Ooni Calls Jimoh Aliu Hero Of Yoruba Culture, Says His Death Is A Blow To Nigerian Theatre Industry

-Olafare Moses ‘Yera The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has described the death of the veteran nollywood giant, Pa Jimoh Aliu as a passage of one of Yoruba’s greatest heroes of culture and traditions, saying his death has dealt a blow to the theatre and film industry in Nigeria. Ooni Ogunwusi, the Spiritual leader of the Oodua race worldwide in a statement by his Director of Media and Public Affairs, Comrade Moses Olafare, described the late actor, producer and entertainer as a unique…

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Ekiti State Government Pronounced Adeagbo As New Oore Of Mobaland

-OLAFARE ‘YERA MOSES   EKITI STATE GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES ADEAGBO AS THE NEW OORE OF MOBALAND.   The Governor Fayemi led government of Ekiti state, Nigeria has approved the appointment of Prince Adekunle Adeagbo from Ile-Iyaba Ruling House of Otun-Ekiti as the new Oore of Mobaland, succeeding HRM Oba James Adeyemi Popoola who joined his ancestors on the 21st of October, 2019.   This announcement was contained in a press statement released in Ado-Ekiti on Friday by the state commissioner of Information and Values Orientation, Hon. Muyiwa Olumilua at the end…

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OLUKUMI: The Delta People Of Yoruba Extraction

-Oduduwa Race And Family. The Olukumi Clan of Yoruba in Delta State.   The Olukumis are a branch of the Anioma ethnic group. Anioma people exists as part of Edo and Delta state.   The Anioma people are a unique group of people with 12 different languages which can be traced to: Igbo, Edo and Yoruba.   The Olukumis are an ancient fragment of the Yoruba people, located in Aniocha North local government of Delta in Nigeria who migrated from Owo/Akure in the current day Ondo State of Nigeria.   They occupy eight communities…

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SANUSI LAMIDO: Apapo Oodua Koya Threatens Deposed Emir

  The deposed Emir of Kano, Mohammed Sanusi II had been threathened not to be habitually resident in Lagos. In a statement released by the Apapo Oodua Koya (AOKOYA) the Pan Yoruba group on Saturday 14th of March 2020 where it stated that; Sanusi’s plan of relocating to Lagos, one of Yoruba’s city is unhealthy for the culture and heritage of the Yoruba people. “We caution you not to relocate and live permanently Lagos. As a former Emir of Kano, you have over 50 cities and villages you can live…

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THE STORY OF ONIKOYI part 2 – Aishat Omotola

ì ÀRỌ̀NÌ Ò WÁLÉ, ONIKÒYÍ Ò SIMI OGUN – Aishat Omotola. When Oníkòyí saw that the defense of the savages was impenetrable, he looked at the sky. Cumulonimbus clouds could be seen from the north. With a grin on his face, he beacon to his assistant and pointed to the sky. The assistant got the message immediately and called to halt the ongoing battle. Although they all understood the principle of retreat as “mọ̀’jà mọ̀’ sá làá mọ akínkanjú lógun,” they withdrew facing the battlefield as it is in their…

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Amotekun: We Are Fully In Support of South-West Security Outfit – Council Of Yoruba Leaders Worldwide

The Council of Yoruba Leaders Worldwide has declared its support for the Western Nigerian Security Network popularly known as “Amotekun” .The organization described the initiative as the way forward and the main panacea for the security challenges being faced by the six South/Western States in Nigeria.

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WE ARE CHILDREN OF ODUDUWA, OMO KAARO JIRE NOT YORUBAS – FEMI FANI-KAYODE

WE ARE THE SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF ODUDUWA AND NOT YORUBAS There are two demeaning and insulting names that the Fulani gave to southerners: “Nyamiri” (meaning ‘fetcher of water’) in reference to the people of the South-East and “Yariba” in reference to the people of the South West. The South East rejected that name but the South West accepted it. The name “Yoruba” derives from “Yariba” and it means “shady and unreliable”. I reject that strange name and label and I hope and pray that the good people of South…

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