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The Ooni of Ife royal lecture at Chatham House

Chatham House, The Royal International Institute of Foreign Affairs in the United Kingdom which is acknowledged for its enviable scientific, political, economic and intellectual discourses played host to His Imperial Majesty (HIM) Ọba Adéyeyè...
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Yoruba kingdom rejoices as the Ooni of Ife celebrates another year!

Ki ade pe l'ori! Ki bata pe l'ese! Today, we join the Yoruba kingdom as one of their most chromatic kings to date celebrates another year. Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife celebrates...
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Itsekiri Kingdom loses an icon as Pa JOS Ayomike passes at 90

A dark cloud as passed over the Itsekiri Kingdom today as one of her leading figures and historians has passed. Pa JOS Ayomike finally rested in a Warri private hospital at about 9pm on Wednesday,...
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Dawn of Thunder Indiegogo now LIVE! Please give generously!

The story of Sango - THE BADDEST GUY EVER LIVETH! - now has the opportunity to get told told in properly! Crowdfunding - Dawn of Thunder Indiegogo has officially been launched! You can become...
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Access Bank Lagos City Marathon returns for a bigger and better THIRD YEAR!

It’s difficult to believe that the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon is a new development, so easily have the people of The Centre of Excellence taken the annual sporting event to their hearts. But...

Behind every true Nigerian (party) #Jollof, there’s an Ikoko-Irin from Sakí, Oyo state, Nigeria!

Today, when we devour the almighty Nigerian #Jollof, (or even Amala and fried meat) with ravishing delight during festive celebrations and many other celebrations across Nigerian homes, do you know we have a particular...
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Photos from SARO – The Musical opening night. What a triumph!

Check out photos from the London opening night of Bolanle Austen peters' SARO - The Musical. The acclaimed musical which opened last night at the Shaw Theatre is one of the major events holding...
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Bolanle Austen Peters’ SARO the Musical comes to the Shaw Theatre this summer!

After the success of Wakaa, I was happy to hear about anything with the name Bolanle Austen Peters attached to it. Plot, performance and polish, BAP Productions seems to have it down pat. So hearing...
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Do you know how these places got their names? Yoruba place names and their...

Yoruba cities have some of the most fascinating, intriguing names, but have you ever wondered where they came from? Beautiful Yorubaland gives us the history behind some of the names we say everyday. OSOGBO was...
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In Yoruba Names “Ọlá” Does Not Always Mean “Wealth” – Kola Tubosun

One common stereotype about Yorùbá names is that they, on the surface, always seem obsessed with wealth. It is incompatible with the truth, of course, but examples are usually provided easily to show how...

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