Where did Ijebu originated from?

Where did Ijebu originated from?

Ijebu (also known as Jebu or Geebu) was a Yoruba kingdom in pre-colonial Nigeria and is still a kingdom to date. It was formed around the fifteenth century. According to legend, its ruling dynasty was founded by Obanta of Ile-Ife. Its contemporary successor is one of the country’s traditional states.

Who is Awujale of Ijebu land?

Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona
Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona (born 10 May 1934) is the Awujale of the Ijebu Kingdom, a traditional state in Nigeria. He was installed as the king on 2 April 1960, making him one of the longest reigning monarchs in Nigeria.

What is the meaning of Awujale?

Awujale is the royal title of the king of Ijebu Kingdom.

What is the name of Awujale of ijebuland?

Prince Sikiru Kayode Adetona
Such was the lot of charming Prince Sikiru Kayode Adetona from the Anikinaiya Ruling House. Apparently, the incumbent Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Daniel Robertson Adesanya, Gbelegbuwa II, the 57th Awujale had gone to join his ancestors few months after Prince Adetona arrived England in January 1959.

Who is the most respected Oba in Nigeria?

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Number Name Title
1 Oba Obateru Akinrutan The Olugbo of Ugbo
2 Sa’adu Abubakar The Sultan of Sokoto
3 Lamido Sanusi Lamido The Former Emir of Kano
4 Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan The Ooni of Ife

Who is the Awujale of the Ijebu Kingdom?

Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona (born 10 May 1934) is the Awujale of the Ijebu Kingdom, a traditional state in Nigeria.

Who was the Awujale of Ijebuland in 1957?

Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, who had earlier been nominated along with five others by the ODIS was unanimously selected by the kingmakers in conformity with Section 11 of the Chiefs Law of 1957 applicable in Western Region. The then Governor signed the Instrument of Office approving Prince Sikiru Kayode Adetona as Awujale of Ijebuland.

Where did the Ijebu people come from in the Bible?

Some migration legend linked the Ijebu origin to the biblical Jebusites and Noah (hence “Omoluwabi – omo ti Noah bi – the children of Noah). Other migration legends trace the Ijebu people to Mecca where Oduduwa, the legendary ancestor of the Yoruba was said to be the son of king Lamurudu.

What kind of business did the Ijebu do?

The ijebus are known for their business acumen which dated back to the early nineteenth century, and according to the testimony of contemporary observers of that time, a child is expected to have known the value of money and have attributes of a trader from age twelve.