Akinruntan: I occupy oldest throne in Yoruba history, making me first among equals
Oba Akinruntan demonstrated that not only was he grounded in Yoruba cosmology, but that he also has a deep insight of cultural and historical background of the Yoruba people, especially that of Ugbo andconnection and origins.
Osun panel on Ile-Ife crisis receives 104 memoranda
Osun Judicial Panel of Inquiry into the Disturbance of Peace at Sabo Area, Ile-Ife, set up by Gov. Rauf Aregbesola has commenced sitting and received 104 memoranda from victims.
Afenifere accuses police of bias against Yoruba in Ile-Ife crisis
The pan-Yoruba socio political group, Afenifere, has accused the leadership of the police of being sectional in its approach to the crisis that erupted in Ile Ife, Osun State, between the Yoruba and Hausa Fulani ethnic group.
Storm of the elders
We need to pay keener attention to the uneasy calm in Ile-Ife, the ancient capital of the Yoruba nation which recently was convulsed by ethnic violence.
Afenifere to enforce rights of Ife indigenes indicted in ethnic clash
Worried about what it described as illegal and unconstitutional arrest of 21 indigenes of Ile-Ife, Osun State over the recent clash between the community and the Hausa, Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere has vowed to intervene in the issue.
Normal commercial activities return to Ile-Ife aftermath of crisis
Normal commercial activities resumed on Monday in Ile-Ife in Osun, after a clash between the indigenes and the Hausas, which restricted the movement of many people for about two weeks.
Ile-Ife, small arms and light weapons
An unpleasant exchange between a Hausa man and a Yoruba woman recently culminated in armed conflict in Ile-Ife. Several human lives and property of inestimable worth have since been destroyed.
Absolutely untrue that Benin Obas were buried in Ile Ife – Chief Edebiri, Esogban Of Benin Kingdom
No Benin man can claim to know where the kings are buried. Then two successive Obas, the children of Eweka 1, both of them ruled within a space of two years, they died and they were buried here.