Following the advice of Governor Seyi Makinde to the Oyo Messi, the Kingmakers, to expedite action on the succession arrangement of the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, who passed on Friday, the race to succeed the late monarch began yesterday.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has passed away. He 'joined his ancestors' at the age of 83, after almost 52 years on the throne – and as the longest-reigning Alaafin of all-time. According to reports, Alaafin Adeyemi passed away in the late hours of Friday at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado…
17 Dec 2021
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Friday, warned land grabbers and illegal miners in the state, describing their operations as dangerous.
15 Dec 2020
A coalition of South-West politicians loyal to National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, under the aegis of South-West Agenda for 2023 (SWAG4 2023), yesterday, visited the Olubadan of Ibadan....
29 Mar 2020
Although the 1999 Constitution did not prescribe any roles for traditional rulers, yet, they perform certain roles in their respective domains. The Royal Fathers are expected to mediate between subjects and the government, as well as maintain peace and order.
14 Jan 2020
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, yesterday said Yoruba monarchs who club, smoke and drink do not deserve honours and should not be accorded any respect.
29 May 2018
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has lamented the unregulated ecosystem in the country.He spoke at the 2018 Nigerian National Merit Award Award Winners’ Lecture at Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan.Professor Emeritus, Seth Sunday Ajayi, delivered the lecture entitled: “Refocusing the attention of the Federal Government of Nigeria
25 Oct 2017
The belief is that the Kakanfo would not die a peaceful death. However, it is on record that Ojo Aburumaku, who succeeded Kurumi as Kakanfo, died peacefully in his home at Ogbomoso.
15 Oct 2016
Former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Saturday, said the solution to the Nigeria’s challenges was for the citizenry to unite and collectively evolve solution to the problems.