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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by cahnellven: 12:23am On Sep 01, 2015
for those looking for an ILAJE Man that will claim yoruba, here I i am.

I am an ILAJE, and very much yoruba, no doubt.

Y is this question even up for debate?

It's like asking if a pathologist is a doctor, doesn't that sound ridiculous?

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by dictbennie(m): 12:31am On Sep 01, 2015
jaymichael:
Not everyone is as ignorant about his race as you are. My closest friend in this life of close to 30 years is Apoi. He is very Yoruba as me (an Ibadan man) both in Language, name and culture. If I drop his surname, no true Apoi will not that recognize that name. Sowore the publisher of SAHARAREPORTERS is an Apoi Ijaw from ondo state. Just do a google search of APOI IJAW and learn. Their language has a rhythmic similarities with the Ilaje, Ekiti, Awori dialect.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Apoi_tribe
http://thenationonlineng.net/behold-the-first-woman-traditional-ruler-in-ijaw-land/
http://www.ijaw-naa.org/ijaw/home.htm

Oga, before you come here to inform gullible persons here trash here, let me educate you....The Apoi's of ondo state are not yorubas, they migrated from Apoi clan in Bayelsa state just like the Arogbos that migrated from Gbaraun in Bayelsa state...the Apoi's bear Yoruba names nd speak like them because of the influence of their neighbours I.e the ikales and the Ilajes..Even the arogbos include some Yoruba words to the Ijaw dialect they speak...As I am talking to you, the Apoi's have traced their origin to the Apoi clan of Bayelsa state which speak the same dialect ijaw like the Arogbos and have started calling their kids ijaw names..I have a few of them as friends...and a family friend was one of the persons that went to Bayelsa then...That's far the Apoi's are now telling their arogbo brothers that they are not more ijaw than them....The AROGBO IJAWS and the APOI'S are pure Ijaw people.....any Apoi man that denies it, doesn't know his origin...simple!

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by dictbennie(m): 12:31am On Sep 01, 2015
jaymichael:
Not everyone is as ignorant about his race as you are. My closest friend in this life of close to 30 years is Apoi. He is very Yoruba as me (an Ibadan man) both in Language, name and culture. If I drop his surname, no true Apoi will not that recognize that name. Sowore the publisher of SAHARAREPORTERS is an Apoi Ijaw from ondo state. Just do a google search of APOI IJAW and learn. Their language has a rhythmic similarities with the Ilaje, Ekiti, Awori dialect.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Apoi_tribe
http://thenationonlineng.net/behold-the-first-woman-traditional-ruler-in-ijaw-land/
http://www.ijaw-naa.org/ijaw/home.htm

Oga, before you come here to inform gullible persons trash here, let me educate you....The Apoi's of ondo state are not yorubas, they migrated from Apoi clan in Bayelsa state just like the Arogbos that migrated from Gbaraun in Bayelsa state...the Apoi's bear Yoruba names nd speak like them because of the influence of their neighbours I.e the ikales and the Ilajes..Even the arogbos include some Yoruba words to the Ijaw dialect they speak...As I am talking to you, the Apoi's have traced their origin to the Apoi clan of Bayelsa state which speak the same dialect ijaw like the Arogbos and have started calling their kids ijaw names..I have a few of them as friends...and a family friend was one of the persons that went to Bayelsa then...That's far the Apoi's are now telling their arogbo brothers that they are not more ijaw than them....The AROGBO IJAWS and the APOI'S are pure Ijaw people.....any Apoi man that denies it, doesn't know his origin...simple!

