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Culture & Tradition

How Ganduje’s ‘Coup’ Has Upset Kano’s Long Traditi

Monday, May 13, 2019
KANO ndash; Until lately, Kano was monolithic; knitted by religion, culture, economy and traditions that flourishes for two thousand years. Successful rulers had sustained the oneness and indivisible one strong Kano by simply choosing to draw a line where traditional authority ran contrary t ...

Obosi Chieftaincy Crisis Deepens

Monday, April 1, 2019
The crisis rocking the traditional council of Obosi in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State escalated over the weekend as kinsmen of one of the allegedly suspended traditional chiefs held a meeting condemning the action of the traditional ruler of Obosi, Igwe Chidubem Iweka III. O ...

We Have Rich Cultural, Traditional Heritage, Delta Monarch

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Ahead of the Ine Aho festival of Issele-Uku, Aniocha north local government area of Delta State, His Royal Majesty (HRM) Agbogidi Obi Nduka, the Obi of Issele-Uku kingdom, has said that the culture and traditional heritage of the people are their pride. ldquo;It has been a known fact that the cu ...

Ile-ife Agog As Ooni Celebrates Yam Festival After Decades Of Neglect

Thursday, August 2, 2018
In fulfillment of his Cultural Tourism Agenda, the Arole Oodua Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II was on Wednesday joined by multitude of indigenes, tourists and invited guests to celebrate New Yam Festival which has not been so elaborately celebrated in the last 120 years. ...

Ita Osun Festival: Ooni Wants Nigeria To Priortise Cultural Tourism For Economic

Monday, July 23, 2018
Arole Oodua Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II has insisted on the need for the government to put cultural tourism into priority as a veritable tool for economic growth of the states in Yorubaland, saying tradition is the root of Yoruba 39;s heritage. Ooni O ...

A Twist to Cultural Festivals in Africa: Ita-Osun Festival, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018
The euphoria at the palace of Ooni was without bound as we approached the inner chamber of H.I.M Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi who was preoccupied with given instructions to some of the members of the Ita-Osun planning committee. The first point entrance of the Ile-Oodua, the residence o ...

The Intricacies of the Odun-Ifa

Monday, June 4, 2018
The Odun-Ifa festival of lle-Ife is an international festival usually referred to as the World Ifa Day. It is so-called due to the fact that; people from different countries of the world, whose origin have been traced to the foremost Oduduwa race, travel from all over the world to Ile-Ife for the ev ...

Countdown to Ita-Osun Festival 2018

Monday, May 21, 2018
According to Yoruba epistemology as passed on to me by my king; the Arole oodua, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi; When Osun Oniyangi descended to the planet Earth, her first stop was Ita-Osun, Ile-Ife in Nigeria. Hence, Ita-Osun became the root of all rivers of flowing waters in the wor ...
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The slap of a true friend is far better than the kisses of an enemy.
By: Doo Vincents