Few weeks ago, the date of Arotile, the first female combat pilot in Nigeria brought grief to all Nigerians most especially the femalefolk. Tolulope was a rising star who had diligently pursued her dreams and as it was actualised, the light snuffed out of her. She had made a great mark in her career at such a young age, what a great loss! The young officer was buried with full military honour at the National Military Cemetery, Abuja, on the 23rd of July, 2020. Her death plunged the whole nation in sorrow. Both
It is a known fact that Offa town in Kwara state is the town with the highest number of Professors in Nigeria while Ekiti is known as the most most educated state in the federation. Many of us are not aware that the Okun people in Kogi state are the most educated Sub-Ethnic group in our dear country, Nigeria. The Okun people only cover 20% of Kogi state population. They are viewed to have around 800,000 people who are spread across six local government areas like Kabba-Bunu, Yagba-West, Yagba-East, Mopa-Muro,
When we are talking about successful Yoruba actresses, our conservation will not be complete without mentioning Khadijat Ayoade. The actress who recently turns 30years on 1st September 2021 is known for her beauty and talent. She is a scriptwriter and also a producer. In this article, we will list 4 things that will interest you about the Khadijat acting career.
At this point, there is no doubt that Kogi state deserves a provincial harmony that will produce a governor of Okun extraction. Time after time, we have all fascinated and coveted for a round-table discussion, to reflect on our legacies about a truly united state that will have every senatorial district satisfied with the outcomes of every step we take, but all seem impossible. The Ebiras who are major inhabitants of Kogi central and the Okuns who are the inhabitants of Kogi West have always complained bitterly
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The Yoruba speaking people of Nigeria are one of the three most populous ethnic groups in Nigeria. They form the South-West region of Nigeria. Besides the South-West, the Yoruba people also occupy some parts of the North-Central states of Kwara and Kogi states. Some Nigerians don't probably know that there there are Yoruba speaking people who are indegines of Kogi state. These people are known as Okun. Okun are Yoruba dialects generally classified among the Northeast Yoruba language (NEY) group and are collectively
There is no question at this point that the state of Kogi needs a territorial peace to bring in a Governor of Okun mining. Over and over, we have all been intrigued and wanted to explore our vision of a truly united state that will please every senating district with the outcome of every action we are taking, but it seems difficult to do anything about it. Since the creation of state in 1991, Ebiras who are the major inhabitants in central Kogi and Okuns who are Kogi Western residents have long complained bitterly
The attack on the apartments of both serving and non-serving Senators in Nigeria have been on for some days now and last week, we got a report that a Senator's house was attacked and 350 bikes were stolen by the hoodlums. One of such Senator who almost had s similar experience is Senator Dino Melaye who is a one time Senator from Kogi State. Earlier today, he raised an alarm that hoodlums were on their way to his house at Aiyetoro Gbede to attack it, thus alerting security personnel to be on ground. But later
This Is Not A Ghost, See What Was Spotted In A Man's Farm That Got People Talking. Wisdom they say is power, it's based on knowledge or ways one understands and presents a particular thing. Some people also see it as doing extraordinary things in extraordinary ways. People in power “Higher positions" seek for wisdom as well, it shows how necessary it is. Being wise is not meant for kings alone because when people talk about wisdom, all that comes to their minds is the popular king in the Bible, King Solomon.
Meet The Yoruba Actress “Christiana Alehile" From Kogi State As She Marks Her Birthday Today Alehile Christaina is a Nigerian actress, model, and as well as producer. She has been in the yoruba movie industry for quite some years now. She mostly is seen taking the role of romantic girlfriend, housewife runs girl and many others. Alehile very creative, highly talented, extremely beautiful, and known in the movie industry as a result of her good interpretations of roles, she can handle any role given to her
Whether we like it or not, for peace to reign in Kogi state the interest of the three major tribes in the state (Igala, Ebira And Okun) must be given considerable concern, this is in terms of the leadership of the state. Long since the creation of Kogi state in 1991 one major problem that has rocked the betterment of the state is the unrealized peaceful coexistence among these major tribes, this is due to the one-sided leadership which the state was subjected to since then. Recall that after the creation of
Kogi State has a long mysterious history that is shrouded in myths and mystics. In introducing to us the evolution of the Kogi people of Igala, Ebira, Bassa and Okun; it should be known that the inhabitants of the present Kogi State have settled in this land from as far back as the 7th century AD. Being the fact that, the Igalas, the Bassas, the Ebiras and the Okun are one of the oldest settlers in present day Nigeria, their settlements at the confluence of the river Niger and river Venue gave them a leeway
Okun people are the term generally to describe groups of Yoruba-speaking communities in Kogi state, North central Nigeria. Their dialects are generally classified in the North East Yoruba language (NEY) grouping. They are collectively called "Okun" which means 'vitality' or 'strength'in the Yoruba language. Okun is blessed with many prominent people who have made the entire Okun people proud. Today, we have the list of some people from the Okun community. • Smart Adeyemi (born 18 August 1960) was elected
Unless this issue of Kogi state governance is settled ones, there may always never be a peaceful coexistence among the three major tribes in the state (the Ebira, Okun and Igala). Recall that since the creation of Kogi state in 1991, which if computed correctly, the state could be said to be 29 years today. However, for the 16 years of PDP rule, only one major tribe produced the three governors who ruled over this period (Audu Abubakar, Ibrahim Idris, Idris Wada). Audu Abubakar Ibrahim Idris Idris Wada This
Image Credits: Google A former lawmaker representing Kogi West Senator Dino Melaye, made a tweet on his twitter handle thanking the people of his community in Kogi state from preventing hoodlums from looting his house in the state. According to his tweet, he claimed that hoodlums, who have been looting government and private individual properties, entered his house in an attempt to loot some of his property, he also said the looters were prevented from looting his house and he thank all the Okun youths and women.
The Igala tribe is the most populous tribe in Kogi State and has the highest land mass. The state which is made up of three major tribes: Igala, Ebira, and Okun. The Igalas are found in local government areas of Ankpa, Idah, Ayingba, Dekina etc. Apart from their beautiful dialect and food, they are known for their beautiful tradition attire. The traditional attire is designed with black, green, yellow and white stripes. Men sow 'Agbada' while the women sow the normal Ankara styles. The style is called in native
The Miss Nigeria is an annual pageant which showcases positive attributes of the Nigerian women. The pageant which is currently organized by Daily Times, has started since 1957 and it's known to award University scholarships to the winners. But check out the prize that was given to the first Miss Nigeria, Grace Oyelude; Record has it that Grace Oyelude who is now 89 years of age was awarded a bicycle as a prize for winning the first Miss Nigeria beauty pageant in 1957. Oyelude who is now a grandmother of many
Okun Land mourns after loosing a legend to a ghastly motor accident. The Late miss Tolulope Arotile who was a flying officer and a 23 years old Lady hails from Kogi State in Ijumu Local Government Area, Iffe precisely. The Okun people of Kogi State mourns the death of a legend who happen to jail from their side. The Flying officer Tolulope Arotile was the first female combat helicopter pilot in service, she was recognized and therefore remained a legend to the Okun people of Kogi state and Nigeria as a whole.
Okun ooooo...Aro Re San mi,Mo Ru😩😩😩🤦🏻♀️
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