Ooni Of Ife Confirms Eze Chima Obatala Migrated From Ife To Benin To Igbo Land

For years it has been stated by historians that Eze Chima who founded many Igbo kingdoms migrated from Ile Ife to Benin to Igbo Land. Added confirmation to this has come from the Ooni of Ife, who traditionally is a great historian of Ife. Although the Ooni did not mention Eze Chima by name, he […]

Important Role Of Ife’s Igbo/Ugbo Aboriginal Chiefs In The Enthronement Of Great Ooni Of Ife

Prof. SUZANNE PRESTON BLIER, in her seminal work, Art and Risk in Ancient Yoruba: Ife History, Power and Identity, undertakes an excursion into the coronation rituals of the mighty Yoruba throne of Ile Ife, and reveals among other things, the primal role of the Igbo Aboriginal chiefs in the enthronement of the Great Ooni of […]