Benin City 'Faithless'

Stream African electronic music group Benin City's latest single "Faithless."

Benin City is a self-described 'electro brass' London group fronted by UK/Nigerian Josh Idehen, who previously worked with Okayafrica favorites LV on their album Routes and 38 EP. Benin City's latest single "Faithless," off their upcoming Fires In The Park LP, builds on a singular guitar riff and Idehen's sung/spoken vocals, eventually reaching a full-fledged indie-electronic affair. Stream "Faithless" below, as well as Benin City's two previous singles "My Love" and "Baby," to get the full scope of the London trio's sonic stamp.

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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