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Alaafin of Oyo

19 Oct 2017
In spite of the current economic recession and its attendant challenges, Nigerian universities have been asked to think out of the box and be self –reliant, particularly in the area of funding.
12 Oct 2017
He made this assertion while declaring open a three-day international conference tagged, 'The Yoruba Nation and Politics Since the 19th Century' held in honour of Prof Joseph Adebowale Atanda at...
19 Sep 2017
Some Southwest governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and traditional rulers have joined other leaders in the region to canvass restructuring of Nigeria.
11 Jul 2017
Also, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has called on the Federal Government to begin the process of restructuring the country to correct alleged lopsidedness.
25 Jun 2017
The meeting of the monarchs was instructive and historical. The Alaafin of Oyo had not set his foot into Ile-Ife, believed to be the source of Yorubas, in the last 50 years.
25 Jun 2017
The monarch, who described Akintola as a formidable pillar in legal practice, recalled that the aspirant had applied legal prowess to save situations for the progressives on many occasions, especially in the south west.
26 May 2017
Like Emir Sanusi, Oba Ogunwusi is also a visionary who has equally tested his acumen in business and has succeeded.
23 Apr 2017
During Thursday’s event, Governor Ibikunle Amosun unveiled an 18-feet high drum, an improvement over the 17-feet high drum unveiled last year. The 18-feet drum is acclaimed to be the world tallest drum.
4 Mar 2017
Popular TV series on Africanmagic Yoruba entitled Mr & Mrs Kogberegbe has announced a new date for its ‘screen-2-stage’ event tagged Tunmigbe meaning ‘Remarry Me!’
15 Oct 2016
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Saturday described the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, as a quintessential traditional ruler and custodian of Yoruba culture.
11 Oct 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday hailed the Super Eagles, saying their away victory over Zambia at the weekend is not only a tonic for Nigeria in these difficult times, but also a confidence booster...
3 Sep 2016
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi and the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi have commended the Lagos State Assembly for promoting and preserving the rich Yoruba cultural heritage.


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