Re: Niger monarch shoots subject dead

June 28, 2022 Blueprint 0

It has become imperative for us to set the record straight on the above subject matter. The crisis emanated from the dispute between Eppa community and Etisheshi an area in Mokwa town, Niger state. A youth from the Etisheshi area was invited by a magistrate court but he refused to appear after the fifth summons, prompting his arrest . The Read More

Minister tasks FCT monarchs to evolve new ways of tackling insecurity

April 27, 2022 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Following recent security reports in some area councils of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has called on traditional rulers and other stakeholders to evolve new methods of tackling insecurity in the nation’s capital. The minister gave this charge at the 6th security meeting with area council chairmen, FCT council of graded chiefs and Read More

Insecurity: Monarchs deserve constitutional roles – Adegoke

April 3, 2022 Bayo Agboola 0

The newly promoted Aare Onibon of Ibadanland, Olooye Adegboyega Adegoke, has asked government to make traditional rulers more responsible constitutionally to their domains to reduce social vices to the barest minimum. Olooye Adegoke made the call in Ibadan over the weekend while speaking with journalists shortly after his promotion from Bada Balogun of Ibadanland to Aare Onibon by the Olubadan Read More

Ogun community seeks justice for slain monarch

Residents of Agodo community in Ewekoro local government area of Ogun state have cried out to the state government and security agencies to ensure justice is served on the killers of Oba Ayinde Odetola, the monarch of the community. The community members besieged the governor’s office, in Abeokuta to protest the killing and stated that the monarch and his three Read More

Attacks on monarchs attempt to cow them – NGF

January 19, 2022 Blueprint 0

Plateau state governor and chairman, Northern Governors Forum, Simon Bako Lalong, has decried the upsurge of attacks on traditional rulers in Nigeria, saying it is an attempt by criminals to intimidate them against exposing crimes within their domains in order to totally subdue the entire population. Governor Lalong made the statement at the annual Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation lecture, Read More

FCTA tasks monarchs on 2022 area council polls

January 7, 2022 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Few weeks to the 2022 FCT area council elections, the FCT Administration has admonished traditional rulers of the 17 Abuja graded chiefdoms to foster peace especially before and during the electioneering in the Territory. In particular, the administration said it will not hesitate to hold traditional leaders responsible for the breakdown of peace in their domains, as they are those Read More

Monarch calls for religious tolerance, peaceful coexistence

January 3, 2022 Donald Iorchir 0

The Etsu of Kwali, Alhaji (Dr) Shaban Audu Nizazo III, has urged those within Kwali and environs to keep promoting religious tolerance, peaceful coexistence and unity of Nigeria. The monarch made the call at New Year message to the people of Kwali under his domain. Thanking God for a peaceful Christmas celebration in the area, while speaking to Blueprint, the Read More

Monarch advocates restructuring to ensure true federalism

November 29, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The need for total restructuring of the nation as a way out of the current quagmire bedeviling the nation is one of the best options for the country to move forward, the chairman of the Ondo State Council of Obas, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi has said. He stated this at the 14th Public Lecture and Presentation of Essays in honour Read More