• Benin Traditional Council announces October 20 as new date for Oba’s coronation

    Benin Traditional Council announces October 20 as new date for Oba’s coronation

    The Benin Traditional Council has announced October 20 as the new date for the coronation of His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Ehenede Erediauwa, Edaiken N’Uselu, as the new Oba of Benin.

    The Chairman of the Coronation Planning Committee, HRH, Prof. Gregory Akenzua, made the statement while speaking with newsmen at the palace ground, Benin City on Wednesday.

    He stated that the earlier date for the coronation, which was September 26, was changed due to the new date of Sept 28 for the […]

  • Edo to construct major roads ahead of Oba’s coronation

    Edo to construct major roads ahead of Oba’s coronation

    Ahead of the coronation of a new Oba in Benin Kingdom, the Edo State government has commenced the construction of Ibiwe, Plymouth and Akenzua roads in Benin City.

    The Crown Prince of Benin, Prince Ehenede Erediauwa, is expected to relocate to the palace at Plymouth road from Uselu, immediately after the coronation.

    The contractors have been mobilised to site. They are expected to equally construct the entire neighbouring streets in these areas equipped with street lights and walk ways.

    The state Commissioner for […]