Category Archives: Issues

Oba Kabiru Shotobi’s Ascension To Ayangbure Throne: A Year After

Kunle Adelabu According to a popular Yoruba proverb, “Oba mewa, igba mewa, enikan k’le lo le aiye gbo” which literary translate to mean that, “no position is permanent” or “no king reigns forever”. These immortal words provides guide to those in authority and every other living soul that still walks the surface of the earth. …

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Aro of Ikorodu: Controversy Trails Aro-Derufe’s Selection

-Olootu, family insist on Agbaakin -Section of family protest, sent another name to the govt, palace. – Family to sue another family that laid claim to title Kunle Adelabu As if cursed, the traditional institution in Ikorodu is facing many crises in an attempt to install a new Aro of Ikorodu with members of Aro-Derufin …

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Vacant Stools in Ikorodu Division: Palaces Awaiting New Obas

By Wale Jagun Adeboruwa Palace, Igbogbo The last Adeboruwa of Igbogbo was late Oba Johnson Fatola, JP., who joined his ancestors in 2015 after 30years on the throne. The Adeboruwa Kingmakers recently selected a candidate as Adeboruwa-elect and confirmed by the Lagos State Government. While the community is waiting for the installation of a new …

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Text of the Speech Released By The Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly and Representative, Ikorodu Constituency I, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade on The Latest Unrest Affecting Lagos and Ogun Communities

Igbo-Olomu/ Agbede Crisis Dear Constituents, I am aware of the latest carnage in Igbo Olomu/Agbede axis of my Constituency and have just spoken with both the Commissioner of Police and Commander RSS. Security matters you will agree with me, is not a thing to be discussed in details in the public, but from what I …

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Alajede Update: Court Dismisses Prince Yinka ’s Application To Be Joined

Wale Olukotun The Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikorodu has dismissed an application filed by a member of the Dada Eko branch of Idowu Ajanaku Ruling House of Ijede, Prince Adeyinka Oyekanmi Rafiu Dada Eko, seeking to be joined in the Ijede Obaship suit. The applicant who failed to participate in the screening process …

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Adeboruwa Stool: “It Is our Turn To Present Candidate As Agreed In The New Declaration”-Oshinbokunren Ruling House

-No, the process of adding Oshinbokunren to the declaration is incomplete – lawyer -Osho-Ojuba gets injunction Kunle Adelabu & Wale Olukotun Igbogbo community may be walking into the ugly past when the community was torn apart by Obaship crisis between 1979 and 2007 as ruling houses are back in their trenches to challenge the process …

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ADEBORUWA STOOL: Prince Semiu Is Adeboruwa-Elect

-Emerge best in Kingmaker’s, family’s screenings -Oshinbokunren, Osho-Ojuba court cases delay announcement Story & Pictures by Kunle Adelabu with Steve Anu’ Adesemoye Following the screening of the three shortlisted candidates by the Igbogbo Kingmakers at the Adeboruwa Palace Igbogbo on Monday, April 4, Prince Semiu Kasali has emerged as the Adeboruwa-Elect. The names of the …

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