The new Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, was on Monday presented with the traditional “Ade-Are” crown as the 51st traditional ruler of the ancient town.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Oba Ogunwusi was presented with the crown by the custodian of a place called Oke-Ora, at Ile-funfun Opa, located between Ile-Ife and Osu, along Ilesa Road.
The traditional ruler, who appeared in public for the first time after spending 21 days in seclusion, was accompanied by indigenes of […]
A human rights group known as the Centre for Human Eights and Social Justice has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to prosecute the Ooni-elect, Prince Adeyeye Ogunwusi, based on the allegations of forgery.
The Chairman of CHRSJ, Mr. Adeniyi Sulaiman, who said this in a letter written to the Chairman of the EFCC said the allegations were weighty and they ought to be thoroughly investigated.
A copy of the letter which was given to President Muhammadu Buhari was made […]
A human rights group known as the Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to prosecute the new Ooni of Ife, Prince Adeyeye Ogunwusi, based on the allegations of forgery.
News reported that Adeniyi Sulaiman, the chairman of the group, wrote a letter to the chairman of the EFCC on Monday, November 2.
In a letter, a copy of which was sent to President Muhammadu Buhari, the CHRSJ noted that the allegations […]
The father of Ooni, Prince Aderopo Ogunwusi, has said that he will prostrate for his son if occasion demands. He spoke against the backdrop of the taboo that forbids father to prostrate for his son in Yorubaland.
In an interview with SUN, the retired On-Air-Personality of the Osun State Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC) said: ‘There is no cause for alarm. Even though the Yoruba culture forbids that father should prostrate for his son, the position of an Ooni is a powerful one […]
The Ooni of Ife designate, Prince Adeyeye Ogunwusi, made his grand entrance into Ile Ife in Osun state today ahead of his coronation as the 51st Ooni of
I have a story to tell the world and most importantly the people of Ile-Ife. About 40 years ago, I was born into the Giesi Ruling House, Ojaja Royal Compound in the ancient city of Ile-Ife.
From birth, my life has been a journey; one that I embarked on, saddled with great conscientiousness when I became a responsible father at the age of 19, which shaped and groomed me for greater challenges ahead.
To cater for my family as a young father, […]
IFE kingmakers yesterday defended their choice of Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi as Ooni, saying they followed due process in picking him.
The Laadin of Ife Traditional Council, Chief Adetoye Olatunde Odewole, said there was no rancour during the process.
He debunked the claims of a ruling house that the process was “faulty and fraudulent”.
Sooko Adeleke Adewoyin of the Lafogido ruling house had described Ogunwusi’s selection as “faulty and fraudulent”, saying the family would soon come out with its position on the exercise.
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A new king has been unveiled for the Yoruba town of Ile-Ife, in Osun State.
He is Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi of the Giesi ruling house and a holder of Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from the Polytechnic Ibadan. He is 40 years old.
According to a 24 October 2015 statement, entitled “Appointment of a New Ooni,” , “This follows the completion of the due process and the communication of their (Kingmakers’) choice to the government.”
Ogunwusi will sit on the throne of […]