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How the Yorubas conquered Nigeria

How the Yorubas conquered Nigeria

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Published by Mayfair Trust Pub. Co. in [Nigeria] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Caption title.

SeriesBody & soul series -- no. 5. -- Special publication -- 3, Body & soul series -- no. 5., Body & soul series -- 3.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT515.45.Y67 H69 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24581142M
LC Control Number2010289116
OCLC/WorldCa62556286

Oyo empire, Yoruba state north of Lagos, in present-day southwestern Nigeria, that dominated, during its apogee (–), most of the states between the Volta River in the west and the Niger River in the east. It was the most important and authoritative of all the early Yoruba principalities. In his page book titled ''Ile-Ife-The Source of Yoruba Civilisation'', Prince Adelegan Adegbola wrote the following about the yoruba people of south-western Nigeria- ''the Yoruba are the progeny of great kingship, efficient kingdom-builders and astute rulers.


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The book has a vivid picture of a generation of Yoruba Nationhood within Nigerian Nationality, prior to the British invation and colonalization of Nigeria, Yoruba had been a Nation with an institutionalized government and there is no better place to understand and assess this form of government except in this book, the book is a bag of history /5(7).

All of that was perpetrated by the north under the nose of Yorubas, the co-winners of the Biafran war. How and why the Yoruba fought and lost The Biafra- Nigeria Civil War has pages, three sections, 29 chapters, the Afterword and five pages of reference.

It is in paperback;published this year by the Stone Press Limited, Lagos, Nigeria. The Yoruba are the second largest ethnic group in Nigeria, with a population of about 30 million, and occupy most of what we refer to today as South Western Nigeria.

Indigenous Yoruba populations can also be found in the Republic of Benin and Togo (1). They boast a. Yorubas Were Conquered By Hausas And Binis - Politics - Nairaland.

NRI remains the oldest kingdom in nigeria thousands of years before yorubas were eventually turned to slaves by hausas and clothed. yorubas dont have a calendar, yorubas dont have a writting system that is because yorubas never evolved,yorubas never had a trade network that.

In his page book titled ”Ile-Ife-The Source of Yoruba Civilisation”, Prince Adelegan Adegbola wrote the following about the Yoruba people of south-western Nigeria- ”the Yoruba are the.

History. The Yorubas originated from Ile-Ife, arose and became quite popular by their trading with the Portuguese, which gave them a large supply of guns. However, they were unable to push back the Fulani who invaded them and pushed much of the Yoruba to the south. Read your history book, Oduduwa that conquered the Yorubas is Oba of Benin son, and Yorubas revered him as god that from haven 4 Likes Re: Photo Of Senior Yoruba Obas In by raphoo (m): pm On   Certainly not Yorubas, Igbos, or Christians.

Who are the morons of Nigeria. On J am In News, Ripples with Kabiru Muhammed Gwangwazo by vanguard. The history of the Yoruba people begins in Ile-Ife. This kingdom was founded by the deities Oduduwa and Obatala, who are believed to have created the world.

Oduduwa was the first divine king of the Yoruba people, and Obatala fashioned the first human beings out of clay. Samuel Johnson (–) was an Anglican minister and historian renowned for his magisterial history of the Yoruba people.

Born in Freetown in Sierra Leone and educated by the Church Missionary Society, Johnson was sent with his family to Idaban in Nigeria in Author: Samuel Johnson.

In his 2, page book entitled, ‘’Ile-Ife-The Source of Yoruba Civilisation’’, Prince Adelegan Adegbola wrote the following about the Yoruba people: “The Yoruba.

Yoruba, one of the three largest ethnic groups of Nigeria, concentrated in the southwestern part of that country. Much smaller, scattered groups live in Benin and northern Togo.

The Yoruba numbered more than 20 million at the turn of the 21st century. They speak a language of the Benue-Congo branch. Yoruba People – Who Are They. Numbering about 35 million in total, the Yoruba is one of the largest ethnic groups south of the Sahara Desert.

They constitute about 21% of Nigeria’s total population, making them one of the largest ethnic groups in Nigeria. Contrary to what many people believe, the Yoruba are, in fact, not a single ethnic : Obiora Emeka. The Yoruba are one of the leading peoples of West Africa. They number over 4 million in the Western Region of Nigeria; the remainder inhabit a small part of Northern Nigeria and over­ flow into French Dahomey and Togo, where they are known as 'Nagot' or 'Anago\ The Itsekiri of Western Nigeria are anFile Size: KB.

The Yoruba are said to be prolific sculptors, famous for their terra cotta works throughout the 12th and 14th century; artists also earnests their capacity in making artwork out of bronze.

Esiẹ Museum is a museum in Esiẹ, Irepodun, museum was the first to be established in Nigeria when it opened in The museum once housed over a thousand tombstone figures or images.

HISTORY OF THE YORUBA PEOPLE – The Yoruba tribe is one of the greatest tribes in Africa, although very sketchy evidence exists as to the true origin of this mighty tribe. Several controversial articles and books have been written about the origins of this mighty tribe, with several kingdoms even in Yoruba land contesting for the rights to be Author: Abiola Ogunsola.

The ''Yorubas'' are the ancestors of the black Cushite migrants and settlers that did not go to Africa with the other descendants of Cush but that rather chose to settle in the ancient Cities of Mecca and Medina in what is presently known as Saudi Arabia.

The top 10 books about Nigeria He grew up in Abeokuta, in the Yoruba south west, a medium-sized town that has supplied a disproportionate number of Nigeria Author: Barnaby Phillips.

Indigenously, the Yorubas are located in South-Western Nigeria and some parts of North-Central Nigeria, with about 40 million Yoruba people living in the regions.

