Nigerian Kingdoms

News

 Breaking News
  • Alaafin of Oyo Title: Alaafin of Oyo Full Name: Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III Lineage: Adeyemi Coronation: 19-11-1970 Palace: na State: oyo Profile: Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III (born 15 October 1938) is the Alaafin, or traditional ruler,...
  • Akarigbo of Remo Title: Akarigbo of Remo Full Name: Babatunde  Ajayi Lineage: Akarigbo Coronation: 30-08-2017 Palace: na State: Ogun Profile: The Akarigbo of Remo or Lord of Remo is a title of Kingship...
  • Aku Uka of Wukari Title: Aku Uka of Wukari Full Name: Shekarau Angyu Masa Ibi Kuvyon II Lineage: Kuvyon Coronation: 00-00-1980 Palace: na State: Taraba Profile:...
  • Emir of Borgu Title: Emir of Borgu Full Name: Muhammad Sani Haliru Dantoro Kitoro IV Lineage: Kitoro Coronation: 26-02-2002 Palace: na State: Niger Profile: CITATION AND PROFILE OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS ALH. MUHAMMED SANI...

Olubadan of Ibadan

Olubadan of Ibadan
September 02
13:00 2018
Title: Olubadan of Ibadan
Full Name: Saliu Adetunji
Lineage: Odugade
Coronation: 04-03-2016
Palace: Aremo
State: Oyo
Profile: Saliu was born as the first of 17 children of Raji Olayiwola and Suwebat Amope Adetunji on August 26, 1928 in Ibadan, Oyo State. He grew up learning vocational jobs until he took fashion designing as a means of living after moving into Lagos. While working as a fashion designer, Saliu delved into musical record marketing until in 1960 when he founded his first of three record label imprints called Baba Laje Records which housed notable fuji music acts including Dauda Epo-Akara and Wasiu Ayinde Marshall.

Prior to his coronation as the Olubadan of Ibadan, Saliu Adetunji was the Balogun of Ibadan land.

Related Articles