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Okayafrica Presents Afrobeat x Afrobeats with Davido and Antibalas at Lincoln Center Out of Doors July 29th!

Okayafrica's Afrobeat x Afrobeats brings you the mashup of the summer with Davido + Antibalas at Lincoln Center Out of Doors July 29th!

Join Okayafrica as we transport Lincoln Center Out of Doors to Nigeria—where Fela Kuti’s Afrobeat will meet the contemporary Naija pop music “afrobeats” in a progressive and wholly immersive musical conversation—live, and on stage.


On Friday, July 29, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., America’s number one afrobeat band, Antibalas will collaborate with international superstar, the Lagos ­based afrobeats sensation, Davido, at one of the country’s longest running free outdoor summer festivals.

The two will trade ­off Fela Kuti songs, Davido’s original hits, and more, in an explosive musical mash­up of live instrumentation, Fela dancers, and the latest smash hits fresh from Nigerian dance floors.

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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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