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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 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.
The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Tuesday reported the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, to President Muhammadu Buhari.
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.
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.
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.
A lecturer has been dismissed from his post at one of Nigeria's leading universities for promising a female student higher marks in exchange for sex.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday called on parents, organisations and government agencies to increase investment in children to ensure their uninterrupted development for a meaningful future.
A section of the Akure central market, located close to the palace of the Deji of Akure was, on Thursday, gutted by fire.
Nigeria U17 coach Manu Garba has warned that the Super Eagles must keep the ball on the ground if they want to get a positive result against Iceland Friday
The 17th Matriculation Ceremony of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has been scheduled for Saturday, June 23, 2018.
Lord Sugar has been criticised for an "unhelpful and ignorant" tweet comparing Senegal's World Cup team to sellers on the "beach in Marbella".
Spain players are rallying behind goalkeeper David De Gea as they prepare for their second group game at the World Cup against Iran in Kazan on Wednesday.
Rivers Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and Dr Dakuku Peterside, the Director General of Nigerian Maritme and Safety Agency, NIMASA, have sharply disagreed on the credibility of government elections conducted by the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC) across the state on Saturday.
The Kaduna State Universal Basic Education says it will conclude the recruitment of 13,665 primary teachers for the public primary schools by the end of June.
Free-scoring Russia's World Cup dream continued with an emphatic 3-1 victory over Egypt in their second Group A match in St. Petersburg on Tuesday.