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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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Arts of Being a Yoruba

We will, from time to time, pay homage to those who advance Yoruba thoughts with important, ground-breaking contributions. Introducing a book by Dr. Adeleke Adeeko, distinguished professor of African cultures, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. The administrators of the University ...

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Following the Reaper Gleaners of Eji Koko Iwori

Eni a ba wa’de Laa ba rele Eni aja bawa laja nba lo Dia fun Eleji Iwori Ti yoo teju no akapo re girigiri Ebo ni won ni o wase O gbebo, o rubo Ifa teju mo mi koo wo ...

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Iyawo Elese Oosun: The new Olori wasn’t stepping on blood !

Iyawo Elese Oosun. Please lets ask from those who are knowledgeable instead of guessing, if anyone is ignorant of Yoruba customs and tradition. There’s no where in Yoruba tradition where the bride is required to step over blood as part ...

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Adeniyi Johnson

Congrats: Adeniyi Johnson bags Movie Awards 2018

One of Yoruba Nollywood finest actor, Adeniyi Johnson bags movie awards 2018. Congratulations to him.

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Photos: Meet the New Aare Agbefaga of Oworonsoki Kingdom

Installation of Oloye Babalorisa Rudolph Eastman from Trinidad and Tobago as “Aare Agbefaga of Oworonsoki Kingdom” at the Palace of Araba of Oworonsoki Kingdom, Lagos on 4th September 2018 with Yeye Araba Banke Agboola, Oloye Dada Ifatoba, Erinmi of Oworonsoki ...

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Orisa names !

If you name is a Yoruba name It is an Orisa name It does not have to include ogun, Sango, Ifa or any other Orisa name to be an Orisa name. Titilope, Moyosore, Adebayo, Wuraola,Abayomi, Babatope, Damilola, Folasade,Gbolahan, Ilesanmi, Ibitokun, ...

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Labalaba

Labalaba

  Ope, Awo Labalaba Adifa fun Labalaba Eyi tii se Ojise Olódùmarè Ope ni won ni ki o maa se A ni t’inu t’eyin mi re o, Olódùmarè Labalaba kii sede A ni t’inu t’eyin mi re o, Olódùmarè Gratitude, ...

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Yoruba heart and mind in a Frenchman’s body!

Remembering Pa Pierre Fátúmbí Verger, the polymath… Pa Pierre Fátúmbí Verger was born French into a noble lineage and this great man devoted more than half of his 93-year life to the study, promotion, development and practice of Yoruba culture. ...

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