Monthly Archives: April 2011

How And What Made Oyo Empire Collapse?

Shortly after Oyo Empire expanded her influence westwards, capturing Port Novo and making Dahomey (present-day Benin Republic) a vassal state pay tributes of 40 guns and 400 loads of cowries and corals regularly to Oyo, of course after phases of … Continue reading

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IS THE YORUBA ESHU SAME AS THE CHRISTIAN DEVIL?

Samuel Ajayi Crowther was captured by Muslim Fulani during the Fulani/Oyo wars and he was sold with his mother and toddler brother to Portuguese slave buyers. However, the ship was intercepted by British Royal Navy and the slaves were released … Continue reading

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WHY IS AFRICA EMBROILED IN WARS?

It is a fatal thing to sit down contentedly with anything less than perfection. There has to be a number of trials and errors before we arrive at near-perfection, even though perfection can never be truly achieved but endlessly pursued. … Continue reading

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