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THE NEW CONSTITUTIÓNAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS

THE NEW CONSTITUTIÓNAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS   1. Mr Emokpae Odigie 2. Elder Osehi Ikhilor 3. Dr Charles Omorodion 4. Uwagboe Ogieva 5. Víctor Osazuwa 6. Barrister Osawaru 7. Madam Juliet Omokhodu 8. Madam Diva Ukponmwan Mr Uwagboe Ogieva will be the chairman of the constitutiónal committee. Thank you all United we stand. President Meg Okao […]

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Support The Completion of G.B.O Building In The Heart Of Benin City

*SUPPORT TO COMPLETE G.B.O BUILDING IN THE HEART OF BENIN CITY* Great Benin Origins appeal to all members, those who love to see the progress of Edo people and nation, those who want positive development in the society. Those who are not happy with the system and want to join good loving diaspora sons and […]

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G.B.O Executive Council Membership Selection

  *G.B.O. EXECUTIVE MEMBERSHIP SELECTION !!!*   Great Benin Origins Organisation Special Selection Excercise ! G.B.O. wish to inform participants of this great forum that wish to be part of the EC to kindly declare their intention by applying to be admitted into the Executive Council.   G.B.O. is all about Great Benin Origins, its […]

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GBO WORLDWIDE CONFERENCE IN ROME, 17th OF AUGUST 2019

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Opening Address By Mrs Meg Okao, President Great Benin Origins Worldwide, At GBO Annual Conference In Rome, Italy On August 17th 2019

OPENING ADDRESS BY MRS MEG OKAO, PRESIDENT GREAT BENIN ORIGINS WORLDWIDE, AT GBO ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN ROME, ITALY ON AUGUST 17TH 2019.   Let me start by welcoming our special guests and all invitees to GBO 2019 Conference. Our Royal and Traditional Fathers, Edo State Government officials, The Nigerian Ambassador to Italy, Leaders and Members […]

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*RESOLUTION At GBO Conference In Rome, Italy, 17th Of August, 2019*

*RESOLUTION AT GBO CONFERENCE IN ROME, ITALY, 17TH OF AUGUST, 2019* Attendance: (1) Madam Meg Okao (2) Elder Faluyi Osunde (3) Mr Emokpae Odigie (4) Madam Aibiokunla Okao (5) Mr Tony Onwudiegu (6) Engineer Aghadiaye Ayo (7) Lucky Aghahowa (8) Mrs Vero Ekomoba (9) Uwagboe Ogieva (10) Madam Vivian Omoruyi (11) Prince Lucky Asworth (12) […]

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Great Benin Origins In Diaspora Organisation Celebrates 1st Year Anniversary And Worldwide Conference In Rome, Italy, 17th Of August, 2019

  *Great Benin Origins In Diaspora Organisation Celebrates 1st Year Anniversary And Worldwide Conference In Rome, Italy, 17th Of August, 2019*   By Uwagboe Ogieva 18th Of August, 2019   It was a bright sunny day, with a clear cloud, like a gradual coming together of giants for a great united front working in unity […]

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G.B.O Forward Looking Strategy

  *G.B.O Forward Looking Strategy*   Lets identify serious issues to address but in doing so we must focus on what is possible or realistic within our present or expected resources rather than pursuing idealised or phantasmagoric projects or issues. We can start by identifying the problems confronting our people and how to tackle them. […]

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GREAT NEWS FOR GBO AGAIN! A NEW BORN BABY

GREAT NEWS FOR GBO AGAIN! Another GBO princess has being born into the world. Mr Uyi Asemota , the CEO of Solid House Production in Múnich, Germany, wife just put to bed a bouncing baby girl. Mr Uyi is GBO Germany Coordinator, Member of DC. He has produced series of GBO vídeos and adverts. A […]

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Adverts

*G.B.O OFFERS AND BONANZAS TO BE PROMOTED FOR ALL REGISTERED MEMBERS*   BE A PART OF THE MOVING TRAIN…. LETS KNOW ABOUT YOUR CREATIVITY AND PROFESSION.   1. If you are looking for cheap, durable and quality souvenir bags for parties and ceremonies… *Contact : Madam Juliet Izevbigie alias mama Ireland. Director Human Resources & […]

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Why We Celebrate GBO Yealy Conference

G.B.O has grown in many ways, even more than expected in 2019. once a year, we all meet and share our hearts and thoughts together after chatting and relating with one another on whatsapp group throughout the year.   G.B.O yearly conference is not just a ceremonial gathering but a historic time to mark our […]

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LEADERS OF IJAW EX-AGITATORS PLEDGED LOYALTY TO OBA OF BENIN, DISSOCIATE FROM ANY AFFRONT ON THE BENIN MONARCH

LEADERS OF IJAW EX-AGITATORS PLEDGED LOYALTY TO OBA OF BENIN, DISSOCIATE FROM ANY AFFRONT ON THE BENIN MONARCH By: Desmond Agbama, CPS to Oba of Benin   The South-South Coalition of the Ijaw Leadership Group ex-agitators has condemned the actions and publication by some disgruntled groups of Ijaw Coalition which alleged that His Royal Majesty, […]

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The beauty of African women hairstyle

The beauty of African women hairstyle

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GBO Lagos Inaugural Ceremony Gallery April 6, 2019

GBO Lagos Inaugural Ceremony Gallery April 6, 2019  

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The Sad State Of Our Society

*The sad state of our society   On the question of why Edo runaway from home the answer is simply to search for greener pastures that is denied us at home. Many of us travel away because of lack of opportunities and nepotism.   In a society where old men and women refused to plant […]

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We Are All GBO, So Give Your Best To Make It Grow

*WE ARE ALL GBO, SO GIVE YOUR BEST TO MAKE IT GROW* By Barr. Famous Osawaru 04/06/2019 Compliment of the day to all my elders in the EC and the general GBO worldwide forum, special thanks to the academic guru Dr. Charles Omorodion the wake and see achiever for your love for GBO ode to […]

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Announcement !!! GBO Registered With United Nations (3rd Of June, 2019)

ANNOUNCEMENT !!! GBO REGISTERED WITH UNITED NATIONS (3rd OF JUNE, 2019)   This is to inform the entire members of Great Benin Origins Worldwide that our great organisation (GBO) has been registered in the United Nations. The confirmation of this organization’s acceptance was received through a reply notification that recognized the incorporation of the profile […]

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GBO ACTION FOR THE RIGHT SOLUTION 2019

