Osinbajo still in race for 2023 presidency, group insists PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria Contrary to speculations in certain quarters, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is very much in the race to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023, the Dr. Aliyu Kurfi-led Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG) has restated.
Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo, has stated that he will never support Nigeria's breakup. This was revealed by the famed Oba, who is also one of the most powerful traditional monarchs, while speaking about those agitating for various Republicans. Oba Lamidi has stated that he will always be proud of Nigeria, in good times and bad, and that Nigeria must remain united till death.
Oba Adeniran Adeyemi II, was the Alaafin of Oyo between 1945 and 1954, until he was forced into exile by the Action Group (AG) led government of the western Nigeria, as a result of the death of the deputy leader of the Action Group, chief abode Thomas( 1918 - 1953), and also for having sympathy for the rival National Council Of Nigerian Citizens (NCNC), the political party of Dr, Nnamdi Azikiwe.
Oranmiyan Omoluabi Odede was a Yoruba prince from the kingdom of Ile-Ife. He was said to have had two fathers; Oduduwa and Ogun. Legend states that his mother, Lakange Anihunka, had relations with both men which was why Oranmiyan's skin was partly light and ebony dark.
Akewusola Ibrahim Bolaji, the official photographer of His Imperial Majesty, Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III has confessed that working with Yoruba first class monarch has taken him to places he never envisaged in life. Photo Credit: Akewusola Ibrahim's Facebook page The documentary photographer who has been working with Alaafin for over 9 years told journalists at the weekend.
The Oyo Empire was ruled by the Alaafin (king) who had a council of kingmakers headed by a Prime Minister (Bashorun). They were responsible for checking the Alaafin's power. The Bashorun could request the Alaafin's suicide by sending him a calabash of parrot eggs.
Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III has explained the reason he use Abetiaja cap every time. Abetiaja is a cap which covers the two ears. He stated this recently on BBC Yoruba. Speaking on why he normally wear Abetiaja cap, he disclosed that Abetiaja is a way of sending a message to people.
Today's Headlines: Alaafin, Olubadan Not Stopped From Entering - Oyo Govt speaks, Adamawa Proposes N14bn Budget for 2022
The Government of Oyo State, on Thursday, explained that two first-class monarchs, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III and the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso I, were not stopped from entering the Lekan Salami Stadium Complex during the unveiling of its main bowl on Wednesday.
Every 15th October is a memorable day in the lives of many Nigerian celebrities. Listed below are seven prominent Nigerians whose birthday is being celebrated today; 1: The Alaafin of Oyo His Imperial majesty, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Atanda Adeyemi III, celebrates his 83rd birthday today.
Have you heard of any story of any woman that ruled the Oyo Empire since the creation of the state? Oronpoto also spelt Orompoto was a female Alaafin of Oyo, and the only female that has ever ruled Oyo since the state came into existence of the state.
Oba Lamidi Adeyemi The Alaafin of Oyo Recently, the Alaafin of Oyo conferred Yoruba chieftaincy titles on two notable Yoruba individuals at his Oyo town palace. The chieftaincy titles which he conferred on the two individuals were Atobase and Ayedero, which he conferred on Babajide Agunbiade and a Nigerian notable politician, Senator Shina Peller.
There is news spreading among the people of Oyo state at present and it concerns what Alaafin and Olubadan reckoned to be an act of molestation by security agents. It was about how the security agent that was placed at the entrance of the Lekan Salami remodeled stadium in Ibadan prevented the monarchs from entering the stadium yesterday on the 1st of September, 2021.
The remodelled Lekan Salami Stadium in Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State, was launched by the Oyo State Government on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. The event was attended by prominent Nigerians, including former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State.
Bode Durojaiye, the Director of Media and Publicity to the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi 111 has confirmed that the monarch was prevented from entering the Salami Stadium, Adamasingba Ibadan on Wednesday. Despite being formally invited by the Oyo State Government to witness the commissioning, the Alaafin was reportedly denied access to the stadium.
The inauguration of Lekan Salami Sports Complex took place yesterday. It was learnt that Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III and Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji were prevented from entering the stadium according to Punch newspaper. According to reports, the paramount rulers were at the venue of the inauguration with their aides.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has recently visited Oyo town in Oyo state in which an Odan tree which was uprooted by the rain allegedly rises up back again. According to the videos circulating social media, the people of the the town were in awe and were greatly astonished when they noticed what had happened.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has celebrated with the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III on his 83rd birthday. These statements were released by Lanre Lasisi, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Speaker, House of Representatives, Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi and the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji were said to have left Lekan Salami Stadium in anger on Wednesday evening after security agents who were at the entrance of the newly remodeled stadium did not allow them in. According to information obtained from The Punch newspaper, the revered monarchs had gone to the stadium with their aides but the security operatives stopped them.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, and the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, are said to have left the Lekan Salami Sports Complex in anger on Wednesday evening, September 1, 2021, when security officers stationed at the stadium's entrance prohibited them from entering the premises.
Oyo State Government has revealed the reason why the Alaafin of Oyo and the Olubadan of Ibadanland were denied access into the Lekan Salami Stadium yesterday. The Oyo State Government made this revelation through an official statement released by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Taiwo Adisa.