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  1. Microsoft Imagine Cup: Nigeria among 35 finalists heading to SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    By Emeka Aginam Team Humane from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria is among 35 teams from around the world selected to contest at the 2016 Microsoft Imagine Cup world wide finals holding next month in Seattle, Washington, the United States of America. However, the team has a solution designed to to help visually impaired navigate smartphones.

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  2. Nigeria: Team Heading to Seattle for Microsoft World CompetitionRead the original story

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Team Humane from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria is among 35 teams from around the world selected to contest at the 2016 Microsoft Imagine Cup world wide finals holding next month in Seattle, Washington, the United States of America. Accordingly, the 35 teams will bring their unique visions for the future to Seattle to compete in the Imagine Cup World Finals from July 26 through 29, 2016.

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  3. African king calls for youth empowermentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, with his wife Her Majesty Sonia Itohan Wuraola Otiti and Dr Glenville Ashby . The new face of African kingship, His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogun, Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife, recently unveiled a radical message to black people around the world: "Educate and empower your people, especially the youth."

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  4. Educating The Unions Of What True Autonomy IsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    When In 2009 the Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Federal Government reached an agreement to grant more autonomy to universities in Nigeria, there were jubilations and celebrations all over the country. There was the general consensus that the agreement was a genuine start in the development of the higher education.?These jubilations were not unconnected with an expected end to incessant closure of universities for one reason or the other.

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  5. Workers storm OAU with mock coffin to mark end of VC's tenureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Vanguard

    A new twist was yesterday introduced in the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, Osun State, by the protesting workers under the aegis of Senior Staff Association of Nigeria University, SSANU, and Non Academic Staff of University, NASU, as they stormed the university with a mock coffin, baked and shared bean cake to formally end the tenure of the Vice Chancellor, Prof 'Tale Omole. Prof.

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  6. Ooni Ogunwusi's Traditional Performance In Washington D.C. Causes PanicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Ghanamma.com

    The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi and his entourage caused a bit of a stir in Washington DC on Tuesday while performing just outside the National museum of art. The fiery performance caused a few fire fighters to show up but they quickly saw that it was all under control.

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  7. Muslim clerics storm schools to enforce use of hijabRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Vanguard

    The agitation for the enforcement of the use of hijab by Muslim female students of public schools in Osun State spread to other cities in the state as some Muslim clerics yesterday morning, trooped to St. Charles High School and Ife-Oluwa Middle School, both in Osogbo to enforce the June 3, 2016 court judgement. It was gathered that the clerics, who led other Muslim followers moved round the schools at about 8 am to ensure that the management of the schools comply with the court judgement.

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  8. Six Months on the Throne: His Majesty Ikenwoli re-brands Warri KingdomRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | Vanguard

    O NE conspicuous item since His Majesty Ikenwoli, the Olu of Warri, Delta State, Godfrey Emiko, ascended the throne, December 12, last year, is that the relationship between the Itsekiri ethnic nationality and its neighbors, especially Ijaw, has turned for the better. Before now, an average Ijaw man sees his Itsekiri fellow citizen as a persecutor, but the perception is gradually changing in the last six months.

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  9. Ensuring Proper Autonomy in Nigerian UniversitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | Vanguard

    In 2009 when the Academic Staff Union of Universities secured a deal with the Federal Government granting autonomy to universities in Nigeria, there were celebrations in the academia and the general public. Prior to this, there had been incessant strikes and shut downs of universities, arising among others, from the dependence of the universities on the Federal Government or its parastatals in taking simplest of decisions.

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  10. Nigeria: FG Rolls Out Cashew Expansion ProgrammeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | AllAfrica.com

    The country looks forward to reap huge fortune from the agriculture sector as the Federal Government recently rolled out Cashew Expansion Programme in Ife, Osun State. According to the President, National Cashew Association of Nigeria, NCAN, Tola Faseru, who stated that the country realised $253 million from cashew in 2015 and assured that the nation was hoping to increase its production capacity from 160,000 tons to 500,000 tons by 2020.

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  11. The Ooni of Ife, King Ogunwusi & Queen Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi in...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | PRWeb

    African King, Ooni of Ife King Adeyeye Ogunwusi to be Honored at White House. Delivers messages of Unity, Black pride and Peace The center balances everything in this world.

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  12. Osun School Uniform Crisis: Religious battle enters physical, spiritual realmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Vanguard

    Some students of Baptist High School, Adeeke, Iwo, Osun State, attending classes in different church robes, yesterday. Photos: Gbenga Olarinoye.

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  13. Ambolley attends 'Odunde'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | GhanaWeb

    Musician Gyedu-Blay Ambolley originally from Ghana and inventor of 'Simigwa', a Ghanaian musical genre, on Sunday June 12, 2016 was one of the thousands of people that attended the "Odunde" --the largest AfricA an-AmerA icA an street festA ivA al in the USA which is held annually in Philadelphia. The festival features auA thenA tA ic crafts, goods and food from the AfricA an diA aA spora.

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  14. Ooni commends Arik Air, reaffirms support for Nigerian brandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Vanguard

    The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, has commended the management of Arik Air for flying the flag of Nigeria high and reiterated the need for Nigerians to patronise what was theirs. The statement said the airline received the royal endorsement when the first class monarch and his entourage flew Arik Air from Lagos to New York on a tour of America recently.

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  15. Mayor of Newark presents Ooni Of Ife with key to 2nd largest City in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Vanguard

    Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II who is presently in the United States with his wife was presented with the key to the city of Newark, the second largest city in the New York metropolitan area. see photos

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  16. African king in N.J.: We should preach loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    "It is a significant thing for the Africans and Nigerians in the area," the 29-year-old from the city said of his Imperial Majesty Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, the head of Ife, a Yoruba city in Nigeria, who spoke to a crowd Friday afternoon outside the Essex County Courthouse on Market Street. The king, who is in the region for the Odunde Festival -- a Sunday celebration in Philadelphia to honor African culture -- preached of peace and unity to the crowd of a couple dozen people.

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  17. Do you know who I am?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Vanguard

    "Before I formed you in the belly, I knew you, and before you came out of the womb, I sanctified you"a a THE above revelation from God to His Prophet, tells us that it is only God, who really knows who we are, and knows why he created us as humans instead of animals or some plant, or creeping thing. In essence, God does not look at man's physical attributes, but into his heart.

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  18. Nwabueze calls for confab of ethnic nationalities, truth commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Vanguard

    N newi- Renowned constitutional lawyer, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, SAN, yesterday, in his ancestral home Atani in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra state, said the only solution to the numerous problem facing Nigeria was the convocation of a national conference of ethnic nationalities, setting up of a truth and reconciliation commission and the restructuring of the federal system.

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  19. Nigerian king to visit N.J. FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Jersey Journal

    His Imperial Majesty Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi - the leader of Ife, a Yoruba city in southwestern Nigeria - will make several stops Friday in Essex County, officials announced Thursday. According to Akil Khalfani, the director of the Africana Institute at Essex County College, Ogunwusi is in America for the Odunde Festival, which celebrates African culture, in Philadelphia on Sunday.

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  20. Labour grounds activities in OAU over new VC's appointmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Vanguard

    O sogbo -Members of the Non Academics Staff Union, NASU, of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, yesterday, protested the appointment of Prof. Ayobami Salami as the new Vice Chancellor of the institution.

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