Population and progress in a Yoruba town by Elisha P. Renne

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Published by Edinburgh University Press for the International African Institute in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Fertility, Human -- Nigeria.,
  • Yoruba (African people) -- Social life and customs.,
  • Nigeria -- Population.,
  • Nigeria -- Economic conditions -- 1970-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementElisha P. Renne.
SeriesInternational African Library -- 28
ContributionsInternational African Institute.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,280p. :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15975099M
ISBN 100748618155

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First published inand cited on the Africa's Best 1 4/5. Bini, Nupe, Igala, Itsekiri, Ebira The Yoruba people (Yorùbá in Yoruba orthography) are one of the largest ethnic groups in West Africa. The majority of the Yoruba speak the Yoruba language (Yoruba: èdèe Yorùbá; èdè).

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Population and Progress in a Yoruba Town. More Info. Elisha P. Renne. Publisher: University of Edinburgh Press; University of Michigan Press for Intl African Institute. Year of Publication: Location: Edinburg, Scotland; Ann Arbor, MI. Doctoral Program in Anthropology and History.

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As at the time Oloba Akaiyedo settled, there was no other town around except Idanre; it was Oba and Idanre who had common boundaries. Thus Oba-Ile is not only of the oldest Yoruba settlements but in fact the oldest of all the towns in present day Akure North and Akure South Local Governments, including Akure the state capital.

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They were to transform the community, in later years,into a modern town, but d civil wars in Yoruba and Nupe countries in the 19th cent. and the resultant impact on the people they affected directly,asisted greatly in swelling the population with refugees frm many surrounding comunities.

Yoruba Towns. The Yoruba people of Nigeria classify their towns in two ways. Permanent towns with their own governments are called “ilu”, whereas temporary settlements, set up to support work in the country are “aba”. Although ilu tend to be larger than aba, the distinction is not one of size, some aba are large, while declining ilu can be small, but of purpose.

The Yoruba people remain as one of the largest ethnic groups in Nigeria and in Africa as a whole. They constitute about 35% of Nigeria's population and around 40 million individuals in and around West Africa. Although they are predominantly Christian or Muslim, a significant minority still follow their history of traditional practices and beliefs.

Author: The Origin of the Yoruba,The Egba and Their Neighbours,African Studies in an African University,Sources of Yoruba History,Living Cultures of Nigeria, Majority of Yoruba Still Practice Traditional Religion. Even though a good number of Yoruba people practice Christianity, up to 20% of the Yoruba population still practice traditional forms of religion.

However, this practice varies from one community to another. For instance, they claim that they have more than : Obiora Emeka. Abstract. In spite of their size, many Yoruba settlements fail to meet the criteria of urban status as defined in the more developed countries of the world.

Dickinson defines a town in Western Europe and North America as ‘a compact settlement engaged primarily in non-agricultural occupations’ this definition other writers have added such criteria as specialisation of economic Author: A.

Mabogunje. Books shelved as yoruba-religion: Voodoo, Hoodoo and Slave Magic by Stephen Ashley, City of Gods: Ilé-Ifè in Time, Space, and the Imagination by Jaco Missing: progress.

Author Bio Elisha P. Renne is Professor in the Department of Anthropology and the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor. She is author of Population and Progress in a Yoruba Town and Cloth That Does Not Die and editor (with E.

van de Walle) of Regulating Menstruation. Samuel Johnson () was an Anglican minister and historian renowned for his magisterial history of the Yoruba people. Born in Freetown in Sierra Leone and educated by the Church Missionary Society, Johnson was sent with his family to Idaban in Nigeria in He was ordained in and by had finished the manuscript for The History of the Yorubas.

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Size: KB. THE YORUBA PEOPLE IV | Page Ife) and thus became the first 'oba' (meaning king or ruler in the Yoruba language) of who today are known as the Yoruba people. Further information: Oduduwa Between AD and AD, the Yoruba Kingdom of Ife experienced a golden age, the oba or ruler of Ife is referred to as the Ooni of Ife.[10]File Size: 1MB.

The Yoruba constitute about million people in total. The majority of this population is from Nigeria, where the Yorùbá make up 21% of the country's population, according to the CIA World Factbook, making them one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa.

Most Yoruba people speak the Yoruba language Benin: million. The authors presented also estimates of several Hss divergences that involved Yoruba, the African population that is commonly taken as constituting the founder of non-Africans. Regarding a potential connection between Papuans and an early OOAH dispersal Mallick et al.

() concluded that indigenous Australians, New Guineans and Andamanese had Cited by: 1. One book, published inis written by “Miss Tucker”: Abbeokuta; Sunrise within the Tropics: An Outline of the Origin and Progress of the Yoruba Mission. Chapter XVI tells the story of John Baptist Dasalu, an Ẹ̀gbá-Yorùbá Christian who was sold into slavery after the Dahomean army attacked the town of Abẹ́òkuta in Her monograph, Population and Progress in a Yoruba Town, was published by the University of Edinburgh Press and University of Michigan Press in The Joshua Project Progress Scale is an estimate of the progress of church planting among a people group, people cluster, country or language.

The Progress Scale is derived from people group values for percent Evangelical and percent Christian Adherent. Yoruba people aren’t just based in Nigeria, you’ll also find them in Benin and even a few here and there in Togo, Ghana and Ivory Coast.

There are over 60 million Yoruba people and they represent over 20% of Nigeria’s entire population. This makes them one. Nigeria has the largest Muslim population in West Africa.

The CIA estimates over 50% of the population is Muslim while the BBC estimated in that slightly over 50% of the population is Muslim. Muslims in Nigeria are predominantly Sunnis of the Maliki school of thought.

However, there is a significant Shia minority, primarily in Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Osun, Ilorin and Sokoto states (see. Nigeria, west Africa ke ek des hae. Ii Africa ke sab se jaada paopulous des hae.

Nigeria ke capital Abuja hae. s se s talak, Nigeria ke dher log ke slaves banae ke Americas lae jaawa gais rahaa. se talak, United Kingdom Nigeria pe raaj karis. me ii des ajaad bhaes lekin kuch din talak iske dictator logan control karat ke motto: Unity and Faith, Peace and Progress".

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Archaeologists, according to M. Omoleya, inform us that the Nigerian region was inhabited more than forty. Itapa Ekiti is a town in Ekiti State, Nigeria, of which the Owatapa is the is one of the goddesses worshipped at festival, known as Utaale, is held for a period of thirty days and she has been worshipped by Ooni and his people till y: Nigeria.

A Mouth Sweeter Than Salt gathers the stories and reflections of the early years of Toyin Falola, the grand historian of Africa and one of the greatest sons of Ibadan, the notable Yoruba city-state in Nigeria.

Redefining the autobiographical genre altogether, Falola miraculously weaves together personal, historical, and communal stories, along with political and cultural developments in the.

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Heavy rains flooded parts of West and Central Africa in the rainy season ofand among the hardest-hit countries was Benin.

The image, which shows the coast of Benin on 22 Octoberuses a combination of infrared and visible light to increase the contrast between water and land. Water ranges in color from electric blue.The Yoruba in Benin: A detailed ethnic people profile with photo, map, text, statistics and links.

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