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Oba of Benin visits Etsu Nupe

Omo N’oba N’edo Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin and Chairman Edo State Council of Traditional Rulers, over the weekend paid a royal visit to his Niger State counterpart, the Etsu Nupe and chairman Niger State Council of Traditional rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar in the ancient city of Bida, Niger State.

Oba of Benin to embark on historic visit to Obong of Calabar

The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, will pay a historic visit to the Obong of Calabar, Natural Ruler and Treaty King, His Eminence, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Benin palace warns against unauthorized use of monarch’s name

The Benin Traditional Council has warned individuals and group of persons in the state against use of the name of the Benin Monarch, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, without consultation and clearance from the palace.

Edo guber: Benin monarch calls for fasting, prayers

Ewuare, who is the chairman of the council, said the call for prayers became necessary in view of the current political crisis in the state, a situation, which he stressed had “become a serious concern to everyone.”

Looters return loot to Benin market fearing curse of juju priests

Fearing being struck dead by the dreaded Ayelala juju deity, looters of goods at the burnt Ekiosa market in Benin City are said to be returning the stolen wares to the market.

Benin monarch urges politicians to align democratic process with culture

Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has advised politicians to improve on the nation’s democratic process and political structure to align with African cultural values that engender unity and peaceful coexistence among the people.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo visits Benin monarch, describes culture as unifying factor

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President, has said that the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) will further unify the country irrespective of its cultural diversity.Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President has said that the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) will further unify the country irrespective of its cultural diversity.

Oba of Benin: I tried to resolve Edo Assembly crisis but it keeps escalating

The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, yesterday, told the House of Representatives ad-hoc committee members assigned to investigate the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly that he has tried to wade into the crisis but it keeps escalating.

NAFEST: Nigeria needs officials like Segun Runsewe – Oba Ewuare II

His Royal Majesty, the Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, has extolled the Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe.

Edo traditional rulers task police on crime prevention

The traditional rulers observed that the current wave of crime in the state, especially kidnapping and armed robbery across the three senatorial zones, was alarming.
The Enogie (Duke) of Ukhiri, HRH Godwin Aigbe, who was abducted last Saturday has been released by his abductors.

Kidnapped Edo monarch regains freedom

The Enogie (Duke) of Ukhiri, HRH Godwin Aigbe, who was abducted last Saturday has been released by his abductors.

Oba Of Benin congratulates President Buhari

The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, says President Muhammadu Buhari will improve on his achievements during his second tenure.

Oba of Benin: Artefacts carted away wrongly

Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo (Ewuare II), yesterday said Benin artefacts were carted away in an unacceptable manner by the Europeans in 1877.

Irish envoy advocates job creation to end human trafficking

The Irish Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Sean Hoy, on Wednesday in Benin-City, said the only way to end human trafficking and irregular migration in the country was for its government to create jobs for its teeming youths.

Obaseki urges tougher measures against slavery on victims

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has urged world leaders to strengthen existing laws and policies against all forms of slavery, to uphold the dignity of the human being.

NAPTIP urges Oba of Benin to stop juju priests from administering oaths on victims

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has appealed to the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, to prevail on Juju priests in the kingdom to stop administrating oaths on victims of human trafficking.

Oba of Benin appeals to South African to end hostility toward Nigerians

The Oba of Benin, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, has appealed to the South African Government to take measures to end hostility toward Nigerians in that country.

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