A Guide To Visit Edo State

Edo State is a state in Southern Nigeria. Its capital is Benin City. The 2014 estimated population of the Edo state is 5 million people. It is made up of 4 major ethnic groups; namely; Edo (Binis), Esan and Afemai (Owan/Etsako) with Akoko Edo. However the State has a high presence of residents from...

Return Of Benin Artifacts Should Be Whole Rather Than Substantial.

BENIN ARTIFACTS: Return Of Benin Artifacts Should Be Whole Rather Than Substantial - Mai Mohammed.Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has insisted that the return of 1,130 stolen Benin Artifacts domiciled in German Museums must be whole rather than substantial.He disclosed this in a meeting held in Berlin,...

Certificate Of Occupancy (CFO) Processing Stages and key Things You Need To Know.

Here are few things you need to know before starting the process of registering C.F.O documents. Thanks to Edo state Government that has made this process easy for Edo citizens. Certificate of OccupancyA fixed Price is not given for certificate of Occupancy, because things change in the process during application....

Can Edo State be a tourist destination?

Edo state, like many other cities around the world is ready to be a tourist destination. What is the definition of tourism or tourist? Tourism can be defined as; people who travel for pleasure or for business outside their country, tourism can be domestic (travel within the traveler’s country) and...

THE YEAR 2020 IN RETROSPECT

The year 2020 is known for so many of the atrocities that came with it and likewise the good. It is a year to be remembered When we talk about 2020 as the worst year ever we mean many entangled things: A pandemic. The death and economic destruction caused by...

YEAR 2020 CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

One of the most joyous festivals of the world, Christmas has finally arrived! Also known as 'Xmas', Christmas will be celebrated across the world on Friday to commemorate the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ. Christmas Day is a public holiday in most parts of the world and various kinds of...

Oats and Banana for Babies.

Oats and banana for 6 months old or older. Oatmeal is a brilliant food idea for babies who have started eating solid food. Oats  are rich in nutrients such as fiber, proteins, and vitamins. Oats is a good start but some babies can be allergic to oats like many other types...

How To Keep Social Distancing At Work

For people who cannot work from home, social distancing at work is critical to slowing the spread of COVID-19. The following tips can help people stay safe at work: Practice Being Assertive About Social DistancingGood working relationships with colleagues can make work easier, and sometimes even fun.However, many people are...

Edo State Liaison Office, Abuja

Edo State Liaison Office, Abuja, also known as Edo House, is the goto place to resolve personal issues ranging from State of origin certification, Local government of origin certification and other issues related to state citizenship. Address: Plot 75, Ralph Shodeinde Street, Central Business District, Abuja Municipal, Abuja, Nigeria Phone:...

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Papaya For Digestion, Diabetes, Others

Papayas grow in tropical climates and are also known as papaws or pawpaws. Their sweet taste, vibrant color, and the wide variety of health benefits they provide make them a popular fruit.The papaya, a previously exotic and rare fruit, is now available at most times of the year.The possible health...

Edo State Internal Revenue Service (EIRS)

Your taxes will make Edo State function effectively and exercise its duties properly to its citizens. Together we can make Edo State great again.. Contact us @ 80 New Lagos Road, Benin City, Edo State. You can also get in touch with us on: 0813 097 0146 & info@eirs.gov.ng Our...

Cabbage Juice Ultimate Remedy For Ulcer

Cabbage juice basically is a fresh juice squeezed out of Cabbage vegetables which are among the genus Brassica family that comprises of cauliflower, broccoli, and kale. Cabbage is a household name in Nigeria but most people don’t know it can always be juice.Cabbage drink diet is equally high in antioxidant,...

COVID-19: Dexamethasone And How It Works

Dexamethasone is an anti-inflammatory drug which has been hailed as a ground-breaking treatment for hospital patients seriously ill with Covid-19.Immediately the drug came on board, World Health Organization (WHO) said it was moving to update its guidelines on treating people stricken with COVID-19 to reflect results of a clinical trial...

The Edo dream and success pathway.

* THE EDO DREAM* I have heard and read for many years about the America Dream, then I realize that every country has a dream and every one of us have a dream. Every Nation has citizens with common dream. Just like the American dream; The American Dream is achieved...

Few things to know about Coronavirus.

Coronavirus is an infectious disease that has been newly discovered and is a virus that can cause respiratory illness. What is COVID - 19?    Covid - 19 is a disease caused by Coronavirus.     SYMPTOMS:       How to protect yourself from Coronavirus.   The best and...

Coronavirus!

