home-grown technologies, innovations and creative ideas that would assist the country in solving its challenges.
Former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, on Thursday said that since ex-Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola and himself left the government in 2010 and 2007 respectively in Osun and Oyo, there had been no good governance in both states.
The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, has asked all contestants for the primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state to prepare for free, fair and credible processes as the party prepares to select its candidates for the forthcoming 2019 elections.
Senate President Bukola Saraki has visited the victims of the inferno in Lafia which claimed 18 lives and properties worth millions.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday returned to Abuja from China where he attended the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit.
The Anambra State caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has opted for consensus mode for the choice of its candidates for the 2019 general election.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti on Wednesday described as suspicious and diversionary the offer by the outgoing governor, Ayodele Fayose, to voluntarily surrender himself to the EFCC on the day he would be vacating office.