Tag: Monarch

Dethroned monarch, driver killed by unknown gunmen in Anambra

Unidentified gunmen have killed a former traditional ruler of Mkpunando Aguleri in Anambra East local government area, Igwe Alex Edozieuno, along the Ezu Bridge, Otuocha. The ex-monarch, 62, was allegedly killed alongside his driver, Chukwuemeka Edozieuno was one of the 12 traditional rulers that visited Buhari last year along with[Read More…]

Just In: Benin palace welcomes birth of first Prince on the throne

The Benin Traditional Council on Monday announced the birth of a new Prince of the Kingdom Ben to Oba Ewuare ll, Oba of Benin, by one of his Queens, Her Royal Highness, Queen Iyayota of Benin Kingdom. The joyous news was broken to the press by the Iyase of Benin[Read More…]

In Southern Kaduna, Monarch, Wife Shot Dead By Suspected Herdsmen

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have killed a traditional ruler and his pregnant wife in the southern part of Kaduna state. Gambo Makama, the Etum Numana, and his wife were said to have been killed in Arak, his hometown in Sanga local government area of the state, around 12:05 am.[Read More…]

15-Year-Old Delta King Who Succeeded His Slain Father Pictured With Governor Okowa

17 year -old Obi Chukwuka Akaeze 1 Of Ubulu-Uku ,Nigeria ‘ s youngest king met with Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa at Delta State Government House, Asaba. Ubulu-Uku Kingdom in Delta State had been mourning the murder of its former king, HRM Edward Ofulue III, by suspected Fulani herdsmen, has[Read More…]

I’ll Prostrate For My Son –Says Father Of Ooni Of Ife, Prince Aderopo Ogunwusi

The father of Ooni, Prince Aderopo Ogunwusi, has said that he will prostrate for his son if occasion de­mands. He spoke against the back­drop of the taboo that forbids father to prostrate for his son in Yorubland. In an interview with Sunday Sun, the retired On-Air-Person­ality of the Osun State[Read More…]

In Ile-Ife, Many Women Remained Indoors As Part Of Final Rites For Oba Okunade Sijuwade

Many women in the ancient town of Ile-Ife remained indoors on Saturday as the annual Oro festival entered its second day. Although a palace source told News Agency of Nigeria on condition of anonymity that the festival had nothing to do with the rumoured death of the Ooni of Ife,[Read More…]

Oba Of Lagos Moves Against The Nigerian Govt, Orders Subjects To Stop Paying Water Bill

The Oba of Onigbongbo in Ikeja LGA of Lagos state, Oba Munirudin Yusuf has ordered his subjects not to pay any more water bill brought them by officials of the Lagos state Water Board. In an interview with News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, yesterday, Oba Yusuf said the state water board[Read More…]

Breaking: Police Confirms The Abduction Of Amaechi In Rivers

by Chukwu Obi The Rivers state police command has confirmed the abduction of Eze Samuel Amaechi, the monarch of Igbo-Agwurasa kingdom in Etche local Government Area of the state on Thursday night and has launched a manhunt for the kidnappers, who also killed his police orderly. Eze Samuel Amaechi, who[Read More…]