25 Dec 2019
Joseph Alufa Igbinovia is not a celebrity, who will glide through crowds of tourists and local revelers astride an elaborate float of the Edo regalia.
14 May 2017
The Oba stated this when he recently held the first quarterly media parley, which was started by his father, Oba Erediauwa.
5 Feb 2017
She was number two of the three remaining wives of the late Oba Erediauwa when the Oba joined his ancestors. The late Oloi was born in Benin City on the January 6 1956, to the families of...
29 Jan 2017
The Isekhure of Benin Kingdom, Chief Nosakhare Isekhure, who was recently suspended indefinitely by the Benin Traditional Council from performing the duties of his office...
21 Oct 2016
For hours yesterday, business activities in Benin, the Edo State capital stood still as the 40th monarch of the ancient city, Eheneden Erediauwa ascended the throne.
21 Jun 2016
This is neither a rejoinder nor a biography on Crown Prince (Ambassador) Eheneden Erediauwa, Edaiken N’Uselu. Rather, it is more of an addendum to the brilliant prompting by The Guardian editorial at page 14 of its Friday, May 27, 2016 edition.
5 Jun 2016
The book, A Benin Coronation: Oba Erediauwa by Tam Fiofori, paints a poetically enchanting picture of the March 1979 crowning ceremonies of Oba Erediauwa as the 38th Oba of the Benin Kingdom.
4 Jun 2016
The Benin Traditional Council (BTC) yesterday announced that as part of the burial rites of the late Oba of Benin, Oba Erediauwa, there would be no cooking with fire in the kingdom tomorrow (Sunday).
27 May 2016
In recent times, owing to the sweeping effect of westernisation, the role of traditional institutions has wrongly been viewed as simply symbolic in this part of the world.
25 May 2016
As the Benin Kingdom today begins the funeral rites of the late Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Erediauwa, the Benin palace has called for media support just as it commended the way and manner...
13 May 2016
At a time when cultural and traditional vestiges are either relegated to the background or jettisoned outright, owing largely to Western influence on the polity, the Benin people of southern Nigeria are constituting themselves into a study in reverence for culture and tradition.