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6 Mar
Akinade Ibuoye, popularly known as Gaise Baba, who specialises in urban Christian music and communicates in his native Yoruba language and English, has released
10 Jan
Yoruba Centre stakeholders, especially the broadcast media, Egbe Akomolede (Yoruba Teachers Association), and Nollywood have begun renewed efforts to save the Yoruba language and culture.
16 Dec
Parents have been asked to teach their wards their mother tongues to protect them from going into extinction.
14 Apr 2021
The Aare OnaKakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, has urged the six governors in the South-West geo-political zone to ensure Yoruba Language becomes a compulsory requirement for admission...
2 Dec 2019
Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has said that Yoruba language is one of the contents of liberation for the race
26 May 2019
Whenever the full history of the Nigerian literature is written, Daniel Olorunfemi Fagunwa (popularly known as D.O. Fagunwa), the Yoruba language novelist, would certainly occupy his rightful place as one of its pioneers. Although literate in the English language, Fagunwa chose to put his indigenous language in the limelight by employing it in the writing…
15 Mar 2018
The Lagos State government has expressed optimism that the implementation of the Yoruba language preservation and promotion law would improve academic performance in the state.     The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mrs Adebunmi Adekanye who disclosed this at this year’s ‘Commonwealth Day celebration’ held at Oregun Senior High School said the development would…

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