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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Oriki (Praise Name)

Oriki (praise name) is an important genre of Yoruba literature. The Oriki tells where a person originated from, how powerful and wealthy his ancestors...

Gov. Ambode Unveils Statue Of Fela In Lagos To Celebrate His 79th Posthumous Birthday

Yesterday, Sunday, October 15, 2017 which is Nigerian music legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s 79th posthumous birthday, the Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode unveiled the Liberation...

Ila – Yoruba Tribal Mark

Hundreds of years ago, the drawing of Ila (tribal/facial mark) was a common practice among the Yoruba tribe of Western Nigeria. Ila are special marks...

120 Years Gone Over 2,500 Benin Artifacts Still at European Museums

One of the most remarkable events in Southern Nigeria towards the end of the 18th century was the Famous Benin Massacre also termed “Punitive...

The significance of our History, How the Alafin of Oyo and MKO Abiola overcome...

The Aare Ona Kakanfo! The Untold Story of How MKO Abiola Was Nearly Prevented From Becoming the Generalissimo Where were you in 1987? That was the...
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Video Story of Olumo Rock

Olumo Rock was the safety nest of the Egba people during the Egba war.

Ori (Head)

Ori is a personal orisa given to all of us by Oludumare. Each Ori is different as it is comprised of personal choices we...

Speech Delivered By his Excellency, the Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, at...

PROTOCOLS ONE MINUTE SILENCE FOR HIGH CHIEF OLAIFA Good people of Ibadanland, Good People of Oyo State, Good People of Nigeria, I stand before you today...

What You Need To Know About Aare Ona Kakanfo Of Yorubaland Title

19 years after Abiola’s death, Yorubas are eagerly waiting for the manifestation of another Aare Ona Kakanfo.  Abiola was known to have held traditional titles...

Opa Oranmiyan Story

IN Ile Ife, one object of attraction is Opa Oranmiyan (Oranmiyan staff). Oranmiyan the third Ooni of Ife was the youngest of Oduduwa’s sons,...