Alaafin endorses Yoruba youth group

A foremost Yoruba Socio-Cultural Youth Group, Alliance Of Yoruba Youth Council Worldwide (AYYCW) on Thursday, 25th June, 2020, paid a courtesy visit to the Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi. During the visit the Royal Father endorsed the group while receiving his certificate as the Grand Patron of the Youth Council. Speaking at the Occasion, the National President of the group, Dr. Akande Kazeem thanked the Monarch for finding time in his busy schedule to attend to the group. He promised to always fight for the course…

Mobile Squadron Base: I am happy with Makinde, says Alaafin …as Governor commissions Aafin Oyo PHC

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, said on Wednesday that he bore no grudge against the governor of  Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde over the location of the Police Mobile Force, Ago-Are in Oke Ogun axis of the state. Oba Adeyemi, who stated this while receiving the Governor on a courtesy visit, stated that if he had any grudge, he would have communicated the same to the governor. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, said that the governor was in…

Gani Adams And The Desecration Of Yoruba Tradition By Elugbade Olayinka

The Yoruba traditions, norm, customs and culture have been subjected to ridicules. Just two days ago, on social media, I saw the list of almost twenty people who Chief Gani Adams are preparing to confer with another Chieftaincy titles this month as part of his second year anniversary as Aare Onakakanfo. Before making enquiries from our elders who are very vast in Yoruba history, I asked myself! As someone who has spent 58 years on earth. Can a chief confer chieftaincy title on someone in Yorubaland? I didn’t know the…

THE TYRANNICAL REIGN OF BASORUN GAA

During his reign, Bashorun Gaha was a ruthless and tyrannical person..His name ‘Gaha’ is sometimes pronounced as ‘Gaa’. Bashorun Gaha personally installed 4 kings and killed them, just to show his might. When Bashorun Gaa installed Labisi as king, the man didn’t even finish his installation rites before Gaha caused his death. Just 17 days into the initiation rites, Gaha killed him! He appointed the next king immediately, Alaafin Oduboye. After Oduboye became king, Gaha demanded that the king prostrate to him. Just because Oduboye refused, saying it’s never done,…

USE YOUR POSITION AS AARE ONA KAKANFO FOR NATIONAL UNITY, President Buhari charges Gani Adams

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Otunba Gani Adams, Leader of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), on his investiture as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo, January 13, 2018. President Buhari charges Otunba Adams to use the new position to pursue worthy goals of security, peace and national unity.The President stated this in a congratulatory message signed by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity. President Buhari commended the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi 111, on the appointment of a new Aare Ona Kakanfo, who will assist…