Tag: Benin Bronzes

1,130 looted Benin Bronzes expected from Germany belongs to FG — Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government will take possession of the 1,130 looted Benin bronzes being expected from Germany. Lai Mohammed who disclosed this on Saturday in Lagos at a news conference stated the move is in line with operative conventions and[Read More…]

Yusuf M Tuggar: Benin Bronzes and Restitution, the Journey thus far

Much has been written and said of late about the Benin Bronzes and Africa’s struggle for restitution of its stolen cultural properties in general. As one of the interlocutors who has helped to revitalise this longstanding issue that continues to trigger curiosity and capture public attention, I feel obliged to[Read More…]