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Obaship: Ladoja hasn't officially rejected his crown —Oyo govt - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Sequel to varied comments that have greeted the recent coronation of 21 kings of Ibadan, the Oyo State government has said that the Osi Olubadan, Senator Rashidi Ladoja has not officially rejected his crown. Commissioner for Local Government and ...and more »

Obaship: Ibadan chiefs sue Ajimobi, Olubadan, 21 promoted chiefs - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

TWO prominent Mogajis in Ibadanland, Mogaji of Adanla and Akere families; Alhaji Chief Abdul-Jelili Karimu and Chief Moshood Akere, respecctively, have sued before High Court of Justice sitting in Ibadan, on Friday, the Oyo State governor, Senator ...and more »

Ibadan Mogajis tell Olubadan to shun Agodi praying ground - The Punch

Members of the Olubadan-in-Council, who were newly promoted as obas, with the Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi (5th left); and his wife, Florence, during the presentation of certificates and staffs of office to the monarchs by the governor, at ...and more »

CROWNING OF 21 OBAS: Ibadan city's game changer - Vanguard

IBADAN — With the coronation of 21 new kings in Ibadan on Sunday, the history of the cosmopolitan city, especially in the traditional institution has changed. While greater percentage of the Ibadan indigenes are not opposed to what people described as ...and more »

Ibadan chieftaincy: My enemies will praise me one day, Ajimobi boasts - The Punch

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has said that those who opposed his decision to initiate a review of the Ibadan chieftaincy system would, one day, make a U-Turn and praise him for the idea. The review commission recommended the installation of ...and more »

Ibadan obaship row: 315 Mogajis head to court, government says Ladoja's crown intact - The Eagle Online

Three hundred and fifteen Mogajis (family heads) in Ibadanland have headed to court, asking that the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, either reverses the promotion of the Baales (village heads) to their new status of Royal Highnesses or await the ...and more »

Kabiyesi, where is your certificate? - The News

It would take years before the full implications of what happened on Sunday August 27 in Ibadan to manifest. On that day, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State installed 21 new persons as monarchs in Ibadan to superintend over the affairs of the city ...and more »

Ibadan new kings distance selves from Ladoja's suit - The Punch

The elevated high chiefs held their first meeting on Wednesday and dissociated themselves from the decision of the Osi Olubadan of Ibadan land, Chief Rashidi Ladoja, to challenge the installation of 21 new kings in Ibadan in court. They declared that ...and more »

Oyo: Ladoja hasn't told us he rejected his crown - The Nation Newspaper

The Oyo State government has said former Governor and Osi Olubadan of Ibadan, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, has not communicated his rejection of the obaship conferred on him by the state. Th government spoke yesterday through the Commissioner of Local ...and more »

Ibadan Family Heads Go to Court, Ask Ajimobi to Reverse Self on Chiefs' Promotions - THISDAY Newspapers

Over 300 Mogajis (family heads) in Ibadan land have headed to court, asking the governor to either reverse the promotion of the Baales (village heads) to their new status of kings or await the court's verdict which will bring the government's reform on ...and more »