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Appointment and Installation of The Ebumawe

The Resuscitation of the Ebumawe Chieftaincy The first thing which the people of Ago-Iwoye did was first of all to be unanimous that the Ebumawe Chieftaincy should be resuscitated. All the different townships having agreed on this point, a petition was addressed to the Awujale on the 14th December 1927, …

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Agoiwoye Bale and Balogun

From Balogun to Bale After the Ijebu Expedition of 1982, the commandant of the Expedition and some soldiers visited Ago-Iwoye by Oru way. The first Balogun they saw was AINA ERUKU of Idode who on being asked where the Bale was, directed them to the residence of OGUNFOWODU who was …

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Ago-Iwoye: An Interlock of Tradition and Modernity

SATURDAY October 10 will remain memorable for the people of Ago-Iwoye in Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State. It was a day sons and daughters of the town, old and young, in and outside the country came home to celebrate this year’s Ago-Iwoye Day. That day, the ancient …

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Ago-Iwoye: A mini Nigeria where students have their own Aso Rock

Ago-Iwoye: A mini-Nigeria where students have their own Aso Rock By Maurice Archibong – An adage has it that “uneasy lies the head that wears the crown”. Could this be the reason a king-designate wished the cup be taken away from him? In any case, even before being crowned, at …

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