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Nigerian Label Weiz Dhurm Franklyn's 'Florisis'

View the new "Florisis" collection from Nigerian label Weiz Dhurm Franklyn for Spring/Summer 14.

Up-and-coming Nigerian brand Weiz Dhurm Franklyn finally revealed their new S/S 14 collection Florisi. Created by Wisdom Franklyn, the collection is inspired by "the Roman Goddess of spring and flowers," as can be seen in the floral designs. Photographed by Kellystrophq and styled by Wisdom Anaba, Florisis features a number of incredible looks and garments and stars models Sharon Egwurube and Maryam Momodu. Franklyn's vision is clear as he combines glamorous femininity with a hint of modernity. Scroll through our gallery above to view the collection and if you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #weizdhurmfranklyn.

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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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