• Olubadan breaks 17-year jinx, visits Alaafin of Oyo

    Olubadan breaks 17-year jinx, visits Alaafin of Oyo

    Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso I, has broken a 17-year-jinx by visiting Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III.

    That would be the first official visit of an Olubadan to the palace of the Alaafin since 1999.

    It was gathered that the last time a sitting Olubadan paid an official visit to the Alaafin was during the reign of Oba Yinusa Bankole Ogundipe, Arapasowu 1 in 1999.

    But, Oba Adeyemi said the thrones of Alaafin and Olubadan have cordial […]

  • Olubadan ends 19-year Igbo leadership tussle

    Olubadan ends 19-year Igbo leadership tussle

    The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso I, yesterday put an end to the 19 year-old leadership crisis that rocked the Igbo community in Ibadanland.

    The monarch installed Chief Alloy Obi, who settled in the city in 1972, as the new leader of the Igbo in the me­tropolis and its environs, during a brief ceremony held at his Popoyemoja pal­ace.

    Oba Adetunji noted that Obi was made Balogun of Ndigbo of Ibadan­land in 1996 and he has proven him­self to […]