Nigerian traditional aristocrats in 1952 London conference

Traditional Aristocracy

Traditional Aristocracy, the political system that trusts power with a limited ruling class in ancient times, existed side by sides with the royal institution and over the centuries, a balance of…

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Obas in yorubaland meets c. 1950

Oba

Oba is the Yoruba traditional title meaning “King”. The head of a town might be an Oba (crowned head) if descended from an Ooni of Ife, regarded in ancient times as the spiritual head…

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