Yoruba, one of the three largest ethnic groups of Nigeria, concentrated in the southwestern part of that country. Much smaller, scattered groups live in Benin and northern Togo. The Yoruba numbered more than 20 million at the turn of the 21st century. They speak a language of the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo language family.
Name of Yoruba activist.
Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, also known as M. K. O. Abiola GCFR was a Nigerian businessman, publisher, and politician. He was the Aare Ona Kankafo XIV of Yorubaland and an aristocrat of the Egba clan.
Chief Ganiyu Adams, popularly known as Gani Adams (born April 30, 1970), is a Nigerian activist, politician and traditional aristocrat.
Nigerian Politician Chief Abraham Aderibigbe Adesanya was a Nigerian politician, lawyer, activist, welfarist, and liberal progressive. He was the son of a famous and powerful traditional healer, the late Oloye Ezekiel Adesanya, who lived between the 19th and 20th...
Toyin Agbetu, also known as Oluwatoyin Agbetu is a British Nigerian social rights activist, community educator and filmmaker, who founded in 2000 the Pan-African group Ligali.
Samuel Akisanya, (1 August 1898 – 1985) was a Nigerian trade unionist and nationalist based in Lagos, Nigeria during the colonial era, one of the founders of the Nigerian Youth Movement. He was also the Oba of Isara
Bisi Alimi is a Nigerian gay rights activist, public speaker, blog writer and HIV/LGBT advocate who gained international attention when he became the first Nigerian to come out on television.
José Antonio Aponte
José Antonio Aponte, often known as “Black” José Aponte, was a Cuban political activist and military officer of Yoruba origin who organized one of the most prominent slave rebellions in Cuba, the Aponte Conspiracy of 1812.
Ayodele Oluwatuminu Awojobi, also known by the nicknames "Dead Easy",
"The Akoka Giant", and "Macbeth", was a Nigerian academic, author, inventor, social crusader and activist.
He was considered a scholarly genius by his teachers and peers alike.
Muiz Adeyemi Banire SAN ph. D is a lawyer and activist who served as three-term commissioner of Lagos State, former National Legal Adviser of the All Progressive Congress. and former Chairman of the Asset Management Corporation ...
Ganiyu Akanbi Bello
Herzekiah Andrew Shanu
James Churchill Vaughan
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