Country: Nigeria

Stolen artefacts: Oba of Benin, Obaseki to build world-class Museum

(Nigeria)

The Nation (2018). Stolen artefacts: Oba of Benin, Obaseki to build world-class Museum. The Nation. 5 April.

Musée Du Quai Branly As Ally In Quest For Restitution Of African Artefacts?

(Nigeria; France)

Kwame Opoku (2018). Musée Du Quai Branly As Ally In Quest For Restitution Of African Artefacts?. Modern Ghana. 15 January.

Nigeria Demands Unconditional Return Of Looted Artefacts: A Season Of Miracles?

(Nigeria)

Kwame Opoku (2017). Nigeria Demands Unconditional Return Of Looted Artefacts: A Season Of Miracles?. Modern Ghana. 31 December.

Lost artifact: Stealing of Nigeria's history, identity

(Nigeria)

Tony Okuyeme (2017). Lost artifact: Stealing of Nigeria's history, identity. New Telegraph. 28 December.

Using technology to tackle theft and trafficking of antiquities

(Nigeria)

Peter Afolabi Akanbi (2017). Using technology to tackle theft and trafficking of antiquities. Nigerian Tribune. 28 December.

Return of stolen artefacts, last stage of Africa's decolonization – Commission

(Nigeria)

News Agency of Nigeria (2017). Return of stolen artefacts, last stage of Africa's decolonization – Commission. The News. 23 December.

Art dealers lament losses, demand probe of market fire

(Nigeria)

Adelani Adepegba (2017). Art dealers lament losses, demand probe of market fire. Punch. 22 December.

Commission wants unconditional return of stolen works

(Nigeria)

News Agency of Nigeria (2017). Commission wants unconditional return of stolen works. Vanguard. 22 December.

Humboldt Forum And Selective Amnesia: Research Instead Of Restitution Of African Artefacts.

(Nigeria; Ghana; Germany)

Kwame Opoku (2017). Humboldt Forum And Selective Amnesia: Research Instead Of Restitution Of African Artefacts.. Modern Ghana. 22 December.

Curators, scholars charge govt on loot of artefacts

(Nigeria)

Tinka Adeniran (2017). Curators, scholars charge govt on loot of artefacts. The Nation. 11 December.

Gov. Obaseki Reinstates Commitment To Bring Back Stolen Benin Artifacts

(Nigeria)

Richard Eweka (2017). Gov. Obaseki Reinstates Commitment To Bring Back Stolen Benin Artifacts. The Nigerian Observer. 31 October.

A visual history of Benin City returns home

(Nigeria)

The Economist (2017). A visual history of Benin City returns home. The Economist. 30 October.

Looted Benin bronzes to be lent back to Nigeria

(United Kingdom; Germany; Nigeria; France)

Gareth Harris (2017). Looted Benin bronzes to be lent back to Nigeria. The Art Newspaper. 16 October.

Why 'stolen' artifacts cannot be returned now, by U.S. representatives

(Nigeria; United States of America)

Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu (2017). Why 'stolen' artifacts cannot be returned now, by U.S. representatives. The Guardian. 30 September.

Why we can't return African artworks –Smithsonian museum

(United States of America; Nigeria)

Alexander Okere (2017). Why we can't return African artworks –Smithsonian museum. Punch. 30 September.

European Summit to Discuss the Return of Looted West African Art

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Ben Panko (2017). European Summit to Discuss the Return of Looted West African Art. Smithsonian. 31 August.

Western museums try to forge deal with west Africa to return the Benin bronzes

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Ben Quinn (2017). Western museums try to forge deal with west Africa to return the Benin bronzes. The Guardian. 12 August.

Nigeria: When Nigeria Celebrated Return of Stolen Artifacts

(Nigeria)

Nurudeen Oyewole (2017). Nigeria: When Nigeria Celebrated Return of Stolen Artifacts. All Africa. 16 July.

In Lagos, lost treasures brings hope in artefacts repatriation

(Nigeria)

Tajudeen Sowole (2017). In Lagos, lost treasures brings hope in artefacts repatriation. The Guardian. 2 July.

