Alaafin List Categories Of Kings Kwam I, Mayegun Of Yorubaland Can’t Disrespect

  The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has said Mayegun of Yoruba land, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, popularly known as Kwam I cannot disrespect the likes of the Ooni of Ife, the Orangun of Ila, the Awujale of Ijebu-Ode, the Owa Obokun of Ilesa, the Alake of Egba and stretch his hands to them either in private or public gatherings.

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Gani Adams And The Desecration Of Yoruba Tradition

Gani Adams And The Desecration Of Yoruba Tradition The Yoruba traditions, norm, customs and culture have been subjected to ridicules. Just two days ago, on social media, I saw the list of almost twenty people who Chief Gani Adams are preparing to confer with another Chieftaincy titles this month as part of his second year anniversary as Aare Onakakanfo. Before making enquiries from our elders who are very vast in Yoruba history, I asked myself! As someone who has spent 58 years on earth. Can a chief confer chieftaincy title…

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GLAMOUR, GLITZ AS OBA KAYODÈ AFOLABI INSTALLED AS ALAPOMU OF APOMU

Prince Kayode Afolabi from the Atoyebi Ruling House was on Tuesday installed as the Alapomu of Apomu in Isokan Local Government Area of Osun State. It came a day after Governor Gboyega Oyetola approved the appointment of the monarch at the state’s executive council meeting. The stool of Alapomu had been vacant since the death of Oba Lasisi Afolabi of Ayeye Ruling House in 2015. Oba Afolabi joins the likes of the Apetumodu of Ipetumodu and the Alara of Ara whose appointments were recently ratified by the Oyetola administration. A…

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Cultural Upgrade: Catalyst for Modern Attraction

I danced and nobody can dare ask why I dance because I don’t dance for you but God. We should not blame a sweet melody because of the drummer. Rather, appreciate whatever synchronize and in tune with time. Dancing to songs of all nature, be it modern shaku shaku or Tesumole shouldn’t be limited to people of certain age and position. Kings are human. Let us enjoy ourselves with modern styles, songs and dancing steps. Songs are instruments of merriments and dancing steps are manifestation of happy mood. As kings,…

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