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Top 74 Traditional Rulers In Osun State, Nigeria

1. The Ooni of Ife 2. The Owa Obokun of Ijeshaland 3.The Orangun of Ila 4. Owa-Oye of Imesi Ile 5. Akinla of Erin- Ijesha 6. Owa Omiran of Esa Oke 7. Olotan of Otan Ile 8.Alare of Ilare 9. Ado-Oko of Idoko 10. Ajaoregbe of Ijaregbe 11. Alada of Ada Owode 12. Olomo of Omo 13. Olufewara of Ifewara 14. Olowu of Owu-Epe 15. Oluse of Ise-Ijesha 16. Ataoja of Oshogbo 17. Olufon of Ifon-Osun 18. Elerin of Erin 19. Oloba Ile of Oba Ile 20. Alawo of Awo 21. Alara of Ara 22.Olojo of Ojo 23. Oba Ido of Ido Osun 24. Olukotun

  2 years ago ago
Top 74 Traditional Rulers In Osun State, Nigeria

TRAVEL

Checkout Amazing Photos Of Erin Ijesha Waterfalls.

Erin-ijesha Waterfall also known as Olumirin Waterfall which means "another deity" because it has the appearance of a mysterious figure.Erin-ijesha is a tourist attraction located in Oriade Local Government Area, Osun State, Nigerial.The waterfalls was discovered by an hunter in 1140 AD by one of the daughters of Oduduwa.

  1 year ago ago
Checkout Amazing Photos Of Erin Ijesha Waterfalls.

ENTERTAINMENT

Yoruba culture: Meet the only person and king who is qualified to break the news of Ooni's death

Yoruba is a tribe in the South Western part of Nigeria. Yoruba people are known for their rich culture and strong believe of its people that has been passed from one generation to another generation. What keep the Yoruba people together for long generation is the system of kingship and Ile-ife is believe to be the source of all Yoruba.  The person and king that can only announce the departure of Ooni is Oore of Otun and Mobalaji an helper of Oduduwa and one of the 16 first class Oba in Yoruba land. The present

  1 year ago ago
Yoruba culture: Meet the only person and king who is qualified to break the news of Ooni's death

POLITICS

Do you know First Christian Oba in Yorubaland

Fredrick Kúmókụn Adédeji Haastrup, Ajimoko I, Owa Obokun of Ilesa from April 1896 – September 1901.    He was well into his 70s when he became Owa. He reigned for just a little over six years. He was the first Christian Oba in yorubaland. At about the age of 14 he was captured by Ilorin slave raiders while on an errand, in a place, slightly out of town, near Oke Ibode, taken to the coast and eventually sold to a slave ship. The ship was diverted to Sierra Leone after been cornered by a British anti

  2 years ago ago
Do you know First Christian Oba in Yorubaland

RELIGION

History And Origin Of Ijebu-Jesa Town

Ijebu Jesa which until now before now was known and called Ijebu Egboro is the old noteworthy town in the east of Osun State, Nigeria possesses a vital situation in Ijesaland. In Ijesa division, it is the following most significant town strategically and regarding history. Her Oba is the close to the Owa Obokun of Ijesaland. The town is arranged eight kilometers north of Ilesa and around 128 kilometers east of Ibadan. It lies roughly on scope 7.45 degrees north inside the downpour timberland belt thus offer

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History And Origin Of Ijebu-Jesa Town

ENTERTAINMENT

How the king of a town in Southwest got the original crown of the Yoruba kingdom.

According to history when Oduduwa got to Ile Ife there was no king but he met Agbonmiregun who was the chief priest and the custodian of Ifa. Agbonmiregun was the son of Orunmila who was referred to as the second in command to Olodumare. Obatala was also present there at the time. It is popularly said that in Yoruba land there are only seven crowned kings that are authentically know to be either the son of Oduduwa or his grandsons. Among them is the Alaafin of Oyo, Owa Obokun of Ijesa land, Alake of Egbaland,

  1 year ago ago
How the king of a town in Southwest got the original crown of the Yoruba kingdom.

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The story of Owa Obokun, The powerful warlord in Yoruba land

A grandson of Ajibogun Ajaka (Ubiquitous Warrior) Owa Obokun Onida Arara, one of the most accomplished son of Oduduwa, the progenitor of the Yoruba race of South-Western Nigeria and Benin Republic." Ijesha, as a historic town is one of the oldest settlements in Yorubaland. Other tradition among the Ijesa themselves also traces the origin of the Ijesas state to a younger son of Oduduwa called Obokun (Owa's ancestor), in commemoration of an occasion on which he fetched sea water to cure his father's blindness

  2 years ago ago
The story of Owa Obokun, The powerful warlord in Yoruba land

POLITICS

[Video] Ijeshaland: "Owa-obokun boasts that no government can depose him" -HRH Dr Oyekanmi Ogedengbe

In what seems to be a brewing crisis, the indigenes of Ijeshaland both home and abroad want the government to wade-in and nip issues in Ijeshaland in the bud before it escalates into a full blown menace. In an exclusive interview with HRH Dr Oyekanmi Ogedengbe obanla of Ijeshaland, and the vice chairman, Ijesha traditional council, he made several expository revelation about happenings in Ijeshaland. Amongst the several issues was what he described as the Owa-obokun's (the Paramount ruler, Adimula Oba (Dr)

