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Oluwo of Iwo

25 Sep 2020
An appeal has gone to the aggrieved kingmakers in Iwo, Osun State, to sheathe their swords and give peace a chance, as it concerns the case of the Oluwo of Iwo...
5 Mar 2020
After only five years on the throne, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwo in Osun State, has succeeded in attracting to himself a lot of wrong attention.
17 Feb 2020
The Osun government has described the face-off between the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi and the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dhikrulahi Akinropo
20 Nov 2018
Former Ghanaian President, John Dramani Mahama, and the Oluwo of Iwo, HRH Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale, are among eminent personalities to be conferred with award of honorary degrees of the Igbinedion University at the16th convocation ceremony. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, while addressing a press conference yesterday in Okada, Edo State, ahead of activities to…
18 Sep 2018
As campaigns for votes hot up, the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has urged whoever emerges victorious to run an all-inclusive government to move the state forward. The monarch gave the charge at the annual national leadership prayer held in his palace in Iwo on Sunday. The event was launched last year by…
19 Aug 2018
Last weekend, the ancient town of Iwo was agog in festivity, as the community held its yearly egungun (masquerade) festival, which attracted tourists from different parts of the world. It was a colourful spectacle at the palace of the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Adewale Akanbi where scores of masquerades were on display, dancing and…
27 May 2018
The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi has commended what he described as the unique human capacity development initiatives of Chief Ramon Adedoyin, the Maye of Ile-Ife.
22 Apr 2018
In a dramatic fashion on Thursday, April 12, 2018, the Ooni of Ife and Oluwo of Iwo resolved their differences behind closed doors, at the instance of the “Ipade Awon loba loba Omo Ooduwa” (meeting of Obas that are direct descendants of Ooduwa) Osun State Chapter. The meeting was not that of Osun State Council…
6 Jan 2017
They based their decision on the posture of the monarch and the refusal of Police Commissioner Fimihan Adeoye to arrest and make him available in court as ordered by the magistrate court in Osogbo.
2 Aug 2016
The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi, has taken delivery of a container load of hospital equipment and consumables, worth about N1.5 billion, which would be donated to the state hospital in his kingdom.
11 Jul 2016
The monarch, who was on a courtesy visit to the Lagos State Police command, urged the Federal Government to roll out special funding for the police if crime rate and terrorism must drop.


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