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Nigeria: How cattle breeders come by AK 47 is a question for Nigeria’s security agencies – Aláàfin of Ọ̀yọ́

January 23, 2018


“… Today with the arms [AK 47] at their disposal, some Fulani breeders choose to target green leaves of farmers’ crops for their cattle. The big question, therefore, is how do those cattle breeders come across the sophisticated weapons with which they arm themselves as if they are going to war?” Ọba Lamidi Adeyẹmi III, […]

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Yorubaland: These [Nigerian] times call for an Ààrẹ Ọ̀nàkakanfò; Aláàfin found a worthy Yoruba son in OPC’s Gani Adams – Tola Adenle

October 17, 2017


The Alaafin of Ọyọ, Ikú Baba Yèyé Ọba Lamidi Adeyemi III has announced Ọ̀tunba Gani Adams as the new Aarẹ Ọ̀nàkakanfò of Yorubaland. Ikú Baba Yèyé Ọba Lamidi Adeyemi III [Google Images] The Aarẹ is Yoruba’s Generalissimo which dates back centuries to the ethnic group’s period of internecine warfare, and has always been conferred on courageous, patriotic and courageous Yoruba […]

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Yoruba Aṣọ Òkè: 2017 Òjé- Ibadan & Òjé-Ẹdẹ Market Days – Tola Adenle

February 6, 2017


Hi, Friends, Here are the schedules for the two main Yoruba  Aṣọ Òkè markets for this New Year. The first of two market days for February at the Ibadan market took place today, and with my return to Ibadan recently, I’m able to finally present the annual list which is a very popular feature on this […]

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