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Tinubu Denied Me Oniru Stool To Protect His Business Interests – Prince Of Iruland, Hakeem Ajasa
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Tinubu Denied Me Oniru Stool To Protect His Business Interests – Prince Of Iruland, Hakeem Ajasa

A Prince in Iruland, Hakeem Ajasa, who is a member of the Abisogun ruling house, has written a pre-litigation letter to All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, and Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, accusing them of manipulating the process of selecting the Oniru, Oba Omogbolahan Lawal. The letter was also addressed to the local government chairman, Eti Osa local government area, Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, the Attorney-General of the state, the current Oniru and the Elegushi of Ikate Land In a letter dated October 27, 2020, Ajasa claimed he had been selected as the next Oniru but Tinubu called him to a meeting and informed him that he would have to give up his ambition because his business partners were not happy with his emergence. Ajasa said ...
Salawa Abeni Visits Oniru, Oba Gbolahan Lawal
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Salawa Abeni Visits Oniru, Oba Gbolahan Lawal

Waka singer Salawa Abeni on Wednesday paid a courtesy visit to the new Oniru of Iruland Oba AbdulWasiu Lawal. The 59-year-old ‘Beware Medley’ singer shared a picture of the Oniru and herself on her Instagram page saying, “A courtesy visit to the new Oniru. Oba Gbolahan Lawal.” MCI reports that Oba Lawal ascended the Oniru throne nearly a year after the passing of Oba Idowu Oniru on September 19, 2019. In June, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu presented the staff of office to Oba Lawal as the 15th Oniru of Iruland. He was coronated on September 6.
Former Tinubu’s Aide, Gbolahan Lawal, Set To Become The New Oniru
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Former Tinubu’s Aide, Gbolahan Lawal, Set To Become The New Oniru

The stage is set for Gbolahan Lawal, Lagos commissioner for agriculture and former aide-de-camp (ADC) to Bola Tinubu, to be announced as the new oniru of Iru, We has learnt. He resigned his appointment as commissioner on Thursday, preparatory to taking over as the first class monarch of Iruland, which covers Victoria Island, Lagos state. The affluent Victoria Island encompasses Lagos Island, Ikoyi and the Lekki Peninsula. There have been controversies over who occupies the seat since September 2019 when Idowu Abiodun, the former oniru, died aged 82. The tussle had been between Adesegun, a former commissioner and son of the late ruler whom some chiefs had reportedly endorsed, and Hakeem Ajasa, a retired police officer also endorsed by a part of the royal family. Sources, ...
Oniru Monarch: Kingmakers, Baale, Chiefs, Indigenes Declare Unwavering Support For Aremo Segun Oniru
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Oniru Monarch: Kingmakers, Baale, Chiefs, Indigenes Declare Unwavering Support For Aremo Segun Oniru

The atmosphere in Oniru area of Lagos State on Wednesday gathered more momentum as the Kingmakers, clan head (Baale), chiefs and indigenes declare massive support for Aremo Adesegun Oniru. This was displayed in an event put together by the indigenous people of Omiru, Aremo Segun Oniru was overwhelmed when he saw the crowd clamouring for him to be the next king. The posh looking gentlemen was short of words because the crowd didn't allow him to say anything, they made it compulsory for him that he should take after his late father as the next king for the betterment of Iruland. Speaking with the clan heads, they said ' the only person that can govern the town among the contestant is Aremo, he is a true son of Iruland and he has what it takes to run the town peacefully. Futherm...
Iyanya Makes Other Artistes Look Lazy At Mavins Record – Dr. Sid
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Iyanya Makes Other Artistes Look Lazy At Mavins Record – Dr. Sid

The '' Surulere '' crooner Dr Sid made this remark at the listening party of Iyanya's latest EP titled '' Signature '' which was held at the Hard Rock Cafe, Oniru, Lagos. In a rare display of camaraderie, he declared that Iyanya has been a very positive influence on other members of the Mavin Records. “Iyanya is the best thing to happen to Mavin Records. He has made the rest of us look lazy with his work rate and I am not saying this because he is here. Iyanya has recorded over 50 songs in less than three months!” Dr. Sid exclaimed. The two linked up on stage to perform Iyanya’s hit song, Hold On which also featured Don Jazzy. Iyanya’s new EP is entitled Signature and features seven songs with a bonus track produced by Mavin Records founder, Don Jazzy and their two other producers, A...
UK Okays Diezani’s Trial For “Money Laundering”
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UK Okays Diezani’s Trial For “Money Laundering”

All is set for the trial of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, and four others in London for alleged corrupt practices. The trial has been fixed for June and more evidence were hauled to the United Kingdom at the weekend. Part of the evidence are the proceedings of a Federal High Court in respect of the order of final forfeiture of $153million allegedly traced to the ex-minister. It was also learnt that one of the suspects had been found at a hideout in London and placed under surveillance. There have been reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was negotiating with Mrs. Alison-Madueke. The EFCC yesterday said it was not engaged in any secret negotiation with her. According to a source in the anti-graft agency, who ...