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    Metro Obatala festival starts in Ile-Ife‎ – Premium Times Nigeria

    Monday marked the first day of the week-long annual Obatala festival at Ile-Ife in Osun State. At the Oduduwa hall of Obafemi Awolowo University, where the opening colloquium held, the the Vice Chancellor of the school, Eyitope Ogunbodede, emphasised the need for the promotion of African culture...
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    Metro Ooni Of Ife Reacts To Alleged Crash Of His Marriage

    The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has reacted to reports that his marriage to Olori Wuraola has crashed. In a chat with Naij, the Oba, through his media aide, debunked rumors that his marriage had hit the rocks. He stated that both he and his wife are in fact happy together. The...
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    Metro Ife Battlefield Report: How Hausas, Yorubas Fought Till 50 People Dropped Dead

    Details of the dramatic battle between the Hausas and Yorubas in ancient city of Ile-Ife have emerged. New Telegraph reports that the people organised themselves into two formidable groups to match each other strength for strength in the fierce battle which led to the killing and maiming of...
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    Metro Ile-Ife: What Caused Hausa, Yoruba Bloody Clash

    Ile-Ife, an ancient town Osun State was yesterday thrown into turmoil as Yoruba and Hausa took up arms against each other in the Sabo area of the town. The Magaji of Hausa community in Ile- Ife and secretary to the central mosque in the town, Alhaji Nasir Magaji has explained the cause of...
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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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    Metro Cleanest Street In Ife To Receive N100,000 Every Month

    The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, over the weekend launched an environmental sanitation programme ‎tagged ‘Gba’femo’ (Sweep Ife Clean). The programme is worth millions of Naira and anchored by Motherland Beckons and has as part of strategies to push residents’...
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    Metro OAU Shuts Down Hostel Mosques Over Doctrine Similar to Boko Haram

    The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State has shut down mosques located in the school hostels over some allegations raised against a group called Muslim Students' Society of Nigeria (MSSN). A statement by the Division of Student Affairs (DSA) said the mosques, located in...
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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 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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    Politics INEC Declares PDP Winner of Ife Assembly Rerun Election

    The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared, Dipo Eluwole of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the winner of Ife Central House of Assembly legislative rerun poll. The INEC Returning Officer, Dr Francis Oladimeji, who announced the result in Ile-Ife on Sunday said Eluwole...
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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 Ooni of Ife Commissions N56m Coastal Interstate Bus Transit

    The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, yesterday, commissioned 7 coaster buses worth N56 million to ease inter-state transportation for the people of Ile-Ife. The Oba, while commissioning the Made-in-Nigeria buses at his palace at Enuwa Square in Ile-Ife, urged Nigerians to...
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    Metro No King on Earth Is Above God – Ooni of Ife

    The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, on Thursday, berated those criticising him for kneeling in church to worship God, saying “no king on earth is above God.” An online newspaper had criticised Oba Ogunwusi for kneeling while worshiping God during a thanksgiving service marking the end...
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    Metro [Photos] Coronation of the New Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi

    Ile-Ife, the cradle of Yorubaland was yesterday besieged by dignitaries across the globe to witness the presentation of staff of office to the Ooni of Ile-Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II See photos from the event:
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    Metro OAU’s Professor Of Medicine Dies In His Office

    Professor Solomon Ogunniyi, a 2nd term Provosts of the College of Health Sciences at the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife, one of Nigeria’s foremost universities, is dead. Before his death, he was a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife...
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    Metro See Profile of the New Ooni of Ife, Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

    prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi was born 40 years ago to the Ojaja Royal compound of Agbedegbede in the Giesi Ruling House, attended The Polytechnic, Ibadan, where he obtained a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy. He went into business and became a property merchant. Adeyeye Ogunwusi...
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    Metro Ogunwusi Emerges 51st Ooni of Ife

    The Osun State government this morning named 40-year -old Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi as the 51st Ooni of Ife, replaces Oba Okunae Sijuwade, who passes away in July Ogunwusi’s appointment was announced by the government at 2:49am. According to the Secretary to the State Government (SSG)...