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5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by Sunky200: 4:55pm On Dec 30, 2019
Yoruba, a language homed in the Southwestern part of Nigeria, is one of the most widely spoken languages heard in other part of Africa, North America, United Kingdom and Europe.

Due to the effect of the Trans - Atlantic Slave Trade that occurred in the 18 century, sons and daughters of the Yoruba kingdom has spread around the world and have impacted in one way or the other to uplift the tribes culture and tradition.

Recently, the Representative of the Oduduwa Kingdom and Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja(ii) has been on mission to trend the the practice of the Yoruba culture and tradition globally

In this article, we're going to list out 5 Foreign Countries that speaks this language, of which one of them has granted it as an official language.

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by Saao(m): 4:58pm On Dec 30, 2019
Where is the article? Just want to see the five countries that the language is spoken.

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by Sunky200: 4:59pm On Dec 30, 2019
1. El - Salvador

El Salvador is a North America country, that cherish Yoruba language a lot.

This country home a lot of Yoruba culture since the Yoruba slaved were concentrated in the country.

This particular country do exactly what is done in Yoruba land. They worship Sango, God of Thunder (Xango), Iyemoja, God of Water (Lemanja) and other Yoruba Traditional practice.

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by TechTanic(f): 4:59pm On Dec 30, 2019
Haa

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by twhy111(m): 5:01pm On Dec 30, 2019
Are you sure that's the most widely spoken language outside Africa?

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by Sunky200: 5:02pm On Dec 30, 2019
2. CUBA

Cuba which happens to be the second smallest country in the whole world also home Yoruba indigene in the country.

It is mostly spoken in the black side of the country.

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by Adefatima: 5:02pm On Dec 30, 2019
Some hates from sad beast will derail the thread

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by Sunky200: 5:05pm On Dec 30, 2019
3. Brazil

Brazil happen to be one of the countries that homes predecessor of the victim of the then slave trade.

Many Yoruba indigene has marooned around in the south and north America and most of them that have love for their source have trace it back to Nigeria to continue its practices.

Ooni Ogunwusi in 2018 find his way to the authority of the Brazil republic and has made the country assigned Yoruba Language as an Official language of the country.

Brazil has the largest number of Yoruba indigenes abroad.

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by Nobody: 5:05pm On Dec 30, 2019
I thought yorubas dont move outside lagos o, never knew they had this influence even outside the continent.

Kerosene- Ogogoro express news wont be happy


Btw Benin or togo has a huge yoruba heritage too

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by fjjc(m): 5:07pm On Dec 30, 2019
Please, which other three countries are involved.

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by huptin(m): 5:12pm On Dec 30, 2019
The Yoruba are giants but Nigeria have reduced that great tribe to common rats, sad! Very Sad!

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by Sunky200: 5:13pm On Dec 30, 2019
4. United Kingdom

Since the British Empire are the ones that colonize Nigeria, it is worthy of note that Yoruba indigene are of high population in this country.

We gathered that it is of additional advantage for anybody that can speak Yoruba to get recruited to the British Police.

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by coolitempa(f): 5:23pm On Dec 30, 2019
This list is by no means correct.....how about parts of Togo, Republic of Benin and Ghana where there are indigenous Yoruba people as well? Or is OP arguing that these are by no means foreign countries?

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by Sunky200: 5:24pm On Dec 30, 2019
5. Bahia
Bahia is a state in Brazil, Yoruba is one of the most widely spoken languages in this state.
It is historic because it home the pelourinho, the building where the Yorubas and other slaves from other western countries were kept before they are been dispersed to there merchants in the 17th century.

Other countries that speaks Yoruba are Togo, Benin Republic, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana, Gambia, North America, Europe, and the Caribbean Islands.

According to Wikipedia, Yoruba is the most widely spoken language outside Nigeria and Africa. It's been estimated that there are over 40 million Yoruba primary and secondary language speakers across the globe.


Source:
http://news-af.feednews.com/news/detail/bf408b3666000e7ec0a6c81f8d87e36c?country=ng&language=en&share=1&client&fbclid=IwAR1kFNzxuNtCJd6OMXfVBIJukZ4H6Id479mzzLvCAqNM2y2NC--YVIBfAIw

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by coolitempa(f): 5:27pm On Dec 30, 2019
Sunky200:
5. Bahia
Bahia is a state in Brazil, Yoruba is one of the most widely spoken languages in this state.
It is historic because it home the pelourinho, the building where the Yorubas and other slaves from other western countries were kept before they are been dispersed to there merchants in the 17th century.