*GBO ACTION FOR THE RIGHT SOLUTION 2019* *GBO ACTION FOR THE RIGHT SOLUTION 2019* *GREAT* Benin Origins Organisation Action For The Right Solution Great *BENIN* Origins Organisation Action For The Right Solution Great Benin *ORIGINS* Organisation Action For The Right Solution Great Benin Origins *ORGANISATION* Action For The Right Solution Great Benin Origins Organisation *ACTION* […]

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GBO ORGANISATION ARCHIEVEMENTS 2019

GBO ORGANISATION ARCHIEVEMENTS 2019   11th OF FEBUARY GBO launched her community service project, which is one of it’s kind, an inter city transport traffic order control in Benin City. T-shirts and jackets including money were given to Bonaventure and other trafic control personel to help in the proper control of traffic especially arround primary […]

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Great Benin Influence on the Yoruba in the Americas

“The Influence of Edo Religion and Medicine in the New World”by Chief Dr. Daryl Peavy, JD Presented in Benin City, Nigeria 2009 Institute For Benin Studies Introduction I would like to give thanks to the Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Uyilawa Usuanlele and the Institute for Benin Studies for their aggressive promotion of Edo culture, […]

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A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit

By Honourable Charles Omorodion (UK): A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit”. In everything we do here on earth there is a reward. Some rewards are immediate and some are medium to long term while some are everlasting. Today, we in Europe, America and […]

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Ideals About GBO Italy Conference By Dr Charles Omorodion

The programme for the Italy conference should be discussed and agreed by the Executive Council on this platform and should not be left solely to the host country.   Please correct me if I am behind on this issue. I feel that issues such as GBO new office in Benin and employment of staff are […]

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What You Must Learn From History Working For Black African’s Freedom And Development

* Malcolm X was killed by a black man * Lucky Dube was killed by a Black man * Marcus Garbey was killed by a Blackman * Ovonramen Nogbaisi was betrayed by a palace chief * Kwame Nkrumah was humiliated and killed by his people * Patrick lumumber was humiliated and killed by his people […]

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Appreciation Visit To Chief Ihama For His Kind Gesture

Appreciation Visit To Chief Ihama For His Kind Gesture on 19th of May 2019

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The Petition Of Mr Lucky Aghahowa Against Marshal Utubor As Resolved By The Executive Council Of GBO 11th Of May 2019

THE PETITION OF MR LUCKY AGHAHOWA AGAINST MARSHAL UTUBOR AS RESOLVED BY THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF GBO 11th of May, 2019   A petition was made and sent to the GBO executive council on the 3rd of May by Mr Aghahowa Lucky against Marshal Utubor of breaking the GBO code of conduct number 8 which […]

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WHAT ANYONE WHO WANT GBO CONSTITUTION AMENDED SHOULD DO

  1. Copy or extract GBO constitution from GBO website. Make a comprehensive outline of all you feel is wrong and needs amendments, stating reasons why they must be amended. [Remember to quote which article of the constitution you are referring to]   2. Post your document or write up of enumerated items to be […]

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Protected: So Much Talk And Concern About GBO Secretary When All That Was Demanded In The Ec Was To Vote Dc Resolution Into Effect

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Protected: How GBO Collective Voting By The Numbers Of Votes Counts At The Time Of Any Occurance Or Ratification Could Decides GBO Organisation Mandate

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5-MAN COMMITTEE REPORT, THE WATCH DOG GREAT BENIN ORIGINS, GBO 5 MAN COMMITTEE’S REPORT

5-MAN COMMITTEE REPORT, THE WATCH DOG GREAT BENIN ORIGINS, GBO 5 MAN COMMITTEE’S REPORT The President GBO Engr. Isaac Igbinosun The Executive Committee Great Benin Origins, GBO All Protocols respectfully observed September 30, 2018 It is with utmost pleasure we present a breakdown of our exhaustive inquiry into the terms of reference below, submitted to […]

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Protected: Petition To DC 03 May 2019

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Alaafin Sets The Record Straight, Refutes Ooni’s Claim On Yoruba Ancestral Ties With Igbos

SCRIPT OF THE LETTER PUBLISHED IN THE NIGERIAN TRIBUNE ON THURSDAY, 2 MAY, 2019 PAGE 9 In recent time, I have been inundated with calls and even visits to my Palace on a recent Video Tape showing His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife during the Aje Festival in Ile-Ife, Osun […]

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FROM KOGI STATE – IGALA PEOPLE’S ACCOUNT OF IZODUWA/ODUDUWA AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH IYOOBA

FROM KOGI STATE – IGALA PEOPLE’S ACCOUNT OF IZODUWA/ODUDUWA AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH IYOOBA There is no doubt whatsoever that Oduduwa is the progenitor of the Yoruba people. Controversy about the origin of Oduduwa should be clarified using the Igala oral history. Oral history is passed from generation to generation through story telling (alo), songs […]

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IT IS DIFFICULT TO FIND EDO GIRL TO MARRY.

IT IS DIFFICULT TO FIND EDO GIRL TO MARRY. (Culled from an interesting disscussion on why Edos might intermarry into extinction on Edo disscussion forum a while back) Thanks You have observed that “The choice of who to marry for whatever reason falls heavily on the individual and what they expect in/from the marriage.” I […]

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LET US CELEBRATE THE WORKERS THAT DUG THE BENIN MOAT, A WORLD WONDER

LET US CELEBRATE THE WORKERS THAT DUG THE BENIN MOAT, A WORLD WONDER. By Edherue Anthony. Bsc, MA A Journalist, A prince of Irri Kingdom (Isoko) Delta State Of Nigeria (Article first published 2015)   THE Ediod United Nations, the Indigenous People of the Edoid Race of Africa that has suffered the conspiracy of bad […]

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THE EDO PEOPLE OF WESTERN SUDAN ( Pt.1)

THE EDO PEOPLE OF WESTERN SUDAN ( Pt.1) “Western Sudan is the name given to west Africa not the western part of Sudan. Africaland was once called Sudan” By Ojealaro Friday THE BENIN EMPIRE Capital= Benin City (then called Edo) Languages = Edo ( today fragmented into Edoid sub-dialects) Government Monarchy = King/Emperor (Oba) -40BC […]

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Who is Oduduwa? A mythical figure or a Benin man?

