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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by martineverest(m): 11:44am On Oct 22, 2017
We know u are under Ob of Benin not ooni

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by Marotzke(m): 11:49am On Oct 22, 2017
Intrepid01:
This man is looking for real problem...I hope he's up to it......He publicly disrespected OONI and now calls Oba of Benin his father....okay naaa. ...trust me , the concerned parties are watching....
only a bastard calls another man his father.
Oba of lagos knows whom his father is and defers to him.
You may wish other wise, but Eko kings and princes owe their alleigance to the Oba of Benin.
Not the Ooni, definitely not the Alaafin.

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by 3gpvids(m): 11:51am On Oct 22, 2017
So who go come bless Nigeria kwanu
Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by Omofunaab2: 11:55am On Oct 22, 2017
Marotzke:
only a bastard calls another man his father.
Oba of lagos knows whom his father is and defers to him.
You may wish other wise, but Eko kings and princes owe their alleigance to the Oba of Benin.
Not the Ooni, definitely not the Alaafin.


Stop saying nonsense.. .. baale of idumota is even a junior king to Ayangburen of Ikorodu...

Akiolu should be under the Olota of Ota who happens to be the paramount ruler of Awori land... . Awori owns lagos Island

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by Guestlander: 11:55am On Oct 22, 2017
Marotzke:
only a bastard calls another man his father.
Oba of lagos knows whom his father is and defers to him.
You may wish other wise, but Eko kings and princes owe their alleigance to the Oba of Benin.
Not the Ooni, definitely not the Alaafin.

Oba of Benin himself descended from Oranmiyan. Kini big deal?

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by wink2015: 12:00pm On Oct 22, 2017
If the truth must be told, Lagos accelerated development is attributed to its past as a former federal capital of Nigeria before the current Abuja that is now the capital of Nigeria.

Lagos grew because of the exploitation and underdevelopment in other coastal state in Nigeria that even have seaport but these seaport is not working to full capacity.

Take for example, the Warri seaport is not working, the Koko port and the Burutu port in delta state is not working in delta state.

The same goes for the Ondo port in Ondo state and the Calabar seaport in Cross Rivers state. These seaport were killed by the Yoruba and Hausa dominated federal government.

It is only the Onne port in rivers states which is the only sea port that is working in the Niger delta region.

Why will Lagos with a vibrant sea port and a vibrant International airport not enjoy greater growth at the expense of the oil rich states of the Niger delta region.

Conclusively, it is not the Oba of Benin prayer that took Lagos to were it is today, it is rather the opportunity Lagos was privileged to enjoy from the colonial master and the successive federal administration that catapulted Lagos to its present growth and development.

If the Oba of Lagos, Oba Akiolu is saying that the Oba of Benin prayer brought development to Lagos state. Why is it that the Oba of Benin did not think it necessary to pray for his own domain - the Benin Kingdom and the entire Edo state for growth to overtake Edo state.

Why did the Oba of Benin prayer not brought development to the Niger delta region of which Edo state is a part of?

Anyway, I do not take Oba Akiolu opinion or view with all seriousness as he is a kind of person that is fond of rolling his mouth carelessly in public. He is too mouthy!

He was once quoted as telling the Igbos who refuse to vote for Governor Ambode to go and die in the Lagoon.

Oba Akiolu was recently quoted to have accused former Vice President Abubakar Atiku of stage managing his subsequent retirement from the Nigeria Police when he was at the top echelon of the Police force..

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by Leez(m): 12:01pm On Oct 22, 2017
HungerBAD:
*Coronation Anniversary: Obaseki Salutes Oba Ewuare II, lauds inspiring partnership with Govt
*Oba Ewuare 11 a bridge builder-Oshiomhole

*Lagos still enjoying blessings of Oba of Benin-Oba Akiolu


Why I will soon embark on national and internation tour-Oba Ewuare 11

By SIMON EBEGBULEM, BENIN CITY –

GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has said that the relationship between the state government and the Benin Monarch, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, in the last one year, has improved the quality of life in the state. Meanwhile, the Oba of Lagos, Rewanu Akiolu, has said that the developmental strides being witnessed in Lagos State was because of the blessings given to the state by a past Oba of Benin.

Saying that Lagos state has continued to enjoy that blessing, Oba Akiolu said he was happy to be present at the anniversary of an Oba ‘who used to be his brother but is now his father.’ Also, immediate past governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole who congratulated Oba Ewuare 11 for his one year coronation anniversary and birthday, described the Oba as a bridge builder and a blessing to Edo state and Nigeria as a whole.

