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Found this piece circulating on the internet and just had to share. Are you married or just preparing for marriage? Read on. Mummy’s boy, you are now a man. Tomorrow you will have a new mother, a new cook and a new person to share all your secrets with. It will no longer be me but her. Love your new mum even more than you love me. Before you walk into her arms forever, let me give you some words to guide you. There was a day I was arguing with your father. We were screaming, Tempers were high. I…

So while wading through a cupboard that contains my dad’s old documents, some of my academic feats as a child :), and browsing through the papers, I stumbled on TheNews newspaper article from 19th January, 2004 by Bamidele Johnson in the picture. My inquisitive mind wondered if the ‘Elder’ or ‘Alagba’ still or really existed. These were the excerpts from the historical standpoint . Read on. “As early as nine on a sunny Sunday morning, a crowd which grew thicker by the minute, had begun gathering at the gate of the palace of the Soun of Ogbomosho, Oba Oyewunmi Ajagunbiade…