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Oba of Benin

31 Dec
To commemorate the 2022 Igue Festival, Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, along with his deputy, Comrade Philip Shaibu, Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie and other top government functionaries, paid a courtesy...
15 Sep
Recall that the Federal Government had promised to take temporarily custody of the 1,130 Benin artefacts, returned by Germany when the objects were reparated, pending the completion
19 Aug
The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, yesterday, charged surgeons to reduce incidents of distorted medical procedures and improve healthcare services in Nigeria.
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.
7 May 2022
The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has pledged to tackle the insecurity plaguing the country. Amaechi made the promise on Friday when he visited Oba of Benin, Oba Ewaure II, in his palace.
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.
24 Feb 2022
The Traditional ruler of Benin Kingdom, Edo State, Omo ‘N’ Oba N’edo, Eburewa II, yesterday paid a visit to the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, at his Ake palace in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.
17 Dec 2021
To facilitate development of oil palm plantation, believed to have the potential to boost Nigeria’s economy through the value chain, affected farmers at Agbonbayemwen
19 Oct 2021
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, his Delta counterpart, Ifeanyi Okowa, and the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, yesterday, charged Muslims on tolerance, prayers, unity and peaceful coexistence.
10 Jul 2021
The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to take custody of the looted artifacts awaiting repatriation from Europe on behalf of the palace until the Benin Royal Museum
22 May 2021
Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has expressed displeasure that some some groups of individuals, using pseudo names, are negotiating the recovery of stolen Benin artworks on behalf of the throne.
21 May 2021
The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has lauded the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, for celebrating the age- long Oranmiyan Festival.


14 mins ago
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has approved Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt for the All Progressives Congress Presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu’s rally, with a waiver on the N5 million statutory payment stipulated by Wike’s Executive Order 21.
15 mins ago
Education stakeholders in Oyo state have called on candidates in the forthcoming polls to prioritise learning and pay serious attention to education of the girl-child.
20 mins ago
The Supreme Court, yesterday, dismissed two appeals brought against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its governorship candidate, Uba Sani, by Sani Mahmoud Sha’aban.
23 mins ago
Graduating students from the University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED), Ondo Town, Ondo State, have been urged to create life-changing opportunities out of the current challenges of the country and not be dampened by them.
24 mins ago
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Ebonyi State, Chief Ifeanyi Odii, yesterday, promised to reform the state’s civil service and education sector, among other prospects that would be beneficial to Ebonyi citizens if elected governor next month.