Oluwo Hosts Alaafin, Harps On Unity in Traditional Institution

The Oluwo of Iwoland, HIM Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, today hosted the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, HIM Iku Baba Yeye, in his Iwo palace. Oba Akanbi condemned the disunity in Yoruba traditional Institution, calling on the Alaafin to engineer process of reunification to the advantage of our rich respected heritage in the world map. He described Alaafin as a foremost traditional ruler not only in Yorubaland but also in Nigeria, saying his words and actions are needed at this critical time of unity challenge in the institution. Alaafin,…

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EndSARS: Oluwo Calls for Inclusion of Traditional Rulers Into Panel of Inquiry

Oluwo of Iwoland, HIM Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has called on the federal and state governments to include resourceful traditional rulers into the panel of inquiries on police brutality through out the nation. In his appeal, Oba Akanbi said, aside police stations, responsible palaces are always primary points of contact at any security threat or security brutality, calling on the government to incorporate responsible monarchs into the panel of inquiries. He stated doing so will keep traditional rulers abreast of security issues and equally facilitate effective mediation where needed. Oluwo…

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JUST IN: Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Emerge Director-General of the World Trade Organization, WTO.

Ngozi Iweala emerged winner of the highly competitive race after polling 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat her opponent, South Korea’s trade minister, Yoo Myung-hee. With the development, Iweala becomes the first female and first African to occupy the office. Recall that she had received support from 79 countries, Speaking during a virtual press conference last Friday, she said the 55-man African Union (AU) officially endorsed her over her only opponent, Yoo Myung-hee of South Korea.

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Exposed: DJ Switch Was Right About The Killing, Nigerian Army Acted On Sanwo-Olu’s Order

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-olu, had earlier denied that he knew nothing about the killing of peaceful EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate area of the state by personnel of the Nigerian Army. Investigative journalists have now revealed the truth of the incidence which corroborate the brief given by a major witness, Djswitch who alleged that upto 15 innocent peaceful protesters were killed by the men of the Nigerian Army on the night. The soldiers involved in the operation have also confirmed that they were actually drafted in…

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Go home! Buhari Despatches Ministers, Others To Home States Over #EndSARS

-Adewale Adetoyese President Muhammadu Buhari has asked his ministers to relocate to their home states for the purpose of dousing the tension created by the #ENDSARS protests and the lawlessness that followed. The ministers are scheduled to meet with stakeholders to explain federal government’s efforts to meet the demands of the youths. Water Resources Minister Sulaiman Adamu, who confirmed the development during a courtesy call to Governor Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State in Dutse, said the cabinet members were directed to “go to our states to solicit the support…

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Oluwo of Iwoland’s Palace Defended By Citizens As Hoodlums attack Iwo LG Secretariat, Osun

Bola Bamigbola Hoodlums on Saturday attacked Iwo Local Government Secretariat in Osun State. During the attack, the hoodlums damaged properties and set a vehicle ablaze, sources at the Oluwo of Iwoland’s palace confirmed. Eyewitnesses told The PUNCH that the hoodlums also looted some offices in the Secretariat. A member of the state cabinet, who preferred anonymity, confirmed the attack.The hoodlums moving in large numbers also looted Tuns Farm along Osogbo/Ikirun road. An aide to the chairman of Iwo East LCDA, who preferred anonymity, said the Secretariat of the LCDA was looted by…

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Hunger or Theft? As Masses Loot Hoarded Palliatives In Senator’s Home

Masses have invaded the residence of Teslim Folarin, the senator representing Oyo Central Senatorial district. The angry youths looted several new motorcycles at the Oluyole home of the lawmaker. Other materials carted away are freezers, grinding machines and other valuables. Many of such incidents have been recorded where the homes of various government officials and palliative storage have been looted in the last 48 hours. Earlier today, some hoodlums also looted materials at the home of a former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuff, in Osun State.…

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EndSARS: Ooni hosts Obasanjo, begs youth protesters, commends Oyetola

The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on Monday played host to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo at his Ile Oodua Palace, Ile-Ife, during which he appealed to the youths calling for the cancelation of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police to retreat. Ooni Ogunwusi who described the #EndSARS struggle as Nigerian youths clear message to the government, particularly about their ability to get things done in a coordinated manner, urged the youths to allow the government to fully attend to…

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#EndSARS Protest: You Have Won Already, Allow Buhari To Act – Oluwo Urges Protesters

In furtherance of lending his traditional voice to the lingering #EndSARS protest nationwide, Oluwo of Iwoland, HIM Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has called on protesters to allow the administration of President Muhammed Buhari act while he said the anti-SARS agitators have won. He described Buhari as a listening leader, noting the subsequent disbandment has given victory to the protesting youth. He hinted on the likely hijack of the protest as two anti-SARS protesting groups clashed in Osogbo, the Osun State today. Oluwo, while assuring protesters of better robust reform, asked…

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“Assassination Attempt On Oyetola, Undeserving & Barbaric” Oluwo Says

Calls for the probe of two killed #EndSARS protesters and the need to watch out for bad elements with hidden personal agendas in the protest.” The Oluwo of Iwoland, HRM Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has described the attack on Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State as barbaric while he calls on protesting youth to be law abiding. Osun state Government under Governor Oyetola is doing great when it comes to good governance and I implore the governor to keep leading in a transparent, accountable and prudent manner as always. Everyone…

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