Araba Elebuibon on Taboos and Hypocrites

  Yorubaland’s foremost Ifa priest, actor and also the Araba of Osogboland, Ifayemi Elebuibon recently turned 70 and gave an interview to Tribune newspaper . He spoke on the origins of his name, the circumstances around his birth ,

Egungun Festival turns bloody

Vanguard Egungun festival turns bloody as one confirmed dead, others injured in Ibadan Vanguard The Oyo State Police Command, Monday, confirmed the death of one person in the violence that trailed the public outing of the Ege masquerade in

Some Good Egungun Documentaries

The top result on Amazon search for literature on Egungun costs £72. And while Youtube is awash with Egungun videos that are free for those with time to sift through varying video and sound qualities, ( you also

The colonised mind- a tale of 2 Yoruba towns

These two reports came in the same week. Same Yoruba people on different sides of the Nigerian border. Same ancient tradition. In this first one, joy and rhythm, tradition , respect and homage paid to our ancestors in