This was revealed in the weekly column of a former Editor with the Tribune titles, Festus Adedayo, on Sunday
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A highly sartorially conscious monarch, each time you saw the Alaafin, he mirrored class and panache of culture in his dressing.
Primate Ayodele predicted Alaaffin’s death in December
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the late Alaafin died on Friday night at the Afe Babalola Teaching Hospital Ado-Ekiti.
Iba Gani Adams, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Aderemi, stated that the transition and burial rites of the foremost Yoruba monarch was purely traditional and not religious.
Akande-Sadipe, in her tribute made available to newsmen Saturday, described the late Monarch as one of the most reverred royal fathers, who had a vast knowledge of Yoruba culture and history
According to available information, the monarch died at the Afe Babalola Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State
The 83-year-old monarch, who has several wives, wore a magenta coloured tracksuit with sneakers and snap back cap
The estranged Queen left the palace after she was allegedly locked up in a cell for going against the palace rule.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will on November 23, 2021 turn the first sod of the Yoruba World Centre…
The former Queen confirmed the development with a post that included photos and videos on her Instagram page.
Suspected bandits reportedly attacked the Abolongo Correctional Centre in Oyo town, freeing unspecified number of inmates at the facility.
Oba Adeyemi made this known at the opening ceremony of the Yoruba Studies Association of Nigeria’s 50th anniversary held at Otunba Subomi Balogun Conference, University of Ibadan, Oyo state.
Makinde made this known on Wednesday in Ibadan, while presenting the state budget proposal tagged: “Budget of Growth and Opportunities” to the state House of Assembly.
Iba Adams made this known at the 2021 edition of Sango Festival held at the Alaafin of Oyo palace in Oyo.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that gunmen invaded the community, leaving no fewer than 11 people dead, with several property burnt, including the traditional ruler’s palace.
Bara, located in the Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara, is noted for being the burial site for past Alaafins of the old Oyo Empire.
Bara, burial site of several past Alaafins who are major figures in Yoruba history, is undergoing rapid deforestation due to arable farming and cattle grazing on an unsustainable scale.
Oba Adeyemi, who disclosed this in Lagos during the 51st birthday celebration of Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba Land, Iba Gani Adams, said that monopoly of violence is supposed to be concentrated in government but regrettably that was not the case.
Odumakin was a Yorubaman who wore his Yorubaness on his lapel without caring whose ox was gored, to the chagrin of the enemies within the race. He was an Awoist in deed and in truth who did not subscribe to the reigning fad among political octopods that you had to genuflect by the feet of cows in order to have a chunk of its meat. He was a thorn in the flesh of the Hausa/Fulani establishment and their minions who, in obeisance, gave unworthy rankadede so as to be allowed to mount the horse of power.