Ondo: Owo Mourn As Oba Olateru Olagbegi Passes On

By Ayodele Oni, Akure The death of Olowo of Owo in ondo state, Oba Folagbade Olateru Olagbegi, cfr has shocked many Nigerians, particularly in the south west who knew the monarch to be well respected and peace loving traditional ruler. The senior Advocate passed on this morning in the ancient town of Owo. When the magazine visited this morning, the gate to the palace was locked, while commercial activities have been suspended at the community’s major market adjacent to the palace. Oba Olagbegi was 77 when he joined his ancestors.…

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Betty: A Woman of Steel

Comfort Obi

By Comfort Obi Even though we are from the same state and zone, Imo, Owerri, I first met Ondo state First Lady, Betty Anyanwu- Akeredolu on the pages of newspapers before I met her physically this other day in Akure. Let me also disclose that we attended the same secondary school – Egbu Girls, in Owerri North LGA – but I didn’t quite take note. I was her junior, and you know, at the time, junior students held their senior students very much in awe. But our paths crossed on…

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