Libya’s electoral commission says Gaddafi’s son is ‘ineligible’ to run as president

Libya’s electoral commission has announced on Wednesday that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of the country’s revolutionary leader Muammar Gaddafi is ineligible to contest the Presidential seat in the December poll. The decision is however subject to appeal. The electoral body’s statement claimed that, Saif who filed earlier to run is being rejected due to a […]

U.S museum returns looted artefacts to Nigeria

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in the US has handed over some looted artefacts to the Nigerian National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) as pressure mounts for restitution. The returned artefacts include two 16th-century brass plaques and a 14th century brass head that were looted in Benin in the year 1897 which were retrieved […]