- Oyotunji African Village is a village located near Sheldon, Beaufort County, South Carolina that was founded by Oba Efuntola Oseijeman Adelabu Adefunmi I in 1970. Oyotunji village is named after the Oyo empire, a pre-colonial Yoruba kingdom lasting from the 1300s until the early 1800s in what is now southwestern Nigeria. The name literally means ...
- Prophet Daniel Abodunrin is remembered by most Nigerians to date for his miracle mission that later became his doom. Determined to recreate a biblical occurrence, he wanted to prove that he is the modern-day Daniel and that what happened around 620 B.C could repeat itself in the year 1991 A.D.
- Late Alhaji Safiriyu Tiamiyu's quality item, S.T Soap, immediately turned into an easily recognized name during the 80s into the 90s, due to its potency, packaging, and rhythmic advert jingle which practically turned into a public hymn, particularly in the South West, which obviously was responsible for the fame and excessive demand in the market ...
- As stated in the preceding section there were some friendly Egba chiefs who joined the marauders at Idi Ogugun and at Ipara, and now they were all living together at Ibadan. After the dust settled, a band of marauders congregated at Idi Ogugun and Ipara. The marauders consisting of Oyos, Ifes, Ijebus, and some friendly ...
- 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.
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