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by tpiander: 12:35am On Sep 01, 2015
dictbennie:


Oga, before you come here to inform gullible persons here trash here, let me educate you....The Apoi's of ondo state are not yorubas, they migrated from Apoi clan in Bayelsa state just like the Arogbos that migrated from Gbaraun in Bayelsa state...the Apoi's bear Yoruba names nd speak like them because of the influence of their neighbours I.e the ikales and the Ilajes..Even the arogbos include some Yoruba words to the Ijaw dialect they speak...As I am talking to you, the Apoi's have traced their origin to the Apoi clan of Bayelsa state which speak the same dialect ijaw like the Arogbos and have started calling their kids ijaw names..I have a few of them as friends...and a family friend was one of the persons that went to Bayelsa then...That's far the Apoi's are now telling their arogbo brothers that they are not more ijaw than them....The AROGBO IJAWS and the APOI'S are pure Ijaw people.....any Apoi man that denies it, doesn't know his origin...simple!


any recent "tracing of origins" is most likely mercenary in nature and origin and as such, probably manipulated and not necessarily valid.


Possibly the Apoi (or some Apoi) might have been descendants of Ijaw fathers and Yoruba mothers, I think there's a group with such links although I'm not sure.
Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by MightySparrow: 4:39am On Sep 01, 2015
Igbos are lost tribes of Israel looking for identity and Aworis, Ilajes, Ikale are found tribes already identified in a domain.
Definitely, they are not an extension of Igbos.

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by absoluteSuccess: 7:51am On Sep 01, 2015
Armaggedon:
Egun are clearly not yoruba, awori have repeatedly warned against being called yoruba.
An ijebu chief last month insisted they are from sudan and not yoruba. I think a proper study needs to be done to avoid lumping pple with another group against their will.
Are you egun? Are you awori? Are you more YORUBA than the Yoruba?

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by absoluteSuccess: 7:55am On Sep 01, 2015
cahnellven:
for those looking for an ILAJE Man that will claim yoruba, here I i am.

I am an ILAJE, and very much yoruba, no doubt.

Y is this question even up for debate?

It's like asking if a pathologist is a doctor, doesn't that sound ridiculous?

The question is asked because folks here want to question the mystery that binds.

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by absoluteSuccess: 8:06am On Sep 01, 2015
Bialegend:

This is exactly what i want them to understand, but Ola6 is here claiming Yoruba when he is just Awori and nothing else. He need to ask his people serious questions about whom he is. Perhaps, he is still too young to understand exactly who he is, so we can forgive him. Those from Badagry don't even see themselves as Yorubas, talk-less of a full blooded Aworian.
I am from Awori, my ancestors are adherents of Orisa Oduduwa, there is Iwori, which is a verb form of Awori in Ifa. Also, Ifa was said to have lived most of his life at Ado, possibly my hometown. The king of the place is called Olofin Adimula Oodua. Please where did your elders said we came from?

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by Bialegend(m): 8:57am On Sep 01, 2015
dictbennie:


Can you explain why Arogbo-ijaw is included in that list of yours please?
No mind him, na so dem dey take claim all Ijaw land where they perceive have oil. Yorubas, why not allow people to be who they want to be?
Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by Bialegend(m): 9:01am On Sep 01, 2015
jaymichael:
If you can, you would have done so and gleefully shove the link down our throats. Your kind have been "factory-fitted" to cause trouble and mischief.
Only fools like you does not know that wikipedia can be reauthored.
Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by Bialegend(m): 9:02am On Sep 01, 2015
cahnellven:
for those looking for an ILAJE Man that will claim yoruba, here I i am.

I am an ILAJE, and very much yoruba, no doubt.

Y is this question even up for debate?

It's like asking if a pathologist is a doctor, doesn't that sound ridiculous?

Speak for yourself man! My co-worker will not take that nonsense from anyone that tries to associate him with yoruba.
Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by anulaxad(m): 9:11am On Sep 01, 2015
jaymichael:
If you can, you would have done so and gleefully shove the link down our throats. Your kind have been "factory-fitted" to cause trouble and mischief.
#

I had to qoute you on this, there are so much people trying to divide us ethnically, I have repeatedly told them that I am an Ijebu and Awori and they seem to ignore that fact, you give them wikipedia and they reject it, even though I said editing it is a very difficult task as it has to be moderated.

I quoted you because when you ask these troublemakers where there from they refuse to speak up, are they ashamed to say where there from.

