By Ajisafe Olayiwola The Nigerian Army says its men have rescued four students of the Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State, who were reportedly kidnapped late Saturday. This was made known on Sunday in a statement by Capt. Yahaya Ibrahim, on behalf of the Force Information Officer, Operation Hadarin Daji. The two students, according to an eyewitness account, male and female, were abducted in their off-campus hostel in the Sabon Garin Damba area of Gusau, a few kilometres away from the university’s ...Read More »
Ọbatala, Obatasaa Oba Takun Takun: Seun Kuti Glows in Forefathers Atire as he celebrates his 40th Birthday.
Gbonka Ebiri Imagine! This protege of the King at Ife comes to Lagos… the Governor rolls the red carpet to welcome him. Lagos people embraced him with open arms. Only for him to start moonlight stories This is what we say about Yoruba people. We are too accommodating. Will he go to Onitsha, get a warm welcome from its people, and talk about how Onitcha Ado, a Benin noble left to found Onitsha kingdom? Imagine! This protege of the King ...Read More »
How many Oòduà (Yorùbá) youth under the age of 25, know about Oòduà (Yorùbá) heritage of the Oworos in Lokoja, Ogori in Kogi, or the Olukumis of Delta? How many Southwest youths know about the Oòduà (Yorùbá)s of Togo the Gas of Accra or the Idasha people of Benin republic? How many Southwest youths know that they share the same ethnolinguistic and cultural heritage with the Itsekiris of Delta and Edo? We don’t teach them at home, they don’t teach ...Read More »