HISTORY OF IGBAJA PEOPLE

Igbaja is a community in Ifelodun Local Government Area, Kwara State, Nigeria, at an elevation of 349 m. It is about 40 km southeast of Ilorin, and is in Igbomina country. The Ilorin Provincial Gazetteer (1918) dates the settlement of Igbaja as late 17th or early 18th century, while the Igbaja District Gazetteer (1933–35) puts it about 1750 AD. The wet season lasts from April to October, with 50–100 cm of rain. In the dry season from November to March there is 0–13 cm of rain. The natural landscape is…

ÀROKÒ (Yoruba communications by Symbols)

Semiotics is a study of signs and symbols, and used as a medium of communication without uttering words.    In ancient Yoruba wisdom, it has been deviced and used, it is called ÀROKÒ.   Àrokò is a non verbal communication medium used in The days without modern communication systems.    It is an ancient communication system in Yoruba land by sending or transferring objects and materials of various properties to communicate their coded messages.    The study of Àrokò is an interestingly deep adventure, but Here we shall briefly mention…

Nigerians Unite for Tinubu/Shettima Support Group donates funds for completion of Water Project in Mabushi

Nigerians Unite for Tinubu/Shettima(NUFTS), a support group committed to galvanising Nigerians for the Tinubu/Shettima candidacy and to delivering for the APC has in its continued drive towards attaining people centered development donated generously to the good people of Mabushi in a bid to put a smile on the faces of its people. The constraint of accessible and portable water came to the attention of the group through eminent ‘sons of the soil’ who identify with the modest efforts of NUFTS across other communities and thus reached out to the Hon.…