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Olokun Head Stolen Artefacts: British Police Hold On To Ife Head Stolen From Nigeria

The antique dealer has refused to hand the bronze head back to Nigerian officials insisting on being paid for a certain amount of money but Nigeria insists that it will not pay for what is originally hers. By Chiamaka Okafor ...

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american transatlantic slave trade

Ìṣẹ̀ṣe the Orisa tradition of Peace and Love.

Yorùbás were not the only race that was taken as slaves during the Atlantic slave trade era. There are several races taken as slaves too and they were taken in their numbers during that period. And after the end of ...

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ose tura Ọ̀sẹ́ Òturá The Role Of Women

Ọ̀sẹ́ Òturá: The Role Of Women

“Baba Oyo,” I said one afternoon when I was alone with him, “you are very soft, too gentle, with Iya Oyo. You are not like all the other Baba I know.”Baba Oyo laughed. “What does too gentle mean?”“I really don’t ...

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esu ola Ilu

Èṣù Láàlú: The wealth of The Universe/Nation

The Èṣù Láàlú in Ìṣẹ̀ṣe is different from Satan/Shaitan in their Bible or Quran. All his attributes of power, wisdom, knowledge, and skills are all given to him by Olódùmarè for his mission on earth. He does not have the ...

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Alaafin Oyo

Public display of Alaafin’s remains ‘disappointing,’ traditional worshippers say

“It is saddening and we want this to be on record that we as a body are protesting this act.” The Traditional Worshippers Association of Nigeria, Oyo State branch, have expressed displeasure over the open display of the remains of ...

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ÈRE

ÈRE

My mom transitioned today and she is now an ancestor.She drew her last human breath today, this morning.My baby sister, Banke, informed me, “Maami left at 3:53 pm.”I knew she was departing. I was ready for it. My mother is ...

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edan

What is Edan?

Edan is the name of the object held by the character with both arms, the sacred but effective tool used by the Awo (Cult of) Ogboni (the Freemasons) in Nigeria. It is also responsible for carving mathematically symmetric sculptures which ...

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Yemoja

Yemoja, Òrìsà of all waters

My mother that blesses people from deep waters Òrìsà that cleans me inside outLet there be peace in my soulPreserve me always from danger in the ocean of this life. Let this water arrest every unclean material in my body ...

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Actress Shade Akin Taylor “Oluweri

Popular Oodua Actress Shade Akin Taylor “Oluweri Magbojo” passes on.

Shade Akin Taylor Aberuagba popularly known as Oluweri Magbojo, is dead.The beautiful Nollywood actress passed on at age 59, She died on Monday, February 28th in the United Kingdom (UK).The light-skinned actress was well-known for her appearances in movies produced ...

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Wande Abimbo

Baba Wande Abimbola: Meet the preeminent voice of Orunmila in our generation.

Baba Wande Abimbola, is the preeminent voice of Orunmila in our generation.He is the Awíṣẹ Àgbáyé.Awise means A-(One) Wí (Who Speaks) Ṣẹ (With Àṣẹ Authority).One Whose Pronouncements Are Divinely Authorized.One Whose Words Come True.In the Catholic Church, only the Pope ...

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