• Checkout photos from Ooni of Ife’s one year Coronation anniversary

    Checkout photos from Ooni of Ife’s one year Coronation anniversary

    The Ooni of Ife Wednesday celebrated his first year on the throne. Some of the faces at the coronation anniversary were former president Olusegun Obasanjo, Professor Wole Soyinka, and a host of others.

    The Ooni of Ife Wednesday celebrated his first year on the throne. Some of the faces at the coronation anniversary were former president Olusegun Obasanjo, Professor Wole Soyinka, and a host of

  • Goodluck Jonathan attends coronation of new Gbaramatu king in Delta state

    Goodluck Jonathan attends coronation of new Gbaramatu king in Delta state

    Former President, Goodluck Jonathan is currently in Delta state for the coronation of the new king of Gbaramatu Kingdom.

    Former President, Goodluck Jonathan is currently in Delta state for the coronation of the new king of Gbaramatu

  • See All the Glamorous Photos at the Oba of Benin’s Coronation

    See All the Glamorous Photos at the Oba of Benin’s Coronation

    It was a glamorous occasion in Benin as people from all walks of life came out to witness the coronation of the Oba of Benin.

    Here are the men and women of calibre and royalty who attended the colourful coronation of Oba Ewuare II in Benin on

  • Coronation: Edo government declares Oct. 20 public holiday

    Coronation: Edo government declares Oct. 20 public holiday

    It was gathered that the Edo Government has declared Oct. 20 as public holiday in celebration of the coronation of the new Oba of Benin, Crown Prince Eheneden Erediauwa.

    Prof. Julius Ihonvbere, the Secretary to the State Government, said in a statement on Tuesday in Benin that the public holiday is in honour of Erediauwa, who will be crowned the 39th Oba of Benin.

    According to the statement, the public holiday would ensure a hitch-free coronation and give Edo people the opportunity […]

  • Coronation: Benin Crown Prince shifts movement to Uzama Palace

    Coronation: Benin Crown Prince shifts movement to Uzama Palace

    According to reports, the journey to ascend the Benin throne which began last Saturday, has taken the Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom, Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, to Uzama Palace Tuesday.

    He was expected to leave the Eko-Ohae for Uzama Palace Monday, but extended the journey to today because of the state of the road.

    The coronation rituals and ceremony will take place at the Uzama Palace which was first built and lived in by Prince Oranmiyan before Oba Ewedo moved the Oba Palace […]

  • Oba of Benin’s coronation rites begin today

    Oba of Benin’s coronation rites begin today

    The activities for the coronation of the crown prince and Edaiken N’Uselu, His Royal Highness, Eheneden Erediauwa, as the new Oba of Benin will commence on Saturday (today).

    The Chairman of the Coronation Planning Committee, Prof. Gregory Akenzua, announced this on Friday during a press briefing at the Oba’s palace in Benin, the Edo State capital.

    Akenzua, who is also the Enogie of Evbuobanosa/Abudu, explained that the programme would begin with a foot procession by the crown prince from Eguae Edaiken (Uselu) […]

  • Committee postpones coronation of Benin Crown Prince

    Committee postpones coronation of Benin Crown Prince

    According to reports, the Benin Traditional Council on Wednesday announced October 20 as the new date for the coronation of the Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom, Prince Eheneden Erediauwa.

    Prof. Gregory Akenzua, the Chairman of the Coronation Planning Committee, made the announcement at a news conference at the Oba’s palace in Benin.

    According to Akenzua, who is the Enogie of Evbuobanosa/Abudu, the date for the coronation was changed from September 26.

    He said: “The change of date is sequel to the announcement by […]

  • Queen Elizabeth II’s beautiful wedding and Coronation dresses will be displayed for the first time … Photos

    Queen Elizabeth II’s beautiful wedding and Coronation dresses will be displayed for the first time … Photos

    The Queen’s wedding and Coronation dresses will be displayed together for the first time ever at the Summer Opening of the State Rooms aBuckingham Palace from 23 July to 2 October. Both dresses were designed by the great British couturier Sir Norman Hartnell.

    The wedding dress (first photo) worn by Princess Elizabeth for her marriage to The Duke of Edinburgh on 20 November 1947.

    When commissioned to design the dress, Sir Norman Hartnell set out to produce ‘the most beautiful dress I […]