Memorial website of Oba Adesoji Tadeniawo Aderemi

Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael & St. George (KCMG), Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON), first African Governor of Western Nigeria and the late Ooni of Ife

Remembering a great Ruler!!!

Oba to je, t’ilu toro, oruko re ko ni pare – The king whose time on the throne brings harmony to the people will be remembered. ........................... "Kabiyesi Baba yio.... Ojigidiri Lambua"


His Early Life

ADESOJI TADENIAWO ADEREMI, 1889-1980.  His journey : He came, he saw, and he conquered. Born on the 15th of November 1889, during the turbulence of the Yoruba civil war to Prince Gbadebo of the Osinkola ruling house of Ile Ife


Ooni Of Ife

Adesoji Tadeniawo Aderemi I (15 November 1889 – 3 July 1980), also known as Adesoji Aderemi, was a Nigerian political figure and Yoruba religious leader. He was the Oba of Ile-Ife from 1930 until 1980, preceded by Ademiluyi Ajagun. He


Western Region Governor

Oba Aderemi was the first African Governor in the British Empire and Commonwealth. His reign as the governor of the Western Region of Nigeria was a very interesting one. During colonial rule, the Ooni gained considerable amount of power due