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Crisis Brews in Akure Over Plan to Install Rival Eze Ndigbo

Crisis Brews in Akure Over Plan to Install Rival Eze Ndigbo

A seeming crisis is brewing among the Igbo community in Akure, the Ondo State capital over the plan to install a rival Eze Ndigbo by the Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi. Consequently, some concerned Igbo leaders in the state have raised alarm that if care was not taken the unpopular decision would pitch the

Osamawe Replaces Deji As New Chairman Ondo Council of Obas

The Ondo state Government today named the Osemawe of Ondo, Oba Victor Kiladejo as the new Chairman of the state’s Council of Obas. He replaces the Deji of Akure, Oba Adebiyi Adegboye Adesida who joined his ancestors in 2013. The state Commissioner for Information, Kayode Akinmade made this known in a statement issued after the

Peace Returns to Akure as Communities Sign Agreement

Warring youths of Akure and Isolo in Ondo State have signed a peace pact with the state government. On Tuesday, the youths clashed over the funeral rites of the Deji of Akure, Oba Adebiyi Adesida, Afunbiowo 11, who joined his ancestors on Sunday. Akure youths invaded Isolo, ordering residents to shut their markets as part

Deji of Akure Dispels Death Rumour, Speaks With OBJ, Mimiko

Chairman, Ondo State Council of Obas and Deji of Akure, Oba Adebiyi Adesida, on Thursday, denied rumours of his purported death, saying  “I am hale and hearty.” The traditional ruler, who spoke on phone from Atlanta, United States (US), said he was in the United States to attend some functions.

Deji Lacks Power to Dethrone us, Say Monarchs

Some traditional rulers in Akure North council in Ondo State yesterday vowed to resist imposition by the Deji of Akure, Oba Adebiyi Adesida, following their deposition from their thrones for not obtaining the foremost monarch’s consent of before their installation. The monarchs said they were appointed as rulers of their domains by the prescribed authorities

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