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Audio: The Lijadu Sisters 'Horizon Unlimited' LP [1979 Reissue]


Horizon Unlimited (1979) is the fourth and final reissue from Yoruba priestesses and Fela Kuti cousins The Lijadu Sisters. Identical twins Taiwo and Kehinde were one of the few female acts to make it to the forefront of the Nigerian music scene in 70s; they rose from background singing gigs to eventually playing with Ginger Baker (Cream, Africa 70) and being popular features in US/UK music programs. Download the funk guitar album cut "Orere-Elejigbo" below and grab Horizon Unlimited, as well as the three previous Lijadu Sisters reisues, from Knitting Factory Records.

 

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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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