Mellor W.F.

Mellor W.F. was the Wesleyan missionary whose leadership in Remo that started in 1921 was widely hailed. Revd. W. F. Mellor established a school at the bamboo church in 1928 built by manual labor…

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Òsùgbó

Òsùgbó was a civic association in nineteenth century Remo in present day Ogun state. In many towns it not only formulated and executed local law, but could also dethrone or execute an…

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1855 photo of Ijebu town of Ipara

Remo

Remo is a geographical and cultural division in Ogun state situated between Lagos and Ibadan. The Remo towns, traditionally thirty-three, were part of the Ijebu kingdom with capital in Ijebu-Ode…

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William Christopher Adedoyin

William Christopher Adedoyin born in 1881, was the Akarigbo of Ijebu-Remo from 1916 to 1952. Adedoyin adopted the name of the first indigenous Nigerian lawyer, Christopher Sapara William, under…

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