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Yoruba Culture

2 days ago
The Yoruba creation myth is what you glean when you first enter John Randle Centre for Yoruba Culture and History, Onikan.
30 Oct
The worship of Olodumare and the Orishas is still very much active in Yorubaland and the African diaspora such that families are named after them. As we conclude this four-part series, we take a look at the female Orishas. Ọ̀ṣun: Ọṣun is an Orisha that reflects one of the manifestations of the Yorùbá Supreme Being…
25 Sep
Just as most beliefs, the Yoruba culture includes a world of myths, allegories, poetry and the love and wisdom of the Ifa divination system which helps to remind the Yoruba people of their past and customs that have survived through history and have helped shape their literature and religion as we know it today. Yoruba…
12 Jun 2022
Oro is one of the many cultural practices among the Yoruba that have been going on since ancient times. Despite the emergence of “civilisation”, it has persisted and survived and still has relevance in contemporary times.  Oro is known by other names in some communities as some call it Ita, alugbe, ajala and magbo.  Cultural…
12 Sep 2021
It was two nights of excitement in New Jersey in the United States of America on Friday and Saturday as Nigerians celebrated the rich and diverse cultures of Yoruba people.
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…
11 Aug 2019
The gods of the land keep the peace and the people in check. They were here long before we came. In many Nigerian mythologies, it is believed that the gods once walked this earth and even lived here. They took in wives, had children and when the world got too filthy for them, they moved…


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Inkblot Productions, Nigeria's foremost film production company, has announced its collaboration with the renowned, award-winning director Biodun Stephen, to write and direct its new title - Big Love, one of its four films slated for theatrical release in 2023.
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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 115 people were killed and 1,146 injured in road crashes in Gombe State in 2022.
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British athletics great Mo Farah has said this year's London Marathon will likely be his last as he contemplates the end of a brilliant career.
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The Federal Government has again raised the alarm over the increase in the use of fake news and disinformation to destabilise the electoral process and plunge the nation into crisis.
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The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr Godwin Emefiele has allayed the fears that the old naira notes would no longer be tenable after the expiration of the February 10 deadline for the naira swap policy. Speaking when he appeared before the Mr Ado Doguwa-led House of Representatives adhoc committee on the…