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Oba Ewuare II

16 Nov
Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare II, yesterday, expressed the need for traditional rulers in the country to be protected against indiscriminate deposition by agents of states.
7 Nov
Federal Government, through the Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilisation (CBAAC), has awarded the ‘Most Outstanding Traditional Ruler on Arts and Culture in Nigeria’ award to the Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare II.
22 Oct
A registered Estate agent and land developer, Mr. Osagie Wealth Efe, on Friday, appealed to the Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare II, to rescue him alongside other developers whose property worth millions of Naira were demolished by the Edo State government.
4 Oct
Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare II, yesterday, said the 62nd Independence anniversary of Nigeria would have been more meaningful if the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities
26 Sep
The Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare II, has been honoured with the national award of Commander of the Federal Republic (CFR).
5 Sep
The Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare II has expressed worry over the activities of land grabbers in the state, particularly as it has resulted in violent clashes between communities in Edo state.
26 Aug
The Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare II, has cautioned against attempt by anyone or a group of persons to divert Benin artefacts, warning that Edo people will resist the move.
22 Jul 2022
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, said there was no dispute between the state government and the palace of Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, over the return of looted Benin artefacts.
29 Apr 2022
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has affirmed he has capacity to reposition Nigeria, saying President Muhammadu Buhari exposed him to critical decisions and programmes about the country, which, in turn, equipped for the job.
20 Feb 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, presented the returned bronze artifacts of the Benin Kingdom to the Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II after, 150 years after the British naval expedition of 1897.
9 Feb 2022
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, urged Nigerians to get involved in the nation’s political decision-making process towards placing the country on the path of sustainable growth and development.
14 Dec 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, advised the Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare II, and Benin royal palace on the safety of Benin artifacts repatriated from the United Kingdom.


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