BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian Anthem to be sung in Yoruba daily
Lagos – Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Tuesday directed that students in public and private schools in the state should sing the National Anthem in Yoruba Language
All the gods in the land, both foreign and indigenous , have been appeased by the Aare Ona Kakanfo Dr Gani Abiodun Adams. People are saying it’s because of the onerous task ahead of him, others are saying
The full text of Aare Gani Adams’ Installation Speech
Aare Gani Adams spoke today 13 January 2018 in Oyo, Yorubaland, on his installation as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. These are his full remarks with wife Erelu
Aare Ona Kakanfo Gani Adams: A new era begins in Yorubaland
Today’s formal inauguration of the National Coordinator of pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo, by His Imperial Majesty,
Aare Gani Adams will be fully installed today in Oyo. Customary rites have been ongoing since Wednesday.
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,
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
By Shola Ola
Over the centuries the Yoruba nation has produced some iconic people that would never be forgotten,nor their names ever be erased from the history books. This set of legends dedicated selflessly their entire life for Yoruba nation and the
The Oluwo of Iwo is undisputedly the most colourful Yoruba monarch of our times.
Here he is , Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, below challenging his enemy ( and former friend Chief Abiola Ogundokun). Its said he went to the fore
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
Fingers reluctantly type about the death of a Yoruba titan. Dipo Famakinwa has joined his ancestors. Before he left, he made his mark, but who will carry on his work? He was the Director General of DAWN Commission.
The process of introducing sanity into the structure of Aborisa Ifa Isese titles and community has finally begun. And not a day too soon. Many complaints had been aired on social media before, about how white South Americans
By now you must know Ooni is scheduled to visit the UK. He will attend the Commonwealth Africa Summit , British Museum and a list of other activities.
You can also visit him too! Egbe Omo Ife are holding
The Yoruba diaspora chatter about Beyoncé and or as, Osun has been deafening. Continental Yoruba reaction has been a lot more muted. Perhaps being more used to seeing watered down or embellished versions of Yoruba culture from descendants
photo credit : Bolaji Alonge. www.awefirm.org
Well researched and well written Yoruba history spanning from the earliest years to the current times touching on possible sources of Yoruba , Oyo Empire, Ile Ife, British rule, Independence and pre and
Teleportation ( theoretical transfer of matter or energy from one point to another without traversing the physical space between them) is getting closer and closer to reality , if futurism.com is to believed, they say:
" Two separate teams of scientists
I don't know if there's an English word for the feeling one gets when dressed in full Yoruba traditional attire. It goes beyond bursting with pride. There's also a sense of wellbeing, completeness, belonging, self assurance. You are
He must have sent this letter to every secondary school child in his state at the time while he was governor of Oyo State (October 1979 to October 1983)
Yesterday was the anniversary of his death.
"On 23 December 2001, Bola
Today 7th December 2016 marks the first anniversary of the coronation of Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, and what a year it has been! By far the best looking and amiable Oba in Africa in memorable history, his every