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CULTURE

"ÌLú Àjé" - A Small Town In Oyo State Known As The Town Of Witches And How The Name Was Derived

On your journey to Oyo, right below Fiditi, there is a little town named "Ilu Aje." Which basically translates to "Witch Town." Ilu Aje is a rather significant rural hamlet with huge fields located between the cities of Ilora and Jobele in Oyo State's Afijio Local Government Area.

  1 year ago ago

LIFESTYLE

The Festival In Ondo State, Where Girls Are Initiated In Womanhood

Obitun is a festival celebrated by the Ondo people of south-western Nigeria. It is a ceremony held to celebrate the transition of young girls into womanhood. It is believed that every maiden must undergo the Obitun rite before marriage. According to the Lobun of Ondo (female traditional ruler), the origin of the Obitun rites dates back to a time when there was an outbreak of sudden deaths in the town, the victims of which were girls and boys who had just approached puberty.

  11 months ago ago
The Festival In Ondo State, Where Girls Are Initiated In Womanhood

RELIGION

I Was A Member Of Deeper Life Church Before I Became An Ifa Worshipper- Oluwo Olawole Olakunle

Oluwo Olawole Olakunle has told BBC Yoruba that he was a member of Deeper Life Church before he became an Ifa worshipper. According to him, he was born into Christianity before he later converted to an Ifa worshipper. He disclosed that his parents are also members of Deeper Life Church.

  1 year ago ago
I Was A Member Of Deeper Life Church Before I Became An Ifa Worshipper- Oluwo Olawole Olakunle

RELIGION

Myself, My Parents Were Members Of Deeper Life Church Before I Became An Ifa Priest - Oluwo Olawole

Fast-rising Ifa Priest and Worshipper in Nigeria, Oluwo Olawole Olakunle has revealed how he was able to achieve his dream of becoming an Ifa Priest despite all the challenges he passed through in an interview that he had with BBC Yoruba. According to the Ifa Worshipper whose name was identified as OLAWOLE OLAKUNLE, he revealed that he was given birth to by a religious parent.

  1 year ago ago
Myself, My Parents Were Members Of Deeper Life Church Before I Became An Ifa Priest - Oluwo Olawole

EDUCATION

Meet The Nigerian Ifa Priest (Babalawo), Who Is Also A Famous Professor And PhD Holder (Photos)

Although the majority of people believe that Ifa Priests, also known as "Babalawos," are uneducated individuals who did not have the opportunity to attend school, this is not the case. In fact, there are several Ifa Priests in Nigeria who are also educated, one of whom is Chief Wande Abimbola.

  1 year ago ago
Meet The Nigerian Ifa Priest (Babalawo), Who Is Also A Famous Professor And PhD Holder (Photos)

RELIGION

Today's Headlines: "Yorubas Should Protect Themselves Traditionally" -Priest, Buhari Returns From UK

"Yorubas Should Protect Themselves Traditionally" -Priest Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria A renowned Ifa Priest and Araba of Osogbo, Chief Ifayemi Elebuibon, has called all Yorubas to be more alert and protect themselves in a traditional means. The popular Ifa priest said there is a need for Yorubas to be more alert and protect themselves traditionally not just only to go to church and mosque for prayer.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines:

CULTURE

OPINION: Why The Yorubas That Live In Edo Should Be Carried Along In The State.

There are Yoruba people who are also native to Edo state like the tribes Esan, Afamai, Igbanke etc but the question that borders one is; why are other tribes in Edo not giving the Edo state Yoruba their deserved recognition as a tribe in the state? I believe they are supposed to be recognized better than how they are presently.

  1 year ago ago
OPINION: Why The Yorubas That Live In Edo Should Be Carried Along In The State.

EDUCATION

Meet The Nigerian Ifa Priest (Babalawo), Who Is Also A Famous Professor And PhD Holder (Pictures).

Ifa Priests or 'Babalawos' are people that believe in the doctrines of Ifa. Most people see Ifa Priests as people who are not educated but the truth is that there are some Ifa Priests who are highly educated. In this article, we will be talking about an Ifa Priest who is also a PhD holder and Professor.

  11 months ago ago
Meet The Nigerian Ifa Priest (Babalawo), Who Is Also A Famous Professor And PhD Holder (Pictures).

ENTERTAINMENT

Meet The Popular American Rapper Who Worships "IFA" [Photos]

IFA is a Yoruba religion and divination whose grand priest is Orunmila. Orunmila is believed to be the one who reveals divinity and prophecy to the world. photo credit- ifa-nigeria.ng/ This religion is mostly practiced in the Yoruba tribe of West Africa but in this article, I'll be revealing to you the Grammy Award Winning American Rapper who also practises and also worships Ifa, I'm talking about no other person but Abraham Joseph popularly known as 21 SAVAGE.

  1 year ago ago
Meet The Popular American Rapper Who Worships

ENTERTAINMENT

Popular Actress, Oyin Elebuibon, Celebrates Her Father, Ifayemi Elebuibon, On His Birthday

Popular nollywood actress, Oyin Elebuibon, has taken to her Instagram page to celebrate the birthday of her father, Ifayemi Elebuibon, a renowned Ifa priest, who is also the Araba of Osogbo land. Oyin, who posted the picture of her father, eulogized him for taking good care of her.

