The media sphere became agog throughout April, 2017. Over a trailing video of how the Royal Majesty of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, where he disregarded the homage paid to him by the Ooni of Ife at a public event.
Subsequently, the palace of the Lagos monarch caught fire, owing to an unknown cause. Although some individuals ascribed the incident to a consequence of the rage of ‘gods’ from Ife, whose king Oba Akiolu had humiliated.
While Oba Enitan Ogunwusi was being interviewed by Osasu Igbinedion of Osasu Show, the monarch cleared that he has no rift with Oba Akiolu, claiming that
the media only “over-celebrated the situation”.