February 2010 Blog Posts (18)

Aspects of the Foreign Relations of Benin Empire in History

Introductory Remarks by Okhaemwen Osayande ‘Tayo Akpata on the Occasion

of the International Conference on Aspects of the Foreign Relations of

Benin Empire in History.



Protocol



On behalf of the Institute for Benin Studies and Tayo Akpata Foundation, it is my

immense pleasure to welcome you all to this historic conference. In a

way, one feels elated but humbled by the response that has greeted this

earth-breaking conference. By the fifteenth century,… Continue

Added by Otedo News Update on February 28, 2010 at 9:05am — No Comments

BENIN KINGDOM BY ENCYCLOPEDIA DEFINITION

BENIN KINGDOM BY ENCYCLOPEDIA DEFINITION



Benin, Kingdom ofWest African kingdom based on Benin City, now in southern Nigeria, probably

founded in…

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A LEGACY OF AFRICAN CIVILIZATION : BENIN



A LEGACY OF AN AFRICAN CIVILIZATION YET UNTOLD..THE GREAT BENIN NATION SOUTHERN NIGERIA



The history of the great Benin Empire as a nation is the record of a state that was established 2300yrs before any contact was made with European inferior nation. The great Benin Empire made remarkable…

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We’ll secede from Nigeria ’

We’ll secede from Nigeria ’

26 February, 2010 02:44:00…

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Edo Language as Medium of Instruction

If there is anytime to push for the use of Edo language as medium of instruction in institutions of higher learning, it is now. It is not just a call for cultural identity: rather it is an attempt to draw attention to quality learning and meaningful education. There is value in Edo language. Besides, the linguistic resource has direct moral implications on all of us. We all have a lot to gain in giving this crusade, a collective drive.

Added by Mark Osamagbe IGHILE on February 26, 2010 at 10:03pm — 1 Comment

25 Years Of An Oba

25 Years Of An Oba



By…

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Is our Western Education Anti-African Culture?

Lest we forget……

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WAZOBIA IS A SLAVE AND COLONIAL CREATION

Nigeria and WAZOBIA: The Economic Value of Truth

By: Ehimwenma E. Aimiuwu

August 17, 2008…

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COLONIAL STATE AND EDUCATION IN BENIN DIVISION, 1897 - 1959

COLONIAL STATE AND EDUCATION IN BENIN







DIVISION, 1897 -…

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Why Nigerians must fight for the returned from the British Museum the Queen Idia Mask.

Why Nigerians must fight for the returned from the British Museum the Queen Idia Mask.…

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Edo Son: A boxer in the US

Bio http://hollywoodhino.com/home/bio/



MADE IN AFRICA

Hino Ehikhamenor was born in Benin City, Nigeria in West Africa. He is the sixth of seven children to proud parents Eni and Magaret Ehikhamenor. Both of Hino’s parents worked as professionals in Nigeria

which allowed them to provide a comfortable and above average…

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WHY DO AFRICAN MEN GO HOME TO MARRY?

WHY DO AFRICAN MEN GO HOME TO MARRY?



Within the last eighteen months I have attended nine welcoming

parties. These are parties by friends and acquaintances who went to

Africa, marry and successfully petitioned for their wives to come to

the United States. These types of parties, whether big or small, are

taking place all over the US. The immigration process can be lengthy

and frustrating -- depending on the…
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(News) Jonathan Meets Babangida, Buhari, Others This Week

Jonathan Meets Babangida, Buhari, Others This Week

From George Oji in Abuja, 02.14.2010



As part of his on-going general consultation with major stakeholders across the Nigerian nation since his assumption of office last week, Acting President Goodluck Jonathan will this week meet with former

President Ibrahim Babangida and former Head of State, Major Gen.

Muhammadu Buhari (rtd). Jonathan is also expected to meet with…

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I covered execution of my friend, other coup plotters

SUN



Murtala Muhammed: I covered execution of my friend, other coup plotters

— Ebosie, ex-NTA manager speaks 34 years later



By FRED IWENJORA

Saturday, February 13, 2010



It is 34 years, today, when former Head of State, General Murtala

Muhammed, was killed an abortive coup. The period after the February

13, 1976 episode was a trying time for the country, as soldiers, who

participated in the coup were tried, found guilty and executed… Continue

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(NEWS) Five feared dead as police, soldiers clash in Benin

Friday, February 12, 2010



PUNCH



Friday, February 12, 2010



Five feared dead as police, soldiers clash in Benin



Friday Olokor, Benin



About five persons were on Thursday evening feared dead in a clash

between mobile policemen and soldiers at Ogida Barracks on Siluko Road

in Benin, Edo State.



The five persons are believed to be two soldiers and three mobile policemen, who died from gunshot wounds.

Ten others,… Continue

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The Oduduwa Controversy

The Oduduwa Controversy



By Naiwu Osahon…

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Govt set to turn Benin into modern city

Govt set to turn Benin into modern city

By ISABEMOEH JAMES…
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Added by Otedo News Update on February 5, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Bini Masquerades.

The Bini Masquerades.





“All Bini villages have their own unique masquerades, those of you raised in Benin city may not know the significant of these masquerades, recently a bini association in Ireland asked me…

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