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White History is Nothing BUT a Huge April Fool's Joke

White History is Nothing BUT a Huge April Fools' Joke

April 1st of every year is celebrated in the western cultures around the world as April Fools’ Day. The day is filled with hoaxes and an assortment of jokes with various degrees of sophistication that is played with…

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Added by sjaugu on April 18, 2014 at 11:34pm — No Comments

King of Benin Kingdom, Oba Erediauwa Clocks 35 Years On Throne today

Our Monarch Clocks 35 Years On Throne today " Oba Ghato Kpere...Ise!!!



Our Pride! Our Daddy! Our Monarch! Our King, the Oba of…
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Added by Otedo News Update on March 24, 2014 at 5:50pm — No Comments

Oshiomhole vows to develop rural areas





Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has assured people in the rural communities of the state that government will provide the needed infrastructure and amenities to make life comfortable for them and boost their economic life.

He gave the assurance during an inspection…

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Added by Otedo News Update on March 11, 2014 at 7:54pm — No Comments

Benin Prince faults FG’s proposed centenary celebration

On January 09, 2014 

BY SIMON EBEGBULEM



BENIN CITY—THE Enogie of Obazuwa and younger brother to the Oba of Benin, Prince Edun Akenzua, yesterday described the proposed centenary celebration of the birth of Nigeria by the Federal Government as a…

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FINALLY EDO HAVE PEOPLE TO REPRESENT HER PEOPLE AT THE NATIONAL CONFAB

WORSHIPPERS OF EDO DIETIES DESERVE A PLACE AT THE NATIONAL CONFAB JUST AS THE BELIEVERS OF IFA HAVE INSISTED FOR A SIT OR TWO Confab: Edosomwan, others emerge as Edo delegates News Monday,

March 3, 2014

BY SIMON EBEGBULEM BENIN

-THE Edo State Government has forwarded the names of three of its representatives for the proposed National Conference to the Federal Government. In the list is Chief Charles Edosomwan (SAN), a former Attorney…

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Why do we all want to become rich?

I have been almost all over the world in this small time I've spent on earth and I have spoken to lots of people both rich and poor alike. One question keeps lingering on my mind even though I've ask a lot of people about it, I still want to use this avenue to ask my good people back home and in diaspora as to why we all want to become rich men and women irrespective of our colors, races, creeds and tribes.…

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Added by Manny Uwangue on March 3, 2014 at 2:30am — No Comments

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

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 December 18, 2013 at 1:44pm — No Comments

2013 Annual Omo N’ Oba Ugie Commences in Benin

DECEMBER 17, 2013

The 2013 Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba of Benin annual Ugie commenced with the Ugie-Erhoba ceremony.

Ugie-Erhoba is a memorial anniversary of the reigning Oba’s father.

The rituals of the ceremony are used to make propitiation to the spirits of…

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Added by Otedo News Update on December 18, 2013 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Eminent personalities gather for Oba of Benin book Presentation

As we congratulate the Oba Of Benin, Omo N'Oba Nedo, OBA Erediauwa on the launching of his book titled "CRADLE OF IDEAS" it is also pertinent that we make the following observations. 



The Book "CRADLE OF IDEAS" was launched with N50 Million Naira by Captain OSA and his…

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Added by Otedo News Update on December 1, 2013 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Crisis Looms In Benin City Over Mysterious Death Of 2 Inmates

Thursday, 19 September 2013 

Prison inmates

By Enahoro Iyemefokhai, Benin



Authorities of the Edo State command of  the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) are currently enmeshed in controversies over the alleged murder and burial of two prison inmates.

A 21 year old…

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Added by Otedo News Update on September 30, 2013 at 4:08am — 3 Comments

U.S. Museum Splits Benin Royal House

SUNDAY, 29 SEPTEMBER 2013 00:00 BY TAJUDEEN SOWOLE …

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Edo Police Command parade 26 suspected criminals



By MIKE OSAROGIAGBON. : 09/25/2013 



Mr. Foluso Adebanjo, Edo State Commissioner of Police speaking to newsmen during the parade of some suspected criminals in Edo State.