WHO IS ODUDUWA? By Barrister Ojealaro Friday Who is Oduduwa? A mythical figure or a Benin man?   THE YORUBAS’ TWO CONTRADICTORY VERSIONS (1) That Oduduwa emigrated directly from the sky using an iron chain and landed at Ife. To them,he is the son of Olodumare ( God) sent down to found the Yoruba race. […]

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AFRICAN STORY TELLING PRESENTED BY UWAGBOE OGIEVA IN SPAIN 2008

AFRICAN STORY TELLING PRESENTED BY UWAGBOE OGIEVA IN BARCELONA SPAIN 2008. This event was an inter-cultural symposium conducted to teach children African stories and folklore in April 2008 at montcada i reixac, Barcelona, Spain. Uwagboe Ogieva the co-director and coordinator of the Symposium  featured Edo stories, riddles and folklore.    

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GUOSA LANGUAGE FOR AFRICA’S UNITY AND ECONOMIC ADVANCEMENT

Guosa language is a west African language invented by Prof. Alex Igbineweka, who is also GBO lingüístic Director and Chief advisory to the President.   Guosa language is said to be the right solution for a common language barrier in África. This will promote unity and economic advancement of countries and communities in sub Sahara […]

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You Are Welcome To GBO Lagos Inaugural Ceremony April 6, 2019

YOU ARE WELCOME TO GREAT BENIN ORIGINS ORGANISATION  LAGOS INAUGURAL CEREMONY ON SATURDAY 6TH OF APRIL 2019.

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Back To The Last Functioning Program To Reboot Your Infected System

NIGERIA MUST GO BACK TO THE LAST FUNCTIONING PROGRAM TO REBOOT THEIR INFECTED SYSTEM AND STRUCTURE * You see, when booting an infected computer, finding dificulty in restarting, it will tell you to go back to the last window or program that once functioned perfectly for you. Benin proverb says “ode ma gia la aghi […]

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Nigeria Should Learn From Ghana And Senegal

  *NIGERIA SHOULD LEARN FROM GHANA AND SENEGAL*   Nigeria should allow their traditiónal rulers in power and authorities. Amend their constitution to allow growth and development.   A Ghana friend is telling me why and how Ghana is better country in África.   He told me that ashanti king have more authorities in Ghana […]

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SUPPORT GREAT BENIN ORIGINS INAUGURAL CEREMONY OF LAGOS STATE BRANCH IN APRIL 2019

SUPPORT GREAT BENIN ORIGINS INAUGURAL CEREMONY OF LAGOS STATE BRANCH IN APRIL 2019 Great Benin Origins finally inaugurate her lagos state branch in April, 2019. this was communicated by the coordinator, Mrs Florance Omogiate in her meeting update of 2nd of febuary 2019 to the Executive council of GBO organisation. With the agreement of the […]

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Why And How Members Can Be Good Patriots Of GBO Organisation

  *Why And How Members Can Be  GoodP Of GBO Organisation.*     Great Benin Origins worldwide organisation is the people’s forum and community of Great Benin origins for cultural advancement and socio económic development.   Since Inauguration on 9th of June, 2018, have see various subscribers, engaged series of activities and achieved many projects. […]

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Why Family Greetings Should Not Be Obligatory In GBO Organisation And Must Be Voluntary

WHY FAMILY GREETING SHOULD NOT BE OBLIGATORY IN GBO ORGANISATION AND MUST BE VOLUNTARY.   It is true Edo have series of morning family greetings that identifies  the family they belong in Edo  culture. This exercise is highly advisable and encouraging for continious practise, especially for our children and generation yet unborn to know their […]

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Why Great Benin Origins And All Africans Must Celebrate Iden’s Day 14 Of Febuary

WHY GREAT BENIN ORIGINS AND ALL AFRICANS MUST CELEBRATE IDEN’S DAY 14 OF FEBUARY By Uwagboe Ogieva 14th Febuary 2019.   Queen Iden was a heroines from Great Benin Empire. She gave her life as a sacrifice to save the Kingdom and depopulation of the Great Benin people during the reign of Oba (King) Ewuakpe. […]

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IDEN – Heroines Of Ancient Benin Kingdom

Heroines Of Ancient Benin Kingdom The daunting contributions and sacrifices made by some outstanding women, men, leaders and warlords make Benin Empire rose to the height of its glory. Most of them laid down their lives for the advancement of our great kingdom. Queen Iden Queen Iden was the faithful and beloved wife of Oba […]

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Protected: PROPOSAL FOR GBO CONTINIOUS TRAFFIC CONTROL PROJECT

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GBO Worldwide Commences First Community Service In Benin City (GBO-ECTS-STUDENTS Traffic Control) 11th Febuary 2019

GBO WORLDWIDE COMMENCES FIRST COMMUNITY SERVICE IN BENIN CITY (GBO-ECTS-STUDENTS TRAFFIC CONTROL) 11TH FEBUARY 2019 By Uwagboe Ogieva 11/02/2019   Great Benin Origins in Diaspora Organisation popularly referred to as [G.B.O] has launched its community service project, which is one of a kind inter city transport traffic order control in Benin City on monday 11th […]

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GBO worldwide membership registration is ongoing!

GBO worldwide wish to announce that registration of members is ongoing. Subscribers are hereby encouraged to register and obtain the organisation Id card whose production will start soon. We apologize to those who have registered and paid their idcard fee but have not recieved their card. This was as a result of some logistics breakdown […]

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Protected: Minutes Of Lagos Branch Meeting Held On The 2nd February, 2019

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SUPPORT GBO ASSISTED TRAFIC ORDER CONTROL TO SAVE LIFE

SUPPORT GBO ASSISTED TRAFIC ORDER CONTROL TO SAVE LIFE   Nigeria has 21.6% of mortality rate caused by road traffic injury and accident as published by world bank in their official website. World health organisation have also published similar statistics pointing menace of trafic order and control through out the country. Beside, Lagos, Kanu, Port […]

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Protected: GBO Nigeria General Meeting held on Sunday 3rd February 2019 at Benin City

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Protected: GBO Forward Looking Strategy By Dr Charles Omorodion

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GBO PUBLIC STATEMENT ON RECENT RIDICULING OF GREAT BENIN CULTURE AND TRADITION

  GREAT BENIN ORIGINS WORLDWIDE. PUBLIC STATEMENT   The attention of Great Benin Origins [GBO], a socio cultural organisation involved in the promotion of great Benin traditions and cultural heritage has be drawn to the use of the semblance of the Benin Royal costumes by YEMI Alade in her recent music video. This costume is […]

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GBO Nigeria Meeting 20th Of January 2019

GBO Nigeria Meeting   at No. 16 Jemide Avenue, off Giwa Amu street (beside CGMi Miracle Centre), off Airport Road, Benin City on Sunday 20th January 2019  at 2:00pm. Minute of Meeting of GBO Nigeria held on Sunday 20th day of January 2019 at Benin City, Nigeria. The meeting started at about 2:45pm with opening prayer led […]

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WHY GBO ORGANISATION PREFERENCE MUST BE LAND AND A STRUCTURAL BASE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE CONVINIENT.

