Yoruba disunity is centuries old, our ranks are filled to the brim in every generation, with pontificators, idealists, egoists and extremists.
At every level we seem to bicker and disagree, some would even side with outsiders to win an
The newly appointed high commissioner to the UK met the Queen of England dressed in the finest Alari Aso Oke. This is how we do it!
His Excellency, Ambassador George Adesola Oguntade, CFR, CON
Ambassador George Adesola Oguntade, CFR, CON,
There has got to be introduced, a way to discern who is who nowadays in Yoruba traditional religion. When I read the headline FAKE IFA PRIESTS ARE TAKING OVER AMERICA and saw the name of the Ifa priestess
Aare Ona Kakanfo: Alaafin to install Gani Adams January 13
The installation of the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress, Otunba Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land has been fixed for
I would say the "Ayes" have it. Or maybe the "Nays" are more timid with their protests
So far, quite a few people have come out vociferously in support.
"...With proven leadership ability and the requisite courage where older
Afro Brazilians are suffering racism and discrimination from all angles . This urgent cry for help was issued by Iyalorisa Heloísa Helena Costa Berto. She is asking for help from the UN , other international bodies and the global
When Ikole celebrated its unique attributes
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
Oba Babalola said: “Before the people were led by two descendants of Oduduwa, Peepe and Imodorin, to settle at Upole Asin, where they lived for several decades. They had
It's Otunba Gani Adams. it has been announced , to much furore . Some for the decision, and some against. What some people have against him
Punch has reported Otunba Gani Adams as the new Aare Ona Kakanfo-
Is Alaafin still Muslim?
If he is, then the foreign religion seems to be losing its grip on our foremost Yoruba ruler.
Here he is taking a swipe at 'received religions' including Islam:
“Yoruba land is at a critical juncture, today
Ladunni Lambo recently featured at the London Fashion Week. I like the fact that you can tell immediately from some of her designs what's Aso Oke. Some more modern designs of Aso Oke cannot be distinguished from machine made
The Sun Daily
Brazil's Candomble religion pushes back against intolerance
The Sun Daily
RIO DE JANEIRO: When Brazilian fashion designer Rogeria Ferreira was told to remove the turban she wears as a member of the African-inspired Candomble ...and more
Remember the online video game featuring Orisha as characters? Here's a chance to play it free without spending a kobo/cent/penny.
"Blizzard has now announced another Overwatch free weekend, which will give everyone a chance to test out the
Our humble organic, hand dyed, authentic Yoruba print is set to hit the Spring Summer 2018 runways in America. So Vogue Magazine and The NewYorker say....
In The New Yorker-
The New Yorker
West Africa's Most Daring Designer
The New Yorker
You read that right. 4000 years old. 2000 BC . Around the time the Pyramids were being built in Egypt, and before the kingdom of Kush arose. Tools excavated in Ile Ife have been scientifically dated to be
This annual event in Iseyin Oyo State for buyers and weavers, is a welcome development to promote the use of our indigenous Yoruba fabric amongst ourselves and to the outside world. A huge market site for Aso Oke
ASO OFI DAY: Ooni, urges govt to support local inventions
The African foremost monarch made this call in his Ile-Oodua palace at Ile Ife during the launch of this year's edition of Aso Ofi Festival slated to hold at
Our handsome young King is generating headlines daily. If you haven't got "Ooni Fatigue" yet, catch up with them here.
Sleep with Ooni's ex-queen, die prematurely — Ifa Priest
An Ifa priest, Yemi Elebuibon, has declared that any
Slave Cabin, Praise House installation opens in Franklin Park Sunday afternoon
A public art installation honoring the lives and traditions of African Americans and their ancestors will open with an afternoon reception in Franklin Park this Sunday,
African Medicine: A Complete Guide To Yoruba Healing Science and African Herbal Remedies
Black PR Wire (press release)
Detailed new African holistic health guide helps novice heal chronic diseases using Yoruba West African medicine.
(Black PR Wire) LOS ANGELES, Ca.– September, 2017
Is there or is there not a marital issue at the Ooni of Ife's palace? These newspapers are leading with details supposedly from inner circle sources:
"Since news of the estrangement of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, and