FG to reward whistleblowers of stolen artifacts – Minister

(Nigeria)

Nurudeen Oyewole (2017). FG to reward whistleblowers of stolen artifacts – Minister. Daily Trust. 16 June.

117 years later: SEE stolen artifacts Britain returned to Nigeria

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Chika Jones (2017). 117 years later: SEE stolen artifacts Britain returned to Nigeria. NAIJ. 9 June.

Stolen Nigerian artifact found in Italy

(Nigeria; Italy)

The Cable (2017). Stolen Nigerian artifact found in Italy. The Cable. 18 May.

Did Damien Hirst Steal Nigerian Culture To Make His Art?

(Nigeria)

Lizzie Crocker (2017). Did Damien Hirst Steal Nigerian Culture To Make His Art?. The Daily Beast. 11 May.

Is the worlds richest artist using his privilege to manipulate us?

(Nigeria)

Kehinde Omotosho (2017). Is the worlds richest artist using his privilege to manipulate us?. Pulse. 10 May.

Return our stolen artifacts, Benin monarch tells British High Commissioner

(Nigeria)

Jethro Ibileke (2017). Return our stolen artifacts, Benin monarch tells British High Commissioner. The News. 4 May.

Cambridge must return its Benin Bronzes, without condition

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Jason Okundaye (2017). Cambridge must return its Benin Bronzes, without condition. Varsity. 15 April.

Exclusive: University-owned Benin collections may be loaned to Nigeria under new agreement

(Nigeria; United States of America)

Monty Fynn (2017). Exclusive: University-owned Benin collections may be loaned to Nigeria under new agreement. Varsity. 4 April.

Kidnapped German archaeologists freed in northern Nigeria

(Nigeria)

Associated Press (2017). Kidnapped German archaeologists freed in northern Nigeria. The Guardian. 26 February.

Kidnappers of German archaeologist, Professor Peter Breunig demand N60 million

(Nigeria)

John Owen Nwachukwu (2017). Kidnappers of German archaeologist, Professor Peter Breunig demand N60 million. Daily Post. 24 February.

Nigeria: Govt Vows to Deal With Collaborators of Destroyed 190-Year Monument

(Nigeria)

Times (2017). Nigeria: Govt Vows to Deal With Collaborators of Destroyed 190-Year Monument. All Africa. 29 January.

Customs officials can't tell antiquities from crafts they seize

(Nigeria)

Daily Trust (2016). Customs officials can't tell antiquities from crafts they seize. Daily Trust. 21 December.

Minister condemns illegal trafficking of artefacts

(Nigeria)

Gistmaster (2016). Minister condemns illegal trafficking of artefacts. Gistmaster. 17 November.

FG to partner Rescuers Association on repatriation of stolen artifacts — Minister

(Nigeria)

Segun Adebowale (2016). FG to partner Rescuers Association on repatriation of stolen artifacts — Minister. The Eagle. 16 November.

Nigeria: Jesus College under Pressure to Return Okukur

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Max Ndianaefo (2016). Nigeria: Jesus College under Pressure to Return Okukur. CP Africa. 14 October.

Cambridge under pressure to return looted Benin bronze cockerel - but won't return it in case it gets stolen again

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Colin Freeman (2016). Cambridge under pressure to return looted Benin bronze cockerel - but won't return it in case it gets stolen again. The Telegraph. 8 October.

Benin City: A Stunning Metropolis Annihilated By the British Empire

(Nigeria)

Daryl Worthington (2016). Benin City: A Stunning Metropolis Annihilated By the British Empire. New Historian. 25 September.

Brexit: How hope may rise for Nigeria's looted artefacts

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Tajudeen Sowole (2016). Brexit: How hope may rise for Nigeria's looted artefacts. The Guardian. 31 July.

Another Milestone As France Returns 2 Nok Artefacts

(Nigeria; Togo; France)

Chika Okeke (2016). Another Milestone As France Returns 2 Nok Artefacts. Leadership. 20 May.