  1 year ago ago
Popular Actress, Oyin Elebuibon, Celebrates Her Father, Ifayemi Elebuibon, On His Birthday

RELIGION

"Can I Be A Christian And Still Practice Ifa?”- Daddy Freeze Replies Fan's Question

Popular Nigerian radio broadcaster, businessman and entertainer Ifedayo Olarinde who is also known as Daddy Freeze has taken to his official Instagram handle to explain the answer he gave to a question sent to his mail. Probably, the question was asked by one of Daddy Freeze's fans because Daddy Freeze said that he saw in the question in his mail.

  10 months ago ago

ENTERTAINMENT

Meet 21 Savage, the American rapper that practices the Yoruba religion called Ifa

Many people could have simply guessed that American rapper 21 Savage might either be a Christian or a Muslim if any one actually cared about his religion. Born Sheyaa Bin Abraham Joseph on October 22, 1992 in London, the British American rapper, songwriter, and record producer moved to the United States with his mother when he was just seven.

  10 months ago ago
Meet 21 Savage, the American rapper that practices the Yoruba religion called Ifa

RELIGION

Daddy Freeze Says, Someone Can Be A Christian And Also Practice Ifa

Daddy Freeze, a former radio presenter, has given some guidelines about how a practicing Christian can also be practicing Ifa in Nigeria. The former Cool FM presenter said this while he was given his Sunday sermon on a live video which was broadcasted on his social media handles.

  10 months ago ago
Daddy Freeze Says, Someone Can Be A Christian And Also Practice Ifa

RELIGION

DSS Raid: Igboho's Spiritual Powers Did Not Fail Him — Ifa Priest, Elebuibon

Ifa priest and writer, Oloye Yemi Elebuibon, has faulted insinuations that spiritual powers purportedly possessed by Popular Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyamo, better known as Sunday Igboho, failed him following the successful raid on his Soka Ibadan residence by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).

  1 year ago ago
DSS Raid: Igboho's Spiritual Powers Did Not Fail Him — Ifa Priest, Elebuibon

RELIGION

"Raid on Igboho's House Does not Mean His Spiritual Powers Have Failed" - Ifa Priest, Elebuibon says

According to Ifa priest and famed writer Oloye Yemi Elebuibon, the raid by Department of State Services agents on the Soka residence of Yoruba freedom fighter Sunday Adeyemo, alias Sunday Igboho, is not an indication that the gods have abandoned him. After being declared wanted by the secret police, Igboho, who escaped the raid, has gone into hiding.

  1 year ago ago

RELIGION

Protect Yourself In Traditional Way – Ifa Priest Tells Yorubas

Chief Ifayemi Elebuibon, a renowned Ifa Priest and Araba of Osogbo, has urged all Yorubas to be more vigilant and protect themselves using traditional methods. According to the prominent Ifa priest, Yorubas must be more vigilant and protect themselves in addition to going to church and mosque for prayer.

  1 year ago ago
Protect Yourself In Traditional Way – Ifa Priest Tells Yorubas

RELIGION

A Christian can practice Ifa- Daddy Freeze (Video)

Daddy Freeze has made it known that a Christian can practice Ifa and there’s no big deal with it, Daddy Freeze said this when he was talking about a topic on his social media page about “Can a Christian practice Ifa? The Danger of False Hope”

  10 months ago ago
A Christian can practice Ifa- Daddy Freeze (Video)

CULTURE

Things To Know About The Yoruba Culture.

The culture of the Yoruba consists of cultural philosophy, religion and folktales. These are embodied in Ifa divination. In Yorubaland and in its diaspora, they are also known as the tripartite Book of Enlightenment. Yoruba cultural thought is a witness of two epochs.The first epoch is a history of cosmogony and cosmology.

  1 year ago ago
Things To Know About The Yoruba Culture.

POLITICS

We are the only solution to the problem facing Nigeria - Onisese

A group of activists has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to allow them to solve the problem facing Nigeria's ethnic system. Ifa observer Chief Ifagbeminiyi Baoku made the remarks, during the 2021 Labor Day celebrations in Abeokuta. The Day of Remembrance is a day in Yoruba land where, traditional healers worship their gods.

  11 months ago ago
We are the only solution to the problem facing Nigeria - Onisese

SPORTS

IFA Chooses Liberty Pitch For 2021/22 League, As Olubadan Stadium Still Under Renovation

It has been confirmed that the main bowl of Obafemi Awolowo Stadium (formerly known as Liberty Stadium) will once again play host to top class soccer action as IFA League kicks off later this month. 20 high-profile football clubs from across Oyo State would compete in the prestigious competition which remains the oldest and most functional Local Football Association League in West Africa, as 3SC is the defending champion after winning the competition in 2019/2020 season with a cash prize of 200,000 naira and a trophy.

  11 months ago ago
IFA Chooses Liberty Pitch For 2021/22 League, As Olubadan Stadium Still Under Renovation