Come 26th September, 2023 the Mayegun of Yorùbá Land and Fuji music legend, Alhaji Wasiu Olasunkanmi Ayinde Marshall shall be installed as OLORI OMO OBA AKILE IJEBU by HRM Ọba (Dr) Sikiru Kayode Adetona (Ogbagba II), the Awujale of Ijebu Land.
According to a statement by the Chairman, media committee of planning committee, Otunba Sesan Rufai, the event will run from Monday, 18th September, 2023 till Tuesday, 26th September, 2023.
The statement notes that the 18th September to 25th September shall be for the traditional rites and installation processes associated with the coveted title. The grand finale shall then be on Tuesday, September 26 at Oba Awujale’s Palace in Ijebu-Ode which shall witness the presence of the presidency, governors, top dignitaries, royal fathers, captains of industry and many other important guests.
“To ensure orderliness and forestall stampede of any sort during the ceremony on September 26, the Olori Omo Oba Akile Ijebu has also made provisions at different venues for various guests and the public where top artistes shall be performing, and foods and drinks would be served.
“The public are hereby advised to take to travel advisory at the areas where the ceremony shall take place. Further directives on traffic and vehicular movement in and around the event venues shall be communicated in due course”, the statement adds.
The statement further revealed that maximum enjoyment and security are assured as preparations are in top gear to ensure that the installation ceremony becomes a success
BREAKING: Police arrest Naira Marley over death of Mohbad
Music star, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, has been taken into custody for interrogation and other investigation activities over the death of his former singee, Mohabd.
This was confirmed by Lagos State Police Command PRO, SP Benjamin Hundeyin via his X handle.
He wrote, “Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley has been taken into custody for interrogation and other investigation activities…#justice4Mohbad #justiceforMohbad.”
Earlier, the Marlian Music boss announced via his verified X handle on Tuesday night that he had returned to Nigeria.
He wrote, “I’d like to share that I’ve just arrived back in Lagos, Nigeria to assist the authorities with the ongoing investigation. It’s important I do my part for Imole. I’ll be meeting with the police with hopes for the truth to be uncovered and for justice to prevail.”
Recall that Naira Marley has debunked allegations that he has a hand in the death of Mohbad, stressing that despite their fallout in 2022, “no harm was wished on him.”
Mohbad: ‘There Has Been Several Calls To Release Sam Larry’ – Police
There are indications that police in Lagos State are under pressure to release music promoter, Balogun Olamilekan Eletu, also known as Sam Larry.
Naija News recalls that Sam Larry was arrested and held for interrogation over the controversial death of 27-year-old singer, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad.
Sources at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Yaba, Lagos, who spoke with The Guardian revealed that since Sam Larry’s arrest last week, there had been a series of calls to the Officer in Charge (O/C) SCIID, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Waheed Ayilara, to release the suspect.
The sources revealed that the individual calling made a promise to produce him whenever he is needed.
The source said, “There have been several calls to my boss to release Eletu, while the investigation continues. A renowned traditional ruler on the Island (names withheld) is always calling, pleading with my boss to release him after interrogation.
“When he became persistent, my boss directed him to the Commissioner of Police (CP), on the ground that he is the only one that can give the order for Eletu’s release or otherwise.”
The police further stated that investigations are still ongoing concerning the singer’s death and are still exploring other leads.
A source also alleged that Sam Larry confessed to the police that his disagreement with Mohbad stemmed from his indebtedness to the tune of N2 million, which the singer refused to pay.
According to the source, Sam Larry admitted going to where the late singer was having his show, prior to his death, allegedly to demand the money he owed him.
“This is not the Islam the Prophet left for us” Muslim critic slams Mercy Aigbe over her new title from the Muslim community
A Muslim critic has faulted the Muslim community for honoring Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe with a new title.
Kemi Filani reported that the talented role interpreter had been honored with the title of Arowoshadinni by ABD Azeez Islamic Foundation.
Sharing the good news online, Mercy Aigbe reintroduced herself with her new title as she appreciated them for the honor.
The news wasn’t well received by a Muslim critic, as he noted how everything in life is now about money. According to him, this isn’t the Islam, their Prophet left for them.
“Hmmmm, this is really not the Islam the Prophet left for us anymore. It’s all about money”.
Fans of the actress, tackled him as they questioned what was wrong with her getting honored.
One Ayobami wrote, “Keeps crying Prophet secretary
One Rukky Stitches wrote, “Eni problem daddy wa
Concurring with the critic, one Haybee World wrote, “This life just have money
Another critic, Easy Biddy, wrote, “You can say that again. The religion has been manipulated
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