Oduduwa: Saving history from ethnic propaganda   CHUKWU EKE Lagos, Nigeria

  I do not know why the Yoruba are so unsettled by the recent claim made by the Oba of Benin to the effect that Oduduwa was a felon expelled from Benin kingdom. The story is not new. The Bini have known and told it before now. I know because I heard it two years ago fromContinue reading “Oduduwa: Saving history from ethnic propaganda   CHUKWU EKE Lagos, Nigeria”

Yoruba and Benin Kingdoms: The missing gap of history By Kunle Sowunmi

THE statement credited to Oba Erediauwa Omonoba UkuAkpolokpolo, that the Yoruba race originated fromBenin Kingdom, was very rich in details and calls forre-examination by historians of high repute from allthe Nigerian Universities and recognised institutionsnot from uneducated and bias sources of chambers orshrines of some Obas or traditional rulers aspresently being envisaged or contemplated. ThestatementContinue reading “Yoruba and Benin Kingdoms: The missing gap of history By Kunle Sowunmi”