Chief Lere Paimo MFR (Eda Onile Ola) is one of the most modern dramatists, theatre arts performer, film maker, dancer and singer from Ogbomoso who has distinguished himself on stage for the last 60years.
Professor N.D Oyerinde was the first Ògbómòsó man to be educated and rose to become the first professor in Nigeria, perhaps also among the earliest educationalists in Black Africa to have a Ph.D and become a professor.
Generically, the Yoruba refer to alcoholic beverages as “Oti” long before we were colonized. Our indigenous alcoholic beverages (Oti) has become roadside drink; tagged illicit. We could have upgrade it to compete among well known drinks in the world.
It was in 1974 that the news broke. Chief Bolarinwa Abioro, the Balogun of Ipokia, the Chairman of African Songs Limited, had taken his star musician, King Sunny Ade (KSA) to court!
Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola,GCFR (24 August 1937 – 7 July 1998) was a Nigerian Yoruba businessman, publisher, politician and aristocrat of the Yoruba Egba clan, he was the Aare Ona Kankafo of the Yoruba land. MKO Abiola ran for the presidency in 1993, for which the election results were annulled by the preceding military ...
Chief Samuel Ládòkè Akíntọ́lá, otherwise known as SLA was born in Ogbomosho. Samuel Ladoke Akintola was a Nigerian politician, lawyer, aristocrat and the last premier of the Western Region. He was also the 13th Aare Ona Kakanfo (generalissimo) of Yorubaland
On March 18, 1907, Dr. and Mrs George Green arrived Ogbomosho where they started the Ogbomoso Baptist Hospital [Now Bowen University Teaching Hospital (BUTH)]
SHARE THIS POST:THE ORIGIN OF YORÙBÁ’S “GUDU GUDU MEJE AT YA YA MEFA” Some Ibadan Chiefs went to a meeting with an Oyinbo District Officer. In the course of the meeting, the Oyinbo man was so happy with what the Ibadan Chiefs had to report via an interpreter and he kept saying good good ...
His Royal Majesty Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade III JP,CON, Soun of ogbomosoland was born on May 27, 1926- a month after the birth of another monarch, Queen Elizabeth II of England.
On December 23, 1985, the Vatsa family had just concluded plans to travel to Calabar because, usually, they spent the yuletide in the Cross River State capital, (Sufiya is Efik), the Id-el-Fitri in Minna, Niger State (Vatsa is Nupe) and the Id-el Kabir in Kaduna.