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[Video] Ijeshaland:

LITERATURE-POETRY

History and Origin of Ijebu-jesa town

Ijebu Jesa which hitherto before now was known and called Ijebu Egboro is the ancient historic town in the east of Osun State, Nigeria occupies a strategic position in Ijesaland. In Ijesa division, it is the next most important town politically and in terms of history. Her Oba is the next to the Owa Obokun of Ijesaland. The town is situated eight kilometers north of Ilesa and about 128 kilometers east of Ibadan. It lies approximately on latitude 7.45 degrees north within the rain forest belt and so offers o

  2 years ago ago
History and Origin of Ijebu-jesa town

POLITICS

Owa Obokun Of Ilesa, Fredrick Adedeji Haastrup Was The First Christian Oba In Yorubaland

The First Christian Oba in Yorubaland. Fredrick Kúmókụ Adédeji Haastrup, Ajimoko I, Owa Obokun of Ilesa from April 1896 – September 1901. He was well into his 70s when he became Owa. He reigned for just a little over six years. He was the first Christian Oba in yorubaland. At about the age of 14 he was captured by Ilorin slave raiders while on an errand, in a place, slightly out of town, near Oke Ibode, taken to the coast and eventually sold to a slave ship. The ship was diverted to Sierra Leone afte

  2 years ago ago
Owa Obokun Of Ilesa, Fredrick Adedeji Haastrup Was The First Christian Oba In Yorubaland

POLITICS

The history of owa-obokun & formation is of ijesha

Ijesa was "founded in 1350 by Owaluse, a grandson of Ajibogun Ajaka (Ubiquitous Warrior) Owa Obokun Onida Arara, one of the most accomplished son of Oduduwa, the progenitor of the Yoruba race of South-Western Nigeria and Benin Republic." Ijesha, as a historic town is one of the oldest settlements in Yorubaland. Other tradition among the Ijesa themselves also traces the origin of the Ijesas state to a younger son of Oduduwa called Obokun (Owa's ancestor), in commemoration of an occasion on which he fetched sea

  2 years ago ago
The history of owa-obokun & formation is of ijesha

POLITICS

Ijesha Crisis Latest: Obanla Fingers Owa Obokun in Water Project Bribery Allegation

It is certainly no longer news that there is a crisis in ancient town of Ilehsa that involves Owa-obokun, Adimula, Oba (Dr) Gabriel Adekunle Aromolaran II, and his second in command, HRH Dr. Oyekanmi Ogedengbe, Obanla of Ijeshaland. The latter recently opened up what has been described as can of worms, by accusing the former of various weighty allegations.     In the past, Obanla of Ijeshaland, Dr. Ogedengbe had accused Oba Aromolaran of being the stumbling block in the way of development that would have

  2 years ago ago
Ijesha Crisis Latest: Obanla Fingers Owa Obokun in Water Project Bribery Allegation

POLITICS

Ekiti Monarchs Query: Alaafin Of Oyo Writes Governor Fayemi, Urges Him To Tread Softly

In a reaction to the administrative letter served to 11 traditional rulers from the office of Governor Fayemi of Ekiti State, the Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III has written a letter on behalf of the prominent traditional rulers of Yoruba Land to the Ekiti State Governor. The letter which copied the Ooni of Ife, the Awujale of Ijebuland, the Alake of Egbaland, the Owa Obokun of Ijesaland, the Orangun of Ila, and the Olu of Ilaro and the Paramount ruler of Yewaland; the

  2 years ago ago
Ekiti Monarchs Query: Alaafin Of Oyo Writes Governor Fayemi, Urges Him To Tread Softly

POLITICS

Oluwo reacts, says nobody can suspend me

Oba Rasheed Akanbi, Telu 1, the Oluwo of Iwoland, has reacted to his suspnsion by the Osun State Traditional Rulers Council. Reacting to his suspension before leaving the venue of the meeting, Oluwo said nobody has the power to suspend him. He said further that he can afford not to attend the traditional ruler's meeting again and nothing will happen. "I cannot be suspended by anybody. Owa Obokun of Ijesaland didn't come to this traditional council meeting for two years and nothing happened. I can afford not

  2 years ago ago
Oluwo reacts, says nobody can suspend me

POLITICS

[Video] "Ijesha indigenes must know how Owa-obokun of Ijeshaland is anti-progress" - Royal Father

A popular Yoruba adage says "when elders are in the market place, a newborn cannot have sprained neck".  Ijesha indigenes are unhappy with the Owa-obokun, Paramount ruler Adimula, Oba Dr Gabriel Adekunle Aromolaran II. Of particular note is how he demands huge sum of money to scare away investors from Ijeshaland. Watch video clip here: https://youtu.be/Si-FRQ6h2_A In an exclusive interview with HRH Dr Oyekanmi Ogedengbe, Obanla of Ijeshaland, Owa-obokun, through unnecessary financial demands, chased the Re

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