About 800 A.D., Odùduwà, the progenitor of the Yorùbá race and civilization established Ifẹ̀ dynasty. The first was Ife Oodaiye, Ile Owuro (the land of the most ancient days where the dawn was first experienced). Tradition tells us that this Ife ended as a result of a flood. The survivors formed the nucleus of the … More Brief history of Efon-Alaaye
Chief Balogun Landuji Oshodi Tapa was an outstanding warrior and a statesman. During the reign of King Eshilokun, he immigrated to Lagos from Bida in what is now known as the Niger State. This was after he had lost his parents in a tribal war when he was only six years old. He put himself … More The Brief History Of CHIEF BALOGUN LANDUJI OSHODI TAPA of Eko
Owo has the largest palace in Africa which was declared a national monument by the federal government. The Olowo Palace had as many as 100 courtyards on 180 acres of land approximately 8 percent of the land mass of Owo. Each courtyard had a specific function and was dedicated to a particular deity. The largest, … More Olowo of Owo Palace
The Oyo palace is one of the main cultural center of the city, where all cultural forms are widely practiced and stored. The palace is decorated with works of art, murals and various forms of sculpture, including the posts of wood and carved paneled doors, symbolizing the status of wealth and royalty. The palace of … More Alaafin of Oyo Palace
The Ooni of Ife Palace serves as both the residence and the court of the traditional ruler of Ife, the birthplace of the Yoruba race. This stately palace lies in the ancient city of Ife. This was built. It is notable as the centre of Yoruba history and culture. Contains mythical objects and spots of … More Ooni of Ife Palace
The Elemo Chieftaincy is one of the oldest, renowned and hallowed chieftaincy title in Akureland. It is the third in rank in the inner Cabinet of Oba of Akure known as the IWAREFA. Its all important position and eminent role within the Cabinet in particular, and Nay, the traditional council in general confirms the accepted … More The history of Elemo Chieftaincy in Akure.