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by jaymichael(m): 9:22am On Sep 01, 2015
dictbennie:


Oga, before you come here to inform gullible persons trash here, let me educate you....The Apoi's of ondo state are not yorubas, they migrated from Apoi clan in Bayelsa state just like the Arogbos that migrated from Gbaraun in Bayelsa state...the Apoi's bear Yoruba names nd speak like them because of the influence of their neighbours I.e the ikales and the Ilajes..Even the arogbos include some Yoruba words to the Ijaw dialect they speak...As I am talking to you, the Apoi's have traced their origin to the Apoi clan of Bayelsa state which speak the same dialect ijaw like the Arogbos and have started calling their kids ijaw names..I have a few of them as friends...and a family friend was one of the persons that went to Bayelsa then...That's far the Apoi's are now telling their arogbo brothers that they are not more ijaw than them....The AROGBO IJAWS and the APOI'S are pure Ijaw people.....any Apoi man that denies it, doesn't know his origin...simple!
Yes, just as the Onitsha people are not Igbos because their Ancestors were from Benin. Azikiwe even confirmed it in his biography.

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by jaymichael(m): 9:50am On Sep 01, 2015
Bialegend:

Do not speak for Ikales because you are not one of them, let them come in here and prove you right or wrong which i am sure youy are. I believe we have people from Ikale in this forum.
The father of my Pastor was a king. Who are a better repository of history than the Royal fathers? You see kiddo, Yorubas don't have an identity problem. We know our history, we know where we are coming from and it is not our fault that Your wandering tribe with no heritage, history are desperately looking for an identity.
It is not our fault that the first time your primitive bush tribe witnessed the taste of civilisation was when your Ijaw MASTERS captured your ancestors and sold them into SLAVERY for a bottle of DRY GIN and MIRRORS.
You that have no history wants to rewrite someone else's history because of the cheap 10mb you were given. Omo irankiran

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by cahnellven: 10:11am On Sep 01, 2015
Bialegend:

Speak for yourself man! My co-worker will not take that nonsense from anyone that tries to associate him with yoruba.

You wanted someone to either debunk or confirm your fictitious Co_worker assertion,and I did debunked it.

You once said people shouldn't speak for the ikales/ilajes except themselves, now I've spoken for my people yet you disagree.

If your logic is to be taken into reckoning , your so called co-worker should speak for himself and not for the ILAJE nation


Peace

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by absoluteSuccess: 10:19am On Sep 01, 2015
Bialegend:

No mind him, na so dem dey take claim all Ijaw land where they perceive have oil. Yorubas, why not allow people to be who they want to be?
IBO BOY, WHY NOT LET YORUBA BE YORUBA? WHAT IS THE INSIDE OF YOUR UNHAPPINESS WITH YORUBA FOLKS THAT MAKES YOU WANT THEM FRACTAL?

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by Armaggedon: 1:18pm On Sep 01, 2015
jaymichael:
Not everyone is as ignorant about his race as you are. My closest friend in this life of close to 30 years is Apoi. He is very Yoruba as me (an Ibadan man) both in Language, name and culture. If I drop his surname, no true Apoi will not that recognize that name. Sowore the publisher of SAHARAREPORTERS is an Apoi Ijaw from ondo state. Just do a google search of APOI IJAW and learn. Their language has a rhythmic similarities with the Ilaje, Ekiti, Awori dialect.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Apoi_tribe
http://thenationonlineng.net/behold-the-first-woman-traditional-ruler-in-ijaw-land/
http://www.ijaw-naa.org/ijaw/home.htm
even your links prove those guys are not yorubas.
Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by Armaggedon: 1:22pm On Sep 01, 2015
absoluteSuccess:
IBO BOY, WHY NOT LET YORUBA BE YORUBA? WHAT IS THE INSIDE OF YOUR UNHAPPINESS WITH YORUBA FOLKS THAT MAKES YOU WANT THEM FRACTAL?
he is only trying to let yoruba be yoruba by "seperating" those that are not yoruba from the yorubas. Do u get it?

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by jaymichael(m): 1:31pm On Sep 01, 2015
Armaggedon:
even your links prove those guys are not yorubas.
It proves they are Igbos.

