Thursday, 1st June 2023


12 Mar
The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, Alli Okunmade II, yesterday, charged gubernatorial candidates of the various political parties in Oyo State to avoid bitterness and undue acrimony as they make final efforts to get the mandate of residents of the state.   Balogun stated this at his Alarere residence while playing host to the gubernatorial…
2 Mar
Leaders of pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, in Ondo State, have expressed confidence that the president-elect, Bola Tinubu, will entrench real federalism in the country.
5 Jan
One of the family compound title holders in Ibadanland (Mogaji), Chief Waheed Gbolagade Kosoko, Mogaji Kosoko Family, has been stripped of the title and ordered never to parade himself as one anymore. This was contained in a letter dated December 27, 2022 and signed by Secretary of the Olubadan Advisory Council, Mr. Kamorudeen Liasu. According…
29 Dec
The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Olalekan Balogun, Alli Okunmade II; two medical professionals - Dr. Saheed Ademola and Dr. Kolawole Ilesanmi – and the Chief Executive Officer of a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Fortunate Michael Charity Foundation...
12 Dec
Obi promises to prioritise interests of states The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, Alli Okunmade II, at the weekend, demanded that Ibadan State should be created if the Labour Party (LP) wins the 2023 presidential election through the candidatures of Peter Obi and his vice, Datti Ahmed. The Olubadan, who spoke through the Otun…
18 Oct 2022
The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Olalekan Balogun, Alli Okunmade II, has said that all governorship candidates in Oyo State in the 2023 polls are his children, saying that there must not be any altercation among them because of politics.
9 Oct 2022
The new Archbishop of Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province, The Most Rev. Abiodun Taiwo Olaoye and Mama Ibadan Province, Mrs. Theresa Omolara Olaoye, recently visited the Commissioner of Police, Osun State, Mr. Adewale Olokode and the Superintendent of Police, Mrs. Opalola Yemisi Olawoyin.
2 Oct 2022
The Paramount Ruler of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, will tomorrow host the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun.
22 Sep 2022
The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, Alli Okunmade II, has urged family heads (Mogajis) and heads of villages (Baales) to be proactive in handling security matters in their respective domains.
2 Sep 2022
The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, Alli Okunmade II, yesterday, lauded the Federal Government on aging policy, which gave birth to National Senior Citizens Centre (NSCC), describing it as a long overdue policy.
14 Aug 2022
The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, yesterday, participated in theyearly Ali Iwo Royal Day in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. He joined the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Olalekan Balogun
29 Jul 2022
The Palace of Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, Alli Okunmade II, has flayed the writer of a report claiming that the monarch had been in and out of hospital in recent times.


5 mins ago
The immediate past Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has commended Non-Career Ambassadors for their transformative relationship between Nigeria and their host countries.
19 mins ago
A foremost Yoruba leader and Chairman of Yoruba Self-determination Movement (YSDM), Prof. Banji Akintoye, has congratulated President Bola Tinubu on his assumption of office as the 16th President of Nigeria.
31 mins ago
The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has enlightened school pupils on rules and regulations in traffic management in the state. General Manager, LASTMA, Bolaji Oreagba, while addressing pupils and children of Kids Court School, Surulere, Lagos, who visited the agency, charged them to be good traffic ambassadors and agents of change to their families,…
38 mins ago
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday denied a report that it devalued the Naira to N631 to the dollar. CBN tweeted a graphical image with "fake news" to debunk a report by Daily Trust suggesting that it devalued the Naira. Daily Trust reported that at the resumption of the weekly bidding for foreign…
40 mins ago
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged ground-handling companies to prioritise effectively staff recruitment and retention, consistent implementation of global standards, and automation of operations.