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Kwame Opoku, Dr.: 230 Publications

Returned- Nok Terracotta Male Figure 500 BC- AD 200

A Season Of “Miracles’’? Boston Museum Returns Looted Nigerian Artefacts

July 4, 2014

'It is indeed unfortunate that so much Nok material has been looted over time to supply the international market. Pro ...

June 27, 2014

'Culture is the soul of a nation. The illicit removal or destruction of cultural property deprives peoples of their h ...

June 5, 2014

Readers may recall that in a previous article, we had mentioned the wishes of a holder of looted Benin artefacts to r ...

April 6, 2014

It has been widely reported in the press that a group of private Chinese businessmen and collectors from Hunan Province, ...

April 5, 2014

We reproduce below an interview with Prince Edun Akenzua, younger brother of the Oba of Benin, published in the Niger ...

April 1, 2014

If this is not an April 1st hoax, then we must congratulate the British Government and the British Museum. If this is ...

March 23, 2014

We can certainly agree with the Director-General that the museums are not pagan shrines as many people, includin ...

March 16, 2014

One day two bandits entered the Summer Palace. One plundered, the other burned. Victory can be a thieving woman, or so ...

February 17, 2014

The result of The Guardian poll on the return of the Parthenon Marbles would have come as no surprise to those who ha ...

December 30, 2013

ldquo;Any Herero found within the German borders, with or without a gun, with or without cattle, will be shot. I no ...

December 27, 2013

A recent article entitled Colombia calls off exhibition of sculptures in face of protests , reprinted by the Museum ...

December 23, 2013

The restitution of those cultural objects which our museums and collections, directly or indirectly, possess than ...

October 27, 2013

We read with astonishment and anger that recently discovered Nok sculptures are being displayed for the first time ever ...

Author: Kwame Opoku, Dr.
Publications: 230 opinions

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