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Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by kidap: 5:40pm On May 14
Nigerian Traditional Rulers often derive their titles from the rulers of independent states or communities that existed before the formation of modern Nigeria.


They don’t have formal political power, they command respect from their people and have considerable influence.

Below are some titles of kings/ traditional rulers in Yoruba land.

Alaafin of Oyo

Ooni of Ife

Alake of Egba

Olubadan of Ibadan

Awujale of Ijebu-Ode

Alaketu of Ketu

Olowu of Owu

Orangun of Ila

Olupopo of Popo

Eleko of Eko

Deji of Akure

Eleruwa of Eruwa

Olu of Itori

Alaga of Aga-Olowo

Olusi of Usi

Olofa of Ofa

Timi of Ede

Onidanre of Idanre

Soun of Ogbomosho

Akarigbo of Remo

Olu of Mushin

Alaperu of Iperu

Emir of Ilorin

Onisaga of Isaga

Onikoyi of Ikoyi

Olubara of Ibara

Onisabe of Isabe

Elejigbo of Ejigbo

Lalupo of Gbagura

Oluyewa of Aiyetoro

Olota of Ota

Olu of Ilaro

Olufi of Gbogan

Okere of Saki

Ataoja of Osogbo

Olowo of Owo

Attah of Ayiede Ekiti

Osemawe of Ondo

Ebumawe of Ago-Iwoye

Owa Obokun of Ijesa

Oba of Okeho

Ayangburen of Ikorodu

Ajero of Ijero

Ogoga of Ikere

Orimolusi of Ijebu-Igbo

Eleruwa of Eruwa

Akaran of Badagry

Onikire of Ikire

Osolo of Isolo

Olota of Ota

Olu of Ilaro

Onikoyi of Ikoyi

Apetu of Ipetumodu

Olu of Mushin

Alaye of Efon Alaaye

Ewi of Ado-Ekiti


If you know some other titles of Yoruba traditional rulers/ kings not listed above, kindly add it in the comment box.
Thank You!


Source: https://gidifeed.com/names-of-traditional-rulers-in-yoruba-land/

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by kidap: 5:47pm On May 14
If you know some other titles of Yoruba traditional rulers/ kings not listed above, kindly add it in the comment box.
Thank You!


Source: https://gidifeed.com/names-of-traditional-rulers-in-yoruba-land/
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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by jazon(m): 5:54pm On May 14
Gud
Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by 0ppa(m): 5:58pm On May 14
Which is known for traditional titles?
Like for Igbos, Share for Yorubas!

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by MrsNwaAmaikpe(f): 7:08pm On May 14
shocked shocked

Pls remove the Olowo of Owo from the list.


He is now to be known as Emir of Owo.

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by Onlinealaba(m): 7:08pm On May 14
Olofa of Offa the Esuwoye 1.. One of the king with developmantal strive..btw Emir of ilorin :-. I thought the emir title was of northern extraction


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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by Femich18(m): 7:09pm On May 14
kidap:
Nigerian Traditional Rulers often derive their titles from the rulers of independent states or communities that existed before the formation of modern Nigeria.


They don’t have formal political power, they command respect from their people and have considerable influence.

Below are some titles of kings/ traditional rulers in Yoruba land.




If you know some other titles of Yoruba traditional rulers/ kings not listed above, kindly add it in the comment box.
Thank You!


Source: https://gidifeed.com/names-of-traditional-rulers-in-yoruba-land/
Nice..

Please it is not Akaran but AKRAN OF BADAGRY. Don't comman spoil the name of my Oba for me

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by diego101(m): 7:09pm On May 14
Oni should be number 1

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by Napoleon22(m): 7:09pm On May 14
Yoruba Obas have class. The type money cannot buy.

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by bamasite(m): 7:10pm On May 14
Here to learn. grin grin


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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by oderinde151(m): 7:10pm On May 14
oba Awon oba

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by unitysheart(m): 7:11pm On May 14
Oluwo of Iwo
Olugbo of Ugbo nla
Oniba of iba

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by IamPatriotic(m): 7:11pm On May 14
Olukare of Ikare Akoko

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by iammo(m): 7:11pm On May 14
cool




KABIESI Oooo, Awon ori Ade, Ki ade o pe lori ki bata pe lese.

Yoruba Omo karo ojire, awa Omoluabi


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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by Paramount01(m): 7:12pm On May 14
Ilorin is not Yoruba?
Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by BORNTOSUCKPUSSY: 7:13pm On May 14
emir of illorin kor?? that one na property and symbol of fulani conquest and occupation abi you want make gambari dissect that your cone head...op..you forgot the name of the number 1 king in yorubaland hrh king nwabueze ohuazulike the eze ndi lagos....the king of the money makers money shakers...importers exporters..the people who control lagos

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by hopexter(m): 7:13pm On May 14
The Alaafin of Afins in Nigeria is not on the list and the Alagbero of Agbero His Royal Highness MC Oluomo baba cheesy cheesy

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by dbanjj1629(m): 7:13pm On May 14
Olubaka of Okaland

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by Kokoebapluse(m): 7:14pm On May 14
tongue ojoro you no mention my king, onilemona of ilemona, you don't mention onira of IRA, etc why you mentioned only two from kwara?

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by femtex007(m): 7:14pm On May 14
U did not add Olukare of Ikare

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by Imstrong2: 7:14pm On May 14
Paramount01:
Ilorin is not Yoruba?
north cental
Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by verycheese: 7:15pm On May 14
Akirun ilu Ikirun Agunbe onile obi

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by onemanarmy: 7:16pm On May 14
Where is elegushi king oo

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by olajide8(m): 7:16pm On May 14
kidap:
Nigerian Traditional Rulers often derive their titles from the rulers of independent states or communities that existed before the formation of modern Nigeria.


They don’t have formal political power, they command respect from their people and have considerable influence.

Below are some titles of kings/ traditional rulers in Yoruba land.




If you know some other titles of Yoruba traditional rulers/ kings not listed above, kindly add it in the comment box.
Thank You!


Source: https://gidifeed.com/names-of-traditional-rulers-in-yoruba-land/

The alakala of akoko

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by Kokoebapluse(m): 7:16pm On May 14
Paramount01:
Ilorin is not Yoruba?


Who tell u? Am from kwara have you been in kwara before?

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by Joromi12: 7:16pm On May 14
Lagos alone has over 50 kings. Its high time we scrap these mofos all they do is feed fat on state funds and fuk small gals.

Oniru of iruland(vI)

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Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by Timekeeper: 7:16pm On May 14
You can't be a prayer warrior and side chick at the same time. My sister choose one
Re: Names Of Traditional Rulers In Yoruba Land by anambraamaka: 7:16pm On May 14
Nice one

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