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31 Oct 2021
The former Governor of Lagos State and All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has congratulated the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Osuolale Akiolu, on his 78th birthday.
13 Sep 2021
The coronation ceremony of any kind in Nigeria, from the Alaafin of Oyo to the Emir of Zazzau, and from the Obi of Onitsha to the Oba of Lagos, has remained a high point of pomp and pageantry
4 Mar 2021
The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, yesterday, alleged that the #EndSARS protesters stole $2 million and N17 million from his palace.
1 Dec 2020
The Oshodi-Tapa ruling family of Lagos has reacted to a series of posting on social media by Abisoye Oshodi against the Oba of Lagos and the traditional stool in the aftermath of the #EndSARS violence.
23 Nov 2020
October 20, 2020, was a day to remember for Lagos and its traditional institutions as hoodlums and thugs invaded the 350 years old Iga Idungaran, the official residence of the incumbent Oba of Lagos
29 Oct 2020
The plundering of the Oba of Lagos’s palace in last week’s statewide riots here gnaws the mind. The sacrilege, both to the stool and Lagos cultural heritage, is condemnable in its entirety.
24 Oct 2020
After three days of rage, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babjide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, said the city-state needed healing, lamenting that the carnage it witnessed in the last few days
22 Nov 2019
It is not uncommon nowadays to find people refer to the stool of Oba of Lagos, as the Eleko of Eko, a title that delimits the expansive domain to a shrink of its original space and magnitude.
19 Nov 2019
During the Godwin Obaseki campaign for the governorship of Edo State, his fiercest opponent Mr. Ize Iyamu used to taunt him.
17 Jul 2019
Former Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has canvassed public and private participation in funding infrastructure in the country.
23 Jun 2019
The Lagos State Government says it has commenced a clinical follow-up and rehabilitation for victims of the Ita-Faji building collapse in central Lagos. Dr Titilayo Goncalves, the Permanent Secretary, State Ministry of Health, said the follow-up was to ensure that victims of the unfortunate incident recovered fully. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that…
15 May 2019
The death of Oba Olatunji Hamzat, a traditional ruler of Afowowa Sogade in Ogun State and father of the deputy governor-elect of Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, is generating some issues among members of the Lagos chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), especially from the foundation members of the party. One of the concerns surrounding…

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