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Africa: Saving Our Languages … Preserving Our Future

As a 10 year-old kid newly arrived in Lagos, Nigeria from Liverpool, England, I recall having a conversation with myself. At the time, I instinctively understood that if I was to be able to function properly in the future, being able to proficiently speak my father’s language – Yoruba – …

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30 Years Of Peaceful Reign With Good Health As Odunwo Of Ondo Kingdom (4th In-Command)

From the little that I will divulge since the reign of late High Chief Adelakun Ayodeji who died in 1969, late High Chief Abraham Akintoroye who died in 1978, late High Chief T. S. O. Ilori Fadojutimi who died in 1982 and late High Chief Genty Akinyosoye who died in …

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The Indisputable Paramountcy Of Ondo Kingdom Traditional Institution And Cultural Value

I found it most appropriate to substantiate further about our decision not to celebrate bad or sad news in Ondo Connects New Era platform, but we believe in the doctrine of an ancient tradition, culture and custom of which we promote extensively both within and outside the social media. Those …

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Ondo Royal Family Genealogy: Speak To Your Destiny Rather Than Been A Confusionist

If it is because of envy and jealousy, please kindly speak to your destiny rather than been a confusionist. I am deeply concerned about few ‘Fake History Writers Social Media Practitioners’ due to their public gallery contradictory information and unknown write up without any authority source read from an Ondo …

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2018 Cancellation Of 31st Ekimogun Day Festival In Ondo Town, Ondo State

HISTORICAL FACTS TO NOTE: I thank the Almighty God for preserving my life till this moment as one of the pioneer organisers of 1st Ekimogun Day Festival from inception in 1988. I hereby extend my open support to the majority voice who spoke against the costly mistake of the cancellation …

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Ondo Kingdom Eulogise

Ondo Kingdom, My homeland – a place where our story begins… Other lands are made of bricks and beams, but Ekimogun is built with love and dreams. …with four corners that enclose the right people. Glorious, Glamorous, Gorgeous and Generous We are the Chief School of Shinning Shimmering Virtues Illustrious …

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Sypnosis Of Late Chief Opeyemi Bademosi

Chief Opeyemi Olusola Bademosi was born on 1st May 1951 to late Pa. B.A. Bademosi, an educationist of high repute and Chief (Madam) Abigael Omosajuola Bademos (nee Adeloye). After completing his primary education at Bishop Philips Memorial School in 1962, Ope gained admission to St. Joseph College, Ondo in 1964 …

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Cancellation Of 2018 Ekimogun Day Festival Cultural Event Sponsorship

Further to the recent correspondence received from the Secretariat of Ondo Development Committee with the tragic death of late Chief Ope Bademosi (Lotin Of Ondo Kingdom) as its sitting Chairman, I am with great shock and heavy heart to inform everyone that the formal invitation extended to me as the …

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The Formation Of Ondo Development Committee

Consequent upon the political emancipation of the country from colonial tutelage to independence, a process of transforming the multi-social and cultural communities in the federation was set in motion by the various government aimed at providing social and economic devolvement security and good government for the people. The Ondo community …

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