“Nigeria is not a nation. It is a mere geographical expression.
There are no ‘Nigerians’ in the same sense as there are ‘English,’ ‘Welsh,’ or ‘French.’ The word ‘Nigerian’ is merely a distinctive appellation to distinguish those who live within the boundaries of Nigeria and those who do not.”
A community for Yoruba people who subscribe to the social democratic philosophy of Afenifere. Freedom for all; life more abundant.
A mass movement to facilitate the realization of its enunciated goals and aspirations for a restructured Nigeria: out of which the Yorubas will be afforded self-determination and self-government at the very minimum as obtained under the 1960/1963 Constitution.
We have one of the finest artistic traditions in Africa, a tradition that remains vital and influential today. Much of the art of the Yoruba, including staffs, court dress, and beadwork for crowns, is associated with the royal courts. The courts also commissioned numerous architectural objects such as veranda posts, gates, and doors that are embellished with carvings.