Yoruba Affairs

Ajimobi installs 21 new Ibadan kings in one day

Written on September 10th, 2017 by
Categories: Yoruba Affairs

PUNCH   Ajimobi installs 21 new Ibadan kings in one day Published August 28, 2017 Members of the Olubadan-in-Council, who were newly promoted as obas, with the Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi (5th left); and his wife, Florence, during the presentation of ce...
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Ajimobi presents letters to 30 new Ibadan monarchs

Written on September 10th, 2017 by
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Ajimobi presents letters to 30 new Ibadan monarchs - Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Friday presented letters of conferment of kingship to 30 new kings in Ibadan. The presentation followed the recommendation of the committee set up by the governor to review t...
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: Communique of Yoruba Summit held in Ibadan on September 7, 2017

Written on September 10th, 2017 by
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  Yoruba Summit Communique The Ibadan Declaration: Communique of Yoruba Summit held in Ibadan on September 7, 2017 at Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan, Oyo State Preamble Leaders and people of Yoruba nation met in a solemn gathering at the Lekan Salami Stadium,Adamasingba I...
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An Insight into the Cultural Meaning of the name “Aluko” (The Purple Woodcock)

Written on August 17th, 2016 by
Categories: Yoruba Affairs

  Aluko - Purple Woodcock   Agbe - Blue Turaco Lekeleke - Cattle Egret   http://www.theyorubablog.com/bi-oju-ba-mo-agbe-a-yale-alaro-aluko-a-yale-olosun-lekeleke-a-yale-elefun/ The Yoruba Blog Ẹ jẹ ki a gbé èdè àti àṣà Yorùbá Lár...
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Egbe Omo Oduduwa Press Statement: Jonathan’s Conference and Federalism – The True Position

Written on June 26th, 2016 by
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  Egbe Omo Oduduwa Press Statement: Jonathan’s Conference and Federalism: The True Position A recent statement of Dr. Femi Okunrounmu (a leading member of Afenifere) to the effect that “If Buhari had embarked on the process of implementing the report of the 2014 National Conference, a ...
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The Yoruba Welfare Ideology and the Future of the Yoruba Nation – by Prof. Banji Akintoye

Written on May 31st, 2016 by
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  THE YORUBA WELFARE IDEOLOGY AND THE FUTURE OF THE YORUBA NATION SPEECH IN HONOUR OF CHIEF REUBEN FASORANTI IN CELEBRATION OF HIS 90TH BIRTHDAY AKURE, MAY 28, 2016 By Prof. (Senator) Banji Akintoye His Excellency the Governor of Ondo State, our chief host on this august ...
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Governor Ambode welcomes Lagos’ admission into Odu’a group

Written on January 20th, 2016 by
Categories: Yoruba Affairs

  PREMIUM TIMES Governor Ambode welcomes Lagos’ admission into Odu’a group January 20, 2016Press Release The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has welcomed with joy and enthusiasm the admission of Lagos State as the sixth member of the Odu’a Group, describing it as a major lan...
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Breaking: Ogunwusi emerges 51st Ooni of Ife

Written on October 25th, 2015 by
Categories: Yoruba Affairs

VANGUARD Breaking: Ogunwusi emerges 51st Ooni of Ife on October 26, 2015   /   in News 4:02 am Barely three months after the death of  Oba Okunade Sijuwade, Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi of the Giesi ruling house has emerged the 51st Ooni of Ile-Ife, Osun State governor Rauf Aregbes...
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Who succeeds Oba Sijuwade at Ile-Ife?

Written on September 8th, 2015 by
Categories: Yoruba Affairs

  SUMMARY There are four ruling houses in Ile-Ife. They are 1.  Lafogido, (eg the Ademiluyis; Adagba Compound , Olumobi Family) 2.  Osinkola (eg Oba Adesoji Aderemi), 3.  Giesi and 4.  Ogboru (eg Oba Okunade Sijuwade). UNQUOTE QUOTE Although, it was learnt tha...
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Yoruba leaders insist on implementation of confab report

Written on February 19th, 2015 by
Categories: Yoruba Affairs

  GUARDIAN Yoruba leaders insist on implementation of confab report Thursday, 19 February 2015 21:40 Written by EDITOR   THE only genuine change the nation earnestly seeks now is that of the constitution and not at the Presidency, eminent Yoruba leaders said ...
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