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Others: English or French. The Yoruba constitute around 47 million people worldwide. Most Yoruba people speak the Yoruba language , which is the Niger-Congo language with the largest number of native speakers. The Yoruba share borders with the very closely related Itsekiri to the south-east in the North West Niger delta who are ancestrally related to the Yoruba, choose to maintain a distinct cultural identity , Bariba to the north in Benin and Nigeria, the Nupe also to the north and the Ebira to the northeast in central Nigeria. Adjacent to the Ebira and Edo groups are the related Igala people found in the northeast, on the left bank of the Niger River. The Yoruba diaspora consists of two main groupings; first were Yorubas dispersed through Atlantic slave trade mainly to the western hemisphere and the second wave includes relatively recent migrants, the majority of which moved to the United Kingdom and the United States after major economic and political changes in the s to s.
About the Author s. Project Leader: A. The Author s. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License , which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The role of Africa in shaping the global religious landscape, particularly the Christian tradition, designates the continent as one of the major actors of the Christian faith in the 21st century. The inability of European Christianity to address most of the existential realities of Africans and the stigmatisation of African Traditional Religion mainly contributed to the emergence of African Independent Churches in the 19th century in Africa.
Though there is archaeological evidence that societies have been living in Nigeria for more than twenty-five hundred years, the borders of modern Nigeria were not created until the British consolidated their colonial power over the area in The name Nigeria was suggested by British journalist Flora Shaw in the s. She referred to the area as Nigeria, after the Niger River, which dominates much of the country's landscape. The word niger is Latin for black. More than ethnic tribes call present-day Nigeria home. The three largest and most dominant ethnic groups are the Hausa, Yoruba, and Igbo pronounced ee-bo. Prior to their conquest by Europeans, these ethnic groups had separate and independent histories.
Since its independence in , Nigeria has struggled unsuccessfully to clearly articulate the relationship between religion and the state. Whereas the British colonialists seemingly bequeathed to the new nation-state a secular regime at independence, the internal contradictions, which, paradoxically were propagated by the colonial authority, incubated to pose a challenge to the new state soon thereafter. This article therefore seeks to situate the legal and constitutional frontiers of state—religion relations in Nigeria. It is intent on delineating the conceptual boundary between religion and politics, while evaluating the impact of the current relationship on national security. The article advocates for a moderate secular regime—by whatever name—that is constitutionally defined and institutionalized. Most users should sign in with their email address. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in.
It is certain that specialists on the Yoruba religion presented various models of Yoruba religion. The researcher will only cite the following scholars who are authorities on Yoruba religion. Johnson , Peel , Lucas ,Fadipe ,Idowu , Shorter and Awolalu were the early authorities in Yoruba religion. Some recent writers on Yoruba religion are also used in this work. These authors are used because of their major contributions to the Yoruba religion, critical analysis of their work and their relevance to this study. The Yoruba, like many African ethnic groups, are highly religious. Most events of their lives have not only religious undertones but are interpreted with religious sentiments.
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He has published scientific books and articles on regional conflicts, nationalism, the clash of civilisations, the Cyprus dispute, Turkish politics, political party systems, and political party discipline. Mr Opeyemi Adedoyin Odukoya is an M. Today, Africa is laced with some of the most obstinate conflicts, most of them constructed from differences in religious and ethnic identities.
This issue of Africa Update focuses on Yoruba religion. Professor Ade Dopamu, Professor of Religion at Moi University, Kenya, elaborates on various theological issues associated with one of the world's most influential religions, for Yoruba religion claims no less than one hundred million believers worldwide. Kitts, and St. Vincent, in the New World, are millions of adherents. He points out that here the beliefs and organizational structure of the Yoruba religious system remain generally intact, even though they may incorporate other African roots and a veneer of Catholicism.
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de Culture (SAC) in France, the All Africa Conference of Churches. (AACC), the Vatican Abortion; African Christian; African Traditional Religion ATR); All. People's Congress thesis deals with three religions, comparisons will be necessary. religious tolerance and cooperation in Yoruba land to the tolerance inherited.
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