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3 Sep 2020
As the Edo State governorship election inches closer, the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, has called on the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Godwin Obaseki, and his All Progressives Congress (APC) counterpart, Osagie Ize-lyamu, to caution their supporters and eschew violence. Also charging the former national chairman of APC, Adams Oshiomhole, to…
13 Jan 2020
The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, has promised to establish a multi-million naira memorial research centre in Calabar, Cross River State.
13 Jul 2019
As stakeholders in the arts and culture sector gear up for this year’s NAFEST holding in Benin, Edo State, His Royal Majesty, the Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, has extolled the Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe. The revered monarch said Nigeria needs great…
22 Dec 2018
As part of the ongoing annual Ugie Festival celebrated in Benin Kingdom, the Oba of Benin has performed Ugie-Erhoba ceremony. The Ugie-Erhoba ceremony is a memorial anniversary in honour of the Oba’s ancestral fathers. The ceremony is characterised by traditional dance by all eligible chiefs in Benin Kingdom. The chiefs, dressed in colourful ceremonial regalia…
9 Dec 2018
The Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, Oba of Benin has called on the European Union (EU) to put measures in place...
2 Dec 2018
All Edo sons and daughters in Diaspora have been charged to mobilise themselves to actively participate in the annual Ugie Festival in Benin Kingdom. His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, Oba of Benin gave the charge, when he received a delegation of Edo Association of Nigerians in Germany in his palace.…
2 Dec 2018
The Chairman and members of the newly inaugurated Governing Council of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, have been charged to correct the wrongs in the institution with regard to teaching and learning. The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Ewuare II who gave the charge when he received the board in his Palace, commended Governor Godwin…
4 Nov 2018
His Royal Majesty Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, Oba of Benin has called on traditional rulers not to involve in party politics to the detriment of the people and the tradition. Oba Ewuare II who made the call when traditional rulers from south-south, south-west and south-east paid him a royal visit in his…
9 Sep 2018
His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, Oba of Benin, has accepted to collaborate with British Museum to develop a world-class museum that would accommodate the return of stolen artefact from Benin Kingdom in his palace. The Benin Monarch who spoke during the visit of Hartwig Fischer, Director, British Museum, to his…
9 Apr 2018
The trafficking of Nigerian women mainly for prostitution in Europe has made local and international headlines. Award-winning documentaries have been released that showed...
25 Mar 2018
Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, Oba of Benin, has enjoined the newly elected local government chairmen to assist in the fight against illegal migration and human trafficking, as well as insecurity in their domains. The monarch gave the charge, when the Commissioner for Local Government and Community Matters, Hon. (Barr.) Jimoh Ijegbai led…

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