Tag: oba of lagos

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 5, 2017

Buhari responsible for rot in the Police – Oba Akiolu

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwanu Akiolu has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to fix the problem he created in the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 20, 2017

“Many are called, few are chosen” – Oba Akiolu, insists he is the rightful monarch of Lagos

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, has on Tuesday insisted before an Ikeja High Court, that he remains the rightfully ...

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 ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 3, 2017

Ooni of Ife reacts to fire incident at Oba of Lagos’ palace

by Dolapo Adelana An official at the palace of the Ooni of Ife has said the Ife monarch had nothing ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 3, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

by Dolapo Adelana These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. 1. How EFCC seized $13.5m from Patience ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 3, 2017

Ooni of Ife personally speaks on Oba of Lagos’ snub

by Dolapo Adelana The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has for the first time personally spoken on the alleged ...

AzeezMay 2, 2017

Just In: Fire guts Oba of Lagos’ palace

by Azeez Adeniyi A part of the palace of Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu has been gutted by fire. It ...

Op-ed EditorApril 29, 2017

Opinion: Oba of Lagos vs Ooni of Ife snub- The aftereffects

Omoshola Deji Civilisation and modern forms of governance have drastically diminished the power and authority of monarchs. Fading, not faded, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 27, 2017

I greeted the Ooni of Ife the Lagos way, I didn’t snub him – Oba Akiolu

by Dolapo Adelana The Oba of Lagos, HRM Oba Rilwan Akiolu has said he did not snub the Ooni of ...

Op-ed EditorApril 27, 2017

The Thread: All the Kings greater than the Oba of Lagos

You’ve probably heard of the snub Oba Akiola, the Oba of Lagos, gave the Ooni of Ife at a public ...

Op-ed EditorApril 27, 2017

Opinion: Ooni of Ife v Oba of Lagos- Matters arising

by Olatunde Bakare Yesterday, a video showing a mild drama between the Ooni of Ife and the Oba of Lagos ...

AzeezApril 27, 2017

I still hold Oba Akiolu in high esteem despite snubbing me – Ooni of Ife

by Azeez Adeniyi The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has said he would continue to accord Oba of Lagos, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 26, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

by Dolapo Adelana These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Police hijack 2017 budget The Nigeria Police ...

RoqeebahApril 26, 2017

Olori Wuraola Ogunwusi, the Ooni’s wife throws major shade at the Oba of Lagos

Yesterday, an embarassing incident happened at a public function that had in attendance, the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, ...

Op-ed EditorApril 26, 2017

The Thread: “Are Lagos and Ife about to go to war?” “Dem no dey wear suit go battle” | Winter might be coming to Yorubaland and Lagosians are worried

It’s said that when two elephants are fighting, the grass suffers. What about when two kings and consequently Kingdoms are ...

AzeezMarch 24, 2017

No politician should contest against Ambode, Oba of Lagos orders

by Azeez Adeniyi Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu on Thursday said no politician should contest against governor Akinwunmi Ambode at ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 9, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Dogara, Tinubu, Oba of Lagos and others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

AzeezFebruary 9, 2017

Oba of Lagos holds closed door meeting with Osinbajo

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu on Thursday visited the acting President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Akiolu ...

AzeezJanuary 31, 2017

How Atiku, Daura advised Obasanjo to retire me from police force – Oba of Lagos

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu has said former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar and director-general of Department of State Services ...

Isime EseneJune 7, 2016

Sam Omatseye: One year of Governor Ambode in Lagos

by Sam Omatseye Lagos has always been a place of small beginnings. A small port town, a puny army, a ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 23, 2015

ICC investigates Oba of Lagos over anti-Igbo comments

An investigation into the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, has begun, by the International Criminal Court, over the threatening comments ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 13, 2015

Oba of Lagos: Why I anointed Ambode as governor

by Kolapo Olapoju Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu I is a staunch proponent of Governor-elect of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 11, 2015

Oba of Lagos speaks on his threat to the Igbos… with another warning

by Kolapo Olapoju The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu I, has finally spoken out about his Lagoon throwing threat against the Igbos ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 8, 2015

Oba of Lagos promises to be Buhari’s snitch

by Kolapo Olapoju Oba of Lagos is a lot of things. Oba of Lagos. A fierce antagonist of Jimi Agbaje. The Lagoon executioner. ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 27, 2015

Opinion: Xenophobia – Why I won’t blame South Africa

by Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri I think this is unfounded. In the wake of the governorship election held in Nigeria in April ...

Janeth JApril 15, 2015

MASSOB is not happy with TY Danjuma, Oba Akiolu right now

by Ranti Joseph The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has warned the former Minister ...

SolaApril 11, 2015

The Oba of Lagos is now voting… and he’s got a message for Nigerians

by Anike Jacobs Security stationed at the Oba’s palace The Oba of Lagos, Oba Riliwan Akiolu has moved on from ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 10, 2015

What really happened at the meeting with Oba Akiolu || Yet another Igbo man narrates

by Kolapo Olapoju A participant of the meeting between Igbo leaders and Oba of Lagos state, has revealed that the monarch ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 8, 2015

Should the Oba of Lagos be worried?… DSS is ‘taking appropriate action’

by James Sambo It is highly unlikely that anything would be done… but the Department of State Security says it ...

Ada IgboanugoApril 8, 2015

We have given you a lot – This is what OPC seems to be saying to Igbos in Lagos

by Chinwe Okafor One would expect that we’d be solving a problem not aggravating it. But the leadership of the Oodua ...

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