News: The Yoruba King Ooni of Ife to grace the first Africa Tourism Diaspora Conference at Akwaaba Travel Expo

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The Ooni of Ife, His Majesty Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi , the Ojaja II has confirmed to attend the African Tourism Diaspora Conference as the Special Guest of Honour to be held at the 15th Akwaaba African Travel Market, September 22nd to 24th, 2019 in Lagos. The Oba will be addressing not just the Yoruba nation at the event which […]

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Africa: Ooni announces discovery of another waterfall in Ife

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The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, on Saturday, said that another waterfall, set to be unveiled, had been discovered at the Ife Grand Resort, Ile-Ife. Ogunwusi disclosed this when executives of the Nigeria Tour Operators (NATOP) visited him at his palace. The monarch said the land on which the resort was built, was home to wild animals. He explained […]

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From Calabar to Ile-Ife: the Secret and the Sacred

By Renn Offor We were scheduled for a city tour of Calabar as part of the package for all the participants, travel writers and delegates who attended the Nigerian Association of Tour Operators (NATOP) Annual General Meeting (AGM). This was about a fortnight before I visited Ile-Ife for the first time. That first time visit eventually culminated in a repeat […]

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Ooni canvasses intra-Africa tourism, declares Ile-Ife tourism zone

Renn Offor Ooni of Ile-Ife, Alayeluwa Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusihas canvassed for Africans to change their orientations about Africa and visit Africa more by Africans. This was the main thrust of his message even as he declared Ile-Ife a tourism zone. The impressive ceremony reflected a perfect mix of modernity and traditional Yoruba culture, and was heavily attended by government functionaries, […]

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‘I am passionate about rebranding Ile-Ife as a tourism destination to attract the world’-Ooni of Ife

-as the Ife Imperial Majesty received Nigerian travel journalists on a courtesy visit Renn Offor The land of Rehoboth in biblical times was the place where strive ended in the life of Isaac and it means the land of expansion. And down through the centuries, the name ‘Rehoboth’ has remained significant as people from all walks of life and in […]

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Ooni Of Ife Builds N7.6 Billion Ife Grand Resort, Employs 20,000 Widows

A new dawn in the history of Ile Ife occasioned by the recent appointment of 40 years old Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja 11, as the Ooni of Ife, has continued to resonate with the Ooni set to declare Ife as a tourism zone in furtherance of his promise to foster peace and unity and bring economic prosperity to his […]

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