*Tunji, 32, and *Ezinne, 28, knew they wanted to get married a week after they met, but Ezinne’s father refuses to give his blessing to a Yoruba man.
“A Week In The Life” is a weekly Zikoko series that explores the working-class struggles of Nigerians. It captures the very spirit of what it means to hustle in Nigeria and puts you in the shoes of the subject for a week. The subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” is an Alaga Iyawo. These […]
Everyone hears Yoruba and automatically assume the speaker is from Nigeria. You couldn’t be wronger. Most Yoruba people are from Nigeria, but there are estimated to be about 47 million Yoruba people worldwide. 1. Benin Republic Yup. Our quiet French-speaking neighbors to the West have a large Yoruba population. Of Benin’s 11.5 million people, 1.7 […]
So I asked a few people “What’s the most Yoruba father thing ever?” and this list shows the absolute best way to identify a Yoruba father. 1. He’s always shouting on the phone No matter how personal the conversation is, they’ll shout at the top of their voices, and if you tell them to reduce […]
I won’t even lie, Yoruba daddies are a mood. From the way they dress, to their cars, and the kind of parties they throw, it’s a vibe. So, what do you need to start your journey to Yoruba daddy goodness? Find out below: 1) Get Agbada. Very important. 2) You need these shoes next. Step […]
The Yoruba Demons are back again. Guard yourself.
She wants to bring ‘Africa’ to ‘America.
Thor is just Sango with international exposure.
Yoruba presenters are so extra!
And she’s doing it in a fun way too.
They’re free of charge!
Was he wrong to have made that statement?
Yoruba double periods were a struggle.
They said there’s a little place called “Yoruba”.
She made an Asian man start speaking pidgin.
When Kwam 1 comes on and you lose your home training.
No vex, it’s just English I know.
View Nigerian stereotypes from another angle.
Yorubas are the realest
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