Tag: Ooni of Ife

Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, To Attend Son’s Wedding Next Sunday + As Council Of Chiefs Say He’s Hale & Hearty

The Royal Traditional Council of Ife has today said the paramount ruler is alive and in good state of health. The RTC, which comprises of all traditional chiefs and title holders in Ile-Ife, said Oba Sijuwade is not only in a good state of health but added that the royal[Read More…]

Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade Olubuse II Dies At 85 In A London Hospital

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, yesterday died at the age of 85 in a London hospital after a brief illness. Although there was no official confirmation from the traditional ruler’s palace yesterday, it was gathered that the news on the death of the Oba, whose official title was His[Read More…]

Photo Of The Day: How Yoruba Obas Prayed For Jonathan

by Deji Abiodun Royal fathers from the South Western part of Nigeria, gathered at the palace of the Ooni of Ife to pray for president Goodluck Jonathan. This is according to a tweet by his spokesman/media adviser, Reuben Abati, “Yoruba Obas praying for President Jonathan at the palace of the Ooni[Read More…]