July 2010 Blog Posts (39)

Benin 'Obaship' as a devine essence.

Benin 'Obaship' as a devine essence.



In Benin Kingdom, Edo State, South South Nigeria, its highly revered monarch, referred to, as Oba, stands alone in the hierarchy of mortals. Within the Benin cosmos, he has no equal. As the royal head of the Benin Kingdom, the Oba has in pl...ace what historians describe as “a sophisticated administrative system with a substantial spiritual component” because the departed Obas and God are consulted as a matter… Continue

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EDO ORE ISI AGBON: EDO IS THE CENTRE OF THE UNIVERSE

EDO ORE ISI AGBON: EDO IS THE CENTRE OF THE UNIVERSE



JOURNEYS ACROSS SPACE AND TIME




By Toyin Adepoju



"There is a great contrast [ between Trafalgar Square in central London] and

the [central location…

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Benin1897.com opens in Ibadan

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INVITATION

Benin1897.com: Art and the Restitution Question…

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THE BENIN IN NATIONAL SUMMIT



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No actor can disrespect me–Lancelot Imasuen



SUN



No actor can disrespect me–Lancelot Imasuen



By Samuel Olatunji

Sunday, July 25, 2010



What makes him special? Well he started directing at the tender age of

17 and he has recorded a number of firsts to. Besides he has mentored a

lot of artistes and taught his passion for the arts to students who are

doing well today. Lancelot Imasuen though claims he’s satisfied, but

there are certain lapses…

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Chief priest, 2 others to die for murder

Chief priest, 2 others to die for murder



National News Jul 25, 2010



VANGUARD



By Gabriel Enogholase, Benin



A BENIN chief priest, Felix Osadolor, alias Afro, has been sentenced to

death by hanging by a Benin High Court presided over by the Chief Judge

of Edo State, Justice Cromwell Idahosa, over the murder of fellow chief,

Sunday Ahanon.



Ahanon, the Eson of… Continue

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The Edo State

The Edo State

By BODE ALAKE 6/24/2019



SOURCE:NIGERIAN OBSERVER -THURSDAY 6/24/2010







When we are in pain and turmoil for a long period of time, all we want is relief, we begin the search for that which can get us through and give

us relief from the painful experience.







We begin to search frantically for a way out, little things become symbolic of what

we hope for,…
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AAWE empowers women

AAWE empowers women











































BENIN CITY-The Association Against Women Export (AAWE) has given out Loan worth over…
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Ace broadcaster, Emmanuel Oni begins final journey today

Ace broadcaster, Emmanuel Oni begins final journey today…



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A Trafalgar Square in Benin City





































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Residents can hardly recognise their old neighbourhood

A Trafalgar Square in Benin City



Having lived in Benin until about four years ago, Sam Adaji could not have expected to miss his way as he returned to the city, one evening. He thought of locating his…

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Is Africa a scar on the conscience of the World?

Is Africa a scar on the conscience of the World?



By Benson Osayomwanbor Ibude



Are African countries really poor? What relevance is the G20 to African countries? Hosting the G20 in Africa will not change the problems of

African countries, because the leaders of the G20 will not make their

countries bankrupt to aid the African countries, they cannot give any

aid without a comparative benefit.…
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I had pressure to remarry after my husband’s death – Archbishop Margaret Benson-Idahosa

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I had pressure to remarry after my husband’s death



– Archbishop Margaret Benson-Idahosa



By KATE HALIM



Tuesday, July 20, 2010



Archbishop Margaret Benson- Idahosa’s world came crashing when she lost

her better half, Archbishop Benson Idahosa to the cold hands of death in

1998. Before his death, the vibrant Pentecostal pastor was not only her

husband but also her brother, friend and confidant as well.



After his… Continue

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Oshiomhole/Anenih: The new war fronts in Edo

Oshiomhole/Anenih: The new war fronts in Edo…

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Ahmed Yerima, Esiaba Erobi, Onukaba Adinoyi-Ojo, 9 others make Nigeria Literature Night Grand (NLNG) Prize shortl

After five months of intensive scrutiny by judges, The Nigeria Prize for Literature Committee has

announced an initial shortlist of 11 books in the running for the 2010

literature prize.



The Committee, headed by Professor Theo Vincent, will hold a world press

conference on 11th August 2010 at the… Continue

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Dirty details of young Nigerian girls being sent to Europe for prostitution

Newswatch, Nigeria's Weekly Newsmagazine



Updated July 27 1999



Sex Export



Dirty details of young Nigerian girls being sent to Europe

for prostitution



By Mudiaga Ofuoku



Itohan Emasuen ( real names changed to protect her), a

15-year-old virgin, who lived with her mother at Ogbeide

Street, Benin, was determined to complete her secondary…
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Nigerian financial criminals converged at Lucky Igbinedion's mansio

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Nigerian financial criminals converged at Lucky Igbinedion's mansio…

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Iwu's Sister-in-Law Abducted in Benin

Vanguard (Lagos)





Nigeria: Iwu's Sister-in-Law Abducted in Benin



Simon Ebegbulem



27 June 2010…








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‘Stop Using Oshiomhole to Gain Popularity’

THIS DAY



‘Stop Using Oshiomhole to Gain Popularity’



From Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City, 07.19.2010



Edo



A member, representing Egor/Ikpoba-Okha Federal Constituency in the

House of Representatives, Sir Ifaluyi Isibor, has asked the Egor Local

Government Chairman, Hon. Crosby Eribo, to stop making references to

what Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole is doing to gain cheap

popularity.



He demanded that Eribo should go and… Continue

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BENIN OLOKUN SYMBOLISM AND COSMOLOGICAL INFINITY







Igiohen Madame Aigbovia, Chief Priestess of multiple deities, draws

daily with white chalk for her shrines. In the Igha-ede (the

cross-design), she is finishing a symbol of the sun which… Continue

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