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Ancient Rock Art Exhibition

Ancient Rock Art Exhibition

THE ANCIENT ROCK ART OF NIGERIA:A TRAVELING EXHIBITION LAGOS, CALABAR & ZARIA It was a delightful day on the 5th May, 2022. At National Museum Lagos, as National Commission For Museums and Monuments opened ” THE ANCIENT ROCK ART OF NIGERIA EXHIBITION. The...
Tarok Traditional Compound Foundation Laying at MOTNA

Tarok Traditional Compound Foundation Laying at MOTNA

The Director General Professor Aba Isa Tijani during his assumption of office as DG of the commission, had promised to vigorously pursue the emergence of an enviable museum system in Nigeria that will become the pride of African continent, and also to assist in...
Jos Museum Prepare Towards IMD

Jos Museum Prepare Towards IMD

In preparation for 2022 International Museum Day Celebration and inorder to ensure adequate security,the Curator of National Museum Jos Mr Fadamijo Omolayo led members of the festival committee to the office of the commissioner of police plateau state command Cp B...
Jos Museum Gallery Upgraded

Jos Museum Gallery Upgraded

The gallery of National Museum Jos was recently upgraded to wear a new look. The new exhibition with the themed: “TREASURES FROM EARLY CIVILIZATION” seeks to explore the traditional and rich cultural expressions of Nigerians. It equally explores a...
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...
600 Year Old Ife Terracotta Returns Home

600 Year Old Ife Terracotta Returns Home

The National Commission for Museums & Monuments has received a treasured repatriated Ife terracotta head from the Kingdom of Netherlands. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alh. Lai Mohamed took delivery of the artifact at a brief handing over event in his...
Benin Bronze Antiquities Imminent Homecoming Of  Peoples Pride

Benin Bronze Antiquities Imminent Homecoming Of  Peoples Pride

BENIN BRONZE ANTIQUITIES– IMMINENT HOMECOMING OF A PEOPLE’S PRIDE Preparations for the building of the Edo Museum of West African Art (EMOWAA) in Benin City, Nigeria are in full swing. The museum will show works of art from the former Kingdom of Benin, located...