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Late actor buried in Oyo hometown

A bunch of eulogies from top societal figures have followed the passing of the late cultural icon. The veteran actor, Adebayo Faleti, who died on Sunday, July 23, 2017, has been laid to rest in his hometown, Agboye located in Oyo State, Nigeria. The burial of the deceased who was known for his ...

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Some acts of Aare Arisekola Alao

Arisekola Alao, Aare Arisekola, Aare Arisekola Alao, Aare Azeez Arisekola Alao, Aare Musulumi, Yoruba land, late Vice President, philanthropist, Alhaji AbdulAzeez,

Veteran journalist Lekan Alabi pays tribute to the late frontline businessman Aare Azeez Arisekola Alao, who would have been 71 on February14. February 14 was Valentine’s Day, a day for lovers all over the world and the 71st posthumous birthday of the lovable first Aare Musulumi of Yoruba land, ...

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How Olubadan of Ibadan died

Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, wore a mournful look on Wednesday as the report of the death of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Samuel Odulana, filtered round the state capital. Odulana was born April 14, 1914 in Igbo Elerin, Ibadan to Pa Odulana Ayinla. He is described by his son Prince Gbade Lana ...

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Ibadan: Abode of men of valour

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Ibadan, the land of warriors, is a city of destiny. It emerged as the chief beneficiary of the decline and fall of the old Oyo Empire. Before 1829, it was an abandoned settlement, which was re-occupied by the Yoruba allied forces from Ijebu, Ife and Oyo. Thus, it became known as the war encampment ...

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