Waiting for Benin bronze from UK

(Nigeria)

Ozolua Uhakheme (2016). Waiting for Benin bronze from UK. The Nation. 30 March.

Benin royals applaud Cambridge move on "Okukor"

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Vanguard (2016). Benin royals applaud Cambridge move on "Okukor". Vanguard. 21 March.

A question of morality

(Nigeria)

The Nation (2016). A question of morality. The Nation. 20 March.

Return Benin Bronze Cockerel, FG Pleads With British Govt

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Chika Okeke (2016). Return Benin Bronze Cockerel, FG Pleads With British Govt. Leadership. 18 March.

Soyinka calls for retrieval of Ife antiques

(Nigeria)

Okorie Uguru (2016). Soyinka calls for retrieval of Ife antiques. The Nation. 12 March.

Cambridge is considering returning a stolen 100-year-old bronze cockerel to Nigeria

(United Kingdom; Nigeria)

Lily Kuo (2016). Cambridge is considering returning a stolen 100-year-old bronze cockerel to Nigeria. Quartz. 9 March.

Cambridge college removes stolen Benin bronze cockerel

(United Kingdom; Nigeria)

The News (2016). Cambridge college removes stolen Benin bronze cockerel. The News. 9 March.

Benin Bronze "permanently removed" from Jesus hall

(United Kingdom; Nigeria)

Stevie Hertz (2016). Benin Bronze "permanently removed" from Jesus hall. The Cambridge Student. 8 March.

Right-on students demand Cambridge removes bronze statue …because it was looted by Britain

(United Kingdom; Nigeria)

Charlie Peat (2016). Right-on students demand Cambridge removes bronze statue …because it was looted by Britain. Express. 22 February.

BREAKING: Jesus College students vote to repatriate cockerel to Nigeria

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

The Cambridge Student (2016). BREAKING: Jesus College students vote to repatriate cockerel to Nigeria. The Cambridge Student. 18 February.

FG Partners Diasfund To Establish First Africa Digital Museum

(Nigeria)

Chika Okeke (2016). FG Partners Diasfund To Establish First Africa Digital Museum. Leadership. 5 February.

Vigilante foils robbery attempt at Kwara Museum

(Nigeria)

Romoke W. Ahmad (2016). Vigilante foils robbery attempt at Kwara Museum. Daily Trust. 18 January.

University Of Ibadan Raided By Robbers

(Nigeria)

Judith Blodun (2015). University Of Ibadan Raided By Robbers. Naij. 21 June.

Over 100 Artefacts Repatriated In 4 Years – Usman

(Nigeria)

Chika Okeke (2015). Over 100 Artefacts Repatriated In 4 Years – Usman. Leadership. 27 March.

NCMM to stop illegal museums

(Nigeria)

Osun Defender (2014). NCMM to stop illegal museums. Osun Defender. 29 November.

Nigeria: Reps Urge UK to Repatriate Stolen Artefacts

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Rotimi Akinwumi (2014). Nigeria: Reps Urge UK to Repatriate Stolen Artefacts. All Africa. 11 July.

Nigeria: House Congratulates Oba of Benin, Others Over Return of Stolen Artefacts

(Nigeria; United States of America)

Muhammad Bello (2014). Nigeria: House Congratulates Oba of Benin, Others Over Return of Stolen Artefacts. All Africa. 11 July.

Nigeria: Unesco Warns Nigeria Against Cultural Extinction

(Nigeria)

All Africa (2014). Nigeria: Unesco Warns Nigeria Against Cultural Extinction. All Africa. 8 July.

Nigeria: Benin Monarch, NCMM Disagree Over Reception for Returning Antiquities

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Simon Ebegbulem (2014). Nigeria: Benin Monarch, NCMM Disagree Over Reception for Returning Antiquities. All Africa. 5 June.

Use Diplomacy To Retrieve Stolen Artefacts - Adediran

(Nigeria)

Chika Okeke (2014). Use Diplomacy To Retrieve Stolen Artefacts - Adediran. Leadership. 11 April.