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26 Oct 2019
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, commended the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, for strengthening the country’s cultural diversity through the ongoing National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) being hosted by Edo State. 
18 Oct 2019
For his subjects and keen observers of his reign, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, Oba of Benin who will clock 66 on October 20 has been a source of inspiration given his remarkable...
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…
18 May 2019
Eheneden Erediauwa Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin, has opted to celebrate his 4th coronation anniversary during this year’s National Festival of Arts and Culture. The annual festival, which would be simultaneously celebrated with the monarch’s fourth celebration anniversary on the throne, is scheduled to hold on October 26 in Benin, the Edo State capital.…
14 May 2019
Oba of Benin, HRM Ewuare II, has charged doctors and other staff of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) to be more...
12 May 2019
The revered Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku’ Akpolokpolo Ewuare II, has disclosed plans to celebrate his fourth anniversary on the throne of ancient Benin Kingdom during the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) slated for October this year. A former diplomat and accomplished culture influencer, Oba Ewuare II noted that his desire…
20 Apr 2019
Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has urged Christians to use the period of Easter to reflect on the teachings of Jesus Christ and endeavour to emulate Him in their daily lives. In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Desmond Agbama, yesterday, in Benin, Oba Ewuare advised Christian leaders to endeavour to do…
7 Apr 2019
The masterpiece, The Court of the Oba of Benin, by Nigeria’s most famous and revered artist Benedict Enwonwu has been discovered in the USA and is due to be sold for up to $180,000 by Bonhams, New York on May 2, 2019.
22 Feb 2019
The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has called on all eligible voters in Edo State to come out en mass and vote for candidates of their choice in tomorrow’s rescheduled elections. The monarch urged the electorate not to be discouraged by the postponement of last week election but should renew their zeal to participate…
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.…


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