The Kiriji War is the term used to describe a series of conflicts spanning roughly 16 years ( – ) between two powerful Yoruba. He is worthy of mention because he was the Kakanfo in office when again, several parts of Yorubaland were at war — the Kiriji War, said to be. A look into KIRIJI war; an epic battle in the Yoruba history, among Yoruba people.

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The Twelve Articles on the agreement, till today, are conspicuously inscribed as plaques on a monolith for posterity. It was part of the larger conflict named the Ibadan War.

Yet, Igbajo faced a kiiriji of wars from Ijesa. War charms were used by both sides in the Ibadan war, and some thought that the Muslim charms were more powerful than the traditional Yoruba ones.

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The woman turned out to be the wife of an Oke-Imesi prince, Fabunmi. Eventually, Ibadan found itself fighting on five fronts. Even, a large chunk of the population in Igbajo belongs to the Ijesa stock. In Lagos, the administration was short of funds. ASUU crisis in Ekiti federal varsity deepens as lecturers fight dirty.

Ceasefire was arranged in through the efforts of Samuel Johnson, the historian, and Charles Phillips, later the Bishop of Ondo. Inthe revolt against Ibadan rule started with the massacre of Ibadan officials in Ijesha, Igbomina and Ekiti. He and his troupe were asked to help the Ibadan forces against the rebels.


The religious changes were just as far-reaching. Thirdly, some of the main protagonists of the war were themselves getting tired of it Akintoye, He is on record as the ruler that put an end to the inhuman treatment of slaves in Yorubaland when he decisively dealt with a renowned slave dealer and ear leader, Efunsetan Aniwura.

Jalumi War

In Ibadan a system had to be developed which could accommodate the interests of these men. Are their languages mutually intelligible?

The most important factor was the supply of breech-loading rifles, much more accurate than the arms being used by the rest of the Yoruba, though the Ibadan were later able to get a small supply of them as well Akintoye, Ilorin refused to stop fighting in the north where it was besieging Ofa. Nobody came to this world to serve another man. There had been several attacks and assaults on Ilesa by the Oyos in orders to make Ilesa, the headquarters of Ijesaland, a tributary territory for the Oyo Empire.

The Jalumi Waralso called the Battle of Ikirunwas a battle that took place on 1 November in the north east of present-day Osun StateNigeria. Kurunmi died inbefore the final capture and destruction of his town.

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Macaulay and his son Herbert. The Yorubas should be united at all time to withstand Hausa-Fulani aggression. To negotiate a peace, the administration turned to the CMS. Despite the odd against Ibadan, having to fight on five fronts, it was still undefeatable along the line. There was kiruji Oba, and chiefships were not hereditary.


Kiriji War

On his arrival at Ilesha, Ogedengbe warned the Ijesas about the imminent wars already planned kirijo the Ibadans against Ijesas. He died peacefully with his children, Kith and Kin after advising them to be loyal, peaceful and law-abiding to a to all the rules and regulations of their fatherland. Two million participants for one Lagos Fiesta. The time has come to relive the history and turn Kiriji Kigiji site into an international tourism destination. As the successor state to Oyo Empire, Ibadan under the rule of generals called the shots, and appointed administrators for vassal states miriji towns.

The fact that there was no Oba King reflected the theoretical suzerainty of the Alaafin, though from its foundation Ibadan pursued an independent foreign policy. Aare Latosa gave him the necessary trainings and equipments to make him up. Notify me of new comments via email.

The growth of British influence in Yorubaland was a slow process. The Egba opened the road to Ibadan, and kiriij the start of railway construction.