List of Ooni of Ife in Nigeria is given in this post. Which contains names of various Ooni of Ife both past and present in the list.
The Ooni of Ife, also referred to as, Ooni of Ile-Ife (Ọọ̀ni of Ilè-Ifẹ̀), is traditional ruler/monarch of the ancient Yoruba city in South Western part of Nigeria 6 Geo-Political zones. The Ife city, is located in Osun State and occupies a land area of around 1791 kilometers square.
Ooni Oranmiyan of Ife
The Ooni dynasty in Nigeria goes back to 100 of years ago. The Ooni Oranmiyan of Ife is said to have lived between 1200 to 1300AD. And also known for creation of new Yoruba kingdoms and towns. His son, known as Eweka became the first Oba of Benin located in present day Edo State. Ajaka, another of his son became the first Alaafin of Oyo. Another of his sone Osile became Oke-Ona Egba and Ooni Lajamisan, who is also a decendant of Oranmiyan also was well known for the establishment of what is known as the modern day Ife history.
Àwon Ọba To TI Je Ni ILe-Ife:
The Ooni of Ife Throne is one of the prestigious, popular, respected and top Oba/ruler/Monarch/King throne in Yoruba settings of Nigeria.
Below is a listing of Ooni of Ife that have ruled the Ife land from the time of Oduduwa, which is regarded as the four fathers of the Yorubas’s till date.
List of Ooni of Ife:
- Ọbalufọn Gbogbodirin
- Ọbalufọn Alayemọrẹ
- Odidimọdẹ rogbeesin
- Ọba Akinmọyẹro (1770-1800)
- Ọba Gbanlare (1800-1823)
- Gbegbaajare (1823-1835)
- Ọba wunmọnijẹ (1835-1839)
- Ọba Adegunlẹ Adewela (1839-1849)
- Ọba Degbinsokun (1849-1878)
- Ọba Ọrarigba (1878-1880)
- Ọba Derin Ọlọgbẹnla (O Jẹ Akikanju Jagunjagun)
- Ọba Adelekan Olubuṣe1 (1894-1910)
- Ọba Adekọla (1910-1910)
- Ọba Ademiluyi (Ajagun) (1910-1930)
- Ọba Adesọji Aderẹmi (1930-1980)
- Ọba Okunade sijuwade (1980-2015)
- Ọba Ẹnitan Adeyẹye Ogunwusi Ọjaja (2015)