• Isoyin Ijebu commmunity in Ogun gets new Oba

    Isoyin Ijebu commmunity in Ogun gets new Oba

    Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun State Governor, has installed Oba Abdul Rasheed Omotayo Salami of the Edagunnodo ruling house, as the new Saderiren of Isoyin Ijebu, in the Ijebu North East Local Government Area of the state.

    Amosun speaking while presenting the staff of office and instruments of appointment to Oba Omotayo Salami, in a ceremony held at Isoyin Grammar School playing ground, charged chiefs in the town to put their differences aside and work for the progress of their community.

    The governor who […]

  • Edo: Buhari to visit Oba, commission projects

    Edo: Buhari to visit Oba, commission projects

    President Muhammadu Buhari will pay a two-day official visit to Edo State on Monday, November 7 and Tuesday, November 8.

    In a statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Julius Ihonvbere, the president will use the occasion to pay a courtesy call on the Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II and thereafter commission projects in the state, including the new five-Star Central Hospital in Benin City; the Upper Siluko Road and the Samuel Ogbemudia College (formerly […]

  • Oba of Benin’s coronation historic, says Oshiomhole

    Oba of Benin’s coronation historic, says Oshiomhole

    Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has said that the coronation of Oba of Benin is historic as it will be the first time an elected governor and an indigene of the state will perform the formality of presenting the staff of office to His Royal Majesty, the Oba of Benin, explaining that only military administrators and foreigners had done so in the past.

    Speaking while receiving the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Paul Arkwright at the Government House, on […]

  • Oba of Benin’s coronation rites begin today

    Oba of Benin’s coronation rites begin today

    The activities for the coronation of the crown prince and Edaiken N’Uselu, His Royal Highness, Eheneden Erediauwa, as the new Oba of Benin will commence on Saturday (today).

    The Chairman of the Coronation Planning Committee, Prof. Gregory Akenzua, announced this on Friday during a press briefing at the Oba’s palace in Benin, the Edo State capital.

    Akenzua, who is also the Enogie of Evbuobanosa/Abudu, explained that the programme would begin with a foot procession by the crown prince from Eguae Edaiken (Uselu) […]

  • Kidnapped Oba released

    Kidnapped Oba released

    There was wild jubilation at the Palace of Oba Goriola Oseni of Iba land who was released by militants who abducted him.

    Oba Oseni, 74, who was abducted from his Palace on Saturday, July 16, 2016, was released after his family paid an undisclosed amount as ransom.

    On the fateful day he was kidnapped, a group of armed men stormed his palace about 8pm, and shot sporadically to scare off palace residents, before taking the Oniba away. During the attack, his police […]

  • Atiku Abubakar receives Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi at his home … more photos

    Atiku Abubakar receives Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi at his home … more photos

    Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar earlier today received the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi at his Maitama, Abuja residence.

    Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar earlier today received the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi at his Maitama, Abuja