  GBO ORGANISATION NEEDS A STRUCTURAL ADMINISTRATIVE BASE By Uwagboe Ogieva 20th Of January, 2019.   Land is the basis of all wealth. All human, socio-cultural and economic developments needs a base or operational building.   GBO as a registered and fast growing organisation, should have a base or location for contact from where all […]

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GBO LAGOS Inaugural Meeting 19th January 2019

GBO Inaugural Meeting 19th January 2019 *Minutes of Lagos Branch inaugural meeting held in Lagos on the 19th January, 2019.* The meeting started at about 1:30pm, with opening prayer by Chief Eromosele and breaking of kolanut by Mr Paul Unuigbe.After individual introduction of the members present. The coordinator Mr Eghosa Omogiate gave a speech outlining […]

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Protected: NIGERIA EXCO MEETING HELD ON SUNDAY 13TH JANUARY, 2019

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Great Benin Origins Wish Everyone A Happy New Year

Great Benin Origins Wish Everyone A Happy New Year —————————————– SPECIAL THANKS TO OHEN OSA OF HOLY ARUOSA CATHEDRAL   We, the President, Executive Council and all members of Great Benin Origins, extend our sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Ohen Osa of Holy Aruosa Cathedral, Harrison Okao, for the recognition during the thanksgiving service […]

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Igue Festival Celebration

IGUE is not fetish… 🌿🙏🏾🌿 THE ORIGIN OF IGUE FESTIVAL: In Ẹdo land, the Ẹdo speaking people (Binis) have a very popular annual festival called IGUẸ FESTIVAL which comes up at the late part of December.   This festival has a very clear origin. During the reign of Ọba Ẹwuare I about 1440 AD, there […]

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Thanks To All GBO Members At Holy Aruosa 30th Of December 2018

My elders, ladies and gentlemen, I greet you all. Today’s event was of enormous enthusiasm and colourfull as witnessed from the back ground. I register my thanks and gratitude to all our dear GBO representatives at the Holy Aruosa today where our respected chief priest, Okao, the ohẹn of Aruosa cathederal presided over the end […]

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The Meaning of IGUE Festival and EWERE LEAVES

  A photo of CHIEF IHAMA of Ihogbe bringing EWERE LEAVES to the Oba, Oba’s Palace, Benin City, Nigeria. December 1981.   The Ewere Festival occurs at the end of December, when the entire population takes part to bring in the New Year with joyful anticipation. Among the Edo, the roots, bark, sap, or leaves […]

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GBO Celebrate Edo Fest 2018

Great Benin Origins Worldwide Organisation Celebrate Edo Fest 2018. Kingsquare, Ringroad, Benin City. Edo State   GREAT BENIN ORIGINS ORGANISATION IN COLABORATION AND SPONSORSHIP OF EDO FEST 2018 By Uwagboe Ogieva 22nd December, 2018   As part of yearly celebration of Edo people’s igue festival celebration usually held at every year end , The commisioner […]

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Visit of Oba of Benin to Ife which our Yoruba brothers misconstrued

CLARIFICATION on the visit of Oba of Benin to Ife which our Yoruba brothers misconstrued as a supremacy visit. Ooni of Ife is a priest in charge of Oduduwa’s shrine not a king. Ooni of Ife was selected and chosen to become Ooni of Ife whose father is still alive, he was elected to that […]

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Africans need a sound education and training system not Religion

“Africans need a sound education and training system that would make them to think, create, criticise debate, invent, and innovate freely. As Francis Bacon said, knowledge is power. Africans need an educational programme that empowers them to discover, express and actualise their potential. Africa needs freedom. And this includes free mind, free society, free speech, […]

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MEMORABLE QUOTATIONS BY GREAT BENIN ORIGINS

MEMORABLE QUOTATIONS BY GREAT BENIN ORIGINS 13TH DECEMBER 2018   “Let’s connect yesterday with today to create a tomorrow that we can live in” – Nosa Idehen “The invaluable essentialities of our almost extinct heritage past ought to be revived with sensibly logical modern practices of the present to actually revolutionize our damp conscience from […]

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A Rare 16th Century Description of the Advanced Economy of Ancient Benin

A Rare 16th Century Description of the Advanced Economy of Ancient Benin   The Benin Kingdom was one of most developed states in Africa in ancient times until it was annexed by the British Empire in 1897. Founded around 1180 C.E, the people of Benin Kingdom built an advanced society and city so advanced that European […]

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FEW TIPS HOW GBO CAN GET INTO MEDIA BUSINESS

  As the CEO of Otedo.com, web and app expert of about more than 15years experience in media business, I think professional web and app experts with good tele/online marketing and networking have taken over the media business. The future media seems to be driving that dirrection too. Most magazine companies in the west are […]

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Need To Revive Our Indegenious Culture And Tradition 

Need To Revive Our Indegenious Culture And Tradition By AGBONZE AUGUSTA According to the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, culture is refered to as the way of life of a people. The custom and beliefs, arts, way of life and social organisation of a particular country or group. It is the beliefs and attitude about something […]

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The minutes of meeting held at GBO temporary office on Saturday 8th December 2018

The meeting started @ about 11am. There was an opening prayer by breaking of kola nuts done by Barr Famous Osawaru, the drinks for libation was poured by Mr Lucky Aghahowa.   Attendance. 1 Nicholas Ogieva.. CD GBO Nigeria 2 Derby Ohonbamu … financial sec. GBO Worldwide 3 Aghahowa Nekpen… welfare officer GBO Nigeria 4 […]

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Exploring Edo Economic Concept And Industrialization

Exploring Edo Economic Concept And Industrialization   Edo land is rich in natural, mineral and human resources. The basis of her economy is farming, with the main food crops being yams, cassava, plantains, and cocoyams, as well as beans, rice, okra, peppers, and gourds. Oil palms are cultivated for wine production and kola trees for […]

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GREAT BENIN ORIGINS ORGANISATION IS ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING DIASPORA ORGANISATION

*15th March 2018* Great Benin Origins Organisation since commencement 15th march 2018 have been growing fast and numerous in number. The positive impact is as a result of their internet networking, professional use of socio medias, qualified executives and democratic sense of administration that have engineered the increase in participation and sponsorship.     Forum of […]

