Diabolic appointment and re – appointments in NIFOR

As we write you this protest letter, the host communities of NIFOR are in dire expectation of your Excellency’s emergency intervention, and the Benin people cannot take responsibility for any of total breakdown of law and order in that domain, the communities can no longer stomach oppression from the very public officers that ought to uphold fairness and equity.


A number of the cultural forms taken for granted in Benin are not found in some other parts of the world.

Edo speaker talks tough on installation of Pere of Olodiama.

The speaker disclosed this when priests, Enigie, Edionweres and prominent citizens of the state, across 42 communities in Ovia North East and Ovia South West councils took a peaceful protest to the Assembly complex in Benin, the state capital, yesterday.

Esan Not An Ethnic Group But Benin(Edo)

The orthographic composition of Esan dialect are or were taken from the Benin(Edo) alphabets and double consonants a b d e ẹ f g gb gh h i k kh kp l m mw n o ọ p r rh rr s t u v vb w y z [as published by Ministry of Education, Benin; entitled Report of the Seminar on Edo Orthography 1974] except few of its double consonant, like bh and mh. Many words in Esan grammar are same with Benin.

Edo Group Hail Oba Akiolu’s Comment On Benin/Yourba Relationship.

A Social Cultural Group, based in Benin, the  Pan Edo Forum, EPF, yesterday hailed the courage of Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu for stating that “Lagos was founded by Benin Prince, Prince Ado in 1300.