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Chief Nosa Isekhure, declared Benin people would vote for the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan

The Chief Priest, Isekhure of Benin Kingdom, Chief Nosa Isekhure, has declared that the Benin people would vote for the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan because the Benin traditional ruler, Oba Erediauwa, has endorsed him.

The Chief Priest, who occupies a highly revered office in the Benin traditional institution, also took…

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Chief Nosa Isekhure, declared Benin people would vote for the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan

The Chief Priest, Isekhure of Benin Kingdom, Chief Nosa Isekhure, has declared that the Benin people would vote for the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan because the Benin traditional ruler, Oba Erediauwa, has endorsed him.

The Chief Priest, who occupies a highly revered office in the Benin traditional institution, also took…

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Benin Prince resigns from Edo cabinet

Banji Aluko -Benin City 

Thursday, February 19, 2015

A Benin Prince and son of the Oba of Benin, Prince Ekpen Erediauwa, has resigned his appointment from the government of Governor Adams Oshiomhole as the executive director (Government House), alleging that the state governor was harassing…

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Added by Otedo News Update on February 21, 2015 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

Aisha Buhari Reveals One Thing Nigerians Didn’t Know About Her Husband, Guess What It Is?

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Behind every successful man there is a wise woman. That’s the story of the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming general election, General Muhammadu Buhari and wife, Mrs. Aisha Buhari.

Speaking in interview with Thisday Style, Mrs. Aisha…

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Added by john chima on February 20, 2015 at 7:20pm — No Comments

African History Month365 Concepts

African History Month365  Concepts 

Negro History Week was initiated by Dr. Carter G.…

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Added by sjaugu on February 19, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

ENC Demand FG To Revisit The Benin River Delta Boundary Arrangement.

By Uwagboe Ogieva

15 Feb 2015

A group recognise as the Edo Nationalist Congress (ENC) in a comunique today demand for the peaceful resolution of the Benin River Delta boundry that was fraudulently designed by the boudary commission during Obasanyo and Babangida regime from the deformed Midwestern/ Bendel state of Nigeria.

ENC whose members are coaliation of the ethnic minorities from the former Midwestern/Bendel state, publish in their official…

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THE SCRABBLE FOR CHOICE BENIN LANDS BY OSHIOMHOLE,SHUAIBU AND APC CHIEFTAINS.



I have been meaning to say one or two things…
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Added by Otedo News Update on February 13, 2015 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Oba Of Benin Of The Great Benin Kingdom Joins His Ancestors

By Charles Igbinidu is the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of ionigeria.com

His Royal Majesty Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Erediauwa, the monarch of Benin Kingdom has joined his ancestors. He was 92 years old.

According to authoritative sources within and outside Edo State,…

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Postpone election twenty times, Binis will not vote for Jonathan



on February 11, 2015 

By SIMON EBEGBULEM



BENIN CITY – THE Esogban of Benin Kingdom and chairman Benin Forum, an umbrella body of all Binis in Nigeria and the Diaspora, Chief David Edebiri, yesterday, declared that despite the shocking postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, the Binis will not vote for President Goodluck Jonathan.

The Esogban’s declaration is a major blow to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…

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Fire guts Benin market

by Alexander Okere.



Tragedy struck at the popular Uselu market on Ugbowo road, Egor Local Government Area of Edo State, following a fire outbreak which gutted a section of the market.



It was gathered that the inferno, which started at about 8.30pm on Monday evening, razed over 50 shops cited on Osamwonyi Street, although no life was reported lost.



When our correspondent got to the scene of the…

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Edo Assembly Crisis: Our Stand

