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PASTOR E.A ADEBOYE TRENDS ON TWITTER OVER CONTROVERSIAL BIRTHDAY MESSAGE TO HIS WIFE

PASTOR E.A ADEBOYE TRENDS ON TWITTER OVER CONTROVERSIAL BIRTHDAY MESSAGE TO HIS WIFE

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has drawn the ire of feminists on social media over a birthday tribute to his wife. Adeboye had in a message on Monday praised his wife, Pastor Foluke Adeboye aka Mummy G.O., for her many sacrifices in their marriage. In the tribute...

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OGBANJE: A REGENERATIVE SPIRIT OR CULTURAL BELIEF, FIND OUT…

“Coming and going these several seasons, do stay out on the baobab tree” or “In vain your bangles cast charmed circles at my feet I am an Abiku, calling for the first and the repeated time”. The lines above are excerpts from John Pepper Clark and Wole Soyinka’s poems coincidentally titled “Abiku”. Both poems, as...

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE RITES IN NIGERIA

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE RITES IN NIGERIA

In Nigeria, like most African tribes, marriage is more than just the union of two individuals, it is the union of families and their ancestors. This is why you are likely to find similarities in the marriage customs of many tribes. The YorubaFor the Yorubas, the union of man and wife begins with courtship. First,...

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SIGNIFICANCE OF EGUNGU IN YORUBA CULTURAL HISTORY

SIGNIFICANCE OF EGUNGU IN YORUBA CULTURAL HISTORY

The trains of thoughts that comes when you see an Egungun is to either run as fast as your leg can carry you, scream and pass out or just hold your ground and become crippled temporarily with fear while the Egungun passes. So, what is the evolution of Egungun in Yorùbá culture? How did they...

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FEMALE IGBO NAMES AND THERE MEANING

FEMALE IGBO NAMES AND THERE MEANING

Naming a child is a very important decision for the child’s parent, as the name forms the basis of the child’s identity. The Igbo people, an ethnic group native to the present-day south-central and southeastern Nigeria, bear names that are rich in meaning and often with unique stories behind them, like many other African native names. Below are...

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Oba Oseni passes on

Oba Oseni passes on

A first class traditional ruler in Lagos State, the Oniba Of Iba Land, HRM Oba Ishau Goriola Oseni has joined his ancestors. He was 76 years old. Oba Oseni was Chairman, Chieftaincy Committee of Ojo Local Government and a prominent member of Lagos State Council of Obas and Chiefs. Late Oba Oseni was a retired...

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Ogbunike king, Igwe Umenyiora, passes on

Ogbunike king, Igwe Umenyiora, passes on

OGBUNIKE community in the Oyi council area of Anambra State and the Umenyiora family have officially announced the passage of the King of Ogbunike, Igwe John Ositadimma Umenyiora, (Ezedioramma 1 of Ogbunike and Okpala Iguedo). The late king’s passage was announced by Chief Anene C. Osadebe, the traditional prime minister and regent of Ogbunike. Addressing...

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