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Friday, 1 December 2017

5 stunning royal palaces in Nigeria


    Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

Even if you can’t afford to live in your own palace, you can see what it might be like by visiting some of Nigeria’s most stunning palaces.
These royal palaces are like an African dream come true.

1. The Sultan of Sokoto’s Palace
  
 The Sultan of Sokoto’s Palace  (Google)
The palace is home to the Sultan of Sokoto, the traditional and spiritual ruler of the Sokoto Caliphate who historically holds the most important Muslim position in Nigeria.

  
   The Sultan of Sokoto’s Palace  (Google)
The palace features an extensive courtyard, a mosque and luxurious bedrooms.

2. Benin Palace
 
   Benin Palace  (Ireporters)
Located in the heart of Benin, the Benin palace houses the traditional ruling house and seat of authority of Benin.

3. Ooni Of Ife Palace

 
Ooni of Ife Palace  (Google)
The Ooni’s palace has been in existence for centuries, as far back as 500 BC and is located in the centre of a city called Enuwa in Ile-Ife.

 
    Ooni of Ife Palace  (Google)
4. Emir Palace, Kano
 
    Emir of Kano Palace  (Google)
Palace to the Emir of Kano which is historically the second most important Muslim position in Nigeria after the Sultan of Sokoto

5. The Obi of Ontisha’s Palace

 
    Obi of Ontisha’s Palace  (Google)
Located in Onitsha the commercial nerve center of Anambra State, this palace plays residence to Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, the obi of Onitsha.
 
    Obi of Ontisha’s Palace  (Google)


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