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Sunday, November 28, 2021

The Radiance of a King

A new era dawns in the oil-rich Iwerre (Warri) Kingdom in Delta State as a young, vibrant and popular monarch mounts the exalted throne of his forefathers On Saturday 21 August, the ancient town of...


…Where art meets commerce   With archaeological sites and bronze artifacts dating as far back as the 9th Century AD and a National Museum, Igbo-Ukwu, a town in Anambra State is indeed a refuge of sorts...

Looted Benin Artefacts

Real Reasons Why the Oba of Benin Wants Them Returned to The Palace The great-grandson of Philip Walker, a captain of the British Royal forces which invaded the Benin Kingdom in 1897, visited then reigning...

From Germany to Namibia

A Reparation of Sorts   For the first time, Germany formally accepts it committed genocide in Namibia during its colonial occupation, with Berlin promising financial support worth more than one billion euros to aid projects...

Stolen Benin Artefacts

…. A tortious journey to restitution After a lull, efforts to return some of the priceless artefacts looted from the ancient Benin Kingdom by European invaders is picking up momentum as governments of countries where...

Eleven Years After, an Amayanabo for Bille

Saturday, April 3, 2021ushered in a new era in the ancient Bille Kingdom, in Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State as a 58-year-old Chartered Accountant, Igbikingeri Ngowari Cornelius Herbert mounted the exalted throne...