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HRH Oba Arilekolasi The Wealthiest Ondo Monarch Of The Nineteenth Century

Eastward Spread of the Yoruba Crisis and the Transformation of Ondo, 1830-1870 (Oba Arilekolasi, renowned as the wealthiest of the nineteenth century Ondo monarchs) Political and economic changes in northern Yorubaland, and along the Ife corridor gradually drew Ondo into the center of these developments. Thus events in Ondo and …

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Contribution Of Bishop Phillips To The Church And Economic Development In Ondo Community

The period 1873 – 1900, was the period in Ondo history when the Anglican Church Missionaries Introduced Christianity to the traditional community. The missionary enterprise was under the leadership of Bishop Charles Phillips. It was that period that, he and early Christian introduced Cocoa seedling to the Ondo people. It …

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Synopsis of Late High Chief Lisa Bayo Akinnola NPMA, MFR

Born in Ondo Town on August 1st, 1934 by Late Princess Alice Morinola Akinnola (Leyo Royal Ruling House) to the Late Chief Danial Ladapo Akinnola (Baba Ijo All Saints Church, Ogbonkowo, Ondo). High Chief Bayo Akinnola attended Ibadan Grammar School where he later became the Vice-Principal. He was at Nigeria …

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Role of Women In Socio-Economic Development of Ondo Kingdom

Women generally have peculiar instincts, especially when examining issues relating to social and economics matters. Such instincts could be seen in their attitudinal behaviours exhibited in trading and cultural practices. The Ondo women, like others across the World also possess social and economic instincts which are put into play to promote …

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Our People Should Re-think About The Neglect of Our Culture

It  is time for our people to have re-think about the neglect of our culture. It is obvious that civilization to some extent has tremendously transformed the world from the primitive period to the present level where technology has made the world to be a global village which has further brought …

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Profile of Ode Ondo (Ondo Town)

Introduction Situated in the Southwestern belt of the Nigerian rainforest, Ode Ondo or Ondo City has a population of half a million people, making it one of the largest cities in the state named after it. Its traditional ruler, the Osemawe is a descendant of Oodua, the founding King of …

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Traditional Games In Ondo Ekimogun Kingdom

There are many ways of passing time in Ondo Ekimogun Kingdom. Males, Females, Adults, Children and the Aged have their different pastimes. The games adults play are different from those children. While adults usually play Ayo-Lopon game, the children have as one of their favorites, the game Lako. LAKO: Generally, …

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Synopsis of Late Chief Gani Fawehinmi

Late Chief Abdul-Ganiyu Oyesola Fawehinmi was an Author, Publisher, Legal Icon, Human Right & Social Critics, Politician and Philanthropist. Birth: Chief Gani Fawehinmi was born on Friday 22nd day of April 1938 at his family home in Okedasa Street, Ondo Town. His father, late Chief Saheed Tugbobo Fawehinmi, a successful …

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