ILLEC @ 33 :Nupe language school felicitates with first Nupe language  Professor, Adamu Idris Manarakis

The Nupes Language School has felicitated with the the first Nupe language Professor and founder of Indigenous Languages Learning Centre in Nigeria(ILLEC).on the occasion of 33rd anniversary of the centre. The congratulatory signed by the school management read : Before your 33rd years Anniversary, you brought a lot of happinesses and joys to kinnupe. All the ideas nursed or nourished by you are the things one could think is almost impossible even in a mere dream, especially in the aspect of rebirthing a moribund Nupe Language. You made it possible…

Oyetola mourns Olufon’s passing, says it’s a colossal loss 

The Governor,State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola has described the passing of the Olufon of Ifon in Orolu Local Government Area of the State, Oba Almorouf Adekunle Magbagbeola, as a colossal loss. The Governor in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan on Thursday in Osogbo, offered his sympathies and prayers to the Royal Family and the people of Ifon. Oyetola who described Oba Almorouf as a symbol of history, culture and heritage, said the late monarch would be remembered as a visionary leader who made important contributions…

Nasarawa ready to partner NTDC to promote tourism, says Gov Sule

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, said his administration is ready to partner with the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), in order to develop the tourism potentials of the state. Engineer Sule stated this while hosting the North Central Zone Coordinator of the NTDC, Nanna D. Yakubu, at the Government House, on Wednesday. The Governor said his administration was particularly interested in going into a public private partnership, with the government willing to provide the infrastructure, as well as support investors who are ready to run such ventures as businesses.…

Gov Sani Bello felicitates new Emir  of  Kagara, Ahmed Garba Gunna

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has congratulated the newly appointed 2nd Emir of Kagara, Alhaji Ahmed Garba Gunna.   The appointment of Garba Gunna followed the death of Alhaji Salihu Tanko who died Tuesday, March 2nd 2021 after 39 years on the throne.   Alhaji Ahmed Garba Gunna scored the highest number of votes in the recently concluded election by the electoral college ( king makers) of the Emirate and subsequently declared winner.   In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary ,Mary Noel Berje,Governor Sani Bello described…

HONOURARY PROFESSORSHIP : ILLEC ,Nupe Language family felicitates Adamu Idris Manarakis

The Nupe Language family has congratulated the Director,Nupe Language School,Adamu Idris Manarakis on the Honourary Professorial Award conferred on him by Smart International Academy,United Stare of America. Read the statement in full : Adamu Idris Manarakis’ journey started like that of a small scale business trader. After his JSS Certificate, he took Building Technology Education as his field of interest in his Senior Secondary School, his NCE program, and his First Degree program. He ventured to writing and teaching in Nupe Language in 2012. He has grown from writing the…

Stop conferring non Igala titles on Igala soil,Ane Igala Restoration tells Igala  Traditional council

Ane Igala Restoration (AIR ), an Ata Igala constituted pan Igala socio-cultural organisation established to restore and revive Igala values, heritage vis a vis land and people which are spread across Anambra, Benue, Delta, Edo, Enugu, Kogi States etc , has cautioned members of Igala Area Traditional Council in Kogi State to desist from the ignoble and despicable act of conferring titles that are alien to the highly respected Igala tradition and culture on the Igala soil.   The organization said Igala heritage which their forefathers fought for with their…

Ooni unveils Adire textile production hub, harps on youth engagement

The Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on Monday launched an Adire textile production hub; a cultural centre built on a 30,000 square meters of land with a vision to empower the youths through the revival of local fabrics. While declaring the hub opened within the premises of the Ife Ground Resorts, Ile-Ife, Ooni Ogunwusi revealed that the ancient Adire textile is an agelong tradition of Ife, from where he said it was taken to the Abeokuta by the Egbas and other parts of the world. “Our…

Oyetola mourns passage of Akirun

Governor of the State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, has expressed sadness over the transition of the Akirun of Ikirun Land, Oba AbdulRauf Olawale Adedeji II. Oba Adedeji who died at the age of 78, was installed the Akirun of Ikirun in 1991. Oyetola in a Press statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, commiserated with the first son of the monarch and Commissioner for Innovation, Science and Technology, Hon. Babatunde Olawale, the immediate family of the monarch, his friends, associates and the people Ikirun. He commended the late…

NOTABLE CITIES IN YORUBALAND &THEIR FOUNDERS.

(1) Ile-Ife was founded by Obatala (2)  Owo was founded by Ojugbelu. (3) Oshogbo was founded by Queen Oso-Igbo (4) Akure was founded by Omoremi Omoluabi (5) Ondo was founded by Queen Pupupu (6) Iwo was founded by prince Ogbaigbai. (7) Oyo was founded by prince Oranmiyan (8) Igede Ekiti was founded by Ake (9) Abeokuta was founded by Shodeke (10) Ilesha was founded by Owalushe Ajaka. (11) Esie was founded by prince Baragbon (12) Ijero Ekiti was founded by Prince Ogbe (13) Sango-Otta was founded by Osolo and Eleidi…

50th Anniversary: Oyetola congratulates Alaafin …  says Monarch belongs to a class of his own

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun has congratulated the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, on the occasion of  his 50th anniversary on the throne, described him as an extraordinary traditional ruler who belonged to a class of his own. Oyetola in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, said he was delighted to join indigenes of Oyo, Government and the people of Oyo State as well as millions of Yoruba sons and daughters across the world to celebrate the milestone reached by the…