Benin artifacts

Why Germany is returning 1,130 stolen Benin artefacts back to Nigeria

Germany has setup modalities to return 1,130 Benin artifacts stolen from the ancient kingdom to Nigeria from the beginning of 2022. German Minister of State for Culture, Prof. Moniker Grutters stated this during a high-level meeting with Nigerian government officials including the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki and …

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Benin monarchy, government fight over who should take custody of 1,130 stolen artefacts to be returned from Germany

The Paramount ruler of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has kicked against the decision of the Edo state government to take custody of the 1,130 stolen Benin artefacts that are in the process of being repatriated from Germany. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki and the other top government …

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