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Opin War: How Ilorin subjugated the Ekitis

The Opin war brought a vast stretch of Ekitiland up to Ikole under Ilorin`s rule. This war began as a simple search for a runaway slave called Esu, who escaped from Ilorin to Ekitiland, where he became a marauder against Ilorin traders passing through that territory. The episode began when Esu: “left Ilorin and settled first at Egbe then at Itagi and finally at Isan, leading a predatory life in those regions, kidnapping peaceful traders, sparing none, and was particularly hard on the Ilorin traders. In th

  2 years ago ago
Opin War: How Ilorin subjugated the Ekitis

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Throwback to history: Ekiti in history

Ekiti IN HISTORY 1.IFA: "Orunmila Agboniregun" who spent larger part of his life in Ekitiland particularly in Ado Ekiti and it was in this great land Ifa was born. Ado ni Ile Ifa. Ado is the home of IFA AKEREFINUSUGBON.  (2) OGUN Lakaaye, the god of war and iron is also proud citizen of this "Land of Honour" He decided to reside in Ikole Ekiti (IKOLE AYE) after leaving IKOLE ORUN, based in IRE EKITI and enter into the mother earth in same very Ire Ekiti. IRE is the territory built by OGUN ONIRE. IRENIMOGUN

  2 years ago ago
Throwback to history: Ekiti in history