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Ooni: Not catching them old

Ooni: Not catching them old

UNLIKE what is going on in the slow business of forming the Federal Executive Council so far characterised by a preponderance of elements of the older generation and the have-been, the kingmakers at Ile-Ife, Osun State, have opted to offer some lessons on how not to catch them old.

Who is the next Ooni of Ile-Ife?

Who is the next Ooni of Ile-Ife?

SINCE the transition to eternal glory of the late Ooni of Ife, Alayeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade, the entire world and in particular, the Yorubas at home and in Diaspora have been patiently and eagerly awaiting the proclamation by the traditional kingmakers of the ancient town of the next Ooni of Ife. The interest of the people in the selection of a candidate is due to the revered position of the Ooni stool and roles as the foremost traditional ruler in Yorubaland.

Ooni warns against distorting Yoruba history

Ooni warns against distorting Yoruba history

Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade has warned Yoruba people against allowing the distortion of the history of their race, saying it is causing colossal damage to the people’s cultural values.

Ife celebrates Oranmiyan festival

Ife celebrates Oranmiyan festival

The ancient city of Ile Ife will be agog Monday as the three day celebration of Oranmiyan, arguably the most deified of the whole Yoruba deities, begins.