Tag: Yorubaland

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 19, 2017

Why I chose Gani Adams as Aare Ona Kakanfo – Alaafin

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi Wednesday, said the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Gani Adams, was ...

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AzeezOctober 15, 2017

Alaafin of Oyo declares Gani Adams 16th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland

Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, on Sunday declared Gani Adams, National Coordinator of the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2016

Opinion: What the Yoruba strategy for 2019 should look like

by Dele Awogbeoba A lot has been said (mainly by people within the PDP) emphasizing the supposed cracks between the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2016

Femi Fani-Kayode: The coming realignment in Yorubaland

There are two events that are of major significance this week. The first is the birthday of a man of ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 1, 2016

‘Ooni of Ife is the father of everyone in Yorubaland, except…’

The Deji of Akure Kingdom, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi says the Ooni of Ife is the father of everyone in ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 24, 2016

‘Ooni of Ife is the spiritual father of Cubans’ – Cuban ambassador

In case there is any doubt as to where Cubans originated from, the Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria, Carlos Sosa has ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 12, 2016

Olubadan finally laid to rest (PHOTOS)

The deceased Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Samuel Odulana‎, has been laid to rest at the Igbo Elerin home of the ...

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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 ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 9, 2014

Dele Momodu: Why today’s election is a battle for the soul of Yorubaland

by Dele Momodu This is the reason for the declaration of war in the South West. If our security forces ...

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November 17, 2013

Opinion: Ndigbo and their battle for the soul of Yorubaland

by Francis Ojo Ndigbo is aggressive and determined in pressing their agenda with deliberate focus as they buy up indigenous ...

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September 29, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Nigeria is changing, but we know not

by Simon Kolawole But I still meet many Yoruba nationalists who continue to glory and gloat over “our advantage in ...

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October 24, 2012

Femke becomes Funke: How Nigeria has changed me

Pepper. Obviously. My taste buds have been adapting to spiciness ever since I first set foot in Yorubaland. Adapting as ...

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