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The Oba of Benin Ovonramwen in 1897. Exiled to Calabar in south-eastern Nigeria, after a British court acquitted him of the killings of seven british emissaries that sparked retaiiatry british attacks. But by the time the monarchy was restored in 1914, the independent kingdom of Benin no longer existed - it had become part of Nigeria, which was then a British colony.

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By Our Correspondent The Ebonyi State Governor, Engr. David Nweze Umahi, has extended his administration’s empowerment scheme to wives of policemen the state. Facebook Comments

In a matter of days, the year 2016 will to terminate into history. Here in Nigeria, it is a year marked by series of epochal events that made headlines in various sectors of the socio-economic divide. From politics to sports, entertainment, academics, economy and a host of others, the year 2016 generally has been a ...

Africa | Indigo dyers at the Nike Centre for Art and Culture, Oshogbo, Nigeria | ©Mary Lance

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Olaudah Equiano, a former slave turned abolishenist of the 18th Century, whose autobiography and association with William Wilberforce were both turning points in the UK's anti-slavery movement. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

By Our Correspondent Ijaw youths have accused Kaduna State Governor, Mallam El Rufai, of inciting the north against the Niger Delta region. This follows, the governor’s alleged claims that the Niger Delta militants were hired to carry out attacks in Southern Kaduna. Reacting to the claims, the youths under the auspices of the Ijaw Youth ...

By Samuel Faleye, Akure Deputy Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Engr. Ade Adetimehin has debunked suggestion that leaders of the party are at war over who should be appointment in the cabinet of the Governor-elect, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. Adetimehin was reacting to a report that the party leaders are up ...

By Malachy Martins, Jalingo Taraba State Governor, Mr. Darius Ishaku has presented a budget estimate of N110.2 billion to the state House of Assembly for the 2017 fiscal year. Facebook Comments

By Malachy Martins, Jalingo Taraba State Governor, Mr. Darius Ishaku has presented a budget estimate of N110.2 billion to the state House of Assembly for the 2017 fiscal year. Facebook Comments