Oluwo of Iwoland, HRM Oba Akanbi Strips Ogundokun Of Titles

Oluwo of Iwoland, HRM Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi, Telu I, has stripped Mr Abiola Ogundokun of all traditional titles conferred on him by the Iwoland Traditional Council   Ogundokun is an indigene of Iwo and a former National Publicity Secretary of defunct National Party of Nigeria   The withdrawal of the titles was announced by … Continue reading Oluwo of Iwoland, HRM Oba Akanbi Strips Ogundokun Of Titles

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Oba Of Lagos Rebuffs Ooni Of Ife: Appraising The Aftereffects

By Omoshola Deji   Civilisation and modern forms of governance have drastically diminished the power and authority of monarchs. Fading, not faded, our hidden admiration for primordial values sustains the influence of monarchs on government and the governed. Monarchs currently have no constitutional role, but their grassroots prominence generates patronage from virtually all holders of … Continue reading Oba Of Lagos Rebuffs Ooni Of Ife: Appraising The Aftereffects

Afenifere, Agbekoya, Okurounmu, Others Blast Akiolu For Snubbing Ooni

The President-General of the Agbekoya Farmers Association in Nigeria, Chief Aremu Okikiola, has called on the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, to respect the Yoruba traditional hierarchy instead of debasing it.   Oba Akiolu snubbed the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi at a public in Lagos on Tuesday when the … Continue reading Afenifere, Agbekoya, Okurounmu, Others Blast Akiolu For Snubbing Ooni

EFCC taking anti-corruption campaign to universities, says Magu

Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the commission will soon launch its anti-corruption programme in universities.   Magu who made this known on Wednesday said that the anti-corruption programme would be similar to that of “Women Against Corruption”.   “We are already talking with the universities; we are looking … Continue reading EFCC taking anti-corruption campaign to universities, says Magu

BREAKING: Ooni Says “I’ll Continue To Respect Oba Akiolu”

The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja ll has said he will not stop to accord Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, respect despite snubbing him at a social function on Tuesday.   The foremost traditional ruler in Yorubaland said he was not perturbed by Akiolu’s action. He said he is … Continue reading BREAKING: Ooni Says “I’ll Continue To Respect Oba Akiolu”

Nigerians Condemn Oba Akiolu Over Disrespect For The Ooni of Ife

Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Aremu Akiolu, recently, humiliated his throne and proved he is a big nuisance who has no respect for Yoruba race and what we as a (Yoruba)Nation stands for by refusing to acknowledge the warm greetings of the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi at a public … Continue reading Nigerians Condemn Oba Akiolu Over Disrespect For The Ooni of Ife

Should FG Introduce Death Penalty For Corruption?

Mr. Kehinde Eleja (A Senior Advocate of Nigeria) There is no doubt that corruption is a very heinous crime which is largely responsible for most of the problems confronting Nigeria today. From that perspective, it should attract most serious sanctions under our laws. But looking at the global trend, efforts now seem to be shifting … Continue reading Should FG Introduce Death Penalty For Corruption?

$5.9m Account: EFCC Withdraws Application Against Patience Jonathan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has withdrawn its application to stop Patience Jonathan from accessing her Skye Bank account. The EFCC had filed an application asking the court stay the execution of an order which had on April 6 unfrozen the account that had a balance of $5.9m.   Counsel for the EFCC, Mr. … Continue reading $5.9m Account: EFCC Withdraws Application Against Patience Jonathan

I Was At First Embarrassed To See Elders Bow Before Me –25-Year-Old Obi Of Issele-Uku

Obi of Issele-Uku (Oligbo) Kingdom in Delta State, His Royal Majesty, Obi Nduka Ezeagwuna, in this interview with OVIE OKPARE speaks about life before and after ascension to the throne of his forefathers and the custom and tradition in his kingdom   Even though you did not know that you would ascend this thrown so … Continue reading I Was At First Embarrassed To See Elders Bow Before Me –25-Year-Old Obi Of Issele-Uku

Adieu Adeleke, The Man Who Gave IBB Sleepless Nights Over Abiola’s Mandate

I believe that only God Almighty shall decide my political future both in Osun state and Nigeria.   That was Isiaka Adeleke’s response to a question on his interest in contesting the 2018 governorship election in Osun state.   Until his death on Sunday, the two-term senator and first civilian governor of Osun, was the … Continue reading Adieu Adeleke, The Man Who Gave IBB Sleepless Nights Over Abiola’s Mandate