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Re: Esan Contributions To Benin Empire.. Part 1 by gregyboy(m): 6:41am On Dec 14, 2019
davidnazee:


Itsekiri was part of Great Benin Kingdom until it broke away to become an independent kingdom.
And also, many parts of Yorubaland was colonies of Benin Kingdom under Benin rule for many years.

I guess they had they enjoyed their political autonomy....at a particular time

Probably benins let them autonomous because they didn't give the bini kingdom worries
Re: Esan Contributions To Benin Empire.. Part 1 by Rossikk(m): 7:39am On Dec 14, 2019
Why are you people calling their vessels ''canoes''? Those were war boats and trading ships being used, with sails.
Re: Esan Contributions To Benin Empire.. Part 1 by odigbosky(m): 9:00am On Dec 14, 2019
MetaPhysical:


Orogbhua going to Portugal or Spain for training is nothing unique.

King Eshilokun sent Oshodi, his slave, to Portugal to learn trade and the language. King Kosoko had three of his children in an academy in Brazil. A young prince of Oyo who led war against Dahomey and became prisoner of war was mistakenly sold off with slaves to Bahia. When the error was discovered he was accorded privileges and enrolled in school in Brazil.

There is nothing unique in a king or prince, or as in the case of a slave, Oshodi, taking studies in Portugal or Spain or acting as an Ambassador for the seat of power back home.

What is strange in your story is that a royal prince voluntarily took to seafaring.

If Orogbuha was a prince at the time it must have been in 1500s.

In 1500, do you know the class of people normally recruited into seafaring? That will be the equivalent of people like M.C.Oluomo today. Risk takers and bullies willing to face off with pirates. Are you saying the future king of Bini voluntarily went into a trade reserved for artisans? Such ranks are below his Priests, below his Chiefs, below his Warriors.

When you see materials on a subject, you have the discretion to evaluate its value, however much it sounds in sweetness.

Im sure it is sweet to say Bini King went abroad and he went on a boat....and the journey impressed his mind that he commissioned sailors to train his men how to steer and operate canoes. This would make sense.

But when you put the future king in same class doing same class of work that, sometimes, felons are recruited to do....you commit great blasphemy against the nobility of Bini King.

Watch yourself!



The art of Navigation is different from paddling a canoe. Have you not heard of Henry the Navigator or even Columbus. Portugal was a strong naval power in the 1500s. So you think they paddled cannoe from Europe into the new world across the Atlantic. Even before the 1500s Vikings boats were sophisticated. Na wa for u sef abeg
Re: Esan Contributions To Benin Empire.. Part 1 by googi: 12:40am On Dec 15, 2019
Metaphysical,

I am sick and tired of these captured slaves of Oranmiyan and their surbodinates laying claims beyond their dream and reach.

Now it is the turn of Esan. What type of insult is this?

They cannot trace one piece of land to their ancestors except that piece of land less than a plot which has been taken over by the children of Alagba from Ilesha.

There is something about this Lagos that everyone of them desires so much. No wonder the new generation wonder what their parents were smoking to accommodate so many.

Time to deport all of them.

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Re: Esan Contributions To Benin Empire.. Part 1 by gregyboy(m): 10:55am On Dec 15, 2019
googi:
Metaphysical,

I am sick and tired of these captured slaves of Oranmiyan and their surbodinates laying claims beyond their dream and reach.

Now it is the turn of Esan. What type of insult is this?

They cannot trace one piece of land to their ancestors except that piece of land less than a plot which has been taken over by the children of Alagba from Ilesha.

There is something about this Lagos that everyone of them desires so much. No wonder the new generation wonder what their parents were smoking to accommodate so many.

Time to deport all of them.

Deport who ,very stupid comment from a very stupid fellow
We beinis migrated there and settled we are also part of the families and they need to be accored thier recognition and respect
Almost all the names in lagos bear benin names ,
On the otherhand you're just a yoruba defender and not even a lagosian by tribe
Re: Esan Contributions To Benin Empire.. Part 1 by googi: 3:15pm On Dec 15, 2019
Mention one name that is from Benin. Any of you guys that do not bear Yoruba name, does not belong to the royal house. If you do not speak Yoruba, you do not belong to the royal house.

Tell us one piece of land you own in Lagos. All the forming of Idi- or Olu- all Nigerians know belong to Yoruba as yours is silly. Onitana, Idi-Oluwo, Idi-Oro not to mention Olu make you guys look like and are fakers.
Every Yoruba town has them. Even English and Portuguese names we have history of, not Edo names in Lagos.

The Ogiso, also from Ife before you, and Ogiamen have won a Supreme Court ruling against Oba to vacate the land each Oba rent during coronation.

As for if I am a Lagosian, leave that to Lagosians. Wetin concern Alfa with itan elede.

Get this straight, I am not going to argue nonsense with you. Another one of you will soon open another topic on the same thing trying your luck to see what will stick.

Usurpers. Why this Lagos from all these ignoramus, all the time. What is wrong with your own sheethooli?


gregyboy:


Deport who ,very stupid comment from a very stupid fellow
We beinis migrated there and settled we are also part of the families and they need to be accored thier recognition and respect
Almost all the names in lagos bear benin names ,
On the otherhand you're just a yoruba defender and not even a lagosian by tribe

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Re: Esan Contributions To Benin Empire.. Part 1 by gregyboy(m): 3:49pm On Dec 15, 2019
googi:
Mention one name that is from Benin. Any of you guys that do not bear Yoruba name, does not belong to the royal house. If you do not speak Yoruba, you do not belong to the royal house.

Tell us one piece of land you own in Lagos. All the forming of Idi- or Olu- all Nigerians know belong to Yoruba as yours is silly. Onitana, Idi-Oluwo, Idi-Oro not to mention Olu make you guys look like and are fakers.
Every Yoruba town has them. Even English and Portuguese names we have history of, not Edo names in Lagos.

The Ogiso, also from Ife before you, and Ogiamen have won a Supreme Court ruling against Oba to vacate the land each Oba rent during coronation.

As for if I am a Lagosian, leave that to Lagosians. Wetin concern Alfa with itan elede.

Get this straight, I am not going to argue nonsense with you. Another one of you will soon open another topic on the same thing trying your luck to see what will stick.

Usurpers. Why this Lagos from all these ignoramus, all the time. What is wrong with your own sheethooli?



You claim you know ogiamen and oba beef but you cant get the history straight

Benin history is too broad for you to read


Names in lagos that bears benin namea

Oshodin= the popular uiben vc bore this same name

Eko, ekosodin = camp

Idumota= idu(area, road) mota(center)

Ehin(spirit)


Just as migrant who comes to setlle ,benin also settled in lagos in areas that was never inhabitted but due to thier. Few population they assimilated to the yoruba culture

Lol ...ogiso is yoruba hahaha ....

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