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    Metro Ooni of Ife and Oba of Ugbo Fight Over Yoruba Ancestral Queen Moremi

    The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, and Oba of Ugbo Kingdom in Ondo state, Oba Federick Akinruntan, over the weekend engaged in a battle of words over the place of Yoruba ancestral Queen Moremi in history. Oba Akinruntan condemned Ile-Ife people for celebrating Queen Moremi and even...
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    Metro Ooni of Ife Unveils Moremi Ajasoro, Tallest Statue in Nigeria [SEE PHOTOS]

    Ooni of Ife yesterday unveiled the tallest statue in Nigeria Moremi Ajasoro.It is 42 feet tall with 30 risers. It is the tallest statue in Nigeria and the 3rd tallest in Africa. It is constructed right on the spot Moremi lived several centuries of years ago. It is 100 percent locally...
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    Politics Fayose - “Nothing must happen to Tinubu, Falae''

    Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose has called on the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, to protect Yoruba leaders. Fayose made the call while receiving the Ooni at the palace of the Ewi of Ado Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adejugbe; PUNCH reports. He said, “You (Ooni) are in a good position to unite us...
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    Metro All Deities Are Messengers of God – Ooni of Ife

    Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has stated that worshiping deities (idols), is not a sin against God Almighty as it was part of nature. Oba Ogunwusi added that all existing deities are messengers of God. He cautioned people to stop misrepresenting the importance of festivals and deities...
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    Metro Economic Recession: Ooni Names 2 Sectors President Buhari Should Focus On

    As the nation seeks a way out of its economic recession, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwuis, Ojaja II, has identified two sectors the federal, state and local governments should shift focus to revitalize the economy. He urged the three tiers of government to focus on agricultural...
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    Metro Ooni Decorated as Rotary Ambassador to Nigeria

    The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has been decorated by Rotary International District 9110 as the Rotary Ambassador to Nigeria just as Pat Ikheloa was installed as District Governor for 2016-2017. The event, which took place at the Shell Hall of Muson Centre, Lagos...
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    Metro Ooni of Ife - Africans Needs to Forget About Boundaries

    The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi wants Africans to forget about boundaries and focus on balancing the world. The Ooni gave the advice via his Instagram page. He wrote, ''There were no boundaries in Africa until the 1894 Berlin conference, we should forget these boundaries and focus on...
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    Entertainment Late Ooni of Ife's Son Aderemi is Engaged!

    Aderemi Sijuwade, one of sons of late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade has proposed to his girlfriend - Make up artist Labisi Folawiyo of facesbylabisi. See photos below:
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    Metro PDP Leaders Prostrate Before Ooni, Beg Him to Forgive, Help Omisore [PHOTO]

    Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State have appealed to the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II) to help one of them and former governor of the state, Senator Iyiola Omisore. The appeal was made on Wednesday by the Osun Chairman of the PDP, Mr. Adesoji...
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    Metro Ooni of Ife, Crew Cause Panic in US During Traditional Fire Display [PHOTOS]

    The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, on Tuesday caused a major drama in Washington D.C while performing a traditional rite. The Ooni and his crew performed traditionally at the Smithsonian Museum of African Art. During the performance which involved fire, the fire brigade stormed...
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    Metro Obama To Honour Ooni of Ife As New York Declares Yoruba Day

    A New York City Senator, Kevin Parker, and the Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams, said the city had secured a proclamation to declare Monday, June 13, 2016 as Yoruba Day. They said the action was to honour the monarch. Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, was on Friday hosted by...
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    Metro Ooni of Ife and Wife Off to USA [SEE PHOTOS]

    Ooni Of Ife,Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi and his wife are off to America. The monarch while there will receive an award to be presented in his honour for being a peace maker Sources close to him said he will spend 3weeks there after tying all loose ends concerning his trip. See photos:
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    Metro Ooni of Ife Pays Courtesy Visit to Fashola in Abuja

    The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi paid a courtesy visit to the Hon. Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN at his Abuja residence, yesterday 5th, June. See photos: Photo credit: Lukeshphoto
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    7 Most Political Traditional Rulers in Nigeria

    7 Most Powerful Traditional Rulers in Nigeria Some countries such as the United Kingdom has the Queen for their national monarch, but Nigeria has hundreds of tribes and cultures, bringing about the need for several monarchies or traditional rulers who wield great political and spiritual powers...
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    Metro Ooni Of Ife Hosts American Delegates At His Palace [See Photos]

    The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, recently played host to American delegates at his exquisite palace in Ile-Ife, Osun state. To appreciate the courtesy call, the monarch presented the visitors with a significant artifact as gift. See Photos: Source
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    Metro Ooni Of Ife Unveils Official Logo Of The Yoruba Cultural Carnival Worldwide [See Photos]

    The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has called on the public and private sectors to preserve the Yoruba language and culture. Ogunwusi, who spoke in his palace recently while unveiling the logo of the Yoruba Cultural Carnival Worldwide, said language and culture remained catalysts for...
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    Metro THROWBACK: Queen Elizabeth Meeting With The Nigerian Kings – See Photos

    Here are throwback photos of Queen Elizabeth visitation to Nigeria during the colonial era... See photos: Queen Elizabeth with Oba of Benin Queen with Oba Adesoji Aderemi, Ooni of Ife Queen with Oba of Lagos.... Adeniji Adele Do you have others old photos of the Queen visitation to...
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    Metro Photos: See How Guru Maharaj Ji Stormed Ooni Of Ife’s Wedding

    Guru Maharaj Ji, born Mohammed Ajirobatan Ibrahim, is a spiritual leader in Nigeria. He once declared himself to be the Perfect Living Master and also called the "Black Jesus". Here are photos of him at the Ooni of Ife and Olori Wuraola 's wedding over the weekend...
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    Metro Governor Fayose Prostrates For Ooni Of Ife [See Photo]

    The Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose on Sunday prostrated before the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on his arrival at the oba’s palace in Ile-Ife against official protocols. Fayose was in Ife to attend the thanksgiving and wedding reception of the newly-wedded monarch. While...
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    Metro English Language Derived from Yoruba - Ooni of Ife

    The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja 11 has stressed the need for the Yoruba at home and in the diaspora to place premium on the speaking and teaching of their language if the race is to make appreciable progress in the comity of nations. He said the most spoken languages all over...