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ENTERTAINMENT

“Rest In Peace Aunty Rachel”- Fathia Balogun Reacts To The Death Of Popular Actress, Rachel Oniga

According to reports, death has hit the Nollywood industry again as one of the popular Nollywood legend, Rachel Oniga died early today which has got the reactions of popular Nollywood actor, Fathia Balogun. Rachel Oniga was an actress, director and producer. She was one of the talented Nollywood actress in the industry who was born on the 23rd of May, 1957, but sadly passed away 30th July, 2021 at the age of 64.

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“Rest In Peace Aunty Rachel”- Fathia Balogun Reacts To The Death Of Popular Actress, Rachel Oniga

LIFESTYLE

Four things you should never do when there's thunderstorm or rain

Photo Credit: Unsplash Pictures In Nigeria, it is generally believed that when rain is falling and there is lightning, then the lightning is not ordinary, as they might allege that it was sent to someone. It is another believe that when lightning strikes and hit someone and the person dies, the person is automatically tagged a thief, as lightning as been attributed to a deity (Sango) that is being sent to people whenever they steal.

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Four things you should never do when there's thunderstorm or rain

CULTURE

The Story Of "Sango" (Yoruba god of thunder) And The Origin Of Tribal Marks In Yorubaland

At the time when "Sango" (Yoruba god of thunder) was the "Alaafin" of "Oyo", he sent some of his warriors to a faraway village on an important mission. After a long time, they finally returned home. When they arrived, Sango learned that only one of his warriors successful carried out the task that he sent them to do, as the others either grew tired, afraid or did not bother doing the task.

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The Story Of

ENTERTAINMENT

Check Out Photos Of Boy Alinco, Sango, Mercy Macjoe, Other US-based Stars On Set Of A New Movie

Popular US-based Actress, Mistura Asunramu aka Yeye Amuludun 1 has taken to her official social media handle to share lovely photos of herself with other US-based stars. Mistura and stars like Mercy Macjoe, Boy Alinco, Sango, and Toyin Adewale are currently on set of new movie, Apaara.

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Check Out Photos Of Boy Alinco, Sango, Mercy Macjoe, Other US-based Stars On Set Of A New Movie

ENTERTAINMENT

Opinion: 4 Nigerian Actors Who Have Played The Sango Role Perfectly In Yoruba Movies

According to history, Sango was a king in Yorubaland and he was a warrior who fought several battles through his special powers. Sango was said to have possessed a supernatural power that enabled him to spit out fire heavily whenever he was angry. According to history, Sango never fought any wars and lost because, apart from the power to spit out fire, he was also a magician who could appear in different places and disappear at will.

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Opinion: 4 Nigerian Actors Who Have Played The Sango Role Perfectly In Yoruba Movies

RELIGION

“If you see any ritual anywhere, just call me”- Pastor who fed his dogs with ritual sacrifice says

A Nigerian pastor known as Pastor Kunle Soriyan has shared how he fed his dogs with a ritual sacrifices he saw on the road while jogging early in the morning. While speaking in a video, Pastor Soriyan said he told his friends to notify him whenever they find rituals made with delicious delicacies like the one he saw on the road and used to fed his dogs.

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“If you see any ritual anywhere, just call me”- Pastor who fed his dogs with ritual sacrifice says

CULTURE

How The "Oyo" Empire, Which Was Established In The 13th Century Lost Its Prominence

"Oyo" was a Yoruba empire that existed in the pre-colonial Nigeria. It was established in the 13th century and was believed to be founded by "Oranmiyan" (Sango's father). The Oyo empire grew to become one of the most powerful states in western Africa.

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How The

SOCIETY

Video: Terrible Situation Of Sango, Ogun State Road

Watch Video Here The situation of the Sango, Ogun State Road has deteriorated to the extent that many cars now drive like a floating canoe in a river. Recall that a protest was staged to call the attention of the Ogun state government, Governor Dapo Abiodun to the dilapidated road but till date nothing fruitful has been achieved to find a lasting solution to the terrific situation.

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Video: Terrible Situation Of Sango, Ogun State Road

POLITICS

Why Traditional Deities Should Be Used To Swear-in Politicians - Primate Elijah Ayodele

The Leader Of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has explained the need to change the way corruption is being fought in Nigeria. Photo of Primate Elijah Ayodele Image Credits || Punch He said using Sango, Ogun, and other traditional deities to swear in the elected public office holders would help in curbing corruption in the country.

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Why Traditional Deities Should Be Used To Swear-in Politicians - Primate Elijah Ayodele

ENTERTAINMENT

RIP: Nollywood Actress Rachel Oniga As She Passes On At Age 64

The Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood has produced so many talented actors and actresses to date. Some started as far back as the 90s and we also lost the lives of some of our favorite actors and actresses along the way. Rachel Oniga was a popular talented Nollywood actress who was from Ebutte metta, Lagos State.

