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Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by Entprys(m): 11:54am On Nov 28, 2023
If we really are the owners of Lagos, we won't be sweating and applying all efforts to prove it.
See how we are digging out histories(even those countering themselves).
Pushing them to front page just to prove we own Lagos.


We all know owners of Ondo, Oyo, Egba, Osogbo and Iwo. They don't stress to claim ownership. But why is Lagos different ?

Because the owners are not clear

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by mascot87(m): 11:55am On Nov 28, 2023
Na why we go demolish all una houses for Lagos be this and you can do nothing. Keep up the provocation

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by seunmsg(m): 11:59am On Nov 28, 2023
lol. Igbos own Lagos. Oba Eri of Umu-Eri founded Lagos and handed it to his younger brother, Oba of Benin. Oba of Benin then handed over the place to Olofin Ogumfunminire, the father of his girlfriend who then handed it over to Ologun kutere, the product of infidelity between Oba of Benin and Olofin Ogunfunminire's daughter who then handed it over to Ojukwu's father whi then handed it over to Peter Obi and his noisy obidient developers before Tinubu hijacked it from him and kept it to himself since then.

Omo Ibo, hope you enjoyed the history? grin grin grin

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by abdeefggh: 12:03pm On Nov 28, 2023
bini found Lagos from where it was hiding, ibos developed Lagos. Coward yorubas are ruling it.

Are you ok now mr winter cap?

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by YorubaDemonswag: 12:03pm On Nov 28, 2023
seunmsg:
lol. Igbos own Lagos. Oba Eri of Umu-Eri founded Lagos and handed it to his younger brother, Oba of Benin. Oba of Benin then handed over the place to Olofin Ogumfunminire who then handed it over to Ologun kutere whi then handed it over the Peter Obi and his noisy obidient developers. Omo Ibo, hope you enjoyed the history? grin grin grin


This is the real history of lagos

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by YorubaDemonswag: 12:03pm On Nov 28, 2023
abdeefggh:
bini found Lagos from where it was hiding, ibos developed Lagos. Coward yorubas are ruling it grin


Too much power for coward Yorubagrin

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by seunmsg(m): 12:05pm On Nov 28, 2023
YorubaDemonswag:



This is the real history of lagos

At least, we can now rest from the entire noise now that we have properly situated everyone in the history of Lagos grin grin grin

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by YorubaDemonswag: 12:11pm On Nov 28, 2023
seunmsg:


At least, we can now rest from the entire noise now that we have properly situated everyone in the history of Lagos grin grin grin


You think they won't still contest this real history?

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by DiscoverID: 12:29pm On Nov 28, 2023
IBO PEOPLE, rest.

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by DiscoverID: 12:35pm On Nov 28, 2023
Iboland was founded by Beni.

History of Onitsha

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By CHIKA ABANOBi (Last update 28/09/2017)

The history of Onitsha is said to have begun with the migration of its people from the Benin Empire towards the end of early part of the 16th century as a result of a wave of unrest, war and displacement unleashed by the Islamic movement from North Africa. One version said that it was during their passage through the outskirts of Ile-Ife that they acquired the name Onitsha, a corruption of Orisha Udo.

Another version has it that their migration to East of the Niger has to do with a misunderstanding that arose between the Onitsha family and Oba Esigie (1404-1550), following the slighting of their shrine, Udo, by the Oba. According to the legend, it was customary for newly installed Oba to pay homage to all important shrines in the Benin Kingdom by slaughtering a cow in the shrines enclave. But Oba Esigie is said to have refused to do this at the Onitsha people’s Udo-Shrine, hence the quarrel and the migration down towards the River Niger area and across it.

Ukpabi disagrees with the Oba Esigie angle and posits that the misunderstanding and migration was rather as a result of “a fight over a farmland. These other people fighting over farmland with the others and interest started coming. And because of interest, bitterness ensued and the two brothers decided to go their separate ways. One said, no, ‘I will now leave you, I’m going to Ado N’Idu.’ ‘Ado’ means border. ‘I will leave you and go and settle down on my own. I’m no longer going to be with you.’ That’s the issue. So, the two brothers had to separate.”

