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Nigeria Honors South African President With a Statue, and Everyone is Wondering Why

President Jacob Zuma had a statue erected in his honor, and a street named after him for some reason.

Last week Saturday, South African president Jacob Zuma visited Nigeria to "strengthen socio-economic relations and deepen cooperation in education" between the two countries.

While visiting Nigeria's Imo State, Zuma was honored with giant bronze statue of him. Most people (from both South Africa and Nigeria), who expressed their views on Twitter, aren't so sure why the gift was necessary.



But it didn't stop there, as Nigeria further honored Zuma by naming a street after him and governor of the Imo State, Mr Owelle Okorocha bestowed on Zuma the Imo Merit Award.

The Imo Merit Award honors distinguished personalities who develop their communities.

Everyone is wondering why.












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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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