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
Ooni of Ife denies marriage crash, keeps mum on 'new Yoruba wife'
... OF IFE, OBA ADEYEYE OGUNWUSI, OJAJA II AND HIS NEW WIFE, PRINCESS WURAOLA OGUNWUSI, DURING THE THANKSGIVING SERVICE OF THEIR TRADITIONAL WEDDING, AT THE ROYAL
Ooni Of Ife's Marriage Allegedly Crashes
Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II and Queen Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi's marriage has allegedly crashed. Thecapital.ng reports that Olori Wuraola was accused of many unpublishable things and lack of commitment to
'The Avengers' as you've never seen them before
The fictional band of superheroes has been reimagined as Orishas, gods that are central in the Yoruba religion predominantly practiced across Africa and South America. Canuto, a longtime fan of the
There's a multiplayer video game called Overwatch with over 30 million users , featuring different aspects of Orisa in its theme including a character named Orisa ,Yoruba body painting as represented by Laolu Senbanjo, and colour references to Sango
The Orishas, Yemoja, Oya, Oshun, Elegba and Oshosi, are gods who represent humanity in all its forms, and who frequently turn up in the ‘real’ world. When our ‘hero’ Oshosi, already a successful hunter and all-round alpha male, decides
The saga continues!
First, it was exposed that someone had been crowned in Oyo as Oba Ifa Adimula of South America, and Alaafin responded swiftly
Then, Alaafin tried to restore some order
Then! Araba Elebuibon appeared to resist
ALAAFIN TO ARABA