- SHARE THIS POST:ILE-IFE, LAND OF THE MOST ANCIENT DAYS: OLOJO FESTIVAL 2020. The archeological existence of Ile Ife was dated as far back as the creation of the Earth. In the beginning, Olodumare created the Earth with the emergence of light and the light struck from the epicentre of the world which is believed to ...
- The fall of Adegun at the Kanla war left the kingship of Ikoyi vacant. There were two aspirants to the title; Siyenbola, the son of the late Adegun, and Ojo, the son of Adegun's predecessor. The majority of the people was for Siyenbola, and Ojo's partisans were but few. Ojo, however, went to Oyo to ...
- The combined forces encamped at a place called Pamo. The conflict was very fierce, and Ikoyi, hemmed in on all sides, was nearly taken, when Asegbe the Olofa's Ilari, who was then with his master, a refugee at Ikoyi, saved the city by wise and judicious measures.
- SHARE THIS POST:THE THIRD ATTEMPT TO EXPEL THE FULANIS AND RECOVER ILORIN: THE KANLA WAR Get started by reading: THE FIRST ATTEMPT TO RECOVER ILORIN FROM THE FULANIS: THE BATTLE OF OGELE And: THE SECOND ATTEMPT TO EXPEL THE FULANIS AND RECOVER ILORIN: THE MUGBAMUGBA WAR Amodo was ill at ease under the yoke of the Fulani ...
- The food there was in the Ilorin farms were soon eaten up, and both the besiegers and the besieged were without provisions and had to live on the locust fruit (igba). Hence the war was termed Mugbamugba.
- They encamped at a place called Ogele (which is why this battle is referred to as the battle of Ogele in history), where they were met by the Fulani horse aided by the powerful Yoruba Moslem Chief Solagberu of Oke Suna.
- The reign of Baale/Aare Ona Kakanfo, Toyeje Akanni nicknamed Alebiosu; ‘one who shines like the moon’, is important because his ascension to the throne of Ogbomoso had far-reaching results and effects not only on the course of the history of Ogbomoso but indeed on Oyo Empire as a whole.
- This brings us to the closing part of this talk—and to the title of this discussion: “Ìmọ tara ẹni.” I intentionally and purposely translated it as Self-Consciousness. It is different from Ìmọ tara ẹni nìkan, which means “Selfishness.” Ìmọ tara ẹni may also be regarded/ as Creative Selfishness.
- Stereotypes, somehow they rule the way we think, feel and see the world. Nigeria is a land of diversity; boasting of over 500 native languages and 250-300 ethnic groups, each one unique with their own local delicacies and way of life; from the Yoruba in the west, the Igbo in the East, the Southerners and ...
- The facial marks are one of the tribal marks a part of the Yoruba culture usually inscribed on the face by burning or cutting of the skin during childhood. The primary function of the tribal marks is for identification of a person's tribe, family or patrilineal heritage.
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