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2 Dec 2018
Self-acclaimed King of Fuji music, Saheed Okunola, popularly known as Saheed Osupa, thrilled fuji music lovers at the grand finale of the three-day beer carnival held in Ibadan the Oyo State capital. Organised by Trophy Lager to celebrate Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III’s 80th birthday, the fuji maestro showcased his kingship in…
30 Nov 2018
A three-day beer carnival organized by Trophy Lager, from the stable of International Breweries Plc, has ended to celebrate the Alaafin of Oyo...
18 Nov 2018
The grande finale of the two-week-long celebration of the 80th birthday of the Alaiyeluwa, Oba (Dr.) Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, Alaafin of Oyo, was marked by a book launch...
13 Oct 2018
Nigerian monarchs remain the cornerstones of building the country into a great nation. And until traditional rulers are accorded their rightful positions in governance, political instability, with its multiplier effects on socio-economic and cultural wellbeing of Nigerians, would persist. The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, who handed down this admonition in his 80th…
7 Oct 2018
The Yoruba, who today, are found in the Southwestern part of Nigeria, the Republics of Benin and Togo, Brazil, Cuba, Trinidad and other places in the Caribbean, have continued to imagine the glory and renown of the empire and the consciousness created by the kingdom of Oyo and its Alaafins. The name Yoruba was initially…
27 Sep 2018
In recognition of their contributions to Nigerian sports in their active days, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III has revealed plans to host Innocent Egbunike, Chioma Ajunwa and Nduka Odizor in his palace. The monarch spoke when he received a delegation from the Nigeria Sports Development Fund Inc (NSDFI), led by its…
4 Aug 2018
Immediately the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III stepped into the Indoor Sports Hall of the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium (formerly known as Liberty Stadium) for the GOtv Boxing Night 15...
31 Jul 2018
The presence of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi 111, played a major role in the victory recorded by Nigeria’s Oto ‘Joe Boy’ Joseph over a resilient Ghana’s Nathaniel Nukpe in their African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight title fight at the Liberty Stadium, Ibadan on Sunday night. The complex (now Obafemi Awolowo Stadium) shot…
3 Mar 2018
This is certainly a good time for the Alaafin of Oyo Kingdom, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, as he engages in double celebration, with two of his many wives delivered of sets of twins within one week. Few days after one of his wives, Ayaba Memunat Omowumi Adeyemi, Omoh I, was delivered of a set of female twins,…
8 Dec 2017
Alaafin of Oyo's, Ajoke Badirat Adeyemi[/caption]Olori Ajoke Badirat Adeyemi is the youngest and last wife of Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi 111, the Alaafin of Oyo Kingdom.
21 Nov 2017
While there has been a flood of congratulatory messages by well-meaning Yoruba sons and daughters to celebrate the nomination of Adams, others have been busy criticizing it on several grounds.
25 Oct 2017
The belief is that the Kakanfo would not die a peaceful death. However, it is on record that Ojo Aburumaku, who succeeded Kurumi as Kakanfo, died peacefully in his home at Ogbomoso.


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