Oba Enitan Ogunwusi
Omole advocates establishment of Yoruba-speaking schools in diaspora
Chairman, Editorial Board of The Guardian Group, Prof. Wale Omole, has urged Yoruba in the diaspora to establish Yoruba-speaking schools in countries where they reside as part of measures to prevent Yoruba language from going into extinction.
Yorubas have no ancestral link with Igbo, Olugbo tells Ooni
The disagreement over the history of Yoruba among Obas deepened during the week, as the Olugbo of Ugbo, Oba Fredrick Akinruntan took a swipe at a comment by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi that Igbo people started commerce in Yoruba land. Olugbo, who described Ooni’s comment as not only a distortion of historical…
Amosun, Ooni of Ife, others pour accolades on Tribune at 69
It was moment of celebration last weekend for the management of African Newspapers of Nigeria Limited (ANN) and publishers of Nigerian Tribune, one of Nigeria’s oldest surviving newspapers, when Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Akarigbo of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi and Aare Onakakanfo, Iba Gani Adams led…
ART X Lagos 2018: Ooni of Ife, Sanwo-Olu, others attend opening night
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, ruling All Progressives Congress governorship in Lagos State candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other prominent Nigerians on Friday attended the 2018 edition of ART X Lagos which opened with a VIP preview on Friday. ArtXLagos 2018, founded in 2016 by Tokini Peterside to showcase the best and most innovative contemporary…
Ooni, Alaafin, others demand new generation of politicians
Yoruba leaders led by Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi and the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, yesterday met at the country home of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo in Ikenne, demanding new set of politicians who are ready....
Ooni of Ife’s day of glory in Brazil
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has proclaimed Bahia, a state in Brazil, as the headquarters of Yoruba nation in the Americas. The monarch made the proclamation during a visit to the oldest temple owned by blacks in Salvador, the headquarters of Bahia state.
Poor industrial growth bane of economy, says Ooni
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, has warned that the Nigerian economy will continue to regress as long as industrial development takes the back seat in the scheme of priorities of the government.
Olanipekun is an asset to Yoruba land, says Ooni
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja 11, has described foremost lawyer, Chief Wole Olanipekun as an asset to Yoruba race. Speaking during a private visit to Olanipekun at his native home in lkere Ekiti, in Ekiti State, the Ooni showered encomium on Olanipekun for his “legal feat and patriotism to the Yoruba cause”…
Governments, rich elites to blame for Nigeria’s woes, says Olanipekun
A senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Wole Olanipekun has blamed governments at all levels and powerful elites for the country’s problems as exposed...
Ooni, Falana task youth on nation building
Speaking recently during a symposium organised to mark 43rd birthday of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, the lawyer said, “With a few exceptions, most of those that have been privileged to rule the country are her worst enemies.