Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tag "Ooni"

    Sanusi, ooni, dein to attend young leaders conference

Sanusi, ooni, dein to attend young leaders conference

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, ooni  of Ife and Benjamin Ikechukwu, dein of Agbor, are expected to attend the southern and northern young leaders conference.The programme which is meant for the deliberation on the non-inclusion of young people in the political process with a view to finding a solution, is scheduled to hold in Enugu on March 3, [...]

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    Ooni partners NGO tackling malnutrition in Africa

Ooni partners NGO tackling malnutrition in Africa

Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the ooni of Ife, has partnered with Empower 54, a non-profit organisation, to curb malnutrition in Africa.Empower 54 is a US organisation which provides humanitarian assistance through health, education, empowerment, and internally displaced persons (IDP)/refugee programmes to underprivileged Africans.Modupe Ozolua, founder of Empower 54, said the declaration on “one-third, 33% of Nigerian children under 5 years old suffer [...]

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    Ooni ‘renames’ IPOB, says Biafra agitators are not terrorists

Ooni ‘renames’ IPOB, says Biafra agitators are not terrorists

Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the ooni of Ife, has referred to the Biafra group led by Nnamdi Kanu as the Indigenous People of Brighter Nigeria (IPOBN).He said this on Friday when he paid a courtesy visit to Okezie Ikpeazu, governor of Abia state.The monarch expressed disapproval with the proscription of the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), saying members of [...]

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    Ooni: Those opposed to idolatry are not kind to history

Ooni: Those opposed to idolatry are not kind to history

Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, the ooni of Ife, has cautioned people to stop misrepresenting the importance of festivals and deities celebrated in the ancient city of Ile-Ife and all parts of Africa.Ooni said this when he spoke at the 2016 celebration of ORANFE, the god of fire in Ile-Ife.He expressed regrets that many people failed to promote the positive aspects [...]

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    Buhari appoints Ooni of Ife UNN chancellor

Buhari appoints Ooni of Ife UNN chancellor

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II), the Ooni of Ife, as the chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN).In a statement on Thursday, Moses Olafare, the special adviser to the Ooni on media and public affairs, said the appointment would promote unity among Nigerians.“Ile Oodua wishes to commend President Muhammadu Buhari for recognising Ooni's efforts to [...]

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    Palace confirms Ooni’s death, warns residents to stay indoors

Palace confirms Ooni’s death, warns residents to stay indoors

The Ile Ife traditional council has confirmed the death of the Ooni of Ife, Okunade Sijuwade.The monarch died in a London hospital on July 28 but the palace debunked media reports on the development, saying the enemies of the kingdom were behind the news."I spoke with the Royal Father an hour ago from London,” Joseph Ijaodola, the Lowa Adimula of [...]

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    OBITUARY: Oba Okunade Sijuwade (1930-2015), the Ooni who loved Jonathan ‘like a son’

OBITUARY: Oba Okunade Sijuwade (1930-2015), the Ooni who loved Jonathan ‘like a son’

Alayeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade, Olubuse II, died in a London hospital on Tuesday having set the record as the second-longest reigning Ooni of Ife in recorded history, but the story of his trials and triumphs could even be longer. His interests in business and politics were well advertised, so was his battle with the Alaafin of Oyo over who is [...]

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