Tag: Olu of Warri

New Olu of Warri reverses grandfather’s curse on Nigeria, blesses nation

The 21st Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III, has reversed an ancestral curse placed on Nigeria by his grandfather, Olu Erejuwa II, as a result of alleged injustice meted to him. Erejuwa II was the paramount leader of the Itsekiri who was Olu of Warri from 1951 to 1964 and[Read More…]

New Olu of Warri, Omoba Tsola Emiko, crowned Ogiame Atuwatse III

The new Olu of Warri, Omoba Tsola Emiko has been crowned the Ogiame Atuwatse III at a festive ceremony in Ode-Itsekiri on Saturday, August 21, 2021. This was following his completion of the traditional 90 days Isolation period (Idaniken). The new Olu of Warri proceeded into the traditional Isolation period[Read More…]

Coronation of new Olu of Warri set for August 21

The Olu Advisory Council, yesterday, disclosed that the new Olu of Warri, Omoba Tsola Emiko, will be coronated on August 21, 2021, as the 21st Olu of Warri. The council also announced that the late Olu, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli would be buried after 14-day burial rites beginning June 18,[Read More…]

The 21st Olu of Warri designate has been formally presented

The death of the 20th Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli, has been formally announced and the Olu-designate, Prince Itieyinoritsetsola Emiko, presented The announcement was made on Monday at the ancestral home of all Itsekiri, Ode-Itsekiri (Big Warri) by the Iyatsere of Warri kingdom, Chief Johnson Atserunleghe, on behalf of the[Read More…]

Olu of Warri is dead

The Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, has died. This is coming barely one week after the grand finale of his fifth coronation anniversary celebration. Aged 65 years, Ogiame Ikenwoli, ascended the royal stool of Warri Kingdom on 12th December 12, 2015.  Shops and and offices in the Warri[Read More…]

Itsekiri Names Prince Ikenwole Emiko, Olu Of Warri, Who Takes Over From Late Ogiame Atuwase

The Itsekiri nation Saturday announced the passage of Ogiame Atuwatse II, the Olu of Warri and almost immediately designated his younger brother, Prince Ikenwole Godfrey Abiloye Emiko as successor. Both announcements were the key issues of a national congress the Itsekiri nation held at the Olu Palace, Ode-Itsekiri, ancentral home of[Read More…]

The Olu Of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse II Is Dead

The Olu of Warri, Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse II is dead. Palace sources told SaharaReporters that the traditional ruler of Itsekiri kingdom in Delta state died at a private hospital in Lagos of an undisclosed illness. The Kingdom of Warri is a traditional state based on the town of[Read More…]