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WORDS OF ELDERS

WORDS OF ELDERS 1. “Beware of the naked person who offers you clothes! 2. “When one’s goat get missing, the aroma of a neighbor’s soup get suspicious”. 3. “The future belongs to the Risk takers, Not the Comfort seekers!” 4. “A deaf husband and a blind wife are always a happy couple!” 5. “The first […]

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ENGR. AGHADIAYE AYO APPRECIATION SPEECH ON HIS SUCCESS AS THE VICE PRESIDENT OF GBO WORLD- WIDE

ENGR. AGHADIAYE AYO APPRECIATION SPEECH ON HIS SUCCESS AS THE VICE PRESIDENT OF GBO WORLD- WIDE The entire members of the executive council I greet you all First, I thank you all for your overwhelming love showed me today. I thank you, I thank, I thank you all. When a journey starts, it is usually […]

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GREAT BENIN ORIGINS WORLDWIDE GLADLY INTRODUCE HER NEW PRESIDENT

GREAT BENIN ORIGINS WORLDWIDE GLADLY INTRODUCE HER NEW PRESIDENT. Madam Meg Okao, an entrepreneur, mother, wife, board member and passionate believer of Great Benin Origins Organisation worldwide, have been officially declared president of GBO organisation worldwide on the 3rd of December, 2018. Madam Meg Okao is a foundation member and dedicated Edo lady who have […]

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Presidential Speech Presented By Madam Meg Okao

Presidential Speech Presented By Madam Meg Okao, Of Forum Of Great Benin Origins Worldwide. 4th Of December 2018. The Executive Council of Great Benin Origins, the entire members of GBO Worldwide, distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, it is with profound gratitude I Mrs. Meg Okao the President of Great Benin Origins Worldwide express my sincere thanks […]

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Libelous Post Are Not Allowed On GBO Forums

Libelous Post Are Not Allowed On GBO Forums   1. GBO is a well structured organisation that is driven by the Constitution, the executive Council and GBO code of conduct (COC). These three drivers regulate all GBO forums so that it is not hijacked and turned into a motor park where everything and anything goes. […]

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GBO Featuring At Holy Aruosa Cathedral Benin City 2nd Of December 2018

GBO Featuring At Holy Aruosa Cathedral Benin City 2nd Of December 2018 By Uwagboe Ogieva 3rd of December 2018   The Holy Aruosa Cathedral celebrated yet another thanksgiving service on 2nd of December 2018 at No. 27 Akpakpava Rd, by Igbesamwan, Benin City. This events saw a colourful presentations and exhibitions of traditional sermons, praise […]

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GBO Featuring At Edo State Polytechnic Usen

Saturday, 1st of December 2018 was a memorable day at Edo State Polytechnic Usen with GBO correspondence and sponsorship convocation that featured many dígnitories far and near including the Commissioner for Education and Governor Nogheghase Obaseki. GBO is fast becoming a promising organisation affecting lives and promoting excelence We are because you cares. Oba gha […]

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Declaration of interest for GBO presidency by Madam Meg Okao 2nd of November 2018

The Executive Council And Members Of Great Benin Origins,   I greet you all from the bottom of my heart. In the course of movement in this noble organisation GBO, we have worked together to tensure that the bonds that binds us never looses its grip. That is the reason our motto is founded on […]

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SPECIAL ANNOUCEMENT TO INTERESTED GBO MEMBERS WILLING TO SERVER IN GBO EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (EC)

*From GBO Admin*🔊 SPECIAL ANNOUCEMENT TO INTERESTED GBO MEMBERS WILLING TO SERVER IN GBO EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (EC) GBO Worldwide organisation here by bring to the notice of members and subscribers that the following positions are vacant in GBO executive council VACANT OFFICIES IN GBO CONSTITUTION 1. Welfare officer 2. Freelance Writers and article writers for […]

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WHAT IS THE MAIN VISION OF GBO?

1.WHAT IS THE MAIN VISION OF GBO? [CULTURAL REVIVAL, HUMAN AND PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT] Unite all Idu ancestries in Diaspora to create chat rooms, socio medias for conversations, discussions, ideals and sharing of concerns on issues that affect Edoid cultural and socio-economic well being as well as taking actions collectively to effect a change where and […]

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GBO ORGANISATION IS BUILD ON LEGACY OF THE GREAT BENIN CIVILIZATION

GREAT BENIN ORIGINS ORGANISATION IS BUILD ON THE LEGACY OF THE GREAT BENIN CIVILIZATION The success of Great Benin society was due in part to their belief that the survival of one of their family member is a collective responsibility of every one else in the society. They looked out for the welfare of the […]

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Join Great Benin Origins Diaspora Organisation Whatsapp Group

Join Great Benin Origins Diaspora Organisation . Register Now at www.greatbeninorigins.com CLICK ON THIS LINK TO JOIN GBO WORLDWIDE WHATSAPP GROUP – https://chat.whatsapp.com/LEKLhyHr1XULiE1J9N2IE3  YOU ARE WELCOME TO THE HAPPY FAMILY

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EDO, YORUBA-IFE SUPREMACY ISSUES

EDO, YORUBA-IFE SUPREMACY ISSUES Very often life is not about what we used to be but what we are right now and what we are likely to be in the future. Roman Empire once ruled the world, taken over by the Great Britain and now, America is the big thing in world supremacy; may be […]

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IDUGIE (Idudje) THE ROYAL DANCE OF OWA – Ika People

IDUGIE (Idudje) THE ROYAL DANCE OF OWA(ika people). The Idugie dance is the royal dance of kings and chiefs in owa kingdom, in Ika North east local Government of Delta state. It is usually done towards the end of the yearly igue and ibiewere festivals in OWA kingdom. The chiefs usually file out according to […]

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How The Benin Empire And Civilization was Structured and Organised

The success of Idu society may have been due in part to their belief that the sin of one of them affects the fortunes of every one else in the society. Every member of the society pays for Emose’s greed and must attempt to atone for it and cleanse it by working together with others […]

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Great Benin Social Structure

Benin Social Structure Though debateable, some literature term Benin as the cradle of civilization and that every other kingdom in its vicinity emerged from it. They also points to the origin of the benin’s being immigrants from multiple regions. These immigrants who came in from Nupe, Sudan and Egypt and settled in the Benin kingdom […]

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GBO WOMEN SET TO LEAD THE AFRICAN REVOLUTION AND DEVELOPMENT

Press Release: GBO WOMEN SET TO LEAD THE AFRICAN REVOLUTION AND DEVELOPMENT GBO have made history once again to be one of the first Edo worldwide diaspora organization to have put forth Great Benin Queens, princesses and women of integrity for leadership. An example every Africa institution must emulate to open the African world to […]

