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Monday, May 27, 2019

Lagos NOT Yoruba Land – Oba Akiolu Stir Fresh Controversies

Deep respect for leaders is a pillar of the culture of the Yoruba people, one of Nigeria’s biggest ethnic groups. But at a recent public...

Olojo Festival 2018

Olojo in Yoruba translates to 'The Owner of the Day'; A Cultural Festival held annually at the end of September. The annual programme for the...

Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, Ooni of Ife

Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, Ooni of Ife (born October 17, 1974) is a Nigerian accountant and the 51st Ooni of Ife. He...

THE SACRED AARE CROWN

The sacred Aare Crown is the only physical symbol of authority the Ooni of the inherited from his ancestors. It is believed to have...

Oba of Benin’s Coronation Rites at Usama Palace

The coronation ceremonies of an Oba of Benin usually last about 10 days. They begin from Egua-Edaiken, the traditional residence of the heir-apparent to...

Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo III

Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo III (born 14 September 1943) is the current Alake of Egba, a city in Abeokuta, Nigeria. He has ruled since 2...

Epic of Two Alaafins: From Adeniran Adeyemi II To Lamidi Adeyemi III – Femi...

Among Oba Adeniran’s children, Lamidi Adeyemi was his favourite. He had seen at Lamidi’s birth, on October 15, 1938, the lacerations on his left...

The significance of our History, How the Alafin of Oyo and MKO Abiola overcome...

The Aare Ona Kakanfo! The Untold Story of How MKO Abiola Was Nearly Prevented From Becoming the Generalissimo Where were you in 1987? That was the...

Yoruba Traditional Custodians Supports Otunba Gani Adams To Be Titled Aare Ona Kakanfo

During a recent interview, when asked why the Yoruba nation is yet to get another Aare Ona  Kakanfo nineteen years after the demise of...

Sikiru Kayode Adetona (Awujale of Ijebuland)

Sikiru Kayode Adetona (born 10 May 1934) is the Awujale (king) of the Ijebu Kingdom, a traditional state in Nigeria, having reigned since 1960....