Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III
Alaafin urges Buhari, others to accommodate opposing views
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari, state governors and other leaders nationwide to be open to criticisms.
Fayemi visits Alaafin over Ekiti traditional council controversy
Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State yesterday visited the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, in his palace, Oyo town.
NCC moves to strenghten security, protect telecoms consumers against cybercrimes
In a bid to protect telecoms consumers and guard against the activities of hackers, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has initiated actions to strengthen cyberspace across the country with the deployment of sophisticated systems.
Alaafin writes Buhari, seeks urgent action against insecurity
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the negative effects of insecurity in the country, especially in the South West, warning that the pre-colonial military structures of the Yoruba have not totally collapsed.
Yoruba leaders, monarch at Awo’s book launch, urge restructuring to end insecurity
Eminent Yoruba monarchs and leaders have reiterated their calls for restructuring of the nation as panacea to rising spate of insecurity in the South-West region. Some of the leaders who made the calls during the presentation of the Yoruba language version of the book, AWO (the autobiography of Chief Obafemi Awolowo), at the International Conference…
U.S., Gowon, Tinubu, others seek stronger institutions for sustainable development
Eminent Nigerians at the weekend advocated the need to build strong institutions as a means of achieving sustainable national development in the country as against strong individuals. Those who spoke at the maiden Abiola Ajimobi Roundtable organised as part of activities to mark the 69th birthday of Oyo State Governor in Ibadan, were former Head…
Saheed Osupa thrills Alaafin at Trophy Lager Carnival
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…
Firm ends beer carnival to mark Alaafin’s 80th birthday
A three-day beer carnival organized by Trophy Lager, from the stable of International Breweries Plc, has ended to celebrate the Alaafin of Oyo...
For Alaafin, the world converge on Oyo
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…
Alaafin of Oyo to host Egbunike, Ajunwa, Odizor, supports Elite Athletes
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…