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November 3, 2017 7:13 AM University of Ibadan releases 2017/18 admission cut-off marks (SEE LIST)

The University of Ibadan (UI) on Thursday officially released the 2017/2018 cut-off marks for all courses for admission into the university. The cut-off marks showed that Medicine and Surgery and Law has the highest merit cut-off point of 71.875 and 70.38 respectively for the 2017/18 academic session. It put the cut off marks for the Educationally Less-Developed 23

October 31, 2017 6:05 PM Your anti-corruption war partial – Afenifere tells Buhari

The Pan Yoruba Socio-Political group, Afenifere, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of being partial in his administration’s anti-corruption war. The Yoruba group challenged the President to prove the sincerity of its anti corruption crusade by prosecuting the former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina and other 20

October 31, 2017 2:36 AM After 6 months, Buhari fires Lawal, Amb Oke; appoints Mustapha as new SGF

ABUJA—SIX months after their suspension, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, sacked the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir David Lawal, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ambassador Ayo Oke. President Buhari also appointed the boss of the Nigeria Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, Boss Mustapha 19

October 29, 2017 7:49 PM Aare Ona Kakanfo: Gani Adams to be Installed Next January — OsunDefender

Following the announcement of the National Coordinator of Oodua Peoples Congress, Otunba Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba Land, the installation has been fixed for January 13, 2018. According to a statement issued by his Director of Media And Communication, Femi Adepoju, “The palace of the Alaafin Of Oyo, Iku Babayeye Ikeji Orisa, Oba Lamidi 14

October 28, 2017 4:33 AM How exactly are Yoruba people suffering in this government? – Muyiwa Adetiba

An Afenifere chieftain gave an interview to a mainstream newspaper a couple of weeks ago in which he heaped all the so called suffering the Yoruba race was facing in Buhari’s government on one man. According to this chieftain, he had warned Asiwaju Bola Tinubu not to align with Buhari and lead Yoruba into what he inferred to be another northern domination 16

October 26, 2017 1:27 PM Kakanfo My Foot! Part 2 — OsunDefender

I heard their babble, those who bayed for my blood and canvassed support for the Aare Ona Kakanfo-designate, Gani Adams, on the basis of his relative young age and perceived accomplishments. Spanish-American philosopher, essayist, poet and novelist, George Santayana, in a moment of elucidation on the primacy of history, reasoned, “Those who cannot remember 8

October 24, 2017 4:59 AM Adams, good choice for Aare Ona Kakanfo title – Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has urged the newly proclaimed 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Otunba Gani Adams, to use his new position to right the wrongs in Yorubaland. The monarch also described Adams as the right choice for the position. A statement issued on Monday by Adams’ Chief of Staff, Segun Akani, said the Ooni made the submission 13

October 23, 2017 11:04 PM Adams is right choice for Aare Ona Kakanfo, says Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has urged the Aare Ona Kakanfo-designate of Yoruba, Otunba Gani Adams, to use his position to correct the wrongs among the race. The monarch described the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) national leader as the right choice for the position. Oba Ogunwusi spoke yesterday when Adams visited his palace at Ile-Ife 38

October 23, 2017 1:58 AM Tribute to Gabriel Olusoga Onagoruwa

To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born and a time to die… (Ecclesiastes 3: 1 and 2) We find comfort in these instructive words of the Holy Book as we join family, friends, associates, the Odogbolu community, the Yoruba nation and, indeed, the Nigerian state to mourn the passing of a national icon, our brother 15

October 22, 2017 6:45 PM Aare Ona Kakanfo: Gani Adams Annouces Three Appointments — OsunDefender

The newly appointed Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Otunba Gani Adams on Sunday made three appointments to assist him in his new office. They are Chief Femi Davies as Special Adviser on Events and Strategy, Prince Segun Akanni as Chief of Staff, and Rev. Femi Adepoju as Director of Media and Communication. A press release from the Lagos office of the Aare Ona Kakanfo 14