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Eguguojo (also known as Egunoju) was the Alaafin of Oyo during the sixteenth century.[1] It was during his reign that the capital city was moved from Oyo ile to Oyo Igboho (New Oyo), after a protracted battle with the Nupes and also as a result of internal fighting. Prior to the establishment of New Oyo, his grandfather had gone on an odyssey from Oyo ile to escape heat from palace officials.


  1. ^ Mark R. Lipschutz; R. Kent Rasmussen (1989). Dictionary of African Historical Biography. University of California Press. ISBN 9780520066113.