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Royal Rumble: Court grants Agbowu's relief for application compelling Oluwo to appear before it

Unending royal battle in Iwoland

By Shina Abubakar – Osogbo In Yorubaland, one of the most revered authorities is the traditional institution. This is because traditional rulers are deemed to be the second in command of the deities. However, some of the deputies to the gods have thrown caution to the winds and engaged in a royal rumble. Royal boxing
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My intent in defending helpless poor will judge me, Oluwo breaks silence

Oluwo faults Afenifere, YCE on refusal of cattle ranches in S-West

A controversial traditional ruler in the South West, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwoland, who recently pronounced himself as Emir of Iwo which caused a stir among Yoruba leaders, has faulted an apex Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere and Yoruba Council of Elders on their stance against creation of cattle ranches for Fulani herders in the South West. He said the comments would only further fan ember of discord and disunity in the country.

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My intent in defending helpless poor will judge me, Oluwo breaks silence

“I am the Emir of Yorubaland”

The controversial and flamboyant Oluwo of Iwoland, Osun State,  Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi Gbaase II, ILUFEMILOYE TELU I, who was installed Oba of Iwo town late in 2015,  yesterday, made history when he dropped the the title of Oba and declared his resolve to adopt the Emir title, a title associated with traditional rulers of northern extraction.

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