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January 14, 2018 10:32 AM Ara reacts to rumored ‘romance’ with Ooni of Ife

Nigerian singer, Araola Apake, popularly known as Ara, has spoken on allegation that she is in a relationship with the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi. Ara in a chat with Punch denied allegation saying Oba Ogunwusi is like a father to her not a lover. She said, “There is no iota of truth to such reports, please disregard them. The Ooni is like a father 17

January 14, 2018 5:37 AM Fani-Kayode reacts to Gani Adams’ coronation as Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has hailed the installation of Otunba Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. In a Twitter post on Saturday night, Fani-Kayode prayed for Otunba Adams: “may your sword be strong in battle”. He wrote: “Behold Aare Gani Adams, the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland: the Field Marshall and Generalissimo 26

January 12, 2018 2:41 PM Buhari speaks on appointment of OPC leader, Gani Adams as Aare Ona Kankanfo of Yorubaland

President Muhammadu Buhari, has urged the leader of Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, Gani Adams to use his new position as Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land to enhance the unity of Nigeria. Buhari also urged the OPC leader to pursue worthy goals of security and peace among Nigerians. The President made the remark while congratulating Adams on his inauguration 29

January 9, 2018 7:24 PM How I washed dead bodies to survive abroad – Gov. Ajimobi

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has revealed that he washed dead bodies as a youth to pay his tuition fees while schooling abroad. Ajimobi disclosed this at a South-West Youths Regional Summit on Tuesday in Osogbo. The governor, while urging the youth to have a positive mindset toward hard work, said his parents only sent him 30 dollars all through 20

January 9, 2018 4:31 PM I Washed Dead Bodies To Survive As A Student Abroad – Ajimobi

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Tuesday said that he washed dead bodies as a youth to pay his tuition fees while schooling abroad. The governor, while urging the youth to have a positive mindset toward hard work, said he spent eight years abroad washing dead bodies to survive. He said his parents only sent him 30 dollars all through his stay abroad 20

December 31, 2017 6:27 PM New Year Celebration: Subscribers win N100,000 in StarTimes Yoruba ‘Watch N’ Win’ Promo

Four lucky StarTimes subscribers have emerged winners in the December edition of StarTimes Yoruba watch and win promo with each subscriber taking home N25,000 each. The promo is targeted at viewers of StarTimes language channel STYoruba (Channel 412 and 160), a popular Yoruba lifestyle and movies channel on that promotes the Yoruba culture and style 18

December 26, 2017 4:35 PM Ondo APC not in crisis ​-​ Party leaders

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-West geo-political zone on Tuesday implored politicians to strive to consolidate on the gains of democracy rather than engaging in acts inimical to its sustainability. In a statement in Akure, the leaders described the performance of Chief John Odigie-Oyegun as impressive. “Chief John Odigie-Oyegun 22

November 30, 2017 9:05 AM Nollywood actress, Yetunde Bakare escapes death [PHOTO]

Nollywood actress, Yetunde Bakare Wednesday escaped death in a ghastly accident, which left her vehicle badly damaged. The Yoruba actress took to her Instagram page, yesterday to share a photo of her damaged car. Yetunde, who appears to be unhurt, did not provide details of how the road mishap occurred. A thankful Bakare took to her Instagram page shortly 28

November 26, 2017 7:10 AM Afenifere speaks on Tinubu’s alleged plan to contest 2019 presidential election

Afenifere, the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, has said it’s not aware of the 2019 presidential ambition of a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu. The body, through Sehinde Arogbofa, told Punch that Tinubu’s meeting with Fasoranti was a private one which had nothing to do with politics. According to Arogbofa, “People 26

November 19, 2017 8:09 AM How I’ll Operate As Aare Ona Kakanfo – Adams — OsunDefender

Gani Adams, the Aare Ona Kakanfo-designae who is due to be sworn in soon has revealed at the palace of Olu of Ilaro, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, how he will play his role as the Yoruba generalissimo. According to a statement issued by his spokesman, Femi Adepoju, on Saturday, Adams said he would work with traditional rulers and other people to preserve the unity 27