Nigerian monarchy has undergone massive change in the past few years but one thing remains constant; These kings and queens are still held in very high esteem in their various kingdoms. They serve as the custodians of the culture and traditions laid down to them by their forefathers.
Talented photographer George Osodi captured these monarchs in their regal glory.
It is necessary to note that as at the time of writing, some of these kings have sadly joined their ancestors.
HRM Agbogidi Obi James Ikechukwu Anyasi II, Obi of Idumuje Unor
HRM Benjamin Ikenchuku Keagborekuzi I, the Dein of Abgor Kingdom
HRM Lucky Ochuko Ararile, The Ovie of Umiaghwa Abraka Kingdom
HRM Alayeluwa Oba Rufus Adeyemo Adejugbe, Aladesanmi III, The Ewi Of Ado-Ekiti
HRM, Emir of Zauzau (Zaria) Alhaji, Dr. Shehu Idris
HRM The Emir of Kano Alhaji Ado Bayero
HRM Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman, The Emir of Katsina
HRH Queen Hajiya Hadizatu Ahmedu Magajiya of Knubwada
HRM Oba Okunade Sijuwade, Olubuse II, Ooni of Ife
HRM Oba Alayeluwa Saheed Ademola Elegushi, Kusenla III, The Elegushi of Ikateland
HRM Oba (Dr) Adekunle Aromolaran II, The Owa Obokun of Ijeshaland
HRM Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe, Agbogidi Obi of Onicha
HRM Obi Joseph Chike Edozien, Asagba Of Asaba
HRM Ogiame Atuwatse II, The Olu of Warri
HRM Solomon Akenzua, Oba Erediauwa of Benin Kingdom
HRM Pere Donokoromo II, The Pere of Isaba Kingdom
HRM Obi Imegwu II, Obi Of Aboh Kingdom
HRM Felix A. Mujakperuo Orhue I, The Orodje of Okpe Kingdom
HRM Oharisi III, Ovie of Ughelli
HRM Oba Jimoh Oyetunji Olanipekun Larooye II, Ataoja of Osogboland