Long before colonialism, the great Benin Empire (now Benin City in present day E…




Long before colonialism, the great Benin Empire (now Benin City in present day Edo State, Nigeria), had streetlights powered by palm oil.

These street lamps were stolen by British troops from Benin City in Edo State, Nigeria during the invasion of the Benin Empire in 1897. https://t.co/AHJMIcbnLt


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