• Reasons why Late Ooni’s Wives Cannot Re-marry – Palace Chief

    Reasons why Late Ooni’s Wives Cannot Re-marry – Palace Chief

    The wives of the late‎ Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, the Olubuse II, by tradition cannot re-marry after the demise of their husband, according to a palace chief.

    The chief, who preferred not to be named, said the order was prescribed by the Ife tradition since the Ooni is not considered dead but to have transited to a higher realm.

    Maintaining that the Ooni still lives, he said it is forbidden for wives left behind by Oba Sijuwade to re-marry. He […]

  • (Photos) Of Ooni Of Ife’s Wives As They Prepare To Bury Their Husband Today

    (Photos) Of Ooni Of Ife’s Wives As They Prepare To Bury Their Husband Today

    The queens were spotted yesterday in the palace as people visited them to console them on the passing away of their husband and king, the Ooni of Ife.

    That is Olori Morisola Sijuade in white, she is the most senior wife and ofcus our yummy name sake mummy, Olori Ladun (very uncommon name) in