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Video Story of Olumo Rock

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

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...

Obatala

Obatala is the “White Orisa” and the Orisa responsible for molding the physical form of humanity before Oludumare gives us life with his divine...

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...

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...

Oluwo says Culture Isn’t About Dirtiness Or Idol Worshiping

I'm a priest of pure sacrifices -Oluwo of Iwoland, HIM Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has described himself as a priest of pure merit that...

THE ORIGINAL HISTORY OF ILA ORANGUN

The ancient city of Ila-Orangun is situated on latitude 8 Degree North of the equator and longitude 4 Degree East of the Greenwich. It’s...

History of Sango (The god of THUNDER)

Sango was the third Alaafin of Oyo. He was the second son of Oranmiyan; the founder of Oyo Empire; the youngest of the grandsons...

OBI – The Fruit of Talk

It is everywhere. The ibadan bus driver, making his early morning rounds, spits a slimly stream of rusty red kola chewed to assure his...

Lagos NOT Yoruba Land – Oba Akiolu Stir Fresh Controversies

Deep respect for leaders is a pillar of the culture of the Yoruba people, one of Nigeria’s biggest ethnic groups. But at a recent public...