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Alaafin of Oyo

11 May
As the succession to the throne of the Alaafin of Oyo gets underway, former Minister of Police Affairs, Jelili Adewale Adesiyan, has declared his intention to ascend to the stool.
8 May
In his interaction with journalists, Pa Prince Samuel Ademola Adeladan, o Ilaka Lawuwo Oyo, who is the Mogaji of Ilaka Lawuwo and the head of Agunloye Ruling House of Oyo
5 May
Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, the late Alaafin of Oyo, learnt his job of being king in the most difficult way. When he was born on October 15, 1938, his father was a dashing prince, who had witnessed the end of the old order.
27 Apr
The Ogun State Council of Obas has commiserated with Governor Seyi Makinde, families and people of Oyo State and indeed the whole Yoruba race, on the passing away of Alaafin of Oyo
27 Apr
Two-time African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight titleholder, Oto ‘Joe Boy’ Joseph, says Nigerian boxers will miss the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi 111, for the inspirational role
24 Apr
Torrents of tributes, yesterday, poured unendingly for the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, following his passing on at the age of 83. Oba Adeyemi, who reigned as king
24 Apr
Perhaps the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, knew that the end was nigh for him. This premonition of death, he externalised, a little above two weeks ago
23 Apr
Prince Akeem Adeyemi, one of the sons of the late Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, said his father has reconciled with almost everybody he had differences
23 Apr
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has passed away. He 'joined his ancestors' at the age of 83, after almost 52 years on the throne – and as the longest-reigning Alaafin of all-time. According to reports, Alaafin Adeyemi passed away in the late hours of Friday at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado…
23 Apr
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has passed away. He 'joined his ancestors' at the age of 83, after almost 52 years on the throne – and as the longest-reigning Alaafin of all-time. According to reports, Alaafin Adeyemi passed away in the late hours of Friday at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado…
21 Feb
The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, yesterday, visited the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III and the Olubadan-designate, Dr. Lekan Balogun, separately in Ibadan and Oyo in connection with his (Tinubu) 2023 presidential ambition.
4 Feb
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, has joined other Nigerians in calling for the abolition of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), stating true restructuring could not take place if the constitution still remains the nation’s law book.

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