Bini


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Bini

(bəˈniː) or

Beni

n, pl -ni or -nis
(Peoples) other names for Edo

E•do

(ˈɛd oʊ, ˈeɪ doʊ)

n.
a former name of Tokyo.

E•do

(ˈɛd oʊ)

n., pl. E•dos, (esp. collectively) E•do.
1.
a. a member of an African people of S Nigeria, living in Benin City and adjacent areas to the W of the Yoruba peoples.
b. the Kwa language of this people.
2.
a. a member of any of a group of African peoples, including the Edo and related peoples to their northeast and southeast.
b. the group of Kwa languages spoken by these peoples.
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According to the people, the Ijaw communities in the Okomu Kingdom, in Ovia South Local government area of Edo State, have been victims of marginalisation by their Bini neighbors in the past saying the Ijaw people have been denied the right to rule themselves.
Led by Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya North Rift region chairman Sheikh Abubakar Bini, the leaders warned of heightened tensions or even violence across the Middle East following the decision.
German-born Bini Atkinson and Beverley Kendall, from Halifax, have worked alongside each other for the past 10 years and are the founders of the 1535 Group of artists and makers who meet up to share ideas and skills.
This paper examines the changing status of Bini women occasioned by the upsurge and endemic nature of the phenomenon of trafficking of women for the purpose of transactional sex.
Curacao Island professional property managers, Bon Bini Rentals, work with visitors to locate villas or other rentals to meet their individual needs.
But Lorenzo Bini Smaghi added that European authorities should work to find an agreement to soften the burden of paying for Seanie FitzPatrick's rogue bank.
The number two of the French treasury, Benoit Coeure, was nominated, on 24 November, as the country's candidate for the board of the European Central Bank (ECB), where he is likely to fill the post left vacant by the Italian Lorenzo Bini Smaghi - pressured to give up his seat to a French colleague.
France and Italy have put pressure on Lorenzo Bini Smaghi to give up his position as an ECB board member.
Berlusconi had indicated he might choose ECB Executive Board member Lorenzo Bini Smaghi for the post, which would open a seat on the ECB's decision-making board for a Frenchman.
Italy will stick to savings programme The euro zone's strategy for tackling Greece's debt crisis comes at a price and should remain an isolated case, ECB Executive Board member Lorenzo Bini Smaghi was cited as saying in a German paper.
The second Italian, Lorenzo Bini Smaghi - whose term ends in 2013 - was refusing to resign on the grounds that the ECB's independence would be threatened if he were to bow to political pressures.
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, a member of the European Central Bank Executive Board, today suggested that the ethical and farsighted use of European bank profits is lending.