Tag: Ife

Joanne IkeAugust 24, 2020

Nigeria’s first lesbian movie, Ìfé, is set to change stereotypes

by Joanne Ike Two women lay curled up in a bed. One gently strokes the hair of the other as ...

Ifeanyi OgboJuly 15, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: Watch the atmospheric and intimate trailer for Ìfé the Movie

Queer cinema in Nigeria has been largely non-existent, and in most cases when LGBT stories are told, it’s done in ...

EditorJuly 9, 2020

The NFVCB is obsessed with conformity and it is stifling the creativity of Nollywood

It is hard to understand what the motives of the Nigerian Film and Video Censors Board are in its interactions ...

SponsorFebruary 23, 2017

Ọọ̀ni of Ifẹ̀ Oba Adéyeyè Ògúnwùsì (Òjàjà II) pays historic visit to UK

The Ooni of Ife His Imperial Majesty Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, President of Ghana, His Excellency, Nana Akufo-Addo ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Opinion: African art should be documented in African languages

by Mathew B. Oyedele In the 19th century, the English language spread its arms across the world and most of the ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 23, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

Here are the top five news stories to monitor today 1. Man who named dog ‘Buhari’ remanded in prison A magistrate ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 13, 2016

Ile-Ife to get $1.4 billion Technology hub from American company

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi‎(Ojaja II), on Tuesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with a US based company SpringPort Technological ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 10, 2016

Opinion: Remembering the fallen, 17 years after

by Samuel Olufeso Exactly 17 years ago, gyration turned bloody as innocent students scampered for safety. As hatchet-wielding guys and ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 30, 2016

Is Ooni of Ife bringing disrepute to the throne of Oduduwa? | Nigerians have their say

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Eniitan Ogunwusi has been in the news for making series of courtesy visits since ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 10, 2016

Alake of Egbaland insists Ooni of Ife is higher than Oba of Benin

Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, the Alake of Egbaland has reiterated that his ranking of the Yoruba Obas is valid and ...

Janeth JNovember 30, 2015

Social Media Conference to hold in Obafemi Awolowo University

This year’s social media conference will be holding at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun state. Its Maiden edition is ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 6, 2014

@ErasmusIkhide: Great IFE students are heroes for booing the bully President

by Erasmus Ikhide The students of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU demonstrated at the weekend that there is a reason to ...

Isime EseneNovember 12, 2014

Come, let’s solve X! Chude Jideonwo, Marek Zmyslowski, Audu Maikori, others to speak at TEDxIfe this month [DETAILS]

by Isi Esene TEDxIfe, a locally organized TEDx event in Ife has scheduled its 2014 event for 15th November, with ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 1, 2014

GOtv launches in Makurdi with open-air concert

by Jewel Stephen To mark the launch of its service in the city of Makurdi, GOtv on Wednesday, 20 August ...

Isime EseneAugust 9, 2014

#OsunDecides: PDP is ahead of the APC, says Fani-Kayode

by Isi Esene   If you think the incumbent governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola is coasting to victory in ...

YEditorAugust 9, 2014

LIVE UPDATES: We’re liveblogging the #OsunDecides election here

The Osun State governorship election holds today 9 August, 2014. Twenty candidates representing 20 political parties are vying for the ...

writerAugust 2, 2014

We never hespererit! Pasuma and Tiwa Savage on a LOVE thing (WATCH)

by Kolapo Olapoju We didn’t see this one coming. Apparently Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage and fuji veteran, Pasuma Wonder, have ...

July 1, 2014

Get your degree! Obafemi Awolowo University is accepting applications into its e-learning program #OAUeLearning [DETAILS]

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Have you been seeking admission to the university year-in year-out without luck? Do you desire to further ...

October 3, 2013

Demola Rewaju: The truth about the Yorubas

by Demola Rewaju There is a Sango grove in Ile-Ife where the fiery god entered the earth. There is a ...

September 11, 2013

Ife Adebayo: Security in Nigeria – Of powerless guns and gated communities (Y! Politico)

by Ife Adebayo In spite of the increase in guns, gated communities… insecurity continues to increase. This is because the ...

August 11, 2013

Demola Rewaju: Men need to fight but not often… says the thug in me

by Demola Rewaju That’s the test of manhood: the test to determine if you can rein in your strength in ...

July 4, 2013

Opinion: A tale of two babies born in the toilet

by Uche Osuji   …he should go a step further: to tell his baby mama that having a baby in ...

June 1, 2013

Dele Momodu: This is another epistle to President Jonathan

by Dele Momodu “Now all these things happened unto them for examples: and they are written for our admonition, upon ...

May 6, 2013

What Northern big boys are doing now – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze The growing (growing?) wave of kidnappings and the general state of insecurity in the north has led ...

January 28, 2013

Sorry, dad: Daughter exposes father whose gang allegedly killed policemen in Lagos

by Isi Esene A 17-year-old daughter of an armed robbery suspect reportedly exposed her father’s whereabouts to the police after ...

December 13, 2012

Akintunde Oyebode: Be prepared (YNaija FrontPage)

For Bankole Taiwo, who is being buried today, we can only pray that the road rises to meet him and ...

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