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Ahead of Osun guber poll- Ooni sends message to politicians, Ife people

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OSOGBO—The Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade has appealed to all the politicians in Ile-Ife not to turn the community into a theatre of war. The foremost traditional ruler also advised the residents of the ancient town to shun violence before and during the August 9 governorship election in the state. Oba Sijuwade’s appeal came […]

Yoruba obas to reconcile Ooni, Alaafin •Meet in Ibadan

OONI & ALAAFIN

TRADITIONAL rulers from the Yoruba speaking states of the country have said that in a short while, the feud between two foremost obas in the region, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, Olubuse II, and the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III. The traditional rulers, under the aegis of Yoruba Obas Conflict Resolution […]

Ile-Ife already in place before birth of Jesus Christ, Oyo town – Ooni of Ife

Ooni of Ife

Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade said yesterday in Ibadan that Ile-Ife had been in existed over 10,000 years before the birth of Jesus Christ, and even before Oyo town, warning people against distortion of history. Sijuwade made this fact known while delivering his goodwill message at the Lead City University where he was given […]

Ooni’s Peace Initiative

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The Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, played the role expected of him as an elder and a father of all when he averted what would have snowballed into a bloody clash between members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and the Road Transport Employees Association (RTEAN) recently. These two unions in […]

Aregbe’s Victory: Ooni, Obasanjo’s Final Demystification

Once again, the transience of power played out itself in Osun State penultimate Friday when the state erupted in a spontaneous wild jubilation over the fall of impostor Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola from the Olympian height of power. Never in the history of the 19-year-old state has such a common source of joy experienced in the […]

Fasogbon Lambasts Ooni, Omisore At PDP Meeting In Sijuwade’s Palace

The candidate representing Ife Federal Constituency in the Federal House of Representatives in Abuja, Honourable Olawale Fasogbon, threw caution to the winds when he called the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade unprinted names at a meeting held in the Oba’s palace on Monday. The meeting was reported to have been called at the instance […]

Ooni, Other Monarchs Escape Death

Only mother luck saved some Osun State traditional rulers led by Oba Okunade Sijuwade, the Ooni of Ife, in Arogbo, Ijaw area of Ondo while attending the official installation of Oluugbo of Ugboland, Oba Obateru Akunruntan, by Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State when a bomb allegedly planted by some militant Ijaw youths exploded shattered […]

Osun Governorship Election Dispute: Oyinlola Enlists Sultan’s Help

•At A Meeting With Ooni In Okuku Embattled Osun State Governor Olagumsoye Oyinlola is shivering about his fate that is still hanging in the balance as touching the appeal suit filed by the state governorship candidate of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Engineer Rauf Aregbesola, at the Court of Appeal, Ibadan, Oyo State over the […]

Awujale’s Revelations: Ooni Call Off World Press Conference

THE scheduled world press conference achedulled by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, was called off last Thursday, to refute some of the alleged claims made against the monarch, by the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona. According to OSUN DEFENDER investigation at the Ooni’s palace, Oba Sijuwade was said to have wanted […]

How Oni Of Ife Sijuade Sold the June 12 Mandate To IBB for a Plate of Porridge: By Oba Sikiru Adetona, Awujale of Ijebuland

June 12: Why Ooni Betrayed MKOAbiola-TheNEWS Culled From The News Magazine Nigeria Via Sahara Reporters The Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuade’s role in the aftermath of the annulment of the 1993 presidential election is widely thought to have been less than noble. In Awujale, the recently released autobiography of Oba Sikiru Adetona, the Awujale […]

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