CULTURE AND TRADITION

No Other Political Party Will Rule In Lagos Except APC – Oba Akiolu [READ MORE]

  The Oba of Lagos Oba Akiolu 1 has said that God will not allow any other party apart from All Progressives Congress (APC) to take over the State in the forthcoming general election in 2019. Oba Akiolu He made this remark yesterday in Lagos at the 11th Annual Hijrah Lecture and Commissioning of the new House of Assembly Mosque. He said the new Mosque was unique especially as it was built inside the Assembly complex where Bills are passed into law. Oba Akiolu also argued that it was not enough to build Mosque but that the custodians of the Mosque should be properly taken care of. He also advised [Read]

Gov Amosun Showers Encomiums On Oba Alake As He Bags Honorary Doctorate Award [READ MORE]

  ABEOKUTA – Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has showered encomiums on the Alake and Paramount ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo on the conferment of Honorary Doctorate Degree in management by the Governing Council of Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ebonyi state. The Governor in a personally signed congratulatory message on behalf of the state government, said the honour was symbiotic as a result of the monarch’s contribution to nation’s growth and Ogun State as a former military officer and traditional leader. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Oba Gbadebo, alongside former Minister of Education and Health, Professor Ihechukwu Mmadubike will be honoured at the university’s 3rd convocation ceremony [Read]

OPC Appoints Oshibote as New Leader following Death of Fasheun – READ MORE

  Prince Oshibote Oodua has emerged as the new president of the Odua People’s Congress (OPC) following the death of its founder and national president, Dr Frederick Fasheun. The new president, Prince Oshibote was announced at Century Hotel, Okota, Lagos, where members of the congress gathered in their numbers to mourn the passage of their former leader. NEWS FLAKES NG had earlier reported that Dr. Fasheun died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH in the early hours of Saturday. According to the eldest child of the former OPC leader, Kayode Fasheun, the late OPC national president took ill briefly during the week before he finally passed on. “He [Read]

Ooni Hosts Former President Mahama Of Ghana – SEE PHOTOS

  The Ooni of Ife,Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has played host to the immediate past President of Ghana, John Mahama, stating that the African continent remains one big family, despite the boundaries between her countries and communities. According to a statement issued by the Director, Media and Public Affairs to the first class traditional ruler, Moses Olafare said the immediate past Ghanaian leader led his team on a courtesy visit to the Ooni at his palace in Ile-Ife. The monarch in the statement noted that, “before the advent of the Western civilization, there were no boundaries between the African nations and communities. We are one big family. But it gladdens [Read]

BREAKING: FG declares Tuesday Public Holiday to mark Eid-el-Maulud – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Federal Government has declared Tuesday, 20th November 2018 as Public Holiday to mark the Eid-El Maulud celebration.   The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen (rtd) Abdulrahman Dambazau who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, called on Muslim faithful to align themselves with the prophet’s teachings which border on piety, charity, tolerance and peaceful co-existence, among others. While calling on all Nigerians to uphold these virtues, with a view to overcoming the current national challenges facing the country, Gen. Dambazau assured that the Federal Government remains committed to the unity of the country [Read]

GIST: Anambra Gov, Willie Obiano Visits Ooni of Ife, Wife, wishes them Successful Union – SEE PHOTOS

    Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state, Nigeria was in Ile-Ife on Friday to congratulate the Ooni of Ife, Arole Oduduwa, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II and his queen, Olori Silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi (Yeyeluwa) on their wedding which took place recently. Describing Ooni Ogunwusi who is a Co-Chairman of National Council Of Traditional Rulers Of Nigeria his father and long time friend, Governor Obiano called Ile-Ife as the spiritual home of the Yorubas where everyone came from. During the visit to Ife, Obiano said, “Your Majesty, I was in America, when you got married last week. As a son and longtime friend of yours, I consider it necessary [Read]

REVEALED: Why I Married Moronke Naomi Silekunola – Ooni Of Ife READ MORE + SEE PHOTOS

  The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has cleared the air on why he decided to marry a prophetess. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the palace of the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has given reason why the king picked Olori Moronke Naomi Silekunola Ogunwusi. There was great joyousness at Ile-Ife, Osun State yesterday as the Ooni received his new wife at the palace, a day after he marked his 44th birthday. The palace said he married the woman because of the spiritual strength she will bring to the kingdom and the fear of God in her. According to a statement issued to daily post by the Director, [Read]

GIST: Ooni Of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi shows-off his new bride SEE LOVELY PHOTOS + BIOGRAPHY

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that months after his marriage to Olori Wuraola crashed, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has found himself a new bride, Her Majesty, Prophetess, Evangelist, Olori Moronke Naomi Oluwaseyi Silekunola Ogunwusi. He announced her as The New Yeyeluwa Oodua. The Ooni released a statement announcing his new bride, alongside photos of the queen. It reads: “I waited patiently upon the Almighty the King of kings, he eventually did it in the midst of many trials”. READ ALSO: LIFESTYLE: Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi celebrates 44th Birthday in grand style “Shilekunola, Moronke, Naomi; the greatest Arsenal you can apply on this highly revered throne with [Read]

LIFESTYLE: Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi celebrates 44th Birthday in grand style – SEE MORE PHOTOS

  The Ooni of Ife, his Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II celebrates his 44th birthday anniversary in grand style. The monarch was born on October 17th, 19874. He was joined in the celebration by many well wishers and lovers across the globe including the Outgoing Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola as well as the Oluwo of Iwoland. READ ALSO: BIRTHDAY: Oluwo Felicitates with Ooni at 44, as Kabiyesi celebrates in grand style SEE MORE PHOTOS OF THE EVENT as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG: Happy birthday to Kabiyesi. [Read]

BIRTHDAY: Oluwo Felicitates with Ooni at 44, as Kabiyesi celebrates in grand style – READ MORE

  Oluwo of Iwoland, HIM Oba (Dr.) Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has joined Nigerians to felicitate with the Arole Oduduwa, the Ooni of Ife, Alayeluwa, Babatunde Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on the occasion of his 44th birthday. In a felicitation message made available to journalists by the Oluwo’s press secretary, Alli Ibraheem, described the monarch as a chosen one and symbol of modern Yoruba nation committing his life to all inclusive charity to the advantage of human race. READ ALSO: LIFESTYLE: Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi celebrates 44th Birthday in grand style – SEE MORE PHOTOS The statement lauded Ooni for his administrative proficiency in conducting his institution which has reinvigorated [Read]