What is the name of Oba of Lagos?

But at a recent public event a Yoruba leader, known as the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu ,74, refused to properly greet the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi 42. As the Ooni leaned over to greet the Oba by shaking his hand, what he got instead was a dismissive wave and what looked like a scowl of disdain.

What is the name of King of Ado?

Oba Ado (original Bini name was Edo) who reigned from 1630-1669 was the second Oba of Lagos. He was son of Ashipa, whom the Oba of Benin appointed as the first ruler of Eko.

Ado (Lagos Oba)

2nd Oba of Lagos
Predecessor Ashipa
Successor Gabaro
Born Benin

Who’s the richest king in Nigeria?

Who is the Richest Kings In Nigeria

1 Oba Obateru Akinruntan ₦138 Billion
2 Sa’adu Abubakar ₦46 Billion
3 Lamido Sanusi Lamido ₦36.8 Billion
4 Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Enitan ₦32.2 Billion
5 Oba Ewuare II Ogidigan ₦27.6 Billion

Is the Oba of Lagos blind?

Due to the backlash that the Oba of Lagos has been receiving as a result of his snubish act towards the Ooni of Ife, investigations show that the King is blind from glaucoma since the last 21 years.

Who named Nigeria?

The name Nigeria was suggested in the late 19th Century by British journalist Flora Shaw, who would later marry the British colonial administrator Lord Frederick Lugard.

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Who Found Lagos?


Lagos Èkó
Founded by Awori subgroup of the Yoruba
• Oba Rilwan Akiolu I

Is Oba of Lagos a first class king?

The Oba of Lagos is the traditional ruler and ceremonial head of one of the largest cities in Africa and also one of the first class Obas in Nigeria.

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