OONI NAMES SON AFTER PREDECESSOR, SIR ADESOJI ADEREMI, TO RELEASE PICTURES AFTER 21 DAYS

The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on Wednesday fulfilled his promise to name his newly born prince after his predecessor, Sir Tadenikawo Adesoji Aderemi. The day which climaxed the first eight-day of the 3 week cultural rites traditionally observed at the Ile Oodua Palace of the Ooni of Ife for naming new born princes and princess started with the traditional movement of the Ooni from his private residence in the palace to the sacred Yeyemoolu well to offer prayers and traditional rites before…

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Fingal Social Inclusion Week: Bashir Obasekola PhD & Oluwo of Iwo, A Nigerian Monarch Stole The Show In Dublin

The migrant community in Fingal County Council, Dublin, Republic of Ireland were not just excited but grateful to the council for such an amazing event powered by MaryCare Foundation with the support of TellAfrica as homeland Africa was virtually relocated to Ireland on Tuesday 18 November 2020. The theme of the event: Health, Economic & Social Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Migrant Community in Fingal County Council & Environ was judiciously dealt by three guest speakers which includes; William Deng, Esq. from the Netherlands, Tolani Balogun RN while Oba Abdulrasheed…

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THE HEIR TO THE THRONE OF ODUDUWA IS BORN

-Moses ‘Yera Olafare This is to officially inform the general public that The Almighty Olodumare has blessed the House Oduduwa with a crown Prince as our mother Yeyeluwa, Olori Silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi gave birth to a bouncing baby boy at the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 18th November 2020. Mother and child are in a perfect condition. Congratulations to the Royal family, the kingdom of Ife(The Source), Yoruba race and the entire descendants of Oduduwa worldwide on the save arrival of this Heir to the sacred throne of the…

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EndSARS: OONI HOSTS LEAGUE OF IMAMS PRESIDENT, SAYS ‘PEACE HAS NO SUBSTITUTE’

-Moses ‘Yera Olafare The Arole Oduduwa & Oon of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on Wednesday played host to the President General, League of Imams and Alfas of South-West, Edo and Delta States, Imam Jamiu Kewulere, at his Ile-Oodua Palace, Ile Ife. During the courtesy visit, topical national issues affecting the country including the #EndSARS protests which was hijacked by hoodlums were fully discussed in the interest of the country. Ooni Ogunwusi, the Spiritual Leader of the entire Oduduwa Race worldwide who is also the Co-Chairman of the…

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Oluwo Hosts Alaafin, Harps On Unity in Traditional Institution

The Oluwo of Iwoland, HIM Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, today hosted the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, HIM Iku Baba Yeye, in his Iwo palace. Oba Akanbi condemned the disunity in Yoruba traditional Institution, calling on the Alaafin to engineer process of reunification to the advantage of our rich respected heritage in the world map. He described Alaafin as a foremost traditional ruler not only in Yorubaland but also in Nigeria, saying his words and actions are needed at this critical time of unity challenge in the institution. Alaafin,…

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EndSARS: Oluwo Calls for Inclusion of Traditional Rulers Into Panel of Inquiry

Oluwo of Iwoland, HIM Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has called on the federal and state governments to include resourceful traditional rulers into the panel of inquiries on police brutality through out the nation. In his appeal, Oba Akanbi said, aside police stations, responsible palaces are always primary points of contact at any security threat or security brutality, calling on the government to incorporate responsible monarchs into the panel of inquiries. He stated doing so will keep traditional rulers abreast of security issues and equally facilitate effective mediation where needed. Oluwo…

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Oluwo of Iwoland’s Palace Defended By Citizens As Hoodlums attack Iwo LG Secretariat, Osun

Bola Bamigbola Hoodlums on Saturday attacked Iwo Local Government Secretariat in Osun State. During the attack, the hoodlums damaged properties and set a vehicle ablaze, sources at the Oluwo of Iwoland’s palace confirmed. Eyewitnesses told The PUNCH that the hoodlums also looted some offices in the Secretariat. A member of the state cabinet, who preferred anonymity, confirmed the attack.The hoodlums moving in large numbers also looted Tuns Farm along Osogbo/Ikirun road. An aide to the chairman of Iwo East LCDA, who preferred anonymity, said the Secretariat of the LCDA was looted by…

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“YOU’RE THE FACE OF OUR TOURISM EXPEDITION”, OYETOLA HAILS OONI AS IFE CELEBRATE OLOJO FESTIVAL

-Adewale Adetoyese Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola has described the Arole Oodua, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, as a royal ally and a critical face of his administration’s tourism expedition. Governor Oyetola made this known on Saturday, while joining thousands of natives, tourists and dignitaries at the Ile Oduduwa Palace of Ile-Ife, to celebrate the 2020 edition of Olojo festival. “We are happy to have an Ooni who shares our dream that Olojo Festival should be of tourist and commercial values and not a mere avenue for celebrations…

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Ooni Ogunwusi Returns From Seclusion; Harps On Fasting, Prayers Towards Seeking Heavenly Blessings

-Adewale Adetoyese The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on Friday night returned from the seven days seclusion exercise which he embarked upon as part of the ongoing Olojo festival. While addressing the cheering crowd at his Ile Oodua Palace, Ooni Ogunwusi described his journey as a core spiritual exercise during which he prayed for his subjects, the Yoruba race and the entire humanity. “Tonight, I’ll give you keys towards receiving heavenly blessings and all round breakthrough. It is fasting and prayers to the…

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Ooni Calls Jimoh Aliu Hero Of Yoruba Culture, Says His Death Is A Blow To Nigerian Theatre Industry

-Olafare Moses ‘Yera The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has described the death of the veteran nollywood giant, Pa Jimoh Aliu as a passage of one of Yoruba’s greatest heroes of culture and traditions, saying his death has dealt a blow to the theatre and film industry in Nigeria. Ooni Ogunwusi, the Spiritual leader of the Oodua race worldwide in a statement by his Director of Media and Public Affairs, Comrade Moses Olafare, described the late actor, producer and entertainer as a unique…

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