The history of Elemo Chieftaincy in Akure. 

The Elemo Chieftaincy is one of the oldest, renowned and hallowed chieftaincy title in Akureland. It is the third in rank in the inner Cabinet of Oba of Akure known as the IWAREFA. Its all important position and eminent role within the Cabinet in particular, and Nay, the traditional council in general confirms the accepted … More The history of Elemo Chieftaincy in Akure. 

Oranyan Festival 2017.

A major highlight of the event was the wearing of Sese-Efun (White Coral Bead Crown) by the Alaafin of Oyo, his Imperial Majesty, Alaafin Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III. The Sese-Efun crown was made centuries ago and historically it has only be worn seven times by the successive Alaafins. Alaafins do wear the crown only after … More Oranyan Festival 2017.

The true position of Alake in Yorubaland – Awujale

The Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has described the Alake of Egbaland as a junior traditional ruler in the hierarchy of Yoruba obas. Oba Adetona, who spoke on Thursday in Lagos, said it was wrong for the incumbent Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, to categorise himself as one of the five topmost … More The true position of Alake in Yorubaland – Awujale