May 2010 Blog Posts (37)

EDO: Inching Gradually into one party state



Sunday, 30 May 2010 00:00 From Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu, Benin City…

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TO THE PEOPLE OF EDO STATE AND NIGERIANS

TO THE PEOPLE OF EDO STATE AND NIGERIANS

Etsako e yo kho omo okha rtho obor duitor, aa kwio ono obor ya;…

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Tension in Edo over plot to excise LGA from Benin kingdom

Tension in Edo over plot to excise LGA from Benin kingdom

By Our reporter

Sunday, May 30, 2010



Tension is brewing in Igbanke in Oriomwhon and Uhumwede Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Edo…
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UMAGBAE AND EDO STATE OF NATIONALISM (PART 2)

UMAGBAE AND EDO STATE OF NATIONALISM (PART 2)

By Uwagboe Ogieva…

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MY ENCOUNTER WITH IKHOKHO N’ OKPEBO



MY ENCOUNTER WITH IKHOKHO N’ OKPEBO

Divination in African religion has four types. Kolanuts ( Evbe edo ) with odd numbers when each is broken into its parts ( three, five or seven). The second type is done by cowry shells equally with an odd number ,and in most cases, seven. With these two, decision is taken by the Diviner based on the numbers that have the…

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(NEWS) Oshiomhole Vs His Friends

Oshiomhole Vs His Friends



The Source, May 24, 2010. Vol 27, No 05.

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the governor of Edo State, is under fire. His democratic…

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Obahiagbon: I Have No Regrets Joining AC

Obahiagbon: I Have No Regrets Joining AC

From Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City, 05.18.2010



Edo



A member of the House of Representatives, Hon Patrick Obahiagbon, yesterday said he has no regrets defecting from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) to Action Congress (AC).

Obahiagbon,represen ting Oredo federal constituency along with his colleague representing… Continue

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Benin-Ife-Yoruba Controversy

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5-26-2004



Benin-Ife-Yoruba Controversy



By C. O .O. Ugowe



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My understanding of, and position on the Edo/Ife/Yoruba relations is concisely stated at pages 3 and 4 of my publication entitled "Benin In World History" first released in 1997. Copies of the publication were made available to the public through some bookshops, gift shops, and book stands in Lagos Benin and Abuja. Copies may…

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Who Are The Itsekiri?

Who Are The Itsekiri?



http://www.itsekiri.org/files/history/history.php



The Itsekiri are a peculiar and unique people in the Nigerian Niger delta. They have inhabited their homeland, which now constitutes the three Warri Local Government Areas of Delta State,… Continue

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THE ITSEKIRI IN THE OLD BENDEL STATE BELONG TO EDO STATE

THE ITSEKIRI IN THE OLD BENDEL STATE BELONG TO EDO STATE

Reviving The EDOWA State of IBB's Dream

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Prof. Omo Omoruyi, mni…

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Nigeria politician in drugs probe


Nigeria politician in drugs probe
By Caroline Duffield


BBC News, Lagos
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A Nigerian politician…
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Yoruba have never been one -Awujale

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Yoruba have never been one -Awujale



Periscope May 16, 2010 By Kolade Larewaju



Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, the Awujale of Ijebuland clocked 50 years on the throne on April 2, 2010. The outspoken and widely respected monarch will also mark his 76th birthday next month. Both events have been rescheduled for…
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Oracle Of The Heart: OLOKUN

Oracle Of The Heart: OLOKUN







By CHIEF OME OMOREGIE



ORACLES of the heart is born out of Olokun religion tradition, culture and customs of the Edos. In Olokun religion, the path to understanding his mystical ways is as steep as climbing up the mountain. Those who…

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Benin Bronze Casting After 1897

Benin Bronze Casting After 1897

By Otuka Victor Ucheoma
BENIN, a city in the mid-western part of Nigeria is the capital of Edo state. It was the core of the former kingdom of Benin. It borders the mangrove swamps of the Niger Delta and the Ondo areas to the west. Its location is in the rain-forest belt. Benin City, according to estimates has a population of over two million inhabitants.…
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Queen Mothers IN EDO KINGDOM

Pendant Mask: Iyoba,…

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The Archaeology of Benin :

The Archaeology of Benin :
excavations and other researches in and around Benin City, Nigeria…
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Archeology 101: What are the Benin bronzes?

Archeology 101: What are the Benin bronzes?…

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Man, 34, kills 64-year-old mother, says it's to fulfil the scriptures

Man, 34, kills 64-year-old mother, says it's to fulfil the scriptures

Written by Uchechukwu Olisa

Monday, May 10, 2010

A 34-year- old man identified as Raphael Asien, reportedly hacked his 64-year-old mother to death on Thursday, in Benin City, saying the killing was…

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Edo and the new political order

Edo and the new political order



http://www.compassnewspaper.com/NG/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=46978:edo-and-the-new-political-order-&catid=655:analysis&Itemid=785



WEDNESDAY, 28 APRIL 2010 21:13 CAJETAN MMUTA



On November 11, 2008, the Court of Appeal… Continue

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Lagos: the survival of the determined

Lagos: the survival of the determined

Amy Otchet, Unesco Courier journalist…

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