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by absoluteSuccess: 2:37pm On Sep 01, 2015
Armaggedon:
he is only trying to let yoruba be yoruba by "seperating" those that are not yoruba from the yorubas. Do u get it?
I get, he is the mouthpiece to these people through the inspiration of the anger of his co-worker, whose warning has become the holy grail of history to the people in question. Angry con-worker=igbo history. You can tell me what I should believe about my ancestry. Are you an Osu man? If no, how do I know? That is the true amargeddon

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by Nobody: 10:04am On Sep 03, 2015
buharisambisada:
You guys be forming unity of yoruba tribes when infact the reality is most parents of this minority ethnic groups reminds their kids daily that they are not yoruba ,go and tell a typical ilaje man or itsekiri man that he's yoruba and see what happens,these are not yoruba tribes when they are with real yoruba the difference shows if i speak ilaje or itsekiri i bet you it would be strange to yoruba people.

Ilaje is entirely different from most Yoruba Dialect, There language is more related to Us (Itsekiri) An Average Ilaje Man sees himself as an Ilaje man nt Yoruba , but only On NL do you see Them tagging Ilaje Yoruba, Maybe Its because Of There Riches .....



Ilaje Is Ilaje
Yoruba is Yoruba
Itsekiri is Itsekiri.

Big tribe always looking for way to claim Small tribe in Nigeria, Same sheet happening in Delta north

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by absoluteSuccess: 10:22am On Sep 03, 2015
Goodboiyy:


Ilaje is entirely different from most Yoruba Dialect, There language is more related to Us (Itsekiri) An Average Ilaje Man sees himself as an Ilaje man nt Yoruba , but only On NL do you see Them tagging Ilaje Yoruba, Maybe Its because Of There Riches .....



Ilaje Is Ilaje
Yoruba is Yoruba
Itsekiri is Itsekiri.

Big tribe always looking for way to claim Small tribe in Nigeria, Same sheet happening in Delta north
And small tribes are always saints.

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by Wulfruna(f): 10:23am On Sep 03, 2015
Goodboiyy:


Ilaje is entirely different from most Yoruba Dialect, There language is more related to Us (Itsekiri) An Average Ilaje Man sees himself as an Ilaje man nt Yoruba , but only On NL do you see Them tagging Ilaje Yoruba, Maybe Its because Of There Riches .....



Ilaje Is Ilaje
Yoruba is Yoruba
Itsekiri is Itsekiri.

Big tribe always looking for way to claim Small tribe in Nigeria, Same sheet happening in Delta north

Oh really? You are in a position to speak for the Ilaje?

I guess we should all listen to you rather than the Ilaje people in these Ilaje-owned websites who clearly say Ilaje are a Yoruba sub-group (like all the other subgroups).

http://www.ilajecwa.org.uk/history.htm

http://ilajeusa.com/History.htm

Talk about your own Itsekiri and leave the Ilaje alone.

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by Nobody: 11:42am On Sep 03, 2015
Wulfruna:


Oh really? You are in a position to speak for the Ilaje?

I guess we should all listen to you rather than the Ilaje people in these Ilaje-owned websites who clearly say Ilaje are a Yoruba sub-group (like all the other subgroups).

http://www.ilajecwa.org.uk/history.htm

http://ilajeusa.com/History.htm

Talk about your own Itsekiri and leave the Ilaje alone.

my point here is tat ilaje re more related to us than most Yoruba sub group.

if an Ilaje man speaks u from Ogun won't understand, likewise us, 80% of them sees themselves as ilaje.

PS: I hold nothing against Yoruba, am just telling wat I know
Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by Wulfruna(f): 12:30pm On Sep 03, 2015
Goodboiyy:


my point here is tat ilaje re more related to us than most Yoruba sub group.

if an Ilaje man speaks u from Ogun won't understand, likewise us, 80% of them sees themselves as ilaje.

PS: I hold nothing against Yoruba, am just telling wat I know

Did you take a poll to arrive at that 80%?

