COVID-19: PTF commends Ooni, others for donating PPEs, other medical supplies

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has commended the Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi,Ojaja II for donating four motorised modular fumigators (two each to the PTF and the FCT) to help combat the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19. At the National Briefing by the PTF on Monday, the task force Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, also mentioned the United Nations (UN) Basket and European Union for praise. According to him, they have delivered a second tranche of PPEs, medical supplies and equipment to…

Saga of a living ancestor By Dare Babarinsa

It is interesting that even now people of Ile-Ife still refers to Baba Adesoji Tadeniawo Aderemi in the present tense. It is as if one day, he would be sighted at Oke Itase or any of the many sacred sites in Ile-Ife, the city which the Yoruba people believe is the Land of the First Dawn. Aderemi was the Ooni of Ife for 50 momentous years. Forty years ago when Chief Bola Ige was the Governor of old Oyo State, the Ooni passed on to the land of the ancestors.…

Ooni eulogises Dele Momodu@ 60, calls him hero of democracy

The Arole Oduduwa and Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II has lauded the prominent media guru, Basorun Dele Momodu on his 60th birthday, stated that the publisher of the widely read Ovation Magazine has done well the nation. In a statement by his Director of Media and Public Affairs, Comrade Moses Olafare, Ooni Ogunwusi described Momodu who alongside late journalists; Dele Giwa and Dele Agekameh grew up in the ancient Palace of Ife under the watch of Ooni Adesoji Aderemi as a man of many parts. “Dele…

Covid-19: Ooni donates motorised modular fumigators to Oyo  ….says homegrown efforts should be encouraged

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on Saturday, donated two locally-fabricated modular fumigators and drones to the Oyo State government to assist the state in its effort to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus. Oba Ogunwusi, who was received at the Government House, Agodi, Ibadan, by the state governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said the donations were his contribution towards assisting the state in the fight against the pandemic in the state. A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa,…

Ooni prescribes alternative African medicine to cure Coronavirus

The Arole Oduduwa and Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II on Monday revealed that cure to the pandemic Coronavirus lies in the ability to explore the potentials of the alternative/natural medicine. Ooni Ogunwusi who doubled as the Co-Chairman of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria(NCTRN) made the disclosure while addressing newsmen at his Ile Oodua Palace, Ile Ife, emphasising that the Nigeria as a country and the world at large must look inward for alternative solution. “A divine proclamation came out to the world last…

Aare Onakakanfo pays homage to Ooni …. as Oduduwa festival holds in Ile- lfe

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adam on Thursday paid homage to the Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, as he led other descendants of Oduduwa in the celebration of the annual Oduduwa Festival.   In his words, Aare Adam described the Ooni as the only monarch with the seal of Oduduwa, expressed that he holds the foremost African traditional ruler in a very high esteem as his father. “As the Arole Oduduwa, all descendants of Oduduwa must bow in respect for the highly respected throne…

OONI EULOGISES PRESIDENT BUHARI AT 75 … Describes Him an  extraordinary Leader with race Discipline .

The Arole Oduduwa and Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his 75th birthday anniversary, He described the President as an incorruptible leader driven by uncommon discipline. Ooni Ogunwusi who is a Co-chairman of the National Traditional Rulers Council Of Nigeria in a statement released by his Director of Media and Public Affairs, Comrade Moses Olafare on Sunday morning eulogised President Buhari as a living extraordinary Nigerian leader globally known for relentlessly dedicated selfless service towards making Nigeria a better place to…