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Agbede quits as YCE President

The leadership crisis rocking the Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE took a new twist on Tuesday as the embattled President, Dansaaki Ade Agbede voluntarily quits his position. Agbede made the announcement at the meeting of the Senior Elders’ Forum of the Council held at the Bodija, Ibadan residence of the first female Professor of Library Science in More...

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By Temitope Oluwayomi On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
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Why Southwest should continue to resist RUGA, by Akintoye

Renowned historian and Second Republic Senator Banji Akintoye on Tuesday urged the people of the Southwest to strengthen the resolve of the six governors from the region to reject the proposed Rural Gracing Areas More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Ganiat Fawehinmi at 70

The celebrant with her children, grandchildren and friends Recently, Mrs. Ganiat Bukola Fawehinmi, wife of the late legal luminary, Chief Gani Fawehinmi celebrated her 70th birthday in Lagos. Photos by Ayodele More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Afenifere to Yoruba: activate your self-defence measure against terrorism

SOCIO-political group, Afenifere, has advised the Yoruba to activate their traditional and communal self-defence system in the face of insecurity in the land. It called on the Federal Government to urgently tackle More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Sunday, May 26th, 2019
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Ooni empowers 1,000 fashion designers

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Saturday empowered no fewer than 1,000 fashion designers and charged them to be hardworking in their chosen career. The Ooni gave the charge during the maiden edition More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Farewell to a distinguished Ikale Monarch, Oba Bode Ayelomi

The royal family of Oba Ayelomi of Ayeka Kingdom has announced the passage to glory of their patriarch, His Royal Majesty, Oba Frederick Bode Ayelomi, JP, (Lulaire II), The Lumure of Ayeka Kingdom. A week long More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Friday, May 17th, 2019
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Final funeral rites for Olowo on Friday

All roads lead to the ancient town of Owo, Ondo state on Friday for final burial rites of late Olowo of Owo, Oba Folagbade Olaterub Olagbegi. The late Olowo joined his ancestors on April, 16. There had been visits More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Monday, May 6th, 2019
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No, Not Again! Alaafin of Oyo Tackles Ooni of Ife

When Oba Okunade Sijuwade was alive and reigning as the Ooni of Ife, he and Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, the Alaafin of Oyo, were behaving like two recalcitrant cocks thrown into a pit or two male lions defending their More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Thursday, April 25th, 2019
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Oluwo debunks Igbo’s claim on Oduduwa

OLUWO of Iwoland Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi, Telu I has debunked the claim that Oduduwa, the progenitor of the Yoruba race, was the last born of an Igbo prince. Reacting to Ohaneze Ndigbo’s counter claim More...

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By Temitope Oluwayomi On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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Ibadan Obas to Olubadan: you’re denigrating Olubadan stool

Indication emerged yesterday that the rift between the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji and the promoted Obas in Ibadanland constituting the Olubadan-in-Council may have further worsened. The aggrieved Ibadan More...