Missionary is shown in this German book of 1897 as enjoying his journey through the previously inaccessible Ijebu route from Lagos to the interior. Trouble that brewed from dissatisfied Ijebu elements led to the war of 1892 in which Ijebu was annexed by the colony

Ijebu History

Ijebu History, like those of many other preliterate Yoruba people, was not well documented, and different oral versions arose due to what one historian listed as political exigencies, conspiracy…

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