This population is spread across the six southwestern – Yoruba – states in Nigeria. Field research in Nigeria, Niger, and Libya. – Publications in-clude books and articles on the history of the medieval empires of West Africa (Ghana, Mali, Songhay, Kanem-Bornu) and on the history and anthropology of the Yoruba, Hausa, and Kanuri.

– See References Cited. 1 Introduction According to the present opinion, the Yoruba are ofFile Size: KB. aboriginal adultery Akoko Alafin amongst asked Bada became beginning believe Benin Bookshop brother called Yoruba caused Chief comes common confiscated conquered contracted crown custom death died difficult divided divisions Egypt Egyptian Empire English especially facial marks father follows gave given Gogobiri guilty head heavily fined hence.

The Yoruba people d ominate the South-western part o f Nigeria. The population was approximately 30 million, which w as abo ut 21% of t he e ntire Nigerian population [3 ]. Discover the best Nigeria History in Best Sellers.

Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. A Divine Journey to the Inner Self and God Consciousness. (Image Source) Yoruba is a West African spirituality that some Anthropologists estimate is 10, years old.

It comprises the beliefs of the Yoruba people, whose homeland is in the South Western part of Nigeria and adjoining parts of Benin and Togo. Yet the beliefs of.

''This book is about Yoruba culture, how they ruled the country, how they punish offenders, how marriage goes on.'' Far From the Village Ibadan, the city where Mr.

Tutuola works, was by. Cologne is not exactly considered to be a beautiful city, but its unique vibe makes it one of the most popular in Germany – if not the coolest of all. From grand sights, a vibrant nightlife and the locals’ unswerving positive, tolerant and life-affirming mindset, here are 11 reasons why Cologne might be the coolest city in : Marion Kutter.

The History of the Yorubas book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. First published inand cited on the Africa's Best 1 4/5. Now for the first time is a 'Full Colour' book which Uncovers, the ancient History and Origins of the Yoruba tribe of South-Western Nigeria.

'The Yoruba' traces the origins behind the ancient. It’s very obvious you are igbo, all igbos who claims to be Israelite have an opposing view to yorubas being Israelite, u fortunately you all don’t have the license to discard yorubas as being Israelites because there’s no proof stating igbos are Israelite other than being enslaved in U.S but don’t forget yorubas were also the nslaved in U.S, South America, Portugal and the Caribbeans.

Yorubas are one of the most popular ethnic groups in Nigeria. According to statistics, they make up as much as 35% of the total population of Nigeria. They cover as many as six Nigerian states, namely; Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Ekiti, and Lagos. They also cover large portions of.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ferguson, John, Yorubas of Nigeria. Bletchley, Open University Press, (OCoLC) Map of Yoruba people, West Africa (Nigeria), The Yoruba eventually established a federation of city-states under the political ascendancy of the city state of Oyo, located on the Northern fringes of Yorubaland in the savanna plains between the forests of.

First published inand cited on the Africa's Best Books List, this is a standard work on the history of the Yorubas from the earliest times to the beginning of the British Protectorate.

The first part of the book discusses the people, their country and language. Inthe Yoruba kingdoms in Nigeria became part of the Protectorate of Great Britain. Until Nigeria was a British colony and the Yoruba were British subjects. On October 1,Nigeria became an independent nation structured as a federation of states.

2 • LOCATION The Yoruba homeland is located in west Africa. Books shelved as yoruba: The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts by Baba Ifa Karade, Olodumare: God in Yoruba Belief by E. Bolaji Idowu, Tales of Yorub. But ask any Yoruba elder for the meaning of Yoruba and they have no clue.

The truth is that before the British came, there was NOTHING like Yoruba. You were either Egba, Owu, Ijesha, Awori, etc. You will not find any document bearing the word Yoruba from the 18th century. The omo Oduduwa now called Yoruba used to call themselves omooluabi.

The Yoruba religion comprises the traditional religious and spiritual concepts and practice of the Yoruba homeland is in present-day Southwestern Nigeria and the adjoining parts of Benin and Togo, commonly known as shares some parallels with the Vodun practiced by the neighboring Fon and Ewe peoples to the west and to the religion of the Edo people to the east.

In his book titled ''Ile-Ife-The Source of Yoruba Civilisation'', Prince Adelegan Adegbola said that ''the Yorubas are the progeny of great kingship, efficient kingdom-builders and astute rulers. They have been enjoying for centuries a well-organized pattern of society, a pattern which persists basically in spite of all the changes resulting.

Yoruba is widely spoken in Lagos, as the Yoruba are numerous there, but Lagos, like NYC, attracts residents from throughout the nation and world and many of these newcomers settle in neighborhoods with lots of their own people, so a given locale m.

The next oba, Eguguojo, conquered nearly all of Yorubaland. Despite a failed attempt to conquer the Benin Empire sometime between andOyo continued to expand. The Yoruba allowed autonomy to the southeast of metropolitan Oyo, where the non-Yoruba areas could act as a buffer between Oyo and Imperial Benin.

Reading of an excerpt from "A History of the Yoruba People". Book available from Amalion Publishing.Most books in Nigerian bookstores are written in English language. I have lived in Northern, South-Southern, and South-Eastern Nigeria: from my experience, books written in the local language(s) of a place in Nigeria do not always make up a signif.The Yoruba people are one of the ethnic groups of southwestern Nigeria and southern Benin in West Africa.

The Yorubas are a distinctive people who are bound together by a common language with various different dialects. They also share a rich history and culture.

Here are 7 facts about the Traditional Yoruba Culture: 1. According to [ ]Author: Chris Bamidele.