Photos and videos have emerged, showing the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, recently wearing the oldest crown of Oduduwa. The photos show how the monarch was assisted by his aides while surrounded by a crowd of his subjects and well-wishers. Tradition can be defined as the transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation.
As Nigeria marks her 61st Independence Anniversary today, President Muhammadu Buhari has taken out his time to address the nation once again. During his speech, he made three important points as it regards to Biafra and Oduduwa Republics agitation. First, President Buhari revealed that one lawmaker in the National Assembly is among those who are financing the leaders of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho, the Yoruba activist leader.
Story Of Moremi, The Brave Queen Of Ile-Ife Who Sacrificed Herself To Save Yoruba People From Slavery
Moremi is a great woman that the Yoruba people will never forget and that is because she proved her love for them in a unique way. According to reports, she fought for the Yoruba people while she was alive and she sacrificed herself to save them from slavery.
Oduduwa remained the Yoruba kingdom's father, a great hero, and the forefather of many crown kings. There are several stories to make it known that Oduduwa came and met many people in Yoruba land before becoming a king. However, there are many stories that tell us where Oduduwa, the father of Yorubaland, came from, but in these articles we are going to say 3 of the places that many believe that he was from.
According to the Bini people, Igodomigodo (ancient Benin) was a land where rulers regarded themselves as sky-kings (Ogiso). The last Ogiso was called "Owodo" and all his wives were barren except one, Arukho. She had a son named Ekaladerhan. To reveal the cause of his wives' barrenness, he sent his 1st wife, Esagho and 3 chiefs to consult an oracle.
Credit: Vanguard. Despite the fact that, the South stands a bigger chance of producing the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the 2023 presidential election if the North gets the chairmanship seat of the party, it appears some southerners are still not happy with that decision going by the position taken by a group from the Southwest known as, the Oduduwa Young professionals.
Nigeria is facing several challenges at the moment, including a call for the breakup of the country by secessionists. Boko Haram is also a big threat to the peace of the country, and they seem to have gained much ground in the northern part of Nigeria despite several confrontations with the military.
Nigerians will only feel there is a need to roll out the drums and celebrate at any of the county's Independence Day events once they know they are being loved and given a sense of belonging in their own country. This is the view of Dr Chris Okafor, head pastor and founder of the Mountain of Liberation and Miracles Ministry, otherwise known as Grace Nation International.
Historical Sites are parts of a society's culture and tradition, as it helps keep and preserve her history and identity. Nigeria is a culturally-diverse country, with over 250 local languages. These various cultures have very rich histories and backgrounds and the people are incredibly proud of their culture.
Oduduwa is widely accepted today as the common ancestor of most Yoruba monarchs/people and Oba of Benin. This article will address the following questions: 1. Are there documented historical origin of Oduduwa? 2. Is there a documented historical evidence to back up Oduduwa ancestry of the aforementioned monarchs?
Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has thrown the gauntlet again today. He said Nigeria is indivisible and as long as he is alive, he will protect the unity of Nigeria. This is a warning to the Biafra and Oduduwa agitators that are doing all things possible to divide Nigeria along geopolitical zones.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State is in the news again. According to a report by Daily Post, he made some assertions during an event organized by the Radio Nigeria chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ in Enugu State, about reasons for agitation in Nigeria by the Oduduwa and Biafra agitators.
Amid the ongoing Oduduwa and Biafra agitations in the Southwest and the Southeast parts of the country which is being spearheaded by the two detained Yoruba and Igbo separatists, Sunday Igboho and Nnamdi Kanu, the able governor of Osun State, Sir Gboyega Oyetola has come out to state that those who are calling for the disintegration of Nigeria are unserious individuals.
The advice of a leader should never be taken lightly, either political, traditional, or religious leaders in our society or those we have saddled with the responsibility of coordinating our affairs. Since they are at the helm of affairs, they have seen all, they have seen what is hidden from an average Nigerian.
Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, a Kaduna-based Islamic clergyman, has described Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation, as ''Judas of Oduduwa,'' following his defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Femi Fani-Kayode, fondly called FFK, renowned for being a critic of the Mohammadu Buhari-led administration, dumped the opposition party, PDP, for the ruling party, APC, on Thursday, and was received by the President at the State House, Abuja.
2023 is drawing near, and it will be an election year. Tensions are already rising, as can be seen from the different meetings that have been held by the different governors' forums in the state. The Southern Governors' Forum has already concluded that the next president has to come from the South.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo has declared that permitting the country’s next president to come from the North in 2023 will speed up the actualisation of Biafra and Oduduwa nations. The organization said that Northern governors were proponents of Nigeria’s break-up, since 2023 Northern presidency would drive the declarations of Oduduwa and Biafra republics.
It is undeniable that the sudden defect of Femi Fani-Kayode to the ruling party came as a shock to Nigerians because, the former minister has once vowed that he's 'commited to opposing the APC and those that are in their ranks". In the recent news that was published on Sahara reporter's twitter account.
Kaduna-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Gumi, has described a former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, as the Judas of Oduduwa. Guni was reacting to Femi Fani-Kayode's defection on Thursday, via a post on his Facebook page The Islamic cleric, who posted a throwback statement by Fani-Kayode in 2018, where he said he would rather die than join the APC or bow to President Muhammadu Buhari, opined that the latest member of the ruling party cannot be trusted.
Controversial Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, on Thursday commented on the defection of a former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode. Sheikh Ahmad Gumi and Femi Fani-Kayode. The staunch critic of President Muhammadu Buhari was on Thursday welcomed into the rulling All Progressive Congress (APC) party by the president.