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27 May 20
STORY TITLE: ADEKUNLE FAJUYI

Lt.Col. Adekunle Fajuyi, first military governor of Western REGION.

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Francis Adekunle Fajuyi MC BEM was a Nigerian soldier of Yoruba origin and the first military governor of the former Western Region, Nigeria.

He was Born 26 June 1926 Ado Ekiti, Nigeria.
He attended St George’s Catholic School where his mates nicknamed him “Theobroma Cacao” (Cacao for short).

In the account of Ladigbolu, when Fajuyi saw that a visiting soldier was better paid than a teacher, he dreamt of joining the Army.
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22 Apr 20
Good morning, today's story at 12:30pm naija time🙂

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Samuel Ladoke AKINTOLA, (S L A) administrator and politician, premier of the Western Region of Nigeria and an early victim of the January 1966 military coup.
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@Ade_Nurayn @WaleLadapo @tysalihu @nkyru @the_davidatta @Ehix07 @doyinmojisola @AdeOnafowokan @EmmaNwachukwu_ @LNCtoday Samuel Ladoke Akintola was born on the 10th of July, 1910 into a family whose attributes were wealth, valour, courage and bravery, and such person must naturally measure up to the family standard- “omo tekun ba bi, ekun ni yoo jo.”- (a young tiger will always live like its…
@Ade_Nurayn @WaleLadapo @tysalihu @nkyru @the_davidatta @Ehix07 @doyinmojisola @AdeOnafowokan @EmmaNwachukwu_ @LNCtoday …forebears). His father was Akintola Akinbola and his mother, Akanke. The Akintola family, famed in Military background and substantial wealth, emigrated with Ladoke to Minna in 1914, where he had his early education at C.M.S. Minna.
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2 Apr 20
Good afternoon, as requested by @blueoceantrips for their intending clients as they plan to have some fun filled trips to the emirates of hospitalilty, ILU ILORIN.

have fun and enjoy yourselves reading. @Gidi_Traffic
The city is a confluence of cultures, populated by the Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa, Fulani, Nupe, Bariba, Kanuri and Malian tribes, as well as other Nigerians and foreign nationals.
The suzerainty of the old Oyo Empire on Ilorin, in the 17th Century was directly influenced by Alaafin Ojigi’s interest to save the Igbomina Yoruba area that had been turned slave reservoirs by the Nupes.
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13 Mar 20
Good evening once again good people of this street.

I wish you all a restful weekend.

Today, I will be telling the story of another king.

STORY TITLE : MUHAMMADU SANUSI I

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Sanusi was born to the large family of Abdullahi Bayero, Emir of Kano.

He was educated at Kano Middle School. Prior to becoming Emir, Sanusi held the title of Ciroma Kano and in 1947, he became a member of the regional House of Assembly.
He was the eldest son of Emir Abdullahi Bayero. He was a powerful Emir that had substantial influence in the colonial Northern Nigeria.
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11 Mar 20
Good evening wonderful People of this street.

Today I bring to you this wonderful story of a OBA in BENIN KINGDOM.

STORY TITLE : OVONRAMWEN NOGBAISI, OBA OF BENIN
Ovonramwen Nogbaisi (ruled 1888 – 1897), also called Overami, was the Oba (king) of the Kingdom of Benin up until the British punitive expedition of 1897.
Born in circa 1857, he was the son of Oba Adolo he took the name Ovonramwen Nogbaisi at his enthronement in 1888, every Oba took a new name at his coronation, the name translates as Ovonramwen meaning "The Rising Sun" and Nogbaisi meaning "which spreads over all."
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2 Oct 19
Good evening great men and women of @Twitter, it's been a wonderful time with you all.

Thanks for always taking your time to read up on this stories.

Today's story is served.

STORY TITLE : IJESHA AND IJEBU IJESHA - THE ORIGIN
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Ijebu Jesa was known and called Ijebu Egboro is the ancient historic town in the east of Osun State, Nigeria and it occupies a strategic position in Ijesaland.
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In Ijesa division, Ijebu jesa is the next most important town politically and in terms of history to Ilesa. Her Oba is the next to the Owa Obokun of Ijesaland. The town is situated eight kilometers north of Ilesa and about 128 kilometers east of Ibadan.
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19 Sep 19
Good day wonderful people, next story for you wonderful readers.

STORY TITLE : CHIEF BALOGUN LANDUJI OSHODI TAPA of Eko

TIME : 8PM
DATE : THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 2019

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Tonight I tell a story about chief Balogun LANDUJI OSHODI TAPA OF EKO, get a comfortable position, relax, tell somebody to somebody, that the story don start 😊.

