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Yoruba-Igbo Ties: Oduduwa was never last born to Igbo Prince, says Oluwo

  “Place the two cultures side by side in greetings, communication, language, clothing, idols, dancing, wedding etc,one needs no teacher to tell you there are clear distinction. We only must respect the nation that binds us together, Nigeria” NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that in a bid to lay the controversy of Yoruba-Igbo ties to rest, the first class natural paramount monarch, Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba (Dr.) Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has said the founding father of Yoruba, Oduduwa was never last born to the Igbos prince as claimed by Ohaneze Indigbo. Oluwo described the claim as unfounded, false and misleading to the stalwarts of history, beseeching Igbo community to further their [Read]

Ooni reaffirms Igbo-Yoruba Family Ties, says “we’re inseparable” [READ MORE]

  The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has reaffirmed his position on the family ties between Yoruba and Igbo nations, saying the two ethnic groups are inseparable members of the same family. Ooni Ogunwusi stated this last weekend at his Ile-Oodua palace in Ile-Ife while receiving the Lagos state president of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Solomon Ogbonna who had as a member accompanied the delegation of African Farmers And Cultural Organization on a courtesy visit to the palace. “I am so happy to have the President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Lagos State President here as part of this empowerment initiative. Lagos is part of Yoruba land we [Read]

Ooni of Ife: Google Cannot Exist Without ‘Ifa’

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, on Wednesday said that the Google originated from the ‘Ifa’ also known as the oracle. The traditional leader said that without ‘Ifa’ , google would not have been created. Ogunwusi said this during the press tour of the tourists sites within the ancient city ahead of the Tourism Innovation and Development Innovation Conference (TIDA) slated for April 24. The theme of the forthcoming conference is: “Impact of Sustainable Tourism Development and Marketing of Tourism Destinations on Host Communities”. ‘Odu Ifa’ refers to the verses of the literary corpus that are usually consulted by people who believe in its efficacy before embarking on any [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]

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]

GIST: Tobi Philips May Soon Be Crowned New Olori Of Ife READ MORE >>>

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that  Tobi Philips May Soon Be Crowned New Olori Of Ife, according to reports.  Tobi and the Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi were reported to have been dating and their relationship is becoming more serious and stronger now. The Olori of Ife is a traditional title given to the wife of the Oba as the queen of the land. This two started their love affairs last year shortly after the Oba separated from his wife, Olori Wuraola, who he has since divorced. Oba Adeyeye Enitan is 43 and his close family have been pressuring him to get a wife so has he can have [Read]