Category: Monarchs

This contains information about popular Nigerian traditional rulers, their biography, net worth of these kings and so much more

First Class Traditional Rulers in Nigeria: Top 5 (Updated)


Nigerian First-Class Traditional Rulers These first class kings in Nigeria are considered powerful monarchs. They hold influence over regions and tribe in which they reside. First class traditional rulers are seen as demi-gods in Nigeria. They are known to wield authority and supremacy in the country Most of these traditional rulers live long lives on […]

Top 10 Most Powerful Kings In Nigeria (Accurate Ranking)

New Emir of Kano Aminu Ado Bayero

In Ancient times, before the British colonization of Nigeria, there were powerful kings in Nigeria who were seen as demi-gods who were said to have great influence and control over their subjects and on the people they rule. In modern times, the powers of these kings have declined due to the emergence of the Federal […]

Top 10 First Class Kings in Nigeria (2023)

first class kings in nigeria

Traditional rulers in Nigeria are seen as custodians of the traditions and culture of the people they rule. Not all monarchs are ranked equally. Some kings are higher than the others, and they are called “first class kings”. These first class monarchs are very influential and powerful. They are seen as deities in tribes where […]

Top 10 Richest Kings in Nigeria & Net Worth (2023)

Oba Obateru Akinrutan richest king in Yoruba land

Are you wondering who the richest king in Nigeria for 2023 is, then read on. It is no surprise that these powerful monarchs in Nigeria have undiluted wealth as they have businesses and investments scattered home and abroad. Most of these traditional rulers are first class kings and are among the ranking of the most […]

Alaafin of Oyo Biography & Net Worth

Alaafin of Oyo and his wives picture

This post is on the Biography of the current Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola and his net worth. Biography The late Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Atanda Adeyemi III was born on June 15, 1938. He was  the longest serving Alaafin of Oyo. He was also the son of Oba Adeyemi II, the immediate former Alaafin […]

Emir of Kano: Aminu Ado Bayero Biography & Net Worth (2023)

New Emir of Kano Aminu Ado Bayero

Aminu Ado Bayero is the current and 15th Emir of Kano. He hails from the Fulani Sullubawa clan in Kano state. He was coronated on 9th of June, 2023 after Muhammad Sanusi II was dethroned by Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano State. Biography of Aminu Ado Bayero Bayero is the second son of Ado Bayero, […]

Ooni of Ife Biography & Net Worth

Obas in Yorubaland

This post will enlighten you on the profile of the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi and his net worth but first, let us look at the brief history of the title Ooni of Ife. Overview on Ooni of Ife Title The Ooni of Ile-Ife is the traditional ruler of Ile-Ife […]

The Top 5 Richest Kings in Yoruba Land (2023)

Oba Obateru Akinrutan richest king in Yoruba land

The richest kings in Yoruba land is what this post seeks to explain. These wealthy Yoruba monarchs are the only one from the list of obas in Yoruba land to emerge as some the richest kings in Nigeria currently according to Forbes ranking. Wealth is a necessity for monarchs and kingship in Yoruba land. Although, […]

Sultan of Sokoto: Sa’ad Abubakar Biography

Sultan of Sokoto Sa’ad Abubakar

This post is on the Biography of the current Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar. Early Life Amirul Mumineen Sheikh Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar IV was born on 24th June 1956 in Sokoto. He is the fifth heir to the throne and 20th Sultan of Sokoto and younger son of the 17th Sultan, Siddiq Abu Bakar Dan […]

List of Obas in Yoruba land (Ranking of Yoruba Monarchs)

Obas in Yorubaland

The ranking of kings or Obas in Yoruba land is a topic that has caused series of controversies as to who is the most powerful Yoruba King in Nigeria between the Ooni and the Alaafin of Oyo. In a report, the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, declared the answer to that question, that the […]