The name Tiyamiyu is a derivative from the Yoruba word "Ti iya mi loju" which implies my mother is the greatest or dearest.[ citation needed ] Oral traditional authority has it that the name which is similar to Tiamiyu and of the same meaning was first adopted by a male—in Iperu, Ogun state of Nigeria—whom was a practitioner of the Yoruba religion, and upon conversion to Islam wanted a unique name but "funky."
The man, named Amusan, is the grandson of Bisuga (whose father was one of the earlier settlers with Akesan-Iperu), a chief of Iperu from the Amororo royal quarters in Iperu whom gave evidence during the quest for Remo independence from Ijebu-Ode.
It was Amusan, the grand child who was married to Sefinatu— that adopted the name Tiyamiyu.,as against the Muslim variant 'Tiamiyu'
Ijebu-Ode is a town in Ogun State, South Western geopolitical zone in Nigeria, close to the A121 highway. The city is located 110 km by road north-east of Lagos; it is within 100 km (62 mi) of the Atlantic Ocean in the eastern part of Ogun State and possesses a warm tropical climate.
Ijebu is a Yoruba kingdom in Nigeria. It was formed around the fifteenth century. According to legend, its ruling dynasty was founded by Obanta whose personal name was Ogborogan of Ile-Ife. Its contemporary successor is one of the country's traditional states.
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Osun State, occasionally known as the State of Osun by the state government, is a state in southwestern Nigeria; bounded to the east by Ekiti and Ondo states, to the north by Kwara State, to the south by Ogun State and to the west by Oyo State. Named for the River Osun—a vital river which flows through the state—the state was formed from the southeast of Oyo State on 27 August 1991 and has its capital as the city of Osogbo.
Sagamu or Ishagamu is a conglomeration of thirteen towns located in Ogun State along the Ibu River and Eruwuru Stream between Lagos and Ibadan, founded in the mid 19th century by members of the Remo branch of the Yoruba people in south-western Nigeria. The 13 towns that made it up are : Makun, Offin Sonyindo, Epe, Ibido, Igbepa, Ado, Oko, Ipoji, Batoro, Ijoku, Latawa and Ijagba. It is the capital of Remo Kingdom and the paramount ruler of the kingdom - Akarigbo of Remo's palace is in the town of Offin.
The Church of the Lord (Aladura) is an African Initiated Church founded by Josiah Olunowo Ositelu in 1925, and inaugurated in 1930 in Ogere Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria. Ositelu was born on 15 May 1900 at Ogere, ?ijebu-Remo, Ogun State in Nigeria.
Epe is a town and Local Government Area (LGA) in Lagos State, Nigeria located on the north side of the Lekki Lagoon and about 90 km from Ibadan. During the 2006 Census, the population of Epe was approximately 181,409.
The Dagburewe of Idowa is one of the major royal titles which has survived within southern Nigeria for over 300 years.
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The Itsekiri language is a major branch of the Yoruboid group of languages, which as a group, is a key member of the Volta–Niger sub-family of the Niger–Congo family of African languages. Itsekiri is spoken by nearly 900,000 people in Nigeria as a first language and by many others as an additional language notably in the Niger Delta and in parts of Edo and Ondo states of Nigeria. The other key members of the Yoruboid group are Yoruba and Igala along with the various Yoruba dialects spoken in Benin and Togo.
Ijebu may also refer to:
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The Ìjẹ̀bú people are an sub-ethnic group hailing from Nigeria. They are a part of the broader Yoruba people who are native to south-central Yorubaland, located in the southwest of the country. The Ijebu people speak the Ijebu language, a dialect of the Yoruba language.