OYO TOWN KINGSHIP LINEAGE
History of Oyo Town - Oyo - Page 1 of 1 - naijasky
History of Oyo Town and Oyo Empire Oyo is a city in Oyo State, Nigeria, founded as the capital of the Oyo Kingdom in the 1830s and known to its people as 'New Oyo' (Ọyọ Atiba) to distinguish it from the former capital to the north, 'Old Oyo' (Ọyọ-Ile), which had been deserted as a result of rumors of war. Its inhabitants are mostly of the Yoruba people, and its ceremonial ruler is the
70 African Americans Visit Nigerian King Alaafin Palace
May 28, 2018By Bode Durojaiye Over the weekend 70 Black Americans traced their ancestral lineage to the ancient town of Oyo.
Oyo Empire - Wikipedia
The origins of the Oyo Empire lie with Oranyan (also known as Oranmiyan), the last prince of the Yoruba Kingdom of Ile-Ife (Ife). Oranyan made an agreement with his brother to launch a punitive raid on their northern neighbors for insulting their father Oduduwa, the first Ooni of Ife.Capital: Oyo-Ile (1300-1535);(1600-1896), Oyo-Igboho Religion: Yoruba religion, Christianity, IslamGovernment: Elective Monarchy RepublicStatus: Empire
Alaafin of Oyo – Nigerian Kingdoms
Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III (born 15 October 1938) is the Alaafin, or traditional ruler, of the Yoruba town of Oyo and rightful heir to the throne of its historic empire. Lamidi Adeyemi succeeded Alaafin Gbadegesin Ladigbolu II in 1970, during the governorship of Colonel Robert Adeyinka Adebayo, after the end of the Nigerian Civil War.
>OYOTUNJI VILLAGE IN SOUTH CAROLINA,UNITED STATES
Nov 18, 2010Oyo Tunji is popularly referred to as “the African village.” The current leader, known as Oba (king) Efuntola Oseijeman Adefunmi I, along with a handful of priests and priestesses, established Oyo Tunji in 1970, near the town of Sheldon, where routes 17 and 21 intersect.Author: Yeye Akilimali Funua Olade
Oyo, Oyo - Wikipedia
Oyo is a city in Oyo State, Nigeria, founded as the capital of the Oyo Kingdom in the 1830s and known to its people as 'New Oyo' (Ọyọ Atiba) to distinguish it from the former capital to the north, 'Old Oyo' (Ọyọ-Ile), which had been deserted as a result of rumors of war. Its inhabitants are mostly of the Yoruba people, and its ruler is the imperial majesty Alaafin of Oyo.Climate: AwState: Oyo StateCountry: NigeriaArea: 2,427 km² (937 sq mi)
ALAAFIN OF OYO, Ayanshina Khalid chanting on the lineage
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Shaki, Oyo - Wikipedia
Originally part of the Oyo Empire, Shaki became a Yoruba refugee settlement after the destruction in 1835 of Old Oyo (Katunga), 70 miles (113 km) east-northeast, by Fulani conquerors. By the early 1860s the Yoruba Mission had established an Anglican church in the town.Country: NigeriaGovernment Governor: Engineer Seyi MakindeState: Oyo StatePopulation(2006): 388,225
Olubadan - Wikipedia
The Olubadan (Olubadan means Lord of Ibadan) is the royal title of the king of Ibadan land in Nigeriaan was founded in the 16th century, but the present Yoruba people only took control around 1820. By 1850 they had established their unusual succession principle, which is quite different compared with other traditional Yoruba rulers in that it alternates between two lines.
Egba people - Wikipedia
(The Olubara is not an Egba king; he is a Yewa king although his domain is located geographically within the present day Abeokuta.) It is worthy of note that the original town and settlement of the Egba nation was under and around Olumo Rock, which is in the Ikija/Ikereku area of the Egba Oke Ona. The Jagunna of Itoko is the Chief Priest of Olumo.