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London Museum to consult Nigerian Londoners on return of looted Benin bronzes

30 January 2020 The Horniman Museum will consult Nigerian Londoners about the future of its Benin bronzes amid pressure to return them to Africa.   The 50 works, which include religious objects, weapons and jewellery, were looted by British troops in the 19th century during an invasion of the kingdom of Benin in modern-day Nigeria. A spokeswoman for the museum, in Forest …

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Nigerian pastor Nims Obunge runs for London mayor

8 November 2019 Nims Obunge is the senior pastor of Freedom’s Ark Church, in Bruce Grove, Tottenham, and well known among Nigerians and other black people in London, from his ministry and work with several faith organisations, government and voluntary agencies around curbing violent crime in the British capital. He is running as an independent to be mayor of London …

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Buhari’s “private visit” to London, more questions than answers


5 November 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari is at it again on a London trip shrouded in secrecy, evasion and probable lawbreaking.  The Globetrotter-in-Chief returned to Nigeria from a trip to Russia last month and then headed off to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia three days later.  He didn’t bother return to Nigeria from Riyadh and instead flew from there to London last …

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