Fingal Social Inclusion Week: Bashir Obasekola PhD & Oluwo of Iwo, A Nigerian Monarch Stole The Show In Dublin

The migrant community in Fingal County Council, Dublin, Republic of Ireland were not just excited but grateful to the council for such an amazing event powered by MaryCare Foundation with the support of TellAfrica as homeland Africa was virtually relocated to Ireland on Tuesday 18 November 2020. The theme of the event: Health, Economic & Social Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Migrant Community in Fingal County Council & Environ was judiciously dealt by three guest speakers which includes; William Deng, Esq. from the Netherlands, Tolani Balogun RN while Oba Abdulrasheed…

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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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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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#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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EndSARS Protest: Oluwo Appease Protesters To Go Home, Condemns Attack on Soun’s Palace

Oluwo of Iwoland, HIM Oba Dr Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has appealed to end SARS protesters nationwide to go home in the interest of maintaining peace in the country. The Monarch said this when commending the protesting youth for rising to challenge killings of innocent souls, Oluwo hinted on the likely hijack of the demonstration by hoodlums, saying government, monarchs and other stakeholders have heard their voices. He further stated that protest may affect the peace in the nation, calling on peace loving Nigerians to give government planning moment for effective…

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You’re only wasting your time trying to impeach me, Oluwo taunts kingmakers

-Adewale Adetoyese The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi has taunted some kingmakers in the town over a letter of removal, noting that those involved are wasting their time. In a statement signed by his Press Secretary, Alli Ibraheem, TellAfrica gathered that Oba Akanbi revealed that most of the kingmakers behind the letter calling for his removal as the Oluwo ‘were under duress stage managed by an over 40years serial contestant to the revered stool of Oluwo’. “We want to state it categorically that detractors who contested the stool…

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Oluwo Shares The Mystery Of Living Above ‘gods & dieties’ And the Need to Protect Our Heritage

During an interview session with the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi on Thursday, the revered monarch explained his relationship as a king with the ancestors and the ancestral powers that be. The monarch had always maintained that his representation supersedes any ancient god due to the fact that he enjoys the royal priesthood as ordained by God. He emphasized his supremacy in this interview. See excerpts from interview and video below; “Today, I stand tall to say; I will, I should and I must be greater than my…

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Oluwo Moves To Paint Roadside Houses In Iwo

Oluwo moves to paint roadside houses, asks landlords to visit palace for paints. The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has expressed readiness to paint houses across roadside in the ancient. TellAfrica gathered this from a post shared on the monarch’s verified social media handle, which hinted that the need for uniformed beautification informed his decision to embark on the project. Oba Akanbin further disclosed reintroduction of monthly sanitation to keep the city clean and maintain environmental standard. He however clarified that only the front of every houses at…

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