Was established in the early 16th century by the son of an Idah prince, Tsoede.

Thus, with the help of the Benin confederacy, Tsoede founded Nupe from lgala influence. And before the unification of Nupe, various groups like Ebe, Gbedye, Benin, Kunsopa, Benu, Dibo, Kyedye, Kupa, Cekpa, etc were involved.

However; Nupe was bounded on the North-East by Jukun and on the south by the Igala kingdom. She had various capital cities at various times as follows: Nupeko, Gbara, Mokwa and Raba respectively.

The kingdom also exercised a considerable influence on the Niger-Benue area.

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