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BNC Raises Alarm Over Marauding Fulani Herdsmen In Edo Communities.

“The Benin National Congress and our esteemed people will not take responsibility for self defense if the rapacious tendencies of these herdsmen are not effectively checkmated urgently. Is it Siluko, Egor, or Ehor, Abudu, or Ologbo, the rights to freedom of movement and agriculture of our people are daily trampled upon as they are either kidnapped or raped or assaulted by these herdsmen.

Benin, Ijaw battle for land threatens Obaseki’s multi-billion naira Gelegele EPZ project

The BNC is out to fraternize with  government and the palace in protecting our territorial integrity and, as a people, we are not willing to cede any part of our territories and land to anyone. Our ideal, as a people, is to encourage trade, investment and growth amongst ourselves and neighbours towards building a peaceful society where every man can succeed through commerce and other legitimate interests.

6 things we expect to see at the upcoming Benin Coronation

Since the transition of the 38th Oba of Benin, Oba Erediauwa, there has been great anticipation for the coronation of the next in line, His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Ehenede Erediauwa, Edaiken N’Uselu.

Benin Traditional Council fixes Oct 20 as new date for Oba’s coronation.

Benin Traditional Council fixes Oct 20 as new date for Oba’s coronation ON SEPTEMBER 22, 2016 By Simon Ebegbulem

BNC faults exclusion of Ovonramwen from centenary awards

BNC, in a statement by its national President, Aiyamenkhue Edokpolo, after a meeting of the group in Benin, recalled that Oba Ovonramwen of Benin Kingdom resisted the British and wondered why his name was excluded from the list of awardees referred to as Heroes of Nigeria.