CONGRATULATIONS TO ANTHONY JOSHUA AND HIS UNRELENTING SUPPORTERS AS HE BEATS RUIZ TO EARN HIS RESPECT OVERA-GAIN

As exclaimed shortly before tonight’s win, the Briton of Nigeria descent, AJ as fondly called by supporters didn’t only get his champs belt back, he also earned his demanded respect. Congratulations to the AJ team and the man of the moment, Anthony Joshua.

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PHOTORAMA: OONIRISA IS 4 ON THE THRONE!!!

The versatile and agile Monarch in the course of four years has made enviable steps to promote the African Brand and inherently promoting the Yoruba race in his endeavours. He has shown himself to be Royalty at best as he projects himself as the Progenitor of the human race in full blown charismatic splendor. His Imperial Majesty has embrased series of activities and roles in the course of 4years; part of which is being the Chairman of TellAfrica Heritage and Sociocultural Initiative amongst others. Below are pictures of some of…

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WHY OSUN LEFT IGEDE EKITI TO BECOME A REVERED DEITY/ GODDESS IN OSOGBO

A short History of Osun WHY OSUN LEFT IGEDE- EKITI & SETTLED IN OSOGBO Osun grove, in Osogbo, Osun State, is rich in history but little is known of its links with Igede- Ekiti, Ekiti State. In this interview by AKIN ADEWAKUN, commemorating the 60th coronation anniversary ceremony of the Onigede of Igede-Ekiti, Oba James Aladesuru, the traditional ruler speaks on the history of the grove and the relevance of the ancient town to Yoruba culture and religion. There are three ruling houses – Onaowuro, Oborolada and Okiribiti and all…

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Taste of African’s Delicacy: MÁRÚGBÓ and its medicinal values.

  By Akinwolemiwa Anikeade Gold ONDO BLACK SOUP Popularly called Marugbo Soup by the Ikales and Ilajes of Ondo State; Called Gbanonnon by Ondos (the Ekimoguns) of Ondo State; Also known as Obeta Dudu by the Idanres (the Makanres) of Ondo State. This soup is very well loved for its therapeutic and cleansing effect on the digestive system. The name “Gbanonnon” means “the stew that clears the bowels” so it also has a laxative effect. Certain herbs are added to Marugbo leaves to give Gbanonnon Soup its special flavour as…

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EKITI STATE FESTIVAL OF ARTS AND CULTURE IS A GOAL… Amb. Wale Ojo Lanre

  The Ekiti-State Cultural troupe who recently topped the league of all Cultural troupes in Nigeria at National Festival of Arts and Culture (NIFEST) held in Edo State earlier this year shall be hosting a grand presentation at the EKIFEST where the beautiful culture of the fountain of wisdom shall be on display. TellAfrica is looking forward to be a part of this memorable event. Here’s a tip of the iceberg from the troupe below so you can have a feel of what is expected:       For more…

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Okeigbo Stands Still As Prominent Sons, Daughters, Well wishers Celebrates Her Rich Cultural Heritage

  By Shaba Gbenga In an unforgettable royal splendour and cultural affinity mixed with cultural investment showcasing, His Royal Majesty Oba Lawreence Oluwole Babajide, led other prominent Nigerians and foreigners to the 27th Okeigbo Day celebration and the 100 million naira development fund of Okeigbo over the weekend. “The soiree themed ‘Rebuild New Okeigbo’ witnessed a massive influx of people from different places both in and outside Nigeria. Sons and daughters of Okeigbo were hosted by the organizers of the event at Civic Centre, Surulere, Okeigbo venue of the event…

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OBA OF BENIN CELEBRATES 3RD YEAR CORONATION ANNIVERSARY

  The Oba of Benin is the traditional ruler and the custodian of the culture of the Edo people and head of the historic Eweka dynasty of the Benin Empire. The reigning Oba of Benin,  Ewuare II was born October 20, 1953) while he was also crowned as the Oba of Benin on same day, 20 October  in 2016. Today, in his ancient palace in the Benin city, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba Edo Uku Akpolokpolo celebrates 3rd year on the throne of his forefathers. See the event in pictures……  

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OONI FELICITATES WITH ODOLE OODUA @ 84

OONI FELICITATES WITH ADEBUTU THE ODOLE OODUA AT 84, CHARGES HIM TO UNITE KINSMEN The Arole Oodua & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II has charged the new Odole Oodua, Chief Kensington Adebutu to use his new age and the rest of his life for the peace, unity and cultural advancement of Yoruba land and the entire Oduduwa race worldwide by virtue of his new position as the Odole Oodua.   The Arole Oodua expressed this on Thursday in a statement by Director of Media & Public…

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WHY GOWON SHOULD NOT BE CELEBRATED – Femi Fan-Kayode

WHY I CANNOT CELEBRATE GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON OR DESCRIBE HIM AS A HERO FFK narrates why drums should not be rolled out to celebrate General Yakubu Gowon in a statement released on his social media handle this morning……   When the real history of the country is written the role of General Yakubu Gowon and the other Nigerian commanders during the civil war will be put in proper perspective. The slaughter of 3 million Biafran civilians in that war is the greatest act of black on black genocide in human…

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