I Don’t Have N40 Million, Release My Twin Children” – Olubadan Begs Kidnappers

The Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, has pleaded with the kidnappers of his twin children to release them. He made the plea while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Ibadan. He appealed to the kidnappers to bear with him as he does not have the money being requested. The kidnappers initially demanded N100 million ransom and later reduced it to N40 million. Oba Balogun said he was able to offer them N5 million which was rejected. “The kidnappers should please…

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My Experience With Four Gunmen At The Olubadan Palace

Following the recent attack at the palace of Olubadan of Ibadan, Saliu Adetunji by armed men, a Nigerian man has penned down his experience. September 25, 2017 started like any other bright and promising day in Ibadan. Because of a few happenings in town, it was one of those days that journalists look forward to; abundance of good stories in the air, developing stories reaching the peak and trending issues getting the attention of genuine stakeholders. For me, my interest in the midst of this long list of story lines…

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BREAKING NEWS:- Gunmen Attack Olubadan Palace

Gunmen on Monday attacked the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji wreaking havoc on some vehicles parked inside the palace. The gunmen launched their attack while Oba Adetunji was installing some chiefs including Baales and Mogajis. It was gathered that the gunmen arrived at the palace around noon in a black car and shot at the palace, damaging cars parked in front of the palace. After shooting for a while and daring people in the palace to come out, they drove off. See photos below:- More info…

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Olubadan deplores ‘plans to cause mayhem’ in Ibadan

The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, the Aje Ogungunniso I, has alerted the police high command to alleged moves by some residents of the city to cause mayhem. Oba Adetunji spoke yesterday at his Popoyemoja, Ibadan palace while hosting Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) Foluso Adebanjo. He alluded to the case of Oloode village in Oluyole Local Government Area, where Lukman Alao was deposed as Baale and replaced on January 9 with Dauda Odeyemi Ejo. The first-class monarch said Alao had allegedly become a law unto himself, using…

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