I DEDICATE THIS TO THE GREAT PEOPLE OF EPE IN LAGOS STATE.
Chief Balogun Landuji Oshodi Tapa was an outstanding warrior and a statesman. During the reign of King Eshilokun, he immigrated to Lagos from Bida in what is now known as the Niger State. This was after he had lost his parents in a tribal war when he was only six years old.
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18 Sep 19
Good evening, good people sure your day is moving well😊.

Today's story Is from a pending request, here it is😊.

STORY TITLE: THE LIFE AND TIME OF BODE THOMAS.

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Bode Thomas was born to a wealthy trader, John Thomas in 1918. He attended C.M.S. Grammar School, a missionary school founded by Samuel Ajayi Crowther.
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He travelled to London to study Law with Remi Fani-Kayode and Chief FRA Williams. Bode Thomas, FRA William and Remi Fani Kayode founded d 1st indigenous law practice in Nigeria ‘Thomas, Williams and Kayode’.
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26 Jul 19
Good evening good people, today I start the Ekitiparapo parapo waras promised when I finished the #ifemodakeke story.

STORY TITLE : EKITIPARAPO WAR (KIRIJI)

MANY THANKS TO YOU ALL FOR READING AND FOLLOWING.

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Kiriji as a term is not native to the Yoruba speaking people, from the perspective of its epistemology . It was said to have been derived from the onomatopoeic booming of the cannons echoed by the rocky terrain of the war field
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the cannons which were acquired by the Ekiti Saro merchants in Lagos through their trading with the Europeans.

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21 Jul 19
Good evening wonderful people, today I start this story.

Thanks for reading my stories always.

STORY TITLE : IJA IFE ATI MODAKEKE
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The Ife-Modakeke conflict, having re-occurred over and again across three centuries of 19th, 20th and 21st, is the oldest intra-ethnic conflict in Nigeria.
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The people of Ife and Modakeke belong to the same ethnic nationality, hence, they share a number of socio-cultural and socio-political similarities yet, the nature of the attachments of these two groups to their distinct natural experiences are primordial in nature.
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29 Mar 19
Good day my very wimdedul people on this street home and abroad, I bring to you good tidings 😊.

Today I am telling you about a popular place, yet not many have full information as to how this place got established.

STORY TITLE : MAMMY MARKET
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Every military barrack in Nigeria has one thing in common; a mammy market. A mammy market is a place close to the barracks, where soldiers’ interact and buy their day-to-day needs.
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However, many do not know that mammy market was named after a woman, Mammy Ochefu, the wife of late military governor of defunct East-Central state, Col. Anthony Aboki Ochefu.
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12 Mar 19
Good afternoon good people, today I am bringing to you a mid day story.

As I make promise and keep to it, this story is dedicated to @Rozemareigh, happy brithday to you dear.

STORY TITLE : LAILA DONGOYARO THE ACTIVIST
Born to a Syrian father and a Hausa-Fulani mother, Laila had only primary school education when she was married off at the age of 12. When she grew up to know the value of education, Laila started to advocate for girl-child education.
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Laila Dongoyaro was known for fighting for Northern women’s right and the poor. Her journey into women’s activism stemmed from her childhood experience.

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1 Mar 19
@Gidi_Traffic Good evening good people, let's have tonight's story.

I am sure most of my Twitterians are home, but if you are still on the road, have fun enjoy this for the road.

STORY TITLE : TORTOISE AND THE IGBAKO

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Back in the days when Tortoise could talk and the animals ruled the forest, famines were frequent and those animals who could not survive the drought would wither and die. There was one such period when the tortoise had become lean.
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He had survived as long as he could on his wit but he soon began to suffer like all the other animals as every available source of food disappeared.

Hah, not every source. Tortoise perked up for he had noticed that Bird still had flesh on her skin beneath her feathers.?
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8 Feb 19
@Gidi_Traffic Good evening family, it's a wimdedul Frida evening, as such it is our story time.

STORY TITLE : THE FARMER & THE GOLDEN EGG

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Once upon a time, there lived a poor farmer in a village with his wife. One day, the farmer bought a goose thinking that the goose will lay eggs which he can eat and sell the remaining. He took the goose home and made a nest for it to lay eggs.
Next day morning, the farmer went to the nest to check if the goose has laid any eggs. To his surprise, the goose had laid a golden egg. The farmer went to the town and sold the golden egg for a good price. The goose started laying a golden egg every day.
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15 Jan 19
Good morning good people lets have a morning story 😊, it Will be one I Will like us to take our time to ponder on

STORY TITLE : MADAME KUDIRAT ABIOLA
Simbiat Atinuke Abiola was born into the wealthy family of Rafiu Isola Soaga and Rabiatu Soaga of the prominent Soaga family in Gbagura, Abeokuta, Ogun State in 1938.

