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.
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The paramount ruler of Iwo in Osun State the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, on Sunday 14th of August 2016 led Iwo chiefs and prominent indigenes of the town to Ile-Ife in order to acquaint them about the origin of their ancestry. The monarch and his subjects traced their origin to Lafogido Ruling House, … More The Ancestral link between Ile-Ife and Iwo
Following the demise of the Oba of Benin Kingdom, Oba Erediauwa, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, on Friday, the ancient Bini kingdom has announced that the late Oba’s son, His Royal Highness, Edaiken N’Uselu, Crown Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, will ascend to his father’s seat. Crown Prince Eheneden Erediauwa was formally installed as the … More The New Oba of Benin 2016
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
It’s also called Asorin in Yoruba language. It’s bark and root are widely used in the preparation of potent charms. it’s gotten by approaching the tree from a distance, while a live rooster is thrown at it after series of incantation. No human being can survive approaching it ordinarily. My mother had first hand experience … More Igi nla the Mysterious tree
This interview was conducted by Dr Yemi Ogunbiyi and Gbenga Adefaye in 2009 when Oba Okunade Sijuade clocked 80 years. The story is simple enough and can bear endless repetition. In the beginning Olodumare created the universe. Then, He decided that Orunmila should complete the work of creation. But Orunmila was a great lover of … More Ooni Sijuwade in depth interview in 2009