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Date archive: July 2012

US returns 11 cultural artefacts to Nigeria

US returns 11 cultural artefacts to Nigeria

The United States has returned 11 cultural artefacts to Nigeria. Authorities said French customs officials tipped off the U.S. in April 2010 about a shipment headed to New York’s Kennedy Airport. The 10 Nok statues and a carved tusk were seized from a Manhattan gallery owner, and an investigation determined they were bona fide antiquities….

Enchanted by the waters of Nike Lake, Enugu

Enchanted by the waters of Nike Lake, Enugu

I peeped through a hole on a massive tree trunk, and at me peeked a viscous sheet of mud-brown fluid punctuated at different corners by verdant water lilies and rimmed along its banks by lush and verdant forests. The water lilies danced slowly as the waves of the lake gently swirled, glistening in the flood…

Wowed by the sun, sand and sea of the Atican Beach, Lekki

Wowed by the sun, sand and sea of the Atican Beach, Lekki

Down poured heavy showers of rain upon the stretch of Victoria Island in Lagos, flooding the lagoon banks on its northern flank and soaking the white sands of its beaches on the southern flank. Yet, the ocean raged as usual, inundating the Naija coastline with its invigorating saline fluids- its Atlantic waters and SE trade…

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