IFE PEOPLE: ANCIENT ARTISTIC, HIGHLY SPIRITUAL AND THE FIRST YORUBA PEOPLE

Ife people are ancient, originally spiritual, highly advanced artistic and agriculturalist Yoruboid-speaking people that forms the sub-group of the larger Yoruba people of West Africa, particularly in Nigeria and the Republic of Benin. The Ife people are “primus inter pares” when it comes the origin and spirituality of Yoruba. They…

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Many pastors and imams secretly come to me to consult Ifa – Ifayemi Elebuibon, traditional priest — The Punch – Nigeria’s Most Widely Read Newspaper

Despite that many are being converted to these foreign religions, we still have some people who are embracing Ifa here in Nigeria and even abroad. This is because the knowledge of Ifa is spreading wide. Before, very many people didn’t know what Ifa was all about. Those who brought these…

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Oriki Need to Be Preserved

An interesting article on how Yoruba youth are losing their Oriki.  Oriki are basically the stories behind towns, people, animals, and other things.  They are like the poetry of life that, if someone has been blessed to have, they should learn them and treasure them. Visit: http://tribune.com.ng/index.php/features/13508-yoruba-oriki-a-dying-cultural-genre

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