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18 Sep 2018
A Lokoja high court has struck out the case challenging the appointment of Solomon Owoniyi as the Obaro-elect of Kabba and chairman, Okun Traditional Council (the Yoruba-speaking people of Kogi State). Mokelu, Ajinuhi and Ajibohokun, the three ruling houses, had rejected the appointment of Owoniyi, describing it as political. The Ilajo royal family had approached…
9 Sep 2018
Ahead of his coronation, the newly appointed Obaro of Kabba,┬áHis Royal Majesty, Oba Solomon Dele Owoniyi has been presented his instrument and paraphernalia of office, as a monarch and Chairman Okun Area Traditional Council. Special Adviser to the Governor on Local Government and Chieftainc Affairs, Hon. Abubakar Ohere, who handed over the items at the…
25 Aug 2018
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has tentatively fixed the second week of September for the installation of the new Obaro of Kabba, Solomon Owoniyi. Bello spoke in Okene during a sallah visit by the Kabba community to thank the governor for the appointment of a new traditional ruler. Bello indicated that the coronation would…
12 Aug 2018
The Kogi State High Court, sitting in Lokoja has granted an order of interlocutory injunction, restraining Chief Solomon Owoniyi from parading himself as the Obaro of Kabba. It barred Owoniyi from doing anything relating to the position of the Obaro, pending determination of the substansive motion. Justice M. M. Gwatana ordered that Kogi State government…
1 Jun 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday commiserated with the immediate family and Kabba people of Kogi State on the death of their monarch, Oba Michael Folorunsho Olobayo ...

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