42 artistes to perform at Olubadan’s coronation

TVC E - The ancient city of Ibadan, Southwest Nigeria will come to a standstill on Friday March 4, as music stars across the country have signed up to perform at the coronation ceremony of  new Olubadan- designate, High Chief Saliu Adetunji. Reliable source confirmed to our Correspondent that no fewer than 42 musicians including Evangelist Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi and Fuji artistes, K1, Wasiu Alabi Pasuma and Suleiman Alao Malaika will perform live at the coronation of the 41st Olubadan of Ibadanland. The installation of Chief Adetunji as the 41st Olubadan is slated for Friday March 4, 2016 in the ancient city. The impeccable source also disclosed that the musicians cut across major Yoruba music genres such as Juju, Fuji, Apala and Highlife. He (the source) added that none of the artistes wants to miss the opportunity to perform for the new Olubadan, who is a major player in the music industry. Adetunji is a music producer and promoter...

Life and time of late Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Samuel Odugade

TVC E, NEWS - When Nigeria celebrated the centenary anniversary of her amalgamation in 2014, the late monarch of the ancient and largest city in West Africa, Ibadan, was among few Nigerians who also celebrated their centenary birthday. Upon the announcement of his death, the ancient city of Ibadan was thrown into mourning mood, with friends, family members, political and socio-economical associates paying tributes to the late monarch. Although details about Oba Odulana’s death were sketchy, he had been indisposed for some time on account of old age. The throne [caption id="attachment_6921" align="alignleft" width="300"] Late Oba Odulana Odugade[/caption] Oba Odulana mounted the throne in 2007 as the 39th Olubadan. He was the 17th Olubadan since the title was elevated from Baale Ibadan to the Olubadan in 1930. The first traditional ruler to bear the new title was Oba Okunola Abass who reigned between 1930 and 1946. Next in line to the throne is the Balogun of Ibadan,...