• Appeal Court upholds Oba of Benin authority over Ogiamien

    Appeal Court upholds Oba of Benin authority over Ogiamien

    It was gathered that the Court of Appeal sitting in Benin City has upheld the appeal filed by the Edo State Government against a ruling of an Edo State High Court over the validity of the Traditional Rulers and chieftaincy edit of 1979.

    It said the High Court erred for ruling in favour of one Arisco Osemwengie who filed the suit challenging the validity of the Traditional Rulers and chieftaincy edit of 1979.

    Arisco and some members of the Ogiamien family had […]