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Traditional titles in Nupe land

The traditional titles in nupe land.

Nupe titles

In this article, we shall be discussing the following:

Nupe Royal Titles

In kinnupe we have many traditional titles in nupe land. These are:
1. Etsu
2. Shaba
3. Kpotun
4. Maku
5. Madami
6. Nagenu
7. Nakorji
8. Lakpene
9. Kafa
10. Ginya
11. Benu
12. Fogun
13. Kusodu
14. Ceceko
15. Taka
16. Lukpan
17. Cekpa
18. Tsoyida
19. Tswashako
20. Rani



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Nupe Civil titles

These are traditional titles confers to any loyal civilian in kinnupe by his royal Highness. These are:
1.Makama
2. Sardauna
3. Magajin Gari
4. Ndeji
5. Sonfarako
6. Tswanya
7. Madaki
8. Wali
9. Swajiya
10. Santali
11. Mijindadi
12. Dan Masani
13. Nnafyanea
14. Tswakuku
15. Tabo
16. Man Takada
17. Garkuwa

Nupe Military titles

The following are the nupe military titles. These are
1. Mayaki
2. Ubandawaki
3. Sokiara
4. Sonmasun
5. Saganu
6. Tsadza
7. Galadima
8. Ejiko
9. Turaki
10. Nagun
11. Tsowa
12. sonfadako
13. Barize
14. Soje
15. Yerima
16. Waziri

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Nupe Trade title

The following are nupe trade titles and it meaning. These are:
1. Makun = Head Brass- Worker
2. Sokyara= Head ,Berber
3. Sanfawa= Head, Butcher
4. Ndaceko= Head, Hunter
5. Egba = Head, Carpenter
6. Masaga= Head, Glassworker
7. Majin Kinpa= Head, Leather Worker
8. Kuta = Fisherman
9. Bagba = Wood- Worker
10. Dokodza = Head Blacksmith
11. Majin Cigbe= Head Traditional medicine
12. Majin Nya Lechi= Beads worker
13. Etsunu =Head Farmer( Dodondawa)
14. Dokaji
15. Amana ( Daniyan)
16. Dan Ubandaki Nupe ( Giwa)

Nupe Women’s titles

The following are traditional titles for women. These are:
1.Sagi = Head of women
2. Soniyan= Head of Market women
3. Wogbo
4. Ninwoye

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Nupe Village head titles

The following are the nupe village head titles. These are:
1. Hakimi
2. Etsu Yankpa
3. Ndazhitsu

Discuss the leadership in nupe kingdom

The leadership in kinnupe is the same as any other leadership in Africa. Leadership in kinnupe move from person to person. In every community there must be a leader which the take the responsibilities confers on him.
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A.A Zakari

A. A Zakari is my name, a law student from University of Maiduguri. I grew up in Minna, Niger state, Nigeria. A blogger, enterprenuer, investor and deep thinker.

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