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30 Amazing Facts You Never Knew About the Great Benin Kingdom

great Benin Kingdom

Do you know that the Oldest Surviving Kingdom in the World is Great Benin Kingdom and is 2054 years Old? This piece reveals 30 amazing facts you never knew about the Great Benin Kingdom The Great Benin Kingdom is probably Nigeria’s greatest empire. The Ogiso dynasty lasted for about 854 years plus an interregnum of 285 years between the reign ...

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Gelegele land belongs to Oba of Benin, Benin youths tell Ijaw

Lekki land

According to Vanguard, there is tension between the Ijaw and the Benin people residing in the Gelegele area, Ovia North East Local government Area as a socio cultural organization in Edo state, the Benin National Congress (BNC), has written to President Muhammadu Buhari, threatening war against the Ijaw over their alleged claim of Gelegele land which according to them belongs ...

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#LagosAt50: Celebrating Half a Century of Excellence!


Every man has a history so does a place. Which state in Nigeria has a better history than Lagos? Which place in the most populous black nation in the world enjoys such fame and adulation as the city of excellence wields. In this article, we celebrate #LagosAt50 in our best way possible, and how best can we do that than ...

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Ending forceful entry into landed properties in Edo

Landed properties

” “When the righteous come to throne, the people rejoice” is a popular saying from the Holy book-the Bible. Initially, it came as a speculation that the new Oba of Benin was deeply concerned over the activities of land speculators and Community Development Associations and was prepared to end the travails of land developers and investors in the state as ...

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