Oba of Benin Kingdom || Benin Royal Family, Edo state, Nigeria

Benin kingdom or empire is currently a traditional kingdom located in Nigeria which has existed since 1189 to date, being one of the most advanced kingdoms in West Africa due to its massive bronze industry, bronze sculptures and artwork that shocked the colonialists on arriving in their kingdom. The British stole bronze artefacts from the... 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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