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Alake of Egbaland

28 Jul 2019
For the foremost historian, Emeritus Prof Anthony Asiwaju, the supremacy tussle between the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Gbadebo Adedotun and Olota of Ota, Oba Abdulkadir Obalanlege within the current kingship system, is uncalled for, just as he traced the historical relationship of the two Yoruba settlements. Muyiwa Adeyemi reports.
1 Jun 2019
Alake of Egbaland, Oba Michael Adedotun Gbadebo has urged the Olota of Ota, Oba Abdulkabir Adeyemi Obalanlege to desist from taking actions that would disturb the peace of the state. There has been dispute between the duo over who reigns over the Aworis and which of them has the legal authority to install Kings and…
6 Mar 2019
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that his criticism of government is to keep leaders on their toes. He was reacting to the admonition of the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo...
9 Jun 2018
The Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring the late Chief Moshood Abiola as winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election and also honoured him by declaring June 12 as Democracy Day. As an Egba man, Abiola was one of high chiefs. Speaking to journalists at his Ake,…
28 Apr 2018
The Alake and Paramount ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo and the Diocesan Bishop of Egba Anglican Communion, Rev. Emmanuel Oludaisi Adekunle, yesterday, condemned the recent incessant killings in the country by suspected Fulani herdsmen, especially in Benue other States and called for God’s immediate intervention. They spoke in Abeokuta the Ogun State capital at…
1 Jan 2018
The Alake of Egbaland in Ogun State, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, yesterday sought for a united country.
4 Sep 2017
The initiative, which is the first of its kind, also requires royal fathers offering prayers and share well-wishing messages with focus on peace, progress and prosperity of the land on social media platforms.
1 Jun 2017
The monarch in whose domain, the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) is located, appealed to the federal government to have a rethink on the matter.
27 Feb 2017
The Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, has posited that agriculture remained the surest way out of recession for Nigeria.
18 Nov 2016
As native customs gradually take a backseat with the advancement of modern trends, the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, has reiterated the call for traditional ...


Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has urged traditional rulers in the state to be mindful of what they say and the people they honour with chieftaincy titles not to bring the royal institution into disrepute.
The persistent free-fall of the naira is an indication that none of the interventions being applied by the monetary authorities has worked. Otherwise, there would have been some respite for the beleaguered currency, even minimally.
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As the Federal Government, in Abuja, harped on diversification of foreign exchange sources through export of manufacturing products yesterday investors in the country’s manufacturing value...
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A Federal High Court, Lagos has dismissed the suit filed by the Industrial and General Insurance Plc (IGI) against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and seven others...
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Niger State government has renewed commitment to partner with the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) to improve rail transportation and reduce movement of trucks on the roads.