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Ja Ja of Opobo [formerly Jubo Jubagha]locked

(c. 1821–1891)
  • John D. Hargreaves

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Ja Ja of Opobo [formerly Jubo Jubagha] (c. 1821–1891), merchant and king of Opobo, was born in Amaigbo, a village in what became the Orlu division of Nigeria. Cast out from his family (apparently because of an ill-omened physical defect) he was sold as a slave to the coastal state of ...

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