A bronze statue that was looted from what is now Nigeria more than a century ago will be returned, Cambridge University in Britain said, as Nigeria’s government announced a new campaign Thursday for the return of the West African nation’s looted and smuggled artifacts from around the world.
British university to return looted bronze statue to Nigeria
A Benin bronze cockerel that is to be repatriated to Nigeria from Jesus College, Cambridge University, is pictured in this undated handout in Cambridge, Britain. (Chris Loades/Handout via Reuters)
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