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Ikú (Death)

Ikú solves the mystery of Death. Ikú is death in the sense of loss of emí or life sustaining breath, the end of terrestrial life but unlike Egúngún, it was one of the beings in Òrun that came to Aiyé. Ikú was assigned the task of ending peoples life. The …

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31st Edition Of Annual Ekimogun Day Festival In Ondo Kingdom

EKIMOGUN DAY FESTIVAL 2018 !!! The 31st Edition of Annual Ekimogun Day Festival will take place as follows; Day & Date: Saturday, 1st December 2018 Venue: Oba Adesanoye Civic Center Time: 10.00 hours prompt. Si dede wa a jo se modun o … Ase.   ONDO ORIGIN ANTHEM: D’Airo kaaa …

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The Three Visitors That Came To Ondo Town

Three awos (occult members) made divination for the Òsemàwé of Ondo when he was going to receive three visitors. He was told to make sacrifice and he did. Ògún, Ùjà and Olókun were coming to visit him. They vowed to stay with any Oba who·would know and pronounce their names. …

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The Story Of Eyele And Adaba

While in heaven, the Dove (Adaba Lukori) and the Pigeon (Eyele) were sisters born of the same parents. They had grown to become very pretty but had no children. One day, Eyele who was the senior of the two, proposed that they should both go to Orummla for divination on …

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My Scholarships Award Scheme Are Perpetual – Ondo Philanthropist High Chief Sir Olabanji Akingbule ‘Odunwo Of Ondo Kingdom’

My Scholarships Award Scheme Are Perpetual – Ondo Philanthropist High Chief Sir Olabanji Akingbule ‘Odunwo Of Ondo Kingdom’ (Written By Femi Ibirogba) Femi Ibirogba report the activities of the Odunwo of Ondo kingdom, High Chief Olabanji Akingbule, who has committed millions of naira and returns on his 5 million Nigerian …

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Efunsetan Aniwura: Yoruba’s Most Powerful Woman That Ever Lived?

The story of Efunsetan Aniwura is perhaps one of the most motivating thrillers in Yoruba political history. It captivates, in the most astounding manner, the place of women in Yoruba political history. But all along, the story of Efunsetan had been written and foretold by her tormentors and painted grimly …

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What Is Ifa?

A lecture by Prof Idowu Odeyemi. With due respect to the practitioners of “African Religion”, I wish to state that, until now, writers and even thinkers have tended to overlook a fundamentally important aspect of the religion, that is, the existence of a strand which threads and knits together all …

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Yoruba Folktale – Mo…ni…ni

There lived a drummer whose name was Ayanda alias Minimini. He was called so as his drumming was nice to the ears. He was marvellous at drumming, he was good looking and was the choice of many ladies, he therefore, was a womanizer. He was prosperous and popular, all these …

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The Yoruba And Their Fungi

In some parts of the Yoruba lands the word for fungus or mushroom is Olu [anything that is more prominent or which rises higher than any other thing in its environment], because mushrooms are easily distinguished from the surrounding plants. In other regions the word osun is used. This is …

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