By Parliamentary Association of Nigeria, Edo State Branch

Edo Assembly Crisis: Our Stand By Parliamentary Association of Nigeria, Edo State Branch Gentlemen of the press, on behalf of members of Edo branch of Parliamentary Association of Nigeria, let me begin by thanking you for honouring our invitation to this press conference. The main objective is to clear the air in view of incessant media enquiries on our position with regard to the present state of affairs. For the avoidance of doubt, members of the Parliamentary Association of Nigeria remain civil servants guided by extant civil service rules which forbid us from partisan politics. As employees of the Edo State House of Assembly Service Commission, we are loyal to the constituted authority at the legislative branch of government. There is no doubt about the legitimacy of Right Honorable Uyi Igbe as the de facto and de jure Speaker of Edo House of Assembly or question about those who are bonafide members of the House. While it is true that there was disorder at the Assembly Complex two weeks ago making it impossible for our members to discharge their duties, we wish to state that normalcy has since been restored as the assembly moves its plenary to the old legislative chamber following the commencement of renovation work at the Anthony Enahoro Complex. At the new location, our members have continued to dutifully collaborate with the Sergeant-At-Arms to offer ancillary services to the assembly-in-session. While we appreciate the concern of the leadership of the state branch of the Nigeria Labour Congress on the welfare of our members, we wish to state that our members no longer face any threat as they go about their normal duties at the old legislative chamber. As such, our members don’t see any need in embarking on any industrial action on account of threat to our personal safety. If anything, our only prayer today is that the ongoing renovation works at the Anthony Enahoro House be expedited so that some of our members who have relocated to the old legislative chamber can quickly return to their desks in the office by the Ring Road. Consequent upon the above, all workers of the Edo State House of Assembly are to report to their duty post on Monday, July 14, 2014, at the EDHA Service Commission at Oguola Crescent, Ihama, GRA, Benin City.

Gentlemen of the press, on behalf of members of Edo branch of Parliamentary Association of Nigeria, let me begin by thanking you for honouring our invitation to this press conference. The main objective is to clear the air in view of incessant media enquiries on our position with regard…

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Added by Otedo News Update on February 9, 2015 at 10:39am — No Comments

Benin monarch to Jonathan: God’s choice is our own

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Added by Otedo News Update on February 5, 2015 at 8:36pm — No Comments

Prince Erediawa, Ogbemudia, Igbinedion, Aneni and other Edo leaders for Goodluck Jonathan

1ST SAMUEL,CHAPTER 10,VERSE 11:::

" ...What is this that has come over the son of Kish? Is Saul also among the Prophets?

Yesterday,I read somewhere that Oshiomhole is ORDERING Edo People not to vote for Jonathan but to vote for Buhari. If that order is not a product of delusion of grandeur,I don't know what is. Edo listen to their leaders and traditional institutions and they have spoken loud and clear to us through our most respected…

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Rare encounter with Oba of Benin: My ties with Buhari, Oba of Lagos, Obi of Onitsha

FROM ACHEIVE

on September 29, 2013  

You don’t just barge into the palace of Omo N’oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Erediauwa, the 38th  Oba of Benin, to see the monarch. The Oba of Benin is unarguably one of Nigeria’s most reverred royal fathers. He…

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Added by Otedo News Update on January 31, 2015 at 11:13pm — No Comments

Anxiety over Oba of Benin’s health

The inability of the Presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Major General Muhammadu Buhari to pay a courtesy visit to the Benin monarch, His Royal Majesty Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Erediauwa on Thursday before his campaign rally in Benin City is…

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PDP alleges Edo govt plan to sell Army barracks

News Thursday, January 29, 2015

By Gabriel Enogholase



BENIN-The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State has raised alarm over what it described as the alleged plot by the state government to sell the Nigerian Army Barracks in Ikpoba Hill, Benin City, due to…

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Added by Otedo News Update on January 30, 2015 at 9:48pm — 1 Comment

Anenih will fail again in Edo, says Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says Chief Anthony Anenih has a long history of frustrating the will of the people, but will fail with his latest project to secure another term for President Goodluck Jonathan, just as he failed in all the elections in the state since he (Governor) came to power.

Speaking at a rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at Ekpoma in Edo Central Senatorial district, Oshiomhole said the people of Esan land…

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HORROR: 85 Year-Old Community Leader Beheaded In Benin Over Land Tussle

 
        An 85 year-old community leader in Arougba village, in Oredo local government area of Benin metropolis, Goodluck Uwumahongie, has been beheaded by unknown persons, over alleged land tussle.…
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Added by Otedo News Update on January 28, 2015 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Bode George Supports Call For Postponement Of Elections

Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, on Friday, agreed with the National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki on the need for Nigeria to postpone the February general elections.

George, who addressed a press conference at his Ikoyi, Lagos residence, also made the call for a shift in the polls to enable Nigerians collect their PVCs. He said he was yet to collect his own.

“The NSA sees…

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Added by john chima on January 25, 2015 at 10:31pm — No Comments

How I will operate as Nigeria’s First Lady – Buhari’s Wife

Aisha Buhari, the wife of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, has said her husband will not tamper with the office of the ‘First Lady,’ if it is constitutionally recognised.

Mrs. Buhari told newsmen on the sidelines of the inaugural meeting of the APC women presidential campaign initiative held in Abuja on Saturday.

The wife of the APC presidential flag-bearer was reacting to her husband’s promise…

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