BENIN CITY – Edo State Police Command has paraded…
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Added by Otedo News Update on September 26, 2013 at 4:55am — No Comments

Downpour sacks Edo communities

BY GABRIEL ENOGHOLASE



BENIN—OVER 12 hours torrential rainfall grounded commercial activities in Benin, EdoS tate capital, Monday, and submerged some houses in Ekpoma, headquarters of Esan West Local Government Area.

Reports from other parts of state also indicated that people were forced to stay indoors due to the heavy rain.…
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Added by Otedo News Update on September 26, 2013 at 3:30am — No Comments

18 Years Old Girl Killed In A Hotel In Benin



An 18-year-old girl, Chinyere Onorfue, was found in a hotel room in Benin City, the capital of Edo state, dead

Chinyere who allegedly checked into the hotel, with one Emmanuel Ajayi, on 19 August, was discovered dead in the room at about 8 pm of the same date, with her throat slashed.



Investigations by operatives of the Edo state police command led to the arrest of Emmanuel Ajayi and another suspect who were allegedly found in the hotel…

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Added by Otedo News Update on September 25, 2013 at 9:35pm — No Comments

Edo State Yet To Receive Erosion Control Fund From Federal Government- Govt

Says FG yet to release funds for Edo erosion control—Govt Benin City Flood Edo State Government has denied receipt of any money from the Ecological Fund to tackle the erosion menace ravaging Auchi in Edo North and Queen Ede in Edo South. In a statement issued by the Special Adviser, Media and Public Affairs to the Governor, Prince Kassim Afegbua, the Government said those peddling the rumour only did so out of ignorance and mischief. Afegbua said: “Our attention has been drawn…

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Added by Otedo News Update on September 25, 2013 at 9:31pm — No Comments

Oba of Benin The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba Erediauwa, has requested that the Benin airport should be upgraded to an international status

O ba of Benin The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba Erediauwa, has requested that the Benin airport should be upgraded to an international status being one of the oldest airports in the country. The Oba made this known when managing director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), George Uriesi, paid him…

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Added by Otedo News Update on September 14, 2013 at 11:29pm — No Comments

Tree/ planting exercise to commemorate the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Centre in New York, and the birth of Prince Alexander of England.



IRHUE – Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has called on indigene of the state to join hands with government to develop the forests and green environment of the state.



He made the call yesterday at Ehor forest reserve, Irhue, Uhunmwode Local Government Area, Edo State, during the tree/ planting exercise to commemorate the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Centre in New York, and the birth of Prince Alexander of England.



Comrade…

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Added by Otedo News Update on September 13, 2013 at 7:58am — No Comments

UNIBEN VC’s ALLEGED POISONING: ‘Lecturers punished for ‘crimes against humanity’ are fighting back’

on September 08, 2013   

By Simon Ebegbulem, Benin-City
…Affected staff ruined the lives of 142 students…


University of Benin (UNIBEN) Governing Council recently sacked 44 staff of the institution allegedly involved in allegations that bordered on gross misconduct. But since the decision was taken, the Vice-Chancellor of the…
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Added by Otedo News Update on September 12, 2013 at 10:43pm — 1 Comment

In the last 20 years, I’ve spent an hour daily reading dictionaries –Obahiagbon

SEPTEMBER 7, 2013 BY GBENRO ADEOYE …

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Added by Otedo News Update on September 7, 2013 at 10:05am — No Comments

Lessons from Edo teacher’s literacy drama

August 29, 2013 by Punch Editorial Board



GOVERNOR Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State and his primary school teachers recently offered the country a classic evidence of the collapse of the foundation of education in an astounding literacy drama. A female primary school teacher for 20 years was unable to read her age declaration affidavit. Even when the governor prodded her by reading the text and asked her to repeat…

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Added by Otedo News Update on August 31, 2013 at 7:28pm — No Comments

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