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The city of Benin

Jacob U. Echarevba

The city of Benin

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Published by s.n. in [Benin City .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago, Joseph Regenstein Library, 1971? On 1 microfilm reel with other items ; 35 mm.

Statementby Jacob U. Echarevba.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 40863 (D)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination27 p.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1827845M
LC Control Number89894977

Benin City is the capital city of Edo state which is the Midwest east of Nigeria, West Africa. Obadan is one of the villages that existed before the second period of the Benin Empire in about A.D. It existed with other villages like Erua, Udeni, Ebue and Ugha. It is one of the villages that have hereditary Chiefs (Enigie). Please note that.


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