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Lesson To Learn In Life: Special Interview With High Chief Simeon Olusola Oguntimehin OON, ‘Lisa Of Ondo Kingdom’

The Brits thought I used juju to become the first Black to qualify from Oxford – Sir High Chief Simeon Olusola Oguntimehin OON “Lisa of Ondo Kingdom” Ex-ICAN President, member of ICPC Board.Q:Did you choose accounting profession or the profession chose you? A:I will say it’s an act of destiny. …

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Untold Story Of The Legendary Alabukun Powder And Its Maker

Jacob Sogboyega Odulate, the Blessed Jacob, sat at the work table in his laboratory, writing the notes which contained the formula for what would ultimately be known as his famous patented medicine, Alabukun Powder. This was in the year 1918. It was early in the evening of another hectic day …

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Sunny Ade: Great King Of Juju Music

Otunba Sunday Ishola Adeniyi Adegeye (a.k.a. king Sunny Ade), born September 22, 1946, is a popular Nigerian Jùjú music artiste and a pioneer of modern world music. He has been classed as one of the most influential musicians of all time. Sunny Adé was born to a Nigerian royal family …

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The People Of Ondo Kingdom And Their Culture: A Historical Survey And Political Underpinning

Abstract In every given nation, particularly in Africa, where tribal affiliations are strong, different groupings as tribes exist with their peculiar languages and dialects, and also the totality of the culture that singularly unifies and identifies them as a people. However, with the advent of colonialism, some of these tribes …

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Synopsis of Dr. Fredrick Isiotan Folabora Fasehun

This soft-spoken man was born on September 21, 1935 in Ondo town and put in the care of a grandmother who was uneducated but who nevertheless was a disciplinarian of the Spartan school starting education late at 13years at Saint Matthews Roman Catholic School, Ondo, Fasehun a “man” among kids …

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I Once Got So Badly Ill That My Mother Threw Me Into The River To Die – Dr. Frederick Fasehun

Dr. Frederick Fasehun means different things to different people. To some, he is a medical doctor and to others a politician and the National Chairman of he defunct  Nigerian Labour Party during the transition experiment of General Ibrahim Babangida. Others know him as a politician who metamorphosed to a human rights …

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Ondo Is Rich In Traditional Cuisine

1). OBE GBANONNON….BASIC PREPARATION: Another very popular traditional ondo soup is GBANONON also called OBELUKU.Gbanonnon is very well favored for its general Therapeutic and cleaning effect on the digestive system. Hence the name GBANONNON ( be the stew that clear the bowels). The basic ingredients are the same as OBE …

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Saint Louis Secondary School, Ondo – 50Th Annivesary Of The Existence

ST LOUIS SECONDARY SCHOOL ONDO, ONDO STATE NIGERIA – BRIEF HISTORY AS GIVEN BY THE PRINCIPAL ON THE OCCASION OF THE 5OTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SCHOOL’S EXISTENCE As the school celebrates her fifty years of Academic Excellence, I am particularly delighted and highly elated to be associated with this epoch-making …

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The massive expansion of the Yoruba

  The massive expansion of the Yoruba occurred in the context of the four continents united by the Atlantic Ocean. The Yoruba were among the African slaves drawn from Central and West Africa and tragically relocated to the Americas. As the enslaved, they were funnelled to the Atlantic. After the …

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