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London museum to return 72 Benin treasures to Nigeria
Horniman museum is first government-funded institution to hand back artefacts looted by British forces in 1897

Josh Halliday

07, Aug, 2022 @9:31 PM

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Hundreds march in central Italy over murder of Nigerian street vendor
Killing of Alika Ogorchukwu, 39, sparks racism debate amid election campaign focused on immigration

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

07, Aug, 2022 @12:34 PM

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‘I could have been a Mo Farah’: trafficked boxer denied his shot at Olympic glory by Home Office
Kelvin Bilal Fawaz reveals how Farah’s TV interview was a reminder of how his own boxing career was lost to life in immigration limbo

Annie Kelly

16, Jul, 2022 @5:10 PM

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Suspected Islamist attack frees hundreds of prisoners in Nigeria
Inmates on the run after gunmen armed with explosives attack prison near capital, Abuja

Emmanuel Akinwotu West Africa correspondent and Isaac Abrak in Abuja

06, Jul, 2022 @2:04 PM

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The Nigerian gas deal, the Irish impresario and the £8bn ruling amid claims of bribery
Officials allege contract was corruptly procured by business duo behind P&ID as saga of energy project and secretive tribunal heads for high court

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

03, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Germany hands over two Benin bronzes to Nigeria
Two countries sign restitution agreement covering more than 1,000 items in German hands

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

01, Jul, 2022 @4:22 PM

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‘Bought like a chicken’: struggle to end wahaya slavery in Niger
Al-Husseina Amadou was just one of thousands of girls in west Africa who are still bought cheaply as a wahaya, or ‘fifth wife’

Fred Harter in Niamey

28, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Women with children in UK face deportation to Nigeria and Ghana
Human rights campaigners raise range of safety concerns over planned removal of people on Home Office charter flight this week

Diane Taylor

26, Jun, 2022 @4:32 PM

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Liz Truss accused of ignoring evidence of rendition of UK citizen to Nigeria
Family of Nnamdi Kanu, a separatist leader, say he was seized and tortured in Kenya and then flown to Nigeria

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

12, Jun, 2022 @2:40 PM

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‘We are stuck’: months of university strikes leave young Nigerians’ lives on hold
Students face being in their mid-20s before they graduate as current dispute comes on top of 10-month strike in 2020

Pelumi Salako in Ilorin

08, Jun, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Nigeria: town mourns more than 50 people shot dead in church during mass
Witnesses describe how attackers detonated explosives and shot at those who tried to flee

Emmanuel Akinwotu West Africa correspondent

06, Jun, 2022 @6:56 PM

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The technical tunes getting elderly Nigerians up and digitally dancing
People living in a Lagos care home are enjoying a break in routine with a virtual mix of therapy and entertainment delivered via headset

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

30, May, 2022 @6:30 AM

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