Yoruba people

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 25th, 2014
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By Nelson Ekujumi Osun state gubernatorial election news: As the Osun state gubernatorial elevation draws near on August 9, 2014, it behooves on us to avail the electorate any information we can gather about the aspirants in order to enable them make informed choice. Ladies and gentlemen, I present t...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 9th, 2014
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by Dr. Dejo Ogunwande From various directions and sources, indications seem to be accumulating that the Yoruba homeland of southwestern Nigeria could be heading towards serious, cataclysmic, violence. This is easy to discern in the tortuous electoral politics being generated among the people, the wor...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 9th, 2014
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by Abiola Akintunde Rape according to Wikipedia is “a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse, which is initiated by one or more persons against another person without the person’s consent. The act may be carried out by physical force, coercion, abuse of authority or a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2013
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By Toyin Owoseje, www.ibtimes.co.uk Google has added Nigeria’s three main languages to its Google Translate facility. Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba have been made available on the free automatic language translation service, which uses state-of-the-art technology to translate written text from one lan...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 25th, 2013
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By Jaye Gaskia In recent times there have been some renewed talks, and agitation for the convocation of a Sovereign National Conference [SNC], or any conference, but with more or less constituent powers! These calls and talks have been pouring and coming in from various quarters, including from the S...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 29th, 2013
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By William Ezeh Dear Mr. Abbide, Thank you for the brief article entitled: “What do the Igbo want?” and carried by the online edition of The Punch Newspaper of August 29, 2013. It is an insult to any self-respecting Nigerian tribe to aspire to Nigeria’s presidency except to rescue t...
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Aug 29th, 2013
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From the title, you know I’m not yet a tribalist, but becoming one is now my all-consuming ambition. My preferred brand of tribalism is one popularized by the late sage, Jeremiah Obafemi Awolowo. Before the rest of you ultra-nationalists ‘bomb’ me to smithereens, let me rehearse my resume. I am full-...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 28th, 2013
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By Dr. N. Tony Nwaezeigwe Nigeria’s nationality question is neither the creation of the Igbo nor the Yoruba. It is the consequence of Hausa-Fulani’s megalomaniac quest for political power in the nation. Yet the Hausa-Fulani accept the fact that both the Igbo and Yoruba hold the key to their attainmen...
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Aug 20th, 2013
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By Olugu Olugu Orji mnia Made in Aba, weaned in Biafra, re-integrated in Funtua, tutored in Kaduna, tortured in Ife, initiated in Makurdi and enlightened in Abuja: this is the compressed profile of the most Nigerian person I know. While I’ll keep his identity under wraps until the end, I will draw my...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 16th, 2013
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Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode | credits: File copy Mr. Femi Fani Kayode’s sequel, “The bitter truth about the Igbo”, which appeared as a three-series article in The PUNCH earlier this week, did not disappoint in the least. We must remind ourselves that this article is part of Fani-Kay...