HERITAGE

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This 14th-Century African Emperor Remains the Richest Person in History

Forget today’s tech billionaires, the wealth of Mansa Musa of Mali was too vast to be imagined—or equaled....

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AYANGALU DRUM FESTIVAL: OONI DRUMS FOR PEACE IN NIGERIA.

Arole Oduduwa Olofin Adimula, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife yesterday at Ile-Ife displayed...

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Archaeology of the Oyo Empire’s Sixth Field Season: A Summary. By Akin Ogundiran

The Oyo Empire Archaeology and Heritage Project recently completed its sixth field season. This year’s fieldwork has revealed...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF DRUMS IN AFRICAN TRADITION By FRANKLIN UGOBUDE

Drums are a very essential member of the percussion group of musical instruments. They are normally played by...

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The Smithsonian Institution will return 29 Benin Bronzes to Nigeria. 

On Monday, 13 June, the Smithsonian Board of Regents voted to repatriate to Nigeria 29 out of the...

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Toyin Ibrahim’s Cultural Documentary ‘Bigger Than Africa’ To Stream On Netflix

African award-winning film maker, Toyin Ibrahim Adekeye's first feature documentary film, Bigger Than Africa is scheduled to premiere...

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Olokun 165yr dynasties of Ife, Oyo and Edo and the evolution of our collective consciousness

Copied from Vanguard. 5 May 2022 In the year 1849 Ile Ife, the bastion of Original African civilization,...

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CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY OF THE ALAAFIN OF OYO EMPIRE (1210 to date)  by Ayomide Akinbode and Ayo Ojeniyi 

The Alaafin was an absolute king; his word was law. He had the power of life and death....

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Gov. Sanwo-Olu Congratulates Akran of Badagry on 45th Coronation Anniversary

…Says Oba Menu-Toyi I Has Displayed Exemplary Leadership The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has congratulated...