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Governor Ortom: I’ll not be distracted by Senator Akume’s antics

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Tuesday said he will not be distracted by antics of the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Sen. George Akume.

Benin monarch calls for establishment of Oba Ovonramwen memorial site in Calabar

The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II, has called for the establishment of a befitting memorial site in honour of Oba Ovonramwen in Calabar City, the Cross River State Capital.
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APC, PDP bicker over ‘verbal attacks’ on Tiv monarch

The All Progressives Congress and Peoples Democratic Party all in Benue state are at loggers heads over Senator George Akume alleged verbal attacked on Tor Tiv, Professor James Ayatse.
Benue National Assembly PDP caucus raises concern over verbal attack on Tor Tiv

Benue National Assembly PDP caucus raises concern over verbal attack on Tor Tiv

Members of the Benue State Caucus of the National Assembly have expressed concern over the crisis generated by the alleged verbal attacks on the person and office of the Chairman, Benue State Council of Chiefs, the Tor Tiv, His Royal Majesty, Professor James Ayatse, by the Minister of Special Duty and Intergovernmental Affairs, George Akume.

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.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

2020: IPOB cautions members to be patient, ignore lies, propaganda

Progenitor and one of the founders of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Emeka Emekesiri, has cautioned the large followers of Biafra freedom fighters to be patient and to follow the due process of self-determination in the new year.

NOC appoints Oba Elegushi as chairman, patrons forum

The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has appointed His Royal Majesty, Oba Saheed Elegushi, as the Chairman of the body’s patrons’ forum.
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IPOB speaks on demise of Nnamdi Kanu’s mother

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has reacted to the death of the mother of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, Lolo Sally Ugoeze.

Afe Babalola university to garland Asiwaju Tinubu, Sultan Abubakar, others

Also to be conferred with honours are the Obi of Onitsha, His Royal Majesty, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe and an entrepreneur and Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Greeen Energy International Limited, Prof. Anthony Adegbulugbe.

Tor Tiv expresses displeasure over killing of indigenes in Taraba

The Paramount ruler of the Tiv nation, His Royal Majesty (HRM), the Begha U Tiv, Prof. James Ortese Iorlumun Ayatse, Tor Tiv V, at the weekend, expressed his displeasure over the continued killing of Tiv people in Taraba state.

There is no ‘Edo-Ijaw’ in Edo land – Benin group

The Benin Solidarity Movement has said there is nothing like ‘Edo-Ijaw’ in Edo State as being used by some unknown militant groups in Edo State.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme says the Amnesty Office has trained a total of 1,401 beneficiaries in various skills in the last one year.

Amnesty programme empowers 100 beneficiaries in Rivers

No fewer than 100 already trained beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme in Rivers State were, on Monday, given starter packs to set up businesses in their various trade areas as part of efforts to reintegrate them into the society.
The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has shared his experience on how the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, ensured he emerged victorious at the 2015 governorship election in his state.

Governor Ortom: I will work with Senator Akume for Benue’s development

There are strong indications that the feud between Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State and his estranged godfather, Senator George Akume, will soon be a thing of the past following the governor’s expressed desire to work with the latter.

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.

Sarkin Fulani: I’m not Emir of Lagos

The Sarkin Fulani of Lagos State and the Chairman of the Association of Fulani Chiefs in the South-West Nigeria, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar Bambado, has debunked the insinuations making the round that has plan to transmute to an Emir in Lagos State saying, “The insinuation is far from the truth.”

Oba Akiolu: Not all Fulani in Nigeria are bad

The Oba of Lagos, His Royal Majesty, Oba Rilwanu Akinolu, has warned against mass characterisation of Nigerian Fulani as bad people, saying the attitudes of few bad eggs should not be rubbed on the whole tribe.
President Buhari receives in courtesy visit Kogi State Council of Traditional Rulers led by H.E. Yahaya Bello in State House on 19th June 2019.1

Kogi monarchs meet President Buhari, seek support for Governor Bello’s second term

Kogi State Traditional Rulers Council on Wednesday presented the governor, Yahaya Bello, to President Muhammadu Buhari for support towards his second term election in November.

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