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ENVIRONMENT

Meet Iya Orisha she was born in 1885 and she lives under Olumo Rock.

The first time I heard about Olumo rock was when I was in primary 3. I knew it was a tourist site for visitors but I didn't know it's significance to the owners of the land it was situated in and how it impacted them. The great Olumo rock is situated in Abeokuta Ogun State.

  10 months ago ago
Meet Iya Orisha she was born in 1885 and she lives under Olumo Rock.

RELIGION

Okija Shrine And 5 Other Places Where People Went To Seek For Solutions To Their Problems(PHOTOS)

They say God is everywhere, but not everyone has a strong enough connection to reach out to him. We live in a world full of worries, and many people are burdened and frustrated, so they must find a solution at any cost. From bareness to poverty and down to spiritual maladies, here are 5 sacred places where people go for help with their problems.

  8 months ago ago
Okija Shrine And 5 Other Places Where People Went To Seek For Solutions To Their Problems(PHOTOS)

LIFESTYLE

Meet Iya Orisa, The 136 Years Old Priestess Who Lives Under Olumo Rock (Pictures)

Most people might have heard of the great Olumo Rock which is located in Abeokuta, Ogun State. According to reports, this Rock is very important to the Egba people in Ogun State because it served as a hideout for them during the Inter-tribal war that took place in the 19th Century.

  10 months ago ago
Meet Iya Orisa, The 136 Years Old Priestess Who Lives Under Olumo Rock (Pictures)

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Meet The Wife And Children Of Ebenezer Obey (PHOTOS)

Ebenezer Remilekun Obey-Fabiyi is famously known as Ebenezer Obey. He is a Nigerian jùjú artist who was brought into the world on April 3, 1942. He is of the Owu subgroup of the Egba. Ebenezer Obey started his expert career during the 1950s after he moved to Lagos.

  1 year ago ago
Meet The Wife And Children Of Ebenezer Obey (PHOTOS)

POLITICS

Meet Ex Ogun State Governor Olusegun Osoba Son, Who Is A Serving House Of Representatives Member

Olumide Babatunde Osoba is a politician, educator and entrepreneur who currently serves as member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Abeokuta North/Obafemi-Owode/ Odeda constituency of Ogun State. The Egba born politician is one of the son's of former Governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba. Olumide who graduated from the University of Lagos in 1999 with a degree in Accounting and Finance.

  11 months ago ago
Meet Ex Ogun State Governor Olusegun Osoba Son, Who Is A Serving House Of Representatives Member

CULTURE

The Owiwi war(1832-1834)

The Owiwi war took place in 1832between the ijebu, ibadan, Ota and egbado The egba people rise in abeokuta into a powerful force did not go unchallenged from other Yoruba groups as they became rivals in all commercial activities It reignited the feud between the newly settled Egba people and the ijebu as the Egba traders are now seen as a significant rival to the ijebu and the ibadan trade

  10 months ago ago
The Owiwi war(1832-1834)

RELIGION

How Bishop Ajayi Crowther was kidnapped in Osogun and rescued by British abolitionists

Photo Credit: Oxford Research Encyclopedia In the 1800s, slave trade between African countries and white slave traders was still prevalent, even though it was abolished in the year 1807.. Bishop Ajayi Crowther was born with the name 'Ajayi' in Osogun, in the Egba area of Yoruba Land in the year 1807, when slave trade was officially abolished.

  11 months ago ago
How Bishop Ajayi Crowther was kidnapped in Osogun and rescued by British abolitionists

RELIGION

Another Bishop Tackles Buhari's Administration

Another Bishop, the Bishop of Egba Diocese, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Rt.Revd.Emmanuel Oludaisi Adekunle has taken shots at the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.Speaking during the 15th Synod of the Diocese, the Bishop called on the President to rise to the occasion and find lasting solutions to rising insecurity across the country.

  1 year ago ago
Another Bishop Tackles Buhari's Administration

POLITICS

Check Out 2 Other Popular Monarchs Obasanjo Has Prostrated For Before Now

The social media got agog on Sunday after photos of former President Olusegun Obasanjo's visit to the newly crowned Olu of Warri, HRM Ogiame Atuwatse III, emerged. On Sunday morning, the 84-year-old ex-President visited the monarch shortly after his well-attended coronation which took place on Saturday.

  10 months ago ago
Check Out 2 Other Popular Monarchs Obasanjo Has Prostrated For Before Now

CULTURE

Ancient Places In Abeokuta

Olumo Rock According to History, Olumo Rock was discovered by a hunter by the name Adagba, who used the rock as means of fortress during the intertribal war in the 19th Century.The Egbas were part of the Oyo Empire before the empire collapsed.The rock is an historical monument which served as shelter and fortress for the Egba people who at 1830 had settled under the rock during the intercity wars.

