Prince (Prof.) Ifagbemi Awamaridi is a multi-talented intellectual enigma, born in Isale Eko, Lagos Island, in Lagos. He is a spiritualist, legal attorney, journalist, publisher, IT expert, webmaster, private investigator, and private detective. He is a prince of Leyowo, in Ondo State, Western Nigeria, and spent his early life in various parts of Lagos, including Itafaji, Obalende, Ebute metta, Mushin, Ilupeju, Bariga, Shomolu, Ikorodu, Oshodi, and Mafoluku.
Prof. Awamaridi is an unrepentant self-determination activist and a flagship in the reparation struggle for Africans. In 1988, he founded Restructure Agenda International (RAI), Yoruba Front, and Restructure Dominion, Nigeria (also known as Redo Nigeria), with self-determination and correction of fraudulent partitioning of indigenous communities as some of their goals. He also published the internationally acclaimed book “Deductive Premise.” RAI has been involved and facilitative in the struggle for self-determination and repartitioning by Ambasonia, Catalonia, Biafra, Yoruba (United States of the Eekus), and others.
Prof. Awamaridi has received numerous awards and recognition for his work. He was awarded by Eyes America as the best private detective in Brooklyn in 1992. He was also a front-liner in the Anti-Abacha campaign, which earned him enormous intimidation and unlawful detentions by the Abacha security forces.
In 1984, as the chairman of Action Front, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), he was a front-line critic of the BUHARI draconian ethnic cleansing government, and Buhari’s unsuccessful attempt to ensure his rustication from UNILAG led to his eventual incarceration. He was a leader of the mass protest against an increase in meal ticket in 1984 and the leader of the longest and most resilient students’ protest in Nigerian history in 1986, where the protest was operated 24 hours a day for ten days, with protesters organized to do morning, afternoon, and night shifts.
Prof. Awamaridi is also a specialist in Structural Ifa, a field in which he is acclaimed as the first human being to divine fully with a computer. He is the Atefa Orunmila worldwide and the founder of Ifa League, Worldwide. He is a professor of digital Ifa.
In 2019, Prof. Awamaridi was the Labour Party Governorship candidate for Lagos State, but he and his party were rigged out of the election by chasing all their agents out of the voting centers throughout Lagos State, among other frauds. He petitioned the election tribunal and won at the appeal and supreme court, which sent the case back to the lower court (tribunal). However, the incumbent retained the Governorship by the second trip to the Appeal and Supreme Court.
Currently, Prof. Awamaridi is the Coordinator/Convener, Yoruba Movement for the Effectuation of the Independence Act (YORUBAMENIA), 1960 & Movement of the United States of the Eekus (U.S.E.). The self-determination organizations are in the struggle for “Re-Independence” of the Western Nigeria (i.e., Yoruba Nation) via ensuring the unsuspension of the 1963 Western Nigeria Constitution. He is also the Head of the Yoruba Orientation Agency (YOA), which is currently involved in the struggle for the defense of the Yoruba Nation against external invasion and decimation via all possible means, including liaising with the international community