Top 13 Interesting Facts About Alexander the Great

In 15 years of conquest, Alexander the Great never lost a battle. His military tactics and strategies are still studied in military academies today.

Herbert Macaulay: 17 Interesting Facts About the Man on the One Naira Note &...

On December 5, 1893, Herbert Macaulay became the first Nigerian to qualify as a civil engineer and a member of the British Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

Pablo Escobar: Top 13 Unbelievable Facts About the Notorious Drug Lord

Pablo Escobar was one of the wealthiest criminals in history. In 1987, his personal wealth was at least $3 billion.

Athena: 5 Amazing Facts About the Greek Goddess of Wisdom and War

Athena also played a vital role at the beginning of the Trojan War, as she along with Hera and Aphrodite involved themselves in a feud.
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5 Amazing Facts About the First World War

The First World War was a universal war centred in Europe. The War to end all Wars began on July 28, 1914, and lasted until November 11, 1918.
10 Astonishing Facts about the British Royal Family

The British Royal Family: 10 Astonishing Facts You Didn’t Know

We all know of the British Royal Family and how proper their vocabulary is. But...there are some completely normal words they are not allowed to say...
6 Famous Foods that were Invented by Accident

6 Famous Foods that were Invented by Accident

A simple mistake, neglect, laziness, and even frustration led to the creation of some of the world's famous foods.

13 Interesting Facts About Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler committed suicide 10 days after his 56th birthday on April 30, 1945...

22 Interesting Facts About Abeokuta

Abeokuta was a sovereign nation for 20 years and 11 months before the British amalgamated her with the rest of Nigeria in 1914...

33 Interesting Facts About Nigerian Leaders

Niger, Katsina, Kano and Ogun States are the only states to have produced two Nigerian leaders who have ruled the country.
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26 Interesting Facts About Nigeria’s 36 States

A majority of Nigeria's 36 states got their names from rivers, urban legends, and acronym of major cities...
21 Interesting Facts about Sani Abacha

21 Interesting Facts 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.

50 Interesting Facts About Ahmadu Bello

In 1953, Sir Ahmadu Bello referred to Nigeria as the "mistake of 1914". Interestingly, the country's Democracy Day is now celebrated on his birthday.

40 Interesting Facts about Ibadan

Ibadan was founded by the Yoruba people in 1750. It became a Yoruba military headquarters in 1829 and came under British rule in 1893...

Alvan Ikoku: 10 Interesting Facts about the Man on the 10 Naira Note

Alvan Ikoku and his son, Samuel Goomsu Ikoku (1922–1997), were political rivals. Samuel won an election against his father at the Eastern Regional Assembly elections on March 15, 1957.
25 Interesting Facts About Martin Luther King Jr

25 Interesting Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.

In 1977, President Jimmy Carter awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom (the highest civilian award of the United States of America) to Martin Luther King.

20 Interesting Facts about Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi

Aguiyi-Ironsi adopted the name “Johnson” as his first name from his elder sister’s husband, Theophilus Johnson, who was a Sierra Leonean diplomat in Umuahia.
21 Interesting Facts About Shehu Shagari

21 Interesting Facts About Shehu Shagari

Shehu Shagari was the 6th child of his father, 6th Head-of-State of Nigeria, and also had 6 federal government appointments before he became President.
50 Interesting Facts about Murtala Muhammed

50 Interesting Facts About Murtala Muhammed

Murtala Muhammed remains the youngest Nigerian Head-of-State to die in office at the age of 37, and the only one to die before the age of 40...
25 Interesting Facts about Cross River State

25 Interesting Facts About Cross River State

Cross River State is the leading tourism state in Nigeria. Especially the capital, Calabar. Visitors from different parts of Nigeria come to the city in large numbers all year round.

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