Category: Religion & Tradition

CONFIRMED: Oyomesi Selected Gbadegesin as Next Alaafin, Only Awaiting Makinde’s Approval for Formal Announcement (See Document)

When asked about the public suggestion that the governor intended to frustrate the Oyo Mesi into conducting another selection process, he said, “We will never do that. God will not allow us to see such a setback. The complete Oyo Mesi has conducted a process that has been completed, and we have all signed it. We will wait till the governor is satisfied to announce the candidate we have selected.”

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Obasanjo’s Bode Thomas discourtesy to Oyo Obas

The social and cultural setting in Yorubaland literally exploded last Friday. It almost took the shine off the Oyo State government’s highly commendable inauguration of a 34.85 km Oyo-Iseyin Road and the completed Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Iseyin Campus. The highly disputatious ex-Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, was in his usual sabre-rattling element. At that event, he tongue-lashed Yoruba Obas in the most irreverent display of gross disdain for the traditional stool and institution.

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Former Yaba Neuropsychiatry CMD, Ex-Oyo Governor’s Son, Others Become Knight of Saint Christopher in Anglican Communion

Former Yaba Neuropsychiatry CMD, Harry Ladapo, Reuben Famuyibo, Muyiwa Ige, Bukola Oguntola, others become Knight of Saint Christopher in Anglican Communion Former Chief Medical Director, Federal Neuro-Psychiatry Hospital, Yaba and Bashorun Baasegun of Ibadanland, Sir Harry Taiwo Oyeyinka Ladapo (KSC) together with his wife, Lady Paulina Adenike Ladapo were among sixteen other notable Anglican Communion members knighted into the order of Saint Christopher on Sunday, 10 September, 2023.

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IBADAN: Olubadan to Crown Elerunmu, Onijaye, Oniladuntan, Onido, 30 Others as Obas Today

In a new development in Ibadanland, the Olubadan of Ibadanland, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Dr. Sen. Lekan Balogun CFR, Alli Okunmade II will be crowning 34 elevated baales across Ibadanland as obas and crowned as His Royal Highnesses.
Others include Oba Oyesola Oyerinde- Elerunmu of Erunmu; Oba Mudasiru Omodele Adebayo- Ololodo of Olodo; and Oba Saliu Oguntayo- Onisade of Isade.

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