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The Unforgotten Yoruba Author

Late Daniel Olorunfemi Fagunwa (D. O Fagunwa) was born in 1903 at Oke-Igbo, Ondo state, Yorubaland. He attended St. Luke’s School, Oke-Igbo and proceeded to St. Andrew’s College, Oyo, where he later became a teacher. He was the pioneering author of Yoruba own novels. In the year 1938, he entered …

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Untold Story Of The Legendary Alabukun Powder And Its Maker

Jacob Sogboyega Odulate, the Blessed Jacob, sat at the work table in his laboratory, writing the notes which contained the formula for what would ultimately be known as his famous patented medicine, Alabukun Powder. This was in the year 1918. It was early in the evening of another hectic day …

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The Oluronbi Folklore

Onikaluku jeje ewure (everyone promised to offer a goat) Ewure, ewure (goat, goat) Onikaluku jeje aguntan (everyone promised to offer a sheep) Aguntan bolojo (A fleshy sheep) Oluronbi jeje omo re (Oluronbi promised to offer her child) Omo re apon bi epo (Her child who is as light skinned as …

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Personal Mode Or Pattern Of Dressing Under The Law

As a British Citizen and Bonafide Yoruba race person. The Human Rights Act 1988 of the United Kingdom (as amended) allow their citizens to enjoy their individual rights and protections as enshrined under the laws of the United Kingdom. Then, the Fundamental Rights concessions given to the citizens under Chapter …

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Statement Of fact And Reality Of Life

 For the avoidance of doubt, I am well convinced about the fact that there is a wide difference between traditionalists and fashionistas which is not comparable in all ramifications. I inherited my pattern of dressing code from my late biological parent, we are a fashionistas family and is in our …

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Brief Summary Of The Supreme Court Of Nigeria Judgement That Validated The Appointment Of His Imperial Majesty, Late Oba (Dr.) Festus Ibidapo Adedinsewo Adesanoye, ‘CFR’, OSUNGBEDELOLA II, As 43rd Osemawe And Paramount Ruler Of Ondo Kingdom 1991 -2006

FAMILY GENEALOGY: He was born into the Royal Family of Luju. His father was Prince Joseph Adesanoye of Leyo Ruling House. Oba Leyo was the last born of Oba Luju. Oba Festus Adesanoye’s Grandfather was Prince Adedinsewo, younger brother of Oba Ademeso Aroworayi. They were both children of Oba Osungbedelola …

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The Inevitability Of Life’s Vicissitudes

When we talk about life’s vicissitudes we are referring to the various difficulties we all face at different stages of our lives from the crib to the casket. Vicissitudes are changes in the circumstances and fortunes of life typically such that are not welcome and we wish we could avoid. …

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