Okereke Okereke

Igbo

Okereke Okereke du du ya ya
Okoroafor, Okoroafor du du ya ya
Kwe na oga na ga, o ga na ga ugbua 
O ga na ga, o ga na ga ugbua

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Dan Maliyo, Maliyo, 

Dan Maliyo nawa 

Chorus: Maliyo
 

Yaje inna ne ?
Chorus: Maliyo

 

Ya je Ilorin

Chorus: Maliyo

Bazai dawo ba ?

Chorus: Maliyo


Sai  a watan gobe

Chorus: Maliyo

Gobe de labari

Chorus: Maliyo


jibi da labari

Chorus: Maliyo

Karkada mug an rawar ki

Aris, Aris, Aris. Ra warki Aris

Son of Maliyo, Maliyo, Maliyo

Where has he gone?

Chorus : Maliyo

He went to Ilorin, 

Chorus : Maliyo

Is he going to come back?

Chorus : Maliyo

Not till the coming month

Chorus : Maliyo

Tomorrow with a story

Chorus : Maliyo

The day after tomorrow with a story

Chorus : Maliyo

Turn around and dance for us, showing us your moves

Aris, Aris, Aris ,your dance Aris.

Dan Maliyo

Hausa

 

 
 
 
 

L'abe igi orombo
N'ibe l'agbe nsere wa
Inu wa dun, ara wa ya
L'abe igi orombo

Orombo, orombo
Orombo, orombo.

 

Underneath the Orange Tree
This is where we play our games
We are happy, we feel great
Underneath the Orange Tree

Orange, Orange
Orange, Orange.

L'abe igi orombo

Yoruba

Kedu onye ga a bu oyi mu 
Kedu onye ga a bu oyi mu 
Onye ga a bu oyi mu

Afugo mu oyi mu
Afugo mu oyi mu
Afugo mu oyi mu
Onye ga a bu oyi mu

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Onye ga a bu oyi mu

Igbo

Iwe kiko

Lia si oko ati ada

ko i pee o

ko i pee o

Ise agbe ni ise ilewa

Eni ko sise a ma ja le

Learning without hoe and cutlass

Is not complete

Is not complete

Farmimg is our indigenous  occupation

Anyone who does not work would surely steal.

Iwe Kiko

Yoruba

Onye mere nwa nebe akwa 
Egbe mere nwa nebe akwa 

 

Weta uziza weta ose
Weta ngaji nkuru ofe

 

Umu nnunu aracha ya
Eh! Eh! amaghim onye owu

Who made my baby cry
The hawk made my baby cry 

 

Bring leaves and pepper
Bring spoon let me collect soup


Birds have finished
Eh! Eh! I don't know

Onye mere nwa nebe akwa

Ibo

 
 

"Nne, nne, udu’m a laputa’m o!"

Igbo

"Nne, nne, udu’m a laputa’m o!

Nne, nne, udu’m a laputa’m o!

Udu’m na echu mmiri na ama maro’m mbe a dara

Udu’m na echu mmiri na ama maro’m mbe a dara

Obulu’m s’olu udu, ma obulu I hapu udu n’aba?

Obulu’m s’olu udu ma obulu I hapu udu n’aba"

“Mother, mother, my calabash has put me in trouble! x 2

 

“The calabash that I use to fetch water, I do not know when it fell!” x 2

 

“Am I to follow the calabash, or am I to leave it here and come home?” x 2

 

Eye melo tolongo wale

Yoruba

Eye melo tolongo wale, tolongo
okan dudu aro, tolongo
okan rere osun tolongo
so-so-so surubale – soooo (2x)
Sooo ji ere loni oh!
Awa neye ile ojo
Awa ni adagba ojo
Awa malaca Oluwa,
A sokale la ti wa yin Baba logo
Adumare ye oh
Se oko ni ade ori iyawo ti o mo iyi oko (2x)
Baba ranti wa ki ori ko wa gun oke agba (2x)

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"Mary ni omo aguntan"

Yoruba

Mary ni omo aguntan funfun kereke kan
Tun ke igbe alefiya
Ibi ki bi ti mary lo ni aguntan e tele
Tun ke igbe alefiya
Hurray fun Mary hurray fun aguntan, Hurray fun oluko wa ti o ko wa leko. 
Ibi ki bi ti mary lo ni aguntan e tele
Tun ke igbe alefiya

Mary had a little lamb its fleece was white as snow

and everywhere that Mary went the lamb was sure to go

Hurray for Mary, Hurray for the lamb

and everywhere that Mary went the lamb was sure to go

 
 

"Aye mama aye mama"

Hausa

Aye mama aye mama

Aye mama labo labo

Da aure yakan raka aure

Da na biki mun tafi tare

Aye mama aye mama

Aye mama labo labo

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"Iya lolugbowo"

Yoruba

Iya lolugbowo mi to toju mi ni kekere
Eyin re lo fin pon mi
Iya ku ise mi
Emi ki'ya mi ku'se
Mo si teriba mole
Emi ko le ko'se fun Iya mi mo
Iya o, Iya o, Iya o

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