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Tracka de Day: Naija Boyz "Black and Yellow"

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We haven't posted on this hilarious remix of Wiz Khalifa's "Black and Yellow" by Nigeria's Naija Boyz yet, but it's surely one of the best parody tracks of the year. The Boyz, who focus their energy on parody driven remixes of Top 40 Hip-Hop songs repeatedly condone the importance of being proud to be African, and maintaining Nigerian culture. "Just got a call from Naija, this just in- too many dark girls want to pretend that they light skinned." This remix of Black and Yellow is an ode to the different shades of African woman, while poking fun at white culture and their lack of understanding for African woman .

 

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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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