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Ikere Ekiti: One shot as festivals turn violent

What would have been double joy of merriment from two traditional festivals in Ikere- Ekiti turned violent at the weekend , following the shooting of one person in a confrontation between celebrants of Odun Oba and Olosunta. The Odun Oba Festival celebrated by the Ogoga , Oba Adejimi Adu Alagbado …

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I remain a Traditional Ruler in Ekiti – Olukere

Olukere of Ikere

The Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, yesterday, dismissed the claim credited to the Ekiti State Council of Obas,  that he should not be addressed as an Oba,  insisting that he remains a traditional ruler in Ekiti State. Obasoyin said the Council acted prejudicial and unnecessary hasty by issuing a …

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Court Grants Olukere Bail

olukere of ikere

An Ekiti State High Court on Friday granted bail to the Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, who is standing trial for alleged murder. Ruling on the bail application filed by his counsel, Morakinyo Ogele, Justice Abiodun Adesodun admitted the monarch to N5m bail and two sureties in like sum. …

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Murder: Court Grants Olukere Of Ikere-Ekiti Bail

Olukere of Ikere

The Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, was on Friday granted bail by an Ekiti State High Court, after spending almost two months in prison custody. The monarch was arrested and remanded on December 25, 2017 over the murder charge slammed on him by the state government. Trouble started after …

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Olukere’s Supporters Staged a Protest, Demand his Release

Olukere of Ikere

Hundreds of supporters of the Olukere of Ikere Ekiti, second largest town after the state capital, Ado Ekiti, yesterday stormed the magistrate court premises in Ado Ekiti, in solidarity of the man they called their monarch, and demanded for his unconditional release, insisting that the man did not commit any …

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