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3 Jan
The need for clearly defined constitutional roles for traditional rulers has been stressed. This is contained in an eight point communiqué issued by participants at the end of a one-day seminar for traditional rulers, stakeholders and institutions in Asaba, Delta State.
4 Jul 2021
The crowd at the coronation ceremony of the 15th Emir of Kano, Alh Aminu Ado Bayero, yesterday, was taken aback and temporarily confused, as two powerful emissaries came to deliver different messages
4 Jun 2021
By It gives me great pleasure to welcome Your Royal Highness, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero and your entourage to the ancient kingdom of Benin.
4 Dec 2020
The Olugbon of Orile Igbon, Ogbomosho, and Vice Chairman, Oyo State Council of Obas, Oba Francis Alao, has said traditional rulers had an important role to play in national development, which can only happen when they speak truth to power.
27 Aug 2020
He plotted a coup with the 13 Traditional Rulers. With money, he got them cheap. He got them to rebel against the Governor.
25 Jul 2020
Few days after Prince Arthur Eze, accused the Anambra State government of shortchanging traditional rulers in the state, the government has continued to breath down on some monarchs for refusing to endorse its zoning plan.
7 Jun 2019
Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu has attributed his achievements in the last four years to the support of traditional rulers in the state. He stated this yesterday while receiving the four emirs with their subjects to Government House, Brinin-Kebbi for a Sallah visit, adding that his achievements were based on the advised from the royal…
20 Aug 2018
The Adamawa Government has cancelled its usual Sallah homage to traditional rulers and other stakeholders in the state for this year due to insecurity and emergencies created by flooding. The state Commissioner for Information, Mr Ahmad Sajo, said this in a statement issued in Yola on Monday. According to the commissioner, this year’s homage was…
9 Aug 2018
The secretary to the Ajara Vetho Kingdom, High Chief Gbefa 1 Paul Ajo, has advised traditional rulers to shun politics but rather focus more on programmes and activities that will lead to the development of their communities. Ajo made this known in an interview with The Guardian at the inauguration of Baale in Council and Elder Committee…
3 Jun 2018
Three First Class traditional rulers decided to mark this year’s Children’s Day with pomp and pageantry to uplift the spirit of teachers, parents and their children. From Ile-Ife to Iwo town and to Oke-Ila, all in Osun State, the story was almost the same. While the Arole Oodua and Ooni of Ife Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja…
18 Feb 2018
The Emir of Maradun in Zamfara, Alhaji Garba Tambari, says some traditional rulers across the country have resolved to ensure the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election. Tambari stated this when he fielded questions from newsmen after paying a condolence visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina State, on Sunday.…
9 Feb 2018
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has directed traditional rulers to collate data on herdsmen operating in the state for easy identification and maintenance of peace. Umahi, who gave the order on Friday in Abakaiki at a meeting with traditional rulers and miners in the state, noted that the data should include herdsmen’s names, location and…


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An Ado-Ekiti High Court has sentenced four men, Babangida Amodu, 25, Oluwafemi Ibrahim, 20, Ojo Ayodele, 25, and Okunato Dada, 20, convicted of armed robbery and murder, to die by hanging.
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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and other stakeholders to step up efforts toward breaking illicit drug supply and distribution chains. Osinbajo was the Special Guest of Honour at the United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking on Monday at the State House Banquet…
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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Monday in Abuja warned owners of plots in Apo-Dutse Scrap market to develop their lands in one month or risk revocation. Mr Ikharo Attah, the Senior Special Assistant on Monitoring, Inspection and Enforcement to the FCT Minister, issued the warning during a meeting with the Association of Apo-Dutse…