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Olubadan bars masqueraders from visiting high chiefs

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Sunday proclaimed that no traditional masqueraders in the city must visit any of the high chiefs whose elevation by the Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi to obaship status triggered controversies and legal actions.

Olubadan opposes Governor Ajimobi over approval given to 48 kings

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has kicked against the approval granted by the Oyo State Government to 48 traditional leaders in the state to start wearing crowns and coronets.

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.

Oba Saliu Adetunji loses wife

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Thursday lost one of his queens, Olori Kudirat Aduke.

Removal threat: Ibadan high chiefs are year-end entertainers – Olubadan

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Tuesday said the 21 Ibadan kings acted out of ignorance by threatening to recommend his (Olubadan) removal.

I don’t need high chiefs endorsement to install chiefs – Olubadan

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Thursday stated that he did not need the endorsement of the high chiefs before conferring honorary traditional titles on recipients.

I prefer being Olubadan to governor – Rashidi Ladoja

A former governor of Oyo State, High Chief Rashidi Ladoja, has disclosed that he would not contest the 2019 governorship election in the state.

No peace meeting until gunmen are produced – Ibadan Mogajis

The CCII had said that a truce meeting was underway after a panel was constituted to meet with Ajimobi, the Osi Olubadan of Ibadan land, Rashidi Ladoja, and the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji.

Ibadan family heads dare Ajimobi to remove Olubadan

The Authentic Mogajis (family heads) in Ibadanland on Friday evening decried what it called “unguarded verbal assaults” on the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, by the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi.

Court adjourns Olubadan, Ladoja’s cases against Ajimobi

The Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan has adjourned the two cases separately instituted against the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, and others by the Osi Olubadan of Ibadan land, High Chief Rashidi Ladoja, and the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, until October 11, 2017.

My gentility isn’t cowardice – Ajimobi tells Olubadan

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

I was target of Olubadan palace gun attack – Ladoja

The Osi Olubadan of Ibadan land and former governor of Oyo State, Chief Rashidi Ladoja, on Wednesday, alleged that the gunmen that stormed the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Monday, came to kill him.

Olubadan sues Ajimobi, 23 others over Ibadan Chieftaincy review

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.

Ibadan Mogajis urge Olubadan to install new chiefs

The Council of Authentic Ibadan Mogajis on Sunday visited the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, in his palace, where they implored him to put the crisis surrounding the installation of 21 new Ibadan kings by the state government behind him and perform his traditional duty of installation of new Mogajis (family heads).

Ladoja faults Ajimobi over N100m Olubadan coronation spending

A former governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, has faulted the state Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, over his claim that the coronation of the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, cost the state N100m.

Ibadan new kings distance selves from Ladoja’s suit

The elevated high chiefs held their first meeting on Wednesday and dissociated themselves from the decision of the Osi Olubadan of Ibadan land, Chief Rashidi Ladoja, to challenge the installation of 21 new kings in Ibadan in court.

Ibadan indigenes support new kings – CCII

The Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes on Tuesday said 90 per cent of Ibadan indigenes were in support of the enthronement of 21 new kings by Governor Abiola Ajimobi.

Don’t drag me into partisan politics – Olubadan replies Ajimobi

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has told the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, not to drag him into “petty partisan politics,” saying that he is a monarch and not a politician.

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