10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OGUN»
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in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Ogun
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: Old World and New
The second edition of this landmark work is enhanced by new chapters on Ogun worship in the New World.
's Children: The Literature and Politics of Wole Soyinka ...
These essays celebrate the achievements of Soyinka by acknowledging his Ogunian characters, which are often the vehicles and victims of a wayward political world.
, Second, Expanded Edition: Old World and New
Baba wa 'ni. iya <5 mas Q ku o. iya a mile Q ku O. Aare'ré Ogun baba wa.1 Father
come today. Father come today. Suffering is habitual; it is unexpected. Suffering
is habitual; it is unexpected. Titleholder of lré, Ogun, Father come.
Critical Perspectives on Wole Soyinka
Ogun Abibiman is a long poem written to celebrate Mozambique's declaration of
her stance of war against while-ruled Rhodesia. It is not the favored threnody but
a mellow and complex panegyric... the poet riding his horses of speech at a sure
Wole Soyinka, James Gibbs, 1980
The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought
Ogun The Yoruba deity Ògún is one of the strongest and most widespread deities
(òrìshà) in the pantheon. (Tone is important in the Yoruba language, and the
name must be pronounced correctly: Ògún—low-high, the final syllable nasalized
Abiola Irele, Biodun Jeyifo, 2010
Pre-colonial Africa in Colonial African Narratives: From ...
Akara-ogun realizes that he "had failed to reckon with God," and so prays (41 ). "[I
]nspired by God," he asks the man why he does not cook his yams, which
produces "wide-mouthed astonishment" (42). amazement that a colonized Other
Africanisms in American Culture
Before dedicating the animal victims to the warrior deities Eleggua, Ogun, and
Ochossi, the officiating priest or priestess washes their heads and feet in cool
water, enumerating each animal in this fashion: "Eleggua, Ogun, Ochossi mo fun
o ni ...
Perspectives on Wole Soyinka
Ogun is differentiated from Obatala and Shango in the Yoruba pantheon.''
Whereas Obatala is seen to represent a general placidity which is perceived to
be the harmonious essence of creation, Ogun's factor is seen as more energetic.
Vocabulary of the Yoruba Language: Part I. English and ...
Ueri ile kb my ajagun, kufe- kufe ko mo ija, ijo ti ari ogun li amp ogo, " Boasting at
home is not valour, parade is not battle : when war is seen the valiant will be
known." Ogo-asan, s. vain glory. Ogo, s. one placed at the debtor's house to
bp. Sammuel Adjai Crowther, 1843
Women in the Yoruba Religious Sphere
Osun was married at different times to at least three deities: Ogun, Sango, and
Orunmila (some have suggested Obatala as well). Her marriage to Ogun (the god
of iron) was probably short, for legend has it that she eventually eloped with ...
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OGUN»
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is used in the context of the following news items.
Amosun sends names of LG transition committee members to Ogun …
Ibikunle Amosun Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun, on Friday, sent the names of transition committee ... «The Guardian Nigeria, Jul 15»
TGI expands Ogun economic base with N5bn investment in poultry …
We are here in Ogun state as part of efforts to expand our investment. We want to thank His Excellency for helping us secure land at Flower ... «BusinessDay, Jul 15»
100 pipeline vandals feared dead in Arepo, Ogun State fire
... minimum if police presence returns to the area. Ogun State Police Spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi, however, declined to speak on the issue. «The Guardian Nigeria, Jul 15»
Nigeria: Fuel tanker explosion kills one in Ogun
The explosion occurred when a fuel tank exploded and caught fire at a construction site inside the the premises of Ogun State Road ... «Codewit World News, Jul 15»
Dwindling Allocation: Ogun set to increase industrial base
In the face of dwindling Federal Government allocation, the Ogun State Government is set to increase it's industrial base towards a ... «WorldStage, Jul 15»
Court remands 3 over kidnap, murder in Ogun
An Ota magistrates' court in Ogun, on Tuesday, remanded three men - Isaac Uche, 49, Sunday Aneato, 26, and Opeyemi Sodeinde,18 - in ... «Daily Trust, Jul 15»
Fuel tanker explosion kills one in Ogun
The explosion occurred when a fuel tank exploded and caught fire at a construction site inside the the premises of Ogun State Road ... «Gbooza, Jul 15»
West African Cotton To Invest 5bn Naira In Ogun State
West African Cotton Company is positioning to benefit from the diversification, with the planned investment in the agricultural sector in Ogun ... «CHANNELS TELEVISION, Jul 15»
In Ogun: Court remands 3 alleged kidnappers in prison custody
An Ota Magistrates' Court in Ogun on Tuesday remanded three men; Isaac Uche,49, Sunday Aneato,26, and Opeyemi Sodeinde,18, in prison ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jul 15»
Lafarge Africa Plans 220mw Power Plant In Ogun
Lafarge Africa Plc has said that its newly constructed 220 megawatts (mw) power plant at Ewekoro, Ogun, will commence operations in October ... «Leadership Newspapers, Jul 15»