Oba of Benin

The king, known as Oba of Benin, Omo n’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

EFCC officials aiding crimes, Oba of Benin alleges

The Benin monarch, Omo N’ Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, CFR, on Monday accused some unscrupulous officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC) of allegedly aiding
2 months ago
The king, known as Oba of Benin, Omo n’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, dance to celebrate a document he signed for the repartriation to the ancient kingdom of looted artefacts by the British military force in Benin City, midwestern Nigeria, on December 13, 2021. - Oba of Benin has signed relevant documents for the repatriation to the ancient kingdom of precious artefacts looted by the British soldiers during the punitive military campaign in Benin City in 1897. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Edo govt denies court case against Oba of Benin

The Edo State Government on Thursday denied instituting a court case with the Oba of Benin. [ad] Reports on social media suggest that there is a current court case initiated by the
3 months ago
Oba of Benin, Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II with Governor Sanwo-olu

Rep warns against disrespecting Benin stool

House of Representatives member, Dennis Idahosa (APC, Edo), has warned the people of Benin never to allow their emotions to be exploited by those with ulterior motives to bring the palace of
4 months ago
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Oba of Benin, HRM Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II; Chairman of EnterpriseNGR, Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede and Chairman of THISDAY Media Group and ARISE News Channel, Chief Nduka Obaigbena during the Oba’s courtesy visit at the Lagos House, Marina

Benin did not discover Lagos

Listening to the Oba of Benin during his recent visit to the Lagos State House reminds me of the Irish poet and playwright Oscar Fingal O’Fflahertie Wills Wilde who says “Anybody can
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Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Oba of Benin, HRM Omo N' Oba N' Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II; Chairman of EnterpriseNGR, Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede and Chairman of THISDAY Media Group and ARISE News Channel, Chief Nduka Obaigbena during the Oba's courtesy visit at the Lagos House, Marina.

Yoruba and the danger of a distorted Lagos history

The distortion of history has led to wars between peoples and nations. It is exactly what we see between Israel and Palestine today and the main reason for the invasion of the
7 months ago
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