• 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, […]

  • Kidnap of Iba monarch a sacrilege, they won’t go unpunished – Ambode

    Kidnap of Iba monarch a sacrilege, they won’t go unpunished – Ambode

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, has described the kidnap of the Oniba of Iba land, Oba Goriola Oseni, as a sacrilege, saying that those arrested with the kidnap of the monarch would be punished severely.

    Speaking at the State House, Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria where they were paraded on Sunday, Ambode said the kidnap of an Oba in Yorubaland is a sacrilege and a complete desecration of the cultural values of the Yoruba people that must not go unpunished.

    Ambode, whose […]