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21 Jun 2021
In this report, father and lawyer of Adigun Olowe Yoruba's father speak on the alleged scholarship awarded to Adigun Olowe Yoruba.
26 Feb 2021
On The Process this week, Matthias Aragbada talks about how he uses animation to teach culture.
2 Feb 2021
Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Igboho visits Yewaland in Ogun over Herdsmen attacks
13 Aug 2020
On Popsicles this week, Fares Boulos popularly known as Oyibo Rebel speaks about being a Nigerian for Twenty-Six years, the feeling of speaking Yoruba language, and the entertainment industry.
19 Feb 2020
16 Nov 2019
Born and bred in Nigeria to a Greek father and a Nigerian mother, Lady Maiden Ibru strongly identifies as Nigerian, particularly Yoruba. In fact, many a time, those who interact with her are left dazed because of how effortlessly the Yoruba language rolls off her tongue.⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ Described as “loyal” and “free-spirited” by friends, Lady Ibru reaffirms this when she says that she “cherishes her childhood friends.”⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣
7 Nov 2019
Cloth weaving also known as Aso-Oke started centuries ago amongst the Yoruba’s but predominantly amongst the Iseyin’s from Oyo-State and partly from some southwest Nigerian part. GuardianTV took a look at the cloth weaving business from its root.
20 Aug 2019
Facebook is taking its fight against fake news to a whole new level Facebook is taking its fight against fake news to a whole new level as it is including more African languages, including Yoruba, in its quest to curb this menace.l as it is including more African languages, including Yoruba, in its quest to curb this menace.
6 Nov 2018
Tribal marks are lacerations made on the face that was a common practice years ago in parts of the Yoruba and the Hausa tribes of Nigeria.

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