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IGUE – AFRICAN FESTIVAL HISTORY AND CULTURE

IGUE – AFRICAN FESTIVAL by Ademola Iyi-eweka, Ph.D e-mail : aiyiewek@facstaff.wisc.edu The Christians have CHRISTMAS, the Muslims have the FEAST OF RAMADAN, the Jews have the HANUKKAH, the African-American have the KWANZAA and the Edos have the IGUE FESTIVAL. If African-American can invent and contrived a festival called Kwanzaa, it will be sad day were the […]

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Great Benin Origins Festival And Igue Edo

GREAT BENIN ORIGINS has a very rich tradition of festivals and masquerades through which the people either appease the various gods and goddesses, purification of both the land and individual celebrant,initiate men or women into age-grades or as a traditional get-together. More than one hundred major festivals are celebrated in the state between September and […]

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Edo-African Food Culture – Jollof Rice

MOST of the foods that are prepared in native way are very nutritious and healthy. By eating them we can stay physically fit, feel better, and prevent many illnesses. There are many healthy and nutritious foods that are prepared in native or local way and native jollof rice is one of them. Native jollof rice […]

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Protected: COMMUNIQUE ON GBO STATE OF AFFAIRS AND ENGR ISAAC IGBINOSUN RESIGNATION AS GBO PRESIDENT

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Protected: Vote To Suspend Eki Okundaye in EC

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The Monarch Of Our Time By Victor Osazuwa

The Monarch of our Time. The roaring lion whose song sends quiver down the spines of hearers, The leopard of the homestead that prances like lightning and strike as thunderbolt. Wiser than wisdom in the abode of indecision to dole truth and justice on igodomigodo, His luminance outsmart the brightest sun; with glimmering mild sparkles […]

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Protected: RESOLUTION OF 5 MAN COMMITTEE AND ORDER OF VOTING IN THE EC

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Resolution Of Five Man Commitee

GREAT BENIN ORIGINS, GBO 5 MAN COMMITTEE’S REPORT The Executive Committee Great Benin Origins, GBO September 30, 2018 It is with utmost pleasure we present a breakdown of our exhaustive inquiry into the terms of reference below, submitted to this honorable 5 man high powered committee to peruse. Moreover, we have extensively done critical justice […]

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NUMBER OFTRUSTEES – IRISH REGISTRATION LAW 1893

NUMBER OFTRUSTEES Trustee Act 1893 There is generally no requirement under the Trustee Act 1893 as to the minimum number of trustees7 and one trustee will suffice except where legislation provides otherwise,8 although for practical reasons, it is desirable to have two or more. There is no upper limit on the number of trustees who […]

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LET HRH THE OBI OF ABOH MOVE & ACT FOR THE BENEFIT OF HIS KINGDOM & PEOPLE

When in 2017 I openly expressed my worries about the complacent composure and hibernation mode HRH the Obi of Aboh placed himself for so many years, you’ll find that it is a great disservice to Ndokwa in general and Aboh Kingdom in particular. The history of Aboh under HRH Obi Ossai in the ancient times […]

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Oba Ewuare II, Oba of Benin, has accepted to collaborate with British Museum

Oba Ewuare II His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, Oba of Benin, has accepted to collaborate with British Museum to develop a world-class museum that would accommodate the return of stolen artefact from Benin Kingdom in his palace. The Benin Monarch who spoke during the visit of Hartwig Fischer, Director, British […]

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HOW GBO COULD PARTICIPATE IN IGUE FESTIVAL

HOW GBO COULD PARTICIPATE IN IGUE FESTIVAL. Economic Utility of IGUE: African Festival in Benin By Uwagboe Ogieva Amongst festivals celebrated over the globe today, Igue festival is up-to- date with significant monument of the past historical facts of the Benin Empire before the coming of the Europeans (missionaries) into Benin. It is coined in […]

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GBO SECONDARY SCHOOL CULTURAL COMPETITION 2019

GBO SECONDARY SCHOOL CULTURAL COMPETITION 2019   GBO is having secondary school Edo culture, language and history competition by Febuary 14th 2019. Venue Oba Akenzua ll Cultural Center. GBO Nigeria executives are organising committee members while GBO worldwide support in logistics and sponsorship. All participant to pay 500 naira to enroll and fill GBO form […]

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GBO SITE SELECTION GUIDELINES BY ENGINEER AGHADIAYE AYO DIRECTOR OF PROJECTS GBO

  The president, and other fellow GBO family members, Good day.   Recall that the feasibility of the water project has been on for some time. Feasibility cannot be concluded in a partial format. A feasibility report is released based on holistic incorporation of the features of a feasibility study, of which the cost of […]

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EDOID PEOPLE’S ARE NOT BIAFRANS

By Chuks Agbotaen. Ika is definitely not Igbo and it can never be, and that is why her citizens reject being Igbo or going near Igbo with a long pole, language is not the only criteria for knowing where a person or tribe come from and as for language our language now is called Ika […]

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Egiaru Syndrome: A Destructive Drawback On The Socio-Political And Economic Development Of The Benin Nation

EGIARU SYNDROME: A DESTRUCTIVE DRAWBACK ON THE SOCIO-POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE BENIN NATION: DECONSTRUCTING THE CANKERWORM – BEING A POSITION PAPER DELIVERED BY ESEOSA EWERE AT THE NATIONAL UNION OF BENIN STUDENTS (NUBS) UNIBEN/UBTH UGIE EDO SEMIMAR, FRIDAY 17TH AUGUST, 2018, BANQUET HALL, UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY Ivbiedo N’Uzomo I am honoured […]

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GBO PRESS UPDATE 19TH AUGUST, 2018.

