In this video, the youths of Ijora are defending the palace of their Oba, the Ojora of Ijora from being burnt by angry youths during the EndSARS protest. According to the youths, the palace is part of their heritage, and they won’t see it destroyed. Watch.
President of Ohaneze Lagos Branch, Chief Solomon Ogbonna has described the Ooni of Ife as a peacemaker, following his recent statements about Igbo historical links with Ile Ife.
We have been telling you that the title Oba has Igbo origin. It was first used by the Obatala royal family of the formerly Igbo town of Ile Ife in today’s Yorubaland. This was before the coming of Oduduwa The Great, who has established the Yoruba race. Remember that the book History Of The Igbo… Continue reading Oba as an originally Igbo title: Nri, the great Igbo kingdom has an Oba (we no tell you before?!)
As part of activities for the continuation of the 15 days funeral rites of late Benin Monarch, Oba Erediauwa, residents in Benin kingdom have been told not to cook with fire on Sunday 5th June. Read More: Don’t cook with fire on Sunday, Benin residents told – The Nation Nigeria Residents of Benin, don’t forget to… Continue reading Don’t cook with fire Tomorrow (Sunday, June 5th) Benin Palace Tells All Residents
African monarchies are not like modern European monarchies in one respect: An unspoken rule for African monarchs is that they must always be dressed in their traditional robe and crown day in day out, and especially for public functions. They are not like Britain’s Queen Elizabeth who is free to wear ordinary modern skirt suit and… Continue reading Yoruba king causes pandemonium by wearing suit on the throne