“The first meeting was scheduled to hold in Ile-Ife, the then Alaafin kicked against it and they came back to my father who told them that Oranmiyan was the first son of Oduduwa and that the meeting ought to have taken place at Alaafin’s palace and they all agreed, but instead of holding that meeting in 1935, they shifted it to 1937. Lovely. #alafin of oyo 80th birthday The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamide Adeyemi III, Celebrates 80 years old on October 15th. First of all I am immensely grateful to the two most prominent royal fathers Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamide Adeyemi III and Ooni of Ife, Oba Ogunwusi for their display of maturity and bringing together the whole Yoruba race again. Alaafin of Oyo’s estranged queen, Ola has taken to Instagram to have a question and answer session with her fans. Popular Oyo Royal father, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo and his many wives arrived Abuja yesterday on an Arik Airplane. Fast forward to the 18 th of November 1980, the son of the banished king and rightful heir to the throne of the Oyo Empire, Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi became the Alaafin, he assumed the title Adeyemi III. Or the Emperor of Oyo. Skimeh, as the son of the current Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, is fondly called, is a two-term federal lawmaker. Oranmiyan founded the Oyo nation after he had established the bini dynasty, making him the first Alaafin (ruler) of the Oyo kingdom. During her reign Orompoto was responsible for leading the Oyo Empire between the years 1554 to 1562. Alaafin Ajiun Orompotoniyun, simply called Orompoto, was the first and only female Alaafin of Oyo. Ofiran -built the city of Shaki; Egunoju -founder of Oyo Igboho; Orompoto-speculated to be a woman; Ajiboyede Abipa - 1570-1580; Obalokun -1580-1600 The youngest wife of the Alaafin of Oyo, Ayaba Badirat Adeyemi, who recently clocked 30 and marked it in grand style has disclosed how she met and fell in love with the Alaafin. The Oyo Mesi selected the Alaafin. Supporters of his father who knew the history leapt up with joy with tears running down their faces. It is d wife's birthday. Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that one of the oldest wives of Alaafin of Oyo, Ayaba Abibat Adeyemi, recently clocked a new age. The kingdom started very humble as some nations had already been established, like the Owus, moreso, Oranmiyan himself was the last son of Oduduwa. The 22 nd Alaafin Ojigi was the first to make Dahomey a tributary of the Oyo kingdom. Oranmiyan Omoluabi Odede, Great Prince of Ife, King of the Yoruba, was a Yoruba king from the kingdom of Ile-Ife, Although he was the last born, he became the prime heir of Oduduwa upon his return to claim his father’s throne.. A new Oyo was established in the present site by Alaafin Atiba in 1837. 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. She ruled the Oyo empire in the 16th century, speculatively from 1554 to 1562. The first was the Ogele War, the second was the Mugbamugba War and the third was the Kanla war. At the beginning of the Oyo Empire, the Alaafin's eldest son usually succeeded his father upon the throne. Alaafin Ayibi He was the late king’s grandson and the son of the Oyo and its environs, 1625 AD. Monday June 8, 2015 – In Pictures: Alaafin Of Oyo & Wives Arrive Abuja For Son’s, Prince Akeem Adeyemi a.k.a Skimeh Obasegun’s Inauguration. Details later. The beautiful woman turned 77 on Tuesday, June 30, and she celebrated in a beautiful way despite the coronavirus lockdown. The drums will roll out on Thursday January 14 on the golden anniversary of the coronation of the Alaafin of Oyo, Iku Baba Yeye, Igba Keji Orisa, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III (82). Onigbogi-conducted evacuation of Oyo-Ile probably around 16th century “There were 36 other kings after Onigbogi. https://yorubarenaissance.com/2017/02/25/important-dates-in-yoruba-history 1554–1562 OROMPOTO. The All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain, was the Southwest coordinator or the speakership ambition of Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila. Accounts Of 1st Alaafin’s Demise. She further revealed why she is his most trust worthy wife. In celebration of her big day, the royal woman was spotted elegantly dressed in lovely native attire as she posed for the camera. This Alaafin founded Igboho after the Nupe had occupied Oyo- Ile. I say to both revered fathers, KABIYEESI O!!! Their son is d dark little boy. She was the sister of her predecessor, Eguguojo. He is d Alafin of Oyo. Orompoto was the first and only female Alaafin of Oyo. The 15 th Alaafin, Obalokun introduced salt.. He was not always closely related to his predecessor, although he did have to be descended from Oranmiyan, a son of Oduduwa, and to hail from the Ona Isokun ward (which is one of the three royal wards). Alaafin Ajiun Orompotoniyun, ruled the Oyo empire in the 16th century, speculatively from 1554 to 1562. But Doc is just helping her to celebrate it. (As usual, with my chest flat on the floor). And his wife is d fair woman. The oba is d fair one in dose pictures. One of his sons, Prince Akeem Adeyemi popularly called Skimeh Obasegun will be sworn in on Tuesday the 9th of June, 2015 … He was first elected in 2015. According to traditions, Oyo derived from a great Yoruba ancestor and hero, Oduduwa, who likely migrated to Ile-Ife and whose son became the first alaafin (alafin), or ruler, of Oyo.Linguistic evidence suggests that two waves of immigrants came into Yorubaland between 700 and 1000, the second settling at Oyo in the open country north of the Guinea forest. Besides that, nothing remarkable happened in his reign. She was the daughter of Alaafin Ofinran and the grand-daughter of Alaafin Onigbogi… The second account seems more plausible. Orompoto was responsible for leading the Oyo Empire between the years 1554 to 1562. There are two accounts of Oranmiyan’s demise, Some say he went further East, leaving his son, Ajaka, in charge of Oyo, and stopping at a town called Oko, from where he could not proceed and so, died and was buried there. Johnson recorded three attempts up to 1831 to retake Ilorin from the Fulanis. During the session, she was asked about her relationship with other Oloris when she was at the palace and her response was -- learn to trust nobody. Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde on Thursday congratulated the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, on his 82nd birthday. The process and suicide ceremony took place during the Orun festival. She was the daughter of Alaafin Ofinran and the grand – daughter of Alaafin Onigbogi, both rulers of the Empire in their own time. The Alaafin, Aremo, his eldest son, and the Samu, his personal counselor, and a member of the Oyo Mesi, the Asamu, all had to commit suicide in order to renew the government altogether. Delete He built Igboho, known as Oyo Igboho, and made it the new capital. I … About 1836, Oyo … Indeed the love between the Alaafin of Oyo HIM Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi (82) and his first wife Ayaba Abibat Nihinlola Adeyemi (81), is super strong as they have remained strong as husband and wife after over 60 years of marriage.. 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