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NIGERIA POLITICS: Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti Biography

NIGERIA POLITICS: Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti Biography

Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900-1978), a leading activist during Nigerian women’s anti-colonial struggles, belonged to the Egba subgroup of the Yoruba people1. The people now collectively known as the Yoruba trace their origin to the sacred city of Ile-Ife, where, according to myth, the human race was created.

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NIGERIA: Fela Kuti Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Fela Kuti Biography And Profile

Fela Kuti Biography: Rebelling against oppressive regimes through his music came at a heavy cost. Kuti was arrested 200 times and endured numerous beatings, but continued to write political lyrics, producing 50 albums before he died on August 2, 1997, in Lagos, Nigeria.

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