Oba Saliu Adetunji
Olubadan allays fears over installation of new Iyalode
The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has allayed fears over the delay in the installation of Chief Theresa Oyekanmi as the substantive Iyalode of Ibadanland.
Buhari greets Olubadan at 90
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on his 90th birthday anniversary today.
Ibadan: Olubadan, new Obas crisis worsens
The republican nature of the age-long Ibadan kingship system is on trial. And the elders of the ancient town are sharply divided on how to resolve the face-off between the Olubadan of Ibadan...
New monarchs threaten to depose Olubadan over chieftaincy declaration review
The newly installed 21 monarchs in Ibadan yesterday gave the Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji 21-day ultimatum to support the chieftaincy declaration review by Governor Abiola Ajimobi or be deposed. At a press conference in Ibadan, the monarchs led by Otun Olubadan, Oba Lekan Balogun said they issued final note of caution to Oba Adetunji whose…
Ajimobi says Olubadan has no right to challenge installation of 21 Obas
The governor and 23 others had been dragged to the court by the monarch over the review of the declaration and installation of 21 new Obas in the town by the governor.
Suspected gunmen invade Olubadan’s palace
There was pandemonium in the Popoyemoja palace of Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, yesterday, as gunmen invaded the place forcing people that came for the installation of some Baales to run for their lives.
Ibadan new monarchs: More worries over increased expenditure
The first official outing of some of the Baales elevated to become Obas in Ibadan, by Governor Abiola Ajimobi, did not betray public expectations that they would need a lot of financial support for their new-found status.
Olubadan declares new monarchs as ‘fake'
The monarch described the beaded crowns given to the new monarchs by the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi as “mere carton,” and implored them to wait for their turns before wearing the crown.