Alaafin Palace

Kings of the Oyo Empire

In ancient times, the Yoruba had not developed writing. History was kept by certain historians, kept at Oyo under the king. These historians handed down history through generations via their…

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Atiba Atobatele

Atiba Atobatele was the 36th king of the Oyo empire, succeeding Oluewu. He grew up at a time of decline and great upheaval in the empire after the old capital had been destroyed. He moved the…

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