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Breaking News: Kaduna Government Names Bamali As New Emir Of Zazzau

The Kaduna State Government has named Ambassador Ahmed Nuhu Bamali from Mallawa Ruling House as the new Emir of Zazzau Emirate. Since the demise of the 18th emir of the emirate, Alhaji Shehu Idris, there has been tension over, who becomes the new monarch. The Zazzau Emirate has 11 local government areas including Zaria, Sabon Gari, Giwa, Kudan, Makarfi, Ikara, ...

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Females In Igbo Land To Inherit Late Father’s Properties – Supreme Court Rules

For a very long time, females in Igbo land were forbidden from inheriting their late father’s properties, however, that has now changed. In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court upheld the right of females to inherit the properties of her late father. The apex court, thus, has voided the Igbo age-long law and custom which forbid a female child from ...

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COVID-19: Nigeria Must Perform Rituals, Appease Gods, Ogboni Leader Tells Buhari

The head of Ogboni worldwide, Oba Olakisan Adetoyese on Saturday disclosed possible solutions to the scourge of Coronavirus in Nigeria. Adetoyese, who is the spiritual and traditional head of the Ogboni pointed out that performing rituals to appease the gods was the solution to COVID-19. In a statement he signed, Oba Adetoyese urged the federal government to try traditional and ...

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Oluwo Gets Six Months Suspension

Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdurosheed Akanbi, has bagged a six-month suspension over his alleged assault on the monarch of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dhikrulahi Akinropo at a peace meeting in Osogbo, Osun State. He was suspended by the Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers at an emergency meeting at the Finance Building of Government Secretariat Osogbo on Friday. The meeting was ...

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Olubadan Denies Monetising Chieftancy Titles, Vows To Sue Lekan Balogun

The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has denied accusation by embattled high chiefs that he is monetising chieftancy titles. The high chiefs, he said,  are resorting to blackmailing him to gain sympathy. The monarch, in a statement by his Personal Assistant/Director of Media & Publicity, Mr Adeola Oloko, accused the Otun Olubadan High Chief Lekan Balogun of deliberately leveling ...

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Ajero, Other Ekiti Obas Endorse Yoruba Mandate Group

History was made on Saturday when the Director General of the Yoruba Mandate Group, Otunba Femi Soluade visited the Owa Ajero of Ijero Ekiti, His Royal Majesty, Oba Joseph Adebayo Adewole to inform him about The Yoruba Development and Unity Initiative which was Created on October 2019. The DG was well received by the Entourage of Obas which includes HRM ...

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No More Secret Cult Burial For Obas, ‘Osugbo’ Role Abolished–Awujale

The Awujale and Paramount ruler of Ijebuland Oba Dr. Sikiru Kayode Adetona who also doubles as the President of the Ijebu Traditional Council may have set to clash with traditional worshipers otherwise called ‘Osugbo’ over burial rites for any traditional rulers that passes on. According to the news source, Awujale who said there was no custom or tradition in Ijebuland ...

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Banji Ojo Showers Encomium On Fayemi Over Upgrade Of Arts & Culture

Convener of the Yoruba Mandate Group Worldwide, Akogun Banji Ojo has praised the Executive Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi over the recent upgrade of the Council of Arts and Culture to a Ministry.This was revealed in a statement released by his Chief of Staff, Olalekan Ajimoti. He said “It is a good and welcoming development for the advancement ...

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EKIFEST: Yoruba Mandate Group To Mobilize South West On Cultural Rejuvenation

Yoruba Mandate Group has felicitated with the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi on its recent feat at the just concluded 32nd edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture NAFEST 2019 in Benin City, Edo State, emerging as the Most Creative and Innovative state. In a congratulatory message by the Convener, Akogun Banji Ojo, he pledged that ...

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21 Ibadan ‘Obas’ Visit, Prostrate To Olubadan At 91

The reconciliatory moves embarked upon by the Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde received a boost on Monday as the Olubadan high chiefs paid the 91 year old monarch homage at his Popoyemoja, Ibadan palace without beaded crowns . Among the nine high chiefs, six were present at the Olubadan Popoyemoja, Ibadan, palace on Monday. Those absent included; the Osi Olubadan ...

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