Adire Eleko is the Yoruba indigo hand painted fabric that tells stories, commemorates event, passes messages or gives proverbs. It is unique among our other Adire Oniko designs because a cassava starch resist is used ( not raffia
They used to be known only as our protectors in Lagos in the late 1990s and early 2000s, especially when armed robberies of private residencies in the thick of night were the order of the day. OPC vigilantes
…Igbo first settlers in Ile-Ife ?
Just when you think it's time for some Southern Nigeria unity, this type of statement comes along. The man Ezeife's (rather basic) reasoning is because Igbo sounds like Ugbo - one of the aboriginal
“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 .
… that the governor said masquerades should not come out this year and we agreed.” “I told them this has not happened before. He cited the ongoing Ramadan fast and we let them realise that last year that we celebrated Egungun festival nothing went …
Canada invites Ooni to 150th Independence Anniversary
Ile-Ife (Osun) – The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has been invited as a special guest of the Canadian Government to grace the country's 150th Independence Anniversary celebrations in July this
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