Culture & Tradition

In Anambra, Okija Community Invokes Ogwugwu Deity,

Monday, June 20, 2022
In view of the current security situation Anambra, Okija Community in Ihiala Local Government Area of the state, has invoked all the deities in the community for protection of the citizens as well as spiritually warfare against Unknown Gunmen and other people masterminding or perpetrating different ...

Battle For Authentic Onu Ofabo: Elder Chief Moses Okeme Wins In Court.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
A Kogi State High Court sitting in Anyigba on Tuesday, the 8th day of June, 2022, delivered judgment in a case instituted in 2020 by Elder Chief Moses Okeme, the Onu Ofabo (Ebije) against one Major Joseph Ameh Agada, Rtd. over Onu Ofabo Chieftaincy Stool. The other Defendants in the case include Ofu ...

Oyo State Government Drums Support for Ibadan International Film Festival

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Oyo State Government through its Ministry of Youths and Sports has assured premium support for the maiden edition of Ibadan International Film Festival. Commissioner of Youths and Sports, Seun Fakorede gave the assurance when he received a team of the Ibadan International Film Festival led by the ...

World Culture Day: Oyo Govt. Restates Commitment To Cultural Development 

Saturday, May 21, 2022
The Oyo State Government on Saturday restated its commitment to engendering cultural values for social stability and development in the state. The Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun said this today, in a statement commemorating the 2022 World Culture Day. ...

Alaafin: Speaker Gbajabiamila’s Installation As Aare Baasofin Suspended Till Fur

Sunday, April 24, 2022
The installation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, as the Aare Baasofin of Yorubaland (the Supreme Lawmaker of Yorubaland) has been suspended over the death of Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo. This development was contained in a statement by the Special ...

Lagos Emir Appoints Pr Specialist As “santuraki” 

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
The Emir of Kuje Amuwo/Oriade Emirate Council, Alhaji Sulaiman Rabiu has turbaned Public Relations specialist, Muhammed Haruna as San Turaki (meaning a close confidant loved by the Emirate council) in effort to strengthen the relations with the kingdom. Speaking at the turbaning ceremony in Lagos ...

Oba Lekan Balogun, the Olubadan of Ibadan To Promote Nine Chiefs Today

Friday, March 25, 2022
Oba Lekan Balogun, the Olubadan of Ibadan will today promote nine chiefs in the Balogun line to fill the vacancies existing in the Ibadan Traditional Council. The ceremony is expected to hold at the ancestral Aliiwo Palace of the Olubadan. Six senior chiefs will be promoted, today, along with ...

You Committed Sacrilege, I Give You 7 Days to Apologise —Awka Monarch Tells Obia

Saturday, March 19, 2022
Obi of Awka Ancient Kingdom, His Imperial Majesty, the Eze Uzu 111 of Awka, Obi Austin Ndigwe has given the wife of the immediate-past governor of Anambra State, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano seven days to tender unreserved public apology for fighting the wife of late Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Ambassado ...

Governor Seyi Makinde Presents Staff of Office to Lekan Balogun as New Olubadan

Friday, March 11, 2022
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has presented the staff of office to Oba Lekan Balogun as the new Olubadan of Ibadanland. The governor made this historic development during the new monarch rsquo;s coronation ceremony held today in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The event was graced by many ...

New Olubadan: Oyo Markets, Roads To Be Shut Today For Balogun’s Coronation As Ol

Friday, March 11, 2022
Oyo State Government has announced it will close down major roads in Ibadan from 12 midnight on Friday, as markets will also be shut in honour of Senator Lekan Balogun (formerly Otun Olubadan) who will be installed as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadan on Friday (today). In a travel advisory issued on T ...
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