Both Governor Obaseki and Oba Akiolu spoke at a Gala Night to mark the one-year coronation anniversary of Oba Ewuare II, in Benin city, Friday. The governor described his working relationship with the monarch in the one year he has reigned as inspirational and unique, noting that the cordial relationship has been instrumental to the successes recorded by his government in the last one year.

Obaseki said that the collaboration has helped the government in addressing some of the concerns raised in His Majesty’s coronation speech last year, which resulted in the state government’s new law which outlawed the activities of Community Development Associations (CDAs) as well as the development of the Gelegele Seaport.

We as a government have collaborated with his Majesty and have put a law in place to deal with miscreants, who still engage in CDA activities in the state. For the Gelegele Seaport, we set up a technical committee on the development of the seaport and the committee has submitted its report to us,” the governor said. He congratulated Oba Ewuare II on his birthday and one-year anniversary on the throne and thanked him for being a source of confidence to those in public office by his actions.

Obaseki said that the state would be hosting the Alaghodaro Investment Summit in Benin City in November to open the state for investment to secure the future of Edo people, adding, “In less than a month from now the first edition of Alaghodaro Investment Summit will hold in this great city. Our objective is to showcase sectors that global business players can invest in, namely, agriculture, energy, manufacturing, tourism, real estate and sports to mention a few.”

On his part, Oba Ewuare II urged traditional institutions to partner with government for the good of the society, declaring that he will soon embark on national and international tours and hopes to use the opportunity to build stronger ties that will benefit Edo. Oba Ewuare II thanked the state government for acceding to his request that CDA activities be criminalised in the state, noting that the new law has brought sanity to property management in the state.

The event attracted dignitaries from within and outside the shores of the country and was spiced with musical performances by Nigerian artistes namely, Tu face Idibia, Davido and Majek Fashek.

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/10/ex-oba-benins-blessings-aided-lagos-development-akiolu/

grin grin grin
gambari n bini slaves
ds is wat happens wen ur ancestor is kicked out of heaven for skull mining grin
smh

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by Jobazenu: 12:17pm On Oct 22, 2017
Lordave:
I don't understand, is Akiolu trying to say that Benin kings have some sort of authority or power over Lagos?
so u didn't know? go and read your books. education is life.

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by Jobazenu: 12:20pm On Oct 22, 2017
Rmxr:


Vassal state ko, container state ni. Benin relevance in Lagos history only ends in Lagos Island. Get that into your skull.That Oba of Lagos institution isn't even a Yoruba institution. And it shouldn't even be relevant sef if not for politics. He doesn't own land. Aromire owns the land in his domain
don't fool yourself. if he is not relevant. why is he named the king of the entire Lagos? you are illiterate
Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by EricSmallz(m): 12:24pm On Oct 22, 2017
Boss. Didnt hear from you after all the wait. Had to sell my foam, reading table and chair.
Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by bakynes(m): 12:31pm On Oct 22, 2017
Jobazenu:

don't fool yourself. if he is not relevant. why is he named the king of the entire Lagos? you are illiterate

He is not King of the entire Lagos, he is only the Chairman of the council of Obas in Lagos state. His domain is only limited to Lagos Island. He is Oba of Lagos Island. But if you are familiar with sayings in Lagos they call Lagos Island "Lagos"

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by daddyp76(m): 12:38pm On Oct 22, 2017
Akiolu will be dethrone and it will just happen like film.
Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by r2beez(m): 12:43pm On Oct 22, 2017
internationalman:

Does a pastor pray for himself?
instead he prays for d progress of church members who in turn bless him or at least acknowledge the pastor's prayer. Just like the Oba is doing now.


See Mumu! Wetin concern pastor for this issue. Some people can look for poo to justify whatever makes them happy.

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by Antoeni(m): 12:50pm On Oct 22, 2017
OBA OF BENIN REMAINS THE ONLY TRUE FIRST-CLASS KING IN NIGERIA AND BEYOND

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by Danladi7: 12:50pm On Oct 22, 2017
DMerciful:
I do not understand why the old Benin kings never saw the strategic location of Lagos to have harnessed it when they conquered the war camp and called it Eko. Look at the Fulani, they conquered Ilorin and occupied it till date but the Benin kings left Eko that has more potentials than Benin....they weren't ambitious I guess. The Europeans chased the Indians and native Americans out of US and occupied it till date!
Ilorin was never captured nor conquered in history

Dont study history on nairaland.Get a good history text book.

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by Danladi7: 12:53pm On Oct 22, 2017
wink2015:
If the truth must be told, Lagos accelerated development is attributed to its past as a former federal capital of Nigeria before the current Abuja that is now the capital of Nigeria.

