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Stolen Bronze Finally Coming Home

Stolen Bronze Finally Coming Home

In the first institutional return of its kind, Jesus College is to return a Benin Bronze to Nigeria’s National Commission for Museums and Monuments on Wednesday 27 October. Delegates from the Commission and Benin will visit Jesus College for a ceremony to complete the...
Edo Gov Pledges Ready Support For Cultural Preservation

Edo Gov Pledges Ready Support For Cultural Preservation

The Executive Governor of Edo State, H.E Mr. Godwin Obaseki made this pledge while receiving an NCMM delegation, led by the Director-General – Prof. Abba Isa TIJANI in his Office at the Edo State Govt House in Benin. The Director-General who was on an official...
Efforts at Repatriation

Efforts at Repatriation

Since September 2020, The NCMM under the leadership of Prof. Abba Isa Tijani has approached many museums and institutions using different methods and has recorded success in most cases. The Netherlands in October 2020 returned a 600 years old Ife Terracotta. In March...