The History Behind the Yoruba Name
- Post By Dura Johnson
- 2 months ago
There is a myth surrounding the meaning of the word Yoruba, a name claimed to have been given by the Fulani or Hausas to the Oyo people, which means cunning, Just like most myths, this is false and there is no evidence to prove this.
The problem with this myth this that, around what year or what scenario occurred that brought about the people of Oyo being called Yoruba? Also just as we know 100s...