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Nigeria -- Social life and customs

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View Resource Urhobo Historical Society

The Urhobo Historical Society site offers basic information about the Urhobo Peoples of Southern Nigeria. This site was designed and constructed by Peter P. Ekeh, Ph.D. of the State University of New York at Buffalo, and it includes general information regarding Urhobo history, economy, political systems, and religion. In addition, the site offers a glimpse of various Urhobo art forms --...
View Resource NigeriaWorld

Despite the fine coverage offered by the BBC and other news providers, finding detailed and up-to-date information about any number of African countries can be frustrating -- especially when looking for different perspectives on events that have bearing on international affairs and the like. Despite the presence of numerous advertisements, NigeriaWorld is a good way to find out about current...
View Resource Benin-Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria [Quick Time, Adobe

The royal arts of the Benin Kingdom of south-central Nigeria focus on the centrality of the "Oba", or divine king, and this exhibit, organized by museums in Austria, Africa, Germany, the U.S., and France, traces the history of Benin's royal arts from the early 13th century to the mid-twentieth. On the exhibition's website there are ten themes to explore including "The Warrior Obas", "The Oba's...