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Revealed: Here's What Goodluck Jonathan Was Watching on His 36 TVs

A recent photo has surfaced, revealing what the former Nigerian president was watching on all of his 36 TVs.

Nigeria's former president Goodluck Jonathan's home in Abuja was burglarized last month, the BBC reports. Early reports stated that the president had lost 36 plasma televisions and 25 refrigerators. That's right—36 television sets and 25 refrigerators, because why not?


On Tuesday a spokesman for Jonathan corrected "exaggerated" reports, stating that the former leader had only lost six televisions and 3 refrigerators. "Being that the house is a modest, 4-bedroom duplex, it couldn't have been fitted with 36 plasma television sets and 25 refrigerators as falsely reported by some media outlets," he said.

However, we still remain doubtful—it's not at all hard to imagine Goodluck Jonathan having 36 television sets, nor is it hard to imagine what he might have been watching on those television sets.

In fact, a recent photo has surfaced claiming to reveal what it was that Mr. Jonathan was watching:

Update: a second photograph has surfaced, disclosing the contents of one of Jonathan's fridges:

 

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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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