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Police Inspector, Two Brothers Killed In Lagos State During A Masquerade Festival

A police inspector and two siblings have lost their lives during a masquerade festival at Ilagbo community, in the Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos State. It was learnt that some youths of Oriyanrin, a neighbouring community, had attended the masquerade event tagged, Kilajolu festival, at Ilagbo on Saturday when a clash broke out between the two communities. Some elders of ...

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Canadian Govt. Invites Ooni Of Ife To Country’s 150th Independence Anniversary Celebrations

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has been invited as a special guest of the Canadian Government to grace the country’s 150th Independence Anniversary celebrations in July this year. The special invitation was conveyed to the Ife monarch in his palace on Sunday by a Canadian Member of Parliament, Ramesh Sangha. Delivering the invitation, the Canadian MP said that the ...

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Supremacy Tussle: Yoruba Obas Conflict Resolution Committee Responds To Oba Aderemi Adedapo’s Claim

The Yoruba Obas Conflict Resolution Committee on Sunday described the four-day ultimatum issued by the Olojudo of Ido- Osun, Oba Aderemi Adedapo, to the Olugbo of Ugbo, Oba Fredrick Obateru, to withdraw his claim of supremacy among all Yoruba monarchs as ridiculous and an affront to Yoruba history. The Olugbo had in a recent interview claimed that he was the ...

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Ooni Of Ife Donates N2 Million, Land For The Construction Of Elderly People’s Home In Ile-Ife

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has donated N2 million and acres of land for construction of elderly people’s home in Ile-Ife, Osun. . Ooni gave the donation at the Ife Ooye Elegant Women Association Worldwide, Historic Fund Raising/Launching for the Construction of Elderly People’s Home in Ile-Ife, on Saturday. . The Oba, who was represented at the occasion ...

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Eyo Festival Holds In Lagos (See Photos)

Eyo masquerades walk through as they arrive at the Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos on May 20, 2017.The white-clad Eyo masquerades represent the spirits of the dead and are referred to in Yoruba as “agogoro Eyo”. The origins of the Eyo Festival are found in the inner workings of the secret societies of Lagos where the masquerades ensure safe passage ...

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Politics Of 2019 Now Is A Distraction And Unnecessary, It Will End Up Heating Up The Polity – Cleric

The Methodist Church Nigeria, Saturday, condemned in strong term the use of health issue or misfortune to play dirty politics in the country. . The Bishop of Kubwa Diocese (Methodist Church), the Right Rev. Chikwendu Igwe warned politicians against heating up the polity over their 2019 ambitions. . Igwe stated this while delivering his Bishop’s Address to the 5th Annual ...

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Buhari Should Come Back Home And Seek Spiritual Help – Cleric

Fiery preacher and Abuja-based prophet, Wisdom Nnamdi Ezeigwe, popularly called “Ojenanmuo” has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to come back home and seek spiritual cleansing rather than travelling abroad intermittently to seek the help of medics who obviously do not possess answers to his life’s major queries. . Ojenanmuo who recently relocated to Abuja from the United States of America said ...

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Oba Of Benin Intervenes, Rules In Obe N’Evbueribo And Amagba Communities’ Petitions Before The Palace

Oba Ewuare II N’Ogidigan of Benin on Friday recalled Mrs Victoria Orhue ostracised from Obe N’Evbueribo in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo state by Odionwere (head) and Ohen of the village. . The Oba also directed that all her lands and other property that were confiscated by the village leadership be returned to her immediately. . Ewuare II gave ...

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Eyo Festival 2017 To Add More Glamours To Lagos At 50 Fiesta

There will be great excitement in Lagos on Saturday as the Eyo Festival will hold. It is a part of the programmes of the Lagos @ 5o fiesta. A celebration of culture and tradition, it will attract a lot of people to the Tafawa Balewa Square, where the likes of Eyo Adimu, Oniko and Okanlaba will parade in splendid costumes.

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Claim Of Being Leader Of All Yoruba Obas: Oba Fredrick Akinruntan Given 96Hours To Retrieve Statement

The Secretary General, Council of Yoruba Obas, Oba Aderemi Adedapo, has described the Olugbo of Ugbo Kingdom,Oba Fredrick Akinruntan, as a rabble rouser and an attention-seeking monarch for declaring himself as the leader of all Yoruba Obas. Olugbo had while speaking at an event in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Sunday, said, “I am the leader of all obas ...

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