Yoruba leader, Fasanmi, goes home today
When Pa Ayorinde Fasanmi, the leader of one of the factions of Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, took his last breath at the ripe age of 94 last Thursday, July 30 2020, one of the questions it raised was
Appreciating the Cultural/Historical Aesthetics of Ile-Ife to the Yorùbá Race
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…
Hasty generalisation fallacy in classification of Nigeria
It is an undisputed fact that the Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba ethnic groups are the largest ethnic groups in Nigeria.
Yoruba, Ndigbo, Arewa call for re-awakening of June 12 spirit
Opinion leaders, traditional rulers and notable leaders of thought in South West, South East and northern Nigeria have called for re-awakening of the June 12 spirit...
Traditional Marriage Rites In Nigeria
In Nigeria, like most African tribes, marriage is more than just the union of two individuals, it is the union of families and their ancestors. This is why you are likely to find similarities in the marriage customs of many tribes. The Yoruba For the Yorubas, the union of man and wife begins with courtship.…
Rights body, Yoruba elders deplore alleged insecurity in South East, South West amid lockdown
SouthEast Human Rights Situation Room (HumanRights4SouthEast) has raised concern over the “escalating cases of human rights abuses and violation of extant laws on human rights
Ohanaeze, yoruba elders, PANDEF want SIP probed
Strident calls for a thorough investigation of the troubled Social Investment Programme (SIP) of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government, yesterday
Nigeria dragging Yoruba nation down, says Akintoye
Yoruba World Congress is founded to address the problems and the expectations and aspirations of the Yoruba nation worldwide.
Mexico returns ancient bronze sculpture to Nigeria
The Mexican government, on Tuesday, delivered to Nigeria an ancient bronze sculpture seized by customs agents at Mexico City airport. The Nigerian sculpture is of Yoruba origin