Yoruba Affairs

An Insight into the Cultural Meaning of the name “Aluko” (The Purple Woodcock)

Written on August 17th, 2016 by
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  Aluko - Purple Woodcock   Agbe - Blue Turaco Lekeleke - Cattle Egret   http://www.theyorubablog.com/bi-oju-ba-mo-agbe-a-yale-alaro-aluko-a-yale-olosun-lekeleke-a-yale-elefun/ The Yoruba Blog Ẹ jẹ ki a gbé èdè àti àṣà Yorùbá Lár...
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Egbe Omo Oduduwa Press Statement: Jonathan’s Conference and Federalism – The True Position

Written on June 26th, 2016 by
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  Egbe Omo Oduduwa Press Statement: Jonathan’s Conference and Federalism: The True Position A recent statement of Dr. Femi Okunrounmu (a leading member of Afenifere) to the effect that “If Buhari had embarked on the process of implementing the report of the 2014 National Conference, a ...
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The Yoruba Welfare Ideology and the Future of the Yoruba Nation – by Prof. Banji Akintoye

Written on May 31st, 2016 by
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  THE YORUBA WELFARE IDEOLOGY AND THE FUTURE OF THE YORUBA NATION SPEECH IN HONOUR OF CHIEF REUBEN FASORANTI IN CELEBRATION OF HIS 90TH BIRTHDAY AKURE, MAY 28, 2016 By Prof. (Senator) Banji Akintoye His Excellency the Governor of Ondo State, our chief host on this august ...
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Governor Ambode welcomes Lagos’ admission into Odu’a group

Written on January 20th, 2016 by
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  PREMIUM TIMES Governor Ambode welcomes Lagos’ admission into Odu’a group January 20, 2016Press Release The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has welcomed with joy and enthusiasm the admission of Lagos State as the sixth member of the Odu’a Group, describing it as a major lan...
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Breaking: Ogunwusi emerges 51st Ooni of Ife

Written on October 25th, 2015 by
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VANGUARD Breaking: Ogunwusi emerges 51st Ooni of Ife on October 26, 2015   /   in News 4:02 am Barely three months after the death of  Oba Okunade Sijuwade, Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi of the Giesi ruling house has emerged the 51st Ooni of Ile-Ife, Osun State governor Rauf Aregbes...
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Who succeeds Oba Sijuwade at Ile-Ife?

Written on September 8th, 2015 by
Categories: Yoruba Affairs

  SUMMARY There are four ruling houses in Ile-Ife. They are 1.  Lafogido, (eg the Ademiluyis; Adagba Compound , Olumobi Family) 2.  Osinkola (eg Oba Adesoji Aderemi), 3.  Giesi and 4.  Ogboru (eg Oba Okunade Sijuwade). UNQUOTE QUOTE Although, it was learnt tha...
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Yoruba leaders insist on implementation of confab report

Written on February 19th, 2015 by
Categories: Yoruba Affairs

  GUARDIAN Yoruba leaders insist on implementation of confab report Thursday, 19 February 2015 21:40 Written by EDITOR   THE only genuine change the nation earnestly seeks now is that of the constitution and not at the Presidency, eminent Yoruba leaders said ...
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Map of Africa discovered at Oduduwa World Temple, Ile Ife

Written on October 21st, 2013 by
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    TRIBUNE I-n-c-r-e-d-i-b-l-e •Map of Africa discovered at Oduduwa World Temple, Ile Ife Written by  Wale Ojo-Lanre Wednesday, 16 October 2013 00:00   THE renowned Oduduwa World Temple and Groove located at Igbo-Igio in the ancient Ile-Ife community, in Osu...
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Oodua – Rise and Shine! – Speech to the Conference of Leaders of the Yoruba Nation – by Prof. Banji Akintoye

Written on May 3rd, 2013 by
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    Prophet Awo, The Architect of Modern Yorubaland. SPEECH TO THE CONFERENCE OF LEADERS OF THE YORUBA NATION....... APRIL 26, 2013 By Prof. Banji Akintoye Distinguished Leaders of the Yoruba Nation, Elected Governors of the Yoruba People,Traditional Rulers a...
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ARG 2012 End-of-Year State of the Nation Press Conference: “A Cry from the Wilderness – The Nation has to Listen”

Written on January 2nd, 2013 by
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  AFENIFERE RENEWAL GROUP (ARG) 2012 END-OF-THE-YEAR STATE OF THE NATION PRESS CONFERENCE   Delivered by Honourable Olawale Oshun, National Chairman, Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) at the ARG Secretariat, 23, Fola Jinadu Crescent, Gbagada, Lagos, on Monday, 31 December, 2012   A CRY FROM ...
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