Home Topics Yorubaland

Yorubaland

MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC backs Ogun bill on traditional rites

A bill that will allow traditional rulers to be installed or buried after death according to their faiths has gone through the second reading in the Ogun State House of Assembly.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Karounwi Oladapo: Crises in Oyo show Governor Makinde ill-prepared for governance

Erstwhile Deputy Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Chief Karounwi Oladapo, has argued that the unfolding political crises in Oyo State were clear indications that Governor Seyi Makinde was ill-prepared for governance.

50th birthday: I’ll devote rest of my life to charity, service to humanity –...

Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, on Wednesday said he will devote the rest of his life to charity and service to humanity.

Wasiu Ayinde, Olori Ajoke deny alleged romantic affair

Fuji music star, Wasiu Ayinde Marshall, also known as KWAM 1 and Olori Ajoke, one of the wives of the Alaafin of Oyo, Lamidi Adeyemi III, have denied having an affair.
The United Arab Emirates has launched a drive-through coronavirus testing facility as part of the Gulf state’s efforts to fight the disease, the Abu Dhabi government’s media office announced.

ORA: Yoruba race well prepared to find cure for coronavirus

With the entire world under the siege of Coronavirus pandemic, a Yoruba socio-cultural group, Oodua Redemption Alliance (ORA), has said the Yoruba race is more than prepared to get the cure for the virus.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila, others honour federal lawmaker in Ibadan

Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker, House of Representatives former Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala and Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji on Friday honoured Rep. Musiliu Akinremi (APC-Ibadan North) in Ibadan.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Coronavirus: Ogun CAN, Muslim community order compliance with ban

Christian and Muslim bodies in Ogun have directed churches and mosques to comply with the state government’s directive banning all high-density gatherings as part of measures to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Banji Akintoye calls for robust investigation into serial fire outbreaks in Yorubaland

Yoruba Leader, Emeritus Professor Adebanji Akintoye, has called on the Federal Government and state governments to conduct thorough investigation into the unusual spate of fire incidents in Nigeria and particularly in Yorubaland.
Traditional worshipers in Remo axis of Ogun State, under the umbrella of “the Osugbo Remo – in – Council” has declared that they are not cannibalistic, warning members of the Ogun State House of Assembly to drop the bill aimed to review the installation and burial of traditional rulers in the state.

We’re not cannibalistic – Ogun monarchs

Traditional worshipers in Remo axis of Ogun State, under the umbrella of “the Osugbo Remo – in – Council” has declared that they are not cannibalistic, warning members of the Ogun State House of Assembly to drop the bill aimed to review the installation and burial of traditional rulers in the state.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Ekiti Obas: Why I wrote Governor Fayemi – Alaafin

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, has revealed why he wrote a letter to the Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, on the Pelu Pelu Obas, charging traditional rulers to henceforth come together and identify with one another in order to protect the traditional institution as contained in their oath during installation rites.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Group petitions President Buhari, security agencies over alleged hijack of Amotekun

A coalition of groups under the aegis of Yoruba Appraisal Forum, has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the National Assembly, as well as security agencies alleging that the South West Security outfit, Amotekun, has been hijacked by unknown persons.

Banji Akintoye commends South-west lawmakers on Amotekun

Yoruba leader and worldwide President of the Yoruba World Congress, Prof. Banji Akintoye, has commended the state Houses of Assembly of the South-west states for their dutiful and expeditious passage of the law establishing Amotekun.

Gani Adams: Senate must take Constitution review seriously

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Aare Gani Adams, yesterday, called on the Senate to take the proposed constitutional amendment as a matter of priority urging the lawmakers to use the recommendations of the 2014 National Conference as a template for the review.

Afe Babalola: Oil discovery in North will aid restructuring

The founder of the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Aare Afe Babalola (SAN), has said the news of crude oil discovery in the North gladdens his heart, because such a discovery will hasten the restructuring of the country.
All is set for the coronation ceremony of Oba Kayode Adenekan Afolabi as the new Alapomu of Apomu in Osun State. Governor Gboyega Oyetola will present the staff of office to the new monarch.

Governor Oyetola to present staff of office to Alapomu of Apomu

All is set for the coronation ceremony of Oba Kayode Adenekan Afolabi as the new Alapomu of Apomu in Osun State. Governor Gboyega Oyetola will present the staff of office to the new monarch.

Gani Adams: Whoever opposes Amotekun will die mysteriously

Are Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has disclosed that people of southwest would not tolerate any form of threat from any individual or groups over its decision to safeguard the region.

Gani Adams: President Buhari’s government tainted with nepotism

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams has described the recent event that played out during the crusade for the establishment of operation Amotekun across Southwest as a blessing in disguise, pointing out that the Yoruba spoke with one voice in their efforts to make sure that the new initiative came alive.

Amotekun: Gani Adams blasts antagonists

Aare Ona Kankanfo of Yorubaland, Chief Gani Adams, has said any person who antagonizes the Western Nigeria Security Network, Amotekun, is an agent of criminals.

Recent Stories

Victor Osimhen has joined Senegal's Moussa Sow and Ivory Coast's Gervinho in Lille's exclusive goalscoring club after scoring a goal on his 18th appearance.

AC Milan join Napoli in race for Victor Osimhen

In a surprise development, Football Italia reported Milan had entered the race to sign Lille striker, although Napoli still remain strong contenders.
Acting Secretary, Health and Human Services Secretariat in the Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA, Dr Mohammed Kawu has tested positive for Covid-19.

FCT health secretary discharged from isolation centre

The Acting Secretary of the FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat, Dr Mohammed Kawu, has been discharged from the Asokoro District Hospital, Abuja, where he has been receiving treatment for COVID 19.
Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen strikes again as Lille beat Strasbourg 2-0 at the Stade Pierre Mauroy in the Ligue 1 encounter.

Victor Osimhen re-evaluates Napoli offer, to decide over the next 48 hours

Sources stated last week that he was ready to reject the move, not so much because of Napoli, but as an act of defiance against those close to him who were trying to orchestrate the transfer.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 5

House of Reps quizzes NDDC over N70.495 billion awarded contracts

The House of Representatives at the weekend flagged off its investigation into the N70.495 billion allegedly paid by Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to 1,773 contractors as mobilization fees without resorting to site, between 2008 and 2012.

Presidency: Why 2020 budget was increased despite drop in revenue

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Umar El-Yakub, has said the decision of the Presidency to increase the 2020 Budget despite drop in revenue was meant to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nation’s economy.