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Ilé Ọ̀rìsà!!!

Ilé Ọ̀rìsà!!!

That’s what an admire called the Òyẹ̀kú Méjì suite at the Àkòdì Òrìṣà. She used the Ile Ife dialect, Ilé Ọ̀rìsà. It is different from the Oyo dialect of Ilé Òrìṣà.  But it is absolutely appropriate that it is called ...

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1200 map of yoruba

#KnowYourOwnHistory: The Year 1200 map of the Yoruba cultural area of Nigeria and West Africa”

The Year 1200 map of the Yoruba cultural area of Nigeria and West Africa

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The map of the Yoruba cultural area of Nigeria and West Africa”

#KnowYourOwnHistory: The map of the Yoruba cultural area of Nigeria and West Africa”

‘Most people questioning the originality of Yoruba people who are domiciled outside southwestern Nigeria are ignorant, they can’t differentiate between ethnicity and geographical intercardinal locations. How can anyone doubt the originality of Yorubas in Nigeria while some are even domiciled ...

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Olójòǹgbòdu: The Wife of Death.

Sculpture at the Àkòdì Òrìṣà, Ile Ife, Nigeria

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esu is not satan walk 2018

When will this slander of our cherished heritage, “Esu” stop? #EsuIsNotSatan

Watching Nollywood Yoruba movies sometimes can be annoying.Most common utterances I regard very insulting are stated as follows:- Ti Esu ba fun o ni adie yoo gba malu lowo re If Esu gives you a fowl, he will demand a ...

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yoruba

Yoruba verbs for today

Jókòó= sit downDìde=stand upBẹ̀rẹ̀=crouchKúnlẹ̀=kneel downFò=jumpFòsókè=jump up

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Your culture and tradition are not “demonic” as they portray it…

The culture of reciting lineage praises/cognomen(Oríkì) when a child does something praiseworthy is gradually fading in Yoruba land. We will never be Òyìnbó(English). If we lose this valuable culture we lose ourselves. Never forget your history, culture and tradition. Learn ...

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Odu, Idin Osogbo, Idin ileke, Idin irete

AA Looking at the Odu, Idin Osogbo, Idin ileke, Idin irete, cast for today’s Ose Ifa, I can declare that our detractors shall be put to shame. Just listen as follows:- Won se ko baje Awo AyeKo lee baje Awo ...

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Oriki Olokun

Olokun, orisa that lives in waterShe spreads herself all over the earthOrisa that has no handOrisa that has no legShe uses her power to take your legs out from under youThat makes a small child fall down flatPlease, we beg ...

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osun osogbo sacred grove

Open Letter to the king of Osogbo – Baba Adigun Olosun

I am using this medium to advice the king of Osogbo to stop harassing and threatening me with his people and his so-called police officers. You sent them to my sister’s house to kidnap me and as they could not ...

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