What’s the title of the king of your town (Yoruba land),Mine is Olowo of Owo…check yours here



In Yoruba land, apart from Oba which is the general name for a king, each king or traditional ruler has his own royal title which distinguishes him from other kings. Below are some titles of traditional rulers in Yorubaland.


Mine is Olowo of Owo,check yours here

Titles of traditional rulers in Yorubaland.
Alaafin of Oyo
Ooni of Ife
Alake of Egba
Olubadan of Ibadan
Awujale of Ijebu-Ode
Alaketu of Ketu
Olowu of Owu
Orangun of Ila
Olupopo of Popo
Eleko of Eko
Deji of Akure
Eleruwa of Eruwa
Olu of Itori
Alaga of Aga-Olowo
Olusi of Usi
Olofa of Ofa
Timi of Ede
Onidanre of Idanre
Soun of Ogbomosho
Akarigbo of Remo
Olu of Mushin
Alaperu of Iperu
Emir of Ilorin
Onisaga of Isaga
Onikoyi of Ikoyi
Olubara of Ibara
Onisabe of Isabe
Elejigbo of Ejigbo
Lalupo of Gbagura
Oluyewa of Aiyetoro
Olota of Ota
Olu of Ilaro
Olufi of Gbogan
Okere of Saki
Ataoja of Osogbo
Olowo of Owo
Attah of Ayiede Ekiti
Osemawe of Ondo
Ebumawe of Ago-Iwoye
Owa Obokun of Ijesa
Onjo of Okeho
Ayangburen of Ikorodu
Ajero of Ijero
Ogoga of Ikere
Orimolusi of Ijebu-Igbo
Eleruwa of Eruwa
Akaran of Badagry
Onikire of Ikire
Osolo of Isolo
Olota of Ota
Olu of Ilaro
Onikoyi of Ikoyi
Apetu of Ipetumodu
Olu of Mushin
Alaye of Efon Alaaye
Ewi of Ado-Ekiti
Ojon of Ejigbo and Ijanland, Lagos State
Onikoyi of Ikoyi Ile, Oyo State
Aseyin of Iseyin
Onipopo of Popo
Onisabe of Sabe
Onilado of Ilado
Onilogbo of Ilogbo
Atawa of Latawa Remo Land
Elepe of Epe Remo Land
Odofin of Sonyindo Remo
Onijagba of Ijagba Remo
Ewusi of Makun
Olukoro of Ikoro-Ekiti
Arinjale of Ise-Ekiti
Onitaji of itaji-Ekiti
Onire of Ire-Ekiti
Onikotun of Ikotun
Onijegun of Ijegun
Onigando of Igando
Ologudu of Ogudu
Olubeshe of Ibeshe,
Ranadu of Imota
Obateru of Egbin
Alajede of Ijede
Arigbamu of Agbamu
Oniror of Tore
Olojoku of Ojoku
Onira of Ira
Olomu of Omuaran
Onimore of Imore
Onipe of Ipee
Oloje of Oje-owode
Aragbiji of Iragbiji
Onigbeti of Igbeti
Aseyin of Iseyin
Olokuku of Okuku
Akirun of Ikirun
Iba of Kisi
Obalufon of Sepeteri
Alamodu of Ago-amodu
Owa of Igbajo
Aseyin of Iseyin
Alado of Ado-awaye
Abodi of Ikaleland
Rebuja of Osooroland
Egun of Idepe/Okitipupa
Olu of Igodan-Lisa/Okunmo Kingdom
Amapetu of Mahin Kingdom
Olugbo of Ugboland
Halu of Ode Aye
Lumure of Ayeka
Owa of Ogbagi
Adepe of Oyan
Olowode of Irawo Owode
Elemure of Emure
Ologotun of Ogotun
Arinjale of Ise
If you know some other titles of traditional rulers in Yorubaland not listed above, kindly add it in the comment box and we will update this list as soon as possible.


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