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    Hamburg museum says its Benin bronzes could return to Nigeria—but not yet – The Art Newspaper

    The Hamburg Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe (MKG) is confronting the uncomfortable history of three bronzes in its collection, which it says were unquestionably looted from the Kingdom of Benin, now part of Nigeria, by British troops in 1897. Since February, the objects have been the focus …...
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    Metro Why we must document Benin historical facts, culture —Esogban - vanguard news

    The Esogban of Benin Kingdom, Chief David Edebiri, has stressed the need for proper documentation of Benin history and culture so that people he described as mischievous, would not distort vital historical facts of the kingdom. Edebiri, who briefed newsmen, announced the launch of his book...
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    Metro Oba Ewuare Unleashes First Punishment, Arrests Family For Flouting Tradition

    For organizing the burial ceremony of their father, the family of Uhumwangho from Isi village in Uhunmwode local government area of Edo State has incurred the wrath of the new Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II. Before the coronation ceremonies of the new Oba, the palace had placed a ban on burial...
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    Metro Benin Monarch Coronation Begins, Committee Lists 4 Rules For Residents

    Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom and Ediaken of Uselu, HRH, (Amb) Eheneden Erediauwa, coronation programmes officially begins on October 8th, with a foot procession from the Uselu palace ground. Chairman, Coronation Planning Committee and Enogie of Evbuobanosa/Abudu, Prof Gregory Akenzua, at a...
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    Metro Benin: Prominent Men Go Bald For Late Oba Erediauwa – See Photos

    Prominent men are going bald in honour of the late Benin monarch, Oba Erediauwa. Foremost human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, was one of the first persons to comply with the custom of men shaving their heads in honour of the late Oba. According to Guardian, former attorney general of the state...