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(List) Order Of Supremacy Of Yoruba Monarchs - Ooni Of Ife Is The Number 1

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at 09:29 AM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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The Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, has declared that the Ooni of Ife remains the number one monarch in Yorubaland and should be given the honour due him. The monarch made this known in his Ake Palace, Abeokuta in Ogun State on Sunday when the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, paid him a courtesy visit. Oba Gbadebo went on to identify ego as the reason behind the disunity among traditional rulers and people in Yorubaland, calling for all to bury the hatchet to move the Yoruba race forward. He went on to list the five principal monarchs in Yoruba land according to their order of superiority.
According to Oba Gbadebo, the monarchs are: Ooni of Ife, the Alaafin of Oyo, the Oba of Benin, the Alake of Egbaland and the Awujale of Ijebuland.
He said:
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“Ooni is one of the five principal Obas in Yorubaland. The others are in order of the way they are classified on supremacy basis. After the Ooni is the Alaafin. After the Alaafin is the Oba of Benin, after him comes the Alake of Egbaland and the fifth and by no means the last or the least, the Awujale of Ijebuland. “So, it’s our pleasure that you are in our midst today. We are happy to receive you.
“You have demonstrated good upbringing already since you started. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo came and demonstrated that by prostrating as a man of culture. The papers carried it yesterday. We are proud that is an Egba man who came to visit the spiritual father of Yorubaland. “Actually there is nothing wrong in terms of unity; it is ego-tripping, what people would think of me, I want to promote my own image. That is what has been wrong with us all along. Once we stop promoting self-image, there will be unity among us.
“Every Oba in Yorubaland has a letter of appointment. Nobody has made you Oba of a place that you have not conquered or you think in terms of conquest. Why must you now call yourself what you are not. So, as you go along, let this humility be your watchword.”

kp45 at 09:33 AM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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Ok
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dareper at 09:47 AM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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This young man must be powerful. Congratulations. Kabiyesi
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Toobad23 at 10:02 AM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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Where then put oba of ibadan?
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Ennyolalekan at 10:46 AM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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before nko
that's where Yoruba originated
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Slimchery at 11:04 AM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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poster go do your reseach well
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gogoman at 11:07 AM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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his wise move pay well well.. na sensible man
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emma4love3 at 11:25 AM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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yea thats true.....history of Yoruba kingdom....
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freethinker at 11:35 AM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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WHAT ABOUT THAT TOUT OBA OF LAGOS?
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ujmaria at 11:57 AM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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Young powerful man,
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freethinker at 12:03 PM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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NO WONDER BINIS AND YORUBAS ARE BEHAVING ALIKE
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Keffejude at 01:08 PM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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that toutalias Oloshi Oba of d lagoon whom was so against Abode becoming the governor of lagos is no where to be found on the list of supremacy amongs yoruba monarchs. lol all he knows best how to do is to insult other tribes with successful business men n women in Lagos IMAO
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peley at 01:16 PM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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WHERE THEY PUT AROMOLARAN OF IJESALAND WISH IS D FATHER OF OBA OYO AND BENIN?
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Wazubia at 02:27 PM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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Wested generations.
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concentrate at 02:38 PM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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I guess the Ooni is the youngest among them
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Trueyarn at 03:38 PM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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Ok noted.
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Eazyatumeyi at 03:56 PM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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Thats good.
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osarobo62 at 04:18 PM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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no.1)  the great Oba of Benin is not counted as a yoruba king.
no.2)  the Great Benin empire covered the whole of yoruba land up to lagos.
so it will be fallacious to grade the Oba of Benin under any yoruba monarch.
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Ololababs at 05:11 PM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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Quote from: victor   on 04:18 PM,  8 Feb 16
no.1)  the great Oba of Benin is not counted as a yoruba king.
no.2)  the Great Benin empire covered the whole of yoruba land up to lagos.
so it will be fallacious to grade the Oba of Benin under any yoruba monarch.

I think he made a mistake. Oba of Benin is part of the Obas cuz Oduduwa had seven children and Oba of Benin is one of them. D Alake of Egba land "misyarned" on this. He should correct himself b4 promoting unnecessary discrimination.
 
Why did u think the Dein of Agbor land is supporting the Ooni? It's because they are from the same Father  (Oduduwa) and mother.
 
The Obas should be 7 in numbers and not 5 Ok?
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Mopera at 05:12 PM, 8 Feb 16 (1 year ago)
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Oloshi Oba of d lagoon whom was so against
Abode becoming the governor of lagos is no where to be
found on the list of supremacy amongs yoruba monarchs.
lol all he knows best how to do is to insult other tribes with
successful business men n women in Lagos IMAO
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