Olubadan of Ibadan
COVID-19: Olubadan bans masqueraders’, orders stay at home rituals
The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has banned masqueraders’ dance to his palace and to other chiefs during the 2020 Egungun Festival due to COVID-19 requirements.
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…
Tension as Olubadan gives minister chieftaincy title
There was heavy presence of security agents, yesterday, as the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, installed the Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu as the Agbaakin Fiwajoye of Ibadan land at his Popoyemoja Palace, Ibadan.
'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.
Ibadan leaders allege threat to lives over support for Olubadan
Some Ibadan mogajis (family heads) have alleged threat to their lives over their support for Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, who is opposed to the review of Olubadan Declaration by the state government.
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.
Suspense in Ibadan monarchy, as crises linger
The controversy that trailed the review of Olubadan declaration by Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi and the protracted face-off between Oba Saliu Adetunji and members of Olubadan-in- council...
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.