Buhari mourns Daura matriarch, condoles with monarch, others
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed condolences to his Daura kinsmen over the demise of Mairo Daura, the wife of the emir’s elder brother.
Attah Igala, Kogi monarch dies at 72
The paramount ruler of Igala Kingdom, the Attah Igala, Michael Idakwo Ameh-Oboni 11, died yesterday after a brief illness. He was aged 72 years.
Monarchs back South South governors on measures against insecurity
Monarchs under the aegis of Delta North Traditional Rulers Forum (DNTRF) have backed South-South governors in their bid to tackle insecurity in the region.
Land grabbers sack monarch, landlords, tenants from Osun communities
Hundreds of residents of Omu-Ilase and Koka communities of Obokun Local Government Council of Osun State have been rendered homeless after they were sacked by some armed land grabbers.
Lady Zamar Releases 20 Track Sophomore Album ‘Monarch’
After the rapid success of her debut solo album ‘King Zamar’ back in 2017, South African singer and songwriter, Lady Zamar is back with her second studio album, ‘Monarch’. The 20-track body of work features an upbeat blend of South African house and contemporary pop music. The album includes previous hit single, ‘This is Love’…
Fayemi presents staff of office to new Ekiti monarch
Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has presented the Instrument of Appointment and Staff of Office to the new Alaaye of Oke Ayedun Ekiti, Oba Olufemi Aribisala. Performing the official presentation to the new monarch at Oke Ayedun in Ikole Local Government Area, Fayemi called on the traditional institution to partner his administration in ensuring…
Igwe Umenyiora… The Making of a quintessential monarch
It’S not every time that you find a traditional ruler outside his chieftaincy regalia. No matter how casual he decides to go, you will always find an emblem of royalty on him; if it’s not the traditional beads, it’s the red cap. But on this day, it was a rare experience to see HRM Igwe…
Abductors of monarch’s wife, driver demand N20m ransom
Two days after the wife of a traditional ruler, the Alauga of Auga-Akoko, in Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State, Mrs. Olukemi Agunloye, was kidnapped, the abductors have contacted the family to demand N20 million ransom. The victim, alongside her driver, was abducted between Auga-Akoko and Ise-Akoko on Sunday morning while on…
Delta monarch, Chukwuka Okonjo turns 90
Father of the former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Prof. Chukwuka Okonjo, will on Thursday, June 21, turn 90 years. Okonjo is the traditional ruler of Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State and author of over 100 articles and books including “University Tertiary Education for All”, a 2017 publication by Safari Books. The academia was crowned Obi…
Ekiti monarch seeks FG’s assistance to rebuild burnt student’s hostel
The traditional ruler of Efon-Alaaye Ekiti, Oba Emmanuel Aladejare, has asked the Federal Government to help rebuild the burnt hostel of the Federal Girls College (FGC), whose students now suffer as a result of the inferno. The hostel, which accommodated no fewer than 115 students, was razed on January 9 this year, while students were receiving…