FROM ADMIN PRESS UPDATE 19TH AUGUST, 2018. GBO worldwide organisation sincerely appreciate all members and executives council who have been working tirelessly to making sure this great organisation grow with great enthusiasm and landmark achievement since 15th of march 2018. 1. GBO recorded yet new members and excos on 4th of August 2018 at the […]

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HOW LIFE TAUGHT ME TODAY THAT HUMILITY IS A GREAT VIRTUE

*HOW LIFE TAUGHT ME TODAY THAT HUMILITY IS A GREAT VIRTUE.* My name is Uwagboe Ogieva. I met this multi billionaire today, 8th of August 2018 about 13:30 pm. He is the Ex president of Catalunya, who was president for 23 years. He is richer than so many African billionaires and presidents. His name is […]

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Inaugural Speech by Engr. Isaac Igbinosun President of Great Benin Origins worldwide (GBO) at the First Meeting in Benin City Nigeria on Saturday August 4th 2018

Inaugural Speech by Engr. Isaac Igbinosun President of Great Benin Origins worldwide (GBO) at the First Meeting in Benin City Nigeria on Saturday August 4th 2018 .   Our Royal father, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Ewuare ll Your excellencies, honourable commissioners here present, Distinguished guests members of Great Benin Origins Worldwide, Ladies and […]

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PHILOSOPHYCAL ASPECT OF AFRICAN CULTURE: Edo Culture in Perspective 

PHILOSOPHYCAL ASPECT OF AFRICAN CULTURE: Edo Culture in Perspective This final section of the lecture deals with the more intractable and abstractelements in Edo culture namely: the elements of philosophy and metaphysics.If, as we are constantly reminded, philosophy is the pursuit of wisdom, then philosophising will be the practical expression of whatever wisdom may be […]

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GBO RULES OF FORMATION AND COORDINATION AS PER LANGUAGE OF COMMUNICATION

GBO Allows Edo English Esan And other Edoid Dialect. An agreement was reached that anyone or member of this great organization are free to express themselves in the best language they can we all can understand. Everyone is free to use the language that best express their opinion. From pigin English, Edo, Esan or any […]

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WHY ALL NEGATIVE PROPHESY WILL FAIL IN GBO ORGANISATION

By Uwagboe Ogieva 31/ 07/2018   IDEALS, MONEY and TECHNICAL KNOWHOW NOT PRAYERS.   “Ideas rule the world. An idea has brought us all together here today. Not only is one generation ruled by ideas from the preceding generation, but some ideas rule for centuries, and some even for millennia. Ideas rule the world; and […]

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We are here to inject New postive BLOOD into our people

GREAT BENIN ORIGIN(GBO )… We are here to inject New postive BLOOD into our people… We are here to BUILD better LIFE for our people… We are here to come up with positive IDEAS… We are here to unite all IDU CHILDREN…. We are here to make BENIN a safe and comfortable place to leave… […]

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Testimony of how GBO touched his life.

GBO touched his life: Testimony of how GBO touched his life. Yesterday GBO Nigeria executives were at the GBO Secretariat km12 sapele road to put finishing touch to the office before the grand opening day!!! We stopped by at the paint depot to get paint and request for a painter, a man was recommended to […]

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INDOOR MEETING OF SOME NIGERIA MEMBERS WITH GBO PRESIDENT 27 July 2018

INDOOR MEETING OF SOME NIGERIA MEMBERS WITH GBO PRESIDENT 27 July 2018 Our first indoor meeting with the GBO president today was a great success with eleven (11) members in attendance were the following was discussed: 1. Preparation for the first General meeting coming up 4th of August, 2018 in Nigeria and the opening of […]

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Donate To GBO Meeting In Nigeria

FROM GBO ADMIN :   GBO is on it again to congregate first meeting in Nigeria Date: 4th of August 2018 Delegates from diaspora will be attending the meeting.   Part of the activities are Opening of GBO Nigeria secretariat, Visitation of the oba of Benin Inauguration of GBO Nigeria executive. Adoption of Belgium conference […]

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ProjectEdo GBO TOWNHALL MEETING WITH OBASEKI

#ProjectEdo GBO TOWNHALL MEETING WITH OBASEKI IN BRUSSELS , BELGIUM 12TH OF JULY 2018   Human Trafficking: Obaseki advocates skills-based migration at Diaspora Town Hall meeting, as group lauds his achievements   The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that Edo indigenes migrating to other parts of the world stand a better chance […]

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Special Thanks By The President Of GBO Organization Worldwide

Special Thanks By The President Of GBO Organization Worldwide I Engr. Isaac Igbinosun, The President of Great Benin Origins Worldwidw (GBO), on behalf of the Executive council of Great Benin Origins would like to express my profound gratitude and admiration to the members of our esteemed organization for the most wonderful reception accorded His Excellency […]

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GBO OPEN LETTER TO EDO STATE GOVERNMENT 12th Of JULY 2018

  LETTER TO THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF EDO STATE PRESENTED BY ENGR. ISAAC IGBINOSUN ON 12TH OF JULY 2018     Your Excellency, Mr Godwin N Obaseki, The executive governor of Edo State. It is my pleasure to welcome you to this town hall meeting held today in Brussels, Belgium, this 12th day of July. […]

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GBO Tourism And Travels Investment.

Edo is a land of rich culture and history. Its time to showcase this rich culture to the world. Since we dont have much tourist sites we shall showcase our igue festival. Jingle will be made both audio and video that will showcase the cultural heritage of the Benin nation. This video will be played […]

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PREVENTION OF OPIOID ADDICTION AMONG IDU DESCENDANTS

GREAT BENIN ORIGINS CONVENTION PAPER PRESENTATION ON THE PREVENTION OF OPIOID ADDICTION AMONG IGODOMIGODO/IDU DESCENDANTS WHAT ARE OPIODS? According to the WHO (World Health Organization), “opioids are psychoactive substances derived from the opium poppy, or their synthetic analogues” Examples of these synthetic analogues are tramadol, morphine, oxycodone, heroin and methadone. Opioids are described as psychoactive, […]

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GBO MEDICAL MISSION

GBO medical missions shall be a non-profit making venture. It shall be established to better the health of indigent citizens in our communities in the Edo nations. GBO medical missions shall ensure high quality medications and adequate follow-up on some cases when necessary. GBO medical missions shall provide men and materials (Drugs, equipment etc) to […]

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The Walls of Benin are the largest man made structure in the world

Walls of Benin From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Walls of Benin was a combination of ramparts and moats, called Iya, used as a defense of the capital Benin City in present-day Edo State of Nigeria. It was considered the largest man-made structure lengthwise, second only to the Great Wall of China and the largest […]

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HOW CAN GBO MAXIMISE EDO CULTURE AND TRADITION?

