Category: History

Ijemba Jesa Community Celebrates Historic Foundation Laying for Ajemba Palace

The foundation laying ceremony of the Ajemba of Ijemba Palace took place today, marking a significant milestone for the Ijemba Jesa community. The ceremony was led by...

2022 Osun festival begins with spiritual cleansing of roads

          The annual international Osun Osogbo festival has commenced on Monday with the traditional road cleansing, known as “Iwopopo”....

Custodian of Olumo Rock deity dies at 137

Custodian of the deity inside the popular Olumo Rock in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, Chief Mrs. Sinatu Aduke Sanni, popularly known as ‘Iya Olumo’ is dead....

EPL: ‘Solskjaer made a mistake signing him’ – Manchester United told to sell Ronaldo immediately

    Manchester United have been told to sell Cristiano Ronaldo immediately to let the younger players lead the line next season.   Gabriel Agbonlahor,...

Crazy school days at Great Ife

    My studies at Great Ife under Prof Wole Soyinka got off on a beery note. I was with my classmates in Soyinka’s house for practical lessons on television...

Anambra declares Tuesday public holiday to honour Nnamdi Azikiwe

    The Anambra State Government has declared Tuesday, November 16, 2021, a public holiday in the state to honour the pioneer President of the country, the...

US to inventory, reconstruct Osun-Osogbo shrine -Envoy

    The Government of the United States of America on Thursday commenced restoration work on a part of Osun-Osogbo shrine called Busanyin. Speaking at the flag...

Why I tattooed Fela’s face on my arm – Troost-Ekong

    What does Black History Month mean to you? I think it’s a very special month, with everything that has been going on in the world, I think it’s a...

ÀJÀKÁ ÒKÒ: What We Can Learn From The Dreadlocked ALÁÀFIN

    Aláàfin Àjàká òkò was the third Aláàfin of Ọ̀yọ́ who was the only Aláàfin to have ascended the throne twice. He was the senior brother of...