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Orompotoniyun: The First Female Alaafin Of Oyo.

Kabiyasi Alaafin Ajiun Orompotoniyun simply known as Orompoto was the first ruler in history to own a position of king"oba" in Oyo which is one of grew Yoruba state at that time sixteenth century from 1553-1562. Orompoto become the king when his senior brother did not have a male successor before then she was a female regent that drive nupe from oyo in 1555.Legend have it that she cut of her breasts, and wore men cloths for the head chief to accept her as the Alaafin of oyo. Orompoto is known for her use

  2 years ago ago
Orompotoniyun: The First Female Alaafin Of Oyo.

ENTERTAINMENT

How Oronpoto, The Only Female Alaafin Of Oyo Led Oyo To Victories

Have you heard of any story of any woman that ruled the Oyo Empire since the creation of the state? Oronpoto also spelt Orompoto was a female Alaafin of Oyo, and the only female that has ever ruled Oyo since the state came into existence of the state.

  1 year ago ago
How Oronpoto, The Only Female Alaafin Of Oyo Led Oyo To Victories

POLITICS

Meet Orompoto, the first and only female Alaafin of Oyo

It is not easy to come across female leaders or rulers across Nigeria and Africa. As women are seen as low figures in these region. They are seen as assistants, female leaders and leaders of some organizations but they are not always seen as the overall heads. Meet Orompoto or Orompotoniyun as she's commonly called. She is one of the outstanding figure when it comes to female leadership in the traditional soceity. As history may have it,she is known as the first and only female Alaafin of Oyo. The Oyo Empir

  2 years ago ago
Meet Orompoto, the first and only female Alaafin of Oyo

POLITICS

Meet the first and only female Alaafin Of Oyo, Orompoto

Orompotoniyun was the first female Alaafin Of Oyo and she is regarded as one of the bravest rulers in history. Though history seems to forget, we're starting to realise there were more female leaders in the last than we thought. Alaafin Ajiun Orompotoniyun, simply called Orompoto, was the first and only female Alaafin Of Oyo. She ruled the Oyo empire in the 16th century, speculatively from 1554 to 1562. The Oyo empire, located in what in modern day Western and north Central Nigeria, is a Yoruba Empire which

  2 years ago ago
Meet the first and only female Alaafin Of Oyo, Orompoto

POLITICS

See Orompoto, The First And Only Female Alaafin Of Oyo

Though history seems to forget, we're starting to realise there were more female leaders in the past than we thought. Alaafin Ajiun Orompotoniyun, simply called Orompoto, was the first and only female Alaafin of Oyo. She ruled the Oyo empire in the 16th century, speculatively from 1554 to 1562. Orompoto was the sister of her predecessor, Eguguojo who has did not have any male successors so Orompoto succeeded him after his death, getting the title as "king" of the Oyo. Before then, she was a female regent th

  2 years ago ago
See Orompoto, The First And Only Female Alaafin Of Oyo

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"I Won't Give Up My Birth Right" Read Story Of The First And Only Female Alaafin Of Oyo

The history of gender equality and inequality in Nigeria can be traced back to the Old Oyo Empire in the 1550's when Princess Orompoto was crowned King because their was no male successor. Alaafin Orompoto was indeed like no other having carried out a successful transgender surgical operation on herself. She did this in other to convince the council of chiefs. Brief History Of How the events unfolded When Alaafin Ofinran died (father), her elder brother Prince Eguguoju succeeded their father. It was during

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CRIME

Meet Orompoto, The Only Woman Who Have Ruled The Oyo Empire

She was liable for driving the Oyo Empire between the years 1554 to 1562. She was the Child of Alaafin Ofinran and the fantastic little girl of Alaafin Onigbogi, the two leaders of the Empire time permitting.  At the point when her dad kicked the bucket, her sibling, Prince Eguguoju turned into the following in line to the position of authority and he succeeded his dad. Notwithstanding, he kicked the bucket in his young without a male replacement. Her more youthful siblings, Prince Ajiboyede and Prince Tel

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Meet Orompoto, The Only Woman Who Have Ruled The Oyo Empire

CULTURE

Yoruba History: Orompoto, The First Female Alaafin Of Ancient Oyo Empire

Orompoto or Oronpoto) was a female Alaafin of ancient Oyo Empire that spread across modern Western and North-Central Nigeria (Toyin Falola and Ann Genova, 2006). Orompoto became the first woman to become "king" of the Oyo in the imperial era, and the first woman since the pre-imperial ruler Yeyeori (Harry George, 1988).She assumed the throne because there was no male successor within her family at the time and help in driving out the Nupe people from Oyo in 1555 (J. L. Matory). Orompto was the second Oyo monarch

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Yoruba History: Orompoto, The First Female Alaafin Of Ancient Oyo Empire

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Meet The Fierce Orompoto, The First And Only Female Alaafin Of Oyo Empire.

Apparently one thing is clear when it comes to inheriting a kingship stool, it's generally known that woman are not always privilege to attain that status, it's normally vested on a man, well for reasons best known to those who are saddled with the task of electing candidate to the position. But despite this has been an established fact for over hundreds of years, there were rare situation when woman has attained that position, in fact in the sacred Ile Ife and Oyo Empire unarguably the two homes of the Yoruba

  2 years ago ago
Meet The Fierce Orompoto, The First And Only Female Alaafin Of Oyo Empire.

POLITICS

The history of Orompotoniyun, The legendary first female king of Oyo Alaafin

Alaafin Ajiun Orompotoniyun was the first and only female Alaafin (King) of Oyo. She ruled Oyo Empire from 1550 to 1562. Known as Orompoto, she was the sister of King Egungunoju who died without a mature male child to be enthroned king. And to prevent the crown moving away from her kindred, Orompoto magically changed to a man and became king. She first came to the throne as a regent, but she later held onto the throne when some members of the Oyomesi (Council of Chiefs) began to plot how to install themselv

  2 years ago ago
The history of Orompotoniyun, The legendary first female king of Oyo Alaafin

POLITICS

Orompoto: The First Female Alaafin Of Oyo

Orompoto: The first female Alaafin of oyo Alaafin of the old Oyo Empire Omo Oodua Orompotoniyun was the first female Alaafin of Oyo and is regarded as one of the bravest rulers in history. Though history seems to forget, we're starting to realise there were more female leaders in the past than we thought. Alaafin Ajiun Orompotoniyun, simply called Orompoto, was the first and only female Alaafin of Oyo. She ruled the Oyo empire in the 16th century, speculatively from 1554 to 1562. The Oyo empire, located in

  2 years ago ago
Orompoto: The First Female Alaafin Of Oyo

POLITICS

Meet Orompoto, the first female king in western part of Nigeria

Orompoto was, according to oral traditions, the first and only female Alaafin of Oyo. She was the sister of her predecessor, Eguguojo. She assumed the throne in 1554 because there was no male successor from her elder brother at the time. Legend has it that she cut off her breasts (mastectomy) and put on men's clothing to look like a man and for the Oyo Mesi to accept her as Alaafin. In 1557, Alaafin Orompoto (the custodian of the vagina that kills evil plots, the king with the great gift, the king with the

  2 years ago ago
Meet Orompoto, the first female king in western part of Nigeria