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Oyo Masquerades

Oyo Masquerades Defy Olubadan’s Directive

ADEBAYO WAHEED, Oyo masquerades yesterday defied the directive by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, that only him and the Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde should play host to the masquerades this year, as they came out in their ...

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Yoruba Gelede Masquerade

Written by Babalawo Ogunleke Ifamuyiwa Located between the Weme River in the Republic of Benin (RPB) and the Ogun River in southwestern Nigeria, western Yoruba-speaking people (Ketu, Egbado, Ohori, and Anago) are renowned for an elaborate masked performance tradition known ...

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