Tag: monarch

AzeezAugust 6, 2017

‘Kidnapped monarchs did not complete mandatory rituals’

Obafemi Jegede, a lecturer at the University of Ibadan has said monarchs being kidnapped did not complete their mandatory traditional ...

AzeezJuly 12, 2017

Oba Akiolu was chosen by Ifa oracle – Witness

The Olumegbon of Lagos State, Chief Fatai Lawal, on Tuesday told a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja that the ...

AzeezJuly 1, 2017

80-year-old man caught with human parts in Osun

An octogenarian, Ganiyu Oladosu has been arrested for allegedly being in possession of parts of a human being in the ...

AzeezMay 22, 2017

I am the bona fide ruler of Lagos – Oba Akiolu

Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu on Monday appeared before an Ikeja High Court in a suit challenging his installment as ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 8, 2016

How 60-year-old traditional ruler raped 8-year-old

Abubakar Ya’u, a 60-year-old traditional ruler of Kargo in Garki Local Government Area of Jigawa State, has been arrested by ...

Isime EseneJuly 24, 2016

Just In: Remo monarch, Oba Michael Adeniyi Sonariwo is dead

Respected Remo monarch, Oba Michael Adeniyi Sonariwo, the Akarigbo of Remoland, is dead. The Ogun State first class monarch who ...

Mazi EmekaMay 31, 2016

‘Soldiers now own Gbaramatu kingdom… I’m in danger’ – Monarch

Oboro Gbaraun II, Aketekpe Agadagba, the traditional ruler of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta ...

Azubuike AzikweMay 2, 2016

4 children, pregnant wife of monarch abducted in Akwa Ibom

The pregnant wife and four children of a traditional ruler in Akwa Ibom, have been abducted by gunmen. The gunmen ...

Oreoluwa PetersApril 8, 2016

He’s a mechanic and monarch who rules his people via Skype (PHOTOS)

Céphas Bansah is the spiritual chief of Ewe people in Togo and Ghana… but he’s more than that. The monarch, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 12, 2016

‘My life is in danger… Fayose wants to burn down my town’ – Olukere of Ikere Ekiti

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state is embroiled in yet another controversy. The people of Ikere Ekiti on Wednesday, February ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 13, 2015

‘No Itsekiri son involved in arms deal scandal’ – FG

The federal government has revealed that no Itsekiri native was implicated in the ongoing investigation into the diversion of arms funds by ...

Janeth JMarch 4, 2015

Kidnappers of Bayelsa monarch demand N17million ransom

by Ranti Joseph Abductors of the traditional ruler of the Ikeighenbiri community of southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 25, 2014

Queen of England finally joins the party, posts first-ever Tweet

by Damilola Jagun Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II finally embraced micro-blogging platform, Twitter, by posting her first tweet on ...

SolaAugust 3, 2014

Gunmen kill Monarch in Bauchi State

by Mayowa Aboah    The District Head of Soro, Abdulraham Baba, has been killed by gunmen in Bauchi State. The ...

November 22, 2013

TRAGIC: Traditional ruler strangled and burnt to death in Osun (PHOTO)

by ‘Jola Sotubo An Osun monarch has been burnt to death after being caught up in an inferno which engulfed ...

November 15, 2013

Traditional ruler, 9 others arraigned for murder in Ondo

by ‘Jola Sotubo  10 people, including a monarch, were yesterday arraigned before an Ondo Magistrate Court on charges of murder. ...

October 23, 2013

Terrible: Monarch kidnapped in Akwa Ibom as 30 gunmen invade palace

by Adeola Balogun Panic hit the Esit Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State in the early hours of ...

October 22, 2013

Man docked for stealing cigarettes and drinks from monarch’s hotel in Lagos

by Tutu Akinlabi   A man accused of stealing from a hotel reportedly belonging to a monarch in Lagos State ...

October 5, 2013

Supporters of arrested kidnap kingpin go haywire, attack monarchs and PDP chieftain in Delta

by ‘Jola Sotubo Despite the heavy security presence in the area, a new wave of violence yesterday swept over the ...

September 22, 2013

Terrible: Several people injured as gunmen attack monarch in Enugu, kidnap his wife

by ‘Jola Sotubo A traditional ruler in Enugu State has come under attack by unidentified assailants as they invaded his ...

September 15, 2012

Hian!: Abia monarch says Boko Haram is responsible for massive flooding in the North

by Stanley Azuakola The rainy season isn’t even fully here, but already severe flooding is ravaging several cities in the ...

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