Olubadan of Ibadan
Alake, Obasa charge Muslims on love, Ibadan imam observes prayers
The Chief Imam of Ibadan, Abdul-Ganiyy Agbotomokekere, defied the Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA)’s directive not to observe this year’s Eid-el-Fitr and led Muslims to observe prayers yesterday. The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, was also at the praying ground in Agodi Gate area of the city. However, the Muslim Ummah…
When Ajimobi paid a condolence visit to Olubadan
If you are one those that believe all is not well between Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi and the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Olatunji, you had better forget it, as the two prominent Ibadan indigenes appear close as ever, irrespective of what might have transpired between them. Ajimobi last Thursday made a surprise visit to Olatunji on the…
'Ajimobi, Olubadan face-off to end soon'
Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi, on Wednesday said that the ongoing face-off between the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji and the state government would soon be resolved.
Ajimobi: Challenging status quo for good of all
The recent review of the Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration is another area where Governor Ajimobi has grossly been misunderstood. But, for his resilience, the fierce resistance from familiar quarters almost thwarted the exercise.
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.
Judge adjourns Olubadan’s suit against Ajimobi till November six
Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and the 21 new Obas, has adjourned till Nov. 6 hearing of the preliminary objections raised by Kunle Sobaloju, the counsel to the 12th-24th defendants.
Ajimobi denies plan to depose Olubadan
Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has said he has no plan to depose or sanction the Olubadan of Ibadanland. He said some “failed politicians” were instigating the monarch against his government.
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.