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Double Magazine's 70s Editorial With Nigerian Model Betty Adewole

Double Magazine released their Spring/ Summer 14 Issue featuring Nigerian model Betty Adewole in a 70s inspired editorial.

Double Magazine's Spring/ Summer 2014 has some surprises in store. One of their editorials, starring British Nigerian model Betty Adewole, draws inspiration from the 70s, highlighting prints, hot pants, platforms shoes, and afros among other details. Considering the current fashion of natural looks and vintage pieces, the stylistic direction makes sense and serves in putting black natural beauty forward. Scroll through our gallery to view the editorial, photographed by Andrea Spotorno and styled by Poppy Kain. If you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #bettyadewole.
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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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