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Ó Dàbọ̀ Vs Goodbye: In the Oodua (Yoruba) language, there is nothing like goodbye.

In the Yoruba language, there is no goodbye. “Ó dàbọ̀,” which is what stands for the idea of goodbye, actually is the very opposite of goodbye. Why? Because “Ó dàbọ̀” does not say that you are leaving. Rather, as you ...

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Joy

Joy has a slender and fragile body. It snaps and breaks too readily. The yam on your plate is white and succulent? Be careful not to eat in public. Secure your door firm, conceal the dish with your hands, and ...

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Iyawo story by Orunmila -Orisa of Wisdom, Knowledge, Destiny and Divination

The Original Oodua (Yoruba) Word For Wife Is Aya Not Iyawo.

Did you know that the original word for wife in the Oodua (Yoruba) language is AYA and not IYAWO? The latter is quite commonly used nowadays than the former. I would take you through how Iyawo came about; Wura who ...

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ifafunke nameslook

Why Change precious names to imaginary names? e.g Ifakemi – Oluwakemi, Opeifa – Ọpẹjesu…

This could be hilarious but it’s a serious matter.I was educating some youngsters on the need to embrace our cherished heritage and always give respect to our Ancestors.Why change the precious names given to them by their parents to imaginary ...

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gregorian calendar

Happy Gregorian new year: It’s the 2023rd year of the Gregorian calendar.

Happy gregorian new year. It’s 2023. I am using this moment to remind you of “Kojodá” – {‘Ki ṓjṓ dá: may the day be clear(ly foreseen)} which is only half of the calendar year today. By June 3, 2023(GC) it ...

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#EsuIsnotsatan

#EsuIsNotSatan: The significance and Misconception of Esu, Walk every 24th of December.

It is the 24th day of December 2022 Gregorian year, (Kojoda calendar, it’s 10,064th year) a day Ifa Practitioners, traditionalists, and all respectful Omoluabi, Omo Karo O’jire remind the entire universe of the personality that surrounds Esu. In a message ...

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Mallam Adamu Adamu

Over 2-century cancel culture fails as FG Approves Mother Tongue as Compulsory Language of Instruction in Primary Schools

Deji Elumoye in Abuja The federal government has approved a new National Language Policy which makes the mother tongue a compulsory medium of instruction for public primary school pupils. Making this disclosure Wednesday was the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, ...

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Ajé

Facts About Orisa Aje:

Aje is an Orisa of wealth and economic prosperity, this orisha aid the accumulation of wealth and prevents the dwindling of one’s economic growth, aje olokun seni ade, omon bibi inu olokun ni (Aje is the daughter of olokun) aje ...

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William Shakespeare, KING CHARLES III, Act 1, Scene 1, #3

William Shakespeare, KING CHARLES III, Act 1, Scene 1, #3

Home / Search Results for: William Shakespeare Williams Shakespeare, “King Charles III,” Act 1 Scene 1, (#2). EGUNGUN:With what magic do you summon sleep to thine eyes, monarch? Your head is heavy with looted goods from all the corners of ...

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ade sese

Ade Sese Efun Is Now Free: The Highly Rated Spiritual Ancestry Sacred Crown Of Olufe-aladikun!

Do you know that Olufe-Aladikun was one of the direct Progeny of OLUFE-OBATALA that moved all the Sacred Oodua Deities from Ufe Oodaye to Ufe Ooyelagbo / Ufe Afepameh (known as Popo… extended to Igbale Aye area today)???Olufe-Aladikun inherited a ...

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