Olubadan accuses new monarchs of blackmail
The crisis between Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji and the newly-installed monarchs deepened yesterday as the Olubadan threatened legal action against the new Obas for blackmail and denigration of institution he represents.
Olubadan-in-Council crisis deepens as new high chiefs blast Olubadan
The frosty relationship between the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, and members of Olubadan-in-Council, which appeared to have subsided, resurfaced, yesterday...
Olubadan, new monarchs bicker over dropping of crowns
The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji and new monarchs coronated by Ajimobi government have disagreed over the status of the new monarchs.While the Olubadan in a statement claimed that “the three-year- old crisis that rocked Ibadan chieftaincy system ...
Ibadan: Glimmer of hope as Olubadan, new kings close ranks
The resolve of members of Olubadan-in-Council and Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji to sheath their swords and allow the court decide the legality or otherwise of the review of the 1959 Olubadan Chieftaincy laws....
Olubadan advocates less emphasis on certificates
Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has tasked stakeholders in the education sector to evolve a mechanism that will de-emphasise paper qualification, to stem unemployment in the country.
Tension as Olubadan set for final showdown with Ajimobi Obas
The seemingly never-ending royal rumbles in Ibadan have deepened, as the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji is set for a final showdown with the newly crowned members of Olubadan-in-Council.
Ajimobi, Ladoja in warm embrace at Olubadan’s 90th birthday
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and former governor Rashidi Ladoja yesterday put aside their estranged relationship as they warmly embraced each other at the 90th birthday of Olubadan of Ibadanland, Saliu Adetunji.
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…
My ambition is to become Olubadan, not governor, says Ladoja
Former governor of Oyo State, High Chief Rashidi Ladoja, yesterday, disclosed that his ambition is to become Olubadan of Ibadanland and not aspiring to rule Oyo State again as governor.
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.