January 2010 Blog Posts (15)

Unity and Cultural Heritage of Edo People - Speech by Dr SEO OGBOMWAN

Unity and Cultural Heritage of Edo People.



By Dr SEO Ogbonmwan KSC



At EDO UNION BARCELONA, ROYAL KINGDOM OF SPAIN : ANNUAL CULTURAL DANCE. 19TH DECEMBER 2009





The president Edo Union…

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Again, rerun poll pitches Anenih against Oshiomhole

THE WEEKLY TRUST.

Again, rerun poll pitches Anenih against Oshiomhole

Written by Vincent Egunyanga, Benin

Friday, 22 January 2010 21:37



This weekend, the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] and the Action Congress [AC] will once again go back to the trenches to battle for supremacy tagged, ‘We want to know who owns the land’.

This is as a result of the rerun election of Etsako Central constituency into the Edo State House of Assembly coming up today, Saturday, January… Continue

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EDO DYNASTIES.

EDO DYNASTIES.







INDEPENDENT OGISOS OF THE FIRST DYNASTY OF THE BENIN KINGDOM AND THE EMPIRE 355 BC to 1092 AD.



OGISO CAPITAL/COUNTRY.





1. IGODO or OBAGODO IGODOMIGODO

2. ERE “ “

3. ORIRE “ “

4. ODIA “

5. IGHIDO

6. EVBOBO

7. OGBEIDE

8. EMEHEN

9. AKHUANKHUAN

10. EKPIGHO

11. EFESEKE

12. IRUDIA

13. ETEBOWE

14. ODION

15. IMARHAN

16. ORRIA

17. EMOSE (Female)

18.… Continue

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Oba Esigie of Benin by Robin Walker

Oba Esigie of Benin by Robin Walker





Oba Esigie of Benin (ruled c.1504-c.1550 AD)

Great ruler of the southern Nigeria region who commissioned great art

Great Benin, also known as Edo, was an important state that flourished in southern Nigeria. Oba Esigie ascended the throne in c.1504 and had a…

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The Edo People

The Edo Tribe

By



Professor Ademola Iyi-Eweka



Email: aiyiewek@facstaff.wisc.edu







EDO, is what you can describe as the "generic name given to a group of people who have a common ancestor and have a common language, with some different variants, depending on the distance between the group and the " tap root, " resident in and around the present day Benin City. In short, the land, the political state, the people, tribe, language and the principal… Continue

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Edo people´s renaissance

Edo people´s renaissance

Vanguard: Perspectives

By J.O.S Ayomike



THE Benin Empire as described by Prof. Philip Igbafe in his Benin Under British administration represented "the unwieldy but fluid empire which was made up of a loose conglomeration of various people's covering from most of present-day Delta and Edo States to Lagos and beyond. In fact, on a Dutch map drawn in 1705, titled A New and Exact map of Guinea and reprinted in 1907 in English by Sir Alfred Jones KCMG-… Continue

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Beheadings, Lynching & Debilitating Vices Will Continue—Until We Separate To Independent- States

Beheadings, Lynching & Debilitating Vices Will Continue—Until We Separate To Independent- States







With skyrocketing instability created by blistering beheadings, lynching, burnings and military complicity, toward destruction of lives and properties worth billions of dollars in Jos, Plateau and elsewhere, has calibrated to another direction to all grave concern to all stakeholders in the Estate. Irrespective of empty declarations and promises by failing government or… Continue

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Women’s Right And Status Under Edo Native Law And Custom: Myth And Realities(2)

Women’s Right And Status Under Edo Native Law And Custom: Myth And Realities(2)





By hon. justice p.o. isibor




(b) possession of the said house and

(c) a perpetual injunction.…



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Oba of Benin calls for media objectivity

Oba of Benin calls for media objectivity







By MONDAY OISE



BENIN CITY - The Benin monarch, His Royal Majesty Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo has advised media practioners to be objective and always positive in their reporting in order to promote the country’s image to the outside world.





The Oba gave the advice when he hosted the media for the last quarter of the year 2009 at the palace yesterday.





He urged journalists in the state… Continue

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Industrialising Edo State

Industrialising Edo State



By Eranga OMO-EHIABHI Isaac



OBSERVER





PREVIOUS administrations of Edo State Government have made several efforts in…

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A Common Edo Language

A Common Edo Language



The homogenous nature of Edo State is a reality. That a common or central language exsit among the people is still a mirage and this is a challenge before Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole who recently re-emphasised the need for an Edo Language to be evolved, taught and transmitted in public schools in the State for the sole aim of promoting the rich culture of the people.



Bearing in mind that language is a powerful and very potent tool for… Continue

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The New Face Of Benin City: A Promise Well Kept

The New Face Of Benin City: A Promise Well Kept

By JETHRO IBILEKE







The City of Benin, capital of ancient Bini Kingdom dates back to the 15th century. Hence it is referred to as the ancient city of Benin. Just as the city is renowned for bronze and the moats, it is also renowned for its beauty. In fact, the Portuguese were said to have marveled at the city and described it as one of the most beautiful and best planned cities in the world. The city is traversed by major… Continue

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Benin High Chief Refutes Statement On Presidential Aide

Benin High Chief Refutes Statement On Presidential Aide



Written by By Golu Timothy, Abuja

Thursday, 07 January 2010 01:15



A Benin High Chief, H.H. Omorodion, has refuted media reports that he accused the presidential liason officer to the House of Representatives, Hon. Cario Ojougbo, of seeking to forment trouble in Igbanke land,saying the purported statement was unauthorised and uncalled for.



In a statement signed by the title holder,Omorodion said it is… Continue

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Murder of Enogie: Police arrest 5 suspects

Murder of Enogie: Police arrest 5 suspects

By MIKE OSAROGIAGBON









BENIN CITY- At least five persons suspected to have been involved in the gruesome murder of the Enogie of Ugolo clan, HRH Solomon Udobor have been arrested by Edo State Police Command.



The suspects whose names have not be disclosed apparently for security reasons, The NIGERIAN OBSERVER investigation revealed were arrested following a confessional statement made by one of them earlier… Continue

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Enogie Tussle: Enogie Of Evbukhu Attributes Victory To Oba Of Benin

Enogie Tussle: Enogie Of Evbukhu Attributes Victory To Oba Of Benin

By ROLAND OSAKUE



BENIN CITY-The Enogie of Evbukhu Community, Iyekogba in Benin City, HRH Alfred Noragbon Ogbawe has attributed his recent victory at the court of law to the support of the Benin Monarch, His Royal Majesty. Omo N’Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba of Benin and the good-will people of Evbukhu Community.





HRH Ogbawe, who made the declaration on Tuesday in Benin City shortly after the… Continue

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