“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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Islamic Movement In Nigeria Criticises Pete Edochie’s Portrayal Of Shiites In New Movie

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has expressed disapproval at the portrayal of Shiites in a yet-to-be-released Nollywood movie titled, ‘Fatal Arrogance’. Pete Edochie plays the lead role in the film, which was shot in Enugu and produced by Anosike Kingsley Orji. The movie’s official trailer is yet to be released, however, its behind-the-scenes and a 12-minute-clip from the set are already generating controversy on social media. The group linked the movie to a book of the same title as the movie, ‘Fatal Arrogance’ written by Kuanum Terrence, launched in…

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Veteran Actor & Cultural Enthusiasts, Pa Jimoh Aliu Is Dead

Prominent nollywood actor and Yoruba cultural enthusiast who produced the epical movie “Arelu” died at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti. Pa Jimoh Aliu, MFR, also known as Aworo, was a Nigerian dramatist, sculptor, film writer, playwright and director, born on November 11, 1939, Ekiti, Nigeria and took his last breadth on 17 September 2020 in Ado Ekiti. TellAfrica gathered that Jimoh Aliu, a former President of the Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners(ANTP) was aged 85 years. More details shortly…..

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31 Yr-Old Woman Struck A Final Pose To Death As She Falls Into A Dam

Final pose! 31-year-old woman dies after falling into dam while posing for photos. A woman slipped into a dam while posing for photos at a lovers’ picnic at Chepkiit Waterfalls in Nandi County. Our correspondent S’Teller learnt that the 31-year-old Dorcas Jepkemoi Chumba was swept away by raging waters on Sunday afternoon while her partner, Benjamin Kazungu, was using her phone to take pictures of her. Ms Chumba’s family, which hails from Kapchorwa village in Keiyo South, has been camping at the falls since Sunday with the hope of retrieving…

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COVID-19: Skip Kissing, Wear A Mask During Sex, Expert Warns

-Adewale Adetoyese Wear a mask during sex, skip kissing to prevent coronavirus – Expert warns. A top Canada based doctor, Theresa Tam has warned that people should skip kissing and consider wearing a mask when having sex to reduce the chances of being exposed to the novel coronavirus. Our correspondent S’Teller learnt that the Canada’s chief medical officer laid out the sexual ground rules during a statement that covered the best ways to keep safe from COVID-19 while engaging in sexual intercourse. “Sexual health is an important part of our…

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Nigeria Government Approves Maize Importation As Food Short-falls

The government of Nigeria through the apex bank, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has granted approval to four agro-processing companies to import 262,000 tons of maize and corn in the bid to complement an anticipated shortage of the commodity in the country. This was disclosed in an internal memo of the Nigeria Customs Service seen dated August 6, 2020, as endorsed by the deputy comptroller–general, T.M Isa (Tariff and Trade), which also was confirmed to this newspaper by the service’s public relations officer, Joseph Attah. “In line with government policy…

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Former Imo Governor Ohakim & Mistress Fights Dirty, Police Intervenes

The former governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, was in a dirty fight with a woman he had been in a romantic relationship. The former governor had alleged that at some point, the woman assaulted him in his hotel room in Abuja. The woman, Chinyere Amuchienwa, who also hails from Imo State lives in Lagos where she deals in luxury items. Mr Ohakim, 63, was governor from 2007 to 2011. He lost the election in 2019 when he contested again for the position. He has been married for 39 years…

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Peacemaker Stabbed To Death By One Of The Rivals Fighting Over Teenage Girlfriend

-Adewale Adetoyese A peacemaker, Muhammed Obadimeji, has been killed while separating a fight between two men, Eniola Ayodele and Kayode Babashola, in the Dopemu area of Lagos State. Our correspondent S’Teller gathered that Ayodele and Babashola were reportedly fighting over their girlfriend, Barakat Wasiu, when Obadimeji intervened to make peace. While separating the rivals, it was learnt that Ayodele, who was armed with a sharp object, allegedly stabbed Obadimeji in the chest in an attempt to stab Babashola. The impact of the stabbing made Obadimeji to fall to the ground,…

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