Orompotoniyun: the First Female Alaafin of Oyo

Traditional male monarchs are very common in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. They’re well-known figures in their communities, and depending on the monarch, they may even be well-known internationally. In Nigeria, though, female rulers are nearly unheard of. Frequently, they are either spouses or heads of women’s groups who are in charge of ‘domestic … Read more