GLAMOUR, GLITZ AS OBA KAYODÈ AFOLABI INSTALLED AS ALAPOMU OF APOMU

Prince Kayode Afolabi from the Atoyebi Ruling House was on Tuesday installed as the Alapomu of Apomu in Isokan Local Government Area of Osun State. It came a day after Governor Gboyega Oyetola approved the appointment of the monarch at the state’s executive council meeting. The stool of Alapomu had been vacant since the death of Oba Lasisi Afolabi of Ayeye Ruling House in 2015. Oba Afolabi joins the likes of the Apetumodu of Ipetumodu and the Alara of Ara whose appointments were recently ratified by the Oyetola administration. A…

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Complete Story: “Afonja” The Coup d’ etat That Shook The Entire Yoruba Race

The complete forfeiture of the Ilorin throne by the Yorubas to the Fulani people can be traced to the singular act of mutiny, disobedience, envious and stubborn nature of a Man named Afonja. Afonja was the Great grandson of Laderin, founder of Ilorin town the most influential person in the history of Old Ilorin. His father was one of the men who swelled the army that stood against Basorun Gaa, the tyrant warlord who dealt horror to kings and commons alike.

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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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