It doesn't even mean anything if 100% of them see themselves as Ilaje...because 100% of Ijebu see themselves as Ijebu, and 100% of Ekiti see themselves as Ekiti. On a higher level of kinship, all identify as Yoruba, and that includes the Ilaje.

So what if their dialect has affinities with Itsekiri language? Every objective scholar knows that Itsekiri language is basically Yoruba-derived with Edo loanwords. That the Itsekiri do not identify as Yoruba doesn't change linguistic facts. Though I respect their decision to be themselves, but language-wise let's not deceive ourselves.

Again, so what if someone from the more central Yoruba areas do not understand Ilaje easily? Do you think all Yorubas can communicate easily among themselves if they speak only their dialects? Do you know how many Yorubas have told me that they do not understand Ekiti and Awori people when they speak? Should Awori and Ekiti cease to be Yoruba, then?

Ilaje people have spoken. Their official position which you can find on their websites and other forums is that they are a sub-group of Yoruba - like all the other subgroups. Leave then alone and focus on your Itsekiri ethnic disitinction.

PS: I'm not even Yoruba. I'm from the Niger Delta like you ( though I prefer not to talk about my ethnicity.) I'm just someone with a professional interest in Nigerian groups.

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by TonySpike: 12:35pm On Sep 03, 2015
Wulfruna:


Did you take a poll to arrive at that 80%?

It doesn't even mean anything if 100% of them see themselves as Ilaje...because 100% of Ijebu see themselves as Ijebu, and 100% of Ekiti see themselves as Ekiti. On a higher level of kinship, all identify as Yoruba, and that includes the Ilaje.

So what if their dialect has affinities with Itsekiri language? Every objective scholar knows that Itsekiri language is basically Yoruba-derived with Edo loanwords. That the Itsekiri do not identify as Yoruba doesn't change linguistic facts. Though I respect their decision to be themselves, but language-wise let's not deceive ourselves.

Again, so what if someone from the more central Yoruba areas do not understand Ilaje easily? Do you think all Yorubas can communicate easily among themselves if they speak only their dialects? Do you know how many Yorubas have told me that they do not understand Ekiti and Awori people when they speak? Should Awori and Ekiti cease to be Yoruba, then?

Ilaje people have spoken. Their official position which you can find on their websites and other forums is that they are a sub-group of Yoruba - like all the other subgroups. Leave then alone and focus on your Itsekiri ethnic disitinction.

PS: I'm not even Yoruba. I'm from the Niger Delta like you ( though I prefer not to talk about my ethnicity.) I'm just someone with a professional interest in Nigerian groups.

I don't know why you even bothered to reply or correct some of these online nonentities. I can bet that the guy you quoted is most likely to be from the South-East. When you see online commenters producing random percentages like 80% of them, 85% of Abuja, 75% of Lagos and so on...they are most likely to be from the "highly revered" Igboland!

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by Wulfruna(f): 12:53pm On Sep 03, 2015
TonySpike:


I don't know why you even bothered to reply or correct some of these online nonentities. I can bet that the guy you quoted is most likely to be from the South-East. When you see online commenters producing random percentages like 80% of them, 85% of Abuja, 75% of Lagos and so on...they are most likely to be from the "highly revered" Igboland!

LOL. He's been posting here for a while. He is not fond of the Igbos at all. He's Itsekiri. I'm very sure about that.

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by Nobody: 3:10pm On Sep 03, 2015
Wulfruna:


Did you take a poll to arrive at that 80%?

It doesn't even mean anything if 100% of them see themselves as Ilaje...because 100% of Ijebu see themselves as Ijebu, and 100% of Ekiti see themselves as Ekiti. On a higher level of kinship, all identify as Yoruba, and that includes the Ilaje.

So what if their dialect has affinities with Itsekiri language? Every objective scholar knows that Itsekiri language is basically Yoruba-derived with Edo loanwords. That the Itsekiri do not identify as Yoruba doesn't change linguistic facts. Though I respect their decision to be themselves, but language-wise let's not deceive ourselves.

