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Another Reason Why The Benin Ife History Is A Lie by gregyboy(m): 8:56pm On May 09
In the past before the creation of Nigeria, tribes were very territorial and migration could only happen in mass to gain strength to to be able to fight if they ventured into an unknown territory, if you ventured into a territory as a looner you're likely to be killed or taking captive by people who you ventured into their territory even Europeans wrote on this and requested the Oba of benin soldiers to access the hinterland in their exploration

The question is how did izoduwa venture as a looner from benin forest and passed several territores without him being caught....

And how did the yoruba people send their prince to rule benin with just few messengers who could easily be outnumbered by people from territories they came across with while coming to benin, if they sent an army how come the army presence wasn't felt in the benin palace, no names of yoruba chiefs, no name of bashorun balogun in the palace or benin history

My point still stand benin and ife never had a relationship and the forgery of oduduwa of an history in benin. Happened after 1914, when oba Eweka sort political alliance with the the ooni of ife during the indirect rule system of government, and the the history of oduduwa coming from Ife to benin history was formed to identify oba eweka11, of benin. as an oduduwa son, after some years in the western region benin sort out to leave the western region, because of tribal attack by yoruba leaders accusing edo people and oba of benin as not a true son of oduduwa that the Oba of benin couldn't speak yoruba, but yet he held second position after the ooni of ife, and when the benins finally pulled out of the region the story of izoduwa was born by the benins to write the forged history that was being promoted to insult the benin people and her monarchy


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Re: Another Reason Why The Benin Ife History Is A Lie by gregyboy(m): 12:26pm On May 22

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