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6 Dec 2016
One of the defects of both the 1979 and 1999 constitutions, is the deliberate denial of any role whatsoever for the traditional rulers.
4 Dec 2016
A chartered Architect and Development Expert, Austin Ilenre Emuah, has applauded the Oba of Benin-Kingdom for his foresight and interest in the development of Edo State.
30 Nov 2016
Dr. Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has urged the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, to assist in the protection of the corporation’s facilities from vandals.
29 Oct 2016
The ancient Benin Kingdom and the entire Edo State was in festive mood recently, as the crown prince, His Royal Highness, Eheneden Erediauwa, ascended the revered throne to become the new Oba of Benin, succeeding his late father...
26 Oct 2016
For Governor Adams Oshiomhole and His Majesty, Omo n’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare the Second, last Thursday must be a singular experience. For the third time in 100 years, Benin kingdom, one of the oldest states in Nigeria, is having a new traditional ruler. That day too, Oshiomhole became the first Edo citizen to…
23 Oct 2016
But after over one year wait, the Benin Kingdom, last Thursday, experienced this not very regular occurrence, as it got a new Oba with the name, Oba Ewuare II.
22 Oct 2016
Delta State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has congratulated HRM Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolor, Oba Ewuare II, the 40th Oba of Benin Kingdom, as he ascends the ancient throne of his forefathers.
22 Oct 2016
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described the new Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolor, Oba Ewuare 11 ...
20 Oct 2016
The Edo State commissioner of police, Mr. Haliru Gwandu, who disclosed this in Benin City to newsmen yesterday, said while the command would provide 5,000 of its personnel for the coronation...
8 Oct 2016
All commercial activities around the Palace of the Oba of Benin were yesterday suspended to pave way for the commencement of the coronation ceremonies of Crown Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, which is expected to last 12 days.
7 Oct 2016
The Court of Appeal in Benin City, yesterday, refused to hear a motion by counsel to one Rich Arisco-Osemwingie, who proclaimed himself the Ogiamien of Utantan nation.
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.


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