Watch: Ooni Praises Obatala For Igbo Wealth, Pledges Yoruba Custodianship

See video link below: At the recently held Aje Festival, premier Yoruba monarch Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi traced the spiritual aspect of wealth-making to the Igbo race, as represented by Obatala lineage. Speaking to journalists at the event, the Ooni stated: that the Igbos are the first people

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 […]

Oba as an originally Igbo title: Nri, the great Igbo kingdom has an Oba (we no tell you before?!)

We have been telling you that the title Oba has Igbo origin. It was first used by the Obatala royal family of the formerly Igbo town of Ile Ife in today’s Yorubaland. This was before the coming of Oduduwa The Great, who has established the Yoruba race. Remember that the book History Of The Igbo […]

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