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Masqueraders defy Olubadan, visit new kings

Ibadan masqueraders have defied an order of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso I, that they should not dance for new kings in the city, during the ongoing masquerade festival.

PDP accuses Governor Ajimobi of fanning embers of discord

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.

Court fixes date for judgment in Senator Ladoja’s case challenging Olubadan reform

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.

Ibadan chieftaincy crisis deepens as Olubadan gets deposition notice

The Ibadan Council of Obas has issued a 21-day deposition notice to the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, accusing him of acts unbecoming of his office as the paramount ruler of the ancient town.

Governor Ajimobi reports Olubadan, Senator Ladoja to President Buhari over chieftaincy crisis

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Tuesday reported the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Reform will deepen traditional governance in Ibadan – govt

Oyo State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Bimbo Kolade, has reiterated that the recent reform carried out in the Ibadan Traditional leadership structure will only enhance the status of Olubadan and deepen traditional governance in the ancient city.

I’ve enough reasons but I won’t depose Olubadan – Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has said he will not depose or sanction the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, despite having enough reasons to do so.

I have no intention to depose Olubadan – Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has said that he had no plans of deposing the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, no matter the level of provocation and opposition to the recent installation of new obas in Ibadanland.

Why I crowned many kings in Ibadan – Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has explained why he crowned many kings in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Sunday, August 27, 2017.

Gov. Ajimobi installs 21 new Ibadan kings in one day

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Sunday presented staffs of office to 21 new kings in Ibadan, the state capital.

Ajimobi presents staffs of office to new Ibadan kings

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Sunday presented staff of office to the 21 new kings in Ibadan.

Gov. Ajimobi celebrates Olubadan at 89

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Saturday congratulated the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, as he turned 89, praying God to renew his strength and continue to grant him peaceful reign.

Ibadan to crown 30 kings in one day

Ibadan, capital of Oyo state, will witness the biggest coronation event in its history on Sunday as Gov. Abiola Ajimobi will crown 30 kings in one fell swoop.

Ibadan to have 32 Obas as Olubadan retains paramount rulership

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.

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