• My abductors committed sacrilege, says freed Lagos monarch

    My abductors committed sacrilege, says freed Lagos monarch

    The Oniba of Iba, Lagos, Oba Goriola Oseni, has expressed gratitude to God for returning him safely to his palace 21 days after he was kidnapped. He noted, however, that those who abducted him had committed sacrilege.

    He spoke with Newsmen yesterday afternoon in his palace.

    Oba Oseni was abducted from his palace at Iba, in Iba Local Council Development Area of Lagos, on July 16.

    Dressed in a white agbada, with a royal cap on his head, the traditional ruler looked relaxed, […]

  • Lagos monarch narrates experience with kidnappers

    Lagos monarch narrates experience with kidnappers

    The Oniba of Iba community, Oba Goriola Oseni, who regained his freedom from kidnappers on Saturday, says he ate concoction prepared with bitter leaves while in captivity.

    The monarch said on Sunday in his palace that he slept in a shanty built on water during the 21 days he was in captivity.

    This is just as two of the suspected kidnappers said they collected N15m from the monarch’s family, adding that the money was collected in two batches.

    The suspects, who spoke at […]

  • Kidnappers of Lagos monarch demand N500m ransom

    Kidnappers of Lagos monarch demand N500m ransom

    Kidnappers of Lagos monarch, Oba Yushau Goriola Oseni, have demanded a N500m ransom, according to the News Agency of Nigeria.

    The kidnappers stormed the monarch’s palace at Iba area of Lagos around 11:30pm on Saturday and took him away, escaping through the waterways.

    They killed his guard and shot his

  • Family Of Kidnapped Lagos Monarch Holds Prayers For His Release

    Family Of Kidnapped Lagos Monarch Holds Prayers For His Release

    The family of the abducted traditional ruler of the Iba town in Lagos, 74-year-old Oba Yushau Oseni, has resorted to seeking divine intervention for his safe return.

    One of the sons, Saheed Oseni, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Lagos that they had entered into prayers for God to protect and release him soonest.

    NAN reports that the traditional ruler was abducted in his palace at Iba ‎on Saturday at about 8pm.

    His abductors had to kill the monarch’s gateman, […]