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Alaafin, CAN claim ownership of land in Oyo

Alaafin, CAN claim ownership of land in Oyo

By Ola Ajayi – Ibadan THE Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi and the Christian Association of Nigeria, Oyo Zone are claiming ownership of a large expanse of land measuring 96 plots. While the religious body insists that it got the land from the former Oyo Local Government Council before it was […]

KWAM 1 opens up on alleged affair with Alaafin’s wife

KWAM 1 opens up on alleged affair with Alaafin’s wife

By Benjamin Njoku Fuji Maestro and Mayegun of Yorubaland, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, K1 De Ultimate, has denied having an intimate affair with Olori Ajoke, one of the wives of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III. In a statement Thursday evening by Kunle Rasheed, KWAM 1’s media adviser, the musician denied the allegation […]

ICYMI: Undue interference: Call Alaafin to order, Ekiti Council of Obas writes Makinde

ICYMI: Undue interference: Call Alaafin to order, Ekiti Council of Obas writes Makinde

There seems to be brewing unrest between Ekiti Council of Traditional Rulers and paramount ruler, Alaafin of Oyo, over what it termed “undue interference” by the Oyo monarch in monarchial affairs in Ekiti. In a five-page letter written and signed by the Ekiti State chairman of the council of traditional rulers, Alawe of Ilawe, Oba […]

Alaafin writes Fayemi: Don’t import subculture of traditional degradation in Yorubaland

Alaafin writes Fayemi: Don’t import subculture of traditional degradation in Yorubaland

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, has advised the Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, against importing subculture of traditional degradation into Yorubaland. Alaafin, in a letter dated 12 March 2020, following a query by the Ekiti State governor to some traditional rulers for not attending a council meeting, which the Oyo paramount […]

No comparison between Alaafin, Aare Onakakanfo chiefs ―Gani Adams

No comparison between Alaafin, Aare Onakakanfo chiefs ―Gani Adams

*Installs new chiefs By Dapo Akinrefon Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland land, Iba Gani Adams, on Wednesday, installed new chiefs., noting that there was no reason for comparison between the Aare Onakakanfo’s chieftains and that of the Alaafin of Oyo. Aare was reacting to the news making the rounds in some quarters that the newly installed […]