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My Reinstatement Into The Traditional Stool Was Pre-Ordained By God — Emir Sanusi

Drama As Another Court Orders Eviction Of Emir Sanusi II From Kano Palace

The Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II has ascribed his reinstatement as God’s will, thanking the state government for the “rescue mission”. Sanusi was reinstated on Thursday and received his appointment letter a day after following Governor Abba Yusuf’s signing of the Kano State Emirate Council (Repeal) Bill 2024 into law. The move led to his reinstatement four years after the...

He’s An Impersonator, Ooni Denies Man Claiming To Be His Son


The palace of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Thursday, disowned a claim by a man in a viral video, who said the monarch was his father. A statement by the monarch’s spokesperson, Moses Olafare, said the man in the viral video engaged in an act of impersonation, noting that the matter had been reported to the security...

Benin Traditional Council Suspends 5 Chiefs For Pledging Alliance To Ooni Of Ife


Five Benin traditional functionaries have been suspended from their roles for engaging in what the palace described as sacrilegious conduct against Benin customs. The Benin Traditional Council announced their suspension in a statement signed by the Iyase of Benin, Chief Sam Igbe, on Saturday. The statement noted that the affected functionaries visited the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, where they...

Emir Of Zazzau Appoints Son As Walin Zazzau


Emir of Zazzau, Malam Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, CFR, has approved the appointment of his first son, Abdullahi Ahmed Bamalli as the new Walin Zazzau. This followed the demise of the former Walin Zazzau and District head of Ikara, Engineer Aminu Umar, who died after a brief illness, on Sunday. Our correspondent gathered that the title of Wali in Zazzau emirate is...

All Road Leads To Benue As Idoma Pegs Bride Price At N50,000, Bars All Stringent Conditions

Insecurity: Bandits Kill NSCDC Commander In Benue

The Idoma Area Traditional Council, IATC, of Benue state, led by the paramount ruler, Och’Idoma, His Majesty Eliagwu Odogbo has restricted all traditional marriage rites in Idoma land to a maximum of N50,000. The Council also ordered the immediate reversal of the practice of returning the corpse of an Idoma daughter from her husband’s home to her paternal home for...

Delta Royal Father Crowned At 18 Returns Home At 25 After Studying Abroad


The 25 years old Obi of Ubulu Uku kingdom in Delta state, Obi Chukwuka Noah Akaeze has returned home after studying abroad . The Obi was received at the Asaba International Airport on Thursday by thousands of his people who stormed the airport with jubilation to receive him . The Commissioner for Technical Education Hon Joan Onyemaechi , Senior Special Assistant...

Zamfara To Renovate Palaces Of Traditional Rulers With N1.95bn

Banditry: Gov Lawal, Others Attend First Northwest Security Summit

The Zamfara Government has earmarked N1.95 billion in the 2024 budget for the reconstruction of 18 palaces of traditional rulers in the state. The state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy, Affairs, Alhaji Ahmad Yandi, made this known on Monday in Gusau. Yandi, who appeared before the special sitting of the House of Assembly Committee on Finance and Appropriation, said that...

El-Rufai Bags Traditional Title In Ijebuland


Former Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has been installed as the Gbobaniyi of Ijebuland. The Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, conferred the former governor with the title on Saturday. Also conferred with chieftaincy titles by the monarch were a former governorship hopeful in Ogun, Jimi Lawal, and his wife, Maryam. El-Rufai took to his verified X handle (formerly Twitter) on...

Tinubu Mourns Death Of Ohinoyi Of Ebiraland, Dr. Ibrahim


President Bola Tinubu has condoled with the government and people of Kogi State on the passing of the revered traditional ruler, His Majesty, Dr. Ado Ibrahim, the Ohinoyi of Ebiraland. In a statement by his spokesman, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, the President said the death of the Ohinoyi is a painful loss, describing the late monarch as peace-loving, affable, and cerebral. “The...

Hoodlums Invade Palace Of Late Ogun Monarch, Steal Crown, Staff Of Office

Nine Students Kidnapped In Delta Regain Freedom

Suspected thieves have reportedly raided the palace of the Olu of Ogunmakin town in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, Oba James Sodiya, carting away his crown and staff of office. It was learnt that the hoodlums broke into the palace of the late monarch, who passed away about two months ago, on Thursday. Police spokesperson in the state, Omolola...

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