OBA OF BENIN CELEBRATES 3RD YEAR CORONATION ANNIVERSARY

  The Oba of Benin is the traditional ruler and the custodian of the culture of the Edo people and head of the historic Eweka dynasty of the Benin Empire. The reigning Oba of Benin,  Ewuare II was born October 20, 1953) while he was also crowned as the Oba of Benin on same day, 20 October  in 2016. Today, in his ancient palace in the Benin city, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba Edo Uku Akpolokpolo celebrates 3rd year on the throne of his forefathers. See the event in pictures……  

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TOP DIGNITARIES STORM ILE-IFE AS OONI INSTALLS ADEBUTU AS ODOLE OODUA

OBASANJO, OSINBAJO, GOVERNORS OTHERS STORM ILE-IFE AS OONI INSTALLS ADEBUTU AS THE NEW ODOLE OODUA Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, were among top dignitaries that stormed the ancient city of Ile Ife believed to be the cradle of mankind and traditional headquarters of Yoruba race on Saturday as the Arole Oodua & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II installed the gaming business magnate, Sir Kessington Adebutu(Dodondawa) as the new Odole Oodua. Accompanied by the Ogun state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun and his…

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ODOLE OODUA, ADEBUTU KESSINGTON INSTALLED

Kessington Adebutu proceeds to Oranmiyan shrine(Igbo Eede) for traditional rite as Odole Oodua The Odole-elect, Sir Adebutu Kessington has proceeded to Oranmiyan shrine known as IGBO EEDE for traditional rites during which he will be blessed in preparations for his installation as the Odole Oodua by the Arole Oodua, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II. This was disclosed during a press briefing coordinated by the Director of Media and Public Affairs, Comrade Moses Olafare on Saturday morning. According to the briefing, a chariot will be used to convey Adebutu to…

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OLOJO FESTIVAL: Ooni Adeyeye Regals in Obalufon Attire

↔ OUR TAKE FROM OLOJO FESTIVAL: PUT HISTORY BACK TO THE SCHOOL CURRICULUM………TellAfrica. Obalufon Ogbododiyan reigned in Ife Ooye for 500 years as the 4th Ooni of Ile-Ife. It is noteworthy, that at the Olojo Festival 2019, H.I.M Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi made history as he adorned a customised outlook of his forebears. A nation without an history is a figment of a false imagination……….Can we TELL the Nigeria leaders/politicians to put HISTORY back in the school curriculum. #PutHistoryBackInTheSchoolCurricullum #Letourhistorybetoldtogenerationsunbor #Childrendeservetoknowhistory #LetHistorybeStudiedasaSubject #GivebackourHistory

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IRRECHA FESTIVAL HOSTED IN ETHIOPIA’S CAPITAL CITY

Addis Ababa welcome millions of Oromos on Saturday as they celebrate their annual Thanksgiving at the Irrecha Festival. The Oromos are the largest ethnic group in the country. They gathered in the city dressed in black, red and white traditional regalia. This is the first time the festival is being held in the capital, in over a century. The Oromia region occupies the south of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa and the inhabitants are called the Oromos. The Oromos celebrate Irrecha as a mark of gratitude to God for the…

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