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Why the 700 years old Ife Head has not been returned to Nigeria

By Guardian Exclusive
03 July 2022   |   9:52 am
British police have continued to keep a stolen Nigerian artefact. This is as a result of Nigerian officials and a Belgian antique dealer failing to reach an agreement on the return of the Ife Head.

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