Oba of Benin and his wives

Benin kingdom or empire is currently a traditional kingdom located in Nigeria. It is mainly inhabited by the Edo people and has existed since the precolonial days being referred in history as one of the most powerful empires in West Africa. It is also famous for its bronze sculptures and artwork that shocked the colonialists... Continue Reading →

Queen Iyayota Ewuare of Benin, Nigeria

Queen Iyayota Ewuare celebrates her birthday today. She is the second wife of HM Oba (King) Ewuare ii of Benin kingdom, Nigeria. Benin kingdom is a precolonial kingdom or empire of the Edo ethnic people of Nigeria. Today it exists as a traditional entity but the king has immense influence on the people and Nigerian... Continue Reading →

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