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Oba of Benin disagrees with Governor Obaseki over the return of looted artifacts , says artifacts not Edo govt’s property

The faceoff between the Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, and Governor Godwin Obaseki over the return to Benin of the looted artifacts from Europe deepened on Friday, with the first-class monarch raising the alarm over attempts to divert the destination/right of custody of the stolen cultural heritage.

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Prince Erediauwa crowned Oba Ewuare II

Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, the eldest son of immediate past Oba of Benin who was crowned as the 39th Oba of Benin Kingdom on Thursday morning but received his staff of office from Governor Adams Oshiomhole later in the day has chosen the name Ewuare II.

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