• Ife Traditional Rulers accuse Some KingMakers of fraud, favouring a particular candidate to replace Late Ooni of Ife

    Ife Traditional Rulers accuse Some KingMakers of fraud, favouring a particular candidate to replace Late Ooni of Ife

    Report gathered that the procedure or selection of the new Ooni of Ife for the vacant stool seems getting messier as some traditional rulers in the ancient town yesterday accused the king-makers of alleged inducement to favour a particular candidate.

    A statement by the “New Dawn Ife Kingdom Obas” by Oba Layiwola Adereti, Obawara of Iwara, Oba Adesiyan Mayowa, the Eyenla of Amula Ife, and Oba Adeoye Adefarakan, the Oloyere of Oyere- Ife, chairman, secretary and publicity secretary respectively said the […]

  • BREAKING: Ife KingMaker, Obalufe is dead, he was the Leader of the  right side Chiefs for Ooni of Ife

    BREAKING: Ife KingMaker, Obalufe is dead, he was the Leader of the right side Chiefs for Ooni of Ife

    Report just reaching ADELOVE states that the Leader of Ile-Ife kingmakers and the Obalufe of Iremo quarters, Oba Solomon Omisakin has been confirmed dead.

    His death further put uncertainty on the selection process of new Ooni of Ife which has resulted to litigations.

    Oba Omisakin’s death is coming barely three months after the death of Oba Okunade Sijuwade in far away London.

    Obalufe, the leader of the chiefs on right side of Ooni and next in rank to him, is also the prime […]

  • “What the late Ooni of Ife told me ten days before his death” – Obasanjo

    “What the late Ooni of Ife told me ten days before his death” – Obasanjo

    Former president Olusegun Obasanjo Friday appealed to the kingmakers of Ile- Ife to follow strictly the laid down rules and procedures for the appointment and selection of the new Ooni following the demise of Oba Okunade Sijuwade.

    He also asked the kingmakers to allow God’s wisdom to prevail on them to choose a rightful and God fearing person that would replace the late Ooni.

    Chief Obasanjo made the appeal when he visited the kingmakers at the Ooni’s palace to commemorate with the […]