Day: February 6, 2020

Aare kurunmi of Ijaiye, The Yoruba Warrior That lost His Five Son’s in One Day

February 6, 2020

The story of Kurunmi is one that draws tears from the eyes of people who feel pity for a man who stood firm for tradition. There was a time in the history of Yoruba where the heir to the throne is killed whenever the king dies. This tradition came about because it was discovered that […]

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Is Oduduwa From Mecca or An Angel who Came from heaven with Chains? Read to know more

February 6, 2020

For a long time as propagated by early writers of Yoruba history, like the Bayajidda legend of the Hausa people , he was said to be an Eastern prince whose people were driven out of their kingdom in Mecca in Arabia and were forced to migrate in a long march to present day south western […]

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The story of Moremi; How She Helped The Yoruba People To Defeat The Igbo Raiders in Ile-ife

February 6, 2020

Queen Moremi Ajasoro was the wife the king of Ile-Ife, Oranmiyan, who was the son of Oduduwa. Ile-Ife was a prosperous town then, and the people lived in peace and harmony until the Igbo raiders came. The Igbo raiders (who are not in any way connected to the Eastern Igbo people of the current day […]

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Afonja, The Coup d’état That shook The Entire Yoruba Race

February 6, 2020

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 […]

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