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Video Story of Olumo Rock

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

Ojo (Days)

Origin of Days Ojo is the Yoruba word for days. The religion of the Yoruba people of southwestern Nigeria is Orisa. The word "Orisa" means...

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...

Osumare

Osumare – the rainbow serpent – is the Orisa of cool breezes, hope, inspiration, and “the path to wealth and riches.” The rainbow serpent...

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...

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...

The Early History of the Oshogbo

The early history of the Oshogbo people is founded on mythical and spiritual beliefs, along the lines of the traditions of the Yoruba people....

Osu Caste System in Igboland – A Tradition Painted With Discrimination

The Igbo ethnic group, which occupied the eastern region of Nigeria, are well known for their multi-branched culture, traditions and religious beliefs which they...

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...

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...