Again, so what if someone from the more central Yoruba areas do not understand Ilaje easily? Do you think all Yorubas can communicate easily among themselves if they speak only their dialects? Do you know how many Yorubas have told me that they do not understand Ekiti and Awori people when they speak? Should Awori and Ekiti cease to be Yoruba, then?

Ilaje people have spoken. Their official position which you can find on their websites and other forums is that they are a sub-group of Yoruba - like all the other subgroups. Leave then alone and focus on your Itsekiri ethnic disitinction.

PS: I'm not even Yoruba. I'm from the Niger Delta like you ( though I prefer not to talk about my ethnicity.) I'm just someone with a professional interest in Nigerian groups.

Hmmm, d way u keep defending Yorubas is your husband/Fiancee from there ? I gat 1 question for you.

If for example Ilaje was ceded to Delta State Will You still Claim They re Yoruba ?.

Well Thanks for your gentle Reply , let Ilaje's speak for themselves.

One Luv

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by Nobody: 3:15pm On Sep 03, 2015
TonySpike:


I don't know why you even bothered to reply or correct some of these online nonentities. I can bet that the guy you quoted is most likely to be from the South-East. When you see online commenters producing random percentages like 80% of them, 85% of Abuja, 75% of Lagos and so on...they are most likely to be from the "highly revered" Igboland!

Lolz, Hahahahahaha,,,,,, these got my Attention, So because I aired my view am nw Igbo ?.

Lolz, pls oo, Nt Igbo, Nt Even related to Them, Am pure Itsekiri ... My dad Itsekiri my mom Urhobo. Lolz,, funny u

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by Wulfruna(f): 5:06pm On Sep 03, 2015
Goodboiyy:


Hmmm, d way u keep defending Yorubas is your husband/Fiancee from there ? I gat 1 question for you.

If for example Ilaje was ceded to Delta State Will You still Claim They re Yoruba ?.

Well Thanks for your gentle Reply , let Ilaje's speak for themselves.

One Luv

I don't call it defending. LOL. I just like things being put as they are.

As for your question, I feel like I have to make one thing perfectly clear: I am not claiming anybody to be any thing. I merely showed you from Ilaje websites that Ilaje people themselves describe themselves officially as Yoruba.

What will happen if they are ceded to Delta State? I don't know - I'm not psychic. Although, I know that ethnic affiliations are sometimes made and broken depending on political climate. So, it won't surprise me a lot if they then begin to drift away from mainstream Yoruba ethnic politics. But I even doubt that they would go that far since they have strong traditions that derived them from Ile-Ife. Those traditions are bound to keep them within the Yoruba commonwealth.

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by absoluteSuccess: 5:42pm On Sep 03, 2015
Wulfruna:


I don't call it defending. LOL. I just like things being put as they are.

As for your question, I feel like I have to make one thing perfectly clear: I am not claiming anybody to be any thing. I merely showed you from Ilaje websites that Ilaje people themselves describe themselves officially as Yoruba.

What will happen if they are ceded to Delta State? I don't know - I'm not psychic. Although, I know that ethnic affiliations are sometimes made and broken depending on political climate. So, it won't surprise me a lot if they then begin to drift away from mainstream Yoruba ethnic politics. But I even doubt that they would go that far since they have strong traditions that derived them from Ile-Ife. Those traditions are bound to keep them within the Yoruba commonwealth.
Evidently the guy is thinking from a brotherhood of an imaginary fuure niger-delta country where Ilaje can stand shoulder to shoulder with itshekri, without Yoruba looming large.

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Re: Are The Ilajes, Aworis, Egbas, Ijebus, Ikales And Eguns Really Yoruba? by macof(m): 8:15pm On Sep 03, 2015
Bialegend:

You are looking for trouble when you associate any Ijaw community to Yoruba. Na so una dey take grab land because of other people's oil? Tufiakwa!!
I understand Ijaw troubles on the apoi ondo but this people are in a yoruba dominated state, they speak yoruba like no man's business and call their traditional ruler Oba. ..wetin again?

Which oil is in apoi ondo?

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