Ifa

The central figure in Ifa divinity is Orunmila, the God of wisdom who, in Yoruba myth, was witness to earth’s creation. There is no going further in human history than that. Oduduwa’s…

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Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

Ibrahim El-Zakzaky; prominent Islamic activist and protagonist of Islamic Republic of Nigeria. Born 1953 in Zaria, Kaduna State, El-Zakzaky went to  Provincial Arabic School, 1969-70; Teachers…

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Wilson Badejo in native attire

Badejo Wilson

Badejo Wilson; General Overseer of Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria from 1999 to 2009. He was praised by his church on his death at the age of 74 as a man of many parts who was able to unlock…

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Peter Awelewa Adebiyi

Peter Awelewa Adebiyi

Peter Awelewa Adebiyi; clergy of the Anglican Communion,  advocate of political restructuring, true federalism and good governance. Peter Adebiyi was for 14 years the Bishop of the Diocese of…

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Map of old Sokoto Caliphate

Sokoto Caliphate

Sokoto Caliphate; the history of which, in the 19th Century commenced in 1804, is essentially centered on the legendary Dan Fodio and his socio-religious revolution, otherwise referred to as the…

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Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki

Ibrahim Dasuki

Ibrahim Dasuki; Sultan of Sokoto from 1988 to 1994. Dasuki mounted the throne despite stiff opposition from supporters of his cousin, Muhamadu Maccido. Like it happened in 1933, an outside power…

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Chris Oyakhilome

Chris Oyakhilome

Chris Oyakhilome; Television evangelist and charismatic pastor of Believers Love World. Oyakhilome hails from Ewu in Edo State. His father, Joseph Oyakhilome who became late in 2009 was an elder…

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Tai Solarin

Tai Solarin

Tai Solarin; Activist and educationist. Solarin is known for his social experiments, which he deployed as a school proprietor, his minimalism, his atheistic disposition and his participation in…

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Matthew Kukah making a sermon

Kukah Matthew Hassan

Matthew Hassan Kukah; Catholic priest in Nigeria and social critic, an engaging intellectual, author of memoirs about religion and politics, who also served as the General Secretary of the…

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Oshoffa

Oshoffa S. Bilewu

Oshoffa Samuel Bilewu Founder of Celestial Church of Christ, an African Instituted Aladura church identified by white garment uniform accompanied by bare footedness. His ministry which spanned…

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