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RIP: Nollywood Actress Rachel Oniga As She Passes On At Age 64

RELIGION

Shango Also Known as Esango in Edo Dialect, is Known as The Yoruba god of Thunder

If you live in the western parts of Africa, you must be well acquainted with some of the most celebrated deities in the region. Some are more popular than others, but often well pronounced nonetheless. In my honest opinion, one of the most famous of the West African deities hail from the South-west region of Nigeria, and this deity, though mixed in history and mythologies, is called Sango.

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Shango Also Known as Esango in Edo Dialect, is Known as The Yoruba god of Thunder

RELIGION

Sango, Ogun Others Should Be Used To Fight Corruption And Swearing In Politicians- Primate Ayodele

The head of the INRI evangelical spiritual church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, suggested on Friday that the traditional gods, Sango and Ogun, as well as the Bible and the Quran should be used to take oaths before those who hold them hold office. The primate Ayodele believes that curses should be attached to the tools of government when taking oaths.

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Sango, Ogun Others Should Be Used To Fight Corruption And Swearing In Politicians- Primate Ayodele

SOCIETY

Armed Robbery Syndicate Responsible For Killing Uber And POS Operators Apprehended In Ogun State

Operatives of the Ogun state police command have apprehended a notorious armed robbery syndicate who specialise in robbing of point of sales (POS) and Uber operators. The investigation which led to the arrest of the syndicate took over three months of painstaking detective work by men of the homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department.

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Armed Robbery Syndicate Responsible For Killing Uber And POS Operators Apprehended In Ogun State

CULTURE

Traditional Dance Took Center Stage During The Ogun Ajobo Day At The World Sango Festival 2021 With Alaafin Of Oyo

Traditional dances were displayed during Ajobo day with Alaafin of Oyo at World Sango Festival 2021 day, a special day used to celebrate Sango, a popular Yoruba deity who was believed to possess magical powers. The program began yesterday, being Thursday, 12th August 2021 with rituals conducted to Ogun Ajobo.

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Traditional Dance Took Center Stage During The Ogun Ajobo Day At The World Sango Festival 2021 With Alaafin Of Oyo

POLITICS

Ogun, Sango Should Also Be Used To Fight Corruption And Swear-in Politicians - Primate Ayodele

Leader of the INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has advocated that traditional deities such as Esu, Ogun, Sango, as well as the Holy Bible and Quran should be allowed to take over the war against corruption in Nigeria. Ayodele advised that curses should be attached to the tools used to swear-in public office holders.

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Ogun, Sango Should Also Be Used To Fight Corruption And Swear-in Politicians - Primate Ayodele

POLITICS

Opinion: Credible Politicians Would Promise And Swear By Our Traditional gods, Not Bible Or Quran

This article is the result of analysis and reflections on the Nigerian political situation, and also observation about the religious beliefs of most Nigerians, and also to suggest how to use it to benefit the Nigerian state. Without mincing words, a very strong and deep-rooted religious belief that almost all Nigerians, including staunch christians and muslims have, is that african traditional religions are very potent.

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Opinion: Credible Politicians Would Promise And Swear By Our Traditional gods, Not Bible Or Quran

SOCIETY

Insecurity: Village Head Shot Dead In Kaduna State As Gunmen Invaded Community

Kaduna State continued to suffer from the menace of banditry attacks despite some efforts by the state government. Some unknown gunmen attacked Dogon Daji in the Sango Local Government Area of the state and killed the village head, Anja Mallam. The gruesome attack occurred during the weekend in his residence.

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Insecurity: Village Head Shot Dead In Kaduna State As Gunmen Invaded Community

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Sango, Ogun Should Be Used To Fight Corruption- Primate, Herdsmen Abduct 2 Lectures

Sango, Ogun should also be used to fight corruption, swear-in politicians - Primate Ayodele Photo Credit To Daily Post The Leader Of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, on Friday suggested that traditional deities, Sango and Ogun, as well as the Bible and Quran should be used to swear-in public office holders.

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Today's Headlines: Sango, Ogun Should Be Used To Fight Corruption- Primate, Herdsmen Abduct 2 Lectures

SOCIETY

Beggars defied the Oyo government, staging a comeback after being relocated to a resettlement center

Street begging is a prevalent occurrence in Nigeria, affecting practically all ethnic groups. Because it is such a lucrative business in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, there is a daily influx of people, especially from the country's northern regions. These beggars are divided into several groups.

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Beggars defied the Oyo government, staging a comeback after being relocated to a resettlement center

ENTERTAINMENT

Veteran Nollywood Actress Rachel Oniga is Dead(Photos).

Death has once again dealt a heavy blow to the Nollywood industry. Veteran Nollywood Actress Rachel Oniga is dead, Rachel is a Nigerian film actress, she was born on 23 May 1957 in Ebute Metta Lagos state. She began acting in 1993 shortly after her divorce.

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Veteran Nollywood Actress Rachel Oniga is Dead(Photos).