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List of Yoruba Obas who are entitled to wear Crown (Compiled in 1931).

List of Yoruba Obas who are entitled to wear Crown (Compiled in 1931)

This is a list of ancient Yoruba Obas on the the throne as of the time this list was compiled. The list was arranged in no particular order.

The 1931 list of the 54 Obas is reproduced exactly as published in the Nigerian Tribune of April 6, 1987 as follows:

1. Ooni- Ife 

2. Alaafin - Oyo

3. Olowu - Abeokuta

4. Oba Ado – Ado-Bini

5. Ore Otun – Ottun

6. Orangun – Ila

7. Awujale – Ijebu-Ode

8. Apero – Ijero

9. Olojudo – Ido Ogundaru

10. Ilara – Ara

11. Elekole – Ikole

12. Owa –Ijesa

13. Oloye - Oye

14. Alake – Abeokuta

15. Ewi – Ado

16. Alaye – Efon

17. Ologotun

18. Akarigbo – Shagamu

19. Oloyi Ife – Oyi Ife (Jebba)

20. Agura – Abeokuta

21. Ogoga – Ikere

22. Oshemowe – Ondo

23. Oshile – Abeokuta

24. Elemure – Emure

25. Onigbajo – Igbajo

26. Olowo Oko – Owo

27. Olowo Ile – Owo

28. Ewusi – Shagamu (Onimakun)

29. Onise – Ise

30. Olojudo – Ido Efon

31. Owa Idanre

32. Alajogun – Ajase

33. Oba Dada – Dahomey

34. Onibara – Abeokuta

35. Onire – Ire ti Oye

36. Oloton – oton Koro

37. Owa Igbara – Igbara

38. Olojudo – Ido Oshun

39. Oniseri – Iseri

40. Oloja Oke – Imesi I

41. Oloja Oke – Imesi II

42. Ologere – Ogere

43. Olo – Obagun

44. Elepe – Shagamu (Alupon).

45. Owalubo – Ubo

46. Onilawe – Ilawe

47. Onipokia – Ipokia

48. Onitede – Tede

49. Olohan – Ohan (Ara)

50. Alapa – Agbonda

51. Oloba – Akure

52. Oniro – Iro

53. Olota – Otta

54. Onitori – Itori

Note that countless number of Obas have emerged since then.

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