Germany considers returning Nigeria’s stolen artefacts

– – Germany has said that it is considering returning some artefacts stolen from Nigeria during the colonial era. The particular artefacts in question are the Benin bronzes looted from the Kingdom of Benin, in present day southern Nigeria. The artefacts are being held at Ethnological Museum in the German capital, Berlin. The Ethnological Museum has 530 historical objects from the kingdom, including 440 bronzes. The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation (SPK), which manages Berlin’s museums has said in a statement that at a meeting on March 24, 2021, the Board…

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