Lagos grew because of the exploitation and underdevelopment in other coastal state in Nigeria that even have seaport but these seaport is not working to full capacity.

Take for example, the Warri seaport is not working, the Koko port and the Burutu port in delta state is not working in delta state.

The same goes for the Ondo port in Ondo state and the Calabar seaport in Cross Rivers state. These seaport were killed by the Yoruba and Hausa dominated federal government.

It is only the Onne port in rivers states which is the only sea port that is working in the Niger delta region.

Why will Lagos with a vibrant sea port and a vibrant International airport not enjoy greater growth at the expense of the oil rich states of the Niger delta region.

Conclusively, it is not the Oba of Benin prayer that took Lagos to were it is today, it is rather the opportunity Lagos was privileged to enjoy from the colonial master and the successive federal administration that catapulted Lagos to its present growth and development.

If the Oba of Lagos, Oba Akiolu is saying that the Oba of Benin prayer brought development to Lagos state. Why is it that the Oba of Benin did not think it necessary to pray for his own domain - the Benin Kingdom and the entire Edo state for growth to overtake Edo state.

Why did the Oba of Benin prayer not brought development to the Niger delta region of which Edo state is a part of?

Anyway, I do not take Oba Akiolu opinion or view with all seriousness as he is a kind of person that is fond of rolling his mouth carelessly in public. He is too mouthy!

He was once quoted as telling the Igbos who refuse to vote for Governor Ambode to go and die in the Lagoon.

Oba Akiolu was recently quoted to have accused former Vice President Abubakar Atiku of stage managing his subsequent retirement from the Nigeria Police when he was at the top echelon of the Police force..


Abuja will be the capital for years.we will see how she will be greater than lagos!
Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by newoffer: 12:59pm On Oct 22, 2017
maybe in the spirit reign
Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by angelgabriel26(m): 1:00pm On Oct 22, 2017
must Akiolu talk, Oga ooooo. keep on saying rubbish
Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by blaqoracle: 1:03pm On Oct 22, 2017
Tolexander:

He won't stopped running mouth.

Lagos state geographic location aided its development.

How come, the prayers haven't developed Benin (Edo State as a whole), the seat of the Obas as Lagos?
when homeless, landless, kingless and hungry people comments, you spot them at once.
Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by temiflex01(m): 1:04pm On Oct 22, 2017
life2017:
The oba of Lagos is a descendant of Oba of Benin.
The first Oba of Lagos was a Benin prince.

Oba Akiolu of lagos is only speaking as a son of Benin kingdom. He respects his heritage.


That run mouth Oba of Lagos Island, forcing to stay relevant.

Very soon you go say all kings for 9ja, na Oba of Benin born them, may be you dey the life back then, tell your stories to the gods.

The way una they use mouth embellish that Benin sef, if na so una they use una brain they develop am, e for Don turn London.

#mumu cool cool

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by 777philosopher(m): 1:12pm On Oct 22, 2017
life2017:
The oba of Lagos is a descendant of Oba of Benin.
The first Oba of Lagos was a Benin prince.

Oba Akiolu of lagos is only speaking as a son of Benin kingdom. He respects his heritage.
true, I come from the Urhobo Tribe in Delta State , but I am a descendant of Oba of Benin too. and I am a Prince. all princes of the Royal family of Benin must homage to the Oba of Benin. he is our family Leader.

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by 777philosopher(m): 1:19pm On Oct 22, 2017
Guestlander:


Oba of Benin himself descended from Oranmiyan. Kini big deal?
Yes, it is True. Oba of Benin is a descendant of Oramiyan. which is Oba of ile -Ife, Oba of Oyo, and Oba of Benin are Blood Brothers. children of Oduduwa.

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by lagosrd: 1:30pm On Oct 22, 2017
Exactly what you get when you crown an ex police man as an Oba. (king).

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by samuk: 1:33pm On Oct 22, 2017
temiflex01:



That run mouth Oba of Lagos Island, forcing to stay relevant.

Very soon you go say all kings for 9ja, na Oba of Benin born them, may be you dey the life back then, tell your stories to the gods.

The way una they use mouth embellish that Benin sef, if na so una they use una brain they develop am, e for Don turn London.

