Almost two years after a sales girl, Jumoke Oyeleke was shot dead by a member of the Nigeria Police Force in Ojota, Lagos, during a Yoruba Nation Rally, a young man was yesterday, reportedly killed in the same area.
Perhaps, no socio-political plank in Nigeria has impinged on our consciousness or has excited our admiration for the values of dedication to cherished ideals and goals more than Afenifere – the pan-Yoruba socio-political platform.
Afenifere is in the news again for its own sake. What has triggered the latest soul-searching for the pan-Yoruba political and cultural organisation was the public visit of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress...
Yorubaland has a rich cultural heritage infiltrated by its language, songs, traditional religious practices, folktales, lore, chants, and history. The heritage comes in the form of ancient places of worship, artefacts, old towns, and monuments, just to mention a few. These are some heritage sites in Yorubaland that are worth exploring. Abeokuta, Ogun Some people…
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…
The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has urged leaders and stakeholders across the South-West to rejuvenate the regional security network, Oodua People’s Congress (OPC)
17 Jun 2022
The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, yesterday, called for urgent intervention of the United Nations (UN) and other relevant international organisations
13 May 2022
A group in Yorubaland, Southwest Security Stakeholders Group (SSSG), has raised the alarm over influx of non-Nigerians into all the six states in South-West, saying the situation is threatening the peace of the region.
19 Oct 2021
The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has appealed to Nigerians, especially the Yoruba people, to seek the face and intervention of God for the numerous economic
8 Oct 2021
The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has said that the calamities befalling Yorubaland today was as a result of ignorance to the richness, value and power
6 Sep 2021
A Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), has expressed displeasure at the deliberate misrepresentation of the indigenous demography of Yorubaland in South-West by Secretary General of Miyetti Allah Cattle...
31 Aug 2021
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, has said that as the head of all the Yoruba monarchs, he is the only one with the exclusive rights to confer chieftaincy titles that cover Yorubaland on deserving individuals.