• Benin Crown Prince ‘fights’ chief priest, proceeds to sacred forest

    Benin Crown Prince ‘fights’ chief priest, proceeds to sacred forest

    According to reports, the Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom, Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, on Sunday left Evuekoi for Azama N’ Uhe ancestral shrine at Oloton’s Palace in Isekhere Street, Benin, to perform traditional rites.

    Earlier, the prince had engaged in a mock wrestling match, which symbolised ‘wrestling’ with the Chief Priest of Okhuaihe shrine, Osarodion Usuanlele, the Ohen N’ Ukoni Neyedo.

    The Okhuaihe shrine is located in Evbuekoi in Uhunwode Local Government Area of the state.

    After the symbolic wrestling match, both of them […]

  • Ooni of Ife wears ‘100kg’ Aare crown for first time

    Ooni of Ife wears ‘100kg’ Aare crown for first time

    According to reports, the ‎Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, put on the sacred Aare crown on Saturday in Ile-Ife, Osun, for the first time amidst jubilations and local gun salute by the natives.

    Oba Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, performed the symbolic trip from Ile Oodua, his palace to Oke Mogun shrine, to mark this year’s Olojo Festival, being the first time he would participate in the festival as Ooni.

    News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Olojo Festival holds annually in Ile […]

  • 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 […]

  • Return the Crown Now! – Cross River State Most Beautiful Girl 2016 Suspended…Find Out Why

    Return the Crown Now! – Cross River State Most Beautiful Girl 2016 Suspended…Find Out Why

    The 2016 Cross River Most Beautiful Girl, Victoria Ana has been suspended for behaving in a manner not suitable for her position which has painted the title in negative limelight.

    According to a letter dated September 12, 2016, and signed by former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, Isabella Ayuk, Cross River Most Beautiful Girl 2016, Victoria Ana has been suspended.

    The statement revealed that Ana is being suspended for her lackadaisical attitude and for behaving in a manner not suitable for her […]

  • Benin crown prince performs Izakhue rites

    Benin crown prince performs Izakhue rites

    As the 15-day funeral rites of Oba Erediauwa, the Oba of Benin continues, the crown prince of Benin Kingdom and Edaiken N’Uselu, Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, on Sunday led his siblings to perform the Izakhue rites according to Bini customs.

    The ceremony involved the entertainment of guests and performance of some sacrifices at the shrine of Ugha Ozolua. The animals slaughtered at the shrine included a cow, chicken and a goat. There were several musical performances and cultural displays at the Oba […]