Tag: Ooni of Ife

Ooni Of Ife wants #BBNaija reality show replaced

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has called for the replacement of the Big Brother Naija show with better show that will boost the strength of Nigerians  youths. Ooni Ogunwusi, made the call when he played host to scores of Nigerian youths from all parts of the[Read More…]

“The Ooni And I Are No More” – Olori Wuraola Confirms Royal Separation In Ife

The now-former queen of Ife Olori Wuraola, now Zaynab-Otiti Obanor, has confirmed rumours of her split with the Ooni of Ife Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi. She confirmed the news on her Instagram, saying that a lot of false information about her has been circulated. “What I can confirm, is that the[Read More…]

“Religion Is Dividing Nigeria” — Ooni of Ife Is Worried

  The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has lamented the divisive tendencies of religion in the country. The Ooni spoke in Abuja  yesterday as a Guest Speaker at the National Defence College to Course 25 on the theme: Socio-cultural Development and National Security: the Role of Traditional Institutions[Read More…]

Buhari Should Find A Way To Restore Confidence In The Citizens And Fix The Economy Says Yakubu Gowon

Former Head of state , General Yakubu Gowon (retd), yesterday, took a retrospective look at the situation in the country and asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that the country’s economy regain its strength to alleviate the suffering of the masses.  Gowon spoke at Ile-Ife at a programme, Health Caravan and Award ceremony for[Read More…]

Images From The Ooni Of Ife’s Traditional Marriage In Benin As He Picks New Wife

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, got married to his new wife, Wuraola Obanor, from Edo State, at a traditional marriage held in Benin, the Edo State capital. The ?wedding rites was performed in the traditional Benin culture at the residence of the bride on Ewere Street,[Read More…]

“No King On Earth Is Above God” —Ooni Of Ife Slams Critics For Condemning His Decision To Kneel In Church

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, on Thursday, berated those criticising him for kneeling in church to worship God, saying “no king on earth is above God.” An online newspaper had criticised Oba Ogunwusi for kneeling while worshiping God during a thanksgiving service marking the end of his installation[Read More…]

I’ll Prostrate For My Son –Says Father Of Ooni Of Ife, Prince Aderopo Ogunwusi

The father of Ooni, Prince Aderopo Ogunwusi, has said that he will prostrate for his son if occasion de­mands. He spoke against the back­drop of the taboo that forbids father to prostrate for his son in Yorubland. In an interview with Sunday Sun, the retired On-Air-Person­ality of the Osun State[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: Sanusi and The First Law of Holes

If you encounter one of Nigeria’s numerous street economists and you want to discuss the state of the nation, you are likely to be told that our country is so rich that it can afford free education, free health services and free housing for every citizen, if only we can[Read More…]

Breaking: Adeyeye Ogunwusi Of The Giesi Ruling House Emerges New Ooni Of Ife [Pictured]

The Osun State Government has unveiled a new Ooni of Ife. He is Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, a 40-year old real estate magnate and prince from the Giesi Ruling House in the town. The Secretary to the Osun State Government said the selection of the new Ooni followed the completion of all[Read More…]

“Princes Don’t Get Chieftaincy Tittles, Chiefs Are Not Qualified To Be Ooni” Cradle Youths, Ile-Ife Issue Statement

A group, The Cradle Youths, has said that it was an abomination for princes to be conferred with Chieftaincy title in Ile-Ife and Yoruba land as a whole, adding that princes with Chieftanct titles cannot become Ooni. The co-ordinator of the Ile-Ife based group, Mr. Kunle Elusayo, said this in[Read More…]