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Ọlọwọ of Ọwọ, Sir Ọlatẹru-Ọlagbegi at Igogo Festival (1960s), Revisited by Tokunbọ Ajaṣin

October 20, 2014

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Late Sir Olateru-Olagbegi, Olowo of Owo at a 1960s Igogo Festival dressed in the traditional effeminate dressing for the festival: pleated hair, a beaded top and a big skirt! Photo Credit: Blogger’s archive, Photographer unknown. This picture you displayed is vintage Olowo, I recognize about three of the people around the Olowo. I am reminded […]

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Comments on “OLOWO of Owo Sir Olateru-Olagbegi at Igogo Festival (1960s)

April 13, 2013

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The story on IGOGO was posted in the very early hours of yesterday and has actually already attracted readers, although those on the e-list are just being notified.  I’m posting Fatai Bakare’s comments which I believe touch some very important points; my response is also below.  TOLA, Saturday, April 13, 2013.   Fatai Bakare Says: […]

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Ulli Beier: The man who “needed no introduction” continues to speak to many from the grave – Tola Adenle

September 28, 2012

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A Book Review Title:                Book Review Title:                Weighing the cost of pin-making:  Ulli Beier in Conversations Edited:            Remi Omodele Publishers:      Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey I had barely gone half the length of the essay by Ms. Omodele when I came to a conclusion that her contribution, a “mere” intro […]

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