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Ahead of the 2019 polls, Afenifere chieftain, Sen. Femi Okurounmu, has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies not to compromise the general elections by displaying ‘needless partisanship’.
Members of the Olubadan-in-Council who have been elevated from ‘High Chiefs’ to beaded-crown wearing monarchs have accused the Osi Olubadan of Ibadanland and former governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, as the mastermind of the crisis rocking the Olubadan chieftaincy system since the middle of 2017.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on his 90th birthday anniversary, 26th August, 2018.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Monday in Ibadan, the state capital presented new cars to 36 traditional rulers across the state.
The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has stopped this year’s masquerade dance for Ibadan high chiefs.
The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, has described the third term story credited to him on the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, as the misrepresentation of a parable.
The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has said that the ‘unprecedented’ achievements of the Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, qualify him for another term in office were it not for constitutional impediment that restricts governors to two terms in office.
The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Sunday said the chieftaincy review done by the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, was reversible.
The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, and two others were on Saturday in Ibadan conferred with chieftaincy titles by the Olubadan of Ibadan, Saliu Adetunji.
A former governor of Oyo State, High Chief Rashidi Ladoja, has disclosed that he would not contest the 2019 governorship election in the state.
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 Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje-Ogungunniso 1, has reacted to the recent coronation of new obas in Ibadanland saying that he opposed the Olubadan Chieftaincy reform because the process leading to it was faulty.
Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Prof. Charles Dokubo, has warned contractors who have been awarded jobs for the Presidential Amnesty Programme to implement the contracts in line with the terms of agreement or risk losing them.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government’s fight against corruption is on course and that all monies returned to government by those who looted public treasury will be judiciously utilised to develop the country.
The International Criminal Court on Wednesday dashed Ivory Coast ex-president Laurent Gbagbo's hopes of a swift release following his acquittal on charges of crimes against humanity.
Ethiopia has deployed soldiers against an armed faction of a recently-legalised opposition group that is robbing banks and attacking residents in the country’s remote west, the government said Wednesday.
Chelsea are open to offering former goalkeeper Petr Cech a role at the club after he retires from playing at the end of the season.
The Plateau State Police Command says it has declared thirteen more suspects wanted in connection with the death of a former Army Chief of Administration, General Mohammed Alkali, who was killed and his corpse discovered in an abandoned well in Jos South Local Government Area of the state in 2018.
Zimbabweans reacted with outrage Sunday to a sharp rise in the price of fuel announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in a move to improve supplies as the country struggles with its worst gasoline shortages in a decade.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as a “mafia organisation”, vowing to privatise it if elected.
The lawmaker representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Senator Buruji Kashamu, yesterday, called on the Police to hold the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, “for breach of public peace and safety should there be a breakdown of law and order in Ogun State” ahead of the 2019 general election.
Prof. Pat Utomi, a renowned political economist, on Wednesday decried poor funding of researches and the under usage of its outcomes for socioeconomic benefits.