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Both Simbi and Moshood met at the Arabic Quranic school as secondary school youngsters in 1954 and fell in love. MKO Abiola on his own was from a thoroughly poor background and by the time her family got to know about the relationship,
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4 Jan 19
Good evening my people, happy new year once again , today's story will come rather earlier than usual😊.

I am telling a story about a man who narrowly escaped a taboo and later in life rose to be a name that rings bell

STORY TITLE : ALAJO SOMOLU (Alphaeus Taiwo OLUNAIKE)
Many don't know him by his name, he is widely known as baba alajo Somolu.

He was born at a very dangerous time; a perilous period in history. It was on the 16th of September 1915 in the city of Isan-Oyin (now called Isonyin); close to Ijebu-Musin and Ijebu-Ode in Ogun State
southwestern Nigeria. Within the thick groves of thick forests and the brilliant foliage of green tropical plants, the cries of newly-born babies pierced the calm and peace of the forest.
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19 Dec 18
Good evening beautiful people of Twitter street, your darling story teller is here again, and tonight will be a wonderful time.

Today I am talking about a wonderful icon, Ibadan son

STORY TITLE : Adegoke Adelabu ‘Penkelemesi’

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He was born in Oke-Oluokun, Ibadan, on September 3, 1915 to Mr. Sanusi Ashiyanbi Adelabu and Mrs. Awujola Adelabu. At the tender age of five, Adegoke Adelabu lost his mother and then lived with his paternal aunt.
Adegoke Adelabu attended St. David’s C.M.S School in Kudeti, Ibadan from 1925 to 1929; CMS Central School, Mapo, Ibadan in 1930 and Government College, where he was a head boy, from 1931 to 1936.
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24 Oct 18
Good evening my wonderful people, I am sure your day was great, today we continue our series on YORUBA KINGS...

Join me and others as we take on this wonderful, selfless and special woman

STORY TITLE : MOREMI AJASORO
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Oloori Moremi lived in the 12th century, hailed from Offa, was married to the then king of Ile Ife, Oranmiyan.

She was a woman of great beauty and
virtue, and had an only son named Ela or Olurogbo.
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It happened that the city of Ife was at one time in a state of frequent commotion and unrest, owing to the repeated raids of a
tribe of people called the Igbos(the forest people)
The said tribe is believed to have had no relation to the contemporary Ìgbòs of modern Nigeria).
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23 Oct 18
Good afternoon people, this is your requested launch break story

"Brothers and sisters in Africa, Never should we learn to wage war against each other" - @felakuti this is one of many of his quotes I love

Today I will be telling a story about a great woman the LIONESS OF LISABI
The LIONESS OF LISABI, FUNMILAYO RANSOME-KUTI OF NIGERIA, one who with all humility and happiness I am going to share with you all somethings you already know and some you need to know about her.

She joined the people of the earth om 25 October 1900 and left on 13 April 1978
To the hands of chief Daniel Olumeyuwa Thomas and Lucretia Phyllis Omoyeni Adeosolu of the Jibolu-Taiwo family.

Being the son of a returned slave from Sierra Leone, who painstakingly traced his ancestral history back to Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.
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19 Oct 18
Good evening wonderful people, I am sure you are all good, so today we start our series and I hope I will be able to meet up with your request, for those who made the request for this story.

Please your objective contributions are needed.

SERIES TITLE : YORUBA OBAS
I have done a story about Oduduwa and so today i will start with Osangangan Obamakin who was the 2nd Ooni of Ife, a paramount traditional ruler of Ile Ife, the ancestral home of the Yorubas. He succeeded Ooni Oduduwa and was succeeded by his son, Ooni Ogun.
Ooni Ogun was the 3rd Ooni of Ife, a paramount traditional ruler of Ile Ife, the ancestral home of the Yorubas. He succeeded his father Ooni Osangangan Obamakin and was succeeded by Obalufon Ogbogbodirin.

Obalufon Ogbogbodirin was the 4th Ooni of Ife
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29 Jul 18
STORY STORY.

STORY

GOOD AFTERNOON , FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO WENT TO CHURCH/MOSQUE, HOW WAS SERVICE, FOR THOSE AT HOME, HOW IS HOME.

GATHER LET'S HAVE FUN, ITS TIME
SORRY FOR THE DELAY, NETWORK HUMBLED ME
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STORY TITLE : WHY CATS KILLS RATS
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Ansa was King of Calabar for fifty years. He had a very faithful cat as a housekeeper, and a rat was his house-boy. The king was an obstinate, headstrong man, but was very fond of the cat, who had been in his store for many years.
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