Tag: Ile-Ife

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 28, 2017

16-year-old OAU student commits suicide

A 16-year old 100-level student of Microbiology at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Mercy Afolaranmi, has committed suicide. Highlights: According to ...

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AzeezApril 1, 2017

No fresh communal clash in Ile-Ife – Osun govt

The Osun State government has debunked reports of fresh communal clash in Ile-Ife. There had been reports that 9 people ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 31, 2017

Just In: Fresh communal clash in Osun

by Dolapo Adelana Barely few weeks after a violent clash between Hausa and Yoruba communities in Ile-Ife which claimed 46 ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 30, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Ile Ife and the Nigerian tragedy

by Olusegun Adeniyi The less you say, the less risk you run of saying something foolish, even dangerous. In 1825, ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 25, 2017

Dele Momodu: Heresy in the house of Oduduwa

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, let me take you on historical excursions today. At this unfortunate time that History is ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 23, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Carpet bomb all foreigners equally

by Pius Adesanmi After the deplorable ethnic clashes and killings in Ile Ife, the wheels of Nigerian discipline and punish ...

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AzeezMarch 23, 2017

Ile-Ife clash: Afenifere to defend Yoruba suspects with 100 lawyers

The Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere has said it would hire over 100 lawyers to defend the 20 indigenes of Ile-Ife, ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 22, 2017

Opinion: Ile-Ife crisis- Between ethnic conquest and the glorification of “yeyerity”

by Jude Ndukwe The March 8, 2017, crisis in Ile-Ife between the host Yoruba community and the settler Hausa community ...

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AzeezMarch 20, 2017

Yoruba, Hausa traders clash in Ile-Ife not about ethnicity – FG

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government has said the recent bloody clash between Yoruba and Hausa communities in Ile-Ife, Osun ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 16, 2017

Femi Fani-Kayode: The Hausa-Fulani, the Yoruba and the slaughter in Ile-Ife (Pt 1)

by Femi Fani-Kayode I have been reluctant to write anything about the clash between the Yoruba and the Hausa-Fulani in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 10, 2017

Osinbajo orders IGP to arrest perpetrators of Ile-Ife clash

by Dolapo Adelana Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has ordered the Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris to promptly investigate and ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 8, 2017

BREAKING: Osun declares curfew in Ile-Ife

by Dolapo Adelana The Government of Osun has declared a two day curfew in entire Ile-Ife City, State of Osun. ...

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AzeezMarch 8, 2017

Yoruba, Hausa traders clash leaves 5 dead in Ile-Ife

by Azeez Adeniyi A clash between Yoruba and Hausa traders in Sabo area of Ile-Ife, Osun State has left at ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 17, 2016

There can’t be gender equality – Olori of Ife

Her Majesty, Queen Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi of Ile Ife, believes that gender equality is hardly achievable in the modern world. While ...

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Mazi EmekaMarch 7, 2016

‘Ife witches want to have money, send their children to school’ – Ooni of Ife

Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II says the witches in Ile-Ife, Osun state, are no more interested ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 9, 2015

Opinion: The suspension of Great Ife students’ union and other pertinent matters

It usually surprise many people that, on their arrival at the Obafemi Awolowo University Campus, one of the first structures out ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 28, 2015

Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi makes royal entry into Ife (PHOTOS)

The new Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, arrived Ile Ife, a couple of hours ago. The monarch was received at ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 28, 2015

‘Rituals, seclusion and the spirit woman’ | 7 things to know about the Ooni of Ife’s coronation

The newly appointed Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi will commence his installation rites today. The two local governments in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 31, 2015

35 princes from 4 ruling houses compete to succeed Ooni of Ife

Not less than 35 princes from the four ruling houses in Ile-Ife are competing for the throne of the Ooni of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 4, 2015

This is how a new Ooni of Ife will be chosen

Although the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, has been reported dead, the palace in Ile Ife and his chiefs ...

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Janeth JJuly 29, 2015

Ife council of chiefs says the Ooni is not dead

The Royal Traditional Council of Ife has debunked reports that the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade is dead. The Royal ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 16, 2015

Dele Momodu: Lessons I have learnt in my lifetime

I worked as errand boy at CSS Bookshop in Ile-Ife. I swept the floor and wiped the shelves and kept ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 29, 2015

Beht someone showed this result from Fani-Kayode’s unit – and he lost (LOOK)

by Kolapo Olapoju Immediately after polling ended in his local government area, Femi Fani-Kayode tweeted that the Peoples Democratic Party ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 29, 2014

Meet Prof. Comfort Sonaiya, the only woman running for President in 2015

by Kolapo Olapoju   In the 2015 presidential election, ten candidates will be contesting for the presidency… including a woman. Prof. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 2, 2014

How GEJ’s visit to OAU caused protest, chaos and injury (VIDEO)

by Kolapo Olapoju In the wake, of the visit of President Goodluck Jonathan to Obafemi Awolowo University, in Ile-Ife, Osun state, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 24, 2014

There is nothing wrong with Islamic Jihad – Aregbesola

by Kolapo Olapoju Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has stated that he sees nothing wrong with the practice of Islamic ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2014

#Ebola: OAU management say female student tests negative for virus

by Azubuike Azikiwe The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has announced that the female student of the ...

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YEditorAugust 27, 2014

From Ikeja to Ile-Ife, we talk to students about why they are angry

by Adedayo Ademuwagun This year, there have been several student protests in the south-west concerning tuition, from Abeokuta to Ikeja ...

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YEditorAugust 12, 2014

Osun: The good, the bad, the ugly, and the downright ridiculous (YNaija Long Read)

by Cheta Nwanze The people of Osun state have spoken, and they have elected Rauf Aregbesola for a second term ...

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SolaAugust 12, 2014

#Osun: Several injured as APC, PDP supporters clash in Ile-Ife

by S’ola Filani About seven persons sustained serious injuries when  supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and those of ...

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