1,000-Year-Old Colored Glass Beads Discovered in Yorubaland,West Africa
Livescience.com reported that,
"A newly discovered treasure trove of more than 10,000 colorful glass beads, as well as evidence of glassmaking tools, suggests that an ancient city in southwestern Nigeria was one
Monarch, residents protest Fayose’s plan to cut ‘sacred’ tree
Tension is mounting in Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State, over the State Government’s plot to demolish a sacred tree serving as a sacrificial spot for the town.
The government has insisted that the
Philly's Odunde Festival begins with this ceremony along the Schuylkill River
Oshun, also spelled Osun, is an orisha, or a divine spirit in Yoruba religion, which hails from the Nigerian ethnic group of that name. Yoruba faith and
“You will recall that this same Egungun masquerade worshippers had earlier in the year 2013 attacked the same mosque and the worshippers therein. It has therefore, become a routine action of these masquerade worshippers to attack Muslims and their mosque in Ikun-Ekiti in the name of celebrating their Egungun Festival”- Alhaji Sanni, President of the Muslim group .
Why indeed! This about sums it up ! To those who say the Yorubas party too much, Bamidele Ademola-Olateju has this response!
On The Yoruba and Party Culture.
I buy Aso-ebi depending on my relationship with the celebrant and if it
After all , Eyo festival is on Eko territory. He can forget the repercussions (palace on fire) from his recent naughty behaviours and manipulative utterings
Eyo Agere - Eyo masquerade on stilts. How does he not fall with all that dancing? (Video below)
See the mini Eyo masquerades on the next page