Other countries that speaks Yoruba are Togo, Benin Republic, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana, Gambia, North America, Europe, and the Caribbean Islands.

According to Wikipedia, Yoruba is the most widely spoken language outside Nigeria and Africa. It's been estimated that there are over 40 million Yoruba primary and secondary language speakers across the globe.


Source:
http://news-af.feednews.com/news/detail/bf408b3666000e7ec0a6c81f8d87e36c?country=ng&language=en&share=1&client&fbclid=IwAR1kFNzxuNtCJd6OMXfVBIJukZ4H6Id479mzzLvCAqNM2y2NC--YVIBfAIw

I hope to visit this place in the future, their Yoruba heritage is very very strong from friends who have visited the place.

https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwi-1PTs5N3mAhUBURUIHSI3Cm0QwqsBMAF6BAgKEAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D7OezfLVW4aM&usg=AOvVaw39jluVMWziAP5Vk75YHXuY

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by coolitempa(f): 5:28pm On Dec 30, 2019
Sierra Leone is also heavily influenced by Yorubas, a lot of them have pure Yoruba names as do many Liberians.

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by coolitempa(f): 5:33pm On Dec 30, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-7y3MxhuYU

Ooni;s visit to the oldest Yoruba temple in Bahia.'''2018.

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by spy24(m): 5:35pm On Dec 30, 2019
Sunky200:
2. CUBA

Cuba which happens to be the second smallest country in the whole world also home Yoruba indigene in the country.

It is mostly spoken in the black side of the country.
Second smallest country ? undecided
Please its not
Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by StaffofOrayan(m): 5:40pm On Dec 30, 2019
That's why I hope men like MURIC have a date with thunder,
See people dying to be Yoruba and some dumbass are clamouring for sharia!!!

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by spy24(m): 5:40pm On Dec 30, 2019
Mikecold:
I thought yorubas dont move outside lagos o, never knew they had this influence even outside the continent.

Kerosene- Ogogoro express news wont be happy


Btw Benin or togo has a huge yoruba heritage too
Yes your thoughts are correct .when compared to Easterners them they learn for traveling. That aside
This ones were forced migrants they did not travel there on their own

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by FrLukas(m): 5:40pm On Dec 30, 2019
Op, sorry but you haven't done justice to this article at all.

Why not start with African countries beside Nigeria that have indigenous Yoruba speakers before leaving the shores of Africa and arrange them well so that the thread can be front page worthy.

There are even Yoruba settlements in the United States. You mentioned Bahia, a state in Brazil after already mentioning Brazil. undecided

You killed the potential of this article and I was so looking forward to learning here.

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by spy24(m): 5:42pm On Dec 30, 2019
Mikecold:
I thought yorubas dont move outside lagos o, never knew they had this influence even outside the continent.

Kerosene- Ogogoro express news wont be happy


Btw Benin or togo has a huge yoruba heritage too
Yes your thoughts are correct .when compared to Easterners them they learn for traveling. That aside
This ones were forced migrants they did not travel there on their own.
Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by coolitempa(f): 5:52pm On Dec 30, 2019
The strength of our culture is inherent in the fact that some of people were forcefully carted away by the evil of slave trade but little did the Europeans know that such is our strength that it would not only survive but would thrive and conquer wherever we are.....

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by ZombieTERROR: 5:59pm On Dec 30, 2019
Rubbish

Yoruba language is only spoken in Sw... Togo where all Yoruba people originated from before they invaded Nigeria and Benin Republic .

There should be a thread asking some people to move back to the country of their origin....

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by thelastmediator: 6:22pm On Dec 30, 2019
I would love to visit Bahia someday... list updated.

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by franchasng: 6:45pm On Dec 30, 2019
Lol
Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by ABCthings: 7:05pm On Dec 30, 2019
Lol, so any duke and harry now can be claiming Yoruba heritage?

I hope they know how to sing well sha..
Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by TheFacelessMan: 7:09pm On Dec 30, 2019
GuyWise101:
These Yorubats people are different from the oyoroba and afonja people we have here in Nigeria...


The ones in Nigeria are wicked, selfish, betrayals and ritaulist.

MODs should ban people without anything worthwhile to contribute.

People like you use borrowed data to spew rubbish.

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by sammyj: 7:11pm On Dec 30, 2019
cheesy Some Ipodians would not be happy wit the OP. Just watch as more will come spewing their usual rants just like the ones above !!! grin

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Re: 5 Foreign Countries That Speaks YORUBA, No. 3 Use It As Official Language by Timatayo1: 7:52pm On Dec 30, 2019
Am just proud to be a Yoruba man.....period

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