Onitsha, capital of Igbo Kingdom
The immigrant settlers from Benin were said to have been helped by the Igalas to cross the river to settle in Onitsha in the 16th century, which was originally called Ado N’Idu. It soon became the capital of an Igbo Kingdom. In 1857, British traders in palm oil established a permanent station in the city, and Christian missionaries soon followed, headed by Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowther (a Yoruba) and Reverend John Taylor (an Igbo).
In 1884, Onitsha became part of a British protectorate. The British colonial government and Christian missionaries penetrated most of Igboland to set up their administration, schools and churches through the river port at Onitsha.

Historically, Onitsha became an important trading port for the Royal Niger Company in the mid-1850s. Following the abolition of slavery, trade in palm kernels and other cash crops boomed around this river port. Immigrants from the hinterland were drawn to the emerging boom town as did the British traders who settled there and coordinated the palm oil and cash crops trade.

Colonial relics and post-colonial architectural wonders
Areas bordering Old Market, New Market Roads, Upper Market Road, Modebe Avenue, Iboku, Old Cemetry, Old Hospital, Mbanugo St, Emejulu St, Obi Street, Benjamin St, Court, Enugu Road, Awka Road, Egerton, etc are known as Whitemen Quarters, so-called because the white colonial masters who first settled in Onitsha, used to live here. And, even till today, the white colonial style of buildings such as you see at Yaba, Ebute Metta and Central Lagos, can be seen existing, side by side, with the new, on these streets.

But much more modern exotic architectural wonders exist in places like the G.R.A and “33” Housing Estates. Sunday Sun understands that SCityGate Real Estate Ltd, located on Mike Ilodibe Crescent and which specializes in building ultra-modern architectural structures, makes such building wonders happen for interested clients. In 1965, a bridge was built across the Niger River to replace the ferry crossing. Today, plans are said to be underway to build the Second Niger Bridge.
Onitsha is made up of three groups of people, Ukpabi reveals. The first is the Edos, the Ezechima’s team. The second, Igalas. They were the people that were fishing at the Niger by the time Onitsha people came to settle there. The third, the Igbos who are very close to the Niger and had integrated with them. These three groups make up what is today known as Onitsha.”

“Their tradition is blended with the three peoples, first the Edos, second the Igalas”, Ukpabi says. “In fact, in the past, there were some villages in Onitsha that spoke Igala. And they are made up of two villages. They are still in Onitsha. Onitsha is made up of nine villages. Two out of the nine are purely the Igalas: Ogbodu and Obigboru. So, that is how Onitsha people came to be.

“The ones with Edo influence are the monarchy itself. That’s the Eze Chima, that is the ruling villages. They are four in number. Umueze Aroli, Okebunabu (which include Umudei and Ogbabu) and Olosi. The present Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Achebe is the 21st Obi of Onitsha.”
Inter-marriages, says Ukpabi, have long existed between the Igalas and the Edos. “The people our ancestors met fishing at the bank of the River Niger were purely Igallas. They were following the Niger all the way from their place to Onitsha. So, they don’t normally come to the upper land. They remain there. They have their buildings in their canoes. So, we attracted them into coming to the hinterland. We started intermarrying with them. One of the outstanding monarchs of Onitsha, Obi Eze Aroli, the mother, Enubi, is from Igala.”




https://www.edoworld.net/History_of_Onitsha.html

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by Lanretoye(m): 12:38pm On Nov 28, 2023
Until demolish go reset una brain...funny that only those ones wey their papa no get pin for lagos are the ones causing problem for the ones that have properties.they are struggling to pay house rent,yet they are claiming title to land.
OC demolition,abeg give them one week break make them pack their load enter lagoon. grin

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by ablejesus26(m): 12:39pm On Nov 28, 2023
mascot87:
Na why we go demolish all una houses for Lagos be this and you can do nothing. Keep up the provocation

Shut up shameless tribalist grin

Some callers called Nija Info yesterday to proclaim that they are Yorubas and their properties were also destroyed so what are you saying grin

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by seunmsg(m): 12:45pm On Nov 28, 2023
YorubaDemonswag:



You think they won't still contest this real history?

Maybe we should change the name of the state to Onisha if that will make them happy grin

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by optionalY09: 12:47pm On Nov 28, 2023
the question should have been is Lagos in Yoruba region?

Let’s find out !

