Oba Lamidi Adeyemi
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…
1 Nov 2021
24-year-old Olori Damilola, estranged wife of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has tendered a public apology to the monarch and royal family for leaving the palace and for claiming the monarch was uncaring. Olori Damilola was betrothed to the 83-year-old Alaafin of Oyo in 2019 and left the palace in April, claiming that…
7 Jun 2021
Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi and a former Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Sharafadeen Alli, have condemned the Saturday night invasion
22 Jan 2021
Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, yesterday, alerted President Muhammadu Buhari to growing feeling of frustration, disappointment and despondency among Yoruba...
9 Jan 2021
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has postponed indefinitely his 50 years coronation anniversary in the aftermath of the ravaging coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
10 May 2020
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has said there is traditional medicine capable of combating the COVID-19 pandemic. He made this known on Tuesday while presenting to the public, a book written on the late Yoruba music genre of Apala....
6 Sep 2019
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, on Friday commended the Federal Government for the closure of land borders to check to smuggle. Adeyemi made the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sideline of a visit to his palace in Oyo by a delegation from the Nigerian Chapter of Women in Maritime Africa (WIMAfrica).
31 Jul 2019
The founder of Globacom, Dr. Michael Adenuga, has commended the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, for using the yearly Ojude Oba Festival to address issues germane to the development of Ijebuland.
27 Mar 2019
Sir: I want to wish my senior colleague, Prof. Tunde Ajiboye, happy retired life. He had to retire from University of Ilorin after clocking 70, February 2019. Not knowing the exact date, I got to his door and the name was no longer there. That is life. When I was expressing sentiments, he reminded me,…
12 Oct 2018
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....
29 Dec 2017
The striking academic and non-academic staff unions in the six Oyo State government owned tertiary institutions yesterday protested the lingering unpaid salary to the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi.