We all have nicknames, but below are 21 reserved for the Oba of Benin that lionize him, making him Larger Than Life.
The Ooni of Ife has continued in his bid to highlight the fact that Igbos are the Aborigines of Ife and one family with the Yorubas. While receiving a chieftain of Ohaneze Ndigbo at his palace recently, the mighty Yoruba monarch said;…
She is the Omu of Okpanam. She is HRM Obi Dr. Martha Dunkwu. Very amiable queen filled with grace.
African monarchies are not like modern European monarchies in one respect: An unspoken rule for African monarchs is that they must always be dressed in their traditional robe and crown day in day out, and especially for public functions. They are not like Britain’s Queen Elizabeth who is free to wear ordinary modern skirt suit andContinue reading “Yoruba king causes pandemonium by wearing suit on the throne”