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February 2011 Blog Posts (87)

Edo - African Ethos and Social Engineering

Edo - African Ethos and Social Engineering

By: Naiwu Osahon

The success of Idu society may have been due in part to their belief that the sin of one of them affects the fortunes of every one else in the society. Every member of the society pays for Emose’s greed and must attempt to atone for it and cleanse it by working together with others as one family. I don’t know if this was unique to Idu society but it ensured that…

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Palace reacts to report on works minister

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Palace reacts to report on works minister



Last updated: 02/28/2011



BENIN CITY - The Palace of the Benin Monarch has reacted to media reports on the visit of the Honourable Minister of State for Works, Engr. Chris Ogiemwonyi to the… Continue

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Medieval Cross Influenced Ancient Benin Culture

Medieval Cross Influenced Ancient Benin Culture

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Reconceptualizing Iyoba: Edo Culture

Reconceptualizing Iyoba

 

by Williams Ediagbonya



Contemporary evaluations of Iyoba Idia tend to underscore her role as royal wife (and mother). Kaplan contends that an…

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What Is The History Behind The Gorgeous [edo] Bini's Hair Beads?

What Is The History Behind The Gorgeous [edo] Bini's Hair Beads? « on: January 12, 2011, 07:31 PM »…
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UNIBEN workers’ strike political, says V-C

UNIBEN workers’ strike political, says V-C



By SIMON EBEGBULEM



Vanguard Online Edition, Lagos. News Feb 28, 2011



THE management of the University of Benin, UNIBEN, weekend, described as “political,” the protest embarked upon by members of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, NASU and the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU, over payment of hazard allowances.



The management insisted that contrary to the allegation by the… Continue

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Edo language now compulsory in Edo schools

Edo language now compulsory in Edo schools

October 15, 2010, 



To ensure that Edo does not become extinct, the language is to be made a compulsory subject at the primary and junior secondary levels in the state, Permanent Secretary of the ministry of…
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History: Ogba People are From Benin

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Idia: The First Queen Mother of Benin

Idia: The First Queen Mother of Benin…

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Benin Culture: Author Laments Drift In Preservation

Benin Culture: Author Laments Drift In Preservation

By BERNADETTE IDALU…
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Power show: Jonathan locks Oshiomhole out of Benin

Power show: Jonathan locks Oshiomhole out of Benin



By Our Reporter



Sunday, February 27, 2011



Sun News Publishing



In an apparent display of presidential powers, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday locked out the Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, some of his aides as well as other commercial passengers from Benin City, where ironically Oshiomhole is chief executive. …

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Psychic Power And Magic In Culture



By AMBROSE O. EKHOSUEHI
Last updated: 02/25/2011…


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The Ugo Massacre 1967.

[UMAGBAE] The Ugo Massacre 1967.

Saturday, February 26, 2011 9:21 AM





Thank you Brother Nowa for your kind words.



It means a lot to me and the unknown and unrecognised orphans due to the massacre at Ugo during the Nigerian civil war. I want acknowledged two people who were deeply affected by the brutal murder of Daniel Ibude, my brother Lucky Okuomose Ibude current residence in Republic of Ireland who was under conception when my father was killed and my gran… Continue

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Gunmen Abduct Company Executive In Uromi

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Gunmen Abduct Company Executive In Uromi 

By MIKE OSAROGIAGBON Last updated: 02/24/2011 



BENIN CITY – The Chief Executive Officer, Ray Royal Construction Company, Rev. Matthew Okpebholo has been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen in Uromi, the administrative headquarters of Esan North-East Local Government of Edo State.



The gunmen, who sources disclosed, stormed the premises of Arch Bishop Benson Idahosa Cathedral, Church of God Mission along Ilushi – Benin… Continue

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Benin-Monarch Oba Erediauwa “Was Just Joking,”–Reports

Benin-Monarch Oba Erediauwa “Was Just Joking,”–Reports

25 FEBRUARY 2011 WRITTEN BY REPUBLIC REPORT NEW YORK 14 VIEWS VIEW COMMENTS

New York [RR] BENIN–Early Saturday, reports…

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The Poverty Conspiracy

The Poverty Conspiracy

26 Feb 2011

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Nigeria is determined to be poor.  The evidence, at least to me, and quite a few others is overwhelming.  Elite culture, the politics of the land, citizenship behaviour or lack of it and unjust institutions, orient our endowed land, it seems, towards poverty and the strife that comes with it. 

The real problem is how this determination is… Continue

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Benin traditional ruler bans works minister from palace

Benin traditional ruler bans works minister from palace





Oba Erediauwa I, Benin traditional ruler, ordered Minister of State for Works, Chris Ogiemwonyi, out of his palace today, saying he could not come in until the infamous Benin-Ore road was fixed. Not even the presence of the leaders of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), could save the minister from… Continue

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Benin traditional ruler bans works minister from palace

Benin traditional ruler bans works minister from palace





Oba Erediauwa I, Benin traditional ruler, ordered Minister of State for Works, Chris Ogiemwonyi, out of his palace today, saying he could not come in until the infamous Benin-Ore road was fixed. Not even the presence of the leaders of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), could save the minister…

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Edo Board of Internal Revenue dissolved. ?

Edo Board of Internal Revenue dissolved. ?

 
BENIN CITY- Edo State Board of Internal Revenue under Dr Ese Owie has been dissolved with …
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UNIBEN: Disband visitation panel, BNC urges FG

UNIBEN: Disband visitation panel, BNC urges FG

BENIN CITY - The Benin National Congress (BNC) has called for the immediate…

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