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Reasons Why A Yoruba Monarch Decided To Establish A Tution Free School In Osun State

Education has been described as the best legacy a Parent can give to their children as well as the younger generations, being the only viable investment one can make on the future leaders which will bring a multiplier returns back to the society. While many of our rich men are busily investing on material things and some others acquiring wealth for their unborn generations, a traditional ruler in Osun State, His Royal Majesty Oba Adedokun Abolarin, the Orangun of Oke-Ila has done the otherwise by investing in the future of tomorrow's leaders.

  2 months ago ago
Reasons Why A Yoruba Monarch Decided To Establish A Tution Free School In Osun State

ENTERTAINMENT

Top 74 Traditional Rulers In Osun State, Nigeria

1. The Ooni of Ife 2. The Owa Obokun of Ijeshaland 3.The Orangun of Ila 4. Owa-Oye of Imesi Ile 5. Akinla of Erin- Ijesha 6. Owa Omiran of Esa Oke 7. Olotan of Otan Ile 8.Alare of Ilare 9. Ado-Oko of Idoko 10. Ajaoregbe of Ijaregbe 11. Alada of Ada Owode 12. Olomo of Omo 13. Olufewara of Ifewara 14. Olowu of Owu-Epe 15. Oluse of Ise-Ijesha 16. Ataoja of Oshogbo 17. Olufon of Ifon-Osun 18. Elerin of Erin 19. Oloba Ile of Oba Ile 20. Alawo of Awo 21. Alara of Ara 22.Olojo of Ojo 23. Oba Ido of Ido Osun 24. Olukotun

  1 year ago ago
Top 74 Traditional Rulers In Osun State, Nigeria

ENTERTAINMENT

Ila-Orangun: Historical Background

THE ORIGINAL HISTORY OF ILA ORANGUN The ancient city of Ila-Orangun is situated on latitude 8 Degree North of the equator and longitude 4 Degree East of the Greenwich. It’s about 145km northeast of Ile Ife the cradle of Yoruba race. It’s a gateway to both Ekiti and Kwara State and share boundaries with Ora and Oke-Ila Orangun to the north-east, Agbamu, Arandun, Rore and Aran-Orin to the North, Oyan to the West, Otan-Ayegbaju to the South West and Oke-Imesi in Ekiti State to the east. The principal rivers

  1 year ago ago
Ila-Orangun: Historical Background

EDUCATION

Meet Traditional Ruler Who Run a School With Free Tuition, Meal, Laptop etc and Teaches in the school

Education is the key to success goes the popular saying. But the question now is, "why is it that our leaders are not concern about giving the young generation quality education like they had during their time? Why is (quality) basic education only available to the elites instead of it all? Well, this article will tell you about a traditional ruler who built an International Standard school to give children free education while also teaching in the school. Follow me as we proceed on this short journey into

  1 year ago ago
Meet Traditional Ruler Who Run a School With Free Tuition, Meal, Laptop etc and Teaches in the school

ENTERTAINMENT

History Of Alara Ajero Orangun Ile Ila And Ile-Ife

HISTORY OF ALARA AJERO AND ORANGUN ILE ILA History reveals that Iwa had no issue for many years. In the search for children she left Ile-Ife and landed at Aramoko Ekiti. God assisted the woman and had a male child for Alara. She wanted to go back with the  child but Alara denied her of the right of ownership of the child hence the woman Iwa left Aramoko got to Ijero, being a beautiful woman of tender age was admired by the Ajero of Ijeo. She then married her and had male child for the Kabiyesi. The woman in

  1 year ago ago
History Of Alara Ajero Orangun Ile Ila And Ile-Ife

EDUCATION

Photos: See Osun Popular Monarch Teaching Students In The Classroom

Pictures of the Orangun of Oke-Ila, Oba Adedokun Bolarinwa where he was teaching some students in the classroom have surfaced online. The stylish Oba, who is said to be founder of Abolarin College, was captured taking the students 'governerment' subject.  Doksy, as the well loved and respected Oba is called, interestingly, is said to be a classroom teacher just like other teachers in the school. According to those who know, Oba Adedokun doesn't only relate with students in his school (about 100 of them) li

  1 year ago ago
Photos: See Osun Popular Monarch Teaching Students In The Classroom

ENTERTAINMENT

The Igbomina people of Kwara state and their Impact In The movie Industry

Do you know the tribes called 'Igbomina' people in Kwara state? Do you know how talented they are? If your answer is no, then I will like to substantiate it to you. The Igbomina people are spread into for major local Government in Kwara state and a local government at Osun, in Kwara we have them at Irepodun LGA,Ifelodun LGA, Ishin LGA and Oke- Ero LGA respectively. The area now called Igbomina was given to and founded by Orangun of Ila (now in osun state) as his own share of inheritance from his grandfather,

  1 year ago ago
The Igbomina people of Kwara state and their Impact In The movie Industry

EDUCATION

RARE: Yoruba King Who Remains a Classroom Teacher

One of the best thing or position to enjoy is the pecks of being from the royal family. Will you then consider how highly placed and worshiped as the case may be if finally crowned as the traditional ruler of a particular village or town? Well, there is this rare traditional ruler who is as meek and gentle and can also be described as a silent achiever. He is no other person than the Orangun of Oke-Ila, Oba Adedokun Omoniyi Abolarin. Oba Abolarin who is the founder of The Abolarin College is also a classroo

  1 year ago ago
RARE: Yoruba King Who Remains a Classroom Teacher

POLITICS

Kings Who Are Entitled To Wear Crowns In Yoruba Land

THE LIST OF 54 OBAS WHO ARE ENTITLED TO WEAR CROWNS IN YORUBALAND COMPILED IN 1931. The 1931 list of the 54 Obas is re-produced exactly as published in the Nigerian Tribune of 6 April, 1987 as follows: 1.Ooni of Ife (The source). 2. Olowu - Abeokuta. 3. Alaafin - Oyo. 4. Oba Ado - Ado Bini. 5. Oore Otun - Otun Ekiti. 6. Orangun - Ila. 7. Awujale - Ode. 8. Apero - Ijero. 9. Olojudo - Ido Ogundaru. 10. Ilara - Ara. 11. Elekole - Ikole. 12. Owa - Ijesa. 13. Oloye - Oye 14. Alake - Abeokuta. 15. Ewi - Ado. 16.