  1 year ago ago
Ancient Places In Abeokuta

CULTURE

The Rock In Abeokuta That Hid The People Of Egba From Their Enemies

The Olumo Rock is located in the heart of Abeokuta in Ogun State, South-West Nigeria. It stands at 137 metres above sea level. Abeokuta was originally inhabited by the Egbas. The Olumo Rock provided protection to the Egba people when they needed it, and it's now held in high esteem by the members of the clan.

  9 months ago ago
The Rock In Abeokuta That Hid The People Of Egba From Their Enemies

POLITICS

Benue Deputy Governor Sues For Peace in Agatu

Benue State Deputy Governor, Engr Benson, has called on the people of Agatu local government area to come together and embrace peace in the interest of the development of the area. He made the Call today in Makurdi at a Capacity Peace Building Initiative organized by the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) involved in conflict resolution and peace building.

  9 months ago ago
Benue Deputy Governor Sues For Peace in Agatu

POLITICS

Ex-President Obasanjo Bows In Homage To Olu Of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse lll

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has paid a visit to the newly crowned Olu of Warri, HRM Ogiame Atuwatse III. During the visit, the expresident bowed in homage to the newlycrowned monarch. ExPresident Obasanjo had visited the monarch shortly after his wellattended coronation, despite the fact that the occasion clashed with the presentation of staff of office to the Emir of Bichi, who is an inlaw to the President, MajorGeneral Muhammadu Buhari (retd.

  10 months ago ago
Ex-President Obasanjo Bows In Homage To Olu Of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse lll

POLITICS

Why IBB Annulled MKO Abiola's Victory In 1993 Election - Obasanjo Reveals

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed why General Ibrahim Gbadamosi Babangida annulled June 12, 1993, general election allegedly won by Late Chief Moshood Abiola.According to the Nation Newspaper.The former president said the election was annulled by Babangida because of "Bad Belle".He said IBB purposely denied Abiola the opportunity to become the president because he doesn't want other Ogun State indigenes to become president at that time.

  1 year ago ago
Why IBB Annulled MKO Abiola's Victory In 1993 Election - Obasanjo Reveals

POLITICS

Bad Belle Stopped Abiola From Becoming President - Obasanjo Breaks Silence.

Previous President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday ended his quietness over the invalidation of June 12, 1993, an official political race won by a late business big shot, Moshood Kashimawo Abiola.Obasanjo, who depicted Abiola as his classmate at the Baptist Boys High School, Abeokuta, mourned that the abrogation of the June 12 political decision had burglarized of Egbaland the uncommon chance to have three of its conspicuous children possess the seat of the president at various occasions.

  1 year ago ago
Bad Belle Stopped Abiola From Becoming President - Obasanjo Breaks Silence.

POLITICS

" If Not For Bad Belle, Abeokuta Would Have Produced President of Nigeria Three Times " - Obasanjo

Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has said that Abeokuta would have produced the president of Nigeria if not bad belle against the acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, Late Chief M.K.O Abiola.He made this comment at Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital during his investiture as a Trustee of the Abeokuta Club, a sociocultural organization of Egba indigenes in Ogun State. "

  1 year ago ago

JUSTICE

The Impact of Anti-colonial protest on Nigerian Society

History has it that, some communities in Nigeria fought against the introduction of certain colonial administrative policies, that seems repugnant to the common interest of the people. This article is looking at such conflicts, in order to appreciate the effort of our Heroes and lean the lesson thereof.

  11 months ago ago
The Impact of Anti-colonial protest on Nigerian Society

POLITICS

Why IBB Annulled Abiola's June 12, 1993 Victory--Obasanjo

Indeed, it has been 28 years after the cancellation of the June 12 Presidential Election believed to be the most Free and Fair Election conducted in Nigeria, which was won by the late philanthropist and business Mogul, Chief Moshood kashimawo Abiola.Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo recently lamented the anullment of the 1993 Presidential Election won by his classmate .

  1 year ago ago
Why IBB Annulled Abiola's June 12, 1993 Victory--Obasanjo

SPORTS

At Abeokuta Golf Club, Egba kingdoms are preparing for a Kings Cup real battle

The Abeokuta Golf Club is gearing up for one of the most important tournaments in the Southwest in recent years. The King's Cup is back for its second year, pitting the four kingdoms of Egbaland in a battle that is more than just a golf tournament. The groups are slated to arrive in Abeokuta on October 8, 2021, and the competition will take place on October 10, 2021, according to the officials.

  10 months ago ago
At Abeokuta Golf Club, Egba kingdoms are preparing for a Kings Cup real battle

POLITICS

Give Us A Chance We Have Solutions To Nigeria's Problem, Traditionalists Beg President Buhari

Traditionalist in ogun state have begged president Muhammadu Buhari to give them authority to tackle Poverty and insecurities in the country through the use of traditional means. According to reports the Oluwo Ifa of Egba land, Chief Ifagbeminiyi Baoku stated that the crisis in which Nigeria is facing is due to the negligence of the guidelines given by the oracle, he said what Nigeria needs to do is to consult the oracle and make sacrifices.

  10 months ago ago
Give Us A Chance We Have Solutions To Nigeria's Problem, Traditionalists Beg President Buhari