Our Community Leaders and Title Holders

The community leaders title holders

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Subject   :  Civic Education


Class  : Basic  / Primary 2  / Class 2


Term : Second   Term


Week  : Week 1


Topic  :

The community leaders title holders


Previous Knowledge : The pupils have previous knowledge of

The Nigerian National Flag

that was taught  in their previous classes

Behavioural  Objectives : At the end of the lesson , pupils should be able to

  • Explain community leaders
  • Say the meaning of title holders
  • Give examples of community leaders in our midst

Instructional Materials 

  • Pictures of National Flag
  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Online Resource
  • Textbooks

Methods of Teaching 

  • Role modelling
  • Questions and Answers
  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Recitation
  • Imitation
  • Story Telling

Content :  

Long time ago in the olden days before the coming of the colonial masters , our forefathers had their own methods of choosing their leader through various  traditional means .

These means may be though 

  • Royal linage by birth
  • Consultation with the elders
  • Divination through the oracles
  • Voting by the selected elders of the society usually called the king makers

Examples Of Traditional Leaders in Nigeria are 

  • Obas : Obas are commonly found in Yoruba land and towards the extreme end of Benin . The tile of such ona is always shown in such a way that the name of the oba is called like Ooni of Ife , Oba of Lagos , Alafin of Oyo , Awujale of Ijebuland , Alake of Egbaland etc
  • Eze : Thse royal fathers are commonly  found in IGBO LAND
  • Emirs of Kano
  • Seriki in The North
  • Ooni in the west



The topic is presented step by step

Step 1 : The class teacher revises the old topic

Step 2 : The class teacher introduces the new topic

Step 3 : The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own contributions and gives room for pupils” participation


Class Teacher And Pupils Activities. Interaction or  Participation 

This involves class teacher  and pupils interaction , conversation , imitation or modeling through discussion , play method or just by recitation or asking and answering questions that are related to the topic that has just been taught

  • The class teacher ask the pupils that what is the name of oba of lagos
  • A boy may be dress like a royal father or like a king
  • The class teacher may help the pupils to say the bane of traditional leaders in Nigeria


  1. The traditional rulers of the Yorubas is called ________
  2. The traditional of the Igbo is called ___________
  3. The traditional rulers of the Hausa is called __________


The class teacher does the necessary corrections and he or she goes round to mark .



The class teacher should stimulate the pupils’ interest  on

The Importance of Title Holders in Nigeria

and make them to read or learn about it as they prepare for the next lesson .


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