Igbodefender.com, Voice of the Igbo Nations Worldwide herein felicitates with the Ooni of Ife, the Speaker Of Ancient Truths and Custodian of the World Famous Aje (Wealth) Festival, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, over the upcoming birthday of his amiable wife, Olori Naomi Ogunwusi. We look forward…
For years it has been stated by historians that Eze Chima who founded many Igbo kingdoms migrated from Ile Ife to Benin to Igbo Land. Added confirmation to this has come from the Ooni of Ife, who traditionally is a great historian of Ife. Although the Ooni did not mention Eze Chima by name, he […]
We ask Igbos who are indigenes outside Ife to begin attending Aje Festival of wealth-making, as it talks about the historical interactions between Igbo, Yoruba and wealth-making.
See video link below: At the recently held Aje Festival, premier Yoruba monarch Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi traced the spiritual aspect of wealth-making to the Igbo race, as represented by Obatala lineage. Speaking to journalists at the event, the Ooni stated: that the Igbos are the first people
Prof. SUZANNE PRESTON BLIER, in her seminal work, Art and Risk in Ancient Yoruba: Ife History, Power and Identity, undertakes an excursion into the coronation rituals of the mighty Yoruba throne of Ile Ife, and reveals among other things, the primal role of the Igbo Aboriginal chiefs in the enthronement of the Great Ooni of […]