Posts Tagged ‘Benin Kingdom’

Benin Kingdom is not Kano Emirate; Protesters drum against alleged attempt to divide kingdom

by Ikokwu Ikembaon May 14, 2019
A massive protest by thousands of youths on the platform of Benin National Congress (BNC) has rocked major streets of Benin City, following an alleged attempt by one Arisco Osemwengie to carve a new kingdom from Benin to be headed by the Ogiamien which he (Osemwengie) allegedly claimed to be. Bearing several placards and a […]

No Burials in Benin Kingdom until January 1st, 2017

by Breaking Timeson October 29, 2016
The Benin Traditional Council says it has not rescinded its decision halting burial ceremonies in the kingdom. In a statement dated, October 26, 2016, written by the council secretary, Frank Irabor it said the prohibition of funeral activities is still in place as coronation activities for the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II will end on December 31st, […]

Crown Prince Erediauwa Crowned as Ewuare ll (PHOTOS)

by Breaking Timeson October 20, 2016
Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom, Prince Eheneden Erediauwa has been crowned the 39th Oba of Benin Kingdom. Prince Erediauwa was crowned by the Usama N’ Ihiron also known as the Edion led by Chief Oliha. The crowning was done at a private ceremony inside the Usama Palace, a temporary building erected for the coronation ceremony. […]

Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom Coronated as the Oba of Benin (PHOTOS)

by Breaking Timeson October 14, 2016
It was all Pomp and Pageantry when the Crown Prince of the Benin Kingdom was Coronated as the Oba of Benin Recently in one of the oldest kingdoms of the world. See pictures