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Ifẹ̀ Oòdáyé, Ilẹ̀ òwúrọ̀. Ibi ojúmọ́ rere gbé ń mọ́ wáyé. (Translation) Ifẹ̀ Oòdáyé. The ancient land Where the breaking of the day began Between 1910 and 1912, Leo Viktor Frobenius (1873 –1938), a renowned ethnologist and archaeologist worked on archaeological sites in Nigeria. Ile-ife in Osun State was one of the sites that Frobenius…
9 Jan
The Nigerian woman has been an embodiment of pure divine grace and beauty, class and style since time immemorial. Way before the advent of the colonial merchants, its doctrines and polluting systems, she has been a role model of beauty and grace. She carries herself with style, class, and grace; her beautiful black body shiny…
31 Oct 2021
Using Digital Media as tool of educating and preserving archival Nigerian history. Oludamola Adebowale, founder of ASIRI Magazine has created Nigeria's biggest digital repository of history, arts and culture within the last 8 years. Archivist, Researcher, Curator his contribution hasn't gone unrecognised as it has also earned him a Senior Curator with the Nigerian-Brazillian Public…
30 May 2021
What is in a name that makes it powerful? It's not just about how it sounds. It is the deliberate formation of such a name that forms the spiritual, socio-cultural, and psychological quintessence of any human, place, race, or anything that has life. The essence of humans and humanity is not complete without the adequate…
16 May 2021
Our ancestors were captured from their motherland in their hundreds; plugged off from their ancestral roots, and shipped thousands of miles away in shackles and chains to foreign lands, where they were kept in harsh conditions and made to slave in the most inhumane conditions across the Europe and Caribbean continents. It would later become…
7 Feb 2021
Like tiny blocks that form a building, oral history/traditions, chants and folklore form a large part of Yoruba heritage, creating a powerful impact on the bedrock of cultural appreciation and socio-economic status. The richness and exotic appeal that chants and orature bring into the aesthetics of Yoruba culture can’t be overemphasised. Over the years, innumerable…
10 Jan 2021
The sacredness of the Monarchy system in Yorùbá land is one of the few reasons why Yoruba traditional systems and values have garnered so much respect and admiration over the years. The Obaship inspires nothing short of reverence. The almost magical and legendary feats of Yorùbá Oba’s in times past have also blessed the chapters…
13 Dec 2020
A fully developed composition of colonial administration did not take a full character in what would become ‘Nigeria’ until after the 1851 Bombardment of Lagos. The principal basis for the Bombardment was to end slave trade, even though the abolishment had taken place in 1807, and British Naval blockages had taken a position on the…
2 Dec 2020
The Nigerian-Brazilian History Project has appointed Oludamola Adebowale as its Senior Curator. Oludamola, founder of ASIRI Magazine and The Guardian Life arts and culture contributor will work closely with the project coordinator and senior editors to further the depth, breadth and impact of the Nigerian -Brazilian Public History Project overall aims and objectives. Oludamola O.…
25 Oct 2020
Agitations, protests and confrontations of any kind have always been part and parcel of the Nigerian system. Way before the country got her independence in 1960, during the colonial era and till now; these actions have either led to a definite change in the system or further sparked a bigger chain of reactions. Back in…
27 Sep 2020
As part of our commemoration of Nigeria’s diamond jubilee, Terra Kulture in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture shall be hosting a series of multimedia exhibitions intended to explore the different ways socio-cultural influences have influenced and continue to influence the forging of a national identity from the diverse cultures that make…
26 Jul 2020
Ifẹ̀ Oòdáyé, Ilẹ̀ òwúrọ̀. Ibi ojúmọ́ rere gbé ń mọ́ wáyé. (Translation) Ifẹ̀ Oòdáyé. The ancient land Where the breaking of the day began Between 1910 and 1912, Leo Viktor Frobenius (1873 –1938), a renowned ethnologist and archaeologist worked on archaeological sites in Nigeria. Ile-Ife in Osun state was one of the sites that Frobenius…

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