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OBA ADETONA CLOCKS 64 YEARS ON THRONE

OBA ADETONA CLOCKS 64 YEARS ON THRONE

He personifies the attributes of Ijebu that include strength of character (omoluwabi), fierce and sturdy independence, candour, objectivity, sincerity, entrepreneurial spirit, reliability, and resoluteness.

Lisabi Festival '24: Day Ambassador Isola hosted Alake, Osile, Olowu, Agura, others

Lisabi Festival '24: Day Ambassador Isola hosted Alake, Osile, Olowu, Agura, others

The visitation was led by the Alake and paramount ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, the Okukenu IV.

Awujale installs Sonny Kuku as Ogbeni Oja of Ijebuland

Awujale installs Sonny Kuku as Ogbeni Oja of Ijebuland

The new Ogbeni Oja is Olor’oogun Sonny Kuku, who was installed as part of activities marking his 80th birthday.

When Ijebu Igbo hosted 32nd Owu National Convention

When Ijebu Igbo hosted 32nd Owu National Convention

It was an assemblage of eminent Owu sons and daughters as well as their traditional rulers as the 32nd Owu National Convention held.

Olowu, Olota seek peace in Ado Odo Otta corridor

Olowu, Olota seek peace in Ado Odo Otta corridor

Both traditional rulers have engaged in series of interactions overtime to create a pathfinder for sustainable peaceful solutions to the endemic crisis.

Why new Agura may not emerge soonest!

Why new Agura may not emerge soonest!

It may take longer time for the 10th Agura of Gbagura, in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital to emerge.

Sonny Kuku is 3rd Ogbeni Oja of Ijebuland!

Sonny Kuku is 3rd Ogbeni Oja of Ijebuland!

The position has been vacant since 2015 when the last occupant died.

Gbagura: Oba Bakre remains shortest reigned Agura in history!

Gbagura: Oba Bakre remains shortest reigned Agura in history!

Gbagura is the homestead of the late business mogul, Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, the winner of the historic June 12, 2993 Presidential election.

Oba Ajibola: First Owu native to become Police Inspector!

Oba Ajibola: First Owu native to become Police Inspector!

His passage was expected after doctors gave up on his undisclosed illness and asked his family members to return him home days after his admission at the Sacred Heart Hospital, Lantoro, Abeokuta.

Oba Gbadebo: First university degree holder in Alake history!

Oba Gbadebo: First university degree holder in Alake history!

He is not only the first university degree holder to occupy the exalted seat of his forebears, but his tenure has witnessed tremendous developments.

Obasanjo: intrigues, innuendoes of vacant Ekerin Egba chieftaincy title

Obasanjo: intrigues, innuendoes of vacant Ekerin Egba chieftaincy title

However, Chief Olusegun Okikiola Obasanjo, the current Balogun Owu Kingdom has refused to take his rightful position in the scheme of things in Egba chieftaincy corridor.

Abeokuta is headquarters of religious tolerance in Nigeria!

Abeokuta is headquarters of religious tolerance in Nigeria!

One of the biggest mosques in Nigeria, Egba Central Mosque, Kobiti, close to our family house in Abeokuta where thousands of worshippers congregate every friday to worship is also standing tall in the rock city.

Alojee: Owu chief who crowned 14th Olowu-Abeokuta

Alojee: Owu chief who crowned 14th Olowu-Abeokuta

Prominent among them was Alojee, an Owu chieftaincy title which is currently occupied by Chief Babatunde Adio Ojerinde, a septuagenarian.

I'll preserve Owu great heritage - Orunto Lasile

I'll preserve Owu great heritage - Orunto Lasile

Akogun. Obamaja. Orunto, Osupori. Oyega and Omolashin are chieftaincy holders that are members of the highest decision making body of the ancient Owu Kingdom in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

Ejo ku s'ake!

Ejo ku s'ake!

It is a common expression among litigants at the Egba local court, "Idi Ere", which has its headquarters at Ake, in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

Bankole is new Apena Egba!

Bankole is new Apena Egba!

Bankole, the Oluwo Iporo and the father of former speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Dimeji Bankole was born on September 17, 1941.