Benin - Jubilant crowds thronged the palace of Oba Ewuare II of Benin to felicitate with the royal family after his coronation on Thursday.
In spite of the very heavy security at the entrance to the palace, the people were not deterred.
Those who could gain access to the palace ground waited for the arrival of the new Oba to the palace.
Many sang and played music at various stands and points in the palace ground. They occupied all the available canopies provided.
The Nigeria Police, NSCDC, the DSS and private outfits provided security at the occasion.
Watch scenes from the coronation below: