The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the residents embarked on a peaceful protest to the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji
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The annual festival is scheduled to begin on Monday (today)
The monarchs made the call in their respective palaces while receiving participants of the Senior Executive Course 40 for 2018 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru.
The government said the approval was in line with the exercise of powers conferred on the Governor by Section 28(1) of the Chiefs Law Cap 28, Vol. 1 Laws of Oyo State of Nigeria and by virtue of all other powers enabling in that behalf
The News Agency of Nigeria gathered that the twins, abducted seven days ago, were released in Lagos on Monday afternoon by the abductors after collecting a ransom of N10 million
The monarch spoke in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, while hosting hundreds of Ibadan indigenes who paid homage at his Popoyemoja palace as part of activities marking this year’s Ibadan Week
Ajimobi is serving his second term, which will come to an end on May 29, 2019
Ogundokun called on well meaning Nigerians, elders and leaders in Yorubaland to call Oluwo Akanbi to order to stop his incessant attacks and disparaging the exalted seat of the highly revered monarch of The Source
The Governor joined his predecessor, High Chief Rashidi Ladoja, who is the Osi Olubadan of Ibadanland; Justice Akintunde Boade; and other members of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the Olubadan Chieftaincy as respondents
A spokesman of the IKM, otherwise known as Egbe Bobaselu, Dr. Adams Olufemi Akewula, in a press statement after the group’s emergency meeting in Ibadan on Monday asked the affected chiefs to toe the line of Omoluabi by retracing their steps…
So also did the position affect the outcome of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up last year by Ajimobi, which eventually reviewed the 1957 Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration and other Related Chieftaincies laws in Ibadanland, leading to the controversial installation of 21 crown-wearing Obas in Ibadanland
Oyediji, of Seriki chieftaincy line, and three others are challenging the installation of Adetunji by Governor Abiola Ajimobi as the Olubadan of Ibadanland.
The governor said this in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Yomi Layinka, and made available to newsmen in Ibadan on Thursday
The Ibadan Council of Obas on Monday issued a 21-day deposition notice to the Olubadan of Ibadanland
The traditional rulers, led by Oba Lekan Balogun, the Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, gave the notice on Monday at a press conference at the Mapo Hall, Ibadan.
The minister was conferred with the title of Agbaakin Fiwajoye of Ibadanland, while Folarin and his wife were honoured with Agbaakin Maiyegun and Yeye Agbaakin Maiyegun of Ibadanland respectively.
Apparently reacting to a statement credited to two high chiefs on the proposed conferment of the honourary chieftaincy titles on deserving individuals, the frontline monarch accused the two high chiefs of contradicting themselves by saying one thing in the print media on Wednesday and another thing in the electronic media on Thursday
The group said this in a press statement in Ibadan
At the resumption of the case on Wednesday, lead counsel to the Olubadan, Niyi Ajewole, told the court that his team was served with copy of a preliminary objection filed by the defence counsel challenging the jurisdiction of the court to entertain the matter
Ibadan youths, under the aegis of Integrity Youths of Ibadanland, on October 8 had called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on Ajimobi not to depose the Olubadan in view of its security implications to the state