Olowu advises Sanusi on reform

The Olowu of Owu Kuta, Oba Adekunle Oyelude, has urged deposed Emir of Kano Sanusi Mohammad Sanusi to be wary of invitations to join partisan politics. Sanusi moved to Lagos State at the weekend from Awe Local Government of Nasarawa State, following an interim order by the Federal High Court in Abuja that he be […]

Ooni reconciles Fayemi, aggrieved monarchs

The cold war between Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi and 11 aggrieved monarchs was resolved on Monday by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi. Oba Ogunwusi held a peace meeting with Fayemi and the monarchs in the Government House  at Ado-Ekiti. He arrived at the palace of Ewi of Ado-Ekiti about 12:45 pm and was ushered […]

Ekiti Obaship Crisis: Fayemi visits Alaafin of Oyo

The executive governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi has visited Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, this morning behind close doors. It was gathered that the meeting which spanned into an hour was held at the Ibadan residence of the monarch. This is coming after the respected monarch wrote the governor over a query […]

Why I backed Ekiti monarchs queried by Fayemi – Alaafin

Jesusegun Alagbe, Wale Oyewale and Abiodun Nejo The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, on Saturday said that his recent letter to the Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, was in the spirit of advice from a father to his son. The Alaafin had on March 12 written Fayemi, warning the Ekiti State governor against treating the traditional […]

Gbajabiamila begs ASUU, lecturers vow to continue strike

The House Representatives on Thursday met with officials of the Federal Government and leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities over the ongoing two-week warning strike by ASUU. The National President, Prof. Abiodun Ogunyemi, however, insisted that the strike would continue until the state chapters of the union agreed to accept the pleas by […]

This chief hopes Yorùbá speakers adopt his newly invented ‘talking alphabet’

Will the new Yorùbá orthography become mainstream in the future? In the wake of the International Year of Indigenous Languages in 2019 and the International Decade of Indigenous Languages 2022-2032, many Africans have started to take a wide range of actions to advance African languages. Writing the Yorùbá language in the borrowed Latin script may soon become a […]