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Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has assured that his government would continue to accord respect to the traditional institution in the state.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, on Friday said the full implementation of community policing will address an array of security challenges facing Nigeria.
Four followers of Sat Guru Maharaj Ji, the founder of the One Love Family sect, were injured as suspected land grabbers invaded his community on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker, House of Representatives former Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala and Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji on Friday honoured Rep. Musiliu Akinremi (APC-Ibadan North) in Ibadan.
The embattled members of the Olubadan-in-Council have taken the crisis rocking the Ibadan traditional institution to a new level as they launched fresh allegations against Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Sunday.
Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar has disclosed that without good governance and justice, it would be difficult to have peace and security in the country.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has said that Yoruba kings and chiefs who indulge in clubbing, smoking, drinking and other untoward behaviour are not worthy of honour and any respect.
Chief Adegboyega Adegoke, an energy expert and Chief Wasiu Ajimobi, brother of former Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, were among the 14 newly promoted chiefs by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji.
The Balogun Ndigbo of Ibadanland and Oyo State, High Chief Alloysious Obi, has charged Igbos in the Southwest to ensure a healthy relationship with their host communities, stating that they owed it a duty to be good ambassadors of the Igbo nation.
Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, on Monday, told the Inspector General of Police, Mohammad Adamu that Yoruba people in the diaspora were now afraid to come home because of the problems of insecurity in the region.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has expressed his administration’s readiness to promote Arts and Culture in the state to make it a source of foreign currency, vowing not to spare resources towards achieving the goal.
The new kings, yesterday, vowed that they would only return to the Olubadan’s palace if they are accorded due recognition as obas and not as high chiefs.
There were indications on Thursday that the military had yet to get an order on the deployment of troops in the South-West to tackle killer herdsmen.
The Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has said what the Yoruba descendants need to do to achieve development that could replicate giant strides of era of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, is to forge unity.
Olympic Marseille manager Andre Villas-Boas says the Ligue 1 club are not interested in Nigeria forward Emmanuel Dennis.
The governorship election in Edo State begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.
Nigerian government announces N75 billion support for 1.7 million residents, businesses from Sept 21
Mariam Katagum, Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, has confirmed that the federal government will provide financial support for 1.7 million business entities and individuals.
Although the situation does not suggest the likelihood of violence, there is a massive security presence in cities, town and villages. With total compliance with restriction movement across the state, the processes of making the election peaceful and credible is uninterrupted.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 221 new infections of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has commended the signing of the Nigeria Police Bill 2020 into law by President Buhari.
The Southern Kaduna Peace Summit has stressed the urgent need for leaders at all levels of government to avoid taking sides and be impartial judges on any issue that has to do with the crisis in the Southern part of the state.
Messi, who asked to leave only a few weeks ago, will wear the armband next season. Something he has done ever since Andres Iniesta left the club.
Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed as a hero in a Hollywood movie about Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, appeared in a Rwandan court amid tight security on Monday, where prosecutors are expected to formally charge him and hear his plea.
Nigerian authorities should immediately release journalist Ime Sunday Silas, drop the charges against him, and reform the country’s cybercrime act to ensure it is not used against the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.