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June 1, 2018 3:45 PM Nollywood actress, Adeoye reported dead

Adeoye reportedly passed away in Ibadan, Oyo State after battling a chronic ulcer. According to reports, the talented actress died this morning June 1, 2018. She will be buried today at her residence located at Akobo Ojurin, Ibadan Oyo State according to Islamic rite. Adeoye was among the 10 most featured veteran Yoruba actresses in the industry. She was a niece 28

April 22, 2018 4:48 PM Why there is crisis in Nigeria – Gani Adams

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, has attributed the crises facing the country on the failure of its leadership to embrace restructuring. Adams, who doubles as the National Coordinator of the Odu’ua Peopes Congress (OPC), spoke in Akure on Saturday, at a reception organised for him by the Ondo State Government. He said the Yoruba nation 51

April 19, 2018 12:09 PM PHOTONEWS: Aregbesola Attends Opening Of Osogbo New Eid Praying Ground

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun on Thursday attended the Special Prayer Heralding the Opening of the Osogbo Eid Praying Ground. The Governor was captured at the event by his official photographer, Dolapo Julius exchanging pleasantries with business mogul and the Asiwaju Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji Tunde Badmus as well as the Ataoja of Osogbo 32

April 11, 2018 10:59 AM Osinbajo, Amosun, Adams praise Yoruba leader, Adebanjo at 90 [PHOTOS]

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has described Pa Ayo Adebanjo, as a true nationalist and an icon committed to national unity. Osinbajo spoke yesterday at St. Philips Anglican Parish Church, Isanya Ogbo- Ijebu, Ogun state, during the thanksgiving service held in commemoration of the 90th birthday celebration of the Afenifere chieftain. “All his life, Pa Adebanjo 38

April 2, 2018 2:56 PM Yoruba youths attack Oba Akanbi for dressing like Emir, adopting title

A group, the Yoruba Youth Socio-Cultural Association, YYSA, has called out the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Adewale Akanbi, condemning his alleged adoption of the title of an Emir. They also knocked the monarch for wearing a turban instead of the Yoruba traditional cap or the crown. National Coordinator of YYSA, Olalekan Hammed told the Punch on Sunday that the Oluwo’s 32

April 2, 2018 6:12 AM ‘You are gutless, treacherous bastard’ – Fani-Kayode attacks Oluwo for converting to Emir

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has lashed out at the Oluwo of Iwoland in Osun State, Abdulrasheed Akanbi, for insisting to be called an ‘Emir of Yorubaland’. Reacting, Fani-Kayode described the Oba as a ”gutless and treacherous bastard who is an Islamofascist.” Fani on Twitter wrote: ”This is Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwo who now insists 36

January 30, 2018 4:09 PM Renowned Ogun educationist, Abayomi Jiboku dies at 67

Jiboku, who was until his death, the Proprietor of Taidob Group of Schools, Abeokuta, was also the Oluwo of Oke-Ona Egba. A reliable source told Daily Sun that Jiboku died, on Tuesday, at an undisclosed hospital in Lagos. He was aged 67. According to the source, late Jiboku was hospitalised for almost four months, for an undisclosed ailment in India 19

January 22, 2018 6:03 AM Herdsmen attack: Fayose speaks on burning of Falae’s farm

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to the setting ablaze of a farm belonging to the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Olu Falae by Fulani herdsmen. Reacting, Fayose said Chief Falae an elder statesman did not deserve such brutality from herdsmen. Fayose further called on Buhari’s government to protect Nigerians 30

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 41

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 53