Owa Afrika

Why Attractive People Can’t Find A Partner

People think if you’re attractive,
you’ll naturally end up in a happy
long-term relationship

Owa Afrika

These Violence Against Women Go On

Women suffer in silence and go
into all manners of depression.
Men should show sensitivity


Edonaze website was created
for everybody to write Edo
as they speak it

Owa Afrika

Celebrating Igue African Festival

Christians have CHRISTMAS,
Muslims have FEAST OF RAMADAN,
and the Edos have IGUE

Owa Afrika

Igun Street in Benin City is a
UNESCO World Heritage Site
advance economic growth

Owa Afrika

Observe Igbo-Bini language,
you see there must had been sometime
in the past they existed as one

Isekhure and Pope

Benin Kingdom Visit Pope In Vatican

No religious knowledge or
practice is superior to the other
Isekhure of Benin said

Benin origin of man

Benin Origin Of Man Mythology

The idea of biological evolution
was around long before Darwin
Men should show sensitivity


Edo People And Unique Culture

Festivals and others should be
held in high esteem as this
is what has made Edo culture rich

Edo and akure

To Appreciate Role Of Edo-Akure

Many parts of modern Ondo
and Ekiti states were part
of the Great Benin Empire

Owa Afrika

Evidence Ancient Japanese Originated In Benin

This shouldn't be shocking question
All humans (Japanese) originated
in Africa from where they dispersed

Edo marriage

In Defence Of Edo Womanhood

Marriage in Edoland
When prostitutes appeared in Benin City
1940s and 1950s, most were Igbos speaking

Edo Film Industry

Edo Film like hollywood and bollywood

Edo movies have increase audience
in Edo language movies and commedy
in and outside Nigeria

Edo nation

Edo People And Unique Culture

Festivals and others should be
held in high esteem as this
is what has made Edo culture rich

Edo Civilization

Edo Civilization And History

The immediate Idu family that
could trace their ancestry to Pa Idu, grew
after hundreds and thousands of years

Edo and portugal

In About 1472, First Portuguese Came To Benin

Oba Esigie incorporated
into the palace rites, some of usages
of the Roman Catholic Church



Join our mailing list to receive updates on the latest blog posts and other things.

Membership by Invitation Only

If you have an invitation, click the link in the email to join. Or, why not create your own group?





Members: 1
Latest Activity: Aug 3

Discussion Forum


Started by Otedo News Aug 2. 0 Replies

EDOSTORY: HISTORY OF ESAN PEOPLE By Uwagboe Ogieva (First Published 27 May 2011)…Continue

Tags: People, Esan

EDOSTORY: The History Of Ero Family

Started by Otedo News Jul 24. 0 Replies

EDOSTORY: The History Of Ero Family The history of Ero family of Benin…Continue

100 Years after the Invasion of Benin Reflection

Started by Otedo News Aug 1, 2012. 0 Replies

By Chief Richard Akinjide (SAN)Former Attorney-General of Nigeria and a FederalMinister of Justice…Continue

Tags: History, Edo

Emperor Ewuare and Oba Esigie of The Great Benin Empire

Started by Otedo News Jan 20, 2012. 0 Replies

 Oba Esigie of Benin Empire (ruled c.1504-c.1550 AD) Great ruler of the southern Nigeria region who commissioned great art…Continue

Tags: Empire, Benin, Great

Comment Wall


You need to be a member of EDO - AFRICAN HISTORY to add comments!

Comment by Otedo News on August 1, 2012 at 3:50pm

FILMS Compiled Dr.Charles Gore :
Copyright © all images and texts copyright Dr.C.Gore

Attenbrough, D., (dir.), 1977, Kingdom of Bronze, colour (60 minutes), for Tribal Eye Series, BBC

Igbekhai, B.A.,(dir.), 1979, The Making of a King: The Crowning of Oba Erediuwa, Ministry of Information, Culture and Sport.

Lan, D., (dir.), 1995, Artist Unknown, (consultant) Gore, C., colour (50 minutes), Omnibus Series, BBC

Onwurah, N., (dir.), 1996, Behind the Mask, colour (50 minutes) Hidden Empire Series, BBC/M-Net

Osoba, F., (dir.), 1990, The Dormant Genius, colour (54 minutes), Hadada Productions

Robinson, T., (dir.), 2000, Stolen Goods National Treasures, colour (50 minutes), BBC

Speed, F., (dir), 1962, Benin Kingship Rituals, (consultant) Bradbury, R.E., colour (23 minutes)

Various Directors (4 British & 1 Yoruba), 1994, Benin: An African Kingdom, 5 Part Series (consultant Izevbigie, A., and Orisayomi, R.), Titles:- 1) The Present: Benin's People, 2) The Past: Emotan and the Banished Prince 3) Past and present: Traders, the City and Men over the Sea 4) Past and Present :Crafts and Crafts' People 5) The Present: Home to the Village, colour (15 minutes each), Yorkshire Television/International Broadcasting Trust for Channel 4

Source: http://www.cgore.dircon.co.uk/films.htm

Comment by Otedo News on August 1, 2012 at 2:48pm



- Benin and the Europeans, 1485-1897 by Alan Frederick Charles Ryder
Product details: Hardcover: 388 pages / Publisher: Prentice Hall Press; 1st Edition edition (July 1969) Language English / ISBN-10: 058264514X / ISBN-13: 978-0582645141

- Graham Connah. 1975. The Archaeology Of Benin: Excavations and other researches in and around Benin City, Nigeria. Clarendon Press : Oxford. Pages - 266 (plus photographs) ISBN - 0 19 920063 7 http://ihuanedo.ning.com/profiles/blogs/the-archaeology-of-benin

Kings, Magic,& Medicine " by Chief Dr. Dayl Peavy JD. An African American that has an Esan Chietaincy title (2007). An Ob'oguega as well as an Ob'orunmila. Have been conducting research in Edo State since 1997 and published in a book titled: "Kings, Magic & Medicine". http://ihuanedo.ning.com/forum/topics/new-book-on-great-benin

Evolution Of Benin Chieftancy Title (Very specific facts on Edo and Edo's in Diaspora). $25.00

- Benin City Pilgrimage Stations (Detailed Edo History). $25.00

- Benin City- Edo State Capital (More details on the colonial Era).

- The Edo Man of the 20th Century (Oba Eweka 11 life history). $10.00

- Erediauwa, Prince of Benin. (About the Price and not this Oba).$10.00

- Iwu- The body marks of Edo People. $10.00

- A DVD on Edo History from Ogiso to current. Concluded by an address by Omo N'oba himself. $10.00

 [Contact Tina Iyare tinaiigho@yahoo.com Tel:610-563-9131 Tel:610-873-6842** TO PURCHASE ANY OF ABOVE BOOK WITH PRICE TAG]




- The Portuguese National Archives in Lisbon

- British Museum

- National Museum Benin City






Comment by Otedo News on August 1, 2012 at 2:47pm
Comment by Otedo News on August 1, 2012 at 2:47pm

Members (1)


© 2022   Created by Otedo News.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service