Sefa Turah Yoruba Research Foundation

Ese Ifa Oturah  אשא אףא עתארא

NIJA land of the Yaruba

According to Yoruba Gazzet 1800s, Yoruba were the first occupants in Nigeria, the only tribe that remained while others migrated out of Afrika.

The warriors of Yarubaland were called Omo-Orisha, Moorisha, Moors meaning children of Orisha.  The were armies of Oba Oranyan, the warrior King.   Moorish were Onija-Oranyan, Nijran in Arabik meaning Oranyan armies who ruled the west coast of Afrika to Spain and the world for 800 years till 14th century.

They built Sankore Imodara or Imadara, Modara, Madara (Madras) meaning knowledge is good. Madara today is Oni-Ifa-Orisha, Onifarisha, Onifarise (Onifasity, University) meaning Ifarisha knowledge.

They built the first Onifasity in the world aka Madara (University, Mdaras), San-ko-ire, Sankore Madara in Tinubukutu (Timbuktu), Forobi (Forabay) University, University of Zimbabwe and the first University of Spain in Samalanca.  Sankore is the oldest university in the world built by Yoruba ancestors 3,500BCE initially called Ile Ijubba, Idjubba (E Dub-ba), by 900CE has accomodated lslamik department.  Bieni Bantu Ata (Ibn Bantuta) studied at Sankore Madara, 13th CE

University was originally religion institution. Also a place to study Ifilo-ese-lfa, Filosefa (fhilosofi, Philosophy)

Ipo-aisiki, Ipoaisiki (Psyche, Psycology) meaning mental state of one's destiny, mind, purpose, glory that you were born with.

During Hausa colonisation, in 700BCE letter "p" is silent in the begining of a word because Hausa has no letter "p". Example, Ipe-ire-sala-lmale, Pesalama, Pesalam (Psalm) "prayer of Peace.

They started Imo-adaunshe of Imadaunshe, modaunshe, midaunshe, madaunshe (medicine)

Isheshe, Ishenshe or Isese, isense (Science)

Ite-ogun, Tegun (technology, iron smelting)

Ashiri-orun, Ashiriorun (astrology)

Alateranshe (literature)

Imo-tihi-ami-ishiro, Ima-tihi-ami-ishiro, Matihiamishiro, (Mathimatics)

Aworanyiyaa (Art) that the Europeans are enjoying today

Otito ati Ilana (Thot law)

Hiso-itan-araiyeh, (History) Latinu Yoruba (Yoruba latin, European language)

Kata-kara, Tita-Rira-didaowo (Trade, Track)

Yarubasalam