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HOW SHOOTING OF GUN BECAME CUSTOM OF CORONATION IN YORUBALAND

Narrated by: Amosun Ifakorede Abiola Traditional spiritual consultant and Physiologist (Bsc) Transcribed by: Johnson Okunade A very long...

A STORY OF INVINCIBILITY: OGUN OJALU OGBOMOSO (WAR CANNOT SUBJUGATE OGBOMOSOLAND)

Ogbomoso, Home of the brave is a Yoruba town situated close to Ilorin, another Yoruba town that was...

OROMPOTONIYUN AJIUN: THE BRAVE FEMALE ALAAFIN OF OYO

The 10th Alaafin of Oyo was a female “king” that reigned Oyo in the imperial era, Alaafin Orompotoniyun...

Ilu Aje

ILU AJE (TOWN OF WITCHES): A TOWN IN OYO STATE

There is a small town on your way to Oyo, just behind Fiditi, it's called “Ilu Aje”. Which...

Eekun Iyawo

EEKUN IYAWO (KNEELS OF THE HOUSEWIFE): A MYSTIC POOL AND IMPRINTED KNEES ON A ROCKY MOUNTAIN IN LANLATE, OYO STATE

“Eekun Iyawo” It is a tourist center in Lanlate, One of the seven Ibarapa towns in Oyo State,...

ABOUT A STRONG YORUBA WOMAN; FUNMILAYO RANSOME-KUTI

Funmilayo Anikulapo Ransome-Kuti, born on October 25, 1900, she was the Nigerian daughter of a returned slave who...

WHEN OBAS (KINGS) HAD TO GO ON EXILE

In Yoruba land, the Oba is an unquestionable monarch. He is not primus inter parels(first among equals),he is revered...

THE BIOGRAPHY OF ONILALA OF LANLATE; OBA ALH CHIEF ABDUL-LATEEF OLAWUYI OLAGOKE

BIOGRAPHY OF ONILALA OF LANLATE In Yoruba land, the Oba is an unquestionable monarch. He is not primus...

AN INTERVIEW WITH OLUWO OF IWOLAND, OBA DR. ABDULRASHEED ADEWALE AKANBI

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdurasheed Akanbi, in this interview with FEMI MAKINDE, shares his experience before and...

Ooni derin ologbenla

OONI DERIN OLOGBENLA: A POWERFUL AND EXCEPTIONAL WARRIOR OF HIS DAYS

Ile-Ife, as a religious and cultural matrix of the Yorubas and its cradle, has unique importance in its...