How The People of Ara-Ekiti Committed Mass Suicide To Avoid Enslavement in 1855

As at 1850, Ara was one of the most powerful towns in Ekiti with a settlement spaning as big as that of Ijaye in Egbaland. In August 1855, the people of Ara (also called Ara-Ekiti) committed mass suicide to avoid getting enslaved by Ibadan. The mass suicide was initiated by the leader of Ara town,…

Why Sunday Igboho Defended Modakeke During Ife-Modakeke War in 1997

Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo (Sunday Igboho) WHO IS SUNDAY IGBOHO? Sunday Igboho, as popularly known, was born Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo on the 10th of October, 1972 in Igboho, a town in the Oke-Ogun area of Oyo State. He is a politician, businessman and an influential grassroots mobiliser. He trended on the internet in January 2021 when…