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25 Interesting Facts about Nigeria’s 36 States

If you alphabetically list the capitals against the states, including the FCT, the capital of OGUN would be MAIDUGURI, while only...
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21 Interesting Facts you did not know about Sani Abacha

In 1995, after the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa, Time magazine named Abacha “Thug of the Year.” In 2004, Abacha was listed as the fourth most corrupt leader in history.
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50 Interesting Facts you did not know about Ahmadu Bello

Sir Ahmadu Bello is still venerated by millions of Nigerians, especially Northerners. The largest university in West Africa (the second-largest in...
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40 Interesting Facts you did not know about Ibadan

The city of Ibadan was created in 1829 as a war camp for warriors coming from Oyo, Ife, and Ijebu. A...
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Alvan Ikoku: 10 Interesting Facts about the Man on the 10 Naira note

His face graciously adorns the 10 naira note but only few Nigerians know who Alvan Ikoku was. Let us take a...
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25 Interesting Facts you did not know about Martin Luther King Jnr.

On this day in 1968, Martin Luther King Jnr. (January 15, 1929–April 4, 1968), an American Baptist minister and activist who...
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21 Interesting Facts you did not know about Shehu Shagari

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President Shehu Shagari (1925-2018) is a phenomenon and there are many inherent qualities I admire about him. As Nigeria’s President, Head-of-State,...
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The Man, the Mystery: Murtala Mohammed in the Eyes of History

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On the eve of the Saint Valentine’s Day preparation in 1976, Lagosians experienced the most bizarre happenings in Nigerian history in...

25 Interesting Facts you did not know about Cross River State

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The slogan of Cross River State is The People's Paradise. Have you ever wondered why? Why does it seem rather quiet in Nigerian politics?...

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25 Interesting Facts about Nigeria’s 36 States

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