#mumu cool cool

ALL the relevant Kings of southern Nigeria are Benin descendant

Nnamdi Azikiwe: My Genealogy and Nativity

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"Thus, in tracing my paternal lineage, I could say that both parents of my father are direct descendants of Eze Chima. As for me, I can trace my paternal ancestry in this wise: I am the first son of Chukwuemeka, who was the third child and first son of Azikiwe, who was the second son of Molokwu, who was the third son of Ozomaocha, who was the second son of Inosi Onira, who was the fourth son of Dei, the second son of Eze Chima, the founder of Onitsha." SOURCE - Nnamdi A zikiwe: My Odyssey, Chapter I (Spectrum Books, 1970) "My Genealogy and Nativity" p4 "I can trace my maternal ancestry thus: I am the first son of Nwanonaku Rachel Chinwe Ogbenyeanu (Aghadiuno)Azikiwe, who was third daughter of Aghadiuno Ajie, the fifth son of Onowu Agbani, first daughter of Obi Udokwu, the son who descended from five Kings of Onitsha. Five of these rulers of Onitsha were direct lineal descendants of Eze Chima, who led his warrior adventurers when they left Benin to establish the Onitsha city state in about 1748 AD." SOURCE - Nnamdi Azikiwe: My Odyssey, Chapter I (Spectrum Books, 1970) "My Genealogy and Nativity" p5 "One day I asked her (grandmother) the meaning of the word 'Onitsha'. She explained that it had historical significance. The terminology meant one who despised another. It is a contraction of two words, Onini to despise, and Ncha meaning others. So that the two words when joined together mean one who despises others. Then I asked her why we despised others. She patted me on the back and told me that it was due to our aristocratic background and tradition. I insisted that she should explain to me the basis of this supercilious social attitude. She told me that we despised others because we descended from the Royal House of Benin and so regarded ourselves as the superiors of other tribes who had no royal blood in their veins....." "I continued to belabor my grandmother to tell me more of the history and origins of the Onitsha people. She narrated that many many years ago, there lived at Idu (Benin) a great Oba who had many children. Due to a power struggle regarding the right of precedence among princes of the blood and other altercations, there was a civil war in Benin. One day, the supporters of one of the princes insulted and assaulted Queen Asije, the mother of of the Oba of Benin, who was accused of having trespassed on their farmland. Enraged at this evidence of indiscipline and lawlessness, the Oba ordered his war chief and brother, Gbunwala Asije to apprehend and punish the insurgents. In the attempt to penalise them, Chima, the ultimate founder of the Onitsha city-state, a prince of the blood in his own right, led the recalcitrants against his Uncle, Gbunwala. This intensified the civil war which rent the kingdom of Benin in two and led to the founding of Onitsha Ado N'Idu....... ..." "As the great trek from Benin progressed, some did not have the stout heart of the pioneer-warrior, and decided to settle at different places, known today as Onitsha -Ugbo, Onitsha-Olona, Onitsha-Mili, Obior, Issele Ukwu, Ossomari, Aboh, etc..." SOURCE - Nnamdi Azikiwe: My Odyssey, Chapter I (Spectrum Books, 1970) "My Genealogy and Nativity"
Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by samuk: 1:35pm On Oct 22, 2017
grin
Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by samuk: 1:39pm On Oct 22, 2017
777philosopher:
Yes, it is True. Oba of Benin is a descendant of Oramiyan. which is Oba of ile -Ife, Oba of Oyo, and Oba of Benin are Blood Brothers. children of Oduduwa.

Oduduwa himself was an exiled Benin prince

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by 777philosopher(m): 1:51pm On Oct 22, 2017
samuk:


Oduduwa himself was an exiled Benin prince
No. you are wrong. Oduduwa was a King in ile-ife. the Ogiso dynasty that ruled Benin first has nothing to do with Oramiyan Dynasty. they are different people. All the Obas of Benin were buried in ile-ife after their death. always state true Facts of History please.

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Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by Nobody: 2:01pm On Oct 22, 2017
just thinking


if the current oba of Benin tells the oba of Lagos to kill himself like it was done in the past, would he do it?
Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by pedrilo: 2:10pm On Oct 22, 2017
Tolexander:

He won't stopped running mouth.

Lagos state geographic location aided its development.

How come, the prayers haven't developed Benin (Edo State as a whole), the seat of the Obas as Lagos?
u dnt know ur roots, go n study ur history
Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by BAILMONEY: 2:13pm On Oct 22, 2017
Tolexander:

He won't stopped running mouth.

Lagos state geographic location aided its development.

How come, the prayers haven't developed Benin (Edo State as a whole), the seat of the Obas as Lagos?
ARE YOU FROM LAGOS
Re: Ex-oba Of Benin’s Blessings Aided Lagos Development – Akiolu by internationalman(m): 2:14pm On Oct 22, 2017
r2beez:



See Mumu! Wetin concern pastor for this issue. Some people can look for poo to justify whatever makes them happy.
I just used pastors as a point of reference.
And d insult is uncalled for.

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