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August 2010 Blog Posts (23)

Isiokuo Festivals Of Ancient Benin Culture

Isiokuo Festivals Of Ancient Benin Culture

By Ambrose Ekhosuehi…

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Benin City for show- Families rent cows, mourners to make burial ceremonies colourful

Benin City for show- Families rent cows, mourners to make burial ceremonies colourful

By DENNIS UGBUDIAN



Fridays in Benin City, Edo State, is noted for one thing – merry making,

partying, music and dancing, free meals at several points. But t...here is an irony here, it is in celebration of deaths and the dead.



It is commonplace to see ambulances, accompanied by mourners and

sympathizers,…
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Great Benin Science And Technology

Edo Ancestors and Science & Technology



By Uyilawa Usuanlele

 

ENGINEERING – The most renowned of the achievements of our ancestors and contribution to World civilization are the Iya (Benin) and Iyalla (Esan) which are recognized as the largest earth movements in the world before the invention of machines (See…

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Benin bubbles for Enahoro

SUN



Benin bubbles for Enahoro



By Our reporter

Sunday, August 15 , 2010





The nation’s prized statesman, Chief Anthony Enahoro, has just turned 87

and everything is smelling rosy, especially at the Benin Golf Club,

which is just a shout from Enahoro’s sprawling Benin mansion.



For about a month now, different activities had come up to celebrate the

nation’s titan. But the Benin Golf Club, indeed, kept aside the month

of… Continue

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BENIN’S MORNING SALUTATION.

BENIN’S MORNING SALUTATION.



where do you belong ? Affirm your family lineage salutation.



FAMILY OF SALUTATION



Ogiso Igodo Dalaiso

Eweka Lamogun

Iyase of Benin Lavbieze

Oliha of Benin Lagole

Edohen of Benin Latose

Ezomo of Benin Lagiesan

Ero of Benin Lamosun

Eholo-Nire of Benin Laire

Oloton of Benin Lamehi

Elema of Benin Lagbo

Ogiamen of Benin Laire

Ogiefa of Benin Larendo

Ine N’Igun of…
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Ora: Home Away from Home



By





Justice Ilevbare



writes on the life, people, culture and tradition of the Oras, a community in Edo State. The Oras are a people particularly known for their good sense of hospitality.

CULLED FROM THIS DAY, October 04, 2003



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In any Ora town or village, a stranger needs not yearn for home. As thousands of non-indigenes, who have had to live in the communities of this major tribal group in Edo State, have found out over the years, Ora… Continue

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ORAL TRADITION OF BENIN KINGSHIP

ORAL TRADITION OF BENIN KINGSHIP



By



Ademola Iyi-eweka // aiyiewek@hotmail.com



The story of the relationship between the people known as the EDOS and the

YORUBAS have been discussed in different format on many occasions. For many

years, the Obas of Benin and the Oonis of Ife have maintained their silence,

leaving academicians and politicians to argue it out among themselves. But

for the first time in the history of these…

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ORIGIN OF DELTA IGBO INDISPUTABLE - UWUECHUE

ORIGIN OF DELTA IGBO INDISPUTABLE - UWUECHUE

« Reply #275 on: November 24, 2009, 04:44:42 PM »
THE IMPERIAL ARCHITECTURE OF GREAT BENIN.



IGUE FESTIVAL IN IKA LAND ( CELEBRATING THE END AND BEGGINNING OF A NEW YEAR ) ACCORDING…
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NICO to restore Edo Language to curriculum

NICO to restore Edo Language to curriculum





BENIN CITY - The National Institute for Cultural Orientation, NICO, Abuja is to restore Edo language as part of its curriculum.






This followed a representation to the Institute by the Benin Cultural Heritage Centre, which observed that Edo Language was omitted from the

curriculum in its latest publication as reflected in the punch and

Guardian…
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DECOLONIZATION OF EDO/AFRICAN NAMES.

BY OSAMEDE OSUNDE.

"When we dropped our native African name, we dropped darkness and

ungodliness To answers, the name of the colonialist is seen as one of

the ways of becoming civilized and becoming a good Christian Answering

... Arab names is seen as a way of becoming a good Muslim".…

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Edo cracks down on lazy engineers

Edo cracks down on lazy engineers

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Buhari warns: There may be no Nigeria in 2011





2011 is critical for the country. There may be no Nigeria...I’m scared about Somaliasation of Nigeria



By ERIC OSAGIE

Sunday, August 08, 2010



SUN



As political gladiators jostle for relevance amid the cacophony over

which region should produce the next president in 2011, former Head of

State, General Muhammadu Buhari, has sounded a note of warning to

Nigerians and the political class: Get your… Continue

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AC finally changes name

AC finally changes name

•Holds convention today to ratify ACN

Action Congress(AC) , today transforms into a new name embodying other interests. Razaq Bamidele looks at…

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Uwaifo: The scientist as poet and novelist

Uwaifo: The scientist as poet and novelist



The Arts Aug 8, 2010



VANGUARD



By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu



Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.

—Anton Chekhov



The great Russian playwright and short story writer, Anton Chekhov,

could have died unknown if he remained a medical doctor all through his

life. Chekhov is universally known today because of his plays and… Continue

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2011: Enahoro, Ojukwu, Jakande, others move to present consensus candidate

2011: Enahoro, Ojukwu, Jakande, others move to present consensus candidate



National News Aug 8, 2010



VANGUARD



By Kingsley Omonobi



ABUJA— Apparently convinced that a united opposition was the only way of

taking on the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and giving them a

run for their money in the 2011 elections, elder statesman, Chief

Anthony Enahoro has initiated a move for the opposition to deliberate

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House of Rep aspirant shot dead

House of Rep aspirant shot dead…



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Nigerian Victims Of Sex Slavery In Western Europe

Nigerian Victims Of Sex Slavery In Western Europe







Pimps and their partners in crime, known as madams, usually lure innocent and unsuspecting Nigerian females to Europe, with promises of…

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