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Ọlọwọ of Ọwọ, Sir Ọlatẹru-Ọlagbegi at Igogo Festival (1960s), Revisited by Tokunbọ Ajaṣin

October 20, 2014


Late Sir Olateru-Olagbegi, Olowo of Owo at a 1960s Igogo Festival dressed in the traditional effeminate dressing for the festival: pleated hair, a beaded top and a big skirt! Photo Credit: Blogger’s archive, Photographer unknown. This picture you displayed is vintage Olowo, I recognize about three of the people around the Olowo. I am reminded […]

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Comments on “OLOWO of Owo Sir Olateru-Olagbegi at Igogo Festival (1960s)

April 13, 2013


The story on IGOGO was posted in the very early hours of yesterday and has actually already attracted readers, although those on the e-list are just being notified.  I’m posting Fatai Bakare’s comments which I believe touch some very important points; my response is also below.  TOLA, Saturday, April 13, 2013.   Fatai Bakare Says: […]

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Ulli Beier: The man who “needed no introduction” continues to speak to many from the grave – Tola Adenle

September 28, 2012


A Book Review Title:                Book Review Title:                Weighing the cost of pin-making:  Ulli Beier in Conversations Edited:            Remi Omodele Publishers:      Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey I had barely gone half the length of the essay by Ms. Omodele when I came to a conclusion that her contribution, a “mere” intro […]

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