Coronavirus is a virus that causes respiratory infection and it can lead to illness or death. The diseases you get from Coronavirus is called Covid- 19. Coronavirus is something on everyones mind and people are afraid and hoping that. it goes away as soon as possible. It has become a...

Creatures Of The Benin Kingdom: A Tale Of Mystic, Magic And The Supernatural

For many centuries, historical and cultural narratives around the Benin Kingdom have been a subject of fascination for historians, and the world at large. Before colonial times, the Benin Kingdom was the envy of all other empires in West Africa and beyond. The empire grew and flourished within the boundary...

Is Orange Juice The New Superfood?

Orange juices’ antioxidant power profile will help you fight off a cold and may even improve your memory! What We Know For decades, orange juice has been considered one of the favourite morning beverages and while it’s solidified its spot as a tasty drink to complement a balanced breakfast, we...

Best Grandma Home Remedies For Better Sleep

Do you suffer from insomnia and would you like to sleep better? With these 10 home remedies of the grandmother, undoubtedly, you can sleep better and more deeply. Hot milk Hot milk alone helps you sleep better. In this section, we will see the various combinations of hot milk with some herbs and spices....

Live Well Tips

Live well tips are NOT medical advice. Please consult your doctor before taking medicine or supplement, changing diet or exercise. • Start a new habit; look for a 15 minute walk after lunch. Do it today, tomorrow and every day.• When travelling by air, please avoid the window seat, It...

No Fruit Juice For Kids Under 1, Pediatricians Warn

Children should not be given fruit juice before they are 1 year old unless it's advised by a doctor, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.The group had previously advised parents to wait to offer juice until a child reached 6...

Potential Downsides of Cashew

Cashews are generally a safe addition to most people’s diets. cashew Keep in mind that roasted or salted cashews can contain high levels of added oils or salt. For this reason, it may be best to opt for unsalted dry roasted or raw varieties instead. Some research suggests that roasted...

Obaseki Is An Alumnus f UI – Alumni Body

The President of University of Ibadan Alumni Association Worldwide, Prof. Elsie Olufunke Adewoye, has debunked the rumour currently in circulation that the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, is not a graduate of the institution. In a press statement released in Ibadan, Prof. Adewoye disclosed that Mr. Obaseki graduated from...

3 Things To Do This Weekend In Benin City.

The Benin City National Museum is located in the city centre on King's Square also known as ring-road. The Museum is popular for artifacts from Benin Empire such as bronze figures, cast iron and lot of ancient historical artifacts. Best choice of enjoying weekend with family and friends and It...

History: Arhuan-The Giant Warrior Prince Of Benin Kingdom

Oba Ewuare the great, reigned from 1440 to 1473, he made his first son Prince Kuoboyuwa, the Edaiken, and appointed his second son Prince Ezuwarha, the Duke (Enogie) of Iyowa. Ezuwarha was not happy about not being allowed to aspire to rule after his senior brother’s turn. After all, that...

Healthy Reasons Why You Should Eat Spice.

Spicy food has always be a part of our cooking traditions and knowing it has health benefit has added a boost to how we eat and look at spice. Chili peppers are high source of vitamin A and C and iron. Capsaicin is a chemical compound found in hot pepper,...

Edo State Geographic Information service

Address: 102 sapele road, Benin City Edo State. Geographic Information Service (EDOGIS) was set up on the 1st of August, 2017 by Governor Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki as the successor government agency to the erstwhile Ministry of Lands and Surveys (later known as Lands Bureau). EDOGIS is the only Edo State...

Benin Bronze casting: The story of power and royalty

….An insight into the great bronze casting works of Benin Kingdom By McPhilips Nwachukwu One of the greatest defining characteristics of the historic Kingdom of Benin, now the capital of Edo State, is the bronze casting tradition. Established in the 14th century by Oba Oguola and placed under the hereditary...

6 Places To Visit On Your First Trip To Edo State

Edo, a state located in the south-south part of Nigeria or the Deltan region, has a long history of civilization. It is partly what remains of the once powerful and famous imperial Benin kingdom one of the most powerful Africa Empires during 15th and 16th century. The Benin Empire authority...

Edo: Speaker Shares Experience After Surviving COVID-19

…commends state’s health workers Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye, has urged residents in the state to take the opportunity provided by the state government for screening and testing to check the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Okiye is among the seven patients who have...

Coronavirus: Oredo LGA revs up sensitisation campaign in markets, other public places

As part of efforts to complement the Edo State Government’s fight against the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), more local government councils across the state have kicked off sensitisation and enlightenment campaigns on precautionary measures against the spread of the infectious disease. Chairman, Association of Local Government of Nigeria, (ALGON), Edo...

