POSTPONEMENT OF TIAF EVENT……

The entire TellAfrica crew wishes to, on behalf of HIM Ooni Adeyeye Babatunde Ogunwusi thank and appreciate all that had been involved in ensuring a successful maiden edition of TellAfrica Art & Craft Festival (TIAF) 2018; most especially our partners, sponsors, intending exhibitors and all others too numerous to mention. It is often generally said that, “nothing stops an idea whose time has come” and it is in this spirit that the organizers of this maiden edition has concurred to superior reasoning of ‘the more the merrier’. Due to the…

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OONI TAKES LOVE, UNITY & CHARITABLE ACT TO A NEW LEVEL

Ooni takes Love, Unity and Charitable Act to a New Level as he presents: TELLAFRICA INTERNATIONAL ART&CRAFT FESTIVAL, JUNE 2019. The Ooni of Ife, H.I.M Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi (Ojaja II) has taken his bid for peace, love, unity and charitable act to a new level. If permitted to adjudge, I will call this a step in the right and novel direction. Ooni Ogunwusi is one of the foremost Nigerian monarch and Co-chairman of the Nigeria Council of Traditional rulers. Since his ascension to the throne in 2015, he is…

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TELLAFRICA INTERNATIONAL ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL (TIAF) BALTIMORE MD, US 2019

  There is a serious dearth of information across the black population all over the world; an apparent inability of the descendants of Africans especially in this 21st century to identify themselves as a part of their very interesting cultural heritage. Having realised this, His imperial Majesty, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, Arole Oduduwa (The Projenitor of the African Race) came up with the idea of TellAfrica. TellAfrica is a lifestyle; moral, culture & heritage and a travel blog dedicated to telling African stories to Africans all over…

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OONI COMMISSIONS FIRST BUILDING IN EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI VILLAGE

                                                                                                                 23rd of June, 2018 By Oluwatosin Sammy Ayodele There is a saying that says the journey of a thousand miles starts with a step. Less than a year ago, when the young looking man but…

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WHY WE CONFERRED HIGHEST ACADEMIC HONOUR ON OONI OGUNWUSI – BRAZIL’S ACADEMY OF LETTERS

A Brazil, Rio de Janeiro-based Academy of Letters has said it bestowed “Academic Palms”, the highest honor usually granted Heads of States, Ministers and President of High Cultural Association, on Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi for promoting peace among people of diverse religious beliefs globally. Members of the academic community, who received Ooni Ogunwusi and his entourage to the premises of the academy where the award ceremony was held, during his 10 days visit to the Latin American nation, included the immediate past Brazilian ambassador to Nigeria, Mrs Maria…

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OONI’S RESTORATION VISIT TO BRAZIL; THE PROCLAMATION OF BAHIA STATE 2018

Ooni visits oldest African temple, proclaims Bahia capital of Yoruba nation in Americas BOLADALE BAMIGBOLA reports for Osaara African Culture. Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has proclaimed Bahia, a state in Brazil as the headquarters of Yoruba nation in the Americas. The royal father made the proclamation during a visit to the oldest temple owned by the blacks in Salvador, the headquarters of Bahia state. The royal father, alongside 17 notable royal fathers drawn across South West states and Kwara, Ifa priests, university teachers,…

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SALVADOR, BRAZIL TWINNING ILE-IFE, NIGERIA

ILE-IFE, YORUBA RACE TWINNED WITH SALVADOR CITY IN BRAZIL FOR CULTURAL TOURISM & BUSINESS EXCHANGE The city of Ile Ife, Nigeria has been declared as a twin city of Salvador, the capital of Bahia state in Brazil. The declaration was made in Casa-Pefetora, Office of Mayor of Salvador by the Mayor, Acm Neto, after the bill had been passed by the Congress of Salvador sequel to the motion moved by Hon. Mauricio Trindade. Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, is to sign the treaty on behalf of Ile Ife and…

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The Intricacies of the Odun-Ifa

The Odun-Ifa festival of lle-Ife is an international festival usually referred to as the World Ifa Day. It is so-called due to the fact that; people from different countries of the world, whose origin have been traced to the foremost Oduduwa race, travel from all over the world to Ile-Ife for the event.   The event marks the beginning of a new calendar year for the African Traditional Believers. The festival which runs for a period of two weeks was at its peak yesterday 2 June 2018, when the mammoth…

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Ooni’s self Appraisal after 865 days on the throne.

Anytime spent with my king, the Arole Oodua, be it virtual or physical had never been a waste. To say that he tries his best to schedule such occasion despite his absolutely tight schedule is unprecedented. I still wonder where he got such energy to meet up all obligation since almost three years of his reign….. no wonder, he is Orisa! This time around, its serious business; it’s an appraisal! H.I.M took time out to share his acceptance statement as presented on the 7th of December 2015 after he was chosen…

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