Opinions:By Duke Wellington “A culture that does evolve with time and civilization will never improve and remain stagnant. Every culture changes with time. changes that is always lead by the younger generation. In my opinion this is what the Edo culture lacks the most. For example for generations we’ve been experts in bronze casting and […]

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BENIN IS NOT CLAIMING THEM,THEY ARE THE ONES RIGHTLY CLAIMING THE LAND OF THEIR ANCESTORS

Oba of Lagos said he is a Benin man, Obi of Onitsha said he is a Benin man, Osemawe of Ondo said he is a Benin man, Eze of Oguta said he is a Benin man, Eze of Enugu Ezike said he is a Benin man, Olu of warri said he is a Benin man, […]

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Code Of Conduct

FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER: GBO CODES OF CONDUCT COC 1. Do not copy and past any information that are not connected or promote the good image of GBO COC 2. Do not post any religious or prayer items on the GBO website, Whatsapp or other approved forum of GBO COC 3. Posting of […]

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How The Benin Empire And Civilization was Structured and Organised

By Naiwu Osahon The success of Idu society may have been due in part to their belief that the sin of one of them affects the fortunes of every one else in the society. Every member of the society pays for Emose’s greed and must attempt to atone for it and cleanse it by working […]

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WELCOME ADDRESS BY ENGR. ISAAC A. IGBINOSUN

WELCOME ADDRESS BY ENGR. ISAAC A. IGBINOSUN, PRESIDENT OF GBO WORLDWIDE AT THE 2018 GBO WORLDWIDE CONFERENCE, ANTWERPEN BELGIUM, 9TH JUNE 2018. Good morning Honoured Guests, Executives of Great Benin Origins Worldwide, Ladies and gentlemen. It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the official launching of the Great Benin Origins Worldwide. I would […]

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RESOLUTIONS AT THE GBO BELGIUM CONFERENCE HELD IN ANTWERP BELGIUM ON THE 9TH OF JUNE 2018

All elected executive council members who by one reason or the other could not make the Belgium conference are expected to show full commitment to GBO activities and responsibilities under their leadership. They are advised to attend subsequent GBO conference in other to officially receive their certificate of elected officies ITALY was accepted as the […]

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History Of Great Benin Origins Organisation

Great Benin Origins organization was conceived as an idea on the 15th of March  2018 by Uwagboe Ogieva. Which started as a pan Edoid whatsapp forum, The Edoid whatsapp forum was created to unify all Great Benin descendants both home and in the diaspora to collectively discuss ideas on cultural and economic emancipation of the […]

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GBO 2018 WORLD CONFERENCE BEAM SUCCESS IN DIASPORA – BELGIUM!

GBO 2018 WORLD CONFERENCE BEAM SUCCESS IN DIASPORA – BELGIUM! With chants and echoes of “Unity, Strength & Love of Igodomigodo Decendants” as ‘motto’ for the ‘Great Benin Organisation: GBO’ World Conference, the culturally charged, colourful atmosphere; in the presence of about one hundred and sixty five internationally gathered people in Antwerp, Belgium on Saturday […]

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Great Edo Renaissance

Edo people´s renaissance By J.O.S Ayomike   THE Benin Empire as described by Prof. Philip Igbafe in his Benin Under British administration represented “the unwieldy but fluid empire which was made up of a loose conglomeration of various people’s covering from most of present-day Delta and Edo States to Lagos and beyond. In fact, on […]

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HOW BENINS WORSHIP GOD TRADITIONALLY

By Edocated. Departed ancestors and “the Head” are worshipped in Benin Kingdom, just as the Benin people believe in the concept of the guardian spirit. The departed ancestors may be parents, heroes, heroines, chiefs or Obas. The belief within the Benin cosmos is that the departed ancestors are still living members of the extended family. […]

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Program For GBO Belgium Conference 2018

Program For GBO Belgium Conference 2018    

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253 teachers to teach Benin language, history – Obaseki

Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government has completed the training of 253 teachers, who will be deployed to teach Benin culture, language and history in secondary schools and selected primary schools across the state. Obaseki disclosed this at the weekend during the presentation of a book titled: “Ogiamien And […]

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Great Benin And Ancient Egyptian Civilization

Before 8000 BC, ancient Egypt ( today’s Egypt,Ethiopia,Yemen,Eritrea,Kenya and Nubia ( Sudan) was an uncontaminated Black( negro) race known as Hyksos’ habitation,until the Berber King- Aemeh 1,chase the Osirean dynasty and started the persecution of the negros particularly those of them who have royal blood. The principality of Abyssinia became a safe haven for the […]

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Celabrating Edo People

Celebrating our African historical personalities,discoveries, achievements and eras as proud people with rich culture, traditions and enlightenment spanning many years. EDO PEOPLE: AFRICA`S MOST POPULAR AND ARTISTIC PEOPLE FROM NIGERIA THAT BUILT THE PRE=COLONIAL ANCIENT AND POWERFUL BENIN KINGDOM “Ahianmwen gue oto ru eghian; ona ya tin yaen Ulelefe. Ughemwin ghee oto ‘ye ye!” (A bird […]

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Edo North Are Brother To Benin – CROWN PRINCE KUOBOYUWA

CROWN PRINCE KUOBOYUWA;THE FIRST EDAIKEN THE HISTORIANS WANT US TO FORGET By Ojealaro Friday Oba Ewuare the great had five sons namely, Prince Kuoboyuwa the first born,Prince Ezuwarha the second born,Prince Ezoti the third born,Prince Olua the fourth born and Prince Okpame the fifth born. Prince Kuoboyuwa and Prince Ezuwarha have the same mother. Olua […]

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The Great Idu Family

  What is today known as Edo or Benin City was originally known as Idu. It started out with one man who sired the human race. His family initially grew into groups of small farm settlements linked with footpaths. Over time, the settlements grew bigger, turning into villages and towns hundreds and perhaps thousands of […]

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OBA OF BENIN HEAD OF THE BENIN EMPIRE OWNS WESTERN, SOUTHERN AND EASTERN MODERN DAY NIGERIA

– Oba Akiolu of Lagos The dust has finally settled after years of controversies and heated arguments who the real owners of present day Lagos are, the whole of Western Nigeria and the East of the Niger down to the Nigerian south Atlantic Coast. The Oba of Lagos, His Royal Highness, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, has […]

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Edo Origin Of Onitsha

BY UGONABO ONWA AMENE ESQ. AN ATTORNEY WHO PRACTICES MOSTLY IN THE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF TRADE Our history as a people should neither be a mystery nor a guess work. It must be written by us for us based on our knowledge of what was, what is and what will forever be as children of […]

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Urhobo People and language from Benin

The history of the Urhobo generally began from an Edo territory, the ancient Benin Empire around where the ancient town of Udo and Benin City are currently located

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Ika, Anioma, Agbor, Igbanke Roots From The Benin Kingdom

The second wave of migration to Umunede probably took place under Oba Ewuare The Great (1440-1485)

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“OBA” Is Origin Edo

It is a historical fact that the Iyase title, created by Oba Ewedo, was elevated as head and leader of the commoners (Okao Ovienoba).

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