Legends

Legends

Muhammad Ali had the most incredible response to being told “not all white people are racist”

Despite the fact that we are now in 2018, the phrase “not all white people are racist” is still used whenever challenging the issue of racism in modern ...
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How I Almost Committed Suicide —Idowu Animasahun

My mother was very caring, hardworking and loving. My mother took me to Lagos in 1957. My mother would always say to me; “ojo ola e ma a dara” (your future will be great).  I became a houseboy and I engaged in all manner of odd jobs, but the rest is history today. ...
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OBITUARY: Deji Tinubu Grabbed His Chest, Screamed And Slumped — The Sad Final Whistle

Sudden death, in football terms, is not the end of life. It is the end of a stubborn match settled by penalty shoot-out. One team suddenly has the ...
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Sango: The god of thunder

Sango had three wives; Oshun, (a river goddess) was his favorite because of her excellent cooking, Oba (another river goddess) offered Sango her ear to eat. He scorned her and she became the Oba River, which merges with the Oshun River to form dangerous rapids. Lastly, Oya (Sango’s third wife) was a crafty woman who stole the secret of Sango’s powerful magic. ...
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About Samuel Ajayi Crowther, 1810 to 1891

In the same year, he published and revised his enlarged version of Yoruba Grammar and Vocabulary and the translation of four Books of the New Testament - Luke, the Acts of the Apostles, the Epistle of James and the Epistle of Peter. Crowther and Thomas King did an excellent and commendable translation of the Bible and the Prayer Book which are still regarded as works of high literary value today ...
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Eyin omo Ogedengbe, Agbogun Gboro! Itan Baba Yin Re

Balogun Ogedengbe of Ijesaland was born as Orisarayibi Ogundamola, (His passion for leadership earned him the appellation Ogedengbe). He was born in 1822 to Apasan Borijiwa and Juola ...
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List Of Some Yoruba Intellects, Polymaths And Scholars You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

1) Ladipo Adamolekun (born July 20, 1942) is a Nigerian public administration scholar, former dean of the Faculty of Administration at Obafemi Awolowo University and was a lead ...
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The Mysterious Murder of a Maverick Musician, Ayinla Omowura

Then the bubbles burst. Ayinla accused Baiyewunmi of fraudulent accounting. Nuhu Ribadu must be in elementary school at the time. There was no EFCC to report him to. Baiyewunmi was summarily summoned to Itoko in Abeokuta by the Emperor of Music. Perhaps scared of Ayinla’s fiery tongue (or afraid of the famed Magic Ring), Baiyewunmi, the embattled band manager refused to appear in court to show cause. ...
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