COVID-19: Prison inmates, orphans, others get Edo govt’s relief materials

…as first lady warns against diversion   Vulnerable persons, including the elderly, prison inmates, widows, and orphans across Edo State, have continued to receive relief materials being distributed by the Edo State Government. First Lady of Edo State, Mrs. Betsy Obaseki, while handing over the relief materials to representatives of...

3 Delicious Meals To Try In Edo State

Edo State is a state known for rich culture, values and traditions. That's not all!!! It is also know for its tasty and delicious meals. Some meals are synonymous to Edo people, they can be eaten any time of the day. If you are visiting Edo State, it is quite...

Boost your immune system to fight corona virus.

Coronavirus has taking the world like a storm, everyone is been advice to wash their hands and stay at home and stay safe. The question of how  to build our immune system should be on our mind. The food we eat can help fight lot of diseases in our body....

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Edo Speaker tests positive to Coronavirus as Gov. Obaseki goes on self-isolation

The Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Frank Okiye, has tested positive to Coronavirus. The state deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, disclosed this on Wednesday while addressing journalists in Benin City, the state capital. “The index case of Coronavirus in Edo, the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Mr...

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATION

Join the advocacy for women’s rights, equality, justice, sexual harassment, violence and discrimination. From history, the central role of women in society has ensured the stability, progress and long-terms development of nations. Globally, women comprise 43% of world’s agricultural labour force and rising to 70% in some countries. Across Africa,...

The Agogô

An agogô (meaning bell) is a single or a multiple bell now used throughout the world but with origins in traditional Yoruba music and also in the samba baterias (percussion ensembles). The agogô may be the oldest samba instrument and was based on West African Yoruba single or double bells....

Health benefits of Okra.

Okra is a nutritious vegetable filled with vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin K and vitamin E, iron. calcium, fiber, potassium, and fiber. Okra is good for people with diabetes.  It improve insulin in the body which helps to lower  high sugar level in the blood.  Okra is loaded...

2019 NAFEST IN EDO STATE

Nafest in Benin city was very sucessful and has provided Edo state an opportunity to showcase Edo rich culture and heritage.

5 Reasons to eat Watermelon.

Watermelon contains 90 percent water, which has made it a refreshing fruit to eat on daily bases, especially on a sunning day. Here are special reasons why you should eat watermelon, 1.The intense heat can drain your body of hydration during the dry season, eating watermelon is a good way...

Edo

Edo State is a state in Nigeria. Its capital is Benin City. The 2014 estimated population of the Edo state is 5 million people.[4] It is made up of 4 major ethnic groups; namely the Bini, Esan, Owan, and Etsako. However the State has a high presence of residents from across the country and the...

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Ugie ivie festival

The Ug'ivie festival is the annual washing and cleaning of all the ivie (wealth). It also commemorates the legendary event when Ewuare came across Olokun's hoard of ivie, spread out on the sand. As part of the celebration, there was a temporary ban on the wearing of the red beads...

Okpekpe road race

Okpekpe is more than just a collection of fertile farmlands or a window into the past, it is a living modern village of approximately 50,000 people. The Village is famous for its position on the hill top in the Edo North Senatorial district and its huge agricultural and investment potential and quite a suitable tourism destination....

Somorika hills

SOMORIKA HILLS: This is located in Akoko Edo Local Government Area. Somorika hills consist of an extended expanse of hills crowned by massive boulders perched precariously on the summits of hills and alongside seemingly inadequate locations on the sides. Somorika is about five kilometres north east of lgarra and 165...

Igun Bronze Casters And Crafts Centre.

Benin Brass Work Known as the centre of bronze and brass artwork, Benin brass work is one of the remarkable art works in the world. Benin is well known as the place of the best bronze casters in West Africa.

Victor Uwaifor Art Gallery

Victor Uwaifor Art Gallery, Benin This gallery is owned by a famous artist and musician Victor Uwaifor and it displays different art works and crafts.

OGba zoological gArden

Ogba Zoological Garden: The zoological gardens was established in 1915 and it was the first to have a legal statute backing in Nigeria.The garden is located in a forest reserve area near Ogba village about six kilometers from Benin City and covers a land area of about 20 hectares, which...

Benin City Museum

This is a national museum located in the middle of the round-about in King’s square. The museum was constructed in 1973 and houses some of the most treasured antiquities and the world famous bronze works of the ancient Benin. Other works includes terracotta, Ivory carving and cast-iron artifacts etc.

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This section of the site acquaints you with the ample information on properties, Hotels, Lodges that are available for Sale, Rent/Lease.

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The food recipe section of this site contains recipes for Nigerian meals particularly those that are indigenous to Edo state. Find out more as you follow this blog

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