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Kings Who Are Entitled To Wear Crowns In Yoruba Land

EDUCATION

Selflessness and humility: A first class king that teaches in the classroom

Oba Abolarin, The Orangun of Oke-ila who is the founder of The Abolarin College is also a classroom teacher at the school like other teachers, and a lawyer is captured taking his students government as a subject. Kabiyesi knows the name of each student off hands, about 100 them, he relates like their biological father and motivates them almost everytime, building their confidence, telling them they can be successful everyday. The king of Oke ila in osun state is giving an international standard education wi

  1 year ago ago
Selflessness and humility: A first class king that teaches in the classroom

POLITICS

FCE Iwo: Ila Orangun chases the shadow

Protest Over FCE Location Hundreds of student leaders and youths in Ila Orangun, Osun State have protested the reported siting of a Federal College of Education in Iwo. Armed with leaves and placards bearing varying inscriptions, the protesters stormed the residence of a former Governor of the Sate, Chief Bisi Akande and the palace of their traditional ruler, the Orangun of Ila, and demanded that the institution be located to Ila. The protesting youths and students defiled the physical distance measures to

  1 year ago ago
FCE Iwo: Ila Orangun chases the shadow

ENTERTAINMENT

Relationship Between Alara, Ajero, and Orangun Ile-ila.

History reveals that Iwa had no issue for many years. In the search for children she left Ile-Ife and landed at Aramoko Ekiti. God assisted the woman and had a male child for Alara. She wanted to go back with the child but Alara denied her of the right of ownership of the child hence the woman Iwa left Aramoko got to Ijero, being a beautiful woman of tender age was admired by the Ajero of Ijero. She then married her and had male child for the Kabiyesi. The woman in her usual manner wanted to return to Ile-

  1 year ago ago
Relationship Between Alara, Ajero, and Orangun Ile-ila.

EDUCATION

Dilemma in Osun over Federal College of Education siting

Osun State since the approval by the federal government to establish six new federal colleges of education across the country has been faced with a series of arguments over the suitable location to have the institution within the State. The various federal constituencies and the constituent communities have began the political move towards the siting of the school in their respective towns. Osun State is home to a federal university, the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Fed

  1 year ago ago
Dilemma in Osun over Federal College of Education siting

POLITICS

"Oluwo was not suspended because he punched Agbowu, ignore fake news" Orangun of Ila explains

Today, Friday 21st of February 2020; The Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers suspends The Oluwo of Iwo, Obama Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi for 6-months. On February 14th, the monarchs of Osun were in a supposed peace meeting when an argument escalated and resulted into a fist hit that saw the Oluwo hit the Agbowu of Ogbaagba, Oba Dhikirulahi Akinropo. Since then, there has been complaints and protests that the Oluwo be punished for the act. Today after the meeting and public announcement of the 6-month

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PET-ANIMALS

The power and reality of witches in Yorubaland

THE WITCH IN YORUBA THEOLOGY Yoruba legend has it that certain women once went to the malevolent trickster god Eshu to ask for the power of witchcraft. Eshu was willing to give it to them but he had to refer them to Orunmila, the god of Fate. Orunmila would not allow them to go out into the world with the power of witchcraft until they promised to honour certain signs and materials to serve men as protections against their power. They agreed to this but it was necessary for them to go on to Olorun, the Lord

  1 year ago ago
The power and reality of witches in Yorubaland

EDUCATION

First class King build school with free tuition free accommodation and even teaches students

Education is the best legacy any parent can offer his or her child. This is to set the record straight about a great first class traditional father who has done well in our educational institution by building a primary and secondary school with great facilities and equipped library. The Orangun of oke ila while unveiling the schools at oke ila said he is doing this because he enjoyed the free education of the late sage Chief Obafemi Awolowo who made education free for all and even to the less privileged who

  1 year ago ago
First class King build school with free tuition free accommodation and even teaches students

EDUCATION

Meet the king who pays the school fee of all the students in Abolarin College in Oke-ila, Osun State

Orangun or Ọ̀ràngún is the title of both paramount kings of the Yoruba kingdoms of Oke-Ila and Ila Orangun as well as their ancient (originally United) kingdom of Ila-Yara of northeastern Yorubaland, presently in southwestern Nigeria. Oba Adedokun omoniyi Abolarin is the Orangun of Oke-ila in Osun State. Ọba Abolarin holds three degrees from a reputable Nigerian tertiary institution – a law degree, a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a master’s degree in International Relations, all fr

  1 year ago ago
Meet the king who pays the school fee of all the students in Abolarin College in Oke-ila, Osun State

POLITICS

Oluwo temporarily suspended by Osun traditional council for 6 Months

The traditional council of Osun state has finally suspend the Monarch Oba Abdulrosheed the Oluwo of Iwo Land following his abuse of power and misconduct. The council announce their decision at a meeting held at the finance building of the State Secretariat in Oshogbo. He was banned from attending the traditional council meeting, and a committee was also set up to further look into the matter. The head of the committee Orangun of Ila, said after the meeting that the suspension was not because of the fight th

  1 year ago ago
Oluwo temporarily suspended by Osun traditional council for 6 Months