ABOUT EDO


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Edo State has a lot of interesting places for any visitor to go. These places are simply breath taking. Some of these are: Ogba Zoological Garden: The zoological gardens was established in 1915 and it was the first to have a legal statute backing in Nigeria.The garden is located in […]

Tourism in Edo


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From the earliest times of civilization, specialized professional guilds or societies were set up to promote the highest ideals in the various arts. These guilds were accorded royal patronage. To this day, some of these guilds, like those of wood carvers and bronze casters, are still operating at Igbesanmwan and […]

Arts and Craft


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The Oba of Benin,Omo N’Oba,N’Edo Uku Akpolokplolo is the king of  Benin Kingdom, Oba Erediauwa, the reigning Oba of Benin is a leader with a charming personality and background.Oba Erediauwa is the mature fruit of the seed his grandfather Eweka II, planted and nurtured by his fatherAkenzua II. Hence, a new Oba, groomed and well-equipped, steeped in the culture, norms and traditions of the old Benin […]

OMO N’OBA N’EDO UKU AKPOLOKPOLO, EREDIAUWA, C.F.R. OBA OF BENIN



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The ancient Bini Kingdom dates back to 900 AD. Historical evidence lends credence to the fact that the Oba of Benin used to send his sons to different parts of the then Bini Kingdom as vassals to establish and consolidate his imperial authority in these areas. This explains the cultural similarities of these people with the […]

CULTURE IN EDO STATE


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HISTORY OF EDO STATE FROM EDO STATE WEBSITE The Mid-Western Region was a division of Nigeria from 1963 to 1991, from 1976 being known as the Bendel state. It was formed in June 1963 from Benin and Delta provinces of the Western Region, and its capital was Benin City. It […]

HISTORY OF EDO STATE