Lagos territory used to be a trade hub where everyone in west africa regions comes to trade. So, it should not be far fetched if we find successful business people across Africa pitch their tent in any proximity closer to the shore as a strategy for comfortable trading with foreign partners. That shouldn’t turn the owner of the territory to foreigners.

Initially no one showed interest in owning lagos. Lagos used to be farm and market for the Ogun people. They never thought anyone will turn around and lay claim to their precious farmlands.

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by Omoawoke: 12:48pm On Nov 28, 2023
Entprys:
If we really are the owners of Lagos, we won't be sweating and applying all efforts to prove it.
See how we are digging out histories(even those countering themselves).
Pushing them to front page just to prove we own Lagos.


We all know owners of Ondo, Oyo, Egba, Osogbo and Iwo. They don't stress to claim ownership. But why is Lagos different ?

Because the owners are not clear

Go and get Osuka, tie it well, get dagger too and wheelbarrow. Then call your fellow akpu eaters, then begin dey dig.
By the time you dig till December, una suppose don finish, then carry Lagos for head and shift am go Anambra. That is how to own Lagos

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by YorubaDemonswag: 12:53pm On Nov 28, 2023
seunmsg:


Maybe we should change the name of the state to Onisha if that will make them happy grin


They will still complain you didn't add awka

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by seunmsg(m): 12:56pm On Nov 28, 2023
Omoawoke:


Go and get Osuka, tie it well, get dagger too and wheelbarrow. Then call your fellow akpu eaters, then begin dey dig.
By the time you dig till December, una suppose don finish, then carry Lagos for head and shift am go Anambra. That is how to own Lagos

grin grin grin

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by YorubaDemonswag: 12:58pm On Nov 28, 2023
angry grin grin angry grin grin grin
Omoawoke:


Go and get Osuka, tie it well, get dagger too and wheelbarrow. Then call your fellow akpu eaters, then begin dey dig.
By the time you dig till December, una suppose don finish, then carry Lagos for head and shift am go Anambra. That is how to own Lagos

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by Isobug: 1:51pm On Nov 28, 2023
mascot87:
Na why we go demolish all una houses for Lagos be this and you can do nothing. Keep up the provocation
Who be this one? Those you demolished already, are they dead?
Meanwhile he's not even from Lagos. Pokenoser
Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by Never4getU: 1:54pm On Nov 28, 2023
Entprys:
If we really are the owners of Lagos, we won't be sweating and applying all efforts to prove it.
See how we are digging out histories(even those countering themselves).
Pushing them to front page just to prove we own Lagos.


We all know owners of Ondo, Oyo, Egba, Osogbo and Iwo. They don't stress to claim ownership. But why is Lagos different ?

Because the owners are not clear

It's your forefathers

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by Entprys(m): 1:56pm On Nov 28, 2023
Never4getU:

It's your forefathers
Olobe ni e
Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by orisa37: 2:18pm On Nov 28, 2023
YES. DON'T YOU SEE THE ROAD?
Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by orisa37: 2:21pm On Nov 28, 2023
YES. DON'T YOU SEE THE ROAD?


AKURE SHOULD CHANGE "EDOFURE" TO "ARAYIPE OR ADEBUSOLA".

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by tsdarkside(m): 2:47pm On Nov 28, 2023
seunmsg:


At least, we can now rest from the entire noise now that we have properly situated everyone in the history of Lagos grin grin grin

abi....better give igbos lagos or you yorubas will not have peace....

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by tsdarkside(m): 2:50pm On Nov 28, 2023
DiscoverID:
IBO PEOPLE, rest.

its the money generated their they are after....

the same thing with south south....
have you seen the expression of igbos when they hear anything money....??

their eyes go wide open and they start to shake....

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by mascot87(m): 4:11pm On Nov 28, 2023
ablejesus26:


Shut up shameless tribalist grin

Some callers called Nija Info yesterday to proclaim that they are Yorubas and their properties were also destroyed so what are you saying grin

Don't worry, we go demolish your house
Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by goodnessme1(f): 4:13pm On Nov 28, 2023
Lagos is not yoruba land.

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Re: Do Yoruba Really Own Lagos ? Capital NO by Donaldoni: 4:16pm On Nov 28, 2023
Bobloco:

Coward

Direct your anger and frustration towards the Benin empires

The Igbos got absolutely nothing to do with it

Igbos are the one carrying